1897 FA Cup Final
The 1897 FA Cup Final was contested by Aston Villa and Everton at Crystal Palace. Aston Villa won 3–2, with goals by John Campbell, Fred Wheldon and Jimmy Crabtree. Everton's goals came from Jack Bell and Dickie Boyle.
|Event||1896–97 FA Cup|
|Date||10 April 1897|
|Venue||Crystal Palace, London|
With results elsewhere going their way, Villa confirmed their status as League champions on this day. This makes them the only team to date to achieve the league and cup "double" on the same day.
- See explanation at 1896–97 in English football#Overview
- McColl, Graham (1998). The Hamlyn Illustrated History of Aston Villa, 1874–1998. Hamlyn. p. 25. ISBN 0-600-59529-3.
- "Sporting Chronicle – 1897 FA Cup Final". Archived from the original on 30 October 2008. Retrieved 22 April 2007.
- FA Cup Final kits, 1890–1899