Irish League v Scottish League 3-1 (Inter League: February 11, 1899)

February 11, 1899
International: Inter League, at Solitude (Cliftonville), kick-off: 15:00.
Irish League – Scottish League 3-1 (0-1).
Attendance: 10,000.
Referee: Mr. Hugh McCormick; linesmen: Messrs.: C. McShane and J. McFarlane.
Irish League (2-3-5): Jack Benton (Staffordshire Regiment), Jack Pyper (Cliftonville), Sam Torrans (Linfield), George McMaster (Glentoran), Thomas Shannon (Distillery), Harry Nicholl (Belfast Celtic), Johnnie “Toby” Mercer (Distillery), John Darling (Linfield), James Pyper (Cliftonville), John Peden (Linfield), Joe McAllen (Linfield).
Scottish League (2-3-5): Thomas Wilkie (St. Bernards), Henry Allen (Hearts), Dan Doyle (Celtic), Bernard Battles (Celtic), William Nash (Clyde), Albert Buick (Hearts), Peter Somers (Celtic), Robert Walker (Hearts), Willie Michael (Hearts), Alex “Sandy” McMahon (Celtic), James Tennant (St. Bernards).
The goals: 0-1 Michael (penalty, 25 min), 1-1 McAllen (48 min.), 2-1 McAllen (53 min.), 3-1 Mercer (85 min.).


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