1950 FA Cup Final

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1950 FA Cup Final
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Event 1949–50 FA Cup
Date29 April 1950
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee Harry Pearce (Luton)

The 1950 FA Cup Final was the 69th final of the FA Cup. It took place on 29 April 1950 at Wembley Stadium and was contested between Arsenal and Liverpool.

Arsenal won the match 2–0 to win the FA Cup for the third time, with both goals scored by Reg Lewis. The Arsenal team also featured cricketer Denis Compton, who played alongside his brother Leslie. Liverpool dropped future manager Bob Paisley for the match, even though he had scored against Merseyside rivals Everton in the semi-final. [1]

Match details

Arsenal 2–0 Liverpool
Lewis Soccerball shade.svg18'Soccerball shade.svg63' (Report)
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 100,000 [2]
Referee: Harry Pearce [3]
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GK1 Flag of England.svg George Swindin
RB2 Flag of England.svg Laurie Scott
LB3 Flag of Wales (1807-1953).svg Walley Barnes
RH4 Flag of Scotland.svg Alex Forbes
CH5 Flag of England.svg Leslie Compton
LH6 Flag of England.svg Joe Mercer (c)
OR7 Flag of England.svg Freddie Cox
IR8 Flag of Scotland.svg Jimmy Logie
CF9 Flag of England.svg Peter Goring
IL10 Flag of England.svg Reg Lewis
OL11 Flag of England.svg Denis Compton
Flag of England.svg Tom Whittaker
GK1 Flag of Wales (1807-1953).svg Cyril Sidlow
RB2 Flag of Wales (1807-1953).svg Ray Lambert
LB3 Flag of England.svg Eddie Spicer
RH4 Flag of England.svg Phil Taylor (c)
CH5 Flag of England.svg Laurie Hughes
LH6 Flag of England.svg Bill Jones
OR7 Flag of England.svg Jimmy Payne
IR8 Flag of England.svg Kevin Baron
CF9 Flag of England.svg Albert Stubbins
IL10 Flag of Scotland.svg Willie Fagan
OL11 Flag of Scotland.svg Billy Liddell
Flag of England.svg George Kay

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