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FA Cup Semi-Final at Highbury, Islington, Greater London

FA Cup Semi-Final at Highbury, Islington, Greater London
Photograph taken 1929 © Historic England Archive Aerofilms Collection ref: afl03_aerofilms_25838

This is an aerial view of the 1929 FA Cup Semi-Final. It is at Highbury, the home of Arsenal Football Club. Portsmouth beat Aston Villa 1-0 to reach the final at Wembley where they went on to lose 2-0 to Bolton Wanderers. This was the first of twelve occasions when Highbury was used as the neutral venue for FA Cup semi-finals.