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Saturday, 9 April 1932
Home International Championship 1931-32 (44th) Match

England 3 Scotland 0 [1-0]
 

Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, Middlesex
Attendance: 92,180 (a new record for Wembley); Receipts: £18,400;
Kick-off: tbc
Live on National Radio - commentator: George Allison

Match Summary
England Squad

Scotland Squad

England - Tom Waring (Houghton corner into the goalmouth, scrambled through two defenders 36), Bobby Barclay (his cross struck Craig, diverting it past the keeper 79), Sammy Crooks (twelve-yard strike 88)
Results 1930-39

England won the toss, Scotland kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Scotland

Referee - Samuel Thompson
Belfast, Ireland

Linesmen - Thomas R. Dougray, Glasgow and Stanley Ford Rous, Watford, Hertfordshire, 36 (25 April 1895)

Attended by and presented to HRH Duke of Gloucester.

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England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 6th to 5th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys, navy blue or black shorts, black socks with white tops
Capt: Ernie Blenkinsop, second captaincy Selectors: The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following a trial match, on Monday, 4 April 1932.
148th match, W 96 - D 27 - L 25 - F 458 - A 167.
England Lineup
  Pearson, Harold F. 23 7 May 1908 G West Bromwich Albion FC 1 0 GA
  Shaw, George E. 32 13 October 1899 RB West Bromwich Albion FC 1 0
  Blenkinsop, Ernest 29 20 April 1902 LB Sheffield Wednesday FC 22 0
  Strange, Alfred H. 32 2 April 1900 RH Sheffield Wednesday FC 12 0
  O'Dowd, J. Peter 24 26 February 1908 CH Chelsea FC 1 0
  Weaver, Samuel 23 8 February 1909 LH Newcastle United FC 1 0
Crooks, Samuel D. 24 16 January 1908 OR Derby County FC 12 6
Barclay, Robert 25 27 October 1906 IR Sheffield United FC 1 1
Waring, Thomas 25 12 October 1906 CF Aston Villa FC 5 4
  Johnson, Thomas C.F. 30 19 August 1901 IL Everton FC 4 5
  Houghton, W. Eric 21 29 June 1910 OL Aston Villa FC 6 4

reserves:

Lewis Stoker (Birmingham FC) and Teddy Sandford (West Bromwich Albion FC)

team notes:

Goalkeeper Harold Pearson's father was the original selected goalkeeper in England's match against France in May 1923.
 
2-3-5 Pearson -
Shaw, Blenkinsop -
Strange, O'Dowd, Weaver -
Crooks, Barclay, Waring, Johnson, Houghton.

Averages:

Age 26.2 Appearances/Goals 6.0 1.4

 

Scotland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 5th to 6th
Colours: Dark blue shirts with white collars, white shorts
Capt: James Crapnell Selectors:
Trainer: J. Kerr (Glasgow Rangers FC)
The Scottish Football Association Selection Committee, of seven members, chosen, following the inter-league match, on Monday, 4 April 1932.
Scotland Lineup
  Hamilton, Thomas 25/26 1906 G Glasgow Rangers FC 1 3 GA
  Crapnell, James S. 28 4 June 1903 RB Airdrieonians FC 7 0
  Nibloe, Joseph 28 23 November 1903 LB Kilmarnock FC 10 0
  McNab, Colin D. 30 6 April 1902 RH Dundee FC 6 0
  Craig, Allan 28 7 February 1904 CH Motherwell FC 3 0
  Brown, George C.P. 25 7 January 1907 LH Glasgow Rangers FC 4 0
  Archibald, Alexander 34 6 September 1897 OR Glasgow Rangers FC 8 1
  Marshall, James 24 3 January 1908 IR Glasgow Rangers FC 1 0
  Dewar, Neil H. 23 11 November 1908 CF Third Lanark FC 1 0
  Napier, Charles E. 21 8 October 1910 IL Glasgow Celtic FC 1 0
  Morton, Alan L. 38 24 April 1893 OL Glasgow Rangers FC 30 5

reserves:

Alexander Massie (Heart of Midlothian FC) and George Stevenson (Motherwell FC, both traveling reserves). John Harkness (Heart of Midlothian FC), Douglas Gray, Robert McAuley (both Glasgow Rangers FC), Robert Gillespie (Queen's Park FC), John Miller (St. Mirren FC), James Crawford (Queen's Park FC), Willie Macfadyen (Motherwell FC) and James Fleming (Glasgow Rangers FC)

team notes:

Alan Morton becomes the new Scottish record cap holder, overtaking Bobby Walker's record of 29.
 
2-3-5 Hamilton -
Crapnell, Nibloe -
McNab, Craig, Brown -
Archibald, Marshall, Dewar, Napier, Morton.

Averages:

Age 27.5 Appearances/Goals 6.5 0.5

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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