English League v Scottish League 5-1 (Inter League: April 11, 1896)

April 11, 1896
International: Inter League, at Goodison Park.
English League – Scottish League 5-1 (1-1).
Attendance: 21,820; gate receipts: £528.
Referee: Lieutenant Simpson; linesmen: Messrs. John James Bentley and Harrison.
English League (2-3-5): John Sutcliffe (Bolton), Howard Spencer (Aston Villa), Billy Williams (West Bromwich), Tom Perry (West Bromwich), Tom Higgins (West Bromwich), Jimmy Crabtree (Aston Villa), Charles Athersmith (Aston Villa), Jack Devey (Aston Villa), John Goodall (Derby County), Frank Becton (Liverpool), Alf Milward (Everton).
Scottish League (2-3-5): Dan McArthur (Celtic), John Drummond (Glasgow Rangers), Dan Doyle (Celtic), Neil Gibson (Glasgow Rangers), James Kelly (Celtic), George Hogg (Hearts), John Madden (Celtic), James Blessington (Celtic), James Oswald (St. Bernards), Alex King (Hearts), John Walker (Hearts).
The goals: 1-0 Devey, 1-1 Oswald, 2-1 Athersmith, 3-1 Becton, 4-1 Goodall, 5-1 Becton.

Jimmy Crabtree, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: February 3, 1895):

Charles Athersmith, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: November 6, 1892):

Jack Devey, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: March 24, 1895):

John Goodall, Derby County (Lloyd’s Weekly News: April 2, 1893):

Alf Milward, Everton (Lloyd’s Weekly News: January 17, 1892):

Dan McArthur, Celtic (from private book collection).

James Kelly, Celtic (Scottish Referee: January 21, 1889):

James Oswald, St. Bernard’s (Lloyd’s Weekly News: April 14, 1895):


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