- Old Etonians F.C.
Old Etonians Full name Old Etonians Football Club Nickname(s) OEs Founded c. 1871 Ground Dutchman's Playing Fields
Chairman James Scobie Manager not applicable League Arthurian League Premier Division 2010–11 2ndHome colours
Founded by Lord Kinnaird, they were the last amateur or "true blue" club to win the FA Cup on 25 March 1882 when they beat Blackburn Rovers 1-0 at The Oval. They lost 2-1 after extra time to another Blackburn club, Blackburn Olympic, the following year.
In all, they reached the final six times in nine years between 1875 and 1883, winning twice. They also supplied a number of players for the England team, including three in one match against Wales in 1879.
List of honours
- FA Cup winners 1879, 1882; runners-up 1875, 1876, 1881, 1883
- Arthurian League
- Premier Division Champions 1992-93, 2004-05
- Division One Champions 1985-86
- Division Two Champions (2nd XI) 1992-93, 1997-98, 1999-2000, 2003-04
- Division Three Champions (3rd XI) 1995-96, 2004-05
- Division Four Champions (4th XI) 1989-90, 1993-94
- Arthur Dunn Cup winners 2004-05
Several Old Etonians players were capped for England, either while with the club or subsequently.
The following eight scholars played for England whilst with the club (with the number of caps received whilst registered with Old Etonians F.C.):
- Rupert Anderson (1 cap)
- Lindsay Bury (1 cap)
- Edward Christian (1 cap)
- Arthur Dunn (2 caps)
- Harry Goodhart (3 caps)
- Robert Cunliffe Gosling (5 caps)
- John Hawtrey (2 caps)
- Herbert Whitfeld (1 cap)
Anderson, Bury and Whitfeld made their only appearances together, on 18 January 1879 against Wales. Whitfeld scored in a 2-1 victory.
Other Old Etonians who later played for England include:
- Alexander Bonsor
- Percy de Paravicini
- Alfred Lyttelton
- Reginald Macaulay
- Cuthbert Ottaway
- John Frederick Peel Rawlinson
- Thomas Clough OE
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