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121 vs. Wales
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123 vs. Ireland

Saturday, 10 April 1920
Home International Championship 1919-20 (32nd) Match

England 5 Scotland 4 [2-4]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Scotland Squad

Hillsborough, Owlerton, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire
Attendance: 35,000;
Receipts: £4,283; Kick-off: 3.30pm BST

England - Jack Cock (Wallace got the ball from Kelly and centred for Cock 9), Alf Quantrill (from a Kelly and Wallace combination 15), Bob Kelly (glanced in off the post 57, from a Quantrill cross 73), Fred Morris (laid off by Cock 67)
Scotland - Tom Miller (after good work by Troup 13, poor defending 40), Andrew Wilson (worked away from Pennington and shot at a difficult angle 21), Alex Donaldson (smashed following a run 31)
The Courier reports that Charlie Wallace scored the opening goal, in fact, its pretty adamant about it, "actually scored by Wallace, though every scribe in the country was wrong, some thinking Morris scored and other's that Cock was the marksman."
Results 1919-30

England won the toss, Scotland kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Scotland

Referee - Thomas R. Dougray
Bellshill, Scotland

Linesmen - not known

Thirteen days after this match, England, and the other home nations, would withdraw from FIFA.

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England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 2nd to 1st
Colours: The 1903 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Jesse Pennington, second captaincy Selectors:
In Charge: Mr Morgan-Roberts
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following the inter-league match, on Monday, 29 March 1920.
89th match, W 62 - D 16 - L 11 - F 297 - A 83.
England Lineup
  Hardy, Sam 37 26 August 1882 G Aston Villa FC 21 22 GA
  Longworth, Ephraim 32 2 October 1887 RB Liverpool FC 1 0
  Pennington, Jesse 36 23 August 1883 LB West Bromwich Albion FC 25 0
  Ducat, Andrew 34 16 February 1886 RH Aston Villa FC 5 1
  McCall, Joseph 33 6 July 1886 CH Preston North End FC 4 1
  Grimsdell, Arthur 26 23 March 1894 LH Tottenham Hotspur FC 2 0
  Wallace, Charles W. 35 20 January 1885 OR Aston Villa FC 3 0
Kelly, Robert 26 16 November 1893 IR Burnley FC 1 2
Cock, John G. 26 14 November 1893 CF Chelsea FC 2 2
Morris, Frederick 26 27 August 1893 IL West Bromwich Albion FC 1 1
Quantrill, Alfred E. 23 22 January 1897
in India
OL Derby County FC 2 1

reserves:

Bert Smith (Tottenham Hotspur FC) and Charlie Buchan (Sunderland AFC). Sheffield United FC's Stan Fazackerley replaced Buchan on 8 April as reserve forward.

team notes:

This is England's oldest team, so far, for the third match in a row.
 
2-3-5 Hardy -
Longworth, Pennington -
Ducat, McCall, Grimsdell -
Wallace, Kelly, Cock, Morris, Quantrill

Averages:

Age 30.4 Appearances/Goals 6.1 0.3

 

Scotland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 8th
Colours: Dark blue shirts with white collars, white shorts
Capt: Alec McNair Selectors:
Trainer: W. Struth (Glasgow Rangers FC)
The Scottish Football Association Selection Committee, of seven members, chosen, following the inter-league match, on Wednesday, 30 March 1920. Tom White and John McDowall in charge
Scotland Lineup
  Campbell, Kenneth, injured off temporarily c.75 27 6 September 1892 G Partick Thistle FC 3 6 GA
  McNair, Alexander 36 26 December 1883 RB Glasgow Celtic FC 15 0
  Blair, James 31 11 May 1888 LB The Wednesday FC, England 2 0
  Bowie, James 31 9 July 1888 RH Glasgow Rangers FC 2 0
  Low, Wilfrid L. 35 8 December 1884 CH Newcastle United FC, England 5 0
  Gordon, James E. 31 23 July 1888 LH/G Glasgow Rangers FC 10 0
Donaldson, Alexander P. 29 4 December 1890 OR Bolton Wanderers FC, England 5 1
Miller, Thomas 29 30 June 1890 IR Liverpool FC, England 1 2
Wilson, Andrew N. 24 15 February 1896 CF Dunfermline Athletic FC 3 2
  Paterson, John 23 14 December 1896 IL Leicester City FC, England 1 0
  Troup, Alexander 24 4 May 1895 OL Dundee FC 1 0

reserves:

Rankine

team notes:

Alex Troup was a late replacement for Queen's Park FC's Alan Morton
James Gordon replaced Ken Campbell in goal for five minutes sometime around the 75th minute mark.
 
2-3-5 Campbell -
McNair, Blair -
Bowie, Low, Gordon -
Donaldson, Miller, Wilson, Patterson, Troup.

Averages:

Age 29.1 Appearances/Goals 4.4 0.1

 

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Source Notes

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