1994–95 FA Cup

The 1994–95 FA Cup (known as The FA Cup sponsored by Littlewoods for sponsorship reasons) was the 114th staging of the FA Cup. The competition was won by Everton, with a shock victory over Manchester United, who were strong favourites to retain the title. This tournament was the 50th to be officially held since the six year suspension due to World War II. Everton's Joe Royle would be the last English-born manager to lift the FA Cup until Harry Redknapp managed Portsmouth to the 2008 victory.

This was the first FA Cup season to bear a title sponsor.

1994–95 FA Cup
Country England
 Wales
Defending championsManchester United
ChampionsEverton (5th title)
Runners-upManchester United

Calendar

Round Initial Matches New Entries Clubs
Preliminary Round Saturday 27 August 1994 306 557 → 404
First Round Qualifying Saturday 10 September 1994 135 404 → 260
Second Round Qualifying Saturday 24 September 1994 none 260 → 188
Third Round Qualifying Saturday 8 October 1994 none 188 → 152
Fourth Round Qualifying Saturday 22 October 1994 20 152 → 124
First Round Proper Saturday 12 November 1994 52 124 → 84
Second Round Proper Saturday 3 December 1994 none 84 → 64
Third Round Proper Saturday 7 January 1995 44 64 → 32
Fourth Round Proper Saturday 28 January 1995 none 32 → 16
Fifth Round Proper Saturday 18 February 1995 none 16 → 8
Sixth Round Proper Saturday 11 March 1995 none 8 → 4
Semi-Finals Sunday 9 April 1995 none 4 → 2
Final Saturday 20 May 1995 none 2 → 1

First round proper

The First Round featured those non-league teams who had come through the qualifying rounds and the teams from the third and fourth tiers of the English football league system. The matches were played on 12 November 1994. There were eleven replays, with one tie requiring a penalty shootout to settle it.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Attendance
1 Enfield 1–0 Cardiff City 12 November 1994
2 Ashford Town 2–2 Fulham 12 November 1994
Replay Fulham 5–3 Ashford Town 22 November 1994
3 Chester City 2–0 Witton Albion 12 November 1994
4 Chesterfield 0–0 Scarborough 12 November 1994
Replay Scarborough 2–0 Chesterfield 22 November 1994
5 Bournemouth 3–1 Worthing 12 November 1994
6 Barnet 4–4 Woking 12 November 1994
Replay Woking 1–0 Barnet 22 November 1994
7 Bath City 0–5 Bristol Rovers 12 November 1994
8 Burnley 2–1 Shrewsbury Town 12 November 1994
9 Preston North End 1–0 Blackpool 14 November 1994
10 Walsall 3–0 Rochdale 12 November 1994
11 Marlow 2–0 Oxford United 13 November 1994
12 Crewe Alexandra 7–1 Gresley Rovers 12 November 1994
13 Doncaster Rovers 1–4 Huddersfield Town 12 November 1994
14 Wrexham 1–0 Stockport County 12 November 1994
15 Bishop Auckland 0–0 Bury 12 November 1994
Replay Bury 1–1 Bishop Auckland 22 November 1994
Bury won 4-2 on penalties
16 Wycombe Wanderers 4–0 Chelmsford City 12 November 1994
17 Kidderminster Harriers 1–1 Torquay United 12 November 1994
Replay Torquay United 1–0 Kidderminster Harriers 23 November 1994
18 Bradford City 1–1 Scunthorpe United 12 November 1994
Replay Scunthorpe United 3–2 Bradford City 22 November 1994
19 Hull City 0–1 Lincoln City 12 November 1994
20 Altrincham 3–2 Southport 12 November 1994
21 Exeter City 1–0 Crawley Town 12 November 1994
22 Mansfield Town 3–1 Northwich Victoria 22 November 1994
23 Port Vale 6–0 Hartlepool United 12 November 1994
24 Halifax Town 1–1 Runcorn 12 November 1994
Replay Runcorn 1–3 Halifax Town 21 November 1994
25 Chesham United 0–1 Bashley 12 November 1994
26 Kingstonian 2–1 Brighton & Hove Albion 12 November 1994
27 Guiseley 1–4 Carlisle United 13 November 1994
28 York City 3–3 Rotherham United 12 November 1994
Replay Rotherham United 3–0 York City 22 November 1994
29 Hereford United 2–2 Hitchin Town 12 November 1994
Replay Hitchin Town 4–2 Hereford United 22 November 1994
30 Kettering Town 0–1 Plymouth Argyle 13 November 1994
31 Newport (IOW) 2–3 Aylesbury United 12 November 1994
32 Wigan Athletic 4–0 Spennymoor United 12 November 1994
33 Tiverton Town 1–3 Leyton Orient 12 November 1994
34 Hyde United 1–3 Darlington 12 November 1994
35 Peterborough United 4–0 Northampton Town 12 November 1994
36 Birmingham City 4–0 Slough Town 12 November 1994
37 Walton & Hersham 0–2 Swansea City 21 November 1994
38 Cambridge United 2–2 Brentford 12 November 1994
Replay Brentford 1–2 Cambridge United 22 November 1994
39 Heybridge Swifts 0–2 Gillingham 11 November 1994
40 Yeading 2–2 Colchester United 12 November 1994
Replay Colchester United 7–1 Yeading 22 November 1994

