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32 vs. Wales

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34 vs. Ireland

Saturday, 17 March 1888
Home International Championship 1887-88 (5th) Match

Scotland 0 England 5 [0-4]

Match Summary
Scotland Squad

England Squad
Team Records

Hampden Park, Crosshill, Glasgow
Attendance: 16,000; Kick-off 3:49pm GMT.

England - George Haworth ('placing the ball neatly...from a corner' 30), Dennis Hodgetts ('swift low shot from another corner' 31), Fred Dewhurst ('header' 40, 'an impossible shot to save' 49), John Goodall ('from a Dewhurst free-kick' 43);
The Sheffield and Rotherham Independent states that Howarth (Accrington) placed the ball neatly, following a corner kick. The Sunderland Daily Echo states that Howarth scored for England. The Nottingham Evening Post says that England scored first, by the aid of Howarth.
Results 1872-90

England won the toss, Scotland kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

 
Officials [umpires and referees are of equal relevance]

Scotland

Type

England

Umpires -
A. McKennedy
Scottish FA President &
Morton Peto Betts
40 (30 August 1847), Middlesex, Old Harrovians FC.

Referee -
John Sinclair

31/32 (1856), Belfast, Ireland (Irish FA)

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

Scotland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: Blue shirts, white shorts
Capt: Donald Gow Selectors: The Scottish Football Association Selection Committee, chosen, following a trial match, on Friday, 24 February 1888.
Scotland Lineup
  Lindsay, John nk not known G

Renton FC

1 5 GA
  Arnott, Walter 26 12 May 1861 B

Queen's Park FC

9 0
  Gow, Donald R. 20 8 February 1868 B

Glasgow Rangers FC

1 0
  Kelso, Robert R. 22 2 October 1865 HB

Renton FC

6 0
  Kelly, James 22 15 October 1865 HB

Renton FC

1 0
  Keir, Leitch 26 22 June 1861 HB

Dumbarton FC

5 1
  Hamilton, Alexander 22 24 July 1865 OR

Queen's Park FC

4 0
  Berry, William H. 20 20 August 1867 IR

Queen's Park FC

1 0
  Sellar, William 21 21 September 1866 CF

Battlefield FC

5 0
  McCall, James 23 2 March 1865 IL

Renton FC

4 2
  Lambie, John A. 19 18 December 1868 OL

Queen's Park FC

3 1

reserves:

reserves not known
 
2-3-5 Lindsay -
Arnott, Gow -
Kelso, Kelly, Keir -
Hamilton, Berry, Sellar, McCall, Lambie

Averages:

Age 22.1 Appearances/Goals 3.6 0.4

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 2nd
Colours: White shirts, navy blue knickerbockers
Capt: Tinsley Lindley, second captaincy. Selectors: The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, on Saturday, 10 March 1888 at The Oval, Kennington, following trial games.
2nd match, W 2 - D 0 - L 0 - F 10 - A 1.
England Lineup
  Moon, William R. 19 27 June 1868 G

Old Westminsters FC & Corinthians FC

2 1 GA
  Walters, Percy M. 24 30 September 1863 RB

Old Carthusians FC & Corinthians FC

8 0
  Howarth, Robert H. 22 20 June 1865 LB Preston North End FC 3 0
Haworth, George 23 17 October 1864 RH

Accrington FC

4 1
  Allen, Harry 22 19 January 1866 CH

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

2 0
  Holden-White, Cecil H. 27 3 November 1860 LH

Swifts FC & Corinthians FC

2 0
  Woodhall, George 24 5 September 1863 OR

West Bromwich Albion FC

2 1
Goodall, John 24 19 June 1863 IR Preston North End FC 2 1
  Lindley, Tinsley 22 27 October 1865 CF

Nottingham Forest FC, Cambridge University AFC & Corinthians FC

8 9
Dewhurst, Frederick 24 16 December 1863 IL

Preston North End FC & Corinthians FC

7 10
Hodgetts, H. Dennis 24 28 November 1863 OL

Aston Villa FC

2 1

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

James Forrest (Blackburn Rovers FC) withdrew from the line-up, replaced by Cecil Holden-White.
 
2-3-5 Moon -
Walters, Howarth -
Haworth, Allen, Holden-White -
Woodhall, Goodall, Lindley, Dewhurst, Hodgetts

Averages:

Age 23.2 Appearances/Goals 3.8 1.6

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

England Football Factbook: Cris Freddi
TheFA.com
Scottish Football Association
London Hearts
original newspaper reports
England Expects: James Corbett
FA Yearbooks 1950-60
ScottishSportHistory: Andy Mitchell
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