1928 Welsh Cup Final

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1928 Football Association of Wales Challenge Cup Final
Event 1927–28 Welsh Cup
Date 2 May 1928
Venue Farrar Road Stadium, Bangor
Referee G Petrie (Holywell)
Attendance 12,000

The 1928 Welsh Cup Final, the 47th in the competition, was contested by Bangor and Cardiff City at Farrar Road Stadium, Bangor. Cardiff won 2–0.

Route to the final[edit]

Cardiff City[edit]

Round Opposition Score Venue
Fifth Round Oswestry Town 1–7 Park Hall (a)
Sixth Round Swansea Town 1–0 Ninian Park (h)
Semi-finals Rhyl 2–2 Racecourse Ground (n)
Replay Rhyl 2–0 Gay Meadow (n)

Bangor City[edit]

Round Opposition Score Venue
Third Round Flint Town 1–1 Cae-y-Castell (a)
Replay Flint Town 4–1 Farrar Road Stadium (h)
Fourth Round Buckley 3–0 Farrar Road Stadium (h)
Fifth Round Connah's Quay 3–0 Farrar Road Stadium (h)
Sixth Round Aberdare Athletic 1–1 Aberdare Athletic Ground (a)
Replay Aberdare Athletic 7–3 Farrar Road Stadium (h)
Semi-final Merthyr Town 2–2 Llanelian Road (n)
Replay Merthyr Town 2–0 Park Hall (n)

Bangor City started their campaign away to Flint Town. After a 1–1 draw, Bangor replayed them at Farrar Road Stadium, where Bangor won 4–1.

In two more home games in the Fourth and Fifth rounds, Bangor saw off both Buckley and Connah's Quay by 3–0.

For the Sixth round, Bangor travelled south to former Football League and Southern League team Aberdare Athletic. After a 1–1 draw Aberdare lost 7–3 at Farrar Road.

In the Semi-final, Bangor faced Football League Division Three South members Merthyr Town at Colwyn Bay. A 2–2 meant a replay at Oswestry where Bangor progressed to the final after a 2–0 win.




Cardiff City 2 – 0 Bangor
Hughie Ferguson Goal ?'?' Report
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: G Petrie (Holywell)
Cardiff City[1]
Bangor City[2]
GK 1 Republic of Ireland Tom Farquharson
DF 2 Scotland James Nelson
DF 3 England Jennings
DF 4 Wales Fred Keenor (c)
DF 5 Northern Ireland Tom Sloan
MF 6 England Billy Hardy
MF 7 England Thirlaway
MF 8 England Smith
FW 9 Scotland Hughie Ferguson
FW 10 Wales Len Davies
DF 11 Scotland George McLachlan
England Fred Stewart
GK 1 England J Rundell
DF 2 England T Sinclair
DF 3 Republic of Ireland Critchlow
MF 4 England G Rundell
MF 5 Wales Whittaker
MF 6 Wales R Lock
MF 7 England Billy Fogg
MF 8 Wales P Jeffes
FW 9 Wales G White
FW 10 Wales Smith
FW 11 England Cooper


  • 90 minutes.
  • Replay if scores still level.

See also[edit]


  1. nb1



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


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

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