1885–86 in English football

The 1885–1886 season was the 15th season of competitive football in England.

National team

England were joint winners of the 1886 British Home Championship with Scotland.

Date Venue Opponents Score* Comp England scorers
13 March 1886 Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast (A)  Ireland 6–1 BHC Benjamin Spilsbury (Cambridge University) (4), Tinsley Lindley (Cambridge University) & Fred Dewhurst (Preston North End)
27 March 1886 (Second) Hampden Park, Glasgow (A)  Scotland 1–1 BHC Tinsley Lindley (Cambridge University) (35 mins)
29 March 1886 Racecourse Ground, Wrexham (A)  Wales 3–1 BHC George Brann (Swifts), Fred Dewhurst (Preston North End) & Andrew Amos (Old Carthusians)

* England score given first


Note – see Talk page re query on goalscorers against Wales.



Competition Winner
FA CupBlackburn Rovers (3)

Notes = Number in parentheses is the times that club has won that honour. * indicates new record for competition

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