Essex v Suffolk 2-3 (Inter County: October 14, 1896)

October 14, 1896
Match: Inter Association, at Chelmsford, kick-off: 15:15.
Essex – Suffolk 2-3 (2-0).
Referee: Lieutenant Simpson (London FA).
Essex (2-3-5): S. McCappin (Barking Woodville), J.O. Drummond (Ilford), G. Bacon (Harwich and Parkeston), C.D. Regan (Clapton), E.R. Shiller (Leytonstone), W. Morton (Thames Ironworks), R.C. Leaning (St. Mary’s Hospital), E. Russell (Leyton), A. Russell (Leyton), F. Longford (Barking Woodville), G.L. Moore (Barking Woodville).
Suffolk (2-3-5): P.P. Cornell (Ipswich Town), Rev. E.H. Berwick (Aldeburgh), W. Beatton (Lowestoft Town), J.L. Grieveson (Casuals and Framlington College), H.J. Beatton (Saxmundham), A.O. Ardley (Beccles Caxton), F.J. Drake (Casuals and Haverhill), E.A. Kent (Ipswich Town), C.F. Alexander (Cambridge University and Ipswich Town), J.M. Ward (Beccles Caxton), W. Cotton (Ipswich Town).
The goals: 1-0 E. Russell (15 min.), 2-0 A. Russell (17 min.), 2-1 Alexander (48 min.), 2-2 Kent, 3-2 Ward (80 min.).