Match No. 56 - Saturday, 7th March 1896

  •  
  •  
    • GK
    • Tom Scott  
    • RB
    • Jack Ponsonby  
    • LB
    • Sam Torrans  
    • HB
    • John Fitzpatrick (c) 
    • HB
    • Bob Milne  
    • HB
    • Hugh Gordon  
    • OR
    • Giddy Baird  
    • IR
    • Jim Kelly  
    • CF
    • Olphie Stanfield  
    • IL
    • Adam Turner  
    • OL
    • John Peden  

Notes

  • Disputed CaptainThe English captain for this match is disputed between GO Smith and George Raikes and Vaughan Lodge.

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

  •  James H Robertson

Attendance

  • 12,000

Half Time Score

  • Ireland 0 - 1 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 1st   0
  •  Ireland - 6th