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1885 to 1889

Date 28 Feb 1885
Venue Whelley Range, England
Competition Home Championship , 1885
Fixture England 4 v 0 Ireland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Joseph Lofthouse
James Brown
Edward Bambridge [43 mins]
Benjamin Spilsbury [75 mins]
Ireland Scorers
England Team
William Arthur Blackburn Rovers
Percy Walters Oxford University
Arthur Walters Cambridge University
Norman Bailey Clapham Rovers
James Forrest Blackburn Rovers
Joseph Lofthouse Blackburn Rovers
Benjamin Spilsbury Cambridge University
James Brown Blackburn Rovers
Francis Pawson Swifts
William Cobbold Cambridge University
Edward Bambridge Swifts
Opposition Team Anthony Henderson,
George Hewison,
F Moorehead,
Thomas Molyneux,
William Houston,
William Eames,
W McWha,
John Davison,
John Gibb,
George Magee,
A Dill.
Attendance 6000
Referee McKillop [Scotland]

Date 14 Mar 1885
Venue Leamington Road, England
Competition Home Championship , 1885
Fixture England 1 v 1 Wales [Head to Head]
England Scorers Clement Mitchell [35 mins]
Wales Scorers Job Wilding
England Team
William Arthur Blackburn Rovers
Henry Moore Notts County
James Ward Blackburn Olympic
Norman Bailey Clapham Rovers
James Forrest Blackburn Rovers
Joseph Lofthouse Blackburn Rovers
James Davenport Bolton Wanderers
James Brown Blackburn Rovers
Clement Mitchell Upton Park
John Dixon Notts County
Edward Bambridge Swifts
Opposition Team Robert Mills-Roberts,
Frederick Jones,
George Thomas,
Robert Davies,
Humphrey Jones,
JE Davies,
T Vaughan,
George Farmer,
William Lewis,
Thomas Burke,
Job Wilding.
Attendance 7500
Referee Stuart [Scotland]

Date 21 Mar 1885
Venue Kennington Oval, England
Competition Home Championship , 1885
Fixture England 1 v 1 Scotland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Edward Bambridge [57 mins]
Scotland Scorers Joseph Lindsay [20 mins]
England Team
William Arthur Blackburn Rovers
Percy Walters Oxford University
Arthur Walters Cambridge University
Norman Bailey Clapham Rovers
James Forrest Blackburn Rovers
Andrew Amos Old Carthusians
James Brown Blackburn Rovers
Joseph Lofthouse Blackburn Rovers
Thomas Danks Nottingham Forest
Edward Bambridge Swifts
William Cobbold Cambridge University
Opposition Team James McAulay,
Walter Arnott,
Michael Paton,
Charles Campbell,
John Gow,
William Anderson,
Alexander Hamilton,
William Sellar,
Joseph Lindsay,
David Allan,
Robert Calderwood.
Attendance 8000
Referee John Sinclair [Ireland]

Date 13 Mar 1886
Venue Ballynafeigh Park, Ireland
Competition Home Championship , 1886
Fixture Ireland 1 v 6 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Benjamin Spilsbury
Benjamin Spilsbury
Benjamin Spilsbury
Benjamin Spilsbury
Frederic Dewhurst
Tinsley Lindley
Ireland Scorers Williams
England Team
William Rose Preston North End
Percy Walters Old Carthusians
Richard Baugh Stafford Road
George Shutt Stoke City
Ralph Squire Cambridge University
Charles Dobson Notts County
John Leighton Nottingham Forest
Frederic Dewhurst Preston North End
Tinsley Lindley Cambridge University
Benjamin Spilsbury Cambridge University
Thelwell Pike Cambridge University
Opposition Team Shaw Gillespie,
James Watson,
A Devine,
John Hastings,
Thomas Molyneux,
William Crone,
William Turner,
J Condy,
Samuel Johnston,
John McClatchey,
J Williams.
Attendance 6000
Referee McKillop [Scotland]

Date 27 Mar 1886
Venue 2nd Hampden Park, Scotland
Competition Home Championship , 1886
Fixture Scotland 1 v 1 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Tinsley Lindley [35 mins]
Scotland Scorers Somerville [80 mins]
England Team
William Arthur Blackburn Rovers
Arthur Walters Cambridge University
Percy Walters Old Carthusians
Norman Bailey Clapham Rovers
Ralph Squire Cambridge University
James Forrest Blackburn Rovers
William Cobbold Cambridge University
Edward Bambridge Swifts
Tinsley Lindley Cambridge University
Benjamin Spilsbury Cambridge University
George Brann Swifts
Opposition Team James McAulay,
Walter Arnott,
Michael Paton,
Charles Campbell,
John MacDonald,
Alexander Hamilton,
William Sellar,
George Sommerville,
Joseph Lindsay,
Woodville Gray,
Ralph Aitken.
Attendance 11000
Referee Alexander Hunter [Wales]

