1993–94 FA Cup

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1993–94 FA Cup
Country England
Champions Manchester United
Runners-up Chelsea

The 1993–94 FA Cup was the 113th staging of the world and England's oldest cup competition, the Football Association Cup or FA Cup. The competition overall was won by Manchester United for the first time since 1990, with a 4–0 thrashing of Chelsea.

The first round started in November 1993 for teams from divisions 2 and 3. The teams form the Premier League and division 1 joined at the third round. For more information on the preliminary rounds and qualifying competition for this year's FA Cup, see the FA Cup archives on the FA website.

Calendar[edit]

First round proper[edit]

For the qualifying rounds, see 1993–94 FA Cup Qualifying Rounds.

The first round matches were played on the weekend beginning 13 November 1993.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Enfield 0–0 Cardiff City
replay Cardiff City 1–0 Enfield
2 Chesterfield 0–1 Rochdale
3 AFC Bournemouth 4–2 Brighton & Hove Albion
4 Barnet 2–1 Carshalton Athletic
5 Burnley 0–0 York City
replay York City 2–3 Burnley
6 Yeovil Town 1–0 Fulham
7 Woking 2–2 Weston-super-Mare
replay Weston-super-Mare 0–1 Woking
8 Marlow 0–2 Plymouth Argyle
9 Bolton Wanderers 3–2 Gretna
10 Macclesfield Town 2–0 Hartlepool United
11 Crewe Alexandra 4–2 Darlington
12 Scarborough 1–0 Bury
13 Shrewsbury Town 1–1 Doncaster Rovers
replay Doncaster Rovers 1–2 Shrewsbury Town
14 Wrexham 1–1 Walsall
replay Walsall 2–0 Wrexham
15 Kidderminster Harriers 3–0 Kettering Town
16 Bristol Rovers 1–2 Wycombe Wanderers
17 Northampton Town 1–2 Bromsgrove Rovers
18 Bradford City 0–0 Chester City
replay Chester City 1–0 Bradford City
19 Witton Albion 0–2 Lincoln City
20 Mansfield Town 1–2 Preston North End
21 Port Vale 2–0 Blackpool
22 Halifax Town 2–1 West Bromwich Albion
23 Stalybridge Celtic 1–1 Marine
replay Marine 4–4 Stalybridge Celtic
Stalybridge Celtic won 4–2 on penalties
24 Runcorn 0–2 Hull City
25 Metropolitan Police 0–2 Crawley Town
26 Rotherham United 1–2 Stockport County
27 Colchester United 3–4 Sutton United
28 Leyton Orent 2–1 Gravesend & Northfleet
29 Slough Town 1–2 Torquay United
30 Cambridge City 0–1 Hereford United
31 Cambridge United 0–0 Reading
replay Reading 1–2 Cambridge United
32 Leek Town 2–2 Wigan Athletic
replay Wigan Athletic 3–0 Leek Town
33 Molesey 0–4 Bath City
34 Telford United 1–1 Huddersfield Town
replay Huddersfield Town 1–0 Telford United
35 Swansea City 1–1 Nuneaton Borough
replay Nuneaton Borough 2–1 Swansea City
36 Accrington Stanley 2–3 Scunthorpe United
37 Farnborough Town 1–3 Exeter City
38 V.S. Rugby 0–3 Brentford
39 Yeading 0–0 Gillingham
replay Gillingham 3–1 Yeading
40 Knowsley United 1–4 Carlisle United

Second round proper[edit]

The second round matches were played on the weekend beginning 4 December 1993.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Chester City 2–0 Hull City
2 AFC Bournemouth 1–1 Nuneaton Borough
replay Nuneaton Borough 0–1 AFC Bournemouth
3 Bath City 2–1 Hereford United
4 Burnley 4–1 Rochdale
5 Yeovil Town 0–2 Bromsgrove Rovers
6 Walsall 1–1 Scunthorpe United
replay Scunthorpe United 0–0 Walsall
Scunthorpe United won 7–6 on penalties
7 Crewe Alexandra 2–1 Macclesfield Town
8 Lincoln City 1–3 Bolton Wanderers
9 Shrewsbury Town 0–1 Preston North End
10 Stockport County 5–1 Halifax Town
11 Wycombe Wanderers 1–0 Cambridge United
12 Kidderminster Harriers 1–0 Woking
13 Brentford 1–3 Cardiff City
14 Plymouth Argyle 2–0 Gillingham
15 Carlisle United 3–1 Stalybridge Celtic
16 Port Vale 1–0 Huddersfield Town
17 Torquay United 0–1 Sutton United
18 Wigan Athletic 1–0 Scarborough
19 Leyton Orient 1–1 Exeter City
replay Exeter City 2–2 Leyton Orient
Exeter City won 5–4 on penalties
20 Crawley Town 1–2 Barnet

Third round proper[edit]

