English League v Scottish League 1-2 (Inter League: April 9, 1898)

April 9 1898
Match: Inter League, at Aston Lower Grounds (Villa Park, Birmingham), kick-off: 15:35.
English League – Scottish League 1-2 (1-2).
Attendance: 22,000.
Referee: Mr. R.T. Gough (Oswestry, Welsh FA).
English League (2-3-5): Bill Foulke (Sheffield United), Harry Thickett (Sheffield United), Ambrose Langley (The Wednesday), Tom Perry (West Bromwich), Tom Morren (Sheffield United), Ernest Needham (Sheffield United), Charles Athersmith (Aston Villa), Harry Wood (Wolves), Billy Beats (Wolves), Fred Wheldon (Aston Villa), Steve Smith (Aston Villa).
Scottish League (2-3-5): Matt Dickie (Glasgow Rangers), Nicol Smith (Glasgow Rangers), Dan Doyle (Celtic), Neil Gibson (Glasgow Rangers), Bernard Breslin (Hibernian), Henry James Marshall (Hearts), Patrick Gilhooly (Celtic), Jimmy Millar (Glasgow Rangers), Robert Hamilton (Glasgow Rangers), John McPherson (Glasgow Rangers), Alex Smith (Glasgow Rangers).
The goals: 0-1 Langley, 1-1 Beats, 1-2 McPherson.
** England wore white jerseys with blue knickers; while Scotland donned blue jerseys with white knickers.

Tom Morren, Sheffield United (Lancashire Evening Post: April 8, 1899).

Tom Morren, Sheffield United, Lancashire Evening Post, April 8, 1899.

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

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

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

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