The FA Cup is an English football competition held annually in which all football teams throughout all English leagues take part.
The current holders are Chelsea, who won their eighth trophy in 2018, beating Manchester United 1-0 at Wembley.
It was first held in the 1871-1872 season; Wanderers won the final.London's old Wembley stadium held the final from 1923-2000 before it was destroyed so that the new Wembley could be built.
The finals from 2001 to 2006 were held in the Millennium stadium in Cardiff.Finals after this have been held at new Wembley where Chelsea won the first one beating Manchester United.
Arsenal hold the record for highest number of wins at 13, with now departed manager Arsene Wenger responsible for seven of them.
It is the oldest domestic cup competition in football and widely regarded as the most important domestic trophy in the world.