Southern League Division One
Saturday, January 9, 1897

Swindon Town Tottenham Hotspur
J.Murray (??')
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  2,000   Referee:  T.W. Saywell


1
COOK
2
SHUTT
3
MUNRO
4
HOPEWELL
5
ANDREWS
6
BOGGIE
7
RICHARDSON
8
HALLAM
9
PALMER
10
MURRAY
11
EDWARDS
1
AMBLER
2
BURROWS
3
MONTGOMERY
4
DEVLIN
5
MAIR
6
CRUMP
7
MCELHANEY
8
ALLEN
9
NEWBIGGING
10
CLEMENTS
11
PAYNE

Lineups
 
Jimmy COOK
                 
Charlie AMBLER
 
 
Jack SHUTT
                 
Lycurgus BURROWS
 
 
Jimmy MUNRO
                 
Jack MONTGOMERY
 
 
Bob HOPEWELL
                 
Jimmy DEVLIN
 
 
Babe ANDREWS
                 
James MAIR
 
 
Alec BOGGIE
                 
Harry CRUMP
 
 
Georgie RICHARDSON
                 
view STFC profileRalph MCELHANEY
 

 
Jack HALLAM  
                 
Jimmy ALLEN
 

 
George PALMER
                 
Willie NEWBIGGING
 
 
Joey MURRAY
               
Bob CLEMENTS
 
 
Albie EDWARDS
                 
Ernie PAYNE
 













Results on Saturday, January 9, 1897: League Table

 
  Gravesend United 5 - 2 Wolverton London and North Western Railway  
  Millwall Athletic 1 - 0 Chatham  
  Swindon Town 1 - 0 Tottenham Hotspur  

Table as at Saturday, January 9, 1897:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Southampton St. Mary's 9 9 0 0 35 8 4.38 18 
2 Millwall Athletic 10 7 2 1 35 13 2.69 16 
3 Chatham 13 7 1 5 32 21 1.52 15 
4 Tottenham Hotspur 12 6 1 5 26 18 1.44 13 
5 Gravesend United 9 4 2 3 18 16 1.13 10 
6 Reading 8 4 0 4 11 25 0.44
7 Sheppey United 8 3 1 4 17 18 0.94
8 Northfleet 9 2 3 4 12 16 0.75
9 Swindon Town 11 3 1 7 20 30 0.67
10 New Brompton 8 2 1 5 17 22 0.77
11 Wolverton London and North Western Railway 11 1 0 10 12 48 0.25

* Royal Ordnance Factories's record expunged. .

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