1928 FA Cup Final

The 1928 FA Cup Final was contested by Blackburn Rovers and Huddersfield Town at Wembley Stadium. Blackburn won 3–1, with goals from Jack Roscamp (2) and Tommy McLean.[1] Alex Jackson scored Huddersfield's goal, making this the first final in 18 years where both teams scored. It would be the last major trophy that Blackburn Rovers would win for the next 67 years, their next major honour being the FA Premier League title in 1995.

1928 FA Cup Final
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Event1927–28 FA Cup
Date21 April 1928
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeT.G. Bryan (Willenhall)

Match detailsEdit

Blackburn Rovers3–1Huddersfield Town
Roscamp   1'85'
McLean   22'
(Report) Jackson   55'
Attendance: 92,041
Referee: T.G. Bryan (Willenhall)
Blackburn Rovers
Huddersfield Town
GK 1   Jock Crawford
2   Jock Hutton
3   Herbert Jones
4   Harry Healless (c)
5   Willie Rankin
6   Austen Campbell
7   George Thornewell
8   Syd Puddefoot
9   Jack Roscamp
10   Tommy McLean
11   Arthur Rigby
  Bob Crompton
GK 1   Billy Mercer
2   Roy Goodall
3   Ned Barkas
4   Levi Redfern
5   Tom Wilson
6   David Steele
7   Alex Jackson
8   Bob Kelly
9   George Brown
10   Clem Stephenson (c)
11   Billy Smith
  Jack Chaplin

Match rules

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

Road to WembleyEdit

Blackburn RoversEdit

Round 3: Blackburn Rovers 4–1 Newcastle United

Round 4: Exeter City 2–2 Blackburn Rovers

Replay: Blackburn Rovers 3–1 Exeter City

Round 5: Blackburn Rovers 2–1 Port Vale

Round 6: Blackburn Rovers 2–0 Manchester United

Semi-Final: Blackburn Rovers 1–0 Arsenal

(at Filbert Street, Leicester)

Huddersfield TownEdit

Round 3: Huddersfield Town 4–2 Lincoln City

Round 4: Huddersfield Town 2–1 West Ham United

Round 5: Huddersfield Town 4–0 Middlesbrough

Round 6: Huddersfield Town 6–1 Tottenham Hotspur

Semi-Final: Huddersfield Town 2–2 Sheffield United

(at Old Trafford, Manchester)
Replay: Huddersfield Town 0–0 Sheffield United
(at Goodison Park, Liverpool)
Replay: Huddersfield Town 1–0 Sheffield United
(at Maine Road, Manchester)


  1. ^ Historic programme from Blackburn Rovers' 1928 FA Cup win fetches hundreds Vanessa Sims, Lancashire Telegraph, 21 May 2015

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