Match No. 32 - Saturday, 4th February 1888
Wales 1 - 5 England
- John Doughty, 17'
- 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
- The Times "Sporting Intelligence", Monday 6th February 1888
- The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade