1881–82 in English football

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Football in England
Men's football
FA CupOld Etonians
1880–81 England 1882–83

The 1881–1882 season was the 11th season of competitive football in England.

National team[edit]

England played Ireland for the first time. Their 13–0 victory is still the team's largest ever win.

Date Venue Opponents Score* Comp England scorers Scotland/Wales scorers
18 February 1882 Bloomfield, Belfast (A)  Ireland 13–0[1] F Howard Vaughton (Aston Villa) (5), Arthur Brown (Aston Villa) (4),
James Brown (Blackburn Rovers) (2), Charles Bambridge (Swifts) & Henry Cursham (Notts County)
11 March 1882 Hampden Park, Glasgow (A)  Scotland 1–5[2][3] F Howard Vaughton (Aston Villa) (35 mins) George Ker (2), R McPherson, William Harrower, John L Kay
13 March 1882 Racecourse Ground, Wrexham (A)  Wales 3–5[4] F Billy Mosforth (The Wednesday) (30 mins), Edward Hagarty Parry (Old Carthusians) (35 mins) & Henry Cursham (Notts County) (48 mins) Alfred Jones (o.g.), William Pierce Owen (2), John R Morgan, John Vaughan

* England score given first

This match constituted Ireland's international debut


  • H = Home match
  • A = Away match
  • F = Friendly


Competition Winner
FA Cup Old Etonians (2)

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


  1. ^ Ireland v England, 18 February 1882. 11v11.com. Retrieved 5 July 2013
  2. ^ Scotland v England, 11 March 1882. 11v11.com. Retrieved 5 July 2013
  3. ^ Report on Scotland v England match. London Hearts Supporters Club. Retrieved 20 June 2013
  4. ^ Wales v England, 13 March 1882. 11v11.com. Retrieved 5 July 2013

External links[edit]

  • "Report on Ireland v England match on thefa.com". thefa.com.[dead link]
  • Report on Scotland v England match on thefa.com[dead link]
  • "Report on Wales v England match on thefa.com". thefa.com. Archived from the original on 2007-10-29.