1875 - 1876

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Sheffield FA v. Birmingham FA
1875 - 1876 - Sheffield Wednesday F.C. History
Standing :- WE Clegg, JC Clegg, W Wilkinson, E Bowling, J Morton, R Gregory
Seated :- J Housley, WE England, WH Stacey, W Horton, G Anthony, J Hunter

This is the first photograph of Wednesdsay players (even though they are not playing
for Wednesday at the time of this picture).

This picture is occasionally erroniously described as being a Sheffield Wednesday team and
a Sheffield Club team.

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P W D L F A
Friendlies 11 5 3 3 25 10
Total 11 5 3 3 25 10


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venue att score
First Team
Exchange Brewery Myrtle Road 1-2 L
Spital Myrtle Road 2-2 D Spital were employees of Masons and Sons Tobacco Manufacturers
Broomhall Myrtle Road 0-0 D
Derby Derwent Derby R.C. 3-0 W A return match
Attercliffe Myrtle Road v. large 2-0 W Return match :Attercliffe not at full strength
Heeley Myrtle Road v. large 0-1 L Original match abandoned at 2-0 (Wed had 14 players)- 20 mins each way
Notts Castle Trent Bridge large 1-1 D
Spital Chesterfield 2-1 W Played in front of Mason's factory - 3 Wednesday players didn't turn up
Notts Forest Bramall Lane 1000 9-1 W
Notts Forest Forest Rec sev thsnd 5-0 W Dined at 'Flying Horse'
Clydesdale Kinning Park 15/20000 0-2 L shed roof collapsed with 200 on it - luckily none were seriously hurt.
Second Team
Hallam Sandygate 1-3 L 2nd teams now play 12 a-side
Thurlstone Crystal Palace Thurlstone 3-0 W J Marsh was known as the "Little Wonder" by the villagers
Heeley Meersbrook park 0-3 L
Thurlstone Myrtle Road 3-0
Exchange Brewery Exchange Brewery 0-1
Hallam Myrtle Road 1-1 D
Thurlstone Crystal Palace Myrtle Road 3-0 W Only three-quarters of an hour played after 2 balls burst
Broomhall Ecclesall Road 0-3 L
Heeley Myrtle Road 1-4 L
Third Team
Broomhall Myrtle Road p.p. Broomhall failed to turn up


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