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1897/98 MIDLAND LEAGUE FINAL TABLE

  P W D L F A Pts
1 Mexborough Town 22 15 3 4 53 30 33
2 Barnsley St Peters 22 14 3 5 47 29 31
3 Chesterfield Town 22 11 7 4 54 23 29
4 ILKESTON TOWN 22 9 6 7 37 39 24
5 Burslem Port Vale 22 10 3 9 46 32 23
6 Rushden Town 22 9 5 8 35 44 23
7 Kettering 22 7 5 10 19 28 19
8 Long Eaton Rangers 22 7 5 10 26 44 19
9 Glossop North End 22 8 2 12 41 47 18
10 Doncaster Rovers 22 5 6 11 33 35 16
11 Burton Wanderers 22 5 6 11 31 44 16
12 Wellingborough Town 22 5 3 14 21 48 13


1897/98 MIDLAND LEAGUE RESULTS
DATE OPPONENTS RESULT SCORERS
SEP 4 Kettering W3-0 ACKROYD 2, BURKE
SEP 11 WELLINGBOROUGH TOWN W3-0 DUNN, BURKE, PEACE
SEP 18 GLOSSOP NORTH END W4-1 BURKE 3, DUNN
SEP 25 Barnsley St Peters W3-1 DRAPER, DUNN, BURKE
OCT 9 Wellingborough Town D1-1 BURKE
OCT 16 BARNSLEY ST PETERS L2-3 ACKROYD, DUNN
OCT 21 KETTERING D0-0
OCT 23 LONG EATON RANGERS W1-0 ACKROYD
NOV 6 Burslem Port Vale L0-4
NOV 27 Long Eaton Rangers D1-1 BURKE
DEC 4 Glossop North End L1-3
JAN 1 Mexborough Town L0-6
JAN 8 CHESTERFIELD TOWN D2-2 ACKROYD 2
JAN 15 Doncaster Rovers W2-1 BURKE, DRAPER
JAN 29 RUSHDEN TOWN L0-3
FEB 12 Chesterfield Town D1-1 ACKROYD
MAR 16 DONCASTER ROVERS W1-0 BURKE
MAR 19 Burton Wanderers D3-3 DAFFERN, DUNN, RAYBOULD
MAR 26 MEXBOROUGH TOWN L3-4 BURKE 2, DUNN
APR 2 Rushden Town L1-4 DAFFERN
APR 9 BURSLEM PORT VALE W2-1 RAYBOULD, BURKE
APR 11 BURTON WANDERERS W3-0 RAYBOULD 2, OG
notes:
jan 8: 8000 gate, largest ever for a league game in ilkeston.
feb 12: 3000 gate.


1897/98 DERBYSHIRE SENIOR LEAGUE RESULTS
DATE OPPONENTS RESULT SCORERS
SEP 30 Matlock Town W4-0 ?, ACKROYD, DRAPER 2
OCT 2 RIDDINGS ST JAMES W5-0 BURKE 3, ACKROYD, DUNN
DEC 28 Chesterfield Town L0-3
FEB 26 Long Eaton Rangers Reserves W2-1 ?, DAFFERN
MAR 12 DERBY COUNTY RESERVES W1-0 BURKE
APR 12 BELPER TOWN W3-2 BURKE 2, ROSE
APR 16 CHESTERFIELD TOWN W2-1 DRAPER, RAYBOULD
APR 23 LONG EATON RANGERS RESERVES W4-0 BURKE, DUNN, DRAPER 2
APR 30 Belper Town D1-1 RAYBOULD
note: ilkeston fielded their first team in the above matches in place of the reserves to supplement their midland league fixtures. their reserve team played in the remaining three matches, at home to matlock town and the away matches at riddings st james and derby county reserves. ilkeston's reserves team record for the season was p12 w9 d1 l2 f32 a11 pts19 and they finished in second place behind chesterfield town.
dec 28: 2000 gate.
apr 16: 2000 gate.


1897/98 FA CUP RESULTS
ROUND DATE OPPONENTS RESULT SCORERS
3QR OCT 30 LANGLEY MILL RANGERS W6-1 DAFFERN 2, BURKE 2, DRAPER 2
4QR NOV 20 Belper Town W2-1 ACKROYD, OG
5QR DEC 11 Long Eaton Rangers L0-2  
notes:
nov 20: goalkeeper william brown carried off on 60 minutes with the score at 1-1, inside left gamble went in goal.
dec 11: long eaton's opener a debatable penalty.


1897/98 DERBYSHIRE SENIOR CUP RESULTS
ROUND DATE OPPONENTS RESULT SCORERS
IR NOV 13 SHEEPBRIDGE W5-1 ACKROYD, GAMBLE, BURKE 2 (1PEN), DUNN
SF MAR 5 CHESTERFIELD TOWN W2-1 BURKE, DRAPER
F APR 8 DERBY COUNTY RESERVES W5-1 BURKE 2, RAYBOULD 2, PEACE
notes:
mar 5: 2000 gate. chesterfield scored inside the first minute and had a goal disallowed before ilkeston equalised.
apr 8: 3000 gate. jimmy burke's powerful opener went straight through the net.