1880–81 Northwich Victoria F.C. season

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Northwich Victoria
1880–81 season
Welsh Cup Semi Final
Cheshire Senior Cup Winners
Top goalscorer League:
All: Earlam (8)
Home colours

The 1880–81 season was Northwich Victoria's 7th season,[1] however the club was not a member of an organised league and played only challenge matches organised on an ad hoc basis.[2] The club won the Cheshire Senior Cup, then known as the Cheshire County Football Association Challenge Cup, for the second successive season.[3] They also participated in the Welsh Cup for the third time, reaching the semi-final.[4] The side was captained by Matthew Earlam for the 7th successive season. He was also the joint top goalscorer for the season with 8 goals.[5]

First-team squad[edit]

This is the squad who won the Cheshire County Football Association Challenge Cup (Cheshire Senior Cup).[6]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
William Dobell
Alf Atherton
Ted Butterworth
Matthew Earlam
Charles J. Hughes[A]
J. Hitchen
T. Musgrave
George A. Hughes[B]
T. Capper
Fred Russell
W.H. Spruce
George Plant
Fred W. Hughes

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Club Information". Northwich Victoria Football Club. Retrieved 2010-10-28. 
  2. ^ "NVFC Club History 1874–2008". Northwich Victoria F.C. Retrieved 2010-10-14. 
  3. ^ "Northwich Victoria Football Club". NVFC. Retrieved 2010-09-22. [permanent dead link] Records of honours can be accessed by clicking Club Info, Historical Info, Honours.
  4. ^ "Welsh Football Data Archive- Welsh Cup". Welsh Football Data Archive. Retrieved 14 September 2010. 
  5. ^ "Northwich Victoria Football Club". NVFC. Retrieved 2010-09-22. [permanent dead link] Details can be found by clicking Club Info, Historical Info, Famous Players.
  6. ^ "Northwich- Northwich Victoria football team". Picture Cheshire. Retrieved 2010-11-18. 

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