Newcastle United v Woolwich Arsenal, 23 January 1897

Score2-0 to Newcastle United
CompetitionLeague Division Two
VenueSt James Park
Attendance6,000

2 Newcastle United

Goals:

Andy Aitken G
John Auld G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

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

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper John Leather
Full back Finlay Sinclair
Left back John Caldwell
Half back James Boyle
Outside left John Russell
Outside left Francis McAvoy
Outside right James Brock
Outside right Gavin Crawford
Centre forward Thomas George Meade
Inside left Patrick O'Brien