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107 vs. Scotland
third test vs. South Africa
108
109 vs. Wales

Saturday, 11 February 1911
Home International Championship 1910-11 (28th) Match

England 2 Ireland 1 [1-0]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Ireland Squad
Team Records

Baseball Ground, Shaftesbury Crescent, Derby, Derbyshire
Attendance: 20,000;
Kick-off tbc

England - Albert Shepherd ('steady aim and scored' 20), Bobby Evans ('Simpson shooting, the ball went across to Evans, whose shot Burnison barely stopped' 87);
Ireland - Jim McAuley ('scored a great goal' 88)
Results 1901-14

Ireland won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Ireland

Referee - David Phillips
Scotland

Linesmen - not known

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
The 1910 International Football Association Board meeting:
New ball, Players' boots and amended Poaching rules.
  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, twelfth captaincy Selectors: The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, following the trial matches, on Monday, 30 January 1911, delayed by a week.
76th match, W 56 - D 13 - L 7 - F 267 - A 66.
England Lineup
  Williamson, Reginald G. 26 6 June 1884 G Middlesbrough FC 2 2 GA
  Crompton, Robert 31 26 September 1879 RB Blackburn Rovers FC 30 0
  Pennington, Jesse 27 23 August 1883 LB West Bromwich Albion FC 14 0
  Warren, Benjamin 31 7 May 1879 RH Chelsea FC 20 2
  Wedlock, William J. 30 28 October 1880 CH Bristol City FC 20 1
  Sturgess, Albert 28 21 October 1882 LH Sheffield United FC 1 0
  Simpson, John 25 25 December 1885 OR Blackburn Rovers FC 1 0
  Fleming, Harold J. 23 30 April 1887 IR Swindon Town FC 6 4
Shepherd, Albert 25 10 September 1885 CF Newcastle United FC 2 2
  Woodger, George 27 3 September 1883 IL Oldham Athletic FC 1 0
Evans, Robert E. 25 19 October 1885 OL Sheffield United FC 1 1

reserves:

Leyton FC's Reverend Kenneth Hunt and Bristol City FC's Ginger Owers.

team notes:

Bob Crompton extends his tally as England's record cap holder. This is the oldest team England have fielded thus far.
   
2-3-5 Williamson -
Crompton, Pennington -
Warren, Wedlock, Sturgess -
Simpson, Fleming, Shepherd, Woodger, Evans.

Averages:

Age 27.1 Appearances/Goals 8.9 0.7

 

Ireland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 22nd
Colours: Royal blue jerseys and white shorts
Capt: Billy Scott Selectors: Team chosen by Committee, following the Welsh match, on Monday, 30 January 1911;
Ireland Lineup
  Scott, William E. 28 17 May 1882 G Everton FC, England 20 42 GA
  Burnison, Samuel 20 30 November 1890 RB Bradford FC, England 5 0
  McCann, Patrick 29/30 1881 LB Glentoran FC 4 0
  Harris, Valentine 26 23 June 1884 RH Everton FC, England 14 0
  Connor, James 33 22 September 1877 CH Belfast Celtic FAC 12 0
  Hampton, Henry V. 22/23 1888 LH Bradford City FC, England 2 0
  Lacey, William 21 24 September 1889 OR Everton FC, England 8 1
  Hannon, Denis J. 23 31 January 1888 IR Bohemians FC 3 1
  McDonnell, John nk not known CF Bohemians FC 1 0
McAuley, James L. 21 24 November 1889 IL Huddersfield Town AFC, England 2 1
  Thompson, Francis W. 25 2 October 1885 OL Bradford City FC, England 5 2

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Glasgow Rangers FC's Sandy Craig was the original choice left-back, his place going to Paddy McCann. Chelsea FC's English McConnell was replaced by Jimmy Connor.
   
2-3-5 Scott -
Burnison, McCann -
Harris, Connor, Hampton -
Lacey, Hannon, McDonnell, McAuley, Thompson.

Averages:

Age 24.8-25.0 Appearances/Goals 7.4 0.4

 

    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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