Scottish League v Irish League 5-0 (Inter League: January 29, 1898)


January 29, 1898
International: Inter League, at Carolina Port.
Scottish League – Irish League 5-0 (5-0).
Attendance: 8,000; gate receipts: £230 14s. 9d.
Referee: Mr. Tom Robertson (Queens Park); linesmen: Messrs. Melville (Linfield) and Anderson (Dundee).
Scottish League (2-3-5): John Patrick (St. Mirren), Bob Kelso (Dundee), Bob McCartney (Hearts), Bernard Breslin (Hibernian), Henry James Marshall (Hearts), Alex King (Celtic), James Gillespie (Third Lanark), James Blessington (Celtic), Robert Hamilton (Glasgow Rangers), Hugh Morgan (St. Mirren), Alex Smith (Glasgow Rangers).
Irish League (2-3-5): Jack Benton (Staffordshire Regiment), William Purves (Glentoran), Michael Cochrane (Distillery), Jack McConville (Belfast Celtic), Bob Milne (Linfield), Hugh Maginnis (Linfield), Johnnie “Toby” Mercer (Distillery), John Darling (Linfield), Bob Rea (Linfield), Wattie Johnston (Glentoran), Joe McAllen (Linfield).
The goals: 1-0 Smith (10 min.), 2-0 Breslin, 3-0 Hamilton, 4-0 Gillespie, 5-0 Hamilton.

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John Patrick, St. Mirren (Dundee Evening Telegraph: January 28, 1898).

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Bernard Breslin, Hibernian (Dundee Evening Telegraph: January 28, 1898).

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James Blessington, Celtic (Dundee Evening Telegraph: April 21, 1894).

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Robert Hamilton, Glasgow Rangers (Dundee Evening Telegraph: January 28, 1898).

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Jack Benton, Staffordshire Regiment (Dundee Evening Telegraph: January 28, 1898).

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Bob Milne, Linfield (Dundee Evening Telegraph: January 28, 1898).

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William Purves, Glentoran (Dundee Evening Telegraph: January 28, 1898).

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