F.A. Cup
        1978/79  Results
* denotes non-league club
First Round
Sat Nov 25 Aldershot 1-1Weymouth*
Wed Nov 29 Weymouth* 0-2

Aldershot

Sat Nov 25 Altrincham* 4-3

Southport*

Sat Nov 25 Barnet*3-3Woking*
Tue Nov 28 Woking* 3-3

Barnet*

Tue Dec 5 Woking* 3-0

Barnet*

(the match was played at Griffin Park, Brentford FC)
Sat Nov 25 Barnsley5-1Worksop Town*
Sat Nov 25 Blackpool2-1Lincoln City
Sat Nov 25 Bournemouth 2-1Hitchin Town*
Sat Nov 25 Bradford City1-0Port Vale
Sat Nov 25 Carlisle United 1-0Halifax Town
Sat Nov 25 Chester1-1Runcorn*
Tue Nov 28 Runcorn* 0-5

Chester

Sat Nov 25 Chorley* 0-1Scarborough*
Sat Nov 25 Colchester United4-2Oxford United
Sat Nov 25 Darlington 1-1Chesterfield
Wed Dec 6 Chesterfield 0-1

Darlington

Sat Nov 25 Dartford* 1-2AP Leamington*
Sat Nov 25 Doncaster Rovers 2-1Huddersfield Town
Sat Nov 25 Exeter City 1-0Brentford
Sat Nov 25 Gravesend & Northfleet*0-0Wimbledon
Tue Nov 28 Wimbledon 1-0

Gravesend & Northfleet*

Sat Nov 25 Hartlepool United1-0Grimsby Town
Sat Nov 25 Hereford United 0-1Newport County
Sat Nov 25 Hull City2-1Stafford Rangers*
Sat Nov 25 Leatherhead* 2-1Merthyr Tydfil*
Sat Nov 25 Maidstone United* 1-0Wycombe Wanderers*
Sat Nov 25 Mansfield Town0-2Shrewsbury Town
Sat Nov 25 Nuneaton Borough* 0-2Crewe Alexandra
Sat Nov 25 Portsmouth2-0Northampton Town
Sat Nov 25 Reading 0-0Gillingham
Tue Nov 28 Gillingham 1-2

Reading

Sat Nov 25 Rochdale0-1Droylsden*
Sat Nov 25 Rotherham United3-0Workington*
Sat Nov 25 Scunthorpe United1-1Sheffield Wednesday
Tue Nov 28 Sheffield Wednesday 1-0

Scunthorpe United

Sat Nov 25 Southend United 3-2Peterborough United
Sat Nov 25 Stockport County5-1Morecambe*
Sat Nov 25 Swansea City4-1Hillingdon Borough*
Sat Nov 25 Swindon Town 2-0March Town United*
Sat Nov 25 Tranmere Rovers2-1Boston United*
Sat Nov 25 Walsall 0-2Torquay United
Sat Nov 25 Watford 3-0Dagenham*
Sat Nov 25 Wealdstone* 0-5Enfield*
Sat Nov 25 Wigan Athletic2-2Bury
Tue Nov 28 Bury 4-1

Wigan Athletic

Sat Nov 25 Worcester City* 2-0Plymouth Argyle
Sat Nov 25 Yeovil Town* 0-1Barking*
Sat Nov 25 York City 1-1Blyth Spartans*
Tue Nov 28 Blyth Spartans* 3-5

York City

Second Round
Sat Dec 16 AP Leamington* 0-1Torquay United
Sat Dec 16 Barking* 1-2Aldershot
Sat Dec 16 Barnsley 1-1

Rotherham United

Tue Jan 9 Rotherham United 2-1

Barnsley

Sat Dec 16 Bury 3-1Blackpool
Sat Dec 16 Carlisle United 3-0Hull City
Sat Dec 16 Crewe Alexandra0-1Hartlepool United
Sat Dec 16 Darlington 2-1Chester
Sat Dec 16 Doncaster Rovers 0-3Shrewsbury Town
Sat Dec 16 Droylsden* 0-2Altrincham*
Sat Dec 16 Leatherhead* 1-1Colchester United
Tue Dec 19 Colchester United 4-0

