Woolwich Arsenal v Newcastle United, 16 April 1897

Score 5-1 to Woolwich Arsenal
Competition League Division Two
Venue Manor Ground, Plumstead
Attendance 7,000
J. Connell, George Adams and Richard Smellie all made their final appearances.

1 Newcastle United

Goals:

John Caldwell G
James Brock G
Patrick O'Brien G
Patrick O'Brien G
James Boyle G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper William Fairclough
Full back Hugh Cassidy
Left back John Caldwell
Half back James Boyle
Outside left Francis McAvoy
Outside left John Russell
Outside right James Brock
Centre forward Alex Caie
Inside forward Adam Haywood
Inside left Patrick O'Brien

Starting lineup:

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

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