Match No. 39 - Saturday, 15th March 1890, 3:30pm

  • Jack Reynolds, 70'
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    • GK
    • John Clugston
    • RB
    • Robert Stewart
    • LB
    • Bob Crone
    • HB
    • James Williamson
    • HB
    • Sammy Spencer
    • HB
    • Sam Cooke
    • OR
    • Allan Elleman (c)
    • IR
    • Olphie Stanfield
    • CF
    • James Wilton
    • IL
    • Bob McIlvenny
    • OL
    • Jack Reynolds

Notes

  • Team SelectionThe FA decided on a policy of playing two teams on the same day. This team, made up of players from the northern professional clubs played Ireland, whilst a mixed team of gentlemen amateurs and professionals played Wales (Match 38).
  • Player InfoJack Reynolds (the Irish outside left) would later appear for England on 8 occasions.
  • Hat-Trick: Fred Geary1st hat-trick (9th overall). 65 minutes between first and third goals.
  • Player MilestoneBob Roberts' Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneDickie Baugh's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneCharlie Mason's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJack Barton's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneCharlie Perry's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneJimmy Forrest's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJoe Lofthouse's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneKenny Davenport's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneFred Geary's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneNat Walton's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneWilliam Townley's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneFred Geary's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneWilliam Townley's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneKenny Davenport's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneJack Barton'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

Referee

  • James E McKillop

Attendance

  • 5,000

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 2nd
  • Ireland - 5th