Match No. 23 - Saturday, 28th February 1885
British Home Championship (Home Championship 1884-85)
- RefereeSeveral sources state that Tom Lawrie refereed this match whilst several other sources state that it was James McKillop.
- Goal TimeJimmy Brown's goal time is unknown but it was scored in the 2nd half.
- Disputed Goal ScorerSome sources credit Joe Lofthouse's goal as a William Eames own goal.
- Player MilestoneHerby Arthur's 1st Cap
- Player MilestonePercy Melmoth Walters' 1st Cap
- Player MilestoneArthur Melmoth Walters' 1st Cap
- Player MilestoneJoe Lofthouse's 1st Cap
- Player MilestoneBenjamin Spilsbury's 1st Cap
- Player MilestoneFrank Pawson's Last Cap
- Goal MilestoneCharlie Bambridge's 10th Goal
- Goal MilestoneBenjamin Spilsbury's 1st Goal
- Goal MilestoneJoe Lofthouse's 1st Goal
- The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade (Strategic Book Publishing and Rights co. 2013)
Half Time Score
- England - 2nd 0
- Ireland - 4th