1921 FA Cup final

The 1921 FA Cup final was contested by Tottenham Hotspur and Wolverhampton Wanderers, which at the time was a Football League Second Division club, at Stamford Bridge. Spurs won by a single goal, scored by Jimmy Dimmock, eight minutes into the second half. The cup was presented to Tottenham Hotspur by King George V.

1921 FA Cup final
Official match programme
Event1920–21 FA Cup
Date23 April 1921
VenueStamford Bridge, London
RefereeJ. Davies (Rainhill)

George Edmonds, who played on the losing side, was the last surviving player from the game. He died in December 1989 at the age of 96.

Route to the FinalEdit

Tottenham HotspurEdit

Round 1: Tottenham Hotspur 6–2 Bristol Rovers

Round 2: Tottenham Hotspur 4–0 Bradford City

Round 3: Southend United 1–4 Tottenham Hotspur

Quarter-final: Tottenham Hotspur 1–0 Aston Villa

Semi-final: Tottenham Hotspur 2–1 Preston NE

(at Hillsborough)

Wolverhampton WanderersEdit

Round 1: Wolverhampton Wanderers 3–2 Stoke City

Round 2: Derby County 1–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Round 3: Fulham 0–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Quarter-final: Everton 0–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers[1]

Semi-final: Wolverhampton Wanderers 0–0 Cardiff City

(at Anfield)
(at Old Trafford)

Match detailsEdit

(Left): Stamford Bridge, venue for the final; (right): players of Tottenham Hotspur posing with the Cup
Tottenham Hotspur1–0Wolverhampton Wanderers
Dimmock   53'
Attendance: 72,805
Referee: J. Davies (Rainhill)
Tottenham Hotspur
Wolverhampton Wanderers


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