Newcastle United v Burton Swifts, 27 March 1897

Score2-1 to Newcastle United
CompetitionLeague Division Two
VenueSt James Park
Attendance4,000
Thomas Blythe made his one and only appearance after joining from Durham University.

2 Newcastle United

1 Burton Swifts

Goals:

Malcolm Lennox G
Thomas Blyth G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Charlie Watts
Full back John White
Left back Tom Stewart
Centre half Jack Ostler
Centre half Andy Aitken
Left half George Adams
Outside left Willie Wardrope
Outside right Malcolm Lennox
Centre forward Thomas Blyth
Inside right John Connell
Inside left James Stott

Starting lineup: