Get to know Harry Bradshaw

February 28, 1897 Harry Bradshaw, who appeared as outside left in the Association team which nine days ago obtained a victory for England over Ireland by six goals to none, is a member of the Liverpool club, and, with very brief intervals, has been associated with Liverpool football […]

Wolves v Bury 1-1 (League match: February 27, 1897)

February 27, 1897 Match: Football League, First Division, at Molineux. Wolverhampton Wanderers – Bury 1-1 (0-1). Attendance: 6,000. Wolves (2-3-5): Billy Tennant, George Fleming, Harry Wood, Hill Griffiths, Billy Malpass, Billy Owen, Jack Tonks, Joe McMain, Billy Beats, Billy Smith, Jack Miller. Bury (2-3-5): Archie Montgomery, Jack Darroch, […]

England beat Ireland at Trent Bridge

February 22, 1897 As nearly everybody expected, the English Eleven at Nottingham on Saturday were altogether too good for the Irishmen. Playing with easy precision the side literally “romped home” by six goals to none. The 10,000 people who were present at the match at Trent Bridge, of […]

England v Ireland 6-0 (International: February 20, 1897)

February 20, 1897 International, British Championship, at Trent Bridge (Nottingham). England – Ireland 6-0 (3-0). Attendance: 13,490. Referee: Mr. T. Robertson (Scottish FA), linesmen: Messrs. A.G. Hines (Notts County) and T.W. Gibson (I.F.A.). England (2-3-5): Jack Robinson (Derby County); William Oakley (Corinthians), Billy Williams (West Bromwich); Bernard Middleditch […]

Liverpool draw Forest in Cup

February 15, 1897 In a meeting at the FA in London the draw for the 3rd round of the FA cup gave the following result: – Liverpool v Nottingham Forest. Referee Mr J Brodie (Wolverhampton). To be played on February 27, kick off no later than 3 30. […]