FA Cup – Fun Facts

FA Cup – Fun Facts

Fun Facts
Believe this or no, Portsmouth Football Club actually hold the record for the most years in possession of the famous FA cup – they had it sitting in the trophy cabinet for a whopping seven years in a row. Unfortunately for Portsmouth fans they didn’t win it 7 times back to back. They were, in fact, the last team to win the cup before World War II broke out and the competition was postponed for 7 years.
Did you know the first FA Cup final was held at the Kennington Oval in London on the 16th March 1872. The Oval is now more famous for being a cricket ground.

The value of the famous FA cup is approx. £1.8million