1885 FA Cup Final

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1885 FA Cup Final
Event 1884–85 FA Cup
Date 4 April 1885 (1885-04-04)
Venue Kennington Oval, London
Referee Major Francis Marindin
Attendance 12,500

The 1885 FA Cup Final was contested by Blackburn Rovers and Queen's Park at the Kennington Oval, a repeat of the previous year's final. Rovers won 2–0 in their second successive FA Cup Final victory, with the goals coming from Jimmy Forrest and James Brown.

Match details

Blackburn Rovers, winning side
Blackburn Rovers 2–0 Queen's Park
Forrest Goal
Brown Goal
Attendance: 12,500
Blackburn Rovers
Queen's Park
Blackburn Rovers
GK Herby Arthur
DF Richard Turner
DF Fergus Suter
MF George Haworth
MF Hugh McIntyre
MF Jimmy Forrest
FW Joe Sowerbutts
FW Joe Lofthouse
FW Jimmy Douglas
FW James Brown
FW Howard Fecitt
Queens Park
GK George Gillespie
DF Walter Arnott
DF William McLeod
MF John Macdonald
MF Charles Campbell
MF William Sellar
FW William Anderson
FW Ninian MacWhannell
FW Alexander Hamilton
FW David Allan
FW Woodville Gray


  • Line-ups
  • Match report at www.fa-cupfinals.co.uk
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