Match detailsEdit

Sat 10 Oct 1896
Fulham 1898 Fulham (1) 4-0 (0) Minerva Unknown crest Craven Cottage, Fulham, London
Referee: Mr GA Pearson
Lindsey Soccerball 42'
Sermon Soccerball 70' Soccerball
Witheridge Soccerball
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Following Match

Fulham home (1896-1900)


GK 1Flag of England Johnny May
RB 2Flag of England Henry Shrimpton Captain Symbol
LB 3Flag of England Ted Humphries
RH 4Flag of England Alec Frame
CH 5Flag of England Harry Johnson
LH 6Flag of England Jack Shrimpton
OR 7Flag of England Willie 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
Unknown kit


GK 1Flag of England J McTeare
RB 2Flag of England W Gill
LB 3Flag of England CW Lindsay
RH 4Flag of England A Little
CH 5Flag of England WB Jackson
LH 6Flag of England Walters
OR 7Flag of England Crowther
IR 8Flag of England Exell
CF 9Flag of England JJ Gilchrist
IL 10Flag of England Thorpe
OL 11Flag of England F Faulder



  • This was the first match played at Craven Cottage by the first team - a reserve match had previously taken place

Previous Meeting: Minerva 2-0 Fulham (1891-92 Middlesex Senior Cup 3rd Round Replay) (30 Jan 1892)
Following Meeting: n/a

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)QPR (a)Bromley (a)Bromley (h)Hammersmith (h)West Croydon (h)
FA Cup:
2nd Qualifying Round: Swanscombe (a)
Middlesex Senior Cup:
1st Qualifying Round: Minerva (h)2nd Qualifying Round: Enfield (a)1st Round: London Welsh (a)2nd Round: Ealing (h)
London Senior Cup:
1st Qualifying Round: Woodford (a)