1937 FA Cup Final

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1937 FA Cup Final
1937wembleylapofhonour.jpg
Event 1936–37 FA Cup
Date 1 May 1937
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
1936
1938

The 1937 FA Cup Final was contested by Sunderland and Preston North End at Wembley. Sunderland won 3–1, with goals by Bobby Gurney, Raich Carter and Eddie Burbanks. Frank O'Donnell's strike on 44 minutes had put Preston ahead.

The Sunderland 1937 FA Cup-winning team with the trophy.


Match details[edit]

1 May 1937
15:00 BST
Sunderland 3–1 Preston North End
Bobby Gurney Goal 52'
Raich Carter Goal 72'
Eddie Burbanks Goal 85'
Frank O'Donnell Goal 44'
Wembley, London
Attendance: 93,495
Referee: R. G. Rudd
Sunderland
Preston North End
1 England Johnny Mapson
2 England Jimmy Gorman
3 Scotland Alex Hall
4 Scotland Charlie Thomson
5 Scotland Bert Johnston
6 Scotland Alex 'Sandy' McNab
7 England Len Duns
8 England Raich Carter (c)
9 England Bobby Gurney
10 Scotland Patrick Gallacher
11 England Eddie Burbanks
Manager:
Scotland Johnny Cochrane
1 England Mick Burns
2 England Frank Gallimore
3 Scotland Andy Beattie
4 Scotland Bill Shankly
5 England Billy Tremelling (c)
6 Scotland Jimmy Milne
7 Scotland Jimmy Dougal
8 England Joseph Beresford
9 Scotland Frank O'Donnell
10 Scotland Willie Fagan
11 Scotland Hugh O'Donnell
Manager:
Scotland Tommy Muirhead

Match rules

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

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