Second round proper

The second round of the competition featured the winners of the first round ties. The matches were played on 3 December 1994, with five replays and no penalty shootouts required.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Attendance
1 Enfield 1–1 Torquay United 3 December 1994
Replay Torquay United 0–1 Enfield 13 December 1994
2 Chester City 1–2 Burnley 4 December 1994
3 Preston North End 1–1 Walsall 3 December 1994
Replay Walsall 4–0 Preston North End 13 December 1994
4 Gillingham 1–1 Fulham 3 December 1994
Replay Fulham 1–2 Gillingham 13 December 1994
5 Marlow 2–1 Woking 4 December 1994
6 Crewe Alexandra 1–2 Bury 3 December 1994
7 Lincoln City 1–0 Huddersfield Town 3 December 1994
8 Scarborough 1–0 Port Vale 3 December 1994
9 Wrexham 5–2 Rotherham United 3 December 1994
10 Plymouth Argyle 2–1 Bournemouth 3 December 1994
11 Carlisle United 2–0 Darlington 4 December 1994
12 Hitchin Town 0–5 Wycombe Wanderers 3 December 1994
13 Altrincham 1–0 Wigan Athletic 3 December 1994
14 Exeter City 1–2 Colchester United 3 December 1994
15 Halifax Town 0–0 Mansfield Town 3 December 1994
Replay Mansfield Town 2–1 Halifax Town 13 December 1994
16 Kingstonian 1–4 Aylesbury United 3 December 1994
17 Peterborough United 0–2 Cambridge United 3 December 1994
18 Birmingham City 0–0 Scunthorpe United 2 December 1994
Replay Scunthorpe United 1–2 Birmingham City 14 December 1994
19 Leyton Orient 0–2 Bristol Rovers 3 December 1994
20 Bashley 0–1 Swansea City 4 December 1994

