The 1896 Charity Cup Final was a football match contested between Thames Ironworks F.C. and Barking. After two draws, the final rematch was played on 20 April 1896, and Thames Ironworks emerged with a 1-0 win. (PROSE: The Simple Things)
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Although not mentioned in The Simple Things, the full name of the tournament was the West Ham Charity Cup, which was contested by teams from the West Ham area.