Talk:1895 World Championship (football)

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Should there be a link to the page on Renton FC being world club championship champions in the 19th centruy. Here is the website. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renton_F.C. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Roryfyfesmith (talkcontribs) 15:08, 26 November 2013 (UTC)


These are the 5 WC matches:

13-8-1887  Hibernian FC-Preston North End         2-1 WC.  Edinburgh
19-5-1888  Renton FC Glasgow-West Bromwich Albion 4-1 WC.  Glasgow
27-4-1895  Hearts of Midlothian-Sunderland FC     3-5 WC.  Edinburgh
 9-9-1901  Tottenham Hotspur-Hearts of Midlothian 0-0 WC.  London
 4-1-1902  Hearts of Midlothian-Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 WC.  Edinburgh

DF — Preceding unsigned comment added by 151.75.47.15 (talk) 00:58, 29 December 2013 (UTC)

Should the article be made bigger and more general[edit]

It's amazing this article is here and obviously it should be here, at the time those games were the biggest club level international games.

The issue is, not only Sunderland won it. Those kind of games were also won by Renton, Hearts, and probably more clubs. Shouldn't it be better to turn this article into an article about all those games? What should be the name then? 2.124.1.232 (talk) 20:42, 8 January 2014 (UTC)

An article on World Championship (football), which is currently a redirect to that match (but should probably be a disambiguation page at the moment!) would be appropriate, stating who organised the matches, how they came about, how long they ran for etc. There could then potentially be a separate article on each match. All would need sourcing, however! --Super Nintendo Chalmers (talk) 12:41, 10 January 2014 (UTC)