Match No. 39 - Saturday, 15th March 1890, 3:30pm

    • Jack Reynolds, 70'
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    • GK
    • John Clugston  
    • RB
    • Robert Stewart  
    • LB
    • Bob Crone  
    • HB
    • James Williamson  
    • HB
    • Sammy Spencer  
    • HB
    • Sam Cooke  
    • OR
    • Allan Elleman (c) 
    • IR
    • Olphie Stanfield  
    • CF
    • James Wilton  
    • IL
    • Bob McIlvenny  
    • OL
    • Jack Reynolds  

Notes

  • 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

Sources

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