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78 vs. Wales
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80 vs. Wales

Saturday, 4 April 1903
Home International Championship 1902-03 (20th) Match

England 1 Scotland 2 [1-0]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Scotland Squad
Team Records

Bramall Lane, Highfield, Sheffield, Yorkshire
Attendance: 31,789;
receipts £2525; Kick-off 3.31pm GMT

England - Vivian Woodward ('close in, getting the ball in the net, from a corner' 10)
Scotland - Finlay Speedie ('a Smith corner and a beautiful goal that Baddeley had no chance in stopping' 57), Bobby Walker ('another Smith corner and a sting shot' 59)

Results 1901-14

England won the toss, Scotland kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Scotland

Referee - William Nunnerley
Wales
 
Linesmen - Arthur G. Kingscott, 38/29 (1864), Derby and Captain Robert Main Christie, 37 (15 December 1865), Scotland
  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: White collared jerseys and navy blue shorts
Capt: Bob Crompton, second captaincy Selectors: The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, following the inter-league match, on Wednesday, 25 March 1903.
48th match, W 35 - D 8 - L 5 - F 176 - A 44.
England Lineup
  Baddeley, Thomas 28 2 November 1874 G Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 2 1 GA
  Crompton, Robert 23 26 September 1879 RB Blackburn Rovers FC 5 0
  Molyneux, George 27 31 July 1875 LB Southampton FC 4 0
  Johnson, W. Harrison 27 4 January 1876 RH Sheffield United FC 6 0
  Booth, Thomas E. 28 25 April 1874 CH Everton FC 2 0
  Houlker, Albert E. 30 27 April 1872 LH Portsmouth FC 3 0
  Davis, Harry
 received a serious chest injury
23 November 1879 OR The Wednesday FC 3 1
  Humphreys, Percy 22 3 December 1880 IR Notts County FC 1 0
Woodward, Vivian J. 23 3 June 1879 CF Tottenham Hotspur FC 3 4
  Capes, Arthur J. 28 23 February 1875 IL Stoke FC 1 0
  Cox, John T. 25 21 December 1877 OL Liverpool FC 3 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Aston Villa FC's Joe Bache was the original starting inside-left. He dropped out, suffering from influenza, Arthur Capes his replacement.
   
2-3-5 Baddeley -
Crompton, Molyneux -
Johnson, Booth, Houlker -
Davis, Humphreys, Woodward, Capes, Cox.

Averages:

Age 25.8 Appearances/Goals 3.0 0.4

 

Scotland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 3rd to 2nd
Colours: Dark blue shirts and white shorts
Capt: Alec Raisbeck Selectors: The Scottish Football Association Selection Committee, of seven members, chosen, following the inter-league match, on Wednesday, 25 March 1903.
Scotland Lineup
  Doig, John Edward 36 29 October 1866 G Sunderland AFC, England 5 5 GA
  McCombie, Andrew 26 30 June 1876 RB Sunderland AFC, England 2 0
  Watson, James 25 4 October 1877 LB Sunderland AFC, England 2 0
  Aitken, Andrew 25 27 April 1877 RH Newcastle United FC, England 4 0
  Raisbeck, Alexander G. 24 26 December 1878 CH Liverpool FC, England 5 0
  Robertson, John T. 26 25 February 1877 LH Glasgow Rangers FC 12 1
  Templeton, Robert B. 23 22 June 1879 OR Newcastle United FC, England 3 1
Walker, Robert 24 10 January 1879 IR Hearts of Midlothian FC 10 2
  Hamilton, Robert C. 25 13 May 1877 CF Glasgow Rangers FC 9 12
Speedie, Finlay B. 22 18 August 1880 IL Glasgow Rangers FC 3 2
  Smith, Alexander 26 7 November 1876 OL Glasgow Rangers FC 13 6

reserves:

reserves not known
   
2-3-5 Doig -
McCombie, Watson -
Aitken, Raisbeck, Robertson -
Templeton, Walker, Hamilton, Sppedie, Smith

Averages:

Age 25.6 Appearances/Goals 6.2 2.0

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

England Football Factbook: Cris Freddi
Scottish Football Association
Scotland - The Complete International Record: Richard Keir
London Hearts
original newspaper reports
FA Yearbooks 1950-60
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