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Athletic Ground

 Richmond Athletic Association Ground
Old Deer Park
Kew Foot Road

Richmond
Surrey
TW9 2SF


P 1 W 1 D 0 L 1 F 5: A 2
100%
successful

1893

opened 1886
Home club Essentially a rugby ground, used by Old Tonbridgians RFC since 2009, and RFU teams, Richmond FC, since 1889 and London Scottish FC, since 1894.
Capacity 4,500
First match not known
On 7 March 1891, the ground hosted the Rugby Home Championship, as England lost 9-3 to Scotland. When it helf the Football equivalent two years later, it became the first ground to host the two codes of Rugby and Association Football. There would be ten more Rugby international matches held here, until 1909.

England Career

Venue number 23
Only match No. 49, 1 April 1893, England 5 Scotland 2, a British Championship match.

1867

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2019

 
 
England's Record at The Athletic Ground
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
British Championship 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1

Tournament Record
  

British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1892-93 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1
1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1

   

England's Results at The Athletic Ground

 
49 1 April 1893 - England 5 Scotland 2 [1-1] (16,000) Gosling, Cotterill, Spiksley (3)
Waddell, Sellar
BC HW

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