2 November 2010

024: 15 March 1890

024
15/03/1890
British Home Nations Championship
Ireland (IRE)
-
England (ENG)
H/T
1
9
0-3
Referee:
James E. McKillop (SCO)
Umpires:
Morton Peto Betts (ENG), William J. Morrow (IRE)
Venue:
Ulster Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast
Attendance:
5,000
Goals:
IRE: Reynolds (70)
IRELAND:
Trainer:
N/A
Captain:
A.R. Elleman (Game 1. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 1)


Credits/Sources:
George Glass
IFFHS
The British Home Football Championships 1884-1984 (Richard Samuel, 2003)

2 comments:

Green & White Army said...

On March 15, 1890, the Football Association unwisely decided to field two parallel national teams, one playing against Wales and the other against Ireland. Since England easily won both matches, not much of an objection could be raised. The side which beat Ireland (9:1) was the first national team to consist entirely of professionals. The other team, which beat Wales in Wrexham (3:1) still included six amateurs.

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Green & White Army said...

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On March 15, 1890, the Football Association unwisely decided to field two parallel national teams, one playing against Wales and the other against Ireland. Since England easily won both matches, not much of an objection could be raised. The side which beat Ireland (9:1) was the first national team to consist entirely of professionals. The other team, which beat Wales in Wrexham (3:1) still included six amateurs.

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