Third round proper

The third round of the season's FA Cup was scheduled for 7 January and marked the point at which the teams in the two highest divisions in the English league system, the Premier League and the Football League First Division (now known as the Football League Championship). There were twelve replays, with one of these games going to penalties to settle it.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Attendance
1 Bristol City 0–0 Stoke City 7 January 1995
Replay Stoke City 1–3 Bristol City 18 January 1995
2 Bury 2–2 Tranmere Rovers 7 January 1995
Replay Tranmere Rovers 3–0 Bury 18 January 1995
3 Southampton 2–0 Southend United 7 January 1995
4 Reading 1–3 Oldham Athletic 7 January 1995
5 Walsall 1–1 Leeds United 7 January 1995
Replay Leeds United 5–2 Walsall 17 January 1995
6 Gillingham 1–2 Sheffield Wednesday 7 January 1995
7 Leicester City 2–0 Enfield 7 January 1995
8 Notts County 2–2 Manchester City 8 January 1995
Replay Manchester City 5–2 Notts County 18 January 1995
9 Nottingham Forest 2–0 Plymouth Argyle 7 January 1995
10 Grimsby Town 0–1 Norwich City 7 January 1995
11 Sunderland 1–1 Carlisle United 7 January 1995
Replay Carlisle United 1–3 Sunderland 17 January 1995
12 Luton Town 1–1 Bristol Rovers 7 January 1995
Replay Bristol Rovers 0–1 Luton Town 18 January 1995
13 Everton 1–0 Derby County 7 January 1995
14 Swindon Town 2–0 Marlow 7 January 1995
15 Scarborough 0–0 Watford 7 January 1995
Replay Watford 2–0 Scarborough 17 January 1995
16 Wrexham 2–1 Ipswich Town 7 January 1995
17 Sheffield United 0–2 Manchester United 9 January 1995
18 Newcastle United 1–1 Blackburn Rovers 8 January 1995
Replay Blackburn Rovers 1–2 Newcastle United 18 January 1995
19 Tottenham Hotspur 3–0 Altrincham 7 January 1995
20 Wycombe Wanderers 0–2 West Ham United 7 January 1995
21 Queens Park Rangers 4–0 Aylesbury United 7 January 1995
22 Barnsley 0–2 Aston Villa 7 January 1995
23 Coventry City 1–1 West Bromwich Albion 7 January 1995
Replay West Bromwich Albion 1–2 Coventry City 18 January 1995
24 Portsmouth 3–1 Bolton Wanderers 7 January 1995
25 Millwall 0–0 Arsenal 7 January 1995
Replay Arsenal 0–2 Millwall 18 January 1995
26 Crystal Palace 5–1 Lincoln City 8 January 1995
27 Chelsea 3–0 Charlton Athletic 7 January 1995
28 Wimbledon 1–0 Colchester United 7 January 1995
29 Mansfield Town 2–3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 7 January 1995
30 Birmingham City 0–0 Liverpool 25,236
Replay Liverpool 1–1 Birmingham City 36,275
Liverpool won 2–0 on penalties
31 Cambridge United 2–4 Burnley 7 January 1995
32 Swansea City 1–1 Middlesbrough 7 January 1995
Replay Middlesbrough 1–2 Swansea City 17 January 1995

Fourth round proper

The fourth round featured the thirty-two winning teams from the previous round, and was played on the weekend of 28 January. There were five replays and two penalty shootouts.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Attendance
1 Bristol City 0–1 Everton 29 January 1995
2 Burnley 0–0 Liverpool 20,551
Replay Liverpool 1–0 Burnley 32,109
3 Watford 1–0 Swindon Town 28 January 1995
4 Nottingham Forest 1–2 Crystal Palace 28 January 1995
5 Sheffield Wednesday 0–0 Wolverhampton Wanderers 30 January 1995
Replay Wolverhampton Wanderers 1–1 Sheffield Wednesday 8 February 1995
Wolverhampton Wanderers won 4–3 on penalties
6 Sunderland 1–4 Tottenham Hotspur 29 January 1995
7 Luton Town 1–1 Southampton 28 January 1995
Replay Southampton 6–0 Luton Town 8 February 1995
8 Tranmere Rovers 0–2 Wimbledon 29 January 1995
9 Newcastle United 3–0 Swansea City 28 January 1995
10 Manchester City 1–0 Aston Villa 28 January 1995
11 Queens Park Rangers 1–0 West Ham United 28 January 1995
12 Coventry City 0–0 Norwich City 28 January 1995
Replay Norwich City 3–1 Coventry City 8 February 1995
13 Portsmouth 0–1 Leicester City 28 January 1995
14 Manchester United 5–2 Wrexham 28 January 1995
15 Millwall 0–0 Chelsea 28 January 1995
Replay Chelsea 1–1 Millwall 8 February 1995
Millwall won 5–4 on penalties
16 Leeds United 3–2 Oldham Athletic 28 January 1995

Fifth round proper

The eight fifth round ties were played on the weekend of the 18 February, with three replays being required.

