1932–33 FAI Cup

The FAI Cup 1932/33[A] was the twelfth edition of Ireland's premier cup competition, The Football Association of Ireland Challenge Cup or FAI Cup. The tournament began on 26 December 1932 and concluded on 26 March 1933 with the final replay held at Dalymount Park, Dublin. An official attendance[B] of 18,000 people watched Shamrock Rovers claim their fifth FAI Cup title in a row by defeating Dolphin.

1932–33 FAI Cup
CountryIreland
Dates27 December 1931 - 17 April 1932
ChampionsShamrock Rovers (6th title)
Runners-upDolphin
Semi-finalists

First roundEdit

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Tramore Rookies 0-8 Drumcondra 26 December 1932
2 Shelbourne 5-0 Jacobs 31 December 1932
3 Bray Unknowns 0-0 Cork Bohemians 1 January 1933
replay Cork Bohemians 0-0[C] Bray Unknowns 4 January 1933
refix[C] Cork Bohemians 2-2 Bray Unknowns 11 January 1933
replay(2) Bray Unknowns 1-2 Cork Bohemians 18 January 1933
4 Cork 6-1 Rossville 1 January 1933
5 Dundalk 1-1 Dolphin 1 January 1933
replay Dolphin 2-1 Dundalk 4 January 1933
6 Shamrock Rovers 3-1 St James's Gate 1 January 1933
7 Sligo Rovers 3-1 Brideville 1 January 1933
8 Waterford 0-4 Bohemians 1 January 1933

Second roundEdit

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Bohemians 7-1 Cork Bohemians 21 January 1933
2 Cork 1-1 Shamrock Rovers 22 January 1933
replay Shamrock Rovers 3-0 Cork 25 January 1933
3 Dolphin 2-1 Drumcondra 22 January 1933
4 Shelbourne 5-2 Sligo Rovers 22 January 1933

Semi-finalsEdit


Dolphin1–0Shelbourne
McCarney

FinalEdit

Shamrock Rovers3–3Dolphin
Byrne
Buchanan
Matthews(pen)
Lennox(pen(2))
Fallon
Attendance: 22,000

ReplayEdit

Shamrock Rovers3–0Dolphin
Daly (2)
Byrne
Attendance: 18,000
Winner of FAI Cup 1932–33
Shamrock Rovers
6th Title

NotesEdit

A. ^ From 1923-1936, the FAI Cup was known as the Free State Cup.

B. ^ Attendances were calculated using gate receipts which limited their accuracy as a large proportion of people, particularly children, attended football matches in Ireland throughout the 20th century for free by a number of means.

C. ^ a Fixture abandoned after 38 minutes. Re-Fixture played on 11 January.

ReferencesEdit

General
  • Terry O'Rourke, Sean Ryan (1985). Gillette book of the FAI CUP. Irish Soccer Co-op.

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