Simon Gleave and Jurryt van der Vooren have been tracking down the earliest example of football statistics.
There have been some Twitter exchanges
In response to:
This encouraged me to write a blog post about the game.
Today Jurryt came up with two new leads, one from a Holland v Belgium game in 1935:
and this from De gronwet on 15 January 1936
This second source refers to some French journalists at the Jour newspaper. My brief enquiries suggest this might be a newspaper published in 1933.
I do need to follow up on these leads but I am immensely grateful that Simon and Jurryt are sharing their treasure hunt.