1890 FA Cup Final

The 1890 FA Cup Final was contested by Blackburn Rovers and The Wednesday at the Kennington Oval. Blackburn won 6–1, with goals from William Townley (3), Nat Walton, Jack Southworth and Joe Lofthouse. The Wednesday's goal was scored by Albert Mumford. Townley's hat-trick was the first in an FA Cup Final. This was the last of seven consecutive and eight total finals refereed by Major Francis Marindin.

Haydn Arthur Morley, who was Wednesday's captain in the final, earned his living as a solicitor.[1] This was the seventh, and last, final in a row that had been officiated by Major Francis Marindin of the Royal Engineers and veteran of the Crimean War.[2]

1890 FA Cup Final
1890 FA Cup final official programme
The official match programme
EventFA Cup 1889–90
Blackburn Rovers The Wednesday
6 1
Date29 March 1890
VenueKennington Oval, London
RefereeMajor Francis Marindin

The Final

Match details

Blackburn Rovers6–1The Wednesday
Townley Goal 5' Goal 40' Goal 70'
Walton Goal 10'
Southworth Goal 44'
Lofthouse Goal 85'
Mumford Goal 50'
Blackburn Rovers
The Wednesday
Johnny Horne
James Southworth
John Forbes
John Barton
Geordie Dewar
Jimmy Forrest
Joe Lofthouse
Harry Campbell
Jack Southworth
Nat Walton
William Townley
Jim Smith
Haydn Morley (Captain)
Teddy Brayshaw
Jack Dungworth
Billy Betts
George Waller
Billy Ingram
Harry Woolhouse
Michael Bennett
Albert Mumford
Tom Cawley


  1. ^ The Solicitor's Journal. The Journal. 1953. p. 406.
  2. ^ Patrick Barclay (2014). The Life and Times of Herbert Chapman: The Story of One of Football's Most Influential Figures. Hachette UK. ISBN 0-297-86851-9.

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1889–90 in English football

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Albert Mumford

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Billy Ingram

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The club was established in 1875, becoming a founding member of The Football League in 1888 and the Premier League in 1992. In 1890, Rovers moved to Ewood Park. Blackburn Rovers have been English champions three times, and have won six FA Cups, one Football League Cup and one Full Members' Cup. The club has spent most of its existence in the top flight of English football.In 1992, Rovers gained promotion to the new Premier League a year after being taken over by local entrepreneur Jack Walker, who installed Kenny Dalglish as manager. In 1995, Rovers became Premier League champions. In the 1998–99 season, the club was relegated. It was promoted back to the Premier League two years later, in the 2000–01 season. It has qualified for the UEFA Cup four times: once as League Cup winners, twice as the Premier League's sixth-placed team and once via the Intertoto Cup.

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George Waller (footballer)

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The Owls, as they are nicknamed, have won four league titles, three FA Cups, one League Cup and one FA Community Shield. Wednesday have also competed in UEFA cup competitions on four occasions, reaching the quarter-finals of the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup in 1963. In 1991 they defeated Manchester United 1-0 in the Football League Cup Final as a tier 2 team. As of 2019 they remain the last team outside the top flight to win one of English football's major trophiesIn the 19th century they played their matches at several stadiums around central Sheffield, most notabally Olive Grove and Bramall Lane. Since 1899 the club has played all its home matches at Hillsborough stadium, a near-40,000 capacity stadium in the north-west Sheffield suburb of Owlerton.

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