1992–93 FA Cup

1992–93 FA Cup
Country England
Champions Arsenal
Runners-up Sheffield Wednesday

The 199293 FA Cup was the 112th season of the FA Cup, also known as The Football Association Challenge Cup. It was won by Arsenal, who beat Sheffield Wednesday 21 in the replay after a 11 draw in the final at the old Wembley Stadium. The goals were scored by Ian Wright and Andy Linighan, who scored in the 119th minute.

First round proper

For the qualifying rounds, see 1992–93 FA Cup Qualifying Rounds.

The first round matches were played on the weekend beginning 14 November 1992.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
2Chester City1–1Altrincham
replayAltrincham2–0Chester City
3Darlington1–2Hull City
6Bury2–0Witton Albion
7Sutton United1–2Hereford United
8Marine4–1Halifax Town
10Woking3–2Nuneaton Borough
11Gillingham3–2Kettering Town
Marlow won 4–3 on penalties
13Bolton Wanderers2–1Sutton Coldfield Town
14Macclesfield Town0–0Chesterfield
replayChesterfield2–2Macclesfield Town
Macclesfield Town won 3–2 on penalties
15Crewe Alexandra6–1Wrexham
16West Brom8–0Aylesbury United
17Lincoln City0–0Stafford Rangers
replayStafford Rangers2–1Lincoln City
18Shrewsbury3–1Mansfield Town
19Doncaster Rovers1–2Hartlepool United
20Wycombe Wanderers3–1Merthyr Tydfil
21Northampton Town3–1Fulham
22Brighton & Hove Albion2–0Hayes
23Bradford City1–1Preston North End
replayPreston North End4–5Bradford City
24Exeter City1–0Kidderminster Harriers
25St Albans City1–2Cheltenham Town
26Scunthorpe United0–0Huddersfield Town
replayHuddersfield Town2–1Scunthorpe United
27Blyth Spartans1–2Southport
28Cardiff City2–3Bath City
29Kingstonian1–1Peterborough United
replayPeterborough United9v1Kingstonian[1]
replayPeterborough United1–0Kingstonian
30Torquay United2–5Yeovil Town
31York City1–3Stockport County
32Stoke City0–0Port Vale
replayPort Vale3–1Stoke City
33Rotherham United4–0Walsall
34Wigan Athletic3–1Carlisle United
35Colchester United4–0Slough Town
36Swansea Cityw/oMaidstone United
37Accrington Stanley3–2Gateshead
38Dorking2–3Plymouth Argyle
39Solihull Borough2–2VS Rugby
replayVS Rugby2–1Solihull Borough
40Dagenham & Redbridge4–5Leyton Orient

Second Round Proper

The second round matches were played on the weekend beginning 5 December 1992.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1Bath City2–2Northampton Town
replayNorthampton Town3–0Bath City
2Burnley1–1Shrewsbury Town
replayShrewsbury Town1–2Burnley
3Yeovil Town0–0Hereford United
replayHereford United1–2Yeovil Town
4Marine3–2Stafford Rangers
5Reading2–1Leyton Orient
6Gillingham1–1Colchester United
replayColchester United2–3Gillingham
7Bolton Wanderers4–1Rochdale
8Macclesfield Town0–2Stockport County
9Wycombe Wanderers2–2West Bromwich Albion
replayWest Bromwich Albion1–0Wycombe Wanderers
10Brighton & Hove Albion1–1Woking
replayWoking1–2Brighton & Hove Albion
11Plymouth Argyle3–2Peterborough United
12Bradford City0–2Huddersfield Town
13Altrincham1–4Port Vale
14Exeter City2–5Swansea City
15Cheltenham Town1–1Bournemouth
replayBournemouth3–0Cheltenham Town
16Rotherham United1–0Hull City
17Wigan Athletic0–0Bury
replayBury1–0Wigan Athletic
18Accrington Stanley1–6Crewe Alexandra
19VS Rugby0–0Marlow
replayMarlow2–0VS Rugby
20Hartlepool United4–0Southport

