25th February 1899: Stockport 3 Wigan 0
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Stockport 3 Wigan 0 - Saturday 25th February 1899
Venue: Edgeley Park, Stockport
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. Edward Peet, 2. Harry Ball, 3. William Lewis, 4. J.Robinson, 5. John Timoney, 6. Albert Ringwald, 7. Billy Halliwell

WiganlForwards:l

8. Bill Yates, 9. Jack Blackburn, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Elijah Prescott, 12. C.Pennington, 13. Jack Hilton, 14. P.Turner, 15. George Rigby


WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l

(None)

Summary:l

Wigan might have ended their winless streak the previous Saturday against Morecambe but they fell straight back to poor habits with this poor narrow loss away at Stockport.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Oldham

- Played - 24 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 38 -
2nd Place:l

Broughton

- Played - 22 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 36 -
3rd Place:l Salford - Played - 25 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 36 -
4th Place:l Leigh - Played - 25 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 34 -
5th Place:l Swinton - Played - 23 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 30 *
6th Place:l Widnes - Played - 21 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 30 -

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11th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 22 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 17 - Points: - 9 -

*Swinton had 2 points deducted for breaching professional rules.