Irish League v English League 1-5 (Inter League: November 5, 1898)

November 5, 1898
International: Inter League, at Grosvenor Park, kick-off: 15:00.
Irish League – English League 1-5 (0-2).
Attendance: 7,000.
Referee: Mr. Tom Robertson (Queens Park), linesmen: Messrs.: Joseph Parlby (England) and Sergeant J. Hayood (Ireland).
Irish League (2-3-5): Willie White (Linfield), Jack Pyper (Cliftonville), Michael Cochrane (Distillery), Jack Ponsonby (Distillery), Thomas Shannon (Distillery), George McMaster (Glentoran), James Campbell (Cliftonville), John Darling (Linfield), S. Martin (Cliftonville), John Peden (Linfield), Harry Dornan (Belfast Celtic).
English League (2-3-5): John Sutcliffe (Bolton Wanderers), Jimmy Crabtree (Aston Villa), Billy Williams (West Bromwich), Tom Booth (Blackburn Rovers), Tommy Crawshaw (The Wednesday), Ernest Needham (Sheffield United), Bill Williams (Blackburn Rovers), Steve Bloomer (Derby County), Jack Farrell (Stoke), Harry Fletcher (Notts County), Joe Turner (Stoke).
The goals: 0-1 Bloomer, 0-2 Fletcher, 0-3 Farrell (penalty), 1-3 Darling, 1-4 Bloomer, 1-5 Bloomer.


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