Match No. 20 - Saturday, 23rd February 1884

  • Billy McWha, 88'
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    • GK
    • Robert HunterRobert John Hunter.
      Date of birth unknown, Belfast.
    • RB
    • Matt WilsonMatthew Wilson.
      Born 1842, Ireland.
      Known as Daddy.
    • LB
    • Billy CroneWilliam Crone.
      Born 31st Aug 1863, Belfast.
    • HB
    • Jack HastingsJohn Hastings.
      Born 1858, Belfast.
    • HB
    • Tom MolyneuxThomas Bryson Molyneux.
      Born 19th Jul 1857, Killead.
    • LW
    • Alex DillAlexander Harrison Dill.
      Born 27th Jun 1863, Ballymoney.
    • LW
    • Ned SpillerEdward Ashley Spiller.
      Born 22nd Nov 1861, Belfast.
    • CF
    • Billy McWhaWilliam Barrie Ritchie McWha.
      Born 1860, Ireland.
    • CF
    • Sam JohnstonSamuel Johnston.
      Born 18th Sep 1866, Belfast.
    • RW
    • Jack DavisonDr. John Robert Davison.
      Born 25th Apr 1860, Hunslet, Leeds.
      (c)
    • RW
    • Arthur GaussenArthur David Ash Gaussen.
      Date of birth unknown, Co Londonderry.
    • GK
    • William RoseSwifts, 1st of 5 caps
      22 years, 11 month, 19 days
    • RB
    • Alfred DobsonNotts County, 2nd of 4 caps
      24 years, 10 months, 26 days
    • LB
    • Joe BeverleyBlackburn, 1st of 3 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 11 day
    • HB
    • Norman BaileyClapham, 10th of 19 caps
      26 years, 7 months, 0 days
      (c)6th captaincy
    • HB
    • Stuart MacraeNotts County, 4th of 5 caps
      28 years, 2 months, 16 days
    • OR
    • George HoldenWednesbury Old A, 2nd of 4 caps
      24 years, 4 months, 17 days
    • CF
    • Arthur DunnCambridge Uni, 2nd of 4 caps
      23 years, 6 months, 11 day
    • OL
    • Harry CurshamNotts County, 8th of 8 caps
      24 years, 2 months, 26 days

Notes

  • Goal TimesThe further sequence of goal scorers and times is unknown.
  • Player InjuryCharlie Bambridge retired after 75 mins due to injury, England played on with 10 men.
  • UmpiresN.L. Jackson (England), R.M. Kennedy (Ireland)
  • Hat-Trick: Harry Cursham1st hat-trick (4th overall).
  • Player MilestoneWilliam Rose's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneJoe Beverley's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneArthur Bambridge's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneEdward Johnson's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarry Cursham's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneEdward Johnson's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneArthur Bambridge's 1st Goal

Sources

  • The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade (Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co. 2013)
  • nifootball.blogspot.com

Managers

  • England Committee
  • Northern Ireland Committee

Referee

  • Scotland Thomas Lawrie

Attendance

  • 3,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 5 ranking points to 1898 points England - 2nd
  • Ireland - 4th