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  • Ireland suffered its 7th consecutive defeat
  • William Dalton set the goal scoring record for Ireland (3 goals)
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  • David Lewis is the latest born international footballer of Europe
  • Wales vs Ireland H2H: Wales national team's 7th victory in 9 matches

Wales vs Ireland international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Saturday, 8 February 1890
National teams, score:
Wales
5-2
Ireland
Referee:
James McKillop, Glasgow /
Scotland
Attendance, venue:
3 000, Old Racecourse, Shrewsbury
Goals:
1-0 (8') William Owen, 1-1 (11') William Dalton, 2-1 (27') Dick Wilcock, 2-2 (44') William Dalton, 3-2 (.) David Lewis, 4-2 (56') William Pryce-Jones, 5-2 (90') William Pryce-Jones
Wales football team line-up in match Nr.34
Managed by -
Player
Caps
Age
Club
3
Shrewsbury Town FC, Shrewsbury
1
23
Chester FC, Chester
3
19
Wynnstay FC, Wynnstay
4
28
Chirk AAA FC, Chirk
1
24
Wrexham AFC, Wrexham
10
27
Corinthians FC, London
1
19
Bangor FC, Bangor
5
22
Newtown FC, Newtown
8
28
Chirk AAA FC, Chirk
1
22
Oswestry FC, Oswestry
1
21
Shrewsbury Town FC, Shrewsbury
Ireland football team line-up in match Nr.23
Managed by selection committee
Player
Caps
Age
Club
1
Distillery FC, Lisburn
2
20
Distillery FC, Lisburn
1
21
St Columbs Court FC, Londonderry
12
26
Distillery FC, Lisburn
1
20
Distillery FC, Lisburn
5
Ulster FC, Belfast
2
19
Linfield FC, Belfast
1
21
Linfield FC, Belfast
1
20
Linfield FC, Belfast
2
21
Linfield FC, Belfast
7
26
Linfield FC, Belfast
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Wales
11
3.455
9
5
0
0
Ireland
11
3.182
4
2
0
0
Historical data sources
The Belfast News-Letter (Belfast), №23275, 10 Feb 1890; Newspapers.com
Carnarvon and Denbigh Herald (Caernarfon), №1600, 14 Feb 1890; The National Library of Wales
The Wrexham Advertiser (Wrexham), №-, 15 Feb 1890; The National Library of Wales
Comments
Wales vs Ireland post-match head-to-head
WP
83.4
P
9
W
7
D
1
L
1
GF
47
GA
11
GF/P
5.222
GA/P
1.222
Av attendance
1 967
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 1889
Ireland vs Wales 1-3
Belfast, Saturday 27 April 1889
Next match:
British Championship 1890
Wales vs England 1-3
Wrexham, Saturday 15 March 1890
Ireland national team matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1889
Ireland vs Wales 1-3
Belfast, Saturday 27 April 1889
Next match:
British Championship 1890
Ireland vs England 1-9
Belfast, Saturday 15 March 1890
Top Wales goal scorers
1. Jack Doughty (1888) - 6 goals
2. William Owen (1882 - 1884) - 6 goals
... William Pryce-Jones (1888 - 1890) - 3 goals
... Richard Jarrett (1889) - 3 goals
... William Owen (1885 - 1890) - 3 goals
... Dick Wilcock (1890) - 1 goal
... David Lewis (1890) - 1 goal
(correct as of February 8, 1890)
Top Ireland goal scorers
1. William Dalton (1888 - 1890) - 3 goals
2. Fred Browne (1887) - 2 goals
3. Johnny Gibb (1885) - 2 goals
4. John Lemon (1888 - 1889) - 2 goals
5. Sam Johnston (1882 - 1886) - 2 goals
(correct as of February 8, 1890)
Brief match report
Sat. 08 Feb 1890
Old Racecourse, Shrewsbury
Wales 5-2 Ireland
Goals: Owen 8, Dalton 11, Wilcock 27, Dalton 44, Lewis, Pryce-Jones 56, Pryce-Jones 90

Wales: Gillam, Lee-Roberts, William Jones, Griffiths, Hayes, Humphrey Jones (c), Lewis, Pryce-Jones, Owen, Wilcock, Bowdler.

Ireland: Galbraith, Bob Crone, Stewart, Billy Crone, Reynolds, Reid, Dalton, Gaffikin, Johnston, Torrans, Peden. Managed by selection committee.

Att: 3 000,
Ref: McKillop (Scotland)

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