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

  • Jack Reynolds, 70'
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    • GK
    • John ClugstonWilliam John Clugston.
      Born 11th Aug 1869, Belfast.
    • RB
    • Robert StewartRobert Kennedy Stewart.
      Born 15th Aug 1868.
    • LB
    • Bob CroneRobert Crone.
      Date of birth unknown, Belfast.
    • HB
    • James WilliamsonJames Porter Williamson.
      Born 8th Dec 1869, Armagh.
    • HB
    • Sammy SpencerSamuel Spencer.
      Date of birth unknown.
    • HB
    • Sam CookeSamuel Cooke.
      Date of birth unknown.
    • OR
    • Allan EllemanAllan Richard Elleman.
      Born 1866, Stoke, England.
      (c)
    • IR
    • Olphie StanfieldOlphert Martin Stanfield.
      Born 26th Feb 1869, Corcreaney.
    • CF
    • James WiltonCaptain Sir James McElmunn Wilton.
      Born 1872, Londonderry.
    • IL
    • Bob McIlvennyJ. Robert McIlvenny.
      Date of birth unknown.
    • OL
    • Jack ReynoldsJohn Reynolds.
      Born 21st Feb 1869, Blackburn.
      Played eight times for England.
    • GK
    • Bob RobertsWBA, 3rd of 3 caps
      30 years, 10 months, 20 days
    • RB
    • Dickie BaughWolves, 2nd of 2 caps
      26 years, 1 month, 1 day
    • RH
    • Jack BartonBlackburn, Only Cap
      23 years, 5 months, 10 days
    • LH
    • Jimmy ForrestBlackburn, 11th of 11 caps
      25 years, 8 months, 21 day
      (c)1st captaincy
    • OR
    • Joe LofthouseBlackburn, 7th of 7 caps
      24 years, 11 month, 1 day
    • CF
    • Fred GearyEverton, 1st of 2 caps
      22 years, 1 month, 23 days
    • IL
    • Nat WaltonBlackburn, Only Cap
      22 years, 9 months, 18 days

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

  • England Committee
  • Northern Ireland Committee

Referee

  • Scotland James E McKillop

Attendance

  • 5,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 8 ranking points to 1977 points England - 2nd
  • Ireland - 3rd