Tie no Home team Score Away team Attendance
1 Liverpool 1–1 Wimbledon 25,124
Replay Wimbledon 0–2 Liverpool 12,553
2 Watford 0–0 Crystal Palace 18 February 1995
Replay Crystal Palace 1–0 Watford 1 March 1995
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1–0 Leicester City 18 February 1995
4 Everton 5–0 Norwich City 18 February 1995
5 Newcastle United 3–1 Manchester City 19 February 1995
6 Tottenham Hotspur 1–1 Southampton 18 February 1995
Replay Southampton 2–6 Tottenham Hotspur 1 March 1995
7 Queens Park Rangers 1–0 Millwall 18 February 1995
8 Manchester United 3–1 Leeds United 19 February 1995

Sixth round

The sixth round, or quarter-final, ties were scheduled for the weekend of 11 March. The Crystal Palace–Wolverhampton Wanderers match went to a replay 11 days later.

Tottenham Hotspur progressed to the semi-finals of a competition that they had to appeal to compete in after being banned for financial irregularities, and their quarter-final victory over Liverpool ended their opposition's hopes of an FA Cup/League Cup double.

Wolverhampton Wanderers, the last non-Premiership side in the competition, lost 4-1 at home to Crystal Palace in a replay after a 1-1 draw in the first game.

QPR's hopes of instant success under new player-manager Ray Wilkins were ended when they were beaten 2-0 by Manchester United, one of his former clubs.

Liverpool1–2Tottenham Hotspur
Fowler Goal 38' Sheringham Goal 45'
Klinsmann Goal 89'
Crystal Palace1–1Wolverhampton Wanderers
Dowie Goal Cowans Goal
Everton1–0Newcastle United
Watson Goal
Manchester United2–0Queens Park Rangers
Sharpe Goal
Irwin Goal

Replay

Wolverhampton Wanderers1–4Crystal Palace
Kelly Goal Armstrong Goal Goal
Pitcher Goal
Dowie Goal

Semi-finals

Manchester United, also chasing the Premier League title, needed a replay to see off a Crystal Palace side who were battling against relegation.

Everton, meanwhile, blew apart a Tottenham side who had started the season banned from the competition for financial irregularities until an appeal saw them reinstated.

Tottenham Hotspur1–4Everton
Klinsmann Goal 63' (pen) Jackson Goal 35'
Stuart Goal 55'
Amokachi Goal 82' Goal 90'
Manchester United2–2Crystal Palace
Irwin
Pallister
Armstrong
Dowie

Replay

Crystal Palace0–2Manchester United
Patterson Red card 55' Report Bruce Goal 29'
Pallister Goal 40'
Keane Red card 55'

Final

The final was contested between Manchester United and Everton at Wembley Stadium, London on 20 May 1995. Everton won the match 1-0 through a Paul Rideout goal after half an hour. It was the first time in six years that United were left without a major trophy, while Everton had won their first major trophy in eight years.

Everton1–0Manchester United
Rideout Goal 30'

Media coverage

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

The matches shown live on the BBC were: Newcastle United vs Blackburn Rovers (R3); Sunderland vs Tottenham Hotspur (R4); Manchester United vs Leeds United (R5); Manchester United vs Queens Park Rangers (QF); Everton vs Tottenham Hotspur (SF) and Everton vs Manchester United (Final)

External links

1994–95 Birmingham City F.C. season

The 1994–95 Football League season was Birmingham City Football Club's 92nd in the Football League and their fourth in the third tier of English football, Division Two, to which they were relegated in 1993–94. They finished in first position in the 24-team division, so were promoted straight back to Division One for 1995–96. They entered the 1994–95 FA Cup in the first round, losing in the third round to Premier League club Liverpool in a penalty shootout in which they failed to convert a single penalty. They entered the League Cup in the first round and lost to Blackburn Rovers in the second. They won the Football League Trophy for the second time in four attempts, defeating Carlisle United at Wembley in front of a crowd of 76,663 with the first golden goal to determine a major English competition.The club's top scorer was Steve Claridge with 20 league goals and 25 in all competitions. Goalkeeper Ian Bennett missed only one match of the 63 played in all competitions, the first round of the Football League Trophy, in which his replacement Ryan Price made his only competitive first-team appearance for Birmingham.

