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Saturday, 4 April 1925
Home International Championship 1924-25 (37th) Match

Scotland 2 England 0 [1-0]
 

Hampden Park, Kinghorn Drive, Mount Florida, Glasgow
Attendance: 92,000; Receipts: £6,300;
Kick-off 3.00pm BST

Match Summary
Scotland Squad

England Squad

Scotland - Hughie Gallacher (received the ball from Morton and swung away to the right, drove in a twenty yard shot 36, Jackson rounded Wadsworth but tackled by Pym, the spare ball fell to Gallacher who shot into an empty net 86)
Results 1919-30

Scotland won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Scotland

Type

England

Referee - Arthur Ward
Kirkham, Lancashire, England

Linesmen - Charles Wreford-Brown, 58 (9 October 1866), and A.G. Adamson.

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Scotland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 5th to 4th
Colours: Dark blue shirts with white collars, white shorts
Capt: David Morris Selectors: The Scottish Football Association Selection Committee, of seven members, chosen, following the inter-league match, on Thursday, 26 March 1925.
Scotland Lineup
  Harper, William 28 19 January 1897 G Hibernian FC 9 6 GA
  McStay, William 30 21 April 1894 RB Glasgow Celtic FC 5 0
  McCloy, Philip 28 19 April 1896 LB Ayr United FC 2 0
  Meiklejohn, David D. 24 12 December 1900 RH Glasgow Rangers FC 5 2
  Morris, David 25 21 August 1899 CH Raith Rovers FC 6 1
  McMullan, James 30 26 March 1895 LH Partick Thistle FC 7 0
  Jackson, Alexander S. 19 12 May 1905 OR Aberdeen FC 3 0
  Russell, William F. 23 6 December 1901 IR Airdrieonians FC 2 0
Gallacher, Hugh K. 22 2 February 1903 CF Airdrieonians FC 4 5
  Cairns, Thomas 34 30 October 1890 IL Glasgow Rangers FC 8 1
  Morton, Alan L. 31 24 April 1893 OL Glasgow Rangers FC 14 2

reserves:

Phil McCloy (Ayr United FC), replaced Hutton.

team notes:

The original back line was John Hutton (Aberdeen FC) and McStay on the left. Phil McCloy was brought in to play on the left, with McStay swapping sides. Hutton was given doctor's orders not to play.
This is the first time in thirty years that Scotland have fielded an entire home-based team against England. The Scottish Selectors gave no reason as to their decision.
 
2-3-5 Harper -
Hutton, McStay -
Meiklejohn, Morris, McMullan -
Jackson, Russell, Gallacher, Cairns, Morton

Averages:

Age 26.7 Appearances/Goals 5.9 0.8

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 7th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Sam Wadsworth, second captaincy Selectors: The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following the inter-league match, on Monday, 30 March 1925.
112th match, W 74 - D 22 - L 16 - F 343 - A 109.
England Lineup
  Pym, Richard H. 32 2 February 1893 G Bolton Wanderers FC 2 4 GA
  Ashurst, William 30 4 May 1894 RB Notts County FC 5 0
  Wadsworth, Samuel J. 28 13 September 1896 LB Huddersfield Town AFC 7 0
  Magee, Thomas P. 25 12 May 1899 RH West Bromwich Albion FC 4 0
  Townrow, John E. 24 28 March 1901 CH Clapton Orient FC 1 0
  Graham, Leonard 23 20 August 1901 LH Millwall Athletic FC 2 0
  Kelly, Robert 31 16 November 1893 OR Burnley FC 11 6
  Seed, James M. 30 25 March 1895 IR Tottenham Hotspur FC 5 1
  Roberts, Frank 31 3 April 1894 CF Manchester City FC 3 2
  Walker, William H. 27 29 October 1897 IL Aston Villa FC 11 7
  Tunstall, Frederick E. 24 29 March 1901 OL Sheffield United FC 7 0

reserves:

Harry Healless (Blackburn Rovers FC) and Jack Elkes (Tottenham Hotspur FC)
 
2-3-5 Pym -
Ashurst, Wadsworth -
Magee, Townrow, Graham -
Kelly, Seed, Roberts, Walker, Tunstall.

Averages:

Age 27.7 Appearances/Goals 5.3 1.5

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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