Scottish League v English League 3-0 (Inter League: April 24, 1897)

April 24, 1897
International: Inter League, at Ibrox.
Scottish League – English League 3-0 (0-0).
Attendance: 34,651; gate receipts: £1,145 14s.
Referee: Mr. Tom Robertson (Queen’s Park).
Scottish League (2-3-5): Rab Macfarlane (Third Lanark), Nicol Smith (Glasgow Rangers), Dan Doyle (Celtic), Neil Gibson (Glasgow Rangers), David Russell (Celtic), Alex Keillor (Dundee), Thomas Low (Glasgow Rangers), John McPherson (Glasgow Rangers), Jimmy Millar (Glasgow Rangers), Alex King (Celtic), John Walker (Hearts).
English League (2-3-5): John Sutcliffe (BoltonWanderers), Howard Spencer (Aston Villa), Billy Williams (West Bromwich), Jimmy Crabtree (Aston Villa), Johnny Holt (Everton), Ernest Needham (Sheffield United), Charles Athersmith (Aston Villa), Steve Bloomer (Derby County), Jack Devey (Aston Villa), Edgar Chadwick (Everton), Harry Bradshaw (Liverpool).
The goals: 1-0 Low, 2-0 McPherson, 3-0 McPherson.

Jimmy Crabtree, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: February 3, 1895):

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

Jack Devey, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: March 24, 1895):

Harry Bradshaw, Liverpool (Illustrated Police Budget: November 11, 1899):

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