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1929 FA Cup Final
Event1928–29 FA Cup
Date27 April 1929
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeA. Josephs (South Shields)
Attendance92,576
1928
1930

The 1929 FA Cup Final was contested by Bolton Wanderers and Portsmouth at Wembley. Bolton won 2–0, with goals by Billy Butler and Harold Blackmore.

Match details

27 April 1929
15:00 BST
Bolton Wanderers 2–0 Portsmouth Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 92,576
Referee: Arnold Josephs (South Shields)
Butler Soccerball 79'
Blackmore Soccerball 87'
(Report)
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Bolton Wanderers
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Portsmouth
1 England Dick Pym
2 England Bob Haworth
3 England Alex Finney
4 England Fred Kean
5 England Jimmy Seddon (c)
6 England Harry Nuttall
7 England Billy Butler
8 Scotland Jim McClelland
9 England Harold Blackmore
10Scotland George Gibson
11Scotland Willie Cook
Manager:
England Charles Foweraker
1Scotland Jock Gilfillan
2Flag of Northern Ireland Alec Mackie
3England Thomas Bell
4Scotland Jimmy Nichol
5Scotland Johnny McIlwaine (c)
6Scotland David Thackeray
7England Fred Forward
8England Jack Smith
9England Jack Weddle
10England David Watson
11Flag of Wales Fred Cook
Manager:
England Jack Tinn

Match rules

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

Road to Wembley

Bolton Wanderers

Round 3: Bolton Wanderers 2–0 Oldham Athletic

Round 4: Liverpool 0–0 Bolton Wanderers

Replay: Bolton Wanderers 5–2 Liverpool

Round 5: Leicester City 1–2 Bolton Wanderers

Round 6: Blackburn Rovers 1–1 Bolton Wanderers

Replay: Bolton Wanderers 2–1 Blackburn Rovers

Semi-Final: Bolton Wanderers 3–1 Huddersfield Town

(at Anfield)

Portsmouth

Round 3: Portsmouth 2–1 Charlton Athletic

Round 4: Portsmouth 2–1 Bradford City

Round 5: Chelsea 1–1 Portsmouth

Replay: Portsmouth 1–0 Chelsea

Round 6: Portsmouth 3–2 West Ham United

Semi-Final: Portsmouth 1–0 Aston Villa

(at Highbury)

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