Scotland - International Matches 1881-1890


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(Match 15)  12th March 1881  (Friendly match)
ENGLAND - SCOTLAND  1-6  (0-1)
Referee:   Francis Arthur Marindin (England)
Crowd:     8.500, Kennington Oval, London
Goals:     0-1 Smith (10), 0-2 Hill (53), 1-2 Bambridge (64), 1-3 Smith (69),
           1-4 Ker (74), 1-5 Smith (79), 1-6 Ker (89)
ENGLAND:
John Purvis Hawtrey - Edgar Field, Claude William Wilson - Norman Coles Bailey [c], John Hunter, 
George Henry Holden - Thurston Rostron, Reginald Heber Macauley, Clement Mitchell, John Hargreaves, 
Edward Charles Bambridge.

SCOTLAND:
George Gillespie                     (2/Rangers) -
Andrew Watson                        (1/Queen's Park)
Thomas C. Vallance                   (6/Rangers) -
Charles Campbell [c]                 (8/Queen's Park)
David Davidson                       (4/Queen's Park)
David Hill                           (1/Rangers) -
William McGuire                      (1/Beith)
George Ker                           (2/Queen's Park)
Joseph Lindsay                       (2/Dumbarton)
Henry McNiel                         (9/Queen's Park)
John Smith                           (6/Edinburgh University)

Notes:  This 6-1 victory was Scotland's biggest ever win in England.
                        

(Match 16) 14th March 1881 (Friendly match) WALES - SCOTLAND 1-5 (1-4) Referee: Samuel Llewelyn Kenrick (Wales) Crowd: 1.500, The Racecourse Ground, Wrexham Goals: 1-0 Crosse (4), 1-1 Ker (7), 1-2 McNiel (9), 1-3 Bell (10) own goal, 1-4 Ker (44), 1-5 Morgan (52) own goal WALES: Robert McMillan - John Richard Morgan [c], John Roberts - William Williams, William Stafford Bell, William Pierce Owen - Thomas Lewis, John Price, Knyvett Crosse, William Roberts, John Vaughan. SCOTLAND: George Gillespie (3/Rangers) - Andrew Watson (2/Queen's Park) Thomas C. Vallance (7/Rangers) - John Campbell McLeod McPherson (4/Vale of Leven) David Davidson [c] (5/Queen's Park) William McGuire (2/Beith) - David Hill (2/Rangers) George Ker (3/Queen's Park) Joseph Lindsay (3/Dumbarton) Henry McNiel (10/Queen's Park) John Smith (7/Edinburgh University)
(Match 17) 11th March 1882 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 5-1 (2-1) Referee: John Wallace (Scotland) Crowd: 10.000, 1st Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Harrower (15), 1-1 Vaughton (35), 2-1 Ker (43), 3-1 McPherson (46), 4-1 Ker (70), 5-1 Kay (85) SCOTLAND: George Gillespie (4/Rangers) - Andrew Watson (3/Queen's Park) Andrew McIntyre (2/Vale of Leven) - Charles Campbell [c] (9/Queen's Park) Peter Miller (1/Dumbarton) Malcolm James Eadie Fraser (2/Queen's Park) - William Anderson (1/Queen's Park) George Ker (4/Queen's Park) William Harrower (1/Queen's Park) John Leck Kay (2/Queen's Park) Robert McPherson (1/Arthurlie) ENGLAND: Harry Albemarle Swepstone - Doctor Haydock Greenwood, Alfred Jones - Norman Coles Bailey [c], John Hunter, Henry Alfred Cursham - Edward Hagarty Parry, Oliver Howard Vaughton, Arthur Brown, William H. Mosforth, Edward Charles Bambridge.
