|Number of teams||32 (5 rounds)|
|Most successful club(s)|| Aston Villa |
|Website||Birmingham Senior Cup|
The Birmingham Senior Cup is a football competition for Birmingham County FA club teams, organised by the Birmingham County Football Association. It began in 1876 and is the oldest county cup competition still active.
The Birmingham Senior Cup is a regional cup contest, which has featured all of the West Midlands' big clubs, Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Burton Albion, Coventry City, Stoke City, West Bromwich Albion, Walsall and Wolverhampton Wanderers.However, in recent years many of region's higher division clubs have tended to treat the cup as a reserve or youth team competition, giving non-league sides a greater chance of success, while the competition's most successful team, Aston Villa, did not compete at all for several years, before returning for the 2018-19 competition. In the 2016–17 season, Leamington became the first team to win the cup in a penalty shootout, defeating Wolverhampton Wanderers.
|1876–77||Wednesbury Old Athletic||3–2||Stafford Road|
|1877–78||Shrewsbury Town||2–1||Wednesbury Strollers|
|1878–79||Wednesbury Old Athletic||3–2 (aet)||Stafford Road|
|1879–80||Aston Villa||3–1||Saltley College|
|1880–81||Walsall Swifts||1–0||Aston Villa|
|1881–82||Aston Villa||2–1||Wednesbury Old Athletic|
|1882–83||Aston Villa||3–2||Wednesbury Old Athletic|
|1883–84||Aston Villa||4–0||Walsall Swifts|
|1884–85||Aston Villa||2–0||Walsall Swifts|
|1885–86||West Bromwich Albion||0–0, 1–0||Walsall Swifts|
|1886–87||Long Eaton Rangers||1–0||West Bromwich Albion|
|1887–88||Aston Villa||3–2||West Bromwich Albion|
|1888–89||Aston Villa||2–0||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|1889–90||Aston Villa||2–0||West Bromwich Albion|
|1890–91||Aston Villa||3–0||Wednesbury Old Athletic|
|1891–92||Wolverhampton Wanderers||5–2||West Bromwich Albion|
|1892–93||Wolverhampton Wanderers||3–1||Aston Villa|
|1893–94||Wolverhampton Wanderers||3–3 [a]||West Bromwich Albion|
|1894–95||West Bromwich Albion||0–0, 1–0||Aston Villa|
|1895–96||Aston Villa||3–0||Sheffield United|
|1898–99||Aston Villa||4–0||Burslem Port Vale|
|1899–00||Wolverhampton Wanderers||1–1, 2–1||Burslem Port Vale|
|1900–01||Stoke||1–1, 4–3||Aston Villa|
|1901–02||Wolverhampton Wanderers||1–0||Aston Villa|
|1902–03||Aston Villa||3–0||West Bromwich Albion|
|1903–04||Aston Villa||3–1||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|1904–05||Small Heath||7–2||West Bromwich Albion|
|1908–09||Aston Villa||2–1||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|1911–12||Aston Villa||2–1||Willenhall Pickwick|
|1912–13||Port Vale||0–0, 1–0||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|1913–14||Stoke||0–0, 2–1||Port Vale|
|1915–19||No competition due to World War I|
|1922–23||Coventry City||2–1||Bilston United|
|1923–24||Wolverhampton Wanderers||2–1||Aston Villa|
|1925–26||Burton Town||3–0||Wellington Town|
|1926–27||Cradley Heath||3–3, 1–0||Burton Town|
|1927–28||Burton Town||3–2||Hereford United|
|1928–29||Burton Town||0–0, 2–0||Hereford United|
|1929–30||Oakengates Town||3–1||Kidderminster Harriers|
|1930–31||Nuneaton Town||1–1, 4–2||Evesham Town|
|1933–34||Kidderminster Harriers||2–1||Burton Town|
|1935–36||Hednesford Town||2–1||Burton Town|
|1937–38||Kidderminster Harriers||1–1, 2–1 (aet)||Burton Town|
