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Wales vs Ireland international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Saturday, 24 February 1894, 15:00 (UTC+0:00)
National teams, score:
Wales
4-1
Ireland
Referee:
John Campbell, Eastwood /
Scotland
Attendance, venue:
7 000, St. Helen's Rugby Ground, Swansea
Goals:
0-1 (20') Olphie Stanfield, 1-1 (55') Billy Lewis, 2-1 (65') Edwin James, 3-1 (75') Jack Rea, 4-1 (82') Billy Lewis
Wales national team line-up in match Nr.46
Managed by -
Player
Caps
Age
Club
9
31
Preston North End FC, Preston
3
21
Everton FC, Liverpool
3
24
Newtown FC, Newtown
1
Everton FC, Liverpool
1
Newtown FC, Newtown
2
28
Wrexham AFC, Wrexham
2
Oswestry United FC, Oswestry
7
29
Wrexham AFC, Wrexham
16
Chester FC, Chester
1
25
Aberystwyth FC, Aberystwyth
3
24
Chirk AAA FC, Chirk
Ireland national team line-up in match Nr.35
Managed by selection committee
Player
Caps
Age
Club
1
26
Linfield FC, Belfast
9
25
Cliftonville FC, Belfast
11
25
Linfield FC, Belfast
6
25
Linfield FC, Belfast
1
22
Distillery FC, Lisburn
1
23
Linfield FC, Belfast
9
23
Linfield FC, Belfast
11
25
Linfield FC, Belfast
20
24
Distillery FC, Lisburn
1
17
Cliftonville FC, Belfast
1
19
Cliftonville FC, Belfast
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Wales
11
4.364
8
4
0
0
Ireland
11
6.455
23.665
3
1
0
0
Historical data sources
Evening Express (Cardiff), №2109, 24 Feb 1894; The National Library of Wales
South Wales Daily News (Cardiff), №6772, 26 Feb 1894; The National Library of Wales
Western Mail (Cardiff), №7729, 26 Feb 1894; The National Library of Wales
The Belfast News-Letter (Belfast), №24539, 26 Feb 1894; Newspapers.com
The Belfast News-Letter (Belfast), №24539, 26 Feb 1894; Irish Newspaper Archives
The Cambrian News (Bala), №1735, 02 Mar 1894; The National Library of Wales
The Wrexham Advertiser (Wrexham), №-, 03 Mar 1894; Newspapers.com
Comments

HisHasH - posted on 27 February 2011 at 09:52:12

correct: James Humphrey Barron
Wales vs Ireland post-match head-to-head
WP
69.3
P
13
W
8
D
2
L
3
GF
57
GA
24
GF/P
4.385
GA/P
1.846
Av attendance
2 900
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 1893
Ireland vs Wales 4-3
Belfast, Saturday 8 April 1893
Next match:
British Championship 1894
Wales vs England 1-5
Wrexham, Monday 12 March 1894
Ireland national team matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1893
Ireland vs Wales 4-3
Belfast, Saturday 8 April 1893
Next match:
British Championship 1894
Ireland vs England 2-2
Belfast, Saturday 3 March 1894
Top Wales goal scorers
1. William Owen (1882 - 1884) - 6 goals
2. Jack Doughty (1888) - 6 goals
... Billy Lewis (1886 - 1894) - 4 goals
... Job Wilding (1885 - 1888) - 4 goals
... Edwin James (1894) - 1 goal
... Jack Rea (1894) - 1 goal
(correct as of February 24, 1894)
Top Ireland goal scorers
1. Olphie Stanfield (1887 - 1894) - 7 goals
2. Jack Peden (1887 - 1893) - 5 goals
3. William Dalton (1888 - 1891) - 4 goals
4. George Gaffikin (1891 - 1893) - 4 goals
5. James Wilton (1889 - 1893) - 2 goals
6. Sam Johnston (1882 - 1886) - 2 goals
7. Fred Browne (1887) - 2 goals
8. Johnny Gibb (1885) - 2 goals
9. John Lemon (1888 - 1889) - 2 goals
(correct as of February 24, 1894)
Brief match report
Sat. 24 Feb 1894
St. Helen's Rugby Ground, Swansea
Wales 4-1 Ireland
Goals: Stanfield 20, Lewis 55, James 65, Rea 75, Lewis 82

Wales: Trainer (c), Arridge, Taylor, Jones, Chapman, Hayes, Evans, Ben Lewis, Billy Lewis, Rea, James.

Ireland: Gordon, Stewart, Torrans (c), McKeown, Burnett, Milne, Dalton, Gaffikin, Stanfield, Gibson, Barron. Managed by selection committee.

Att: 7 000,
Ref: Campbell (Scotland)

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