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Results 1872-90

Saturday, 15 March 1884
Home International Championship 1883-84 (1st) Match

Scotland 1 England 0 [1-0]
 

Match Summary
Scotland Squad

England Squad
Team Records

Cathkin Park, Cathcart Road, Crosshill, Glasgow
Attendance: 10,000 to 'nearly 20,000'; Kick-off 3.00pm GMT

Scotland - John Smith ('one of his famous shots, following a Dobson mis-kick' 8).

Scotland won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

 

Officials [umpires and referees are of equal relevance]

Scotland

Type

England

Umpires -
Major Francis A. Marindin
45 (21 May 1838), Weymouth, England (FA President) &
Thomas Lawrie
Scotland (Scottish FA Vice-President).

Referee -
John Sinclair

Belfast, Ireland

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
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  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  
This was apparently the first ever all-ticket football match;

Scotland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: Blue shirts, white shorts
Capt: Charles Campbell Selectors: The Scottish Football Association Selection Committee, chosen following a trial match.
Scotland Lineup
  McAuley, James 23 30 August 1860 G

Dumbarton FC

4 1
1
GA
  Arnott, Walter 22 12 May 1861 B

Queen's Park FC

3 0
  Forbes, John 22 13 January 1862 B

Vale of Leven FC

2 0
  Campbell, Charles 29/30 1854 HB

Queen's Park FC

11 1
  McPherson, John C.M. nk not known HB

Vale of Leven FC

7 0
  Shaw, Francis W. 19 13 December 1864 OR

Pollockshields Athletic FC

1 0
  Anderson, William nk not known IR

Queen's Park FC

4 1
  Lindsay, Joseph 25 13 November 1858 CF

Dumbarton FC

4 1
Smith, Dr. John 28 12 August 1855 CF

Queen's Park FC

10 9
  Christie, Robert M. 18 15 December 1865 IL

Queen's Park FC

1 0
  McKinnon, William N. 24 6 August 1859 OL

Dumbarton FC

3 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

James McAuley played as a forward on his debut, scoring one of the five goals, against Wales, 25 March 1882.
   
2-2-6

McAuley -
Arnott, Forbes -
Campbell, McPherson -
Shaw, Anderson, Lindsay, Smith, Christie, McKinnon.

Averages:

Age 23.3/4 Appearances/Goals 4.5 1.1

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 2nd
Colours: White shirts, navy blue knickerbockers
Capt: Norman Bailey, seventh captaincy. Selectors: The Football Association Committee following trial games, with Secretary Charles W. Alcock having the primary influence, on Thursday, 28 February 1884.
England Lineup
  Rose, William C. 22 1 December 1861 G

Swifts FC

2 2 GA
  Dobson, Alfred T.C. 24 April 1859 RB Notts County FC 3 0
  Beverley, Joseph 27 12 November 1856 LB

Blackburn Rovers FC

2 0
  Bailey, Norman C. 26 23 July 1857 HB

Clapham Rovers FC

11 0
  MacRae, Stuart 28 7 December 1855 CB

Notts County FC & Corinthians FC

5 0
  Wilson, Charles P. 24 12 May 1859 HB

Hendon FC & Corinthians FC

1 0
  Holden, George H. 24 6 October 1859 OR

Wednesbury Old Athletic FC

3 0
  Vaughton, O. Howard 23 9 January 1861 IR Aston Villa FC 4 6
  Bromley-Davenport, William 22 21 January 1862 CF

Old Etonians FC & Oxford University AFC

1 0
  Bambridge, E. Charles 25 30 July 1858 IL

Swifts FC

9 9
  Gunn, William 25 4 December 1858 OL

Notts County FC

1 0

reserves:

James Forrest (left half-back).

team notes:

The only change from the original line up was Gunn coming in for Harry Cursham (Notts County FC).
Norman Bailey extends his record caps tally.
The oldest England team thus far.
   
2-3-5 Rose -
Dobson, Beverley -
Bailey, MacRae, Wilson -
Holden, Vaughton, Bromley-Davenport, Bambridge, Gunn.

Averages:

Age 24.6 Appearances/Goals 3.8 1.4

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

England Football Factbook: Cris Freddi
TheFA.com
Scottish Football Association
London Hearts
original newspaper reports
England Expects: James Corbett
ScottishSportHistory: Andy Mitchell
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