1889 Welsh Cup Final

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1889 Football Association of Wales Challenge Cup Final
Event 1888–89 Welsh Cup
Date 22 April 1889
Venue Racecourse Ground, Wrexham
Referee Mr Mitchell (Blackburn)
Attendance 4,000

The 1889 Welsh Cup Final, the 12th in the competition, was contested by Bangor and Northwich Victoria at the Racecourse Ground. Bangor, in their first Welsh Cup final, won 2–1 in a match that would mark the first time these two teams, future founders and rivals of the Northern Premier League and Alliance Premier League would meet in a major final. The most recent was the 1984 FA Trophy Final.

Route to the final[edit]


Round Opposition Score Venue
First Round St. Asaph 0–7 St. Asaph (a)
Second Round bye to the next round.
Third Round Ruthin 1–4 Ruthin (a)
Semi-final Wrexham 2–3 Faulkner Street (n)

Northwich Victoria[edit]

Round Opposition Score Venue
First Round Over Wanderers 1–2 ? (a)
Second Round Chester St Oswalds 2–1 Drill Field (h)
Third Round Davenham 0–0 Davenham (a)
Replay Davenham 4–3 Drill Field (h)
1st leg
Chirk AAA 1–1 Faulkner Street (n)
Replay Chirk AAA 3–2 Faulkner Street (n)


Bangor 2 – 1 Northwich Victoria
E P Whitley-HughesGoal 75'
R O RobertsGoal
Report R LeatherGoal 76'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Mr Mitchell (Blackburn)
Northwich Victoria[2]

See also[edit]


  1. nb1



  • Garland, Ian (1991). The History of the Welsh Cup 1877-1993. Bridge Books. ISBN 1-872424-37-6. 


  1. ^ The History of the Welsh Cup 1877-1993 by Ian Garland (1991) ISBN 1-872424-37-6
  2. ^ Northwich Victoria - Historical Football Kits

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