Internationals

Ireland v Wales 4-3 (International: April 8, 1893)


April 8, 1893
International: British Championship, at the Solitude (Belfast), kick-off: 15:30.
Ireland – Wales 4-3 (1-2).
Attendance: 3,500.
Referee: Mr. J.A. Campbell (Scottish FA); linesmen: E.W. Thomas (WFA) and J. Wright (IFA).
Ireland (2-3-5): John Clugston (Cliftonville); William Gordon (Linfield), Robert Stewart (Cliftonville); Nathaniel “Thanny” McKeown (Linfield), Samuel Johnston (Linfield), Alex Crawford (Cliftonville); John Peden (Linfield), James Wilton (St Columb’s Court), Olphert Stanfield (Distillery), George Gaffikin (Linfield), James Small (Cliftonville).
Wales (2-3-5): Samuel Jones (Wrexham); David Taylor (Newtown), William Townsend (Newtown); John Evans (Oswestry), Arthur Lea (Captain, Wrexham), Edward Morris (Chirk); James Vaughan (Druids), William Owen (Chirk), John Butler (Chirk), George Owen (Chirk), Edwin James (Chirk).
The goals: 1-0 Peden (5 min.), 1-1 W. Owens (6 min.), 1-2 G. Owen, 2-2 Peden, 3-2 Peden, 3-3 G. Owen, 4-3 Wilton.

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