April 3, 1897
International: British Championship, at Crystal Palace, kick.off: 16:00.
England – Scotland 1-2 (1-1).
Referee: Mr. R.T. Gough (Oswestry and Welsh FA); linesmen: Messrs. G.T. Sherrington (England) and Walter Crichton (President Scottish FA).
England (2-3-5): Jack Robinson (Derby County), 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, Corinthians), Edgar Chadwick (Everton), Alf Milward (Everton).
Scotland (2-3-5): John Patrick (St. Mirren), Nicol Smith (Glasgow Rangers), Dan Doyle (Celtic), Neil Gibson (Glasgow Rangers), Jimmy Cowan (Aston Villa), Hugh Wilson (Sunderland), Jack Bell (Everton), Jimmy Millar (Glasgow Rangers), George Allan (Liverpool), Thomas Hyslop (Glasgow Rangers), William Lambie (Captain, Queen’s Park).
The goals: 1-0 Bloomer 20 min.), 1-1 Hyslop (25 min.), 1-2 Miller (83 min.).
Sporting Life: April 3, 1897.
The Scottish captain: William Lambie: Sporting Life: April 5, 1897.
The English captain, Gilbert Smith (Corinthians): Sporting Life: April 5, 1897.
Charles Athersmith, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: November 6, 1892):
Alf Milward, Everton (Lloyd’s Weekly News: January 17, 1892):