Match No. 59 - Saturday, 20th February 1897

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    • GK
    • Tom Scott
    • RB
    • Jack Ponsonby
    • LB
    • Sam Torrans
    • HB
    • Jack Pyper
    • HB
    • Bob Milne
    • HB
    • George McMaster
    • OR
    • James Campbell
    • IR
    • George Hall
    • CF
    • Olphie Stanfield
    • IL
    • Johnny Darling
    • OL
    • James Barron

Notes

  • 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

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

  • Thomas Robertson

Attendance

  • 13,490

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 1st
  • Ireland - 6th