Match No. 39 - Saturday, 15th March 1890, 3:30pm
- Jack Reynolds, 70'
- Team Selection: The FA decided on a policy of playing two teams on the same day. This team, made up of players from the northern professional clubs played Ireland, whilst a mixed team of gentlemen amateurs and professionals played Wales (Match 38).
- Player Info: Jack Reynolds (the Irish outside left) would later appear for England on 8 occasions.
- Player Milestone: John Barton's 1st Cap
- Player Milestone: Charlie Perry's 1st Cap
- Player Milestone: Fred Geary's 1st Cap
- Player Milestone: Nat Walton's 1st Cap
- Goal Milestone: Fred Geary's 1st Goal
- Goal Milestone: William Townley's 1st Goal
- Goal Milestone: Kenny Davenport's 1st Goal
- Goal Milestone: John Barton's 1st Goal
- Player Milestone: Jimmy Forrest's 1st Captaincy
- The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade