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1931_FA_Cup_Final

1931 FA Cup Final

The 1931 FA Cup Final was contested by West Bromwich Albion and Birmingham at Wembley. West Brom won 2–1, with both of their goals scored by W. G. Richardson. Joe Bradford had equalised matters, before Richardson put the Baggies ahead again sixty seconds later. The match was reported in the Birmingham Sports Argus which produced that evenings edition in a special run on blue paper in place of the normal pink.

Match details

WEST BROMWICH ALBION:
1 Harold Pearson
2 George Shaw
3 Bert Trentham
4 Tommy Magee
5 Bill Richardson
6 Jimmy Edwards
7 Tommy Glidden (c)
8 Joe Carter
9 W. G. Richardson
10 Teddy Sandford
11 Stan Wood
Manager: Fred Everiss
BIRMINGHAM:
1 Harry Hibbs
2 George Liddell
3 Ned Barkas (c)
4 Jimmy Cringan
5 George Morrall
6 Alec Leslie
7 George Briggs
8 Johnny Crosbie
9 Joe Bradford
10 Bob Gregg
11 Ernie Curtis
Manager: Leslie Knighton
MATCH RULES

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Replay if scores still level.

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