Match No. 8 - Saturday, 18th January 1879, 3:15pm

    • William Davies, 47'
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    •  
    • GK
    • George Glascodine  
    • RB
    • Llewelyn Kenrick  
    • LB
    • George Higham  
    • HB
    • William Williams  
    • HB
    • Thomas Owen  
    • HB
    • William Davies  
    • OR
    • William Shone  
    • IR
    • Dennis Heywood  
    • CF
    • John Price  
    • IL
    • William Owen  
    • OL
    • William Roberts  

Notes

  • Weather:  Due to the atrocious snowfall both captains agreed to play halves of only 30 minutes each.
  • Attendance:  The poor attendance was also due to the weather. Reports range from 85 to 300.
  • Disputed Captain:  The England captain is disputed between Arthur Cursham & Henry Wace.
  • Player Replacement:  Rupert Anderson was a striker by trade but was selected as a goalkeeper as a late replacement.
  • Player Milestone:  Rupert Anderson's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Claude William Wilson's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Edward Parry's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Thomas Heathcote Sorby's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Herbert Whitfield's 1st Cap
  • Goal Milestone:  Herbert Whitfield's 1st Goal
  • Goal Milestone:  Thomas Heathcote Sorby's 1st Goal

Sources

  • The Times "Sporting Intelligence", Monday 20th January 1879, Page 11