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Saturday, 17 April 1926
Home International Championship 1925-26 (38th) Match

England 0 Scotland 1 [0-1]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Scotland Squad

Old Trafford, Warwick Road North, Stretford, Manchester, Lancashire
Attendance: 49,429
; Receipts: £8,000; Kick-off: 3.00pm GMT

Scotland - Alex Jackson (half-kicked in off the post from a Cunningham cross 37)
Results 1919-30

Scotland won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Scotland

Referee - Thomas R. Dougray
Bellshill, Scotland

Linesmen - Charles Wreford-Brown, 59 (9 October 1866) and not known.
 

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England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 13th to 14th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Billy Walker, second captaincy Selectors:
In charge: Arthur G. Kingscott
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following the inter-league match, on Monday, 12 April 1926.
116th match, W 75 - D 23 - L 18 - F 347 - A 115.
England Lineup
  Taylor, Edward 39 7 March 1887 G Huddersfield Town FC 8 10 GA
  Goodall, F. Roy 23 31 December 1902 RB Huddersfield Town FC 1 0
  Mort, Thomas 28 1 December 1897 LB Aston Villa FC 3 0
  Edwards, Willis 22 28 April 1903 RH Leeds United AFC 2 0
  Hill, John H. 29 2 March 1897 CH Burnley FC 2 0
  Green, George H. 24 2 May 1901 LH Sheffield United FC 3 0
  York, Richard E. 26 25 April 1899 OR Aston Villa FC 2 0
  Puddefoot, Sydney C. 31 17 October 1894 IR Blackburn Rovers FC 2 0
  Harper, Edward C. 24 22 August 1901 CF Blackburn Rovers FC 1 0
  Walker, William H. 27 29 October 1897 IL Aston Villa FC 15 8
  Ruffell, James W. 25 8 August 1900 OL West Ham United FC 1 0

reserves:

Jack Butler (The Arsenal FC) and Jack Elkes (Tottenham Hotspur FC)
 
2-3-5 Taylor -
Goodall, Mort -
Edwards, Hill, Green -
York, Puddefoot, Harper, Walker, Ruffell.

Averages:

Age 27.1 Appearances/Goals 3.6 0.7

 

Scotland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 4th to 2nd
Colours: Dark blue shirts with white collars, white shorts
Capt: Billy McStay Selectors:
Trainer: A Reid (St Mirren FC)
The Scottish Football Association Selection Committee, of seven members, chosen, following the inter-league match, on Monday, 12 April 1926.
Scotland Lineup
  Harper, William 29 19 January 1897 G Arsenal FC, England 11 6 GA
  Hutton, John 27 29 October 1898 RB Aberdeen FC 7 0
  McStay, William 31 21 April 1894 LB Glasgow Celtic FC 8 0
  Gibson, James D. 24 12 June 1901 RH Partick Thistle FC 1 0
  Summers, William 32 14 July 1893 CH St. Mirren FC 1 0
  McMullan, James 31 26 March 1895 LH Manchester City FC, England 9 0
Jackson, Alexander S. 20 12 May 1905 OR Huddersfield Town FC, England 6 1
  Thomson, Alexander 24 14 June 1901 IR Glasgow Celtic FC 1 0
  Gallacher, Hugh K. 23 2 February 1903 CF Newcastle United FC, England 7 8
  Cunningham, Andrew 35 30 January 1891 IL Glasgow Rangers FC 10 5
  Troup, Alexander 30 4 May 1895 OL Everton FC, England 5 0

reserves:

Robert Gillespie (Queen's Park FC) and Tommy McDonald (Newcastle United FC)

team notes:

Jimmy Gibson is the son of Neilly Gibson, who played for Scotland against England between 1895 and 1900.
 
2-3-5 Harper -
Hutton, McStay -
Gibson, Summers, McMullan -
Jackson, Thomson, Gallacher, Cunningham, Troup.

Averages:

Age 27.8 Appearances/Goals 6.0 1.2

 

    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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