September 1871 Match vs Carlton

Saturday September 30 - Melbourne Ground

Melbourne 1
Carlton 0

Match drawn

The match was abandoned with Melbourne 1-0 up after spectators spilled onto the playing arena, making it impossible for the match to continue. Other sources say the Reds had a goal to Thomas disallowed.

To settle the matter of the Challenge Cup the two sides met on neutral ground a week later.

Some sources say the match was played on the MCG proper.

Leader - 07/10/1871

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Friday 21 August 2015 22:32:49 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 4)

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