Aston Villa v Sheffield United 3-0 (Birmingham Senior Cup Final: March 28, 1896)

March 28, 1896
Match: Birmingham Senior Cup, Final, at Perry Barr, kick-off: 16:00.
Aston Villa – Sheffield United 3-0 (3-0).
Attendance: 5,000.
Referee: Mr. A. Kingscott (Derby).
Aston Villa (2-3-5): Theodore Wilkes, Howard Spencer, Jimmy Welford, Jack “Baldy” Reynolds, James Cowan, Frank Burton, Charles Athersmith, Jimmy Crabtree, Jack Devey, John James Campbell, John Cowan.
Sheffield United (2-3-5): Bill Foulke, Mick Whitham, Bob Cain, Ernest Needham, Rab Howell, Harry Howard, Jimmy Yates, William Egan, Harry Hammond, Arthur Watson, William Ross.
The goals: 1-0 John Cowan (12 min.), 2-0 Own goal (Cain), 3-0 Devey.


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