Match No. 56 - Saturday, 7th March 1896

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    • GK
    • Tom ScottThomas McComb Scott.
      Born 9th Aug 1873.
    • RB
    • Jack PonsonbyJohn Ponsonby.
      Born 1876, Dumbarton, Scotland.
    • LB
    • Sam TorransSamuel Torrans.
      Born 27th Oct 1869, Belfast.
    • HB
    • John FitzpatrickJohn Fitzpatrick.
      Date of birth unknown.
      (c)
    • HB
    • Bob MilneRobert George Milne.
      Born 1st Oct 1870, Inverarity, Scotland.
    • HB
    • Hugh GordonHugh Gordon.
      Born 17th May 1873, Belfast.
      Brother of Tom and Willie Gordon.
    • OR
    • Giddy BairdGideon Baird.
      Born 1st Jun 1877, Belfast.
    • IR
    • Jim KellyJames Miskelly.
      Born 1st Dec 1870, Belfast.
    • CF
    • Olphie StanfieldOlphert Martin Stanfield.
      Born 26th Feb 1869, Corcreaney.
    • IL
    • Adam TurnerAdam Turner.
      Born 1875, Belfast.
    • OL
    • John PedenJohn Peden.
      Born 12th Jul 1863, Maze, Lisburn.
    • GK
    • George RaikesOxford University, 2nd of 4 caps
      22 years, 11 month, 24 days
    • RB
    • Vaughan LodgeCorinthians, 4th of 5 caps
      23 years, 2 months, 17 days
    • LB
    • William OakleyCorinthians, 2nd of 16 caps
      22 years, 10 months, 10 days
    • RH
    • Jimmy CrabtreeAston Villa, 4th of 14 caps
      24 years, 2 months, 15 days
    • CH
    • Tommy CrawshawSheffield Wed, 2nd of 10 caps
      23 years, 2 months, 11 day
    • CF
    • GO SmithCorinthians, 5th of 20 caps
      23 years, 3 months, 12 days
    • OL
    • Fred SpiksleySheffield Wed, 5th of 7 caps
      26 years, 1 month, 13 days

Notes

  • Disputed CaptainThe English captain for this match is disputed between GO Smith and George Raikes and Vaughan Lodge.

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 H Robertson

Attendance

  • 12,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 1 ranking points to 2066 points England - 1st
  • Ireland - 4th