FA Cup Records

FA Cup Records: Clubs

  • Ian Rush of Liverpool Legends in action during the charity chalenge match at Celtic Park on October 4, 2006 in Glasgow, Scotland Number of clubs that have won the FA Cup: 42
  • Most FA Cup titles: 11 – Manchester United
  • Most FA Cup final appearances: 18 – Manchester United
  • Most FA Cup semi-final appearances: 25 – Arsenal
  • Most consecutive FA Cup titles: 3 – Wanderers, Blackburn Rovers
  • Most rounds played in an FA Cup: 9 – Harlow Town, New Brighton, Blyth Spartans
  • Most games played in an FA Cup season: 13 – Bideford
  • Longest tie: 6 games – Oxford City vs. Alvechurch, 1971
  • Most clubs competing for trophy in a season: 731 (2007/2008)
  • Clubs with most domestic doubles (league and cup titles in the same year): Arsenal, Manchester United – 3

FA Cup Records: Goals

  • Most goals in FA Cup finals: 5 – Ian Rush (Liverpool)
  • Most goals in the FA Cup: 49 – Henry Cursham (Notts County)
  • Most goals by a player a single FA Cup game: 7 – Wilfred Minter (St. Albans City)
  • Most goals in a single FA Cup game: 26 – Preston North End vs. Hyde, 1887
  • Longest Penalty Shootout: 40 goals – Turnbridge Wells vs. Littlehampton Town, 2005
  • Biggest winning margin in an FA Cup Final: 6 goals – Bury vs. Derby County, 1903
  • Highest aggregate score in an FA Cup Final: 7 goals – 1890, 1953
  • Fastest goal in FA Cup Final history: 43 seconds – Robert di Matteo (Chelsea), 1996
  • Most goals scored by a substitute in the FA Cup Final: 2 – Stuart McCall (Everton)

FA Cup Records: Players

  • Players with most FA Cup titles: Charles Wollaston (Wanderers), Lord Kinnaird (Wanderers, Old Etonians), Jimmy Forrest (Blackburn Rovers) – 5
  • Players with most FA Cup Final appearances: Roy Keane, Ryan Giggs – 7
  • Youngest FA Cup finalist: Curtis Weston (Millwall) – 17 years, 119 days
  • Youngest player to score in an FA Cup Final: Norman Whiteside (Manchester United) – 18 years, 18 days
  • Oldest FA Cup Finalist: Walter Hampson – 41 years, 257 days (Aston Villa)

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