Football Association Cup Final in Wembley Stadium

Wembley at night croppedOn 28 April 1923, the Football Association Cup Final occurred between West Ham United and Bolton Wanderers. This was the first public event ever held in the Empire Stadium, at Wembley. The stadium, completed in April 1923, was the physical and conceptual focal point of the British Empire Exhibition. Image: “Wembley By Night,” in Donald Maxwell, Wembley in Colour (London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1924), 101. Collection of the author.

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28 Apr 1923

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