Third round proper

The third round matches were played on the weekend beginning 2 January 1993.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1Watford1–4Wolverhampton Wanderers
2Yeovil Town F.C.1–3Arsenal
3Gillingham0–0Huddersfield Town
replayHuddersfield Town2–1Gillingham
4Leicester City0–0Barnsley
replayBarnsley1–1Leicester City
Barnsley won 5–4 on penalties
5Notts County0–2Sunderland
6Nottingham Forest2–1Southampton
7Blackburn Rovers3–1Bournemouth
8Aston Villa1–1Bristol Rovers
replayBristol Rovers0–3Aston Villa
9Bolton Wanderers2–2Liverpool
replayLiverpool0–2Bolton Wanderers
10Crewe Alexendra3–1Marine
12West Bromwich Albion0–2West Ham United
13Derby County2–1Stockport County
14Luton Town2–0Bristol City
15Sheffield United2–2Burnley
replayBurnley2–4Sheffield United
16Ipswich Town3–1Plymouth Argyle
17Newcastle United4–0Port Vale
18Tottenham Hotspur5–1Marlow
19Manchester City1–1Reading
replayReading0–4Manchester City
20QPR3–0Swindon Town
21Brentford0–2Grimsby Town
22Northampton Town0–1Rotherham United
23Brighton & Hove Albion1–0Portsmouth
24Manchester United2–0Bury
25Norwich City1–0Coventry City
26Oldham Athletic2–2Tranmere Rovers
replayTranmere Rovers3–0Oldham Athletic
28Southend United1–0Millwall
29Leeds United1–1Charlton Athletic
replayCharlton Athletic1–3Leeds United
30Cambridge United1–2Sheffield Wednesday
31Swansea City1–1Oxford United
replayOxford United2–2Swansea City
Swansea City won 5–4 on penalties
32Hartlepool United1–0Crystal Palace

Fourth Round Proper

The fourth round matches were played on the weekend beginning 23 January 1993.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1Nottingham Forest1–1Middlesbrough
replayMiddlesbrough0–3Nottingham Forest
2Aston Villa1–1Wimbledon
replayWimbledon0–0Aston Villa
Wimbledon won 6–5 on penalties
3Sheffield Wednesday1–0Sunderland
4Wolverhampton Wanderers0–2Bolton Wanderers
5Crewe Alexandra0–3Blackburn Rovers
6Luton Town1–5Derby County
7Sheffield United1–0Hartlepool United
8Tranmere Rovers1–2Ipswich Town
9Queens Park Rangers1–2Manchester City
10Barnsley4–1West Ham United
11Manchester United1–0Brighton & Hove Albion
12Norwich City0–2Tottenham Hotspur
13Huddersfield Town1–2Southend United
14Arsenal2–2Leeds United
replayLeeds United2–3Arsenal
15Rotherham United1–1Newcastle United
replayNewcastle United2–0Rotherham United
16Swansea City0–0Grimsby Town
replayGrimsby Town2–0Swansea City

Fifth Round Proper

The fifth round matches were played on the weekend beginning 13 February 1993.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1Blackburn Rovers1–0Newcastle United
2Sheffield Wednesday2–0Southend United
3Derby County3–1Bolton Wanderers
4Sheffield United2–1Manchester United
5Ipswich Town4–0Grimsby Town
6Tottenham Hotspur3–2Wimbledon
7Manchester City2–0Barnsley
8Arsenal2–0Nottingham Forest

Sixth Round Proper

The sixth round matches were played on the weekend beginning 6 March 1993.

Blackburn Rovers, Premier League title contenders, lost on penalties to Premier League relegation battlers Sheffield United to end their double hopes, while Sheffield Wednesday moved closer to a second domestic cup final in the same season by triumphing at Derby County.

Arsenal defeated Ipswich Town 4-2 at Portman Road to move closer to a second domestic cup final, possibly another one with Sheffield Wednesday, and their first FA Cup triumph since 1979.

Tottenham Hotspur beat Manchester City 4-2 at Maine Road to book a North London derby with Arsenal in the semi-final.

Tie no Home team Score Away team
1Blackburn Rovers0–0Sheffield United
replaySheffield United2–2Blackburn Rovers
Sheffield United won 5–3 on penalties
2Derby County3–3Sheffield Wednesday
replaySheffield Wednesday1–0Derby County
3Ipswich Town2–4Arsenal
4Manchester City2–4Tottenham Hotspur


The semi-final matches were played on the weekend beginning 3 April 1993.

Both semi-finals were derby matches, with Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United contesting the Steel City derby - which Wednesday won 2-1 - and Arsenal triumphing 1-0 over Tottenham in the North London derby.

4 April 1993
Arsenal 10 Tottenham Hotspur
Adams  80'
Wembley Stadium, London[2]
Attendance: 76,263


Main article: 1993 FA Cup Final

The first final was held on 15 May at Wembley Stadium and finished 11, after extra time, with Arsenal winning the replay on 20 May, 21 also after extra-time. This made Arsenal the first side to win the FA Cup and League Cup in the same season, just weeks after they had beaten Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 in the League Cup final.

15 May 1993
15:00 BST
Arsenal 1 1 (a.e.t.) Sheffield Wednesday
Wright  20' Hirst  61'
Wembley, London
Attendance: 79,347
Referee: Keren Barratt
Sheffield Wednesday


20 May 1993
20:15 BST
Arsenal 2 1 (a.e.t.) Sheffield Wednesday
Wright  34'
Linighan  119'
Waddle  68'
Wembley, London
Attendance: 62,267
Referee: Keren Barratt
Sheffield Wednesday

Media coverage

For the fifth consecutive season in the United Kingdom, the BBC were the free to air broadcasters while Sky Sports were the subscription broadcasters.


  1. Match was void after injury to the Kingstonian keeper
  2. BBC report

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