Author: Fred Hawthorn
130 page A4 sized paperback
Soccerdata publications, in association with 3-2
Books, is pleased to publish the first complete record of the FA Amateur Cup,
including all the qualifying rounds. The
book is the result of many years of research by a number of dedicated football
statisticians and historians.
book includes season-by-season listings of results, with the regional qualifying
groups listed to simplify the task of tracing individual clubs.
There is a separate list of the 2,500 clubs that took part in the
competition, which ran from 1893/94 to 1973/74.
The club list shows the seasons they entered and the number of games they
played. The list of Finals of the
competition includes full line-up and goal scorer details.
Other contents of the book include dates of rounds, changes of club
names, and “Top 20” tables. It
will be no surprise to football enthusiasts to learn that the famous Bishop
Auckland club is at the top of the tables!
The club had most wins (10, in 18 finals) and head Clapton (5 wins in 6
finals) and Crook Town (5 wins in 5 finals) in the Roll of Honour.
clubs that entered include many army regiments and works’ teams, and others
that went on to Football League status. Among
the lesser-known ones will be found Metal and Produce Recovery Depot Number One,
and Portland Prison Officers and Portland United.
of “The FA Amateur Cup Complete Results” are available by post from Tony
Brown at 4 Adrian Close, Beeston, Nottingham NG9 6FL. Please
make your cheque or postal order payable to Tony Brown and include postage and
packing (£2 for UK orders, £3 for the rest of Europe, £5 for the rest of the
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