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 Goal 79'
Blackmore Goal 87'
(Report)
Bolton Wanderers
Portsmouth
1 Flag of England Dick Pym
2 Flag of England Bob Haworth
3 Flag of England Alex Finney
4 Flag of England Fred Kean
5 Flag of England Jimmy Seddon (c)
6 Flag of England Harry Nuttall
7 Flag of England Billy Butler
8 Flag of Scotland Jim McClelland
9 Flag of England Harold Blackmore
10 Flag of Scotland George Gibson
11 Flag of Scotland Willie Cook
Manager:
Flag of England Charles Foweraker
1 Flag of Scotland Jock Gilfillan
2 Flag of Northern Ireland Alec Mackie
3 Flag of England Thomas Bell
4 Flag of Scotland Jimmy Nichol
5 Flag of Scotland Johnny McIlwaine (c)
6 Flag of Scotland David Thackeray
7 Flag of England Fred Forward
8 Flag of England Jack Smith
9 Flag of England Jack Weddle
10 Flag of England David Watson
11 Flag of Wales Fred Cook
Manager:
Flag of 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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