(Match 18) 25th March 1882 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - WALES 5-0 (1-0) Referee: Donald Hamilton (Scotland) Crowd: 5.000, 1st Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Kay (25), 2-0 Ker (50), 3-0 Fraser (60), 4-0 Fraser (70), 5-0 McAulay (88) SCOTLAND: Archibald Rowan [c] (2/Queen's Park) - Andrew Hair Holm (1/Queen's Park) James Duncan (2/Alexandria Athletic) - Charles Campbell (10/Queen's Park) Alexander Kennedy (5/Third Lanark) Malcolm James Eadie Fraser (3/Queen's Park) - David Hill (3/Rangers) George Ker (5/Queen's Park) James McAulay (1/Dumbarton) John Leck Kay (3/Queen's Park) James Tassie Richmond (3/Queen's Park) WALES: Henry Phoenix - John Richard Morgan [c], John Powell - Henry Valentine Edwards, William Williams, John Roberts - William Pierce Owen, Walter Hugh Roberts, John Price, John Roberts, John Vaughan. Notes: Goalkeeper James McAulay was capped nine times in all but in his first appearance, against Wales on 25th March 1882, he played as a forward, scoring once in a match Scotland won 5-0.
(Match 19) 10th March 1883 (Friendly match) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND 2-3 (2-2) Referee: John Sinclair (Ireland) Crowd: 7.000, Bramall Lane, Sheffield Goals: 0-1 Smith (22), 1-1 Mitchell (24), 1-2 Smith (39), 2-2 Cobbold (43), 2-3 Fraser (86) ENGLAND: Harry Albemarle Swepstone - Percy John de Paravicini, Alfred Jones - Norman Coles Bailey [c], Stuart Macrae, Oliver Whateley - Arthur William Cursham, Harry Chester Goodhart, Clement Mitchell, Henry Alfred Cursham, William Nevill Cobbold. SCOTLAND: James McAulay (2/Dumbarton) - Andrew Hair Holm [c] (2/Queen's Park) Michael Paton (1/Dumbarton) - Peter Miller (2/Dumbarton) John Campbell McLeod McPherson (5/Vale of Leven) Malcolm James Eadie Fraser (4/Queen's Park) - William Anderson (2/Queen's Park) Dr.John Smith (8/Queen's Park) John Inglis (1/Rangers) John Leck Kay (4/Queen's Park) William Neilson McKinnon (1/Dumbarton)
(Match 20) 12th March 1883 (Friendly match) WALES - SCOTLAND 0-3 (0-2) Referee: Robert E. Lythgoe (England) Crowd: 2.000, The Racecourse Ground, Wrexham Goals: 0-1 Smith (35), 0-2 Fraser (38), 0-3 Anderson (60) WALES: Richard Thomas Gough - Frederick William Hughes, John Powell [c] - Edward Bowen, Henry Valentine Edwards, John Jones - William Pierce Owen, Walter Hugh Roberts, John Price, William Roberts, John Vaughan. SCOTLAND: James McAulay (3/Dumbarton) - Andrew Hair Holm [c] (3/Queen's Park) Walter Arnott (1/Queen's Park) - Peter Miller (3/Dumbarton) Dr.John Smith (9/Queen's Park) John Campbell McLeod McPherson (6/Vale of Leven) - Malcolm James Eadie Fraser (5/Queen's Park) William Anderson (3/Queen's Park) John Inglis (2/Rangers) John Leck Kay (5/Queen's Park) William Neilson McKinnon (2/Dumbarton)
(Match 21) 26th January 1884 (British Championship) IRELAND - SCOTLAND 0-5 (0-2) Referee: Thomas Hindle (England) Crowd: 2.000, Ulster Ground (Ballynafeigh Park), Belfast Goals: 0-1 Harrower (12), 0-2 Gossland (30), 0-3 Goudie (60), 0-4 Gossland (70), 0-5 Harrower (86) IRELAND: Robert John Hunter - Matthew Wilson, William Crone - John Hastings, Thomas Bryson Molyneux, Alexander Harrison Dill - Edward Ashley Spiller, John Turnbull Gibb, William James Morrow, Dr.John Robert Davison [c], Arthur David Ash Gaussen. SCOTLAND: John Inglis (1/Kilmarnock Athletic) - John Forbes (1/Vale of Leven) Walter Arnott [c] (2/Queen's Park) - John Graham (1/Annbank) William Fulton (1/Abercorn) Robert Brown (1) (1/Dumbarton) - Samuel Thomson (1/Lugar Boswell) James Gossland (1/Rangers) John Wilson Goudie (1/Abercorn) William Harrower (2/Queen's Park) John Macaulay (1/Arthurlie) Notes: Robert Brown (1) - (Dumbarton, two caps: 26th January 1884 & 29th March 1884) - was known as "The Sparrow" as he was a small but fast player, to distinguish him from his namesake The Plumber.
