1922 FA Cup Final
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Event1921–22 FA Cup
Date29 April 1922
VenueStamford Bridge, London
RefereeJ.W.P. Fowler (Sunderland)
Attendance53,000
1921
1923

The 1922 FA Cup Final was contested by Huddersfield Town and Preston North End at Stamford Bridge. Huddersfield won by a single goal, a penalty scored by Billy Smith.

This was the last final before the opening of Wembley Stadium, and was also Huddersfield's first and only FA Cup triumph. Preston goalkeeper James Mitchell was the first (and only) player ever to wear spectacles in an FA Cup Final.

Match details

29 April 1922
15:00 BST
Huddersfield Town 1–0 Preston North End Stamford Bridge, London
Attendance: 53,000
Referee: J W.P. Fowler (Sunderland)
Smith Goal 67' (pen) (Report)
Huddersfield Town
Preston North End
GK 1 Sandy Mutch
2 James Wood
3 Sam Wadsworth
4 Charlie Slade
5 Tom Wilson (c)
6 Billy Watson
7 George Richardson
8 Frank Mann
9 Ernie Islip
10 Clem Stephenson
11 Billy Smith
Manager:
Herbert Chapman
GK 1 James Mitchell
2 Tom Hamilton
3 Alex Doolan
4 Tom Duxbury
5 Joe McCall (c)
6 Johnny Williamson
7 Archibald Rawlings
8 Frank Jefferis
9 Billy Roberts
10 Roland Woodhouse
11 Peter Quinn
Manager:
None

Road to Stamford Bridge

Huddersfield Town

Round 1 Burnley 2–2 Huddersfield Town
Round 1 replay Huddersfield Town 3–2 Burnley
Round 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0–0 Huddersfield Town
Round 2 replay Huddersfield Town 2–0 Brighton & Hove Albion
Round 3 Blackburn Rovers 1–1 Huddersfield Town
Round 3 replay Huddersfield Town 5–0 Blackburn Rovers
Quarter-final Huddersfield Town 3–1 Millwall
Semi-final Huddersfield Town 2–0 Notts County
  (at Turf Moor)

Preston North End

Round 1 Preston North End 3–0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Round 2 Preston North End 3–1 Newcastle United
Round 3 Barnsley 1–1 Preston North End
Round 3 replay Preston North End 3–0 Barnsley
Quarter-final Arsenal 1–1 Preston North End
Quarter-final replay Preston North End 2–1 Arsenal
Semi-final Preston North End 2–1 Tottenham Hotspur
  (at Hillsborough)

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