1898: Local Football News


At Tyneham on Saturday, teams representing the two schools met. Willie Healey was captain of Warbarrow team, and Francis Willcox of Tyneham. This being a first match, the players were greatly excited. The kick-off was at four p.m., and the first goal was scored by Jesse Cooper, who was loudly cheered. The game terminated with Warbarrow leading by four goals to one. After the match light refreshments were provided by the Rector. Mr. G. Selby was referee.

Published in the Western Gazette, 11 March 1898

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