Ireland v England 2-1 (International)


Saturday, October 20 – 1923
International, British Championship, at Windsor Park, Belfast.
Ireland – England 2-1 (1-1).
Attendance: 23,000.
Referee: Mr. Alex Jackson.
Ireland (2-3-5): Tom Farquharson (Cardiff City), Andy McCluggage (Bradford), Jack Curran (Glenavon), Sam Irving (Dundee), Bert Smith (Cardiff City), William Emerson (Burnley), Johnny Brown (Tranmere Rovers), Thomas Croft (Queen’s Island), Bobby Irvine (Everton), Billy Gillespie (Sheffield United), Joe Toner (Arsenal).
England (2-3-5): Ted Taylor (Huddersfield Town), Baishe Bower (Corinthians), Sam Wadsworth (Huddersfield Town), Harry Pantling (Sheffield United), George Wilson (Sheffield Wednesday), Tommy Meehan (Chelsea), Lieutenant Kenneth Hegan (The Army), Bob Kelly (Burnley), Joe Bradford (Birmingham), Harry Chambers (Liverpool), Fred Turnstall (Sheffield United).
The goals: 0-1 Bradford (7 min.), 1-1 Gillespie (20 min.), 2-1 Croft (73 min.).

Match report from the Sunday Post, Sunday, October 21 – 1923.
1923 Ireland v England 1 1923 Ireland v England 2 1923 Ireland v England 3

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