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  • Ireland suffered its 7th consecutive defeat
  • Ireland's 11th consecutive match without victory
  • Richard Hersee is the latest born international footballer of Wales
  • Shaw Gillespie is the latest born international footballer of Europe
  • Wales vs Ireland Head to Head: Wales football team's 4th victory in 5 matches

Wales vs Ireland international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Saturday, 27 February 1886, 15:00 (UTC+0:00)
National teams, score:
Wales
5-0
Ireland
Referee:
Dick Gregson, Blackburn /
England
Attendance, venue:
700, The Racecourse, Wrexham
Goals:
1-0 (.) Bill Roberts, 2-0 (.) Job Wilding, 3-0 (.) Richard Hersee, 4-0 (.) Thomas Bryan, 5-0 (90') Herbert Sisson
Wales football team line-up in match Nr.22
Managed by -
Player
Caps
Age
Club
1
Bangor FC, Bangor
1
Wrexham Olympic FC, Wrexham
2
23
Oswestry FC, Oswestry
2
22
Rhyl FC, Rhyl
3
25
Crewe Alexandra FC, Crewe
4
23
Bangor FC, Bangor
1
26
Wrexham Olympic FC, Wrexham
4
20
Wrexham Olympic FC, Wrexham
1
18
Llandudno Swifts, Llandudno
2
23
Wrexham Olympic FC, Wrexham
1
Oswestry FC, Oswestry
Ireland football team line-up in match Nr.11
Managed by selection committee
Player
Caps
Age
Club
1
18
Hertford FC, Lisburn
3
Ulster FC, Belfast
1
Ulster FC, Belfast
8
28
Cliftonville FC, Belfast
5
22
Distillery FC, Lisburn
1
Distillery FC, Lisburn
1
Distillery FC, Lisburn
1
Dublin University FC, Dublin
1
Dublin University FC, Dublin
1
21
Glentoran FC, Belfast
1
24
Dublin University FC, Dublin
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Wales
11
2.000
6
5
0
0
Ireland
11
2.182
6
0
0
0
Historical data sources
The Morning News (Belfast), №6459, 01 Mar 1886; Newspapers.com
The Irish Times (Dublin), №8960, 01 Mar 1886; Newspapers.com
Denbigh, Ruthin and Vale of Clwyd Free Press (Denbigh), №259, 06 Mar 1886; The National Library of Wales
Comments

luciano - posted on 6 December 2009 at 16:12:56

Wales: Back, l.t.r. ?, "Dick" Hersee, "Bob" Roberts, ? (player reserve), "Billy" Bell, Seth Powell, Herbert Sisson, John Vaughan, R. T. Gough; Front, l.t.r. Job Wilding, "Billy" Roberts, Humphrey Jones, Albert Hersee, Thomas Bryan.

Captain: Humphrey Jones

TiredClimber - posted on 20 September 2020 at 22:22:45

Half time: 1-0
last goal: min 90 (link: )
Wales vs Ireland post-match head-to-head
WP
90.0
P
5
W
4
D
1
L
0
GF
27
GA
4
GF/P
5.400
GA/P
0.800
Av attendance
1 440
WP - winning percentage, P - played, W - wins, D - draws, L - losses, GF - goals for, GA - goals against, Av - average
Wales national team matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1885
Ireland vs Wales 2-8
Belfast, Saturday 11 April 1885
Next match:
British Championship 1886
Wales vs England 1-3
Wrexham, Monday 29 March 1886
Ireland national team matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1885
Ireland vs Wales 2-8
Belfast, Saturday 11 April 1885
Next match:
British Championship 1886
Ireland vs England 1-6
Belfast, Saturday 13 March 1886
Top Wales goal scorers
1. William Owen (1882 - 1884) - 6 goals
... Herbert Sisson (1885 - 1886) - 4 goals
... Job Wilding (1885 - 1886) - 2 goals
... John Roach (1885) - 2 goals
... William Roberts (1880) - 2 goals
... Edward Shaw (1884) - 2 goals
... Thomas Bryan (1886) - 1 goal
... Bill Roberts (1886) - 1 goal
... Richard Hersee (1886) - 1 goal
(correct as of February 27, 1886)
Brief match report
Sat. 27 Feb 1886
The Racecourse, Wrexham
Wales 5-0 Ireland
Goals: Roberts, Wilding, Hersee, Bryan, Sisson 90

Wales: Malcolm Hersee, Bob Roberts, Powell, Vaughan, Bell, Jones (c), Bill Roberts, Wilding, Richard Hersee, Sisson, Bryan.

Ireland: Gillespie, Watson (c), Williams, Molyneux, Crone, McArthur, McClatchey, Smyth, Whitfield, Lemon, Roper. Managed by selection committee.

Att: 700,
Ref: Gregson (England)

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