1883–84 in English football

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The 1883–84 season was the 13th season of competitive football in England.

Overview[edit]

1883–1884 saw the world's first international tournament begin. The British Home Championship pitted the UK's four national teams (England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland) against each other in a league competition in which each played the other three once. Scotland won the first contest with England finishing second.

National team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score* Comp England scorers Other scorers
23 February 1884 Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast (A)  Ireland 8–1[1] BHC Henry Cursham (Notts County) (3), Edward Johnson (Stoke) (2), Charles Bambridge (Swifts) (2) & Arthur Bambridge (Swifts) William BR McWha
15 March 1884 (First) Cathkin Park, Glasgow (A)  Scotland 0-1[2][3] BHC Dr John Smith
17 March 1884 Racecourse Ground, Wrexham (A)  Wales 4–0[4] BHC William Bromley-Davenport (Oxford University) (7 & 85 mins),
Norman Bailey (Clapham Rovers) (75 mins) & Billy Gunn (Notts County) (90 mins)

* England score given first

Key

Honours[edit]

Competition Winner
FA Cup Blackburn Rovers (1)

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ireland v England, 23 February 1884. 11v11.com. Retrieved 4 July 2013. Archived 2013-07-11.
  2. ^ Scotland v England, 15 March 1884. 11v11.com. Retrieved 4 July 2013
  3. ^ Report on Scotland v England match. London Hearts Supporters Club. Retrieved 4 July 2013
  4. ^ Wales v England, 17 March 1884. 11v11.com. Retrieved 4 July 2013

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