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1928 FA Cup Final
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Event1927–28 FA Cup
Date21 April 1928
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeT.G. Bryan (Willenhall)
Attendance92,041
1927
1929

The 1928 FA Cup Final was contested by Blackburn Rovers and Huddersfield Town at Wembley Stadium. Blackburn won 3–1, with goals from Jack Roscamp (2) and Tommy McLean. Alex Jackson scored Huddersfield's goal, making this the first final in 18 years where both teams scored.

Match details

1928-04-21
15:00 BST
Blackburn Rovers 3–1 Huddersfield Town Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 92,041
Referee: T.G. Bryan (Willenhall)
Roscamp Goal 1'
McLean Goal 22'
Roscamp Goal 85'
(Report) Jackson Goal 55'
Blackburn Rovers
Huddersfield Town
GK 1 Flag of Scotland Jock Crawford
2 Flag of Scotland Jock Hutton
3 Flag of England Herbert Jones
4 Flag of England Harry Healless (c)
5 Flag of England Willie Rankin
6 Flag of England Austen Campbell
7 Flag of England George Thornewell
8 Flag of England Syd Puddefoot
9 Flag of England Jack Roscamp
10 Flag of England Tommy McLean
11 Flag of England Arthur Rigby
Manager:
Flag of England Bob Crompton
GK 1 Flag of England Billy Mercer
2 Flag of England Roy Goodall
3 Flag of England Ned Barkas
4 Flag of England Levi Redfern
5 Flag of England Tom Wilson
6 Flag of Scotland David Steele
7 Flag of Scotland Alex Jackson
8 Flag of England Bob Kelly
9 Flag of England George Brown
10 Flag of England Clem Stephenson (c)
11 Flag of England Billy Smith
Manager:
Flag of Scotland Jack Chaplin

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Replay if scores still level.

Road to Wembley

Blackburn Rovers

Round 3: Blackburn Rovers 4–1 Newcastle United

Round 4: Exeter City 2–2 Blackburn Rovers

Replay: Blackburn Rovers 3–1 Exeter City

Round 5: Blackburn Rovers 2–1 Port Vale

Round 6: Blackburn Rovers 2–0 Manchester United

Semi-Final: Blackburn Rovers 1–0 Arsenal

(at Filbert Street, Leicester)

Huddersfield Town

Round 3: Huddersfield Town 4–2 Lincoln City

Round 4: Huddersfield Town 2–1 West Ham United

Round 5: Huddersfield Town 4–0 Middlesbrough

Round 6: Huddersfield Town 6–1 Tottenham Hotspur

Semi-Final: Huddersfield Town 2–2 Sheffield United

(at Old Trafford, Manchester)
Replay: Huddersfield Town 0–0 Sheffield United
(at Goodison Park, Liverpool)
Replay: Huddersfield Town 1–0 Sheffield United
(at Maine Road, Manchester)

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