1948–49 Welsh Cup

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1948–49 Welsh Cup
Country  Wales
Champions Wales Merthyr Tydfil
Runners-up Wales Swansea Town

The 1948–49 FAW Welsh Cup is the 62nd season of the annual knockout tournament for competitive football teams in Wales.


League name pointed after clubs name.

  • CCL - Cheshire County League
  • FL D2 - Football League Second Division
  • FL D3N - Football League Third Division North
  • FL D3S - Football League Third Division South
  • SFL - Southern Football League

Fifth round[edit]

Eight winners from the Fourth round and ten new clubs.

Tie no Home Score Away
1 Chester (FL D3N) 0–6 Wrexham (FL D3N)

Sixth round[edit]

Two winners from the Fifth round. Seven other clubs get a bye to the Seventh round.

Seventh round[edit]

One winner from the Sixth round plus seven clubs who get a bye in the previous round.


Swansea Town and Rhyl played at Wrexham, Cardiff City and Merthyr Tydfil played at Swansea.

Tie no Home Score Away
1 Swansea Town (FL D3S) 3–0 Rhyl (CCL)
2 Cardiff City (FL D2) 1–3 Merthyr Tydfil (SFL)


Final were held at Cardiff.

Tie no Home Score Away
1 Merthyr Tydfil (SFL) 2–0 Swansea Town (FL D3S)

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