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: 1st 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

  •  England - Committee
  •  Ireland - Committee

Referee

  •  Thomas Robertson

Attendance

  • 13,490

Half Time Score

  • England 3 - 0 Ireland

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 1st   0
  •  Ireland - 6th