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It's just not cricket...

It's just not cricket...

On this day in 1887, Villa won the FA Cup for the first time. Goals from Dennis Hodgetts and Archie Hunter secured a 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion in the final at Kennington Oval.

To reach the final, Villa had knocked out Wednesbury Old Athletic, Derby Midland, Wolves, Horncastle and Darwen before beating Glasgow Rangers in the semi-final at Crewe.

Rob Bishop
By @robbishopavfc 2nd April 1887