1951 FA Cup Final

1951 FA Cup Final
Event 1950–51 FA Cup
Date 28 April 1951
Venue Wembley Stadium, London

The 1951 FA Cup Final was contested by Newcastle United and Blackpool at Wembley on 28 April 1951. Newcastle won 2–0, with both goals scored by Jackie Milburn.

Bill Slater, who played at inside left for losers Blackpool, is now the only surviving player to have appeared in the final following the death of Newcastle's Charlie Crowe in February 2010 at the age of 85.[1]

Match details

28 April 1951
Newcastle United 2–0 Blackpool
Milburn  40'  45' (Report)
Wembley, London
Attendance: 100,000 approx.
Referee: Bill Ling
Newcastle United
GK 1 England Jack Fairbrother
RB 2England Bobby Cowell
LB 3England Bobby Corbett
RH 4 England Joe Harvey (c)
CH 5 Scotland Frank Brennan
LH 6England Charlie Crowe
OR 7England Tommy Walker
IR 8 England Ernie Taylor
CF 9 England Jackie Milburn
IL 10Chile George Robledo
OL 11Scotland Bobby Mitchell
England Stan Seymour
GK 1 Scotland George Farm
RB 2England Eddie Shimwell
LB 3England Tommy Garrett
RH 4 England Harry Johnston (c)
CH 5 England Eric Hayward
LH 6Scotland Hugh Kelly
OR 7England Stanley Matthews
IR 8 Scotland Jackie Mudie
CF 9 England Stan Mortensen
IL 10England Bill Slater
OL 11England Bill Perry
England Joe Smith


  1. "Newcastle United legend Charlie Crowe dies". BBC News. 28 February 2010. Retrieved 14 February 2012.

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