Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur, 16 May 1987

Score3-2 to Coventry City
RefereeNeil Midgley
CompetitionFA Cup Final
VenueWembley Stadium
Attendance98,000
Kick-off: 3.00pm After extra time - 2-2 at 90 minutes This was the first FA Cup Final that allowed two substitutes per team to be named.

3 Coventry City

Manager: John Sillett

2 Tottenham Hotspur

Manager: David Pleat

Goals:

David Bennett 9 G
Keith Houchen 63 G
Gary Mabbutt own goal 96 OG

Goals:

Clive Allen 2 G
Gary Mabbutt 40 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Steve Ogrizovic
Defender/Centre back Brian Kilcline (captain)
Defender/Centre back Trevor Peake
Defender/Midfielder David Phillips
Left back Greg Downs
Midfielder Micky Gynn
Midfielder Lloyd McGrath
Left Midfielder Nicky Pickering
Forward Keith Houchen
Forward Cyrille Regis
Winger David Bennett

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ray Clemence
Defender Chris Hughton
Defender/Centre back Richard Gough (captain)
Defender/Centre back Mitchell Thomas
Defender/Midfielder Gary Mabbutt
Midfielder Paul Allen
Midfielder Ossie Ardiles
Midfielder Glenn Hoddle
Midfielder Steve Hodge
Midfielder Chris Waddle
Forward Clive Allen

Substitutions:

Graham Rodger for Brian Kilcline 89

Substitutions:

Gary Stevens for Ossie Ardiles 91
Nico Claesen for Chris Hughton 97

On the bench:

Defender Graham Rodger
Defender Steve Sedgley

On the bench:

Defender/Midfielder Gary Stevens
Midfielder Nico Claesen

Comments:

Coventry City were appearing in their first-ever domestic cup final.

Comments:

Tottenham Hotspur were appearing in their third final in seven seasons. Spurs failed in their attempt to win a record eighth FA Cup having never previously lost in the final.