2 November 2010

059: 22 February 1902

059
22/02/1902
British Home Nations Championship
Wales (WAL)
-
Ireland (IRE)
H/T
0
3
0-1
Referee:
Arthur Kingscott (England)
Venue:
Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff*
Attendance:
10,000*
Goals:
A. Gara 40, 60, 75*
IRELAND:
Coach:
-
Captain:
W.K. Gibson*
James Nolan-Whelan (Freebooters); William Gibson (Cliftonville), Bill McCracken (Distillery); John Darling (Linfield), Robert Milne (C, Linfield), Harry Nicholl (Belfast Celtic); John Mercer (Linfield), James Maxwell (Linfield), Andrew Gara (Preston North End), Alfred Kearns (Distillery), Jack Kirwan (Tottenham Hotspur).
WALES:
Bob Evans (Wrexham); Hugh Jones (Aberaman), Horace Blew (Wrexham); Maurice Parry (Liverpool), Teddy Hughes (Tottenham Hotspur), John Leonard Jones (Tottenham Hotspur); Fred Kelly (Druids), Thomas Jenkins (Rhyl), Roger Evans (Clapton), Ephraim Williams (Druids), Dick Morris (Newtown).
Match Report:
Lancashire Evening Post

Notes:
* Alternative sources list the venue as Ninian Park, Cardiff, the attendance as 3,000 or 7,000, the scorer of Ireland's third goal as J. Maxwell and Ireland's captain as R. Milne.

Credits/Sources:
George Glass
The British Home Football Championships 1884-1984 (Richard Samuel, 2003)
Irish FA
FA of Wales
11v11
Football Database
NI Stats
Welsh Football Data Archive

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