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116 vs. Scotland
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118 vs. Wales

Saturday, 14 February 1914
Home International Championship 1913-14 (31st) Match

England 0 Ireland 3 [0-2]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Ireland Squad
Team Records

Ayresome Park, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire
Attendance: 25,000;
Receipts £1205; Kick-off 3.00pm GMT

Ireland - Billy Lacey ('Secured the ball with several men between him and the goal, he dribbled, took deliberate aim and shot into the top corner of the goal' 6, 'Gillespie passed back to Lacey, who kicked though unimpeded' 80), Billy Gillespie ('Thompson ran away and centered, Pennington stumbled, Gllespie scored' 36)
Results 1901-14

Ireland won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Ireland

Referee - Alexander A. Jackson
Glasgow, Scotland

Linesmen - J. Clarke, Ireland and F.H. Dennis, England

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
The 1913 International Football Association Board meeting:
Ten yard rule, post-match ball scramble.
  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, twentieth captaincy Selectors:
In Charge: H. Walker
The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, following the trial match, on Monday, 2 February 1914.
84th match, W 60 - D 15 - L 9 - F 287 - A 73.
England Lineup
  Hardy, Sam 30 26 August 1882 G Aston Villa FC 16 12 GA
  Crompton, Robert 34 26 September 1879 RB Blackburn Rovers FC 39 0
  Pennington, Jesse 30 23 August 1883 LB West Bromwich Albion FC 22 0
  Cuggy, Francis 24 16 June 1889 RH Sunderland AFC 2 0
  Buckley, Frank C. 30 3 October 1882 CH Derby County FC 1 0
  Watson, William 23 11 September 1890 LH Burnley FC 2 0
  Wallace, Charles W. 29 20 January 1885 OR Aston Villa FC 2 0
  Shea, Daniel 26 6 November 1887 IR Blackburn Rovers FC 1 0
  Elliot, George W. 24 7 January 1889 CF Middlesbrough FC 2 0
  Latheron, Edward G. 26/27 early 1887 IL Blackburn Rovers FC 2 1
  Martin, Harold 22 5 December 1891 OL Sunderland AFC 1 0

reserves:

The Wednesday FC's Tom Brittleton and Sunderland AFC's George Holley.

team notes:

Bob Crompton extends his tally as England's record cap holder.
   
2-3-5 Hardy -
Crompton, Pennington -
Cuggy, Buckley, Watson -
Wallace, Shea, Elliott, Latheron, Martin

Averages:

Age 27.1-2 Appearances/Goals 8.2 0.1

 

Ireland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 24th to 20th
Colours: Royal blue jerseys and white shorts
Capt: Pat O'Connell Selectors:
Trainer: Robert Torrans
Team chosen by Committee, on Monday, 2 February 1914;
Ireland Lineup
  McKee, Frederick W. 30 31 August 1883 G Belfast Celtic FAC 4 6 GA
  McConnell, William G. nk not known RB Bohemians FC 5 0
  Craig, Alexander B. 27 2 April 1886 LB Greenock Morton FC, Scotland 8 0
  Hampton, Henry V. 23 1 May 1890 RH Bradford City FC, England 9 0
  O'Connell, Patrick J. 26 8 March 1887 CH Hull City AFC, England 4 0
  Hamill, Michael 23 19 January 1889 LH Manchester United FC, England 2 1
  Rollo, David 23 26 August 1890 OR Linfield FAC 4 0
  Young, Samuel 31 14 February 1883 IR Linfield FAC 8 0
Gillespie, William B. 21 6 August 1891 CF Sheffield United FC, England 4 5
Lacey, William 24 24 September 1889 IL Liverpool FC, England 13 3
  Thompson, Frank W. 28 2 October 1885 OL Clyde FC, Scotland 11 2

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Everton FC's Johnny Houston was the original selected outside-right, his place going to David Rollo, who was actually a full-back.
   
2-3-5 McKee -
McConnell, Craig -
Hampton, O'Connell, Hamill -
Rollo, Young, Gillespie, Lacey, Thompson.

Averages:

Age 25.6 Appearances/Goals 6.5 0.7

 

    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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