Match No. 32 - Saturday, 4th February 1888

    • John Doughty, 17'
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    • GK
    • Robert Mills-Roberts  
    • RB
    • Alfred Davies (c) 
    • LB
    • Robert Roberts  
    • HB
    • Jack Powell  
    • HB
    • Peter Griffiths  
    • HB
    • Joe Davies  
    • OR
    • John Challen  
    • IR
    • John Doughty  
    • CF
    • Billy Lewis  
    • IL
    • William Pryce-Jones  
    • OL
    • William Owen  

Notes

  • Match Info:  The first match to be selected by the new 7 man FA Select Committee.
  • Match Info:  Originally due to be played at Wrexham's Racecourse Ground. The match was switched to Crewe at the last minute for reasons unknown. For the record it is described as a Wales home match.
  • Disputed Captain:  Tinsley Lindley is the most plausible candidate.
  • Player Milestone:  Billy Moon's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Frank Saunders' 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Harry Allen's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Cecil White's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  George Woodhall's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  John Goodall's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Dennis Hodgetts' 1st Cap
  • Goal Milestone:  George Woodhall's 1st Goal
  • Goal Milestone:  John Goodall's 1st Goal
  • Goal Milestone:  George Woodhall, 70' - 100th goal scored by England

Sources

  • The Times "Sporting Intelligence", Monday 6th February 1888
  • The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade