September 2, 1899
Match: Football League, Second Division, at Bank Street.
Newton Heath – Gainsborough Trinity 2-2 (1-1).
Referee: Mr. J. Tomlinson; linesmen: Messrs. James Foster and Jack Howcroft.
Newton Heath (2-3-5): Frank Barrett, Harry Stafford, Fred Erentz, Billy Morgan, David Fitzsimmons, Walter Cartwright, Willie Bryant, William Jackson, Edwin Lee, Joseph Cassidy, Alfred Ambler.
Gainsborough Trinity (2-3-5): E. Raynor, Benard Pumfrey, John Cole, George Hall, John Thornley, Johnny Baker, Alfred Nicol, Jack Scott, E. Cooper, Arthur Radford, Fred Fenton.
The goals: 1-0 Cassidy, 1-1 Radford, 2-1 Lee, 2-2 Cooper.
** Cassidy missed a penalty kick for Newton Heath in the first half.