Match No. 59 - Saturday, 20th February 1897
- New FA Select CommitteeThe FA Select Committee expand from 7 members to 9.
- Hat-Trick: Fred Wheldon1st hat-trick (13th overall). 30 minutes between first and third goals.
- Player MilestoneJack Robinson's 1st Cap
- Player MilestoneBilly Williams' 1st Cap
- Player MilestoneBernard Middleditch's Only Cap
- Player MilestoneFred Wheldon's 1st Cap
- Player MilestoneHarry Bradshaw's Only Cap
- Goal MilestoneSteve Bloomer's 10th Goal
- Goal MilestoneFred Wheldon's 1st Goal
- Goal MilestoneCharlie Athersmith'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)
- Thomas Robertson
- England - 1st
- Ireland - 6th