1994–95 FA Cup qualifying rounds

The 1994–95 FA Cup Qualifying Rounds opened the 114th season of competition in England for 'The Football Association Challenge Cup' (FA Cup), the world's oldest association football single knockout competition. A total of 557 clubs were accepted for the competition, up 18 from the previous season’s 539.

The large number of clubs entering the tournament from lower down (Levels 5 through 8) in the English football pyramid meant that the competition started with five rounds of preliminary (1) and qualifying (4) knockouts for these non-League teams. The 28 winning teams from Fourth Round Qualifying progressed to the First Round Proper, where League teams tiered at Levels 3 and 4 entered the competition.

1994–95 Southampton F.C. season

The 1994–95 Southampton F.C. season was the club's third in the Premier League, and their 25th in the top division of English football. Having narrowly avoided relegation from the league the previous season, the club were looking to improve their performances in order to remain in the top flight for another year. After finishing 18th in the division for two consecutive seasons, Southampton managed to finish 10th in the Premier League, their best top-flight finish since 1990. They also reached the fifth round of the FA Cup, and the third round of the League Cup.

Southampton acted conservatively in the 1994 summer transfer window, although did make notable signings in the form of Zimbabwean goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar from Liverpool and Danish midfielder Ronnie Ekelund from Barcelona. After Christmas the spending was increased, with strikers Neil Shipperley and Gordon Watson moving to Southampton from Chelsea and Sheffield Wednesday respectively, both for fees in excess of £1 million. Notable departures included striker Iain Dowie halfway through the season, and defender Jeff Kenna near the end of the campaign.

At the end of the season Southampton finished 10th in the Premier League table with 12 wins, 18 draws and 12 losses, although only nine points above the relegation zone. Matthew Le Tissier was the club's top scorer with 19 goals in the league, making him the seventh best goalscorer in the league that season. Le Tissier also won the Southampton Player of the Season award, surpassing Peter Shilton and Tim Flowers as the first player to win the award a third time.

1994–95 Tottenham Hotspur F.C. season

During the 1994–95 English football season, Tottenham Hotspur F.C. competed in the FA Premier League.

1995 FA Charity Shield

The 1995 FA Charity Shield (also known as the Littlewoods Pools FA Charity Shield for sponsorship reasons) was the 73rd FA Charity Shield, an annual football match played between the winners of the previous season's Premier League and FA Cup competitions. The match was played on 13 August 1995 at Wembley Stadium and contested by Blackburn Rovers, who had won the Premier League and FA Cup winners Everton. It was Blackburn's second successive Charity Shield appearance, while Everton were appearing in their eleventh and their first since 1987. Everton won the match 1–0 with a goal from Vinny Samways when he caught Tim Flowers off his line and lifted the ball over him from the left of the penalty area and into the right corner of the net. Dave Watson lifted the trophy for Everton.

1995 FA Cup Final

The 1995 FA Cup Final was a football match played at Wembley Stadium in London on 20 May 1995 to determine the winner of the 1994–95 FA Cup. The 50th FA Cup Final to be played at Wembley since the Second World War, it was contested by Everton and Manchester United. Everton won the match 1–0 via a headed goal by Paul Rideout, after Graham Stuart's shot rebounded off the crossbar. The rest of the game saw Manchester United dominating the attack, only for Welsh international goalkeeper Neville Southall to hold on to a clean sheet.

Bournemouth F.C.

