Cumberland Cup

History of the Cumberland Cup

The Cumberland Senior Cup 1886 to 2019

Cumberland FA are delighted to have received the newly released book detailing the history of the competition.

From its beginnings in the 1885 season when Carlisle won the inaugural Final through to the 2019 Final, won by Carlisle United FC; the book is a fascinating read detailing the Finals as well little-known facts about the competition.

The book, which author Barry Hoggarth began researching in 2009 is a must have for anyone interested in the history of football in Cumberland.

Cumberland Cup

With 144 pages and more than 80 photographs, the book is £12

Cumberland FA have a limited number of books for sale in the office in Cockermouth. Please call in if you would like to purchase a little bit of history.

Ben Snowdon, CEO of Cumberland FA commented “We’d like to say a big thank you to Barry for his efforts in bringing the history of the Cumberland Cup to life. Barry has really done justice to the oldest competition in the County.

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