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109 vs. Wales
110
111 vs. Ireland

Saturday, 1 April 1911
Home International Championship 1910-11 (28th) Match

England 1 Scotland 1 [1-0]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Scotland Squad
Team Records

Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, Lancashire
Attendance: 38,000 (a record attendance for an international in England);
Kick-off tbc;

England - Jimmy Stewart ('Bache centred for Webb, whose shot was stopped, the ball came to Stewart, who shot hard into the net' 18);
Scotland - Alex Higgins ('headed in from a Smith corner' 88);
Alex Higgins had scored late in the first half. The ball certainly went in and back out into play. Despite vigorous claims, Nunnerley would not allow a goal.

Results 1901-14

England won the toss, Scotland kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Scotland

Referee - William Nunnerley
Wales
 
Linesmen - S.D. Peers, Liverpool and A.M. Robertson, Stenhousemuir, Scottish F.A. President.
  Goal Attempts  
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  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
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  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, thirteenth captaincy Selectors: The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, following the inter-league match, on Monday, 27 March 1911.
77th match, W 56 - D 14 - L 7 - F 269 - A 66.
England Lineup
  Williamson, Reginald G. 26 6 June 1884 G Middlesbrough FC 4 3 GA
  Crompton, Robert 31 26 September 1879 RB Blackburn Rovers FC 32 0
  Pennington, Jesse 27 23 August 1883 LB West Bromwich Albion FC 16 0
  Warren, Benjamin 31 7 May 1879 RH Chelsea FC 22 2
  Wedlock, William J. 30 28 October 1880 CH Bristol City FC 22 1
  Hunt, Rev. Kenneth R.G. 27 24 February 1884 LH Leyton FC 2 0
  Simpson, John 25 25 December 1885 OR Blackburn Rovers FC 3 0
Stewart, James 26 summer 1884 IR Newcastle United FC 3 1
  Webb, George W. 22 summer 1888 CF West Ham United FC 2 1
  Bache, Joseph W. 31 8 February 1880 IL Aston Villa FC 7 4
  Evans, Robert E. 25 19 October 1885 OL Sheffield United FC 3 1

reserves:

Sheffield United FC's Albert Sturgess and Sunderland AFC's George Holley.

team notes:

Bob Crompton extends his tally as England's record cap holder. This is the oldest team that England have fielded thus far, a record broken for the second match in a row.
Ben Warren was injured just before halftime and had to retire, although he rejoined his team for the second half.
   
2-3-5 Williamson -
Crompton, Pennington -
Warren, Wedlock, Hunt -
Simpson, Stewart, Webb, Bache, Evans.

Averages:

Age 27.4 Appearances/Goals 10.5 0.8

 

Scotland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 6th to 5th
Colours: Dark blue shirts and white shorts
Capt: Jimmy Hay Selectors:
Trainer: Bill Struth (Clyde FC)
The Scottish Football Association Selection Committee, of eight members (Messrs. Robertson, Black, Westwater, Campbell, Dodds, McLaughlan, Craig and Brannigan), chosen, following the trial match, on Monday, 27 March 1911.
Scotland Lineup
  Lawrence, James 26 16 February 1885 G Newcastle United FC, England 1 1 GA
  Colman, Donald C. 32 14 August 1878 RB Aberdeen FC 3 0
  Walker, John 26 6 November 1884 LB Swindon Town FC, England 3 0
  Aitken, Andrew 33 27 April 1877 RH Leicester Fosse FC, England 14 0
  Low, Wilfred L. 26 8 December 1884 CH Newcastle United FC, England 2 0
  Hay, James 30 12 December 1880 LB Glasgow Celtic FC 7 0
  Bennett, Alexander 29 20 October 1881 OR Glasgow Rangers FC 10 1
  McMenemy, James 30 23 August 1880 IR Glasgow Celtic FC 7 3
  Reid, William nk not known CF Glasgow Rangers FC 3 1
Higgins, Alexander 22/23 1888 IL Newcastle United FC, England 4 1
  Smith, Alexander 34 7 November 1876 OL Glasgow Rangers FC 20 6

reserves:

Sunderland AFC's Tommy Tait (but his club refused to release him) and Everton FC's Tom Gracie.

team notes:

This is possibly the oldest team England have thus far faced. The resultant age of Billy Reid may bring the average down.
   
2-3-5 Lawrence -
Colman, Walker -
Aitken, Low, Hay -
Bennett, McMenemy, Reid, Higgins, Smith.

Averages:

Age 28.8-9 Appearances/Goals 6.7 1.0

 

    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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