1947 FA Cup Final

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1947 FA Cup Final
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Event 1946–47 FA Cup
After extra time
Date26 April 1947
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee Jim Wiltshire (Sherborne)
1946
1948

The 1947 FA Cup Final was the 66th final of the FA Cup. It took place on 26 April 1947 at Wembley Stadium and was contested between Charlton Athletic and Burnley. Charlton were appearing in their second consecutive final after losing to Derby County the previous year, while Second Division Burnley were appearing in their first final since 1914.

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Charlton won the match 1–0 after extra time, with Chris Duffy scoring the winning goal. For the second consecutive year, the ball burst during the match; both incidents were later put down to the poor quality of leather available after World War II.

Route to the final

Charlton

Burnley

Match details

Charlton Athletic 1–0 (a.e.t.) Burnley
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Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 98,215
Referee: J. M. Wiltshire
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Charlton Athletic
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Burnley
GK1 Flag of England.svg Sam Bartram
RB2 Flag of England.svg Peter Croker
LB3 Flag of England.svg Jack Shreeve
RH4 Flag of England.svg Herbert Johnson
CH5 Flag of England.svg Harold Phipps
LH6 Flag of England.svg Bill Whittaker
OR7 Flag of England.svg Gordon Hurst
IR8 Flag of England.svg Tommy Dawson
CF9 Flag of England.svg William Robinson
IL10 Flag of England.svg Don Welsh (c)
OL11 Flag of Scotland.svg Chris Duffy
Manager:
Flag of England.svg Jimmy Seed
GK1 Flag of England.svg George Strong
RB2 Flag of England.svg Arthur Woodruff
LB3 Flag of England.svg Harry Mather
RH4 Flag of England.svg Reg Attwell
CH5 Flag of England.svg Alan Brown (c)
LH6 Flag of England.svg George Bray
OR7 Flag of England.svg Jackie Chew
IR8 Flag of Wales (1807-1953).svg Billy Morris
CF9 Flag of England.svg Ray Harrison
IL10 Flag of England.svg Harry Potts
OL11 Flag of England.svg Peter Kippax
Manager:
Flag of England.svg Cliff Britton

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