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3 vs. Scotland



Unofficial Results

Saturday, 19 November 1870,
International friendly

England 1 Scotland 0
there is no half-time score

Match Summary
England Squad
Scotland Squad

The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London
Attendance: 650; Kick-off: 3.00pm London Time

England - Robert Walker (78).

England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials [umpires and referees are of equal relevance] Played according to Football Association rules.
Umpires -
Morton Peto Betts (England)
Alexander Morten
(Scotland)
-
Andy Mitchell's First Elevens, page 27/28.
Notes: The English Selection Commitee (all club captains) had 28 players to chose from, of those that failed to make the final XI were HJ Lake, SR Tatham, CC Harvey, HS King, EE Royds and WB Harrop. The Scots struggled to find a starting eleven, up until the morning of the match, John Inglis was refused permission to play, his place went to Primrose. William Baillie-Hamilton did not turn up and his place went to Bailey.

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours: not known
Capt: Charles W. Alcock Coach: None; team selection by CW Alcock, AJ Baker, D Allport, RH Birkett, M Jutsum, JP Tatham, JH Giffard, PPV Turner, J Cockerell and MP Betts. RW Willis was unavailable to be a part of the final selector's process.
England Lineup
  Alcock, Charles William 27 2 December 1842 -

Wanderers FC, Harrow Pilgrims FC & Upton Park FC

- -
  Baker, Alfred Joseph 24 10 February 1846 - Wanderers FC & No Names FC - -
  Carter, Thomas Nevile 19 d.o.b. n/k, but christened
16 September 1851
B Cambridge University FC - -
  Cockerell, John 24 22 November 1845 B

Brixton Club & Barnes Club

- -
  Crake, William Parry 18 11 February 1852
Born in India
-

Wanderers FC & Harrow Chequers FC

- -
  Hooman, Thomas Charles 19 28 December 1850 -

Wanderers FC & Old Carthusians FC

- -
  Lubbock, Edgar 23 22 February 1847 B

Wanderers FC & Old Etonians FC & West Kent FC

- -
  Paton, Walter Boldero 17 19 April 1853 -

Harrow Chequers FC

- -
  Preston, Henry Jacob 19 15 September 1851 -

Cambridge University FC

- -
  Vidal, Robert Walpole Sealy 17 3 September 1853 -

Wanderers FC & Westminsters School FC

- -
Walker, Robert Sandilands Frowd 20 13 May 1850 -

Clapham Rovers FC

- -
   

formation not known

 

Averages (Starting XI):

Age 20.6 Appearances/Goals - -

 

Scotland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;

Colours: not known
Capt: James Kirkpatrick Coach: None; team selection by Arthur Kinnaird and James Kirkpatrick, from London-based teams.
Scotland Lineup
  Kirkpatrick, James 28 22 March 1841
Born in Canada
G

Civil Service FC & Wanderers FC, both England

- -
  Kinnaird, Arthur Fitzgerald 23 16 February 1847
Born in London
B

Wanderers FC & Old Etonians FC, both England

- -
  Crawford, Robert Erskine Wade 18 5 September 1852
Born in Jersey
-

Harrow Chequers FC, England

- -
  Primrose, Henry William 24 22 August 1846 -

Civil Service FC, England

- -
  Nepean, Charles Edward Burroughs 19 5 February 1851
Born in London
B

Oxford University FC & Old Carthusians FC, both England

- -
  Hogg, Quintin 25 14 February 1845 -

Wanderers FC, England

- -
  Lindsay, William 22 3 August 1847
Born in India
-

Rochester Club, Civil Service FC & Old Wykehamists FC, all England

- -
  Congreve, Galfrid Francis 21 16 July 1849 -

No club

- -

Not an Old Rugbeian. He never attended Rugby School, probably a reference to his playing preference.

  Smith, Robert 22 1 May 1848 - Queen's Park FC & South Norwood FC, England - -
Bailey, William Heap 23 28 February 1847
Born in
Derbyshire
-

Civil Service FC & Upton Park FC, both England

- -
  Kennedy, Gilbert George 26 9 May 1844
Born in Bath
-

Wanderers FC, England

- -
   

formation not known

 

Averages (Starting XI):

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

Mitchell, Andy, First Elevens: The Birth of International Football (Andy Mitchell Media, Scotland 2012)
Warsop, Keith,
The Early F.A Cup Finals and the Southern Amateurs (Tony Brown).
Shaoul, Mark & Tony Williamson, Forever England: A History of the National Side, pp. 11-12 (Tempus Publishing Ltd, Stroud, Gloucestershire 2000).
Lamming, Douglas, An English Football Internationlists� Who�s Who 1872 � 1988 (Hutton Press Limited, Beverly, North Humberside, U.K., 1990)
LondonHearts.com/Scotland
CricInfo.com
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CG