Match No. 45 - Saturday, 5th March 1892, 4:00pm

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    • GK
    • John Clugston  
    • RB
    • Willie Gordon (c) 
    • LB
    • Robert Stewart  
    • HB
    • Thanny McKeown  
    • HB
    • Sammy Spencer  
    • HB
    • Bill Cunningham  
    • OR
    • William Dalton  
    • IR
    • George Gaffikin  
    • CF
    • Olphie Stanfield  
    • IL
    • Sam Torrans  
    • OL
    • John Peden  

Notes

  • Team Selection:  The FA, for the third time, drew up two teams that played matches simultaneously. A mixed team of gentlemen amateurs and professionals played Wales (match 44) whilst a predominantly northern professional team played Ireland.
  • Player Injury:  "[During the first half,] Pedan, the Irish outside left forward, and a tower of strength to his side, got his leg hurt in a collision with Holt, and had to be carried from the field." Ireland played the rest of the match with 10 men.
  • Missed Penalty:  Sam Torrens had a penalty kick saved by Bill Rowley in the dying minutes of the game.
  • Player Milestone:  Jack Cox's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Michael Whitham's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Charlie Athersmith's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  John Hargreaves Pearson's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  John Devey's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Harry Daft's 1st Captaincy

Sources

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