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The 1973 FA Trophy Final was the 4th final of the Football Association's cup competition for non-league clubs in the English football league system. The match was contested between Scarborough and Wigan Athletic, and was the first time that no Southern League team had reached the final since the competition began in 1970.[2]

1973 FA Trophy Final
Event1972–73 FA Trophy
After extra time
Date28 April 1973
VenueWembley Stadium, London
WeatherRain[1]
1972
1974

The match was won 2–1 by Scarborough after extra time.

MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

Scarborough2–1 (a.e.t.)Wigan Athletic
Leask   12'
Thompson   116'
Report Rogers   90'
Attendance: 23,000
  Bert Garrow
  Colin Appleton
  Jimmy Shoulder
  Harry Dunn
  George Siddle
  Bernie Fagan
  Gerry Donoghue
  Alan Franks
  Malcolm Leask
  Malcolm Thompson
  Dick Hewitt
Substitutes:
  Jeff Barmby
Player/Manager:
  Colin Appleton

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Todd, Eric (30 April 1973). "Scarborough upset Wigan". The Guardian. p. 20. (Subscription required (help)). Cite uses deprecated parameter |subscription= (help)
  2. ^ Todd, Eric (28 April 1973). "Scarborough 'at home'". The Guardian. p. 19. (Subscription required (help)). Cite uses deprecated parameter |subscription= (help)