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Sawyer Cup - the history
The Sawyer Cup was named after Brian Sawyer who was Treasurer of the league from 1977 until 1982.
The first winners of the trophy in 1982 were Wombourne Wanderers who beat Red Star after a replay - the first match being unable to find a winner with the score at 2-2 after extra time.
Extra time has been required in three previous consecutive finals to decide the overall winner in 1992, 1993 and 1994.
The only team to win the trophy twice were all-conquering Royal Tigers during the 1980s following victories over Wednesfield (1986) and Dormston the following year.
East Park Rangers, with striking sensation Richie Parker, won the trophy in 1992 defeating Sedgley Crown 4-3 in what was described as 'one of the greatest non-league finals of all time'
The competition was incorporated into the Charity Cup with the last final being played in 1997. Birmingham Midshires beating New Junction 5-4 in a thrilling match played at Aldersley Stadium.
(pictured: 1996 winners - Wolves Travel)