FA Youth Cup Finals of the 1970s

FA Youth Cup Finals from 1970 to 1979.

1978–79: Millwall v. Manchester City (0–0 and 2–0, 2–0 aggregate)Edit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Millwall
No. Pos. Nation Player
GK   ENG Peter Gleasure
GK   ENG Paul Sansome
DF   ENG David Martin
DF   ENG Phil Coleman
DF   ENG Ian Gale
DF   ENG David Gregory
DF   ENG Paul Roberts
DF   ENG Paul Robinson
MF   EIR Andy Massey
MF   ENG Chris Dibble
MF   ENG Dave Mehmet
MF   EIR Tony Kinsella
MF   EIR Kevin O'Callaghan
FW   SCO Alan McKenna
FW   ENG Dean Horrix
Manchester City
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ENG Alex Williams
2 DF   ENG Gary Fitzgerald
3 DF   ENG Dick Cunningham
4 DF   ENG Nicky Reid
5 DF   ENG Tommy Caton
6 MF   ENG Ross McGinn
7 MF   ENG McClure
8 MF   ENG Leigh
9 MF   ENG Clive Wilson
10 FW   ENG Steve Kinsey
11 FW   ENG Kevin Glendon

1977–78: Crystal Palace v. Aston Villa (1–0)Edit

  • In 1978, the FA Youth Cup Final was played at Highbury over only one leg.[1][2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Crystal Palace
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ENG David Fry
2 DF   ENG Chris Sparks
3 DF   ENG Kevin Dare
4 DF   ENG Terry Fenwick
5 DF   ENG Billy Gilbert
6 MF   WAL Peter Nicholas
7 FW   ENG Les Carter
8 MF   EIR Jerry Murphy
9 FW   WAL Steve Lovell
10 MF   ENG Steve MacKenzie
11 FW   ENG Vince Hilaire
sub DF   ENG Neil Banfield
Aston Villa
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ENG Mark Kendall
2 DF   ENG Neil Morgan
3 DF   ENG Colin Gibson
4 DF   ENG Gary Williams
5 DF   ENG Brendan Ormsby
6 MF   SCO Ian Hendry
7 MF   ENG Lee Jenkins
8 FW   SCO John Capaldi
9 FW   ENG Ivor Linton
10 FW   ENG Adrian O'Dowd
11 FW   ENG Gary Shaw
sub   ENG Alan Ollis
  • Scorer for Crystal Palace; Terry Fenwick.[1]

1976–77: Crystal Palace v. Everton (1–0 aggregate)Edit

[3]Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Crystal Palace
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ENG David Fry
2 DF   ENG Terry Fenwick
3 DF   ENG Kenny Sansom
4 DF   ENG Billy Gilbert
5 MF   EIR Jerry Murphy
6 MF   ENG Steve Brennan
7 MF   WAL Peter Nicholas
8 FW   WAL Steve Lovell
9 FW   ENG Vince Hilaire
10 FW   ENG Steve Leahy
Everton
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 DF   SCO Billy Russell
2 DF   ENG Ray Deakin
3 DF   WAL Kevin Ratcliffe
4 DF   ENG Mark Higgins
5 MF   ENG Steve McMahon
6 FW   SCO Ross Jack
7 FW   SCO Joe McBride
  • Scorer for Crystal Palace; Terry Fenwick.[1]

1975–76: West Bromwich Albion v. Wolverhampton Wanderers (2–0 and 3–0, 5–0 aggregate)Edit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

West Bromwich Albion
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ENG Mark Grew
2 DF   ENG Tony Cooper
3 DF   ENG Derek Statham
4 DF   ENG John Loveridge
5 DF   ENG Brian Clarke
6 MF   ENG Martyn Davies
7 MF   ENG Steve Lynex
8 MF   ENG Colin Gregson
9 FW   WAL Mark Trenter
10 FW   ENG Wayne Hughes
11 MF   ENG Kevin Summerfield
Sub MF   ENG Derek Hood
Wolverhampton Wanderers
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ENG Tony Walker
2 DF   ENG Mark Duncombe
3 DF   ENG Gary Tysall
4 MF   ENG Paul Moss
5 DF   ENG Bob Hazell
6 DF   WAL George Berry
7 MF   ENG Chindha Singh
8 MF   ENG Martin Patching
9 FW   ENG Steve Crompton
10 FW   ENG Ken Todd
11 MF   SCO John Black
Sub   ENG Martin Loftus

1974–75: Ipswich Town v. West Ham United (3–1 and 2–0, 5–1 aggregate)Edit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Ipswich Town
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF   SCO John Wark
FW   ENG Keith Bertschin
FW   ENG David Geddis
MF   SCO Tommy O'Neill
West Ham United
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ENG David Danson
2   ENG Chris Smith
3   ENG Tony Tuddenham (Capt.)
4   ENG Derek Fraser
5 DF   ENG Alvin Martin
6   ENG John Domfe
7   ENG Malcolm Hill
8 MF   ENG Alan Curbishley
9   ENG Terry Sharpe
10 FW   ENG Geoff Pike
11 MF   ENG Paul Brush
Sub MF   ENG Terry Hurlock

