Match No. 59 - Saturday, 20th February 1897
British Home Championship (Home Championship 1896-97)
- New FA Select Committee: The FA Select Committee expand from 7 members to 9.
- Hodgson: Last match: Hodgson resigns directly after the match.
- Player Milestone: Jack Robinson's 1st Cap
- Player Milestone: Billy Williams' 1st Cap
- Player Milestone: Bernard Middleditch's Only Cap
- Player Milestone: Fred Wheldon's 1st Cap
- Player Milestone: Thomas Harry Bradshaw's Only Cap
- Goal Milestone: Steve Bloomer's 10th Goal
- Goal Milestone: Fred Wheldon's 1st Goal
- Goal Milestone: Charlie Athersmith's 1st Goal
- The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade