Match No. 65 - Saturday, 18th February 1899

    • Joe McAllen (pen) 65?
    • James Campbell, 88'
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    • GK
    • Jim Lewis  
    • RB
    • Jack Pyper  
    • LB
    • Sam Torrans  
    • HB
    • Jack Ponsonby  
    • HB
    • Bob Milne  
    • HB
    • Mick Cochrane  
    • OR
    • James Campbell  
    • IR
    • Johnnie Mercer  
    • CF
    • Jack Waring  
    • IL
    • Jack Wattie  
    • OL
    • Joe McAllen  

Notes

  • Match Info:  Still the record number of goals scored by England in a single match.
  • Match Info:  Also the highest aggregate goals (15) in a game involving England.
  • Disallowed Goal:  With the score at 4-0: "...in a skirmish in front of the Irish goal Smith placed into the net just after the whistle had sounded for offside."
  • Missed Penalty: Gilbert Oswald Smith:  1st miss from 1st taken. At the start of the second half with the score 5-0 "...Smith was about to put the ball through when Lewis rushed at him, and threw him down. The referee awarded a penalty kick which was taken by Smith. Lewis saved by turning the ball aside..." The first penalty to be awarded to England, and the first one to be missed.
  • Player Milestone:  John Hillman's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Phil Bach's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Jimmy Settle's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Fred Forman's 1st Cap
  • Goal Milestone:  Frank Forman's 1st Goal
  • Goal Milestone:  Fred Forman's 1st Goal
  • Goal Milestone:  Jimmy Settle's 1st Goal
  • Goal Milestone:  Gilbert Oswald Smith's 10th Goal

Sources

  • The Times "England v Ireland", Monday 20th February 1899.
  • Derby Daily Telegraph "England v Ireland", Monday 20th February 1899, page 3.
  • Freeman's Journal "England v Ireland", Monday 20th February 1899, page 7.