1964 FA Cup Final

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1964 FA Cup Final
Old Wembley Stadium (external view).jpg
Event 1963–64 FA Cup
Date 2 May 1964[1]
Venue Wembley Stadium, London

The 1964 FA Cup Final was contested by West Ham United and Preston North End at Wembley. West Ham won 3–2, with goals from John Sissons, Geoff Hurst and Ron Boyce. Doug Holden and Alex Dawson scored Preston's goals.

Preston's Howard Kendall became the youngest player to play in a Wembley FA Cup Final, aged 17 years 345 days.

Road to Wembley[edit]

Preston North End

Round 3: Nottingham Forest 0–0 Preston North End

Replay: Preston North End 1–0 Nottingham Forest

Round 4: Bolton Wanderers 2–2 Preston Norh End

Replay: Preston North End 2–1 Bolton Wanderers

Round 5: Preston North End 1–0 Carlisle United

Round 6: Oxford United 1–2 Preston North End

Semi-final: Preston North End 2–1 Swansea City

(at Villa Park)

West Ham United

Round 3: West Ham United 3–0 Charlton Athletic

Round 4: West Ham United 3–1 Leyton Orient

Round 5: Swindon 1–3 West Ham United

Round 6: West Ham United 3–1 Burnley

Semi-final: West Ham United 3–1 Manchester United

(at Hillsborough)

Match details[edit]

2 May 1964
15:00 BST
Preston North End 2–3 West Ham United
Holden Goal 10'
Dawson Goal 40'
(Report) Sissons Goal 12'
Hurst Goal 52'
Boyce Goal 90'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 100,000
Referee: Arthur Holland
Preston North End
West Ham United
GK 1 Republic of Ireland Alan Kelly
RB 2 Scotland George Ross
LB 3 Scotland Jim Smith
RH 4 England Nobby Lawton (c)
CH 5 England Tony Singleton
LH 6 England Howard Kendall
OR 7 England Dave Wilson
IR 8 England Alec Ashworth
CF 9 Scotland Alex Dawson
IL 10 England Alan Spavin
OL 11 England Doug Holden
Scotland Jimmy Milne
GK 1 England Jim Standen
RB 2 England John Bond
LB 3 England Jack Burkett
RH 4 England Eddie Bovington
CH 5 England Ken Brown
LH 6 England Bobby Moore (c)
OR 7 England Peter Brabrook
IR 8 England Ronnie Boyce
CF 9 England Johnny Byrne
IL 10 England Geoff Hurst
OL 11 England John Sissons
England Ron Greenwood


  1. ^ "English FA Cup 1963–1964 : Final". Statto. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 

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