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The FA Cup's Harlem Globetrotters

Wanderers FC became the first side to win the FA Cup in 1872. After a golden era of success including winning the competition five times, (the same number as Manchester City) the club folded in 1887. Now over a century later, Wanderers FC has risen from the ashes.

Mark Wilson, Club Secretary of Wanderers FC, has been telling us the story of their FA Cup success and how the team was made up of some of the best players of the time, including cricket legend WG Grace!

(Image: Former Wanderers FC player WG Grace with club founder Charles William Alcock/current Wanderers FC players, Credit: Getty Images/Wanderers FC)

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