Match No. 18 - Saturday, 24th February 1883, 3:10pm

  • Assist: Harry Cursham. "...till at length Cursham, having dribbled finely along the left side, centred to Whateley, who smartly sent it between the posts." Olly Whateley1st of 2 goals. , 15'
  • Assist: Frank Pawson. "A corner fell to the Irish, from which Pawson got the ball, and coming away on the right, dribbled nearly the length of the field and passed to Cobbold, who put the finishing stroke on a fine run by kicking a goal." Nevill Cobbold1st of 6 goals. , 17'
  • Assist: Arthur Dunn. "Pawson again brought the ball up and passed to Dunn in the centre, who fell, but Cobbold was at hand and once more effected the downfall of the Irish citadel." Nevill Cobbold2nd of 6 goals. , 19'
  • "...Dunn eventually scoring a fourth goal. Rankin, who touched the ball, but failing to stop it." Arthur Dunn1st of 2 goals. , 43'
  • Assist: Arthur Dunn. "...a grand run by [Dunn] up the centre ended with Whateley kicking a goal from a scrimmage in front of the Irish posts." Olly Whateley2nd of 2 goals. , 47'
  • "At length Dunn, from the front of the Irish goal, sent in a long low shot, which completely beat Rankin, and for the sixth time was the visitors' flag lowered." Arthur Dunn2nd of 2 goals. , 80'
  • Assist: Percy de Paravicini. "A free kick by Paravicini for "hands" sent the ball within a few yards of the Irish goal, when Pawson sent it through for the seventh time, just before the call of "time"..." Frank PawsonOnly Goal. , 88'
    • LB
    • Harry MooreNotts County, 1st of 2 caps
      21 years, 7 months, 27 days
    • HB
    • Jack HudsonSheffield Wed, Only Cap
      22 years, 4 months, 13 days
      (c)1st captaincy
    • HB
    • Stuart MacraeNotts County, 2nd of 5 caps
      27 years, 2 months, 17 days
    • OR
    • Harry CurshamNotts County, 6th of 8 caps
      23 years, 2 months, 27 days
    • IR
    • Nevill CobboldCambridge Uni, 1st of 9 caps
      20 years, 0 months, 20 days
    • CF
    • Harry GoodhartOld Etonians, 2nd of 3 caps
      24 years, 7 months, 7 days
    • CF
    • Arthur DunnCambridge Uni, 1st of 4 caps
      22 years, 6 months, 12 days
    • IL
    • Olly WhateleyAston Villa, 1st of 2 caps
      21 years, 6 months, 16 days
    • OL
    • Frank PawsonCambridge Uni, 1st of 2 caps
      21 years, 10 months, 18 days
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    • GK
    • James RankinJames Rankin or Rankine.
      Date of birth unknown, Ireland.
    • RB
    • Jimmy WatsonJames Watson.
      Date of birth unknown.
    • LB
    • David RattrayDavid Rattray.
      Date of birth unknown, Ireland.
    • HB
    • Tom MolyneuxThomas Bryson Molyneux.
      Born 19th Jul 1857, Killead.
    • HB
    • Donald MartinDonald Cargill Martin.
      Born 1859, Ireland.
      (c)
    • HB
    • Bill MorrowWilliam James Morrow.
      Born 16th Nov 1851, Ireland.
    • OR
    • Ren PottsRenwick McCarroll Potts.
      Born 1858, Ireland.
    • IR
    • Billy McWhaWilliam Barrie Ritchie McWha.
      Born 1860, Ireland.
    • CF
    • Jack DavisonDr. John Robert Davison.
      Born 25th Apr 1860, Hunslet, Leeds.
    • IL
    • Jack ReidJohn Reid.
      Date of birth unknown, Ireland.
    • OL
    • Ned SpillerEdward Ashley Spiller.
      Born 22nd Nov 1861, Belfast.

Notes

  • UmpiresMorton Peto Betts (England), John McCredy McAlery (Ireland)
  • Player InjuryThe Guardian writes "...Moore was partially disabled early in the game and was of comparatively little service to his colleague [fellow back Paravinci] for the greater part of the contest."
  • Player MilestoneHarry Moore's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneJack Hudson's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneNevill Cobbold's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneArthur Dunn's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneOlly Whateley's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneFrank Pawson's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneOlly Whateley's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneNevill Cobbold's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneArthur Dunn's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneFrank Pawson's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneNevill Cobbold, 19' - 50th goal scored by England

Sources

  • nifootball.blogspot.com
  • The Guardian "International association match: England v Ireland", Monday 26th February 1883, page 7.

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland John K McDowall

Attendance

  • 2,500

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 1 ranking points to 1901 points England - 2nd
  • Ireland - 4th