Newcastle United v Aston Villa, 24 March 1906

Score3-1 to Newcastle United
CompetitionLeague Division One
VenueSt James Park
Attendance18,000
Alex Higgins made his debut after moving from Kilmarnock in June 1905. James Kirkcaldy made his debut after moving from Northern Temperance in November 1904.

3 Newcastle United

Goals:

Albert Gosnell G
Ronald Orr G
Jackie Rutherford G

Goals:

William Matthews G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jimmy Lawrence
Full back Andy McCombie
Full back Bill McCracken
Right half Alex Gardner
Centre half Andy Aitken
Half back James Kirkcaldy
Outside left Albert Gosnell
Outside right Jackie Rutherford
Centre forward Sandy Higgins
Centre forward Bill Appleyard
Inside left Ronald Orr

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Billy George
Defender/Centre back Alec Leake
Full back Howard Spencer
Right half Samuel Greenhalgh
Centre half John Boden
Wing half Roland Codling
Wing half William Matthews
Outside right Herbert Kingaby
Centre forward Billy Garraty
Centre forward Harry Hampton
Forward Joseph Walters