Sheffield v London 7-4 (Inter County: October 26, 1896)

October 26, 1896
Match: Inter County, at Olive Grove (Sheffield).
Sheffield – London 7-4 (4-2).
Attendance: 1,500.
Referee: Mr. F. Bye.
Sheffield (2-3-5): Bill Foulke (Sheffield United), Jack Earp (The Wednesday), Bob Cain (Sheffield United), Harry Brandon (The Wednesday), Tommy Crawshaw (The Wednesday), Ernest Needham (Sheffield United), Archie Brash (The Wednesday), Harry Davis (The Wednesday), Jack Almond (Sheffield United), Alex Brady (The Wednesday), Fred Spiksley (The Wednesday).
London (2-3-5): A.E. Harrison (Casuals), Willie Hay (London Caledonians), E.H. Bray (old Carthusians), Stanley Briggs (Clapton), Charles Wreford Brown (Old Carthusians), E.F. Buzzard (Old Carthusians), Rupert Renorden Sandilands (Old Westminsters), S.S. Taylor (Casuals), J.H. Gettins (Brentford), C.L. Alexander (Casuals), R.H. Howie (London Caledonians).
The goals: 1-0 Almond (5 min.), 2-0 Brady (10 min.), 3-0 Brash (12 min.), 3-1 Gettins (25 min.), 3-2 Alexander (26 min.), 4-2 (43 min.), 5-2 Crawshaw, 6-2 Brash, 6-3 Gettins, 6-4 Alexander (80 min.), 7-4 Spiksley (90 min.).

Jack Earp, The Wednesday (Lloyd’s Weekly News: April 7, 1895):

Charles Wreford Brown, Old Carthusians (Dundee Evening Telegraph: December 1, 1898):

Alex Brady, The Wednesday F.C. (Glasgow Evening Post: April 9, 1892):

Rupert Renorden Sandilands, Old Westminsters (Lloyd’s Weekly News: October 15, 1893):

Stanley Briggs, Clapton (Lloyd’s Weekly News: October 25, 1896).

R.H. Howie, London Caledonians (Lloyd’s Weekly News: December 6, 1896).

Fred Spiksley, The Wednesday F.C. (Lancashire Evening Post: October 1, 1898).

Willie Hay, London Caledonians (Lloyd’s Weekly News: December 11, 1892):


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