Newton Heath v Royton 5-2 (Manchester Cup, Final: May 3, 1890)


May 3, 1890
Match: Manchester Cup, Final, at Brooke’s Bar (West Manchester), kick-off: 15:30.
Newton Heath – Royton 5-2 (2-2).
Attendance: 3,000.
Referee: Mr. Tom Helme (Farnworth).
Newton Heath (2-3-5): Jack Powell, John Mitchell, Charles Harrison, Robert Doughty, Joe Davies, Jack Owen, Alf Farman, T. Craig, Jack Doughty, Edgar Wilson, George Owen.
Royton (2-3-5): W. Dyer, West, Jones, Wood, Hammond, McFraney, Sparrow, Davies, Harrison, Slate, Grewcock.
The goals: 1-0 Craig, 1-1 Slate, 1-2 “scrimmage”, 2-2 G. Owen, 3-2 Craig, 4-2 Craig, 5-2 Farman.

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