Newcastle United v Blackpool, 16 January 1897

Score4-1 to Newcastle United
CompetitionLeague Division Two
VenueSt James Park
Attendance8,000

4 Newcastle United

Goals:

James Collins G
John Auld G
Dick Smellie G
Willie Wardrope G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Charlie Watts
Full back John White
Left back Tom Stewart
Centre half Andy Aitken
Centre half John Auld
Centre half Jack Ostler
Outside left Willie Wardrope
Centre forward Dick Smellie
Inside right James Collins
Inside right John Connell
Inside left James Stott

Starting lineup: