Who won the League Cup in 1972?
The tournament started on 17 August 1971 and ended with the final at Wembley on 4 March 1972. Stoke City won the tournament after defeating Chelsea in the final at Wembley Stadium, London….1971–72 Football League Cup.
|Country||England & Wales|
|← 1970–71 1972–73 →|
Did Chelsea win the FA Cup in 1972?
Chelsea went into the match as strong favourites having won the FA Cup and the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in the previous two seasons, whereas Stoke were attempting to win their first major trophy….1972 Football League Cup Final.
|Event||1971–72 Football League Cup|
|← 1971 1973 →|
When did Leeds win FA Cup?
The 1972 FA Cup Final took place on 6 May 1972 at Wembley Stadium. It was the centenary final (although only the 91st final due to the world wars) and the 44th to be played at Wembley….1972 FA Cup Final.
|Event||1971–72 FA Cup|
|Leeds United Arsenal 1 0|
|Date||6 May 1972|
|Venue||Wembley Stadium, London|
|Referee||David Smith (Stonehouse)|
Who is the oldest football club in England?
Sheffield F.C. in England, is the world’s oldest surviving independent football club—that is, the oldest club not associated with an institution such as a school, hospital or university. It was founded in 1857.
Who did Chelsea play at Wembley in 1972?
The 1972 Football League Cup Final took place on 4 March 1972 at Wembley Stadium and was contested by Chelsea and Stoke City. Chelsea went into the match as strong favourites having won the FA Cup and the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in the previous two seasons, whereas Stoke were attempting to win their first major trophy.
What was the longest FA Cup game?
Andrew Ward tells the story of the 1971 FA Cup tie between Alvechurch and Oxford City, which remains the longest match in the competition’s history. Forty years ago, in November 1971, Alvechurch and Oxford City played six matches in 17 days to decide an FA Cup tie. It was more a World Series than sudden-death.