Crystal Palace 1935


MARGATE 3 (Jimmy Evans (3))

CRYSTAL PALACE 1 (Jack Blackman)

Attendance: 6,081

Margate's great FA Cup run continued with a visit from Division Three (South) club Crystal Palace who included former Margate full-back Sam Booth in their line-up. A new wooden stand built at the Hartsdown Road end of the ground was used for the first time after Arthur Weston of Weston Dairies provided the necessary funds and it became known as The Arthur Weston Stand. After the Londoners had taken an early lead a hat-trick from Welsh midfielder Jimmy Evans saw Margate through to the Third Round for the first time in the club's history. Newsreel footage of the tie exists and in 2013 it could be found by searching the website.

MARGATE: Charlie Preedy; Alec Millar, Charlie Walker; Jimmy Evans, Ernie Tuckett, Bobby McFarlane; Dave Robbie, Andy Farr, Jock Davie, Jack Lambert and Joe Clare 

CRYSTAL PALACE: Ronnie Dunn; Sam Booth, Oswald Parry; Billy Turner, Jimmy Wilde, David Levene; Jim Carson, Bob Birtley, Jack Blackman, Albert Dawes and Bob Bigg

Press cuttings...


Stills from the newsreel footage of the match...
Above: Margate (on the left) prepare to kick off.
Above: Margate supporters.
Above: A Margate player gets a shot away.
Above: Dave Robbie runs in on goal.
Above: An image of the main stand at Hartsdown Park.
Above: A Palace player clears.
Above: The scene after Jimmy Evans completed his hat-trick.