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GAME DETAILS

Roker Park

Saturday, February 18th, 1899

Home International Championship
Attendance: 13,500

England

Ireland
13
2

Frank Forman (15), Fred Forman (20), Charlie Athersmith (21), G.O. Smith (32), Steve Bloomer (40), Fred Forman (52), Jimmy Settle (53, 55), G.O. Smith (59, 60, 63), Jimmy Settle (80), Steve Bloomer (89)
 
Joe McAllen (pen) (65), James Campbell (88)
     
     
     

Players
 
ENGLAND
 
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Jack Hillman (GK)
Cap number 1
Burnley
 
Phil Bach (RB)
Cap number 1
Sunderland
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Billy Williams (LB)
Cap number 5
West Bromwich Albion
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Frank Forman (RH)
Cap number 3
Nottingham Forest
 15
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Jimmy Crabtree (CH)
Cap number 7
Aston Villa
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Ernest Needham (LH)
Cap number 8
Sheffield United
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Charlie Athersmith (OR)
Cap number 8
Aston Villa
 21
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Steve Bloomer (IR)
Cap number 9
Derby County
 40
 89
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G.O. Smith (Capt.) (CF)
Cap number 14
The Corinthian Football Club
 32
 59
 60
 63
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Jimmy Settle (IL)
Cap number 1
Bury
 53
 55
 80
 
Fred Forman (OL)
Cap number 1
Nottingham Forest
 20
 52
IRELAND
 
GKJim Lewis
RBJack Pyper
LBSam Torrans
HBJack Ponsonby
HBBob Milne
HBMick Cochrane
ORJames Campbell (88)
IRJohnnie Mercer
CFJack Waring
ILJack Wattie
OLJoe McAllen (65 pen)
1898 /99

This is the most goals England have scored in a game. G.O. Smith also had a goal disallowed and missed a penalty (the first ever awarded to England).

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