1880–81 in English football

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The 1880–1881 season was the tenth season of competitive football in England.

International matches[edit]

England played their first home match outside London when they hosted Wales at Alexandra Meadows in Blackburn.

Date Venue Opponents Score* England scorers Scotland/Wales scorers
26 February 1881 Alexandra Meadows, Blackburn  Wales 0–1[1] John Vaughan
12 March 1881 Kennington Oval, London  Scotland 1–6[2] Charles Bambridge (Swifts) (64 mins) David Hill, Edgar Field (own goal), George Ker (2), Dr John Smith (2)

* England score given first


Competition Winner
FA Cup Old Carthusians (1)

Notes = Number in parentheses is the times that club has won that honour. * indicates new record for competition


  1. ^ England v Wales, 26 February 1881. 11v11.com. Retrieved 28 June 2013. Archived 30 June 2013.
  2. ^ Report on England v Scotland match. London Hearts Supporters Club. Retrieved 20 June 2013

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