(Match 22) 15th March 1884 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 1-0 (1-0) Referee: John Sinclair (Ireland) Crowd: 10.000, Cathkin Park, Glasgow Goal: 1-0 Smith (7) SCOTLAND: James McAulay (4/Dumbarton) - Walter Arnott (3/Queen's Park) John Forbes (2/Vale of Leven) - Charles Campbell [c] (11/Queen's Park) John Campbell McLeod McPherson (7/Vale of Leven) William Anderson (4/Queen's Park) - Francis Watson Shaw (1/Pollockshields Athletic) Dr.John Smith (10/Queen's Park) Joseph Lindsay (4/Dumbarton) Robert Main Christie (1/Queen's Park) William Neilson McKinnon (3/Dumbarton) ENGLAND: William Crispin Rose - Joseph Beverley, Alfred Thomas Carrick Dobson - Stuart Macrae, Norman Coles Bailey [c], Charles Plumpton Wilson - George Henry Holden, Oliver Howard Vaughton, William Bromley-Davenport, Edward Charles Bambridge, William Gunn.
(Match 23) 29th March 1884 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - WALES 4-1 (1-1) Referee: Robert M.Sloane (England) Crowd: 5.000, Cathkin Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 R.Roberts (15), 1-1 Lindsay (22), 2-1 Shaw (49), 3-1 Kay (65), 4-1 Kay (87) SCOTLAND: Thomas Turner (1/Arthurlie) - Michael Paton [c] (2/Dumbarton) John Forbes (3/Vale of Leven) - Alexander Kennedy (6/Third Lanark) James McIntyre (1/Rangers) Robert Brown (1) (2/Dumbarton) - Francis Watson Shaw (2/Pollockshields Athletic) Samuel Thomson (2/Lugar Boswell) Joseph Lindsay (5/Dumbarton) John Leck Kay (6/Queen's Park) William Neilson McKinnon (4/Dumbarton) WALES: Elias Owen - Robert Roberts, Charles Conde - Frederick William Hughes, Thomas Burke, John Jones - William Pierce Owen [c], Walter Hugh Roberts, Edward Gough Shaw, John Arthur Eyton-Jones, Robert Albert Jones. Notes: Scotland won the very first British Home Championship.
(Match 24) 14th March 1885 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - IRELAND 8-2 (4-0) Referee: William Pierce Dix (England) Crowd: 6.000, 1st Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Lamont (10), 2-0 Turner (12), 3-0 Calderwood (15), 4-0 Marshall (35), 5-0 Higgins (51), 6-0 Barbour (53), 7-0 Higgins (60), 8-0 Higgins (70), 8-1 Gibb (85), 8-2 Gibb (90) SCOTLAND: William Chalmers (1/Rangers) - Hugh McHardy (1/Rangers) James B. Niven (1/Moffat) - Robert Robinson Kelso (1/Renton) John Campbell McLeod McPherson [c] (8/Vale of Leven) Alexander Barbour (1/Renton) - John Marshall (1/Third Lanark) William Turner (1/Pollockshields Athletic) Alexander F. Higgins (1/Kilmarnock) Robert Calderwood (1/Cartvale) Walter Lamont (1/Pilgrims) IRELAND: Anthony (Jack) W.Henderson - George Hewison, William J.Johnston - Robert Muir, William John Houston, William L'Estrange Eames [c] - Thomas McLean, Joseph Sherrard, John Turnbull Gibb, George McGee, Alexander Harrison Dill. Notes: There are discrepancies regarding Henderson's exact initials. He was recorded simply "J. Henderson", as "A.W. Henderson" and even "T. Henderson" in various contemporary newspapers and annuals.