1973–74: Tottenham v. Huddersfield Town (1–1 and 1–0, 2–1 aggregate)Edit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Tottenham Hotspur
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ENG Ian Cranstone
2 DF   ENG Ian Smith
3 DF   ENG Micky Stead
4 DF   ENG Andy Keeley
5 DF   WAL Wayne Cegielski
6 MF   ENG Gary Anderson
7 MF   NIR Noel Brotherston
8 MF   SCO Neil McNab
9 FW   ENG Chris Jones
10 FW   ENG Roger Gibbins
11 MF   ENG John Margerrison
Huddersfield Town
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ENG Dick Taylor
2 DF   SCO Alan Sweeney
3 DF   ENG Paul Garner
4 DF   ENG Stephen Barrett
5 DF   ENG Peter Hart
6 MF   ENG Martin Fowler
7 MF   ENG Lloyd Maitland
8 FW   ENG Bob Mountain
9 FW   ENG Bob Newton
10 FW   ENG Dave Nicholls
11 MF   ENG Francis Firth
sub   ENG Paul Cooper

1972–73: Ipswich Town v. Bristol City (3–0 and 1–1, 4–1 aggregate)Edit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Ipswich Town
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF   ENG John Peddelty
FW   ENG Robin Turner
FW   ENG Steve Vale
Bristol City
No. Pos. Nation Player

1971–72: Aston Villa v. Liverpool (1–0 and 4–2, 5–2 aggregate)Edit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Aston Villa
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   SCO Jake Findlay
2 DF   ENG John Gidman
3 DF   SCO Bob McDonald
4 MF   ENG Alan Little
5 DF   ENG Roy Stark
6 DF   ENG Brian Melling
7 MF   SCO Brian Gray
8 MF   ENG Doug George
9 FW   ENG Tony Betts
10 FW   ENG Brian Little
11 FW   SCO Mike Brady
Sub FW   ENG Dave Smith
Liverpool
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ENG Steve Jameson
2 DF   ENG Brian Kettle
3 DF   ENG Bob Johnston
4 MF   ENG Joe James
5 DF   ENG John Higham
6 MF   ENG Kevin Kewley
7 MF   ENG Phil Thompson
8 MF   ENG Tommy Gore
9 FW   ENG Derek Brownbill
10 FW   ENG Tommy Tynan
11 MF   EIR Tommy Maguire
Sub FW   ENG Neil Singleton

1970–71: Arsenal v. Cardiff City (0–0 and 2–0, 2–0 aggregate)Edit

First legEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Arsenal
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ENG Graham Horn
2 DF   ENG Dave Donaldson
3 DF   ENG Micky Shovelar
4 MF   ENG David Price
5 DF   ENG Brendon Batson
6 MF   ENG Jim de Garis
7 FW   ENG Brian Hornsby
8 MF   WAL Charlie Newton
9 FW   WAL Paul Davies
10 MF   ENG Terry Burton
11 FW   ENG Tony Waring
12 FW   ENG Kevin Kennerley
Cardiff City
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   WAL John Williams
2 DF   WAL Phil Dwyer
3 DF   WAL Jimmy Hobby
4 MF   SCO Billy Kellock
5 DF   ENG John Impey (c)
6 DF   WAL Alan Shaw
7 FW   WAL Bryan Rees
8 FW   SCO Jimmy McInch
9 FW   WAL Alan Couch
10 FW   WAL George Gibbs
11 FW   WAL Nigel Rees
12 MF   WAL Peter Davies

Second legEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Arsenal
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ENG Graham Horn
2 DF   ENG Dave Donaldson
3 DF   ENG Micky Shovelar
4 MF   ENG David Price
5 DF   ENG Brendon Batson
6 MF   ENG Jim de Garis
7 FW   ENG Brian Hornsby
8 MF   WAL Charlie Newton
9 FW   WAL Paul Davies
10 MF   ENG Terry Burton
11 FW   ENG Kevin Kennerley
Cardiff City
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   WAL John Williams
2 DF   WAL Phil Dwyer
3 DF   WAL Jimmy Hobby
4 MF   SCO Billy Kellock
5 DF   ENG John Impey (c)
6 DF   WAL Alan Shaw
7 FW   WAL Bryan Rees
8 FW   SCO Jimmy McInch
9 FW   WAL Alan Couch
10 FW   WAL George Gibbs
11 FW   WAL Nigel Rees
12 MF   WAL Peter Davies

1969–70: Tottenham Hotspur v. Coventry City (1–0 and 0–1, 1–1 aggregate, replay 2–2 and 2nd replay 1–0)Edit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Tottenham Hotspur
No. Pos. Nation Player
GK   ENG Barry Daines
DF   NZL Bobby Almond
DF   ENG Eddie Jones
DF   ENG Mike Dillon
MF   ENG Steve Perryman
DF   ENG William Edwards
MF   ENG John Oliver
MF   SCO Graeme Souness
FW   ENG Mike Flanagan
FW   ENG Ray Clarke
  ENG Ron Gibson
Coventry City
No. Pos. Nation Player
GK   ENG David Icke
DF   ENG Alan Dugdale
DF   EIR Jimmy Holmes
MF   WAL Colin Randell
MF   ENG Dennis Mortimer
MF   ENG Mick McGuire
MF   ENG Bobby Parker
MF   WAL Leslie Cartwright
MF   SCO John Stevenson
FW   ENG Alan Green

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Mike Purkiss & Nigel Sands (1990). Crystal Palace: A Complete Record 1905–1989. p. 72. ISBN 0907969542.
  2. ^ "Memoravilla: Focus on old Youth Cup programmes". AVFC.co.uk.
  3. ^ "Crystal Palace vs Everton 1977 – FA Youth Cup Final". Football Zone.co.uk. Archived from the original on 16 March 2017. Retrieved 15 March 2017.