1929 FA Cup Final

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1929 FA Cup Final
Bolton goalkeeper Dick Pym keeps out a Portsmouth shot
Event 1928–29 FA Cup
Date 27 April 1929
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee A. Josephs (County Durham)
Attendance 92,576
1928
1930

The 1929 FA Cup Final was contested by Bolton Wanderers and Portsmouth at Wembley. Bolton won 2–0, with goals by Billy Butler and Harold Blackmore.


Match details[edit]

27 April 1929
15:00 BST
Bolton Wanderers 2–0 Portsmouth
Butler Goal 79'
Blackmore Goal 87'
(Report)
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 92,576
Referee: Arnold Josephs (County Durham)
Bolton Wanderers
Portsmouth
1 England Dick Pym
2 England Bob Haworth
3 England Alex Finney
4 England Fred Kean
5 England Jimmy Seddon (c)
6 England Harry Nuttall
7 England Billy Butler
8 Scotland Jim McClelland
9 England Harold Blackmore
10 England George Gibson
11 Scotland Willie Cook
Manager:
England Charles Foweraker
1 Scotland Jock Gilfillan
2 Northern Ireland Alec Mackie
3 England Thomas Bell
4 Scotland Jimmy Nichol
5 Scotland Johnny McIlwaine (c)
6 Scotland David Thackeray
7 England Fred Forward
8 England Jack Smith
9 England Jack Weddle
10 England David Watson
11 Wales Fred Cook
Manager:
England Jack Tinn

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Replay if scores still level.

Road to Wembley[edit]

Bolton Wanderers[edit]

Round 3: Bolton Wanderers 2–0 Oldham Athletic

Round 4: Liverpool 0–0 Bolton Wanderers

Replay: Bolton Wanderers 5–2 Liverpool

Round 5: Leicester City 1–2 Bolton Wanderers

Round 6: Blackburn Rovers 1–1 Bolton Wanderers

Replay: Bolton Wanderers 2–1 Blackburn Rovers

Semi-Final: Bolton Wanderers 3–1 Huddersfield Town

(at Anfield)

Portsmouth[edit]

Round 3: Portsmouth 2–1 Charlton Athletic

Round 4: Portsmouth 2–1 Bradford City

Round 5: Chelsea 1–1 Portsmouth

Replay: Portsmouth 1–0 Chelsea

Round 6: Portsmouth 3–2 West Ham United

Semi-Final: Portsmouth 1–0 Aston Villa

(at Highbury)

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