Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Monday 15 October 1888
Sheffield and Hallamshire Challenge Cup ties
Heeley 3 Kilnhurst 0
This cup tie in the first round for the above cup was decided that she house on Saturday in very fine cold weather. There was a moderate company of spectators
Mexborough 2 Owlerton 1
These teams antagonised at Mexborough on Saturday in the first round of the Sheffield Challenge Cup. The home team had booked but a scratch 11, most of their last year’s first men having deserted them for other clubs.
Minor Cup Ties
Kilnhurst 4 New York Wanderers 2
Played on Saturday at Kilnhurst
Conisborough 1 Wentworth 5
Played on Saturday at Conisborough
Mexborough 2 Meadowhall 1
This match, between two of the strongest minor teams in the Association, took place on Saturday on the ground of the latter. The game was well contested throughout, and the visitors managed to win just before time was called.
Wath 4 Park Grange 0
Played at Wath on Saturday. The visitors won the toss for the first kick-off, and at half-time Wath were one goal to their opponents nil. At the conclusion of the most exciting game scores stood as above.