Amateur cup

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It was staged for the first time in the —94 season , in response to the increasing domination of the sport by professional teams. The competition was staged 71 times and 36 different clubs won the Cup. The first tournament featured amateur teams from throughout England and was won by Old Carthusians , the team for former pupils of Charterhouse School , who defeated Casuals. The "Bishops" won the final for the next three seasons, the only hat-trick of wins in the competition's history. In the s, interest in the Amateur Cup declined and crowds for the final dropped to less than half the level of the early Wembley finals.

The FA Amateur Cup

FA Amateur Cup - Wikipedia

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List of FA Amateur Cup finals

All the original competitiors in the F. Cup had been amateurs. Within a few years, professionalism had taken off, particularly in the North West of England, and by the mid s very few amateur clubs reached the later stages of the F.
It commenced in and ended in when the Football Association abolished official amateur status. Following the legalisation of professionalism within football, professional teams quickly came to dominate the sport's main national knock-out tournament , the FA Cup. In response to this, the committee of the country's oldest club, Sheffield F. Jackson of Corinthian F. The competition was the last, as the FA abolished the distinction between professional and amateur clubs.