International trial matches

North v South 3-1 (International trial: January 14, 1888)

January 14, 1888
Match: International trial at Kennington Oval, kick-off: 14:45.
North – South 3-1 (1-0).
Attendance: 3,000.
Referee: Major Marindin (English FA); Umpires: Messrs. M.P. Betts (Essex FA) and R. Smith (Dernyshire FA).
North (2-3-5): L. Cooper (Oxford University), G. Miller (Middlesbrough), L.G. Wright (Derby Midlands), A.W. Ward (Nottingham Forest), C. Shelton (Notts Rangers), H. Allen (Wolves), George Bakewell (Derby County), J. Pearson (Crewe Alexandra), Tinsley Lindley (Captain, Nottingham Forest), R. Macbeth (Grimsby Town), Dennis Hodgetts (Aston Villa).
South (2-3-5): William Robert Moon (Old Westminsters), R.A. Ingram (Old Westminsters), F.M. Ingram (Sussex), F.E. Saunders (Sussex), Cecil HoldenWhite (Swifts FC), R.T. Squire (Captain, Old Westminsters), W.H. Ainger (Old Carthusians), T.M. Pike (Crusaders), A.T.B. Dunn (Old Etonians), J.G. Veitch (Old Westminsters), G.L. Wilson (Old Brightonians).
The goals: 1-0 Lindley (30 min.), 2-0 Hodgetts, 3-0 Lindley, 3-1 Ainger.


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