The Giant Killers

Every F A cup slaying since 1888

                                                             

Wrexham

Formed: 1864 {oldest club in Wales}


FA Cup

FA Cup Debut: 1884 {2nd Round Proper - last 52}

Quarter Finalists: 1974, 1978, 1997


Football Pyramid

Fifth tier debut: 2008 [Current Division]

Fourth tier debut: 1960 [Most recent 2008]

Third tier debut: 1921 [Most recent 2005]

Second tier debut: 1978 [Most recent 1982] [Best finish 15th 1979]


Honours

Welsh F A Cup Winners: 1878, 1883, 1893, 1897, 1903, 1905, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1914, 1915, 1921, 1924, 1925, 1931, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1972, 1975, 1978, 1986, 1995

F A Trophy winners: 2013

Third Round, Saturday, January 4th 1992

Racecourse Ground, Wrexham

Attendance: 13,343

Ranked at the time: 3


Team: 1:Vince O'Keefe.....2:Andy Thackeray.....3:Phil Hardy.....4:Brian Carey.....5:Mickey Thomas.....6:Mark Sertori.....7:Gordon Davies.....8:Gareth Owen..... 9:Karl Connolly.....10:Steve Watkin.....11:Wayne Phillips.....Manager: Brian Flynn

 


 
 1-0 @ Southampton
 
Fifth Round: Saturday February 16th 1974

Attendance: 24,797       

Scorer: David Smallman     

Ranked at the time: 138

Team:1:Brian Lloyd, 2:Joey Jones, 3:David Fogg, 4:Mickey Evans, 5:Eddie May, 6:Graham Whittle, 7:Brian Tinnion, 8:Mel Sutton, 9:Geoff Davis, 10:David Smallman, 11:Arfon Griffiths  
 
 1-0 vs Sunderland
 
Third Round replay: Wednesday January 12th 1977

Attendance: 16,023       

Scorer: Billy Ashcroft     

Ranked at the time: 280

Team: 1:Brian Lloyd, 2:Mickey Evans, 3:Alan Dwyer, {replaced by 12:Wayne Cegielski}, 4:Gareth Davis, 5;John Roberts, 6:Mickey Thomas, 7:Bobby Shinton, 8:Mel Sutton, 9:Billy Ashcroft, 10:Graham Whittle, 11:Arfon Griffiths
 
 
4-1 vs Newcastle United
 
Fourth Round replay: Monday February 6th 1978

Attendance: 18,676       

Scorers: Dixie McNeil {2}, Bobby Shinton, Les Cartwright        

Ranked at the time: 195

{image: Les Cartwright [right] wheels away after netting the fourth goal}

Team: 1:Dai Davies, 2:Alan Hill, 3:Alan Dwyer, 4:Gareth Davis, 5:John Roberts, 6:Mickey Thomas, 7:Bobby Shinton, 8:Mel Sutton, 9:Dixie McNeil, 10:Graham Whittle, 11:Les Cartwright