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FA Cup: The history of the oldest tournament in the world

Within England is the FA Cup, the oldest tournament in the world and here we tell you the history of this legendary event; Without a doubt,

FA Cup: The history of the oldest tournament in the world


Within England is the FA Cup, the oldest tournament in the world and here we tell you the history of this legendary event; Without a doubt, this direct elimination competition is special among all those that exist.

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His original name is officially Football Association Challenge Cup; however, for a matter of sponsorship it is better known as The Emirates FA Cup.

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The special thing about the tournament is the incredible stories that can occur with teams from lower categories; they play from the Premier League, passing through the Football League Championship, Football League One and Football League Two divisions, to certain teams of the tenth level in English football. Similarly, there are some Welsh clubs.

The FA Cup tournament, the oldest in history

a special tournament

Thus, about the FA Cup, the oldest tournament in the world we bring you the story of this competition that is quite special within the universe of trophies that are disputed throughout the world.

– The FA Cupsand played for the first time in the 1871-72 season; It has 151 years of history.

– The Wanderers Football Club was the first club to win the competition. It is currently an amateur team made up of people living in Battersea, Wandsworth, Greater London.

Cardiff City of Wales, is the only NON-English team to win the competition; for his part, the Scottish Queen’s Park Football Club reached the final twice but lost both times.

– Only three clubs have won the tournament consecutively: Wanderers (1872, 1873 and 1876, 1877, 1878), Blackburn Rovers (1884, 1885, 1886 and 1890, 1891) and Tottenham Hotspur (1961, 1962 and 1981, 1982).

Manchester United and Everton are the clubs that most finals have lost in history; both have a total of 8 disasters each.

the most winners

Arsenal is the most successful team in the FA Cup with 14 cups won. In the same way, he is the one who has played the most finals with 21 in total.

Harry Cursham is the top scorer of the tournament; got 49 goals in 44 matches. He played for teams like Notts County, Corinthian, Grantham Town and Thursday Wanderers.

Frank Lampard He is the footballer with the most games in FA Cup played with a total of 72 games.

Arsene Wenger is the coach who has won the most times the FA Cup; he did it seven times.

– The defender Ashley Cole is the footballer who has the most FA Cup trophies; won 4 with Chelsea and 3 with Arsenal for a total of 7 cups.

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