Our 1897 squad
We played in our first-ever Cup Final on April 29, 1897, when we faced Wellingborough on their ground in the Wellingborough Charity Cup.
Having overcome our fellow Southern Leaguers Gravesend United 3-2 at Northumberland Park in the provisional round – thanks to goals from William Fleming (2) and Willie Almond – we then won 2-0 at Wolverton where Richard McElhaney netted along with Charlie Lanham.
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