Old Etonians v Clapham Rovers 1-0 (English FA Cup Final: March 29, 1879)


March 29, 1879
Match: English FA Cup, Final, at Kennington Oval, kick-off: 15:25.
Old Etonians – Clapham Rovers 1-0 (0-0).
Attendance: 2,000.
Referee: Mr. Charles William Alcock (Wanderers); umpires: Messrs.: S.R. Bastard (Upton Park) and C.E. Leeds (South Norwood).
Old Etonians (2-2-6): John Purvis Hawtrey, Edward Christian, Lindsay Bury, Arthur Kinnaird (C), Edgar Lubbock, Charles Clerke, Norman Pares, Harry Goodhart, Herbert Whitfield, John Chevallier, Mark Beaufoy.
Clapham Rovers (2-2-6): Reginald Birkett, Robert Ogilvie (C), Edgar Field, Norman Bailey, James Prinsep, Frederick Rawson, Arthur J. Stanley, Stanley Scott, Herbert Bevington, Edward Growse, Cecil Keith-Falconer.
The goals: 1-0 Clerke (65 min.).

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