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1922 FA Cup Final
FA Cup
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 Soccerball 67' (pen) (Report)
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Huddersfield Town
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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
10Clem Stephenson
11Billy 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
10Roland Woodhouse
11Peter Quinn
Manager:
None

Road to Stamford Bridge

Huddersfield Town

Round 1Burnley2–2Huddersfield Town
Round 1 replayHuddersfield Town3–2Burnley
Round 2Brighton & Hove Albion0–0Huddersfield Town
Round 2 replayHuddersfield Town2–0Brighton & Hove Albion
Round 3Blackburn Rovers1–1Huddersfield Town
Round 3 replayHuddersfield Town5–0Blackburn Rovers
Quarter-finalHuddersfield Town3–1Millwall
Semi-finalHuddersfield Town2–0Notts County
 (at Turf Moor)

Preston North End

Round 1Preston North End3–0Wolverhampton Wanderers
Round 2Preston North End3–1Newcastle United
Round 3Barnsley1–1Preston North End
Round 3 replayPreston North End3–0Barnsley
Quarter-finalArsenal1–1Preston North End
Quarter-final replayPreston North End2–1Arsenal
Semi-finalPreston North End2–1Tottenham Hotspur
 (at Hillsborough)

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