Match No. 45 - Saturday, 5th March 1892, 4:00pm

  •  
  •  
    • GK
    • John Clugston  
    • RB
    • Willie Gordon (c) 
    • LB
    • Robert Stewart  
    • HB
    • Thanny McKeown  
    • HB
    • Sammy Spencer  
    • HB
    • Bill Cunningham  
    • OR
    • William Dalton  
    • IR
    • George Gaffikin  
    • CF
    • Olphie Stanfield  
    • IL
    • Sam Torrans  
    • OL
    • John Peden  

Notes

  • Team SelectionThe FA, for the third time, drew up two teams that played matches simultaneously. The amateurs played Wales, the professionals played Ireland.
  • Player Injury"[During the first half,] Pedan, the Irish outside left forward, and a tower of strength to his side, got his leg hurt in a collision with Holt, and had to be carried from the field." Ireland played the rest of the match with 10 men.
  • Missed PenaltySam Torrens had a penalty kick saved by Bill Rowley in the dying minutes of the game.
  • Player MilestoneBill Rowley's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneAlf Underwood's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJack Cox's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneMichael Whitham's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneCharlie Athersmith's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneJohn Hargreaves Pearson's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneJohn Devey's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarry Daft's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarry Daft's 1st Captaincy

Sources

  • The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade (Strategic Book Publishing and Rights co. 2013)

Managers

  •  England - Committee
  •  Ireland - Committee

Referee

  •  Robert F Harrison

Attendance

  • 8,000

Half Time Score

  • Ireland 0 - 1 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 1st   0
  •  Ireland - 6th