1967 FA Cup Final

The 1967 FA Cup Final was the 86th final of the FA Cup. It took place on 20 May 1967 at Wembley Stadium and was contested between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea. It was the first FA Cup Final to be contested between two teams from London, and is thus often dubbed the "Cockney Cup Final".

Tottenham won the match 2–1, thus winning the FA Cup for the third time in seven years and the fifth time in all. Jimmy Robertson and Frank Saul scored Tottenham's goals, before Bobby Tambling scored a consolation for Chelsea. The match referee was Ken Dagnall from Lancashire.

1967 FA Cup Final
Old Wembley Stadium (external view)
Event1966–67 FA Cup
Tottenham Hotspur Chelsea
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Date20 May 1967
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeKen Dagnall (Bolton)

Match details


Spurs took the lead in the 40th minute, Jimmy Robertson scoring with a low right-footed strike from the edge of the penalty area. Tottenham continued to control the match in the second period, and scored a second goal midway through the half. Robertson was again involved, helping on a long throw from Dave Mackay that Frank Saul turned into the net with his right foot to the goalkeeper's left. Bobby Tambling headed Chelsea's goal in the 85th minute after a cross from the right which was missed by Pat Jennings.[1]

Tottenham Hotspur2–1Chelsea
Robertson Goal 40'
Saul Goal 67'
(Report) Tambling Goal 85'
Tottenham Hotspur
GK 1 Northern Ireland Pat Jennings
DF 2 Republic of Ireland Joe Kinnear
DF 3 England Cyril Knowles
MF 4 England Alan Mullery
DF 5 Wales Mike England
DF 6 Scotland Dave Mackay (c)
MF 7 Scotland Jimmy Robertson
FW 8 England Jimmy Greaves
FW 9 Scotland Alan Gilzean
MF 10 England Terry Venables
MF 11 England Frank Saul
MF 12 Wales Cliff Jones
England Bill Nicholson
GK 1 England Peter Bonetti
DF 2 England Allan Harris
DF 3 Scotland Eddie McCreadie
MF 4 England John Hollins
DF 5 England Marvin Hinton
DF 6 England Ron Harris (c)
MF 7 Scotland Charlie Cooke
FW 8 England Tommy Baldwin
FW 9 England Tony Hateley
MF 10 England Bobby Tambling
MF 11 Scotland John Boyle
DF 12 England Joe Kirkup
Scotland Tommy Docherty


  1. ^ Edwards, Glyn (22 May 1967). "Tottenham's Third F.A. Cup Victory in Seven Years". The Glasgow Herald. p. 4. Retrieved 20 August 2013.

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1966–67 FA Cup

The 1966–67 FA Cup was the 86th season of the world's oldest football cup competition, the Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup. Tottenham Hotspur won the competition for the fifth time, beating Chelsea 2–1 in the first all-London final. The game was played at Wembley.

Matches were scheduled to be played at the stadium of the team named first on the date specified for each round, which was always a Saturday. Some matches, however, might be rescheduled for other days if there were clashes with games for other competitions or the weather was inclement. If scores were level after 90 minutes had been played, a replay would take place at the stadium of the second-named team later the same week. If the replayed match was drawn further replays would be held until a winner was determined. If scores were level after 90 minutes had been played in a replay, a 30-minute period of extra time would be played.

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