Match No. 23 - Saturday, 28th February 1885

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    • GK
    • Jack Henderson  
    • RB
    • George Hewison  
    • LB
    • Frederick Moorehead  
    • HB
    • Tom Molyneux  
    • HB
    • William Houston  
    • HB
    • William Eames  
    • OR
    • Billy McWha  
    • IR
    • Jack Davison (c) 
    • CF
    • Johnny Gibb  
    • IL
    • George Magee  
    • OL
    • Alex Dill  

Notes

  • Referee:  Several sources state that Tom Lawrie refereed this match whilst several other sources state that it was James McKillop.
  • Goal Time:  Jimmy Brown's goal time is unknown but it was scored in the 2nd half.
  • Disputed Goal Scorer:  Some sources credit Joe Lofthouse's goal as a William Eames own goal.
  • Player Milestone:  Herby Arthur's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Percy Melmoth Walters' 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Arthur Melmoth Walters' 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Joe Lofthouse's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Benjamin Spilsbury's 1st Cap
  • Goal Milestone:  Charlie Bambridge's 10th Goal
  • Goal Milestone:  Benjamin Spilsbury's 1st Goal
  • Goal Milestone:  Joe Lofthouse's 1st Goal

Sources

  • The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade