1885 FA Cup Final
The 1885 FA Cup Final was contested by Blackburn Rovers and Queen's Park at the Kennington Oval, a repeat of the previous year's final. Rovers won 2–0 in their second successive FA Cup Final victory, with the goals coming from Jimmy Forrest and James Brown.
References George Haworth
George Haworth (17 October 1864 – 5 January 1943) was an English footballer, who helped Blackburn Rovers win the FA Cup in 1885. He also made five appearances for England. Jimmy Forrest (footballer)
James Henry Forrest (24 June 1864 – 30 December 1925) was an English footballer whose career spanned the transition from amateurism to professionalism in English football in the 1880s and 1890s. He played most of his club career for Blackburn Rovers, whose early embracing of professionalism enabled them to become one of the major teams in English football, and with whom he appeared on the winning side in five FA Cup finals (a joint record). He was the first professional player to appear for England for whom he made eleven appearances, as a half-back. Ninian MacWhannell
Ninian MacWhannell (15 October 1860 – 23 December 1939) was a Scottish architect, author, and footballer.
Born in Hutchesontown, MacWhannell attended Glasgow High School and Glasgow School of Art before becoming an architect.He played football for Queen's Park, making five appearances for them, including appearing in the 1885 FA Cup Final.He also wrote books about the Doric language and Robert Burns. He served as a councillor and magistrate.
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