Arbroath 6
Forfar Athletic 2
Northern League


Arbroath
6 - 2
Forfar 

Northern League
Saturday, February 6th, 1897
Old Gayfield
Attendance: 1,500
3:00 PM Kick-off

Goalscorers
J Guthrie 
Bill Stewart 
Alexander Black 
John Clark 
Bill Stewart 
Bill Stewart 
McFarlane
George Shepherd

Team Managers
Selection Committee
Selection Committee

Starting Eleven
Bill Strachan
John Carrie
Alex Clark
Bill Stewart
Charlie Ford
Charles Mather
Bob McGlashan
Alexander Black
John Clark
J Guthrie
Jim Hutton
Irons
James Janes
Allan Scott
John Cable
Black
Alexander Mann
McFarlane
Gerrard
Bett
Robert Boath
George Shepherd

Match Officials

Peter Simpson (Orion) (Referee)
Alexander Hendry (Arbroath) & James Black (Forfar) (Assistants)




Match Report


Newspaper extract from Arbroath Herald.



Squad Statistics (as at February 6th, 1897)


1896-97 All Time
Age
Bill Strachan (GK)22 5 - 11 -
John Carrie19 14 - 15 -
Alex Clark - 11 - 501
Bill Stewart - 1253511
Charlie Ford18 141141
Charles Mather20 11 - 11 -
Bob McGlashan22 6 - 321
Alexander Black - 8484
John Clark22 1291410
J Guthrie - 104104
Jim Hutton - 1359346






League Table (as at February 6th, 1897)


No league table has been added for this season.