1881 FA Cup Final

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1881 FA Cup Final
1896 FA Cup.jpg
Event1879–80 FA Cup
Date9 April 1881
VenueKennington Oval, London
RefereeWilliam Peirce Dix

The 1881 FA Cup Final was contested by Old Carthusians and Old Etonians at the Kennington Oval. Old Carthusians won 3–0, the goals scored by Edward Wynyard, Edward Hagarty Parry, and Alexander Tod.

The final was played at the Kennington Oval on 9 April 1881; this was the Old Carthusians first appearance in the final and the Old Etonians, on their fourth appearance, were expected to win comfortably.[1] In the event, the Old Carthusians won convincingly, with goals from Edward Wynyard, Edward Parry, and Alexander Tod.[2]

Match details[edit]

Old Carthusians, winning side
Old Carthusians
Old Etonians
Old Carthusians 3
GK Leonard Gillett
DF Walter Norris
DF Sir Elliott Colvin
MF James F. M. Prinsep
MF Sir Joseph Vintcent
MF Walter Hansell
FW Lewis Richards
FW William Page
FW Edward Wynyard Goal
FW Edward Hagarty Parry Goal
FW Alexander Tod Goal
Old Etonians 0
GK John Rawlinson
DF Charles Foley
DF Thomas French
MF Hon Arthur Kinnaird
MF R Bryan Farrer
MF Reginald Macaulay
FW Harry Goodhart
FW Herbert Whitfeld
FW Philip Novelli
FW William Anderson
FW John Chevallier



  1. ^ Gibbons, Philip (2001). Association Football in Victorian England – A History of the Game from 1863 to 1900. Upfront Publishing. pp. 61–62. ISBN 1-84426-035-6.
  2. ^ "Old Carthusians 3 Old Etonians 0". FA Cup Final 1881. Archived from the original on 3 August 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2017.

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