1869 Chronology

1869 Chronology

The Surrey Football Club is existent. It is a Richmond based club named after the Surrey Hotel in Lennox Street.

June 12
Surrey 2
East Melbourne 0
Goals: Hyde, Blair
Richmond Paddock
Surrey defeats East Melbourne two goals to nil in Richmond Paddock (Yarra Park). It is Surrey’s earliest known game. Fred Hyde and ___ Blair are the goal kickers.

July 3
Surrey 1
Carlton United 0
Goal: Hyde
Richmond Paddock

July 24
Surrey 0
Collingwood 2
Richmond Paddock

Sept. 4
Richmond Grammar School defeats the Cremorne United Football Club two goals to one.

Sept. 18
Surrey players leave the field after North Melbourne players dispute the umpire’s decision. Though the game is unfinished North Melbourne will claim it as a win.