League matches

The Wednesday v Chesterfield Town 5-1 (League match: September 2, 1899)

September 2, 1899
Match: Football League, Second Division, at Owlerton.
The Wednesday – Chesterfield Town 5-1 (2-1).
Attendance: 10,000.
Referee: Mr. J.W. Horrocks; linesmen: Messrs. M.T. Roberts and A.W. Wallis.
The Wednesday (2-3-5): Jimmy Massey, Jack Earp, Ambrose Langley, Bob Ferrier, Tommy Crawshaw, Herod Ruddlesdin, Archie Brash, Jack Pryce, Harry Millar, Jocky Wright, Fred Spiksley.
Chesterfield Town (2-3-5): Jim Hancock, Jim Pilgrim, Jack Fletcher, William Ballantyne, Jack Bell, Edwin Downie, Ted Morley, Frank Thacker, Bill Gooing, Herbert Munday, George Geary.
The goals: 0-1 Munday (10 min.), 1-1 Spiksley (33 min.), 2-1 Ferrier (38 min.), 3-1 Millar (64 min.), 4-1 Millar (78 min.), 5-1 Brash (81min.).

Jack Earp, The Wednesday (Lloyd’s Weekly News: April 7, 1895):

Fred Spiksley, The Wednesday F.C. (Lancashire Evening Post: October 1, 1898).


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