The third round matches were played on the weekend beginning 8 January 1994.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Bristol City 1–1 Liverpool
replay Liverpool 0–1 Bristol City
2 Preston North End 2–1 AFC Bournemouth
3 Southampton 1–1 Port Vale
replay Port Vale 1–0 Southampton
4 Notts County 3–2 Sutton United
5 Blackburn Rovers 3–3 Portsmouth
replay Portsmouth 1–3 Blackburn Rovers
6 Sheffield Wednesday 1–1 Nottingham Forest
replay Nottingham Forest 0–2 Sheffield Wednesday
7 Bolton Wanderers 1–1 Everton
replay Everton 2–3 Bolton Wanderers
8 Grimsby Town 1–0 Wigan Athletic
9 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1–0 Crystal Palace
10 Sunderland 1–1 Carlisle United
replay Carlisle United 0–1 Sunderland
11 Luton Town 1–0 Southend United
12 Swindon Town 1–1 Ipswich Town
replay Ipswich Town 2–1 Swindon Town
13 Sheffield United 0–1 Manchester United
14 Stockport County 2–1 Queens Park Rangers
15 Newcastle United 2–0 Coventry City
16 Wycombe Wanderers 0–2 Norwich City
17 Manchester City 4–1 Leicester City
18 West Ham United 2–1 Watford
19 Plymouth Argyle 1–0 Chester City
20 Milwall 0–1 Arsenal
21 Oldham Athletic 2–1 Derby County
22 Chelsea 0–0 Barnet
replay Chelsea 4–0 Barnet
23 Wimbledon 3–0 Scunthorpe United
24 Exeter City 0–1 Aston Villa
25 Cardiff City 2–2 Middlesbrough
replay Middlesbrough 1–2 Cardiff City
26 Bromsgrove Rovers 1–2 Barnsley
27 Charlton Athletic 3–0 Burnley
28 Leeds United 3–1 Crewe Alexandra
29 Stoke City 0–0 Bath City
replay Bath City 1–4 Stoke City
30 Peterborough United 1–1 Tottenham Hotspur
replay Tottenham Hotspur 1–1 Peterborough United
Tottenham Hotspur won 5–4 on penalties
31 Birmingham City 1–2 Kidderminster Harriers
32 Oxford United 2–0 Tranmere Rovers

Fourth round proper[edit]

The fourth round matches were played on the weekend beginning 29 January 1994.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Notts County 1–1 West Ham United
replay West Ham United 1–0 Notts County
2 Bolton Wanderers 2–2 Arsenal
replay Arsenal 1–3 Bolton Wanderers
3 Grimsby Town 1–2 Aston Villa
4 Ipswich Town 3–0 Tottenham Hotspur
5 Stockport County 0–4 Bristol City
6 Newcastle United 1–1 Luton Town
replay Luton Town 2–0 Newcastle United
7 Kidderminster Harriers 1–0 Preston North End
8 Norwich City 0–2 Manchester United
9 Plymouth Argyle 2–2 Barnsley
replay Barnsley 1–0 Plymouth Argyle
10 Oldham Athletic 0–0 Stoke City
replay Stoke City 0–1 Oldham Athletic
11 Chelsea 1–1 Sheffield Wednesday
replay Sheffield Wednesday 1–3 Chelsea
12 Wimbledon 2–1 Sunderland
13 Cardiff City 1–0 Manchester City
14 Port Vale 0–2 Wolverhampton Wanderers
15 Charlton Athletic 0–0 Blackburn Rovers
replay Blackburn Rovers 0–1 Charlton Athletic
16 Oxford United 2–2 Leeds United
replay Leeds United 2–3 Oxford United

Fifth round proper[edit]

The fifth round matches were played on the weekend beginning 19 February 1994.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Bristol City 1–1 Charlton Athletic
replay Charlton Athletic 2–0 Bristol City
2 Bolton Wanderers 1–0 Aston Villa
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1–1 Ipswich Town
replay Ipswich Town 1–2 Wolverhampton Wanderers
4 Kidderminster Harriers 0–1 West Ham United
5 Oldham Athletic 1–0 Barnsley
6 Wimbledon 0–3 Manchester United
7 Cardiff City 1–2 Luton Town
8 Oxford United 1–2 Chelsea

Sixth round proper[edit]

Oldham Athletic reached the FA Cup semi-finals for the second time in five seasons, where they would meet their opponents from 1990 - Manchester United.

Luton reached their first semi-final since 1988 at the expense of West Ham United, where they would take on Chelsea.

1994-03-12
15:00
Bolton 0 – 1 Oldham Athletic
Beckford
Burnden Park, Bolton
Attendance: 20,321

1994-03-12
15:00
Manchester United 3 – 1 Charlton
Hughes Goal 46'
Kanchelskis Goal 71'75'
Leaburn
Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 44,347

1994-03-13
14:00
Chelsea 1 – 0 Wolves
Peacock
Stamford Bridge, London
Attendance: 29,340

1994-03-15
19:45
West Ham 0 – 0 Luton
Upton Park, West Ham, London
Attendance: 27,331

1994-03-23
19:45
Luton 3 – 2 West Ham
Oakes (3) M.Allen
Bishop
Kenilworth Road, Luton
Attendance: 13,166

Semi finals[edit]

A late equaliser in extra-time by Mark Hughes forced a replay for Manchester United against Oldham Athletic, which United won 4-1 to end their opposition's hopes of a first-ever FA Cup final.

Chelsea, meanwhile, won the other semi-final at the expense of surprise package Luton Town.

9 April 1994
Chelsea 2 – 0 Luton Town
Peacock Goal 13'48' Report
10 April 1994
Manchester United 1 – 1
(a.e.t)
Oldham Athletic
Hughes Goal 120' Pointon Goal 111'

Replay[edit]

13 April 1994
Manchester United 4 – 1 Oldham Athletic
Irwin Goal 10'
Kanchelskis Goal 15'
Robson Goal 62'
Giggs Goal 67'
Report Pointon Goal 40'

FA Cup Final[edit]

Main article: 1994 FA Cup Final

Two penalties by Eric Cantona as well as late goals by Mark Hughes and Brian McClair gave Manchester United a 4-0 triumph over Chelsea after the deadlock was still unbroken at half-time, and saw them become only the sixth club in history to win The double.

1994-05-14
15:00 BST
Manchester United 4 – 0 Chelsea
Cantona Goal 60' (pen.) Goal 66' (pen.)
Hughes Goal 69'
McClair Goal 90'
Wembley, London
Attendance: 79,684
Referee: David Elleray (London)
Manchester United
Chelsea

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