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Saturday, 14 April 1962
Home International Championship 1961-62 (67th) Match

 Scotland 2 England 0
Match Summary
Scotland Squad

England Squad

Team Records
The Tartan Army Squad for the match against England  April 1962
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G
Baxter, James Curran 29 September 1939 22 LHB Rangers FC 8 0
Brand, Ralph Laidlaw 8 December 1936  25 IL Rangers FC  7 7
Brown, William Dallas Fyfe 8 October 1930  31 G Tottenham Hotspur FC, England 13 23ᵍᵃ
Caldow, Eric 14 May 1934  27 LB Rangers FC 35 2
Crerand, Patrick Timothy 19 February 1939 23 RHB The Celtic FC 7 0
Divers, John 8 March 1940  22 IF The Celtic FC 0 0
Hamilton, Alexander William 31 January 1939 23 RB Dundee FC 2 0
Kennedy, James 31 January 1934 28 LB The Celtic FC 0 0
Law, Denis 24 February 1940 22 IL Torino FC, Italy 13 5
Law was added to the squad when he was released by his club on 9 April
Leslie, Lawrence G. 17 March 1935 27 G West Ham United FC, England 5 9ᵍᵃ
MacKay, Duncan 14 July 1937 24 RB The Celtic FC 13 0
Mackay, David Craig 14 November 1934  27 RHB Tottenham Hotspur FC, England 15 2
McNeill, William 2 March 1940  22 CHB The Celtic FC 2 0
Millar, James 21 December 1927 34 FB Rangers FC 0 0
Quinn, Patrick 26 April 1936 25 IF Motherwell FC 3 1
Scott, Alexander Silcock 22 November 1936 25 OR Rangers FC 9 5
St. John, Ian 7 June 1938 23 CF Liverpool FC, England 11 6
Ure, John Francombe 7 December 1939 22 CH Dundee FC 2 0
White, John Alexander 28 April 1937  24 IR Tottenham Hotspur FC, England 13 2
Wilson, David 10 January 1939 23 OL Rangers FC 9 2

Squad details correct up to and including Scotland's match against Czechoslovakia on 29 November 1961.
Tallies from SFA


Wednesday, 28 March 1962 - Scotland's International Selection Committee have chosen nineteen players from which they will choose eleven to face England at Hampden Park on 14 April. Only three are not already full Internationals - The Celtic's Kennedy and Divers, and Rangers' Millar. The announcement was made shortly after it became known that Celtic and Rangers would play their postponed Scottish League game on April 10, four days before the International.

Wednesday, 4 April 1962 - Denis Law, Torino's brilliant Scottish Internationalist inside forward, may be able to play for Scotland against England, it was announced yesterday by Mr W. P. Allan, the secretary of the Scottish Football Association. He siad that he had been telephoned yesyerday by Mr G. Peronace, and official of the Torino club. Mr Peronace said that Turin would be prepared to release Law if his club came through their match on Sunday without any serious injuries and provided that they had enough fit players to fulfill their fixture the following Sunday. The SFA are expecting a definite reply to their request on Monday.

Monday, 9 April 1962 - Torino today gave Denis Law permission to play for Scotland against England. The club's announcement said that Law would leave for London by plane tomorrow morning and return on Tuesday. The SFA will choose their team to play England tomorrow.

Tuesday, 10 April 1962 - Rangers and Celtic between them provide six of the players in the Scotland team to meet England on Saturday. The selection is as expected. Law replaces Brand, and the only other change from the side who beat Wales in November is at centre-half, where McNeill regains his place in preference to Ure. The reserve in attendance will be Tottenham's Dave Mackay, who with Celtic's Duncan MacKay, Dundee's Ure and Motherwell's Paddy Quinn, will accompany the team to Kilmacolm for training.
Tottenham Hotspur, who have Brown, White and Mackay, with the Scotland party and Greaves and Smith playing for England have been granted postponement of their league match with Leicester City on Saturday.
It was also announced by Mr W.P. Allan that there will be no close-season tour for the Scottish International team this season.

Wednesday, 11 April 1962 - Denis Law has been fined 24,000 lire, about �14, and warned by the Italian League for"incorrect behaviour towards an opposing player", the league announced today.

Friday, 13 April 1962 - Dave Mackay, Scotland's travelling reserve, was sent to bed with inflenza after training yesterday with his colleagues on the St. Mirren ground, Paisley. The Spurs wing half complained of feeling unwell during the two hour training session and a doctor was called. He ordered Mackay to bed and he was placed in a room of his own so as to avoid the risk of infection to the other players. A SFA spokesman said that if Mackay was still unfit this morning then they would nominate a replacement as reserve in attendance.

Saturday, 14 April 1962 - The eightieth International football match between Scotland and England will, if the management committee of the English Football League get their way, be the last that will be played on a Saturday. Among the recently published proposals of that body in connection with trying to win back missing spectators is one that all International matches be played in midweek. The SFA have no intention of agreeing with such a proposal, and many of us are glad of that.

Scotland Form: last six games
W L W W W L  f 16:a 11  success: 67%
284 7 May 1961 -
Republic of Ireland 0 Scotland
3 [0-2]
Dalymount Park, Dublin
Young (2), Brand  WCP AW 
285 14 May 1961 -
Czechoslovakia 4 Scotland
0 [3-0]
Teheln� pole, Bratislava
Pospichal (2), Kvasnak (pen), Kadraba  AL 
286 26 September 1961 -
Scotland 3 Czechoslovakia 2
 Hampden Park, Glasgow
John, Law (2)
Kvasnak, Scherer
287 7 October 1961 -
Northern Ireland 1 Scotland
6 [1-3]
Windsor Park, Belfast
Wilson, Scott (3), Brand (2)
288 8 November 1961 - Scotland 2 Wales 0 [1-0]
 Hampden Park, Glasgow
John (2) BC HW 
289 29 November 1961 - 
Czechoslovakia 4 Scotland 2
[0-1] AET
Stade du Heysel, Bruxelles
Hledik, Scherer, Pospichal, Kvasnak