South v North 3-3 (International trial: February 25, 1901)


February 25, 1901
Match: International trial, at Crystal Palace, kick-off: 15:40.
South – North 3-3.
Attendance: 5,000.
Referee: Mr. J. Adams (Birmingham); linesmen: Messrs.: C. Squires (London) and F. Styles (Wellingborough).
South XI (2-3-5): Jack Robinson (Southampton), Charles Burgess Fry (Corinthians), William John Oakley (Captain, Corinthians), William Jones (Bristol City), Alf Hitch (Queens Park Rangers), H. Vickers (Casuals), Richards (Southampton), Reginald Erskine Foster (Old Malvernians), R.N.R. Blaker (Cambridge University), Bertram Oswald Corbett (Corinthians), Herbert Banks (Millwall Athletic).
North XI (2-3-5): Matt Kingsley (Newcastle United), William Balmer (Everton), Bob Crompton (Blackburn Rovers), Sam Wolstenholme (Everton), Tommy Crawshaw (The Wednesday), Ernest Needham (Captain, Sheffield United), Fred Johnson (Stoke), Steve Bloomer (Derby County), George Hedley (Sheffield United), Walter Bull (Notts County), John Cox (Liverpool).
The goals: 1-0 Banks (2 min.), 2-0 Banks, 3-0 Foster (37 min.), 3-1 Cox, 3-2 Hedley, 3-3 Bloomer.

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