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The 1992–93 FA Cup was the 112th season of the FA Cup, also known as The Football Association Challenge Cup. It was won by Arsenal, who beat Sheffield Wednesday 2–1 in the replay after a 1–1 draw in the final at the old Wembley Stadium. The goals were scored by Ian Wright and Andy Linighan, who scored in the 119th minute.

1992–93 FA Cup
Country England
 Wales
Defending championsLiverpool
ChampionsArsenal (6th title)
Runners-upSheffield Wednesday

First round properEdit

The first round matches were played on the weekend beginning 14 November 1992.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Blackpool 1–1 Rochdale
replay Rochdale 1–0 Blackpool
2 Chester City 1–1 Altrincham
replay Altrincham 2–0 Chester City
3 Darlington 1–2 Hull City
4 Bournemouth 0–0 Barnet
replay Barnet 1–2 Bournemouth
5 Burnley 2–1 Scarborough
6 Bury 2–0 Witton Albion
7 Sutton United 1–2 Hereford United
8 Marine 4–1 Halifax Town
9 Reading 1–0 Birmingham City
10 Woking 3–2 Nuneaton Borough
11 Gillingham 3–2 Kettering Town
12 Marlow 3–3 Salisbury
replay Salisbury 2–2 Marlow
Marlow won 4–3 on penalties
13 Bolton Wanderers 2–1 Sutton Coldfield Town
14 Macclesfield Town 0–0 Chesterfield
replay Chesterfield 2–2 Macclesfield Town
Macclesfield Town won 3–2 on penalties
15 Crewe Alexandra 6–1 Wrexham
16 West Brom 8–0 Aylesbury United
17 Lincoln City 0–0 Stafford Rangers
replay Stafford Rangers 2–1 Lincoln City
18 Shrewsbury 3–1 Mansfield Town
19 Doncaster Rovers 1–2 Hartlepool United
20 Wycombe Wanderers 3–1 Merthyr Tydfil
21 Northampton Town 3–1 Fulham
22 Brighton & Hove Albion 2–0 Hayes
23 Bradford City 1–1 Preston North End
replay Preston North End 4–5 Bradford City
24 Exeter City 1–0 Kidderminster Harriers
25 St Albans City 1–2 Cheltenham Town
26 Scunthorpe United 0–0 Huddersfield Town
replay Huddersfield Town 2–1 Scunthorpe United
27 Blyth Spartans 1–2 Southport
28 Cardiff City 2–3 Bath City
29 Kingstonian 1–1 Peterborough United
replay Peterborough United 9v1 Kingstonian[1]
replay Peterborough United 1–0 Kingstonian
30 Torquay United 2–5 Yeovil Town
31 York City 1–3 Stockport County
32 Stoke City 0–0 Port Vale
replay Port Vale 3–1 Stoke City
33 Rotherham United 4–0 Walsall
34 Wigan Athletic 3–1 Carlisle United
35 Colchester United 4–0 Slough Town
36 Swansea City w/o Maidstone United
37 Accrington Stanley 3–2 Gateshead
38 Dorking 2–3 Plymouth Argyle
39 Solihull Borough 2–2 VS Rugby
replay VS Rugby 2–1 Solihull Borough
40 Dagenham & Redbridge 4–5 Leyton Orient

