1879–80 in English football

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The 1879–1880 season was the ninth season of competitive football in England.

International matches[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score* England scorers Scotland scorers
13 March 1880 (First) Hampden Park, Glasgow  Scotland 4–5[1] Billy Mosforth (The Wednesday) (8 mins), Charles Bambridge (Swifts) (42 & 87 mins) & Francis Sparks (Clapham Rovers) (89 mins) John L Kay, George Ker (3), John Baird[2]
Date Venue Opponents Score England scorers Wales scorers
15 March 1880 Racecourse Ground, Wrexham  Wales 3–2 Francis Sparks (Clapham Rovers) (50 & 70 mins) & Thomas Brindle (Darwen) (55 mins) John Roberts, William Roberts[3]

* England score given first

Note – TheFa.com [4] gives different times for the England goals in the match against Wales.

Honours[edit]

Competition Winner
FA Cup Clapham Rovers (1)

Notes = Number in parentheses is the times that club has won that honour. * indicates new record for competition

References[edit]

  1. ^ Report on Scotland v England match. London Hearts Supporters Club. Retrieved 19 June 2013
  2. ^ Scotland v England, 13 March 1880. 11v11.com. Retrieved 28 June 2013. Archived 2013-06-30.
  3. ^ Wales v England, 15 March 1880. 11v11.com. Retrieved 28 June 2013
  4. ^ "England senior team archive". thefa.com. Archived from the original on 29 October 2007. 

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