Arsenal v Huddersfield Saturday March 7th 1936 original programme paper cuttings

The 1936 FA Cup Final wasa football match between Arsenal and Sheffield United on 25 April 1936 at Wembley . The showpiece match of English football's primary cup competition, the Football Association Challenge Cup (better known as the FA Cup), it was the 64th Cup final, and the fourteenth at the national stadium.

Each team received a bye to the third round of the tournament, and then progressed through five rounds before reaching the final. Arsenal were in a successful phase, with this final following recent First Division titles, while Sheffield United were attempting to emulate the success of their rivals Sheffield Wednesday in the tournament the year before. A closely fought first half was followed by a dominant second half by Arsenal, who won by a single goal, scored by Ted Drake in the 74th minute. A media ban by the stadium's bosses caused reporters to fly above the stadium in autogyros to see the match and the BBC experimented with sports commentators for the first time during its live broadcast of the final

Up for auction is this programme dated 7th March 1936 and its for the game against Huddersfield Town this being the year that they won the FA Cup beating Sheffield united 1-0 at Wembley stadium watched by a crowd of 93,384 a goal by ted drake in the 74 th minute was enough for Arsenal to be crowned champions,
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