FA Cup Season 2011-12
The FA Cup 2011-12 is the 131st season of the world's oldest football knockout competition; The Football Association Challenge Cup, or FA Cup for short.
763 clubs were accepted for the competition, four more than in season 2010-11.
This page lists full details of the competition from the Extra Preliminary Round onwards.
The competition commenced on 20th August 2011 with the Extra Preliminary Round and concluded on 5th May 2012 with the Final, held at Wembley Stadium with Chelsea beating Liverpool 2-1.
As is the custom, the Top and Second Flight teams (Premier League & Championship) entered the competition at the Third Round stage, which was played in the first week of January 2012.
The FA Cup Winners will qualify for the play-off round of the 2012-13 UEFA Europa League.
Teams shown in bold = Premier League.