Berks & Bucks Senior Cup

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The Berks & Bucks FA County Senior Cup is the Senior County Cup competition of the Berks & Bucks FA and was first played in 1878/79; a time when the FA Cup had only been going for seven years, there was no Football League, and most countries in the world did not have any competitions at all.

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Originally known as the Berks & Bucks Challenge Cup, the competition was played in the first season of the Association's existence, and Reading were the inaugural winners, defeating Marlow 1–0 in the final held at the Reading Cricket Ground.

The competition consists of mainly non-league teams; however, Wycombe Wanderers, Milton Keynes Dons and Reading are three Football League teams who have recently competed, often fielding reserve and youth team players.

In 2019, Slough Town defeated Reading 3–1 in the final at Larges Lane, Bracknell.

Recent seasons

2018–19 season

2019–20 season

Recent finals

SeasonWinnersScoreRunners-upVenue
2008–09 Windsor & Eton 10 Marlow Stadium mk, Milton Keynes
2009–10 Maidenhead United 32 Wycombe Wanderers Alfred Davis Memorial Ground, Marlow
2010–11 Wycombe Wanderers 32 Maidenhead United The Meadow, Chesham
2011–12 Wycombe Wanderers 00
(42 on pens)
Chesham United Adams Park, High Wycombe
2012–13 Beaconsfield SYCOB 20 Chesham United The Meadow, Chesham
2013–14 Chesham United 10 Beaconsfield SYCOB Stag Meadow, Windsor
2014–15 Maidenhead United 40 Aylesbury United The Meadow, Chesham
2015–16 Aylesbury 10 Chesham United Stag Meadow, Windsor
2016–17 Maidenhead United 10 Hungerford Town Arbour Park, Slough
2017–18 Chesham United 22
(43 on pens)
Milton Keynes Dons Stadium mk, Milton Keynes
2018–19 Slough Town 31 Reading Larges Lane, Bracknell

Wins by team

Teams shown in italics are no longer in existence.

ClubWinsLast final won
Wycombe Wanderers 292012
Maidenhead United 222017
Chesham United 162018
Slough Town 152019
Marlow 131994
Windsor & Eton122009
Aylesbury United 42000
Wokingham Town 41996
Reading 31995
Chesham Town21908
Reading Amateurs21906
Windsor21887

The total for Maidenhead United includes three wins as Maidenhead FC.

Slough Town have won the cup under four different club names, the others being Swifts FC, Slough FC, and Slough Centre FC.

11 teams have won the competition on one occasion, including Maidenhead Norfolkians, Abingdon Town, Hungerford Town and Milton Keynes Dons.

See also

In addition to the BBFA County Senior Cup, the Berks & Bucks FA also run the following competitions, which are also often referred to as the "Berks & Bucks FA County Cup":

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