FA CUP PROGRESS CHART 1871-72 TO 1887-88 (17 Seasons Pre-Football League Era)

FA Cup Progress Chart 1871-72 to 1887-88 (17 Seasons Pre-Football League Era)

Chart listing the round by round progress of every club who entered the FA Cup in 1871 to the formation of the Football League in 1888.
Total times in FA Cup last 64 is shown.

TEAM88-8989-9090-9191-9292-9393-9494-9595-9696-9797-9898-9999-0000-0101-0202-0303-0404-0505-0606-0707-0808-0909-1010-1111-1212-1313-1414-15WINFINSEMI81632Totals
PRESTON NORTH ENDWINR3R1R3SEMIR2R2R1R3R1R2R3R1R1R2R2R3R2R2R31156720
WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERSFINSEMIR3R3WINR1R3FINR2R2R2R1R3R1R1R2R2R2WINR2R3R3R2R2R222147925
WEST BROMWICH ALBIONSEMIR1SEMIWINR1R1FINR3R2R3R3R3SEMIR1R1R1SEMIR2R2R3R2FINR312443923
BLACKBURN ROVERSSEMIWINWINR2SEMISEMIR2R1R3R1R1R2R1R1R2R3R1R2R3R3SEMISEMIR4R32537724
BIRMINGHAM ST GEORGE'SR3R1R2R11124
ASTON VILLAR3R2R2FINR1R3WINR1WINR1R1R3SEMIR1SEMIR2WINR3R2R3R3R2R2WINSEMIR241336926
CHATHAMR311
SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAYR3FINR3R3R3SEMISEMIWINR1R2R1R2R1R1R1SEMISEMIR4WINR3R3R4R321465523
SWIFTSR2R1112
DERBY COUNTYR2R1R2R1R1R3R1SEMISEMIFINFINR1R1SEMIFINSEMIR1R2R3SEMIR2R4R2R235231124
NOTTS COUNTYR2R3FINR1R2WINR1R1R2R1R2R2R2R1R3R1R1R4R2R21136920
NOTTINGHAM FORESTR2R1R3SEMIR2R3R3R1R3WINR3SEMIR2SEMIR2R2R2R3R4R3R21368321
GRIMSBY TOWNR2R2R2R1R2R1R1R1R1R1R2R1R1R4R316815
HALLIWELLR2R1112
WALSALL TOWN SWIFTS / WALSALLR2R1R1R2224
BURNLEYR2R1R2R2R2R1R1R2R1R3R1R1R2R1R4R2R4SEMIWINR31137820
OLD WESTMINSTERSR1R1R1R144
WREXHAMR111
OLD BRIGHTONIANSR111
LINFIELD ATHLETIC (Northern Ireland)R111
WITTONR111
BOOTLER1R3R1123
ACCRINGTONR1R2R2R2R2R1426
SOUTH SHORER1R1R1R144
SUNDERLAND ALBIONR1R1R2R2224
CREWE ALEXANDRAR1R1R1R1R255
OLD CARTHUSIANSR1R122
DERBY JUNCTIONR111
NOTTS RANGERSR111
LONG EATON RANGERSR1R1R133
SMALL HEATH / BIRMINGHAM CITYR1R2R2R1R1R1R1R1R2R3R1R1R4R3R325815
SHEFFIELD HEELEYR111
BOLTON WANDERERSSEMIR1R1R1FINR3SEMIR2R3R1R1R2R2R1FINR3R3R3R3R3SEMI2337621
STOKER3R3R3R1R2R2R3R2R2SEMIR1R1R3R3R1R2R2R4175518
LINCOLN CITYR2R1R2R1R1R2R2R2268
EVERTONR2R1R1FINR1R3R3FINSEMIR2R1R2R1R3R1SEMIWINFINR4R2SEMIR3R4R4SEMI13464725
DERBY MIDLANDR211
SHEFFIELD UNITEDR2R1R2R2R1R2R2R1R1WINR3FINWINR2R3R1R2SEMIWIN31126619
NEWTON HEATH / MANCHESTER UTDR1R1R2R1R2R3R2R1R1R2R2R4R4WINR3R4R3147517
SUNDERLANDR1SEMISEMIR3R2SEMIR2R2R1R2R2R1R2R1R1R1R3R3R4R3R3FINR413310623
BELFAST DISTILLERYR111
CHESTERR1R2112
NEWCASTLE WEST ENDR1R122
CLAPTONR1R122
DARWENR2R2R3R1R1R11236
KIDDERMINSTERR111
CASUALSR1R1R133
CRUSADERS (Northern Ireland)R1R122
93rd HIGHLAND REGIMENT (Scotland)R111
ROYAL ARSENAL / WOOLWICH ARSER1R1R1R1R1R1R1R1R2R1R1R2R1SEMISEMIR2R2R2R2R2221620
MIDDLESBROUGH IRONOPOLISR1R1R3R21124
MIDDLESBROUGHR2R2R1R2R3R1R3R1R3R2R3R2R3R226614
