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.

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

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

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

Match rules

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

Road to the Final


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.