Eastwood started with ten men but went out with a positive attitude and managed to produce one of their best team performances for a long time against a strong Ilkeston Team. Eastwood went in at half time with a 4-1 lead . Ilkeston were still threatening but Eastwood maintained their discipline and ran out 6-2 winners. Every player put a good shift in so each one got man of match. Credit to Ilkeston who never gave up and played the game in a good sporting manner. Eastwood scorers were Curtis Rigley (2), Freddie Place, Alex Clifton, Finlay Billson and Josh Armstrong. Finlay Haywood and Jack Townsend scored or Ilkeston.
Source: Census of Population, 1860. The region along the north Atlantic Coast, with its extensive development of commerce and industry, had the largest concentration of urban population in the United States; roughly one-third of the population of the nine states defined as the Northeast in Table 2 lived in urban counties. In the South, the picture was very different. Cotton cultivation with slave labor did not require local financial services or nearby manufacturing activities that might generate urban activities. The 11 states of the Confederacy had only 51 urban counties and they were widely scattered throughout the region. Western agriculture with its emphasis on foodstuffs encouraged urban activity near to the source of production. These centers were not necessarily large; indeed, the West had roughly the same number of large and mid-sized cities as the South. However there were far more small towns scattered throughout settled regions of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan than in the Southern landscape.