And as a result of the article I posted further articles concerning persons associated with the match The Chairman of the Football Association Charles Clegg who presented the Cup to the victorious Barnsley team, Harry Tufnell the winning goal-scorer and Reverend Tiverton Preedy (1863 - 1928) the original founder of Barnsley FC
The reception for the team after the match was held at the Clarence Hotel Barnsley and the matchball, was presented to the guest of honour the Reverend Tiverton Preedy
But two years earlier Barnsley lost a FA Cup Final after a replay. Barnsley lost the final 2-0 to Newcastle at Goodison Park Liverpool (28 April 1910). The original FA Cup final at Crystal Palace ended 1-1 (23 April 1910).
But for me the Final will be remembered for this magnificent photograph taken outside The Clarence Hotel Barnsley. It shows Amos the donkey, Barnsley FC's official mascot, pictured with his ‘jockey’ outside the team’s HQ .