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1907/08 DERBYSHIRE ALLIANCE

  P W D L F A Pts
1 ILKESTON UNITED 24 18 3 3 62 14 39
2 Derby County Reserves 23 15 6 3 80 27 36
3 Alfreton Town 24 13 6 5 56 27 32
4 Clay Cross Works 24 11 8 5 47 30 30
5 Ripley Athletic 24 14 1 9 66 44 29
6 Ripley Town 24 13 3 8 47 33 29
7 Pinxton Colliery 24 11 4 9 51 45 26
8 Long Eaton St Helens 24 8 5 11 30 41 21
9 South Normanton Colliery 23 8 3 12 44 43 19
10 Belper Town 24 5 7 12 24 48 17
11 Heanor United 24 7 2 15 32 56 14
12 Blackwell Colliery 24 6 2 16 25 56 14
13 Tibshelf Colliery 24 1 3 20 24 128 5
notes: heanor united had points deducted


1907/08 DERBYSHIRE ALLIANCE RESULTS
DATE OPPONENTS RESULT SCORERS
SEP 7 Pinxton Colliery L1-2 J.ELLIS
SEP 21 BELPER TOWN W3-0 GRIFFITHS, ?, HARTLEY
OCT 12 CLAY CROSS WORKS W1-0 GRIFFITHS
NOV 9 RIPLEY ATHLETIC W1-0 GREEN
DEC 7 Derby County Reserves D0-0
DEC 14 South Normanton Colliery W1-0 GREEN
DEC 21 BLACKWELL COLLIERY W4-0 GREEN 3, PALETHORPE
DEC 25 HEANOR UNITED D0-0
JAN 11 ALFRETON TOWN W3-0 ROULSTON (PEN), ROBERTS, G.ELLIS
JAN 18 RIPLEY TOWN W1-0 GREEN
JAN 25 Tibshelf Colliery W8-1 STRINGFELLOW 2, OG, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?
FEB 1 LONG EATON ST HELENS W5-1 GREEN 2, ARTHUR HARRISON, STRINGFELLOW, ROBERTS
FEB 8 Ripley Town W3-1 ROBERTS, KIRK, STRINGFELLOW
FEB 15 Ripley Athletic L2-3 OG, ARTHUR HARRISON
FEB 22 TIBSHELF COLLIERY W10-1 BAKER, WEBSTER, G.ELLIS, ROULSTON, ROBERTS, ARTHUR HARRISON, SADLER, GREEN, SALLIS, LANE
FEB 29 Clay Cross Works D2-2 STRINGFELLOW, ROBERTS
MAR 7 DERBY COUNTY RESERVES L1-2 PUGH
MAR 14 Blackwell Colliery W3-0 G.ELLIS, ARTHUR HARRISON, PUGH
APR 4 PINXTON COLLIERY W4-1 GREEN 2, ROULSTON, PUGH
APR 11 Belper Town W3-0 G.ELLIS, BAKER, SALLIS
APR 17 Heanor United W2-0 KIRK, PUGH
APR 18 Long Eaton St Helens W2-0 KIRK, GREEN
APR 27 SOUTH NORMANTON COLLIERY W1-0 ROBERTS
APR 29 Alfreton Town W1-0 PUGH
notes:
jan 25: ilkeston concede first league goal since the opening day courtesy of an own goal by percy phillips.
feb 22: gale, ball almost permanently at the bottom end of the ground, ilkeston led 1-0 at half time and began the second half with only 5 men as tibshelf equalised, ilkeston's missing 6 returned to complete demolition act with only harry shaw failing to score, 'keeper joe webster spent almost the whole of the second half in tibshelf's half!
apr 29: ilkeston needed only a draw to clinch the title.


1907/08 FA CUP RESULTS
ROUND DATE OPPONENTS RESULT SCORERS
1QR OCT 5 SANDIACRE OLYMPIC W4-1 GREEN, ARHUR HARRISON 2, ROBERTS
2QR OCT 19 BELPER TOWN W2-1 LANE, PALETHORPE
3QR NOV 2 Long Eaton St Helens D0-0
3QRrep NOV 6 LONG EATON ST HELENS W1-0 GREEN
4QR NOV 23 ROTHERHAM TOWN L0-2  


1907/08 DERBYSHIRE DIVISIONAL CUP RESULTS
ROUND DATE OPPONENTS RESULT SCORERS
1R NOV 30 SANDIACRE OLYMPIC W5-0 GREEN 3, PALETHORPE, GRIFFITHS
QF DEC 28 Pinxton Colliery D0-0
QFrep JAN 4 PINXTON COLLIERY W2-1 G.ELLIS, KIRK
SF MAR 21 South Normanton Colliery D0-0
SFrep MAR 28 SOUTH NORMANTON COLLIERY W4-1 KIRK 4
F APR 20 Alfreton Town D0-0
Frep APR 22 Alfreton Town D1-1 ? (PEN)
F2ndrep APR 25 Alfreton Town W3-2aet LEONARD, KIRK, CLIFFORD
notes:
apr 20: played at heanor
apr 22: played at ripley town, matt baker limped off injured in second half leaving ilkeston, winning 1-0, with ten men.
apr 25: played at ripley athletic, sleet and snow, ball at one point got 'lost' in the deep snow on the pitch, sparse crowd, ilkeston twice came from behind.