1896–97 Welsh Amateur Cup

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1896-97 Welsh Amateur Cup
Country Wales
Defending champions Queensferry Ironopolis
Champions England Coppenhall
Runners-up Rhos Eagle Wanderers

The 1896–97 Welsh Amateur Cup was the seventh season of the Welsh Amateur Cup, the cup was won by Coppenhall who defeated Rhos Eagle Wanderers 3-2 in the final, at Buckley, and became the first English club to win the Trophy.

First Round[1][edit]

Home Team Result Away Team Remarks
St Asaph Athletic Penmaenmawr Swifts
Bangor Reserve Carnarvon Ironopolis Reserves
Llandudno Swifts Reserves 6-4[2] Flint Swifts
Gresford Brymbo Reserves
Mold Red Stars 1-3[2] England Coppenhall
Buckley Town Reserves Buckley Victoria
Stansty Villa Westminster Rovers Reserve
Ruabon Albion England Ellesmere Rangers
Rhos Reserve Adwy United
Rhosnessy Erddig Albion
Chirk Reserve Druids Reserve
Rhos Eagle Wanderers Wrexham St. Mary's
Rhostyllen Reserve Wrexham Old Boys Appear in draw as Wrexham, however Wrexham Old Boys appear in later rounds.
England Shrewsbury Athletic England Dawley Town
Llanidloes Reserve 1-1[3] Newtown Royal Welsh Warehouse
Newtown Excelsior England Oswestry Reserve
Newtown Half Holiday Welshpool Reserve Went to a Replay.
Welshpool Reserve 2-1 Newtown Half Holiday Replay

Second Round[4][edit]

Home Team Result Away Team Remarks
Llandudno Swifts Reserves 3-1[5] Penmaenmawr Swifts
Bangor Reserve Bye
Stansty Villa 4-2[6] Buckley Victoria
England Coppenhall Brymbo Reserves
Rhos Eagle Wanderers Wrexham Old Boys
Druids Reserve Erddig Albion
Adwy United Ruabon Albion
England Oswestry Reserve 3-0[6] Newtown Royal Welsh Warehouse
Welshpool Reserve England Shrewsbury Athletic

Third round[edit]

Home Team Result Away Team Remarks
Llandudno Swifts Reserves 5-1[7] Bangor Reserves
England Oswestry Reserve 3-1[8] England Shrewsbury Athletic
Ruabon Albion Adwy United Ruabon won replay 3-2.[9]
Rhos Eagle Wanderers Erddig Albion
Stansty Villa 2-6[10] England Coppenhall
Incomplete

Fourth Round[11][edit]

Home Team Result Away Team Remarks
Rhos Eagle Wanderers Ruabon Albion
Llandudno Swifts Reserves Bye
England Oswestry Reserve Bye
England Coppenhall Bye

Semi Final[edit]

Result Venue
England Coppenhall 2-1[12] England Oswestry Reserve Wynnstay Park, Ruabon
Llandudno Swifts Reserves 0-7[13] Rhos Eagle Wanderers Queensferry

Final[14][edit]

Winner Result Runner Up Venue
England Coppenhall 3-2 Rhos Eagle Wanderers Buckley

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "Welsh Newspapers Online L ILANIDLOES.It|1896-12-01|The Montgomeryshire Express and Radnor Times - Welsh Newspapers Online". newspapers.library.wales. Retrieved 2017-02-24. 
  4. ^ "Wrexham Advertiser - Saturday 28 November 1896". Wrexham Advertiser. 28 November 1896 – via http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk. 
  5. ^ "Welsh Newspapers Online WELSH JUNIOR CUP (SECOND * ROUND).|1896-12-18|Carnarvon and Denbigh Herald and North and South Wales Independent - Welsh Newspapers Online". newspapers.library.wales. Retrieved 2017-02-24. 
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  7. ^ "Welsh Newspapers Online FOOTBALL.|1897-01-15|Carnarvon and Denbigh Herald and North and South Wales Independent - Welsh Newspapers Online". newspapers.library.wales. Retrieved 2017-02-24. 
  8. ^ "Welsh Newspapers Online FOOTBALL NOTES.|1897-01-23|The Montgomery County Times and Shropshire and Mid-Wales Advertiser - Welsh Newspapers Online". newspapers.library.wales. Retrieved 2017-02-24. 
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  10. ^ "Welsh Newspapers Online Football.|1897-01-14|Flintshire Observer Mining Journal and General Advertiser for the Counties of Flint Denbigh - Welsh Newspapers Online". newspapers.library.wales. Retrieved 2017-02-24. 
  11. ^ "Liverpool Mercury". Liverpool Mercury. 15 January 1897 – via http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk. 
  12. ^ "Welsh Newspapers Online FOOTBALL NOTES.I|1897-03-13|The Montgomery County Times and Shropshire and Mid-Wales Advertiser - Welsh Newspapers Online". newspapers.library.wales. Retrieved 2017-02-24. 
  13. ^ "Welsh Newspapers Online FOOTBALL.|1897-03-12|Carnarvon and Denbigh Herald and North and South Wales Independent - Welsh Newspapers Online". newspapers.library.wales. Retrieved 2017-02-24. 
  14. ^ "Welsh Newspapers Online Football.|1897-04-22|Flintshire Observer Mining Journal and General Advertiser for the Counties of Flint Denbigh - Welsh Newspapers Online". newspapers.library.wales. Retrieved 2017-02-24.