January 2, 1880
Match, Friendly, at Alexandra Meadows.
Blackburn Rovers – Vale of Leven 0-4 (0-2).
Referee: Mr. John Gourlay; Umpires: Messrs. Ibbotson and J. McDougall.
Blackburn Rovers (2-2-6): Roger Howarth, H.D. Greenwood, J. Haworth, J. Birtwistle, W.H. Latham, John Duckworth, Richard Birtwistle, Jimmy Brown, George Avery, John Lewis, R. Sowerbutts.
Vale of Leven (2-2-6): R. Parlane, A. McClintock, Andrew McIntyre, John Campbell McPherson, J. McIntyre, J. Ferguson, R. Paton, J.C. Baird, J. McFarlane.
The goals: 0-1 McFarlane (20 min.), 0-2 Baird, 0-3 Baird, 0-4 Baird.