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1966 Football League Cup Final
Event 1965–66 Football League Cup
First Leg
Date 9 March 1966
Venue Boleyn Ground, London
Referee D Smith ([[]])
Attendance 28,323
Second Leg
Date 23 March 1966
Venue The Hawthorns, West Bromwich
Referee J Mitchell ([[]])
Attendance 31,925

The 1966 Football League Cup Final, the sixth Football League Cup final to be staged since the competition's inception, was contested between West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United. It was the last to be played over two legs, with West Brom winning 5–3 on aggregate.

West Ham won the first leg 2–1 at the Boleyn Ground, with West Ham's goals coming from Bobby Moore and Johnny Byrne, with Jeff Astle scoring for West Brom. However, Albion won the second leg 4–1 at The Hawthorns. In the second leg West Brom's goals were scored by Graham Williams, Clive Clark, Tony Brown and John Kaye. Martin Peters with West Ham's consolation.

Road to the final


West Ham United

Round 2 Bristol Rovers 3–3 West Ham United
Round 2 replay West Ham United 3–2 Bristol Rovers
Round 3 West Ham United 4–0 Mansfield Town
Round 4 Rotherham United 1–2 West Ham United
Round 5 Grimsby Town 2–2 West Ham United
Round 5 replay West Ham United 1–0 Grimsby Town
Semi-final (1st leg) West Ham United 5–2 Cardiff City
Semi-final (2nd leg) Cardiff City 1–5 West Ham United
(West Ham United won 10–3 on aggregate)


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