Match No. 62 - Saturday, 5th March 1898

  • Jack Pyper, 18'
  • Joe McAllen, 70'
  •  
    • GK
    • Tom ScottThomas McComb Scott.
      Born 9th Aug 1873.
    • RB
    • WK GibsonWilliam Kennedy Gibson.
      Born 1st Oct 1876, Glasgow, Scotland.
    • LB
    • Sam TorransSamuel Torrans.
      Born 27th Oct 1869, Belfast.
    • HB
    • Billy AndersonWilliam John Stewart Anderson.
      Born 14th Feb 1877, Holywood.
    • HB
    • Bob MilneRobert George Milne.
      Born 1st Oct 1870, Inverarity, Scotland.
    • HB
    • Mick CochraneMichael Cochrane.
      Born 1875, .
    • OR
    • James CampbellJames Caughley Campbell.
      Born 5th Sep 1875, Belfast.
    • IR
    • Johnnie MercerJohn Thompson Mercer.
      Born 1877, Belfast.
      Also known as Toby.
    • CF
    • Jack PyperJohn Stanley Pyper.
      Born 9th Jan 1878.
      Younger brother of Jim Pyper.
    • IL
    • John PedenJohn Peden.
      Born 12th Jul 1863, Maze, Lisburn.
    • OL
    • Joe McAllenJoseph Croft McAllen.
      Date of birth unknown, Belfast.
    • GK
    • Jack RobinsonNew Brighton Tower, 3rd of 11 caps
      27 years, 10 months, 13 days
    • RB
    • William OakleyCorinthians, 8th of 16 caps
      24 years, 10 months, 8 days
    • RH
    • Frank FormanNotts Forest, 1st of 9 caps
      22 years, 9 months, 13 days
    • CH
    • Tommy MorrenSheffield Utd, Only Cap
      26 years, 11 month, 9 days
    • LH
    • Jimmy TurnerStoke City, 3rd of 3 caps
      31 years, 4 months, 30 days
    • CF
    • GO SmithCorinthians, 11th of 20 caps
      25 years, 3 months, 10 days
      (c)6th captaincy
    • OL
    • Fred WheldonAston Villa, 2nd of 4 caps
      28 years, 4 months, 4 days

Notes

  • Player MilestoneFrank Forman's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneTommy Morren's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneJimmy Turner's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneCharlie Richards' Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneBen Garfield's Only Cap
  • Goal MilestoneTommy Morren'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
  • Northern Ireland Committee

Referee

  • Scotland Thomas Robertson

Attendance

  • 12,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 2 ranking points to 2022 points England - 1st
  • Ireland - 4th