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First FA Cup Winner Team - First FA Cup Final Winners


FA Cup is one of the most popular football competitions in the world. And the first final was played on 16 March 1872 at Kennington Oval in London, between Wanderers and Royal Engineers. There were 2,000 football fans around the pitch to watch the game live. Wanderers won the match 1 - 0. The winning Wanderers team received the trophy at a special reception at the Pall Mall Restaurant.
This is the only photograph of The Royal Engineers pictured in 1872. Back: Merriman, Ord, Marindin, Addison, Mitchell; Front: Hoskyns, Renny-Tailyour, Creswell, Goodwyn, Barker, Rich.

First FA Cup Final Winner and Teams
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