Saturday, 20 May 2017

What Happened To The Teams That Competed In The First Ever FA Cup? | Londonist

What Happened To The Teams That Competed In The First Ever FA Cup? | Londonist
... The brainchild of the FA's secretary Charles Alcock, the debut FA Cup was ultimately won by London side Wanderers in a match at the Kennington Oval. It's doubtful the play itself would have been recognisable as the beautiful game we enjoy today. This was a sport of low tactics, and no goalkeepers... or even crossbars. ...

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