Date 29 Mar 1886
Venue Racecourse Ground, Wales
Competition Home Championship , 1886
Fixture Wales 1 v 3 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers George Brann
Frederic Dewhurst [70 mins]
Andrew Amos [74 mins]
Wales Scorers M Lewis (I)
England Team
William Arthur Blackburn Rovers
Ralph Squire Cambridge University
Percy Walters Old Carthusians
Norman Bailey Clapham Rovers
Andrew Amos Old Carthusians
James Forrest Blackburn Rovers
Frederic Dewhurst Preston North End
George Brann Swifts
Tinsley Lindley Cambridge University
William Cobbold Cambridge University
Edward Bambridge Swifts
Opposition Team Robert Mills-Roberts,
Alfred Davies,
Seth Powell,
John Vaughan,
William Bell,
Humphrey Jones,
Job Wilding,
William Roberts,
Thomas Davies,
Thomas Bryan,
William Lewis.
Attendance 5000
Referee Lawrie [Scotland]

Date 05 Feb 1887
Venue Bramall Lane, England
Competition Home Championship , 1887
Fixture England 7 v 0 Ireland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Frederic Dewhurst [2 mins]
William Cobbold [25 mins]
Tinsley Lindley [27 mins]
Tinsley Lindley [43 mins]
William Cobbold [49 mins]
Tinsley Lindley [52 mins]
Frederic Dewhurst [87 mins]
Ireland Scorers
England Team
William Arthur Blackburn Rovers
George Haworth Accrington Stanley
Charles Mason Wolverhampton Wanderers
Robert Howarth Preston North End
Edward Brayshaw Sheffield Wednesday
James Forrest Blackburn Rovers
James Sayer Stoke City
Frederic Dewhurst Preston North End
Tinsley Lindley Cambridge University
William Cobbold Old Carthusians
Edward Bambridge Swifts
Opposition Team Shaw Gillespie,
Frederick Browne,
W Fox,
Archibald Rosbotham,
W Leslie,
William Crone,
J Allen,
John Gobb,
Ollie Stanfield,
James Small,
N Brown.
Attendance 6000
Referee Alexander Hunter [Wales]

Date 26 Feb 1887
Venue Kennington Oval, England
Competition Home Championship , 1887
Fixture England 4 v 0 Wales [Head to Head]
England Scorers William Cobbold [14 mins]
Tinsley Lindley [55 mins]
John Powell [[75 mins]]
Tinsley Lindley [80 mins]
Wales Scorers
England Team
William Arthur Blackburn Rovers
Percy Walters Old Carthusians
Arthur Walters Cambridge University
George Haworth Accrington Stanley
Norman Bailey Clapham Rovers
James Forrest Blackburn Rovers
Joseph Lofthouse Blackburn Rovers
Frederic Dewhurst Preston North End
Tinsley Lindley Cambridge University
William Cobbold Old Carthusians
Edward Bambridge Swifts
Opposition Team Robert Mills-Roberts,
Alfred Davies,
John Powell,
Thomas Burke,
Humphrey Jones,
E Evelyn,
John Challen,
William Owen,
Job Wilding,
William Turner,
William Lewis.
Attendance 4500
Referee Devlin [Scotland]

Date 19 Mar 1887
Venue Leamington Road, England
Competition Home Championship , 1887
Fixture England 2 v 3 Scotland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Tinsley Lindley [32 mins]
Frederic Dewhurst [69 mins]
Scotland Scorers McCall [30 mins]
McCall [52 mins]
McCall [54 mins]
England Team
Robert Roberts West Bromwich Albion
Arthur Walters Cambridge University
Percy Walters Old Carthusians
Norman Bailey Clapham Rovers
George Haworth Accrington Stanley
James Forrest Blackburn Rovers
Edward Bambridge Swifts
William Cobbold Old Carthusians
Joseph Lofthouse Blackburn Rovers
Frederic Dewhurst Preston North End
Tinsley Lindley Cambridge University
Opposition Team James McAulay,
Walter Arnott,
John Forbes,
Robert Kelso,
John Auld,
Leitch Keir,
John Marshall,
William Robertson,
William Sellar,
James McCall,
James Allan.
Attendance 12000
Referee John Sinclair [Ireland]

Date 04 Feb 1888
Venue Nantwich Road, England
Competition Home Championship , 1888
Fixture England 5 v 1 Wales [Head to Head]
England Scorers Frederic Dewhurst [15 mins]
Frederic Dewhurst [65 mins]
George Woodhall [70 mins]
Tinsley Lindley [75 mins]
John Goodall [88 mins]
Wales Scorers J Doughty
England Team
William Moon Old Westminsters
Robert Howarth Preston North End
Charles Mason Wolverhampton Wanderers
Frank Saunders Swifts
Henry Allen Wolverhampton Wanderers
Charles Holden-White Corinthians
George Woodhall West Bromwich Albion
John Goodall Preston North End
Tinsley Lindley Cambridge University
Frederic Dewhurst Preston North End
Dennis Hodgetts Aston Villa
Opposition Team Robert Mills-Roberts,
Alfred Davies,
Robert Roberts,
John Powell,
Peter Griffiths,
Joseph Davies,
John Challen,
John Doughty,
William Lewis,
William Pryce-Jones,
William Owen.
Attendance 6000
Referee John Sinclair [Ireland]

