1937 FA Cup Final
Event1936–37 FA Cup
Date1 May 1937
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeR. G. Rudd
Attendance93,495
1936
1938

The 1937 FA Cup Final was contested by Sunderland and Preston North End at Wembley. Sunderland won 3–1, with goals by Bobby Gurney, Raich Carter and Eddie Burbanks. Frank O'Donnell's strike on 44 minutes had put Preston ahead. It was the first final tie contested in the month of May (all previous finals had hitherto been played in the month of April).


Match details

1 May 1937
15:00 BST
Sunderland 3–1 Preston North End Wembley, London]
Attendance: 93,495
Referee: R. G. Rudd
Bobby Gurney Goal 52'
Raich Carter Goal 72'
Eddie Burbanks Goal 85'
Frank O'Donnell Goal 44'
Sunderland
Preston North End
1 Flag of England Johnny Mapson
2 Flag of England Jimmy Gorman
3 Flag of Scotland Alex Hall
4 Flag of Scotland Charlie Thomson
5 Flag of Scotland Bert Johnston
6 Flag of Scotland Alex 'Sandy' McNab
7 Flag of England Len Duns
8 Flag of England Raich Carter (c)
9 Flag of England Bobby Gurney
10 Flag of Scotland Patrick Gallacher
11 Flag of England Eddie Burbanks
Manager:
Flag of Scotland Johnny Cochrane
1 Flag of England Mick Burns
2 Flag of England Frank Gallimore
3 Flag of Scotland Andy Beattie
4 Flag of Scotland Bill Shankly
5 Flag of England Billy Tremelling (c)
6 Flag of Scotland Jimmy Milne
7 Flag of Scotland Jimmy Dougal
8 Flag of England Joseph Beresford
9 Flag of Scotland Frank O'Donnell
10 Flag of Scotland Willie Fagan
11 Flag of Scotland Hugh O'Donnell
Manager:
Flag of Scotland Tommy Muirhead

Match rules

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

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