Mexborough Town 4 Rotherham Town Reserve 1

Pictured in 1907.  Mexborough Town's (L to R):  Billy Biggs, Charlie Tayles, R. McNeil, Rodgers

Abridged version of a long poem about the Montagu Cup final 1904. Full poem at the bottom of the page.

Quite a scrap as a result of an incident in the Montagu Cup final, when the teams met again shortly afterwards (articles from 12th & 15th April 1904)....

Sheffield Daily Telegraph Fri 15th April 1904

Lengthy match report with strange prefixes added to player names - such as Mc or O' as though they are Scottish or Irish

Not in the final...but probably entered the Montagu Cup....

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