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17 vs. Wales

18
19 vs. Scotland

Saturday, 24 February 1883
International Friendly Match

England 7 Ireland 0 [4-0]

Match Summary
England Squad

Ireland Squad
Team Records

Liverpool Cricket Ground (The Lower End), Aigburth Road, Aigburth, Liverpool, Lancashire
Attendance: 2,500; Kick-off 'shortly after' 3.00pm GMT

England - Olly Whateley ('shot it splendidly' 15, 'clinking shot' 46), Nevill Cobbold ('from a scrimmage, put it through neatly' 17, 'hot shot' 19), Arthur Dunn ('secured' 44, 'long hot shot' 80), Frank Pawson ('put the ball through' 88).
Results 1872-90

Ireland won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

 
Officials [umpires and referees are of equal relevance]

England

Type

Ireland

Umpires -
Morton
Peto Betts
35 (30 August 1847), Middlesex (Old Harrovians FC) &
John
McRedy McAlery
33/34 (1849), Irish FA

Referee -
John
K. McDowall
Scotland (Scottish FA Secretary).

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 2nd
Colours: White shirts, navy blue knickerbockers
Capt: Jack Hudson, first captaincy Selectors: The Football Association Committee following trial games, with Secretary Charles W. Alcock having the primary influence, on Friday, 16th February 1882.
England Lineup
  Swepstone, Harry A. 24 early 1859 G

Pilgrims FC

5 15 GA
  de Paravicini, Percy J. 20 15 July 1862 RB

Cambridge University AFC & Old Etonians FC

2 0
  Moore, Henry T. 21 27 June 1861 LB Notts County FC 1 0
  Hudson, John 22 October 1860 HB

Wednesday FC

1 0
  MacRae, Stuart 27 7 December 1855 HB

Notts County FC & Corinthians FC

2 0
Cobbold W. Nevill 20 4 February 1863 IR

Cambridge University AFC & Old Carthusians FC

1 2
  Cursham, Henry A. 23 27 November 1859 OR

Notts County FC & Corinthians FC

6 2
  Goodhart, Harry Chester 24 17 July 1858 CF

Old Etonians FC & Corinthians FC

2 0
Dunn, Arthur T.B. 22 12 August 1860 CF Cambridge University AFC & Old Etonians FC 1 2
Pawson, Francis W. 21 6 April 1861 OL

Cambridge University AFC

1 1
Whateley, Oliver 21 8 August 1861 IL Aston Villa FC 1 2

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Norman Bailey (Clapham Rovers FC), Jack Hargreaves (Blackburn Rovers FC) and Clem Mitchell (Upton Park FC) all withdrew from the England line-up on 21 February. Hudson, Cobbold and Arthur Bambridge were replacements. Arthur Cursham and Bambridge then dropped out, replaced by Whateley and Pawson.
Arthur and Harry Cursham were brothers.
   
2-2-6 Swepstone -
de Paravicini, Moore -
MacRae, Hudson -
Cursham, Cobbold, Goodhart, Dunn, Whateley, Pawson.

Averages:

Age 22.4 Appearances/Goals 2.1 0.2

 

Ireland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 4th
Colours: St. Patrick blue shirts, white shorts.
Capt: Donald Martin Selectors: Team chosen by Committee;
Ireland Lineup
  Rankine, James nk not known G

Alexander FC

1 7 GA
  Watson, James nk not known B

Ulster FC

1 0
  Rattray, David nk not known B

Avoniel FC

2 0
  Molyneux, Thomas B. 14/15 1868 HB

Ligoniel FC

1 0
  Martin, Donald C. 23/24 1859 HB

Cliftonville FAC

3 0
  McWha, William B.R. 22/23 1860 IR

Cliftonville FAC

3 0
  Davison, Dr. John R. 22 25 April 1860
 born in Leeds, England
OR

Cliftonville FAC

3 0
  Morrow, William J. 31 16 November 1851 CF

Moyola Park FC

1 0
  Potts, Renwick M. 24/25 1858 CF

Cliftonville FAC

1 0
  Reid, John nk not known IL

Ulster FC

1 0
  Spiller, Edward A. 21 22 September 1861 OL

Cliftonville FAC

1 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

James Buckle and Alexander Dill were in the original starting eleven. There places went to Reid and Spiller.
   
2-2-6 Rankine -
Watson, Rattray -
Martin, Molyneux -
Spiller, Reid, Morrow, Potts, McWha, Davison.

Averages:

Age tbc Appearances/Goals 1.6 0.0

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

Jonny Dewart at Northern Ireland's Footballing Greats
TheFA.com
Rothman's Yearbooks

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CG