Match No. 61 - Saturday, 3rd April 1897
- Jack ReynoldsAston Villa, 8th of 8 caps
28 years, 1 month, 10 days
- Tommy CrawshawSheffield Wed, 7th of 10 caps
24 years, 3 months, 7 days
- Ernest NeedhamSheffield Utd, 5th of 16 caps
24 years, 2 months, 13 days
- GO SmithCorinthians, 10th of 20 caps
24 years, 4 months, 8 days (c)5th captaincy
- Alf MilwardEverton, 4th of 4 caps
26 years, 6 months, 21 day
- Thomas Hyslop, 27'
- James Millar, 83'
- Dan DoyleDaniel Doyle.
Born 16th Sep 1864, Paisley.
- Jack BellJohn Bell.
Born 6th Oct 1869, Dumbarton.
- Player MilestoneJack Reynolds' Last Cap
- Player MilestoneEdgar Chadwick's Last Cap
- Player MilestoneAlf Milward's Last Cap
- The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade (Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co. 2013)
- Wales Richard Thomas Gough
- No change in rank, losing -31 ranking points to 2020 points England - 1st
- Scotland - 2nd