|1940–45||No competition due to World War II|
|1946–47||Wellington Town||2–1||Bromsgrove Rovers|
|1947–48||Atherstone Town||2–0||Bromsgrove Rovers|
|1948–49||Nuneaton Borough||2–1||Banbury Spencer|
|1949–50||Stourbridge||1–1, 2–1||Bedworth Town|
|1950–51||Lockheed (Leamington)||2–2, 3–1||Hereford United|
|1951–52||Brierley Hill||2–1||Halesowen Town|
|1952–53||Brierley Hill||2–1||Nuneaton Borough|
|1953–54||Burton Albion||2–1||Brierley Hill|
|1954–55||Brush Sports||0–0, 1–1 (aet) [b]||Hinckley Athletic|
|1955–56||Nuneaton Borough||2–0||Brush Sports|
|1957–58||Moor Green||1–0||Lockheed (Leamington)|
|1959–60||Nuneaton Borough||1–0||Banbury Spencer|
|1961–62||Lockheed (Leamington)||5–1||Rugby Town|
|1962–63||Stratford Town||2–1||Lockheed (Leamington)|
|1964–65||Kidderminster Harriers||3–1||Dudley Town|
|1966–67||Kidderminster Harriers||6–3 (agg) [c]||Nuneaton Borough|
|1967–68||Stourbridge||4–3 (agg) [c]||Halesowen Town|
|1968–69||Tamworth||6–3 (agg) [c]||Bilston|
|1969–70||Lockheed (Leamington)||3–0 (agg) [c]||Burton Albion|
|1970–71||Rugby Town||2–0 (agg) [c]||Burton Albion|
|1971–72||Lockheed (Leamington)||1–0 (agg) [c]||Highgate United|
|1974–75||Atherstone Town||1–0||AP Leamington|
|1976–77||Redditch United||3–0 (aet)||Atherstone Town|
|1977–78||Nuneaton Borough||1–1, 1–0||Redditch United|
|1978–79||Bedworth United||1–1 (aet), 2–0||AP Leamington|
|1979–80||Nuneaton Borough||2–0||Lye Town|
|1982–83||Birmingham City||1–0||Aston Villa|
|1983–84||Halesowen Town||1–0 (aet)||Dudley Town|
|1984–85||Aston Villa||3–1||Wednesfield Social|
|1985–86||Dudley Town||4–2 (aet)||Willenhall Town|
|1986–87||Wolverhampton Wanderers||2–2 (aet), 2–1||Burton Albion|
|1987–88||West Bromwich Albion||3–1||Bedworth United|
|1988–89||VS Rugby||1–0||Bromsgrove Rovers|
|1989–90||West Bromwich Albion||2–0 (aet)||Atherstone United|
|1990–91||West Bromwich Albion||2–0||Nuneaton Borough|
|1991–92||VS Rugby||3–0||Birmingham City|
|1992–93||Nuneaton Borough||2–0||VS Rugby|
|1994–95||Solihull Borough||2–0||Aston Villa|
|1995–96||Birmingham City||2–0||Aston Villa|
|1996–97||Burton Albion||3–1 (aet)||Tamworth|
|1997–98||Halesowen Town||3–1||Redditch United|
|1998–99||Birmingham City||4–1||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|2000–01||Moor Green||3–1 (aet)||Tamworth|
|2001–02||Nuneaton Borough||2–0 (aet)||West Bromwich Albion|
|2002–03||Birmingham City||2–0 (aet)||Moor Green|
|2003–04||Moor Green||1–0||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|2004–05||Redditch United||3–2 (aet)||Birmingham City|
|2006–07||Coventry City||3–2 (aet)||Walsall|
|2007–08||Birmingham City||5–0||Burton Albion|
|2010–11||Sutton Coldfield Town||1–0||Nuneaton Town|
|2011–12||West Bromwich Albion||2–0||Solihull Moors|
|2012–13||Hednesford Town||4–1||Sutton Coldfield Town|
|2013–14||West Bromwich Albion||2–1||Tamworth|
|2014–15||Birmingham City||2–1||Nuneaton Town|
|2015–16||Solihull Moors||2–1||Birmingham City|
|2016–17||Leamington||1–1 (aet), 5–4 (pens)||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|2019-20||Competition abandoned due to Covid-19 outbreak|
a. ^ The 1893–94 cup was shared following a 3–3 draw
b. ^ In 1954–55 the trophy was shared after a replay
c. ^ From 1966–67 to 1971–72 the final was composed of two legs
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