League matches

Stoke v Burnley 3-2 (League match: February 27, 1897)

February 27, 1897
Match: Football League, First Division, at Victoria Ground.
Stoke – Burnley 3-2 (3-0).
Attendance: 10,000.
Referee: Mr. F. Bye.
Stoke (2-3-5): Ezekiel “Zeke Johnston, Tommy Clare, Jack Eccles, Peter Durber, Jimmy Grewer, Arthur Rowley, Willie Maxwell, Alan Maxwell, Jim Hingerty, Jimmy Hill, Joe Schofield.
Burnley (2-3-5): Willie Tatham, Jeremiah “Jerry” Reynolds, Tom McLintock, Walter Place senior, William Longair, Joe Taylor, Tommy Morrison, Billy Bowes, Hugh Robertson, Walter Place junior, David Black.
The goals: 1-0 Hill (10 min.), 2-0 Hill, 3-0 Hingerty (42 min.), 3-1 Black (59 min.), 3-2 ‘scrimmage’.

Jerry Reynolds, Burnley F.C. (Glasgow Evening Post: October 17, 1891):

Tom McLintock, Burnley F.C. (Lancashire Evening Post: November 16, 1901).


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