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Craig Hignett

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Dean Austin

Dean Barry Austin (born 26 April 1970) is an English former professional footballer who played as a defender. He was most recently the manager of League Two club Northampton Town.

He started his career at St Albans City and went on to play for Southend United, Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace. With the club in administration, Austin was responsible for Palace's recovery; despite not being paid wages he convinced the squad to carry on unpaid and try to save what was left of the season. Going from ninth to 20th he still managed to keep Palace out of the drop.

Duncan Ferguson

Duncan Cowan Ferguson (born 27 December 1971) is a Scottish football player and coach. He began his professional career at Dundee United in 1990. He moved to Rangers in 1993 for a then British transfer record fee. He spent the remainder of his career in England, with two spells at Everton split by a stint with Newcastle United between 1998 and 2000. Ferguson retired from football in 2006.

During his career, Ferguson won the FA Cup with Everton in 1995. He was capped for Scotland seven times but made himself unavailable for selection for the national team due to a dispute with the Scottish Football Association. He has scored more goals than any other Scottish player in the Premier League.Ferguson was noted for his aggressive and highly competitive style of play which resulted in nine red cards and a three-month prison sentence following an on-field assault of Raith Rovers' John McStay in 1994. Eight of those red cards were in the Premier League, where he holds the joint-record for dismissals along with Patrick Vieira and Richard Dunne. He was nicknamed "Big Dunc" and "Duncan Disorderly".

Gary Pallister

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Hyde United F.C.

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The club plays in the Northern Premier League Premier Division, and is managed by Darren Kelly.

Kings Norton Town F.C.

Kings Norton Town F.C. was an English association football club based in Kings Norton, Birmingham. They entered the Midland Combination in 1991 and quickly rose up the leagues during the mid-1990s, reaching the Midland Alliance by 1997. After entering the FA Cup for the first time in 1999, the club folded in 2000.

List of Chesterfield F.C. players

This is a list of notable footballers who have played for Chesterfield.

The aim is for this list to include all players that have played 100 or more Football League matches for the club, as taken from a list provided via the club's website.For a list of all Chesterfield players with a Wikipedia article, see Category:Chesterfield F.C. players, and for the current squad see Chesterfield F.C.#Current squad.

Oldham Borough F.C.

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Preston North End F.C.

Preston North End Football Club (often shortened to PNE) is a professional football club in Preston, Lancashire, whose team currently plays in the EFL Championship, the second tier of the English football league system. Originally a cricket club, Preston have been based at Deepdale since 1875. The club first took up football in 1878 as a winter fitness activity and decided to focus on it in May 1880, when the football club was officially founded. Deepdale is now football's oldest ground in terms of continuous use by a major league club.

Preston North End was a founder member of the Football League in 1888. In the 1888–89 season, the team won both the inaugural league championship and the FA Cup, the latter without conceding a goal. They were the first team to achieve the "Double" in English football and, as they were unbeaten in all matches, are remembered as "The Invincibles". Preston won the league championship again in 1889–90 but their only major success since then has been their 1938 FA Cup Final victory over Huddersfield Town. The club's most famous players have been Tom Finney and Bill Shankly, who are both commemorated at Deepdale by stands named after them. Other notable players include Tommy Docherty, Alan Kelly Sr. and Graham Alexander.

Until 1961, Preston were usually members of the First Division but, having been relegated after the 1960–61 season, they have not yet returned to the top flight. They were first relegated to the Third Division after the 1969–70 season and have spent 28 of the 49 seasons since 1970 in the bottom two divisions, including a span of 19 seasons from 1981 to 1982 to 1999–2000. Preston have faced serious financial issues and were twice in danger of closure. The club is now owned by businessman Trevor Hemmings and has been established in the EFL Championship since gaining promotion in 2015.

Roy Evans

Roy Quentin Echlin Evans (born 4 October 1948) is an English former Liverpool football player who eventually rose through the coaching ranks to become team manager.

Tokyngton Manor F.C.

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