Date 17 Mar 1888
Venue 2nd Hampden Park, Scotland
Competition Home Championship , 1888
Fixture Scotland 0 v 5 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Tinsley Lindley [32 mins]
Dennis Hodgetts [34 mins]
Frederic Dewhurst [40 mins]
John Goodall [43 mins]
Frederic Dewhurst [49 mins]
Scotland Scorers
England Team
William Moon Old Westminsters
Robert Howarth Preston North End
Percy Walters Old Carthusians
Henry Allen Wolverhampton Wanderers
George Haworth Accrington
Charles Holden-White Corinthians
George Woodhall Preston North End
Tinsley Lindley Cambridge University
Dennis Hodgetts Aston Villa
Frederic Dewhurst Preston North End
John Goodall Preston North End
Opposition Team John Lindsay,
Walter Arnott,
Donald Gow,
James Kelly,
Leitch Keir,
Robert Kelso,
Alexander Hamilton,
William Berry,
William Sellar,
James McCall,
John Lambie.
Attendance 10000
Referee John Sinclair [Ireland]

Date 31 Mar 1888
Venue Ballynafeigh Park, Ireland
Competition Home Championship , 1888
Fixture Ireland 1 v 5 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Frederic Dewhurst
Tinsley Lindley
Albert Allen
Albert Allen
Albert Allen
Ireland Scorers William Crone
England Team
Robert Roberts West Bromwich Albion
Albert Aldridge West Bromwich Albion
Percy Walters Old Carthusians
Robert Holmes Preston North End
Henry Allen Wolverhampton Wanderers
Charles Shelton Notts Rangers
William Bassett West Bromwich Albion
Frederic Dewhurst Preston North End
Tinsley Lindley Cambridge University
Albert Allen Aston Villa
Dennis Hodgetts Aston Villa
Opposition Team Ralph Lawther,
M Silo,
Frederick Browne,
James Forsythe,
Archibald Rosbotham,
William Crone,
Arthur Gaussen,
Ollie Stanfield,
John McVicker,
James Wilton,
John Peden.
Attendance 7000
Referee McKillop [Scotland]

Date 23 Feb 1889
Venue Victoria Ground, England
Competition Home Championship , 1889
Fixture England 4 v 1 Wales [Head to Head]
England Scorers Frederic Dewhurst
John Goodall
John Southworth
William Bassett [65 mins]
Wales Scorers William Owen (II)
England Team
William Moon Old Westminsters
Arthur Walters Old Carthusians
Percy Walters Old Carthusians
Albert Fletcher Wolverhampton Wanderers
Arthur Lowder Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Betts Sheffield Wednesday
William Bassett West Bromwich Albion
John Goodall Preston North End
John Southworth Blackburn Rovers
Frederic Dewhurst Preston North End
William Townley Blackburn Rovers
Opposition Team James Trainer,
William Jones,
David Jones,
Edward Hughes,
Humphrey Jones,
Robert Roberts,
J Hallam,
Richard Jones,
William Lewis,
Arthur Lea,
William Owen.
Attendance 6000
Referee Campbell [Scotland]

Date 02 Mar 1889
Venue Anfield, England
Competition Home Championship , 1889
Fixture England 6 v 1 Ireland [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Yates
John Yates
John Yates
Alfred Shelton
Joseph Lofthouse
John Brodie
Ireland Scorers James Wilton
England Team
William Rowley Stoke City
Thomas Clare Stoke City
Albert Aldridge Walsall Town Swifts
Charles Wreford-Brown Oxford University
David Weir Bolton Wanderers
Alfred Shelton Notts County
Joseph Lofthouse Accrington Stanley
Frank Burton Nottingham Forest
John Brodie Wolverhampton Wanderers
Harry Daft Notts County
John Yates Burnley
Opposition Team John Clugston,
M Goodbody,
James Watson,
Alexander Crawford,
Archibald Rosbotham,
Samuel Cooke,
Arthur Gaussen,
Ollie Stanfield,
John Barry,
James Wilton,
John Peden.
Attendance 6500
Referee Davies [Wales]

Date 13 Apr 1889
Venue Kennington Oval, England
Competition Home Championship , 1889
Fixture England 2 v 3 Scotland [Head to Head]
England Scorers William Bassett [15 mins]
William Bassett [17 mins]
Scotland Scorers Neil Munro [55 mins]
James Oswald [60 mins]
James McLaren [65 mins]
England Team
William Moon Old Westminsters
Arthur Walters Old Carthusians
Percy Walters Old Carthusians
Henry Hammond Oxford University
Henry Allen Wolverhampton Wanderers
James Forrest Blackburn Rovers
John Brodie Wolverhampton Wanderers
John Goodall Preston North End
William Bassett West Bromwich Albion
David Weir Bolton Wanderers
Tinsley Lindley Nottingham Forest
Opposition Team James Wilson,
Robert Smellie,
Walter Arnott,
James Kelly,
George Dewar,
James McLaren,
James Oswald,
William Berry,
Alexander Latta,
John McPherson,
Neil Munro.
Attendance 10000
Referee John Sinclair [Ireland]