England Football Online
  Page Last Updated 14 November 2013

Éireann

 


67 vs. Scotland
u/o match vs. Germany
68
69 vs. Wales

Saturday, St. Patrick's Day, 17 March 1900
Home International Championship 1899-1900 (17th) Match

Ireland 0 England 2 [0-2]
 

Match Summary
Ireland Squad

England Squad
Team Records

Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin
Attendance: 8,000; Kick-off 4.00pm DMT (possibly 4:25pm GMT)

England - Michael Cochrane ('Johnson cleverly dropped the ball in front of the Irish goal, Cochrane dashed up to kick away, but mis-judging sent the ball through his own goal' own goal 12), Charlie Sagar ('Smith dribbled down and passing out to Sagar, who shot a another splendid goal' 16)
Results 1891-1900

Ireland won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

 
Officials

Ireland

Type

England

Referee - John Marshall
Scotland

Linesmen - not known

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
The 1899 International Football Association Board meeting:   Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

Ireland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 6th
Colours: Probably blue jerseys and white shorts
Capt: George Sheehan Selectors: Team chosen by Committee;
Ireland Lineup
  Reilly, Matthew M. 25 22 March 1874 G Portsmouth FC, England 1 2 GA
  Pyper, John S. 22 9 January 1878 RB Cliftonville FAC 8 1
Cochrane, Michael 25/26 circa 1874/75 LH Distillery FC 4 0
  McShane, John nk not known RH Cliftonville FAC 4 0
  Goodall, Archibald L. 35 19 June 1864 CH Derby County FC, England 4 1
  Maginnis, Hugh 19 5 September 1878 LH Linfield FAC 3 0
  Sheehan, Dr. George F. 25 22 December 1874 OR Bohemians FC 3 0
  Campbell, James 22 5 September 1875 OR Cliftonville FAC 9 1
  Pyper, James 21 18 April 1876 CF Cliftonville FAC 7 2
  McAllen, Joseph C. 23 11 March 1874 IL Linfield FAC 7 2
  Kearns, Alfred 23 7 February 1877 OL Distillery FC 3 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Jack and Jim Pyper were brothers.
   
2-3-5 Reilly -
Jn.Pyper, Cochrane -
McShane, Goodall, Magennis -
Sheehan, Campbell,
Jm.Pyper, McAllen, Kearns

Averages:

Age 24.0/1 Appearances/Goals 4.5 0.6

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: White jerseys and navy blue knickerbockers
Capt: Gilbert Smith, tenth, eleventh or twelfth captaincy Selectors: The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, following a trial match, on Wednesday, 7 March 1900.
37th match, W 30 - D 4 - L 3 - F 153 - A 32.
England Lineup
  Robinson, John W. 28 22 April 1870 G Southampton FC 8 6 GA
  Crabtree, James W. 28 23 December 1871 RB Aston Villa FC 10 0
  Oakley, William J. 26 27 April 1873 LB Corinthians FC 11 0
  Johnson, W. Harrison 24 4 January 1876 RH Sheffield United FC 1 0
  Holt, John 34 10 April 1865 CH Reading FC 10 0
  Needham, Ernest 27 21 January 1873 LH Sheffield United FC 11 2
  Turner, Arthur 22 Summer 1877 OR Southampton FC 1 0
  Cunliffe, Daniel 24 11 June 1875 IR Portsmouth FC 1 0
  Smith, Gilbert O. 27 25 November 1872 CF Old Carthusians FC & Corinthians FC 17 11
Sagar, Charles 21 28 March 1878 IL Bury FC 1 1
  Priest, Alfred E. 24 24 July 1875 OL Sheffield United FC 1 0

reserves:

Walter Bull (Notts County FC)

team notes:

Frank Forman (Nottingham Forest FC) was due to start at centre-half, but he was replaced by Johnny Holt.
   
2-3-5 Robinson -
Oakley, Crabtree -
Johnson, Holt, Needham -
Turner, Cunliffe, Smith, Sagar, Priest

Averages:

Age 25.9 Appearances/Goals 6.5 1.1

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

Northern Ireland's Footballing Greats
Original Newspaper Reports
TheFA.com
Rothman's Yearbooks
FA Yearbooks 1950-60
Ancestry.com
F.W. Dyson's Standard Time in Ireland

____________________

CG