Internationals

England v Wales 4-0 (International: March 29, 1897)


March 29, 1897
International: British Championship, at Bramall Lane (Sheffield).
England – Wales 4-0 (2-0).
Attendance: 5,000.
Referee: Mr. Thomas Robertson (Scottish FA).
England (2-3-5): Bill Foulke (Sheffield United), Howard Spencer (Aston Villa), William Oakley (Corinthians), Jack Reynolds (Aston Villa), Thomas Crawshaw (The Wednesday), Ernest Needham (Sheffield United), Charles Athersmith (Aston Villa), Steve Bloomer (Derby County), Gilbert Smith (Captain, Old Carthusians), Frank Becton (Liverpool), Alf Milward (Everton).
Wales (2-3-5): Jimmy Trainer (Captain, Preston North End), John Matthias (Shrewsbury Town), James Edwards (Oswestry United), Tom Chapman (Grimsby Town), Jack Mates (Chirk), Jack Jones (Sheffield United), Billy Meredith (Manchester City), Joe Davies (Millwall Athletic), Grenville Morris (Aberystwyth), Hugh Morris (Grimsby Town), Billy Lewis (Chester).
The goals: 1-0 Needham (23 min.), 2-0 Bloomer (44 min.), 3-0 Milward (62 min.), 4-0 Milward (64 min.).

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