Irish League v English League 0-2 (Inter League: November 7, 1896)


November 7, 1896
Match: Inter League, at The Oval (Belfast).
Irish League – English League 0-2 (0-1).
Attendance: 12,000.
Referee: Mr. John Marshall (Glasgow); linesmen: Messrs. J.J. Bentley and S. Munro.
Irish League (2-3-5): Thomas Scott (Cliftonville), Jack Ponsonby (Distillery), Sam Torrans (Linfield), Jack Campbell (Cliftonville), Tom McClatchey (Distillery), Bob Milne (Linfield), Tom Somerset (Glentoran), William McArthur (Glentoran), William Kennedy Gibson (Cliftonville), John Peden (Distillery), Joe Hingerty (Staffordshire Regiment).
English League (2-3-5): Joe Reader (West Bromwich), Howard Spencer (Aston Villa), Billy Williams (West Bromwich), Billy Malpass (Wolves), Tom Higgins (West Bromwich), Billy Bassett (West Bromwich), Steve Bloomer (Derby County), Harry Bradshaw (Liverpool), Harry Wood (Wolves), Billy Beats (Wolves).
The goals: 0-1 Beats, 0-2 Bloomer.

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Sam Torrans, Linfield (Dundee Evening Telegraph: January 28, 1898).

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Bob Milne, Linfield (Dundee Evening Telegraph: January 28, 1898).

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