Match No. 29 - Saturday, 5th February 1887

    • GK
    • Herby ArthurBlackburn, 6th of 7 caps
      23 years, 11 month, 19 days
    • RB
    • Bob HowarthPreston NE, 1st of 5 caps
      21 years, 7 months, 15 days
    • RH
    • George HaworthAccrington FC, 1st of 5 caps
      22 years, 3 months, 19 days
    • LH
    • Jimmy ForrestBlackburn, 7th of 11 caps
      22 years, 7 months, 11 day
    • OR
    • Jimmy SayerStoke City, Only Cap
      24 years, 4 months, 28 days
    • IR
    • Fred DewhurstPreston NE, 3rd of 9 caps
      23 years, 1 month, 20 days
    • IL
    • Nevill CobboldOld Carthusians, 7th of 9 caps
      24 years, 0 months, 1 day
    • OL
    • Charlie BambridgeSwifts, 16th of 18 caps
      28 years, 6 months, 6 days
      (c)2nd captaincy
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    • GK
    • Shaw GillespieShaw Gillespie.
      Born 23rd Jan 1868, Lisburn.
    • RB
    • Fred BrowneFrederick William Joseph Browne.
      Born 20th Mar 1864, Carlisle, England.
    • LB
    • William FoxWilliam Taylor Fox.
      Date of birth unknown.
    • HB
    • Archie RosbothamAlexander Rosbotham.
      Date of birth unknown.
    • HB
    • Billy LeslieWilliam Leslie.
      Born 17th Sep 1866, Dundonald, Scotland.
    • HB
    • Billy CroneWilliam Crone.
      Born 31st Aug 1863, Belfast.
    • OR
    • Jim AllenJames Allen.
      Date of birth unknown.
      Known as Bummer.
    • IR
    • Johnny GibbJohn Turnbull Gibb.
      Date of birth unknown.
      (c)
    • CF
    • Olphie StanfieldOlphert Martin Stanfield.
      Born 26th Feb 1869, Corcreaney.
    • IL
    • Jimmy SmallJames Mark Small.
      Born 7th Jul 1867, Belfast.
    • OL
    • Nat BrownNathaniel McAuley Brown.
      Born 21st Oct 1867, Limavady.

Notes

  • Hat-Trick: Tinsley Lindley1st hat-trick (6th overall). 25 minutes between first and third goals.
  • Player MilestoneBob Howarth's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneCharlie Mason's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneGeorge Haworth's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneTeddy Brayshaw's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneJimmy Sayer's Only Cap

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

  • Wales Alexander Hunter

Attendance

  • 6,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 1 ranking points to 1925 points England - 2nd
  • Ireland - 4th