2 November 2010

016: 12 March 1887

016
12/03/1887
British Home Nations Championship
Ireland (IRE)
-
Wales (WAL)
H/T
4
1
2-0
Referee:
James E. McKillop (SCO)
Umpires:
Venue:
Oldpark Avenue, Belfast
Attendance:
4,000
Goals:
IRE: Stanfield 20, Browne 44, Peden 65, Sherrard 70; WAL: Sebine 55
IRELAND:
Coach:
-
Captain:
S. Gillespie
Players
Club
Gls
Sub
Cap
1
GILLESPIE R.S.
Hertford
6
2
BROWNE F.
Cliftonville
1
3
3
WATSON J.
Ulster
7
4
SHERRARD J.
Limavady
1
2
5
ROSBOTHAM A.
Cliftonville
3
6
DEVINE W.A.O.
Limavady
3
7
MOORE T.R.L.
Ulster
2
8
BAXTER S.W.
Cliftonville
1
9
GIBB J.T.
Wellington Park
9
10
STANFIELD O.M.
Distillery
1
3
11
PEDEN J.
Linfield
1
2


WALES:
Robert Roberts (Wrexham Olympic), Alfred W Townsend (Newtown), Sam Jones (Wrexham Olympic), Harry Edwards (Wrexham Olympic), Alexander Hunter (FAW secretary), Edward P W Hughes (Bangor), Henry W Sabine (Oswestry), William Roberts (Wrexham Olympic), Jack Doughty (Newton Heath), George Griffiths (Chirk), William H Turner (Wrexham Olympic)

Fred Browne, "Johnny" Gibb, James E.Killop (Referee), Oliver Devine, Bob Moore;
Jimmy Watson, Sam Baxter, Archie Rosbotham;
Joe Sherrard, Olphie Stanfield, Shaw Gillespie, John Peden.
Notes:
  • This was Ireland's first ever win, in their 16th international match.
  • This match was played at Oldpark Avenue, the home of Cliftonville FC. The club moved to their current home, Solitude, in 1890.

Credits/Sources:
George Glass
IFFHS
NI Stats
WFDA

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