Leatherhead*

Sat Dec 16 Maidstone United* 1-0Exeter City
Sat Dec 16 Newport County 0-0Worcester City*
Mon Dec 18 Worcester City* 1-2

Newport County

Sat Dec 16 Portsmouth 0-1Reading
Sat Dec 16 Stockport County4-2Bradford City
Sat Dec 16 Swansea City2-2Woking*
Tue Dec 19 Woking* 3-5

Swansea City

Sat Dec 16 Swindon Town 3-0Enfield*
Sat Dec 16 Tranmere Rovers1-1Sheffield Wednesday
Tue Dec 19 Sheffield Wednesday 4-0

Tranmere Rovers

Sat Dec 16 Watford 1-1Southend United
Mon Dec 18 Southend United 1-0

Watford

Sat Dec 16 Wimbledon1-1Bournemouth
Thu Dec 28 Bournemouth 1-2

Wimbledon

Sat Dec 16 York City 3-0Scarborough*
Third Round
Tue Jan 9 Birmingham City 0-2Burnley
Tue Jan 9 Brighton & Hove Albion 2-3

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Tue Jan 9 Bristol City 3-1

Bolton Wanderers

Tue Jan 9 Charlton Athletic 1-1

Maidstone United*

Mon Jan 15 Maidstone United* 1-2

Charlton Athletic

Tue Jan 9 Coventry City 2-2

West Bromwich Albion

Mon Jan 15 West Bromwich Albion 4-0

Coventry City

Tue Jan 9 Darlington 0-1

Colchester United

Tue Jan 9 Fulham 2-0 Queens Park Rangers
Thu Jan 18 Hartlepool United 2-6 Leeds United
Wed Jan 10 Ipswich Town (holders) 3-2 Carlisle United
Sat Jan 6 Leicester City 3-0 Norwich City
Mon Jan 15 Manchester City 0-0 Rotherham United
Wed Jan 17 Rotherham United 2-4

Manchester City

Mon Jan 15 Manchester United 3-0 Chelsea
Tue Jan 9 Middlesbrough 1-1 Crystal Palace
Mon Jan 15 Crystal Palace 1-0

Middlesbrough

Wed Jan 10 Millwall 1-2 Blackburn Rovers
Tue Jan 16 Newcastle United 3-1 Torquay United
Tue Jan 9 Newport County 2-1 West Ham United
Wed Jan 10 Nottingham Forest 2-0 Aston Villa
Tue Jan 9 Notts County 4-2 Reading
Tue Jan 9 Orient 3-2 Bury
Tue Jan 16 Preston North End 3-0 Derby County
Tue Jan 9 Sheffield United 0-0 Aldershot
Mon Jan 15 Aldershot 1-0

Sheffield United

Sat Jan 6 Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Arsenal
Tue Jan 9 Arsenal 1-1

Sheffield Wednesday

Mon Jan 15 Arsenal 2-2

Sheffield Wednesday

(the match was played at Filbert Street, Leicester City FC)
Wed Jan 17 Arsenal 3-3

Sheffield Wednesday

(the match was played at Filbert Street, Leicester City FC)
Mon Jan 22 Arsenal 2-0

Sheffield Wednesday

(the match was played at Filbert Street, Leicester City FC)
Sat Jan 6 Shrewsbury Town 3-1 Cambridge United
Wed Jan 10 Southend United 0-0 Liverpool
Wed Jan 17 Liverpool  3-0

Southend United

Sat Jan 6 Stoke City 2-0 Oldham Athletic
(the match was abandoned at half-time due to snow, match void)
Wed Jan 17 Stoke City 0-1

