Isle of Wight 1898/99

League 1898/99

NB: first ever edition; start: Oct 17

First Division: 10 participating clubs  (champions: East Cowes Victoria Athletic AFC)

Second Division: 7 participating clubs

IWFA Challenge Cup 1898/99

NB: first ever edition

Final [Mar 22, 1899; Church Litten; att: 1500] 
Ryde                abd Sandown             [abandoned at 1-0] 

NB: Ryde striker William Jones scored the winning goal with a few minutes left;
    he collided with the Sandown goal keeper, who broke some fingers, while Jones
    died two days later from his injuries; Ryde declared that they preferred that
    Sandown should be awarded the game, but Sandown had no wish to have either the
    cup or medals in these circumstances. 


list of champions

list of cup winners

About this document

Source: Toms, Jan: The Isle of Wight Book of Days, 2014.

Prepared and maintained by Hans Schöggl for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Hans Schöggl
Last updated: 8 Oct 2020

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