LUTON TOWNR1R1R1R1R1R1R277
BLACKPOOLR1R1R2R3R2R2246
HEANOR TOWNR1R1R1R144
NORTHWICH VICTORIAR211
NEWCASTLE UNITEDR1R2R2R2R1R2R2R2R1R3R1R1FINFINFINSEMIWINFINR4R414136520
BURTON SWIFTSR1R1R133
MARLOWR111
SHANKHOUSER111
STOCKTONR1R1R133
LOUGHBOROUGHR111
LIVERPOOLR3R2R2SEMIR3SEMIR2R1R2R1R1R1SEMIR4R3R2R2R2R3FINR21336821
LEICESTER FOSSE / LEICESTER CITYR2R1R1R1R1R1R2R2R4R2R211911
BURTON WANDERERSR2R1R1R1134
STOCKPORT COUNTYR1R2R233
READINGR1R1R3R2R1R1R1R2R3R313610
BURYR2R3R2R1R2WINR2R3WINR2R2R3R2R2R2R2R2R2R2227819
BARNSLEY (ST PETER'S)R1R1R2R2R4FINR2WINR2111159
SOUTHAMPTON (ST MARY'S)R1R1R2SEMIR3FINR1FINR1R2R3R4R2SEMIR2R32233616
FAIRFIELDR111
MILLWALL (ATHLETIC)R1R1R1SEMIR1SEMIR1R1R2R2R3R3R222913
CHESTERFIELDR1R1R1R2R2R266
SOUTHPORT CENTRALR111
TOTTENHAM HOTSPURR1R3R1WINR1R3R3R2R3R3R3R3R2R2R2135615
KETTERINGR1R1R1R2134
MANCHESTER CITYR1R2R1R1R1R2R1WINR2R3R4R2R2R2R4R3125816
GLOSSOP NORTH ENDR1R1R1R1R4R2156
GAINSBOROUGH TRINITYR2R2R2R2134
BURSLEM PORT VALE / PORT VALER2R1R2123
WIGAN COUNTYR111
NEW BRIGHTON TOWERR1R122
HUCKNALL ST JOHN'SR111
JARROWR1R122
NEW BROMPTONR1R2R2R244
BRISTOL CITYR1R2R2R1R2R2FINR2R21359
QUEENS PARK RANGERSR2R2R4R2R4R32226
PORTSMOUTHR1R3R1R1R2R2R3R2R2R212710
CHORLEYR111
STALYBRIDGE ROVERSR111
BRISTOL ROVERSR1R2R1R3R3R2R3437
NORTHAMPTON TOWNR1R2R2R3R2145
OXFORD CITYR111
FULHAMR1R3R2R2SEMIR2R2R4R21269
PLYMOUTH ARGYLER1R1R2R2R3R2R2167
BRADFORD CITYR3R3R3R2WINR4R2R412328
BRENTFORDR3R3R2213
WATFORDR211
NORWICH CITYR2R2R2R3R2R2R3257
BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBIONR2R2R2R2R2R3R2167
CRYSTAL PALACER4R3R2R2R3R21236
WEST HAM UNITEDR2R2R3R3R4R3R2R31438
OLDHAM ATHLETICTeam names in BOLD indicate founder member of Football LeagueR2R2R2R3SEMIR411136
ACCRINGTON STANLEYThe names of the various rounds changed over the years in this period.R211
SWINDON TOWNThis chart is colour-coded to show the same progression:R3SEMIR4SEMIR3R221216
CARLISLE UNITEDFA Cup WinnersR211
CHELSEAFA Cup Losing FinalistsR2R2R2SEMIR2R2FIN1157
HULL CITYFA Cup Semi FinalistsR2R3R2R41124
LEEDS CITYFA Cup Quarter Finalists (today's 6th Round)R2R2R2R244
EXETER CITYFA Cup Round of 16 (today's 5th Round)R2R222
COVENTRY CITYFA Cup Round of 32 (today's 4th Round)R4R3R21113
LEYTONR311
SOUTHEND UNITEDR2R222
BRADFORD PARK AVENUER2R2R3R4R2R31236
DARLINGTONR3R2112
HUDDERSFIELD TOWNR2R222
CLAPTON ORIENTR211
GILLINGHAMR211
SWANSEA TOWNR2R222
ROCHDALER211

*1 No connection to modern Crystal Palace
*2 No connection to West Ham United
*3 No connection to United or Wednesday
*4 No connection to Leyton Orient
*5 No connection to United or City
*6 No connection to Birmingham City
*7 No connection to Tottenham Hotspur

 

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