International trial matches

Amateurs v Professionals 1-2 (International trial: March 15, 1897)


March 15, 1897
Match: English International trial match, at Queen’s Club (West Kensington).
Amateurs – Professionals 1-2 (1-1).
Attendance: 5,000.
Referee: Mr. W.E. Stewart.
Amateurs (2-3-5): W. Campbell (Cambridge University), Lewis Lodge (Corinthians), William Oakley (Corinthians), Bernard Middleditch (Corinthians), Charles Wreford Brown (Old Carthusians), F.M. Ingram (Corinthians), R. Topham (Corinthians), Robert Cunliffe Gosling (Old Etonians), Gilbert Oswald Smith (Old Carthusians), H.J. Collier (Corinthians), Cuthbert James Burnup (Cambridge University).
Professionals (2-3-5): Bill Foulke (Sheffield United), Howard Spencer (Aston Villa), Billy Williams (West Bromwich), Frank Forman (Nottingham Forest), Percy Crawshaw (The Wednesday), Jimmy Stevenson (Derby County), Charles Athersmith (Aston Villa), Steve Bloomer (Derby County), Jack Farrell (Southampton St. Mary’s), Harry Fletcher (Grimsby Town), Alf Milward (Everton).
The goals: 0-1 Milward (29 min.), 1-1 Wreford Brown (41 min.), 1-2 Bloomer (80 min.).

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

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Jack Farrell, Southampton St. Mary’s (The Sketch: February 24, 1897).

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

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Gilbert Oswald Smith, Old Carthusians (Lloyd’s Weekly News: October 20, 1895):

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

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