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88 vs. Scotland
89
90 vs. Wales

Saturday, 16 February 1907
Home International Championship 1906-07 (24th) Match

England 1 Ireland 0 [0-0]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Ireland Squad
Team Records

Goodison Park, Walton Road, Liverpool, Lancashire
Attendance: 22,235; Receipts £1,020; 
Kick-off tbc

England - Harold Hardman ('a long, splendid shot high up in the corner of the goal'53)
Results 1901-14

Ireland won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Ireland

Referee - Thomas Robertson
42 (1 December 1864), Torrance, Stirlingshire, Scotland Football Association

Linesmen - John Lewis (Blackburn) and unknown

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
The 1906 International Football Association Board meeting:
Offside rule debated and Neutral Linesmen
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: White collared jerseys and navy blue shorts
Capt: Bob Crompton, sixth captaincy Selectors:
In Charge: Charles J. Hughes
The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, following the trial match, on Monday, 28 January 1907.
58th match, W 42 - D 10 - L 6 - F 195 - A 51.
England Lineup
  Hardy, Sam 24 26 August 1882 G Liverpool FC 1 0 GA
  Crompton, Robert 27 26 September 1879 RB Blackburn Rovers FC 12 0
  Carr, John T. 28 summer 1878 LB Newcastle United FC 2 0
  Warren, Benjamin 27 7 May 1879 RH Derby County FC 4 0
  Wedlock, William J. 26 28 October 1880 CH Bristol City FC 1 0
  Hawkes, Robert M. 26 18 October 1880 LH Luton Town FC 1 0
  Rutherford, John 22 12 October 1884 OR Newcastle United FC 2 0
  Coleman, John George 25 26 October 1881 IR Woolwich Arsenal FC 1 0
  Hilsdon, George 21 10 August 1885 CF Chelsea FC 1 0
  Bache, Joseph W. 27 8 February 1880 IL Aston Villa FC 5 3
Hardman, Harold P. 24 4 April 1882 OL Everton FC 2 1

reserves:

Newcastle United FC's Colin Veitch and Manchester City FC's Irvine Thornley.
   
2-3-5 Hardy -
Crompton, Carr -
Warren, Wedlock, Hawkes -
Rutherford, Coleman, Hilsdon, Bache, Hardman.

Averages:

Age 25.2 Appearances/Goals 2.9 0.3

 

Ireland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 16th
Colours: Probably royal blue jerseys and white shorts
Capt: Harold Sloan Selectors: Team chosen by Committee;
Ireland Lineup
  Scott, William E. 24 17 May 1882 G Everton FC, England 9 14 GA
  McCracken, William R. 22 29 January 1883 RB Newcastle United FC, England 11 1
  McCartney, Alexander D. 27 14 November 1879 LB Belfast Celtic FAC 7 0
  Wright, John nk not known CH Cliftonville FAC 4 0
  Connor, James 29 22 September 1877 RH Belfast Celtic FAC 6 0
  McConnell, D.J. English 23 14 May 1883 LH Sunderland AFC, England 5 0
  Blair, John W. 25 19 November 1881 OR Cliftonville AFC 1 0
  Harris, Valentine 22 23 June 1884 IR Shelbourne FC 2 0
  Sloan, Howard A. 24 25 August 1882 CF Bohemians 5 3
  O'Hagan, Charles 25 28 July 1881 IL Aberdeen FC, Scotland 6 1
  Young, Samuel 24 14 February 1883 OL Linfield FAC 1 0

reserves:

reserves
   
2-3-5 Scott -
McCracken, McCartney -
Wright, Connor, McConnell -
Blair, Harris, Sloan, O'Hagan, Young

Averages:

Age 24.5 Appearances/Goals 5.4 0.5

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

Northern Ireland's Footballing Greats
Original Newspaper Reports
TheFA.com
Rothman's Yearbooks
FA Yearbooks 1950-60
Ancestry.com

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