Oldham Athletic

Wed Jan 10 Sunderland 2-1 Everton
Mon Jan 8 Swansea City 0-1 Bristol Rovers
Tue Jan 9 Swindon Town 3-0 Cardiff City
Wed Jan 10 Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Altrincham*
Tue Jan 16 Altrincham* 0-3

Tottenham Hotspur

(the match was played at Maine Road, Manchester City FC)
Tue Jan 9 Wimbledon 0-2 Southampton
Thu Feb 1 Wrexham 6-2 Stockport County
Tue Jan 9 York City 2-0 Luton Town
Fourth Round
Tue Jan 30 Aldershot 2-1 Swindon Town
Sat Jan 27 Arsenal 2-0 Notts County
Mon Feb 5 Bristol Rovers 1-0 Charlton Athletic
Wed Feb 21 Burnley 1-1 Sunderland
Mon Feb 26 Sunderland 0-3

Burnley

Mon Jan 29 Crystal Palace 3-0 Bristol City
Wed Jan 31 Fulham 1-1 Manchester United
Mon Feb 12 Manchester United 1-0

Fulham

Sat Jan 27 Ipswich Town (holders) 0-0 Orient
Tue Jan 30 Orient 0-2

Ipswich Town (holders)

Mon Feb 26 Leeds United 3-3 West Bromwich Albion
(the tie was switched to the Hawthorns, West Bromwich Albion FC - see note)
Thu Mar 1 West Bromwich Albion 2-0

Leeds United

Tue Jan 30 Liverpool 1-0 Blackburn Rovers
Sat Jan 27 Newcastle United 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Thu Feb 22 Wolverhampton W. 1-0

Newcastle United

Tue Jan 30 Newport County 0-0 Colchester United
Mon Feb 5 Colchester United 1-0

Newport County

Sat Jan 27 Nottingham Forest 3-1 York City
Mon Feb 26 Oldham Athletic 3-1 Leicester City
Mon Feb 12 Preston North End 0-1 Southampton
Sat Jan 27 Shrewsbury Town 2-0 Manchester City
Mon Feb 12 Tottenham Hotspur 3-3 Wrexham
Wed Feb 21 Wrexham 2-3

Tottenham Hotspur

Fifth Round
Tue Feb 20 Aldershot 2-2 Shrewsbury Town
Mon Feb 26 Shrewsbury Town 3-1

Aldershot

Tue Feb 20 Colchester United 0-1 Manchester United
Mon Feb 26 Crystal Palace 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Mon Feb 26 Ipswich Town (holders) 6-1 Bristol Rovers
Wed Feb 28 Liverpool 3-0 Burnley
Mon Feb 26 Nottingham Forest 0-1 Arsenal
Wed Feb 28 Oldham Athletic 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur
Sat Mar 10 West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Southampton
Mon Mar 12 Southampton 2-1

West Bromwich Albion

Sixth Round
Sat Mar 10 Ipswich Town (holders) 0-1 Liverpool
Mon Mar 19 Southampton 1-1 Arsenal
Wed Mar 21 Arsenal 2-0

Southampton

Sat Mar 10 Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Manchester United
Wed Mar 14 Manchester United 2-0

Tottenham Hotspur

Sat Mar 10 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Shrewsbury Town
Tue Mar 13 Shrewsbury Town 1-3

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Semi-Finals
Sat Mar 31 Arsenal 2-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Played at Villa Park, Aston Villa FC
Sat Mar 31 Manchester United 2-2 Liverpool
Played at Maine Road, Manchester City FC
Wed Apr 4 Manchester United 1-0

Liverpool

Played at Goodison Park, Everton FC
Final   Played at Wembley Stadium, London
Sat May 12 Arsenal 3-2 Manchester United
Note: Leeds were drawn at home to WBA in the Forth Round of the FA Cup but the tie was switched to the Hawthorns as the FA had banned Leeds from staging FA Cup ties at Elland Road following crowd trouble in an FA Cup against Manchester City at the ground in 1977/78.

 


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