1907 FA Cup Final

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1907 FA Cup Final
The Wednesday 1907 FA Cup squad.jpg
The Wednesday's winning squad
Event1906–07 FA Cup
Date20 April 1907
VenueCrystal Palace, London
RefereeN. Whittaker

The 1907 FA Cup Final was contested by The Wednesday and Everton at Crystal Palace. Sheffield Wednesday won 2–1, with goals by Jimmy Stewart and George Simpson.

This was the second time that the previous winner had reached the final and failed to win it, the first time being in 1883 when Old Etonians lost to Blackburn Olympic.[1]

Match details[edit]

The Wednesday2–1Everton
Stewart Goal 20'
Simpson Goal 86'
Sharp Goal 45'
Attendance: 84,584
Referee: N. Whittaker
The Wednesday
England Jack Lyall
England Billy Layton
England Harry Burton
England Tom Brittleton
England Tommy Crawshaw
England Bill Bartlett
England Harry Chapman
England Frank Bradshaw
Scotland Andrew Wilson
England James Stewart
England George Simpson
England Arthur Dickinson
Ireland Billy Scott
England Walter Balmer
England Bob Balmer
England Harry Makepeace
Scotland Jack Taylor (c)
England Walter Abbott
England Jack Sharp
Scotland Hugh Bolton
Scotland Alex "Sandy" Young
England Jimmy Settle
England Harold Hardman
England William C. Cuff

Match rules

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

Road to the Final[edit]

Sheffield Wednesday
Home teams listed first.

Round 1: The Wednesday 3–2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Round 2: Southampton 1–1 The Wednesday

Replay: The Wednesday 3–1 Southampton

Round 3: The Wednesday 0–0 Sunderland

Replay: Sunderland 0–1 The Wednesday

Round 4: The Wednesday 1–0 Liverpool


Semi-final: Arsenal 1–3 The Wednesday

Home teams listed first. Round 1: Everton 1–0 Sheffield United

Round 2: West Ham United 1–2 Everton


Round 3: Everton 0–0 Bolton Wanderers

Replay: Bolton 0–3 Everton

Round 4: Crystal Palace 1–1 Everton

Replay: Everton 4–0 Crystal Palace

Semi-final: West Bromwich Albion 1–2 Everton


  1. ^ "Cup Final Statistics". The Football Association. Retrieved 19 September 2016.

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