1920 FA Cup Final

1920 FA Cup Final
Event 1919–20 FA Cup
After extra time
Date 24 April 1920
Venue Stamford Bridge, London
Referee J.T. Howcroft (Bolton)
Attendance 50,018

The 1920 FA Cup Final, the first since the end of the First World War, was contested by Aston Villa and Huddersfield at Stamford Bridge. Aston Villa won 1–0, with the goal coming in extra time from Billy Kirton, to clinch the trophy for a record sixth time.[1]

Match details

24 April 1920
15:00 BST
Aston Villa 1–0
Huddersfield Town
Kirton  100' (Report)
Stamford Bridge, London
Attendance: 50,018
Referee: J.T. Howcroft (Bolton)
Aston Villa
Huddersfield Town
GK 1 England Sam Hardy
RB2 England Tommy Smart
LB3 England Tommy Weston
RH4 England Andy Ducat (c)
CH5 England Frank Barson
LH6 England Frank Moss
OR7 England Charlie Wallace
IR8 England Billy Kirton
CF9 England Billy Walker
IL10England Clem Stephenson
OL11England Arthur Dorrell
Scotland George Ramsay
GK 1 Scotland Sandy Mutch
RB2 England James Wood
LB3 England Fred Bullock (c)
RH4 England Charlie Slade
CH5 England Tom Wilson
LH6 England Billy Watson
OR7 England George Richardson
IR8 England Frank Mann
CF9 England Sam Taylor
IL10England Jack Swann
OL11England Ernie Islip
England Ambrose Langley

Road to Stamford Bridge

Aston Villa

Round 1Aston Villa2–1Queens Park Rangers
Round 2Manchester United1–2Aston Villa
Round 3Aston Villa1–0Sunderland
Quarter-finalTottenham Hotspur0–1Aston Villa
Semi-finalAston Villa3–1Chelsea
 (at Bramall Lane)

Huddersfield Town

Round 1Huddersfield Town2–1Brentford
Round 2Newcastle United0–1Huddersfield Town
Round 3Huddersfield Town3–1Plymouth Argyle
Quarter-finalHuddersfield Town2–1Liverpool
Semi-finalHuddersfield Town2–1Bristol City
 (at Stamford Bridge)


  1. "Aston Villa | Club | History | Timeline". Avfc.co.uk. Retrieved 7 August 2011.

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