The 1927 FA Cup Final was an association football match between Cardiff
City and Arsenal on 23 April 1927 at the Empire Stadium, the original
Wembley Stadium (pictured). With 91,206 in attendance, the final was the
showpiece match of English football's primary cup competition, the
Football Association Challenge Cup. A concert held before the game
included "Abide with Me"; singing this song before the match has since
become a cup final tradition. For the first time, the final was
broadcast on the radio by the BBC. Cardiff, one of the few Welsh teams
taking part in the cup competition, won the match 1–0; the goal was
credited to Hughie Ferguson after his shot slipped out of the hands of
Arsenal goalkeeper Dan Lewis. The victory remains the only occasion the
trophy, which was previously known as the "English Cup", has been won by
a team based outside England. Cardiff did not reach the FA Cup final
again until 2008.
Read more: <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1927_FA_Cup_Final>
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