Charity match: Birmingham v Royal Fusiliers 6-1


Saturday, January 29 – 1916
Match: Benefit for the War Fund, at St. Andrew’s.
Birmingham – Royal Fusiliers 6-1 (2-1).
Attendance: 4,000.
Birmingham (2-3-5): Herbert Crossthwaite; Ball, Collins; Roulson, McClure, Edwards; Gibson, Gardner, A.W. Smith, Lamb, Morgan.
Royal Fusiliers (2-3-5): Rhodes (Brentford); Corporal Darrah (Linfield), Alcock (Coventry City); Corporal Browning (Middlesbrough), Edwards (Swansea), Corporal Courtshill (Chatham); Cartnell (Huddersfield), Denyer (West Ham United), Durrant (Shepherd’s Bush), Purver, Hendren (Brentford).
The goals: 1-0 Smith (3 min.), 2-0 Gardner (35 min.), 2-1 Hendren (44 min.), 3-1 Smith (49 min), 4-1 Smith (51 min.), 5-1 McClure (59 min.), 6-1 Smith (62 min.).

Match report from the Birmingham Daily Mail, Saturday, January 29 – 1916:

1916 Birmingham v Fusiliers 1 1916 Birmingham v Fusiliers 2

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