Second Round ProperEdit

Third round properEdit

The third round matches were played on the weekend beginning 2 January 1993.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Watford 1–4 Wolverhampton Wanderers
2 Yeovil Town F.C. 1–3 Arsenal
3 Gillingham 0–0 Huddersfield Town
replay Huddersfield Town 2–1 Gillingham
4 Leicester City 0–0 Barnsley
replay Barnsley 1–1 Leicester City
Barnsley won 5–4 on penalties
5 Notts County 0–2 Sunderland
6 Nottingham Forest 2–1 Southampton
7 Blackburn Rovers 3–1 Bournemouth
8 Aston Villa 1–1 Bristol Rovers
replay Bristol Rovers 0–3 Aston Villa
9 Bolton Wanderers 2–2 Liverpool
replay Liverpool 0–2 Bolton Wanderers
10 Crewe Alexandra 3–1 Marine
11 Middlesbrough 2–1 Chelsea
12 West Bromwich Albion 0–2 West Ham United
13 Derby County 2–1 Stockport County
14 Luton Town 2–0 Bristol City
15 Sheffield United 2–2 Burnley
replay Burnley 2–4 Sheffield United
16 Ipswich Town 3–1 Plymouth Argyle
17 Newcastle United 4–0 Port Vale
18 Marlow 1–5 Tottenham Hotspur [2]
19 Manchester City 1–1 Reading
replay Reading 0–4 Manchester City
20 QPR 3–0 Swindon Town
21 Brentford 0–2 Grimsby Town
22 Northampton Town 0–1 Rotherham United
23 Brighton & Hove Albion 1–0 Portsmouth
24 Manchester United 2–0 Bury
25 Norwich City 1–0 Coventry City
26 Oldham Athletic 2–2 Tranmere Rovers
replay Tranmere Rovers 3–0 Oldham Athletic
27 Wimbledon 0–0 Everton
replay Everton 1–2 Wimbledon
28 Southend United 1–0 Millwall
29 Leeds United 1–1 Charlton Athletic
replay Charlton Athletic 1–3 Leeds United
30 Cambridge United 1–2 Sheffield Wednesday
31 Swansea City 1–1 Oxford United
replay Oxford United 2–2 Swansea City
Swansea City won 5–4 on penalties
32 Hartlepool United 1–0 Crystal Palace

Fourth Round ProperEdit

Fifth Round ProperEdit

The fifth round matches were played on the weekend beginning 13 February 1993.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Blackburn Rovers 1–0 Newcastle United
2 Sheffield Wednesday 2–0 Southend United
3 Derby County 3–1 Bolton Wanderers
4 Sheffield United 2–1 Manchester United
5 Ipswich Town 4–0 Grimsby Town
6 Tottenham Hotspur 3–2 Wimbledon
7 Manchester City 2–0 Barnsley
8 Arsenal 2–0 Nottingham Forest

Sixth Round ProperEdit

The sixth round matches were played on the weekend beginning 6 March 1993.

Blackburn Rovers, Premier League title contenders, lost on penalties to Premier League relegation battlers Sheffield United to end their double hopes, while Sheffield Wednesday moved closer to a second domestic cup final in the same season by triumphing at Derby County.

Arsenal defeated Ipswich Town 4-2 at Portman Road to move closer to a second domestic cup final, possibly another one with Sheffield Wednesday, and their first FA Cup triumph since 1979.

Tottenham Hotspur beat Manchester City 4-2 at Maine Road to book a North London derby with Arsenal in the semi-final. The match was suspended during the second half when a pitch invasion took place.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1 Blackburn Rovers 0–0 Sheffield United
replay Sheffield United 2–2 Blackburn Rovers
Sheffield United won 5–3 on penalties
2 Derby County 3–3 Sheffield Wednesday
replay Sheffield Wednesday 1–0 Derby County
3 Ipswich Town 2–4 Arsenal
4 Manchester City 2–4 Tottenham Hotspur

Semi-FinalsEdit

The semi-final matches were played on the weekend beginning 3 April 1993.

Both semi-finals were derby matches, with Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United contesting the Steel City derby - which Wednesday won 2-1 - and Arsenal triumphing 1-0 over Tottenham in the North London derby.

Sheffield Wednesday2–1 (a.e.t.)Sheffield United
Waddle   2'
Bright   108'
Cork   44'
Attendance: 75,364

Arsenal1–0Tottenham Hotspur
Adams   80'
Attendance: 76,263

FinalEdit

The first final was held on 15 May at Wembley Stadium and finished 1–1, after extra time, with Arsenal winning the replay on 20 May, 2–1 also after extra-time. This made Arsenal the first side to win the FA Cup and League Cup in the same season, just weeks after they had beaten Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 in the League Cup final.

Arsenal1 – 1 (a.e.t.)Sheffield Wednesday
Wright   20' Hirst   61'
Attendance: 79,347
Referee: Keren Barratt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arsenal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sheffield Wednesday

ReplayEdit

Arsenal2 – 1 (a.e.t.)Sheffield Wednesday
Waddle   68'
Attendance: 62,267
Referee: Keren Barratt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arsenal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sheffield Wednesday

Media coverageEdit

For the fifth consecutive season in the United Kingdom, the BBC were the free to air broadcasters while Sky Sports were the subscription broadcasters.[citation needed]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Match was void after injury to the Kingstonian keeper
  2. ^ Played at White Hart Lane
  3. ^ BBC report

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