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1937 FA Cup Final
Event1936–37 FA Cup
Date1 May 1937
VenueWembley Stadium, London
RefereeR. G. Rudd
Attendance93,495
1936
1938

The 1937 FA Cup Final was contested by Sunderland and Preston North End at Wembley. Sunderland won 3–1, with goals by Bobby Gurney, Raich Carter and Eddie Burbanks. Frank O'Donnell's strike on 44 minutes had put Preston ahead. It was the first final tie contested in the month of May (all previous finals had hitherto been played in the month of April).


Match details

1 May 1937
15:00 BST
Sunderland 3–1 Preston North End Wembley, London]
Attendance: 93,495
Referee: R. G. Rudd
Bobby Gurney Soccerball 52'
Raich Carter Soccerball 72'
Eddie Burbanks Soccerball 85'
Frank O'Donnell Soccerball 44'
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Sunderland
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Preston North End
1 England Johnny Mapson
2 England Jimmy Gorman
3 Scotland Alex Hall
4 Scotland Charlie Thomson
5 Scotland Bert Johnston
6 Scotland Alex 'Sandy' McNab
7 England Len Duns
8 England Raich Carter (c)
9 England Bobby Gurney
10Scotland Patrick Gallacher
11England Eddie Burbanks
Manager:
Scotland Johnny Cochrane
1 England Mick Burns
2 England Frank Gallimore
3 Scotland Andy Beattie
4 Scotland Bill Shankly
5 England Billy Tremelling (c)
6 Scotland Jimmy Milne
7 Scotland Jimmy Dougal
8 England Joseph Beresford
9 Scotland Frank O'Donnell
10Scotland Willie Fagan
11Scotland Hugh O'Donnell
Manager:
Scotland Tommy Muirhead

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Replay if scores still level.

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