Cardiff City v Arsenal 1-0 (FA Cup: April 23, 1927)

April 23, 1927
Match: FA Cup Final, at Wembley Stadium.
Cardiff City – Arsenal 1-0 (0-0).
Attendance: 91,206.
Cardiff City (2-3-5): Tom Farquharson, Jimmy Nelson, Tommy Watson, Fred Keenor (C), Tom Sloan, Billy Hardy, Ernie Curtis, Sam Irving, Hugh Ferguson, Len Davies, George McLachlan.
Arsenal (2-3-5): Dan Lewis, Tom Parker, Andy Kennedy, Alf Baker, Jack Butler, Bob John (C), Joe Hulme, Charlie Buchan, Jimmy Brain, Billy Blyth, Sid Hoar.
The goal: 1-0 Ferguson (75 min.).

Images from: Illustrated London News: April 30, 1927.
Cardiff City (standing left to right): Watson, Hardy, Ferguson, Farquharson, Nelson, Curtis. Sitting (left to right): Irving, Sloan, Keenor, Davies, McLachlan.

The Arsenal (standing left to right): Horace Cope (did not play), Baker, Parker, Lewis, Butler, John, Kennedy, Bill Seddon (did not play).
Sitting (left to right): Tom Whitaker (did not play), Hulme, Buchan, Brain, Blyth, Hoar, Herbert Chapman (manager).


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