English FA Cup Finals

West Bromwich v Preston North End 2-1 (FA Cup Final: March 24, 1888)

March 24, 1888
Match: FA Cup Final, at Kennington Oval, kick-off: 15:30.
West Bromwich Albion – Preston North End 2-1 (1-0).
Attendance: 19,000.
Referee: Major Marindin (President, the FA); Umpires: Messrs. John Charles Clegg (Sheffield FA) and M.P. Betts (Old Harrovians).
West Bromwich Albion (2-3-5): Bob Roberts, Albert Aldridge, Harry Green, Ezra Horton, Charles Perry, George Timmins, George Woodhall, Billy Bassett, Jem Bayliss (C), Joe Wilson, Tom Pearson.
Preston North End (2-3-5): Robert Mills-Roberts, Bob Howarth, Nick Ross, Bob Holmes, Dave Russell, John Graham, Jack Gordon, Jimmy Ross, John Goodall, Fred Dewhurst, George Drummond.
The goals: 1-0 Bayliss (18 min.), 1-1 Goodall, 2-1 Woodhall (88 min.).

The F.A. Cup trophy: Preston Herald: March 30, 1889.

Charles Perry, West Bromwich (Lloyd’s Weekly News: March 20, 1892):

John Goodall, Preston North End (Lloyd’s Weekly News: April 2, 1893):


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