Match detailsEdit

Sat 24 Oct 1896
Fulham 1898 Fulham (0) 0-8 (4) Stanley Unknown Craven Cottage, Fulham , London
Reed Soccerball pen' Soccerball Soccerball Soccerball
Osbaldeston Soccerball Soccerball
Stubbs Soccerball
unknown Soccerball
Fulham home (1896-1900)


Flag of England FULHAM:
GK 1 Flag of England Johnny May
RB 2 Flag of England Henry Shrimpton
LB 3Flag of England Ted Humphries
RH 4 Flag of England Herbert Jackson
CH 5 Flag of England Harry Johnson
LH 6Flag of England Alec Frame
OR 7 Flag of England Will Robertson
IR 8Flag of England Eddie Witheridge
CF 9Flag of England Jimmy Lindsey
IL 10Flag of England Abon Sermon
OL 11Flag of England Freddie Hollands
Fulham 0-8 Stanley (Lineups)
Stanley home (1896-97)


Flag of England STANLEY:
GK 1 Flag of England Albert Maile
RB 2Flag of England E Powell Captain Symbol
LB 3Flag of England John McMorran
RH 4 Flag of England R Stubbs
CH 5 Flag of England CE White
LH 6 Flag of England H Williams
OR 7 Flag of England Johnny Pask
IR 8 Flag of England J Arnott
CF 9 Flag of England C Ward
IL 10 Flag of England Wally Reed
OL 11 Flag of England Thomas Osbaldeston

Man of the Match:
Assistant referees:


  • Johnny May temporarily kicked out of club by Horace Wilkins after an incredibly rare poor performance from the goalkeeper. May had previously protested about the pitch conditions at half-time but to no avail.
  • Johnny May concedes a penalty kick for the first time in his career
1896-97 season
London League Division Two:
Brentford (a)Stanley (h)Brentford (h)Harrow (h)Forest Swifts (a)Hammersmith (a)Forest Swifts (h)
West Croydon (a)Harrow (a)QPR (h)Stanley (a)Bromley (a)Bromley (h)Hammersmith (h)
West Croydon (h)QPR (a)
FA Cup:
2nd Qualifying Round: Swanscombe (a)
Middlesex Senior Cup:
1st Qualifying Round: Minerva (h)2nd Qualifying Round: Enfield (h)1st Round: London Welsh (h)2nd Round: Ealing (h)
London Senior Cup:
1st Qualifying Round: Woodford (a)