22.11.09

1901 FA Cup final Tottenham Hotspur v Sheffield United, played at Crystal Palace, 20th April 1901

Beautifully worn copy of the 1901 FA Cup final programme. This was the first football game in the World to attract a 100k+ crowd. Couple of images below showing the extent of the crowd. Check out the pitch markings. The game was drawn 2-2. The replay at Burnden Park attracted a crowd of just over 20000 and Southern League Spurs won 3-1 to become the first and to date only non-league side to win the Cup.

1901 FA Cup Final at Crystal Palace
1901 FA Cup Final at Crystal Palace

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