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Thursday, 3 October 2013

Victorian Soccer Fixtures and Results 1888

1888 is an interesting year. Two Prahran teams compete and Carlton aside, the game seems restricted to the South Yarra/South Melbourne districts.

Teams

  • Melbourne Rovers
  • Prahran
  • Prahran Rovers
  • South Melbourne
  • Carlton

Wednesday 18 April

The Argus published the following list of fixtures:
ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION
The following fixtures for the George and George Challenge Cup, of the Anglo-Australian Football Association have been arranged: -
May 5, Melbourne
Rovers v Prahran;
12, South Melbourne v Carlton,
19, Prahran Rovers v Melbourne Rovers, 26, Prahran v South Melbourne
June 2 - Carlton v Prahran
Rovers, 9 South Melbourne v Melbourne Rovers, 16, Prahran v Carlton 23, Prahran Rovers v South Melbourne, 30, Melbourne Rovers v Carlton
Julv
7, Prahran Rovers v Prahran,
14 and 21, reserved for New South Wales matches,
2
8, to end of season
for the Beaney Cup competitions. The Argus 18 April 1888 p 4

Saturday 12 May
South Melbourne 2 Carlton 3 at South Melbourne Cricket Ground (George and George Cup) (Carlton goal disputed and protest upheld forcing a replay)
Saturday 19 May
South Melbourne 1 Carlton 1 at South Melbourne Cricket Ground (George and George Cup)
Saturday 26 May
Prahran 2 South Melbourne 0 at East Melbourne Cricket Ground (George and George Cup)
Saturday 2 June
Prahran v Carlton at Middle Park
Saturday 9 June
South Melbourne 6 Melbourne Rovers 2 at South Melbourne Cricket Ground (George and George Cup)
Saturday 30 June
Carlton 4 Melbourne Rovers 1 at South Melbourne Cricket Ground (George and George Cup)
South Melbourne 4 All Comers 1 at Middle Park
Tuesday 24 July
Joadja 5 Victoria 2 at Joadja, near Mittagong
Saturday 28 July
NSW 1 v Victoria 2 at Association Cricket Ground, Sydney
Thursday 2 August
Victoria 3 Combined Newcastle 1 at Newcastle
Saturday 18 August
Carlton 4 Melbourne Rovers 0 at South Melbourne Cricket Ground (Beaney Cup)
Carlton v South Melbourne was played on a later date

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