(Match 25) 21st March 1885 (British Championship) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND 1-1 (0-1) Referee: John Sinclair (Ireland) Crowd: 8.000, Kennington Oval, London Goals: 0-1 Lindsay (20), 1-1 Bambridge (57) ENGLAND: William John Herbert Arthur - Arthur Melmoth Walters, Percy Melmoth Walters - Andrews Amos, Norman Coles Bailey [c], James Henry Forrest - Joseph Morris Lofthouse, Thomas Danks, James Brown, William Nevill Cobbold, Edward Charles Bambridge. SCOTLAND: James McAulay (5/Dumbarton) - Walter Arnott (4/Queen's Park) Michael Paton (3/Dumbarton) - Charles Campbell [c] (12/Queen's Park) John James Gow (1/Queen's Park) William Anderson (5/Queen's Park) - Alexander Hamilton (1/Queen's Park) William Sellar (1/Battlefield) Joseph Lindsay (6/Dumbarton) David Steel Allan (1/Queen's Park) Robert Calderwood (2/Cartvale)
(Match 26) 23rd March 1885 (British Championship) WALES - SCOTLAND 1-8 (0-3) Referee: Robert M.Sloane (England) Crowd: 4.000, The Racecourse Ground, Wrexham Goals: 0-1 Calderwood (8), 0-2 Anderson (20), 0-3 Allan (30), 1-3 R.A.Jones (50), 1-4 Lindsay (56), 1-5 Anderson (76), 1-6 Calderwood (80), 1-7 Lindsay (84), 1-8 Lindsay (88) WALES: Dr.Robert Herbert Mills-Roberts - George Thomas, Seth Powell - Thomas Burke, William Tanant Foulkes, Humphrey Jones [c] - James William Lloyd, Job Wilding, Harold Hibbott, George Farmer, Robert Albert Jones. SCOTLAND: James McAulay (6/Dumbarton) - Walter Arnott (5/Queen's Park) Michael Paton [c] (4/Dumbarton) - Robert Robinson Kelso (2/Renton) Leitch Keir (1/Renton) Alexander Hamilton (2/Queen's Park) - William Anderson (6/Queen's Park) Joseph Lindsay (7/Dumbarton) Robert Calderwood (3/Cartvale) Robert Brown (2) (1/Dumbarton) David Steel Allan (2/Queen's Park) Notes: Robert Brown (2) - (Dumbarton, one cap: 23rd March 1885) - was known as "The Plumber" on account of his occupation, to distinguish him from his namesake The Sparrow. Scotland won the British Home Championship title for the 2nd time.
(Match 27) 20th March 1886 (British Championship) IRELAND - SCOTLAND 2-7 (2-5) Referee: George T.Wolstenholme (Ireland) Crowd: 3.000, Ulster Ground (Ballynafeigh Park), Belfast Goals: 0-1 Heggie (15), 0-2 Heggie (18), 1-2 Condy (19), 1-3 Heggie (25), 1-4 Lambie (35), 1-5 Dunbar (40), 2-5 Johnston (44), 2-6 Heggie (60), 2-7 Gourlay (75) IRELAND: Shaw Gillespie - James Watson, William Crone - Thomas Bryson Molyneux, Oliver Devine, John Hastings [c] - John McClatchey, Samuel Johnston, John Turnbull Gibb, John Condy, William Turner. SCOTLAND: James Connor (1/Airdrieonians) - Andrew Thomson (1/Arthurlie) William McLeod (1/Queen's Park) - John Cameron (1/Rangers) Leitch Keir (2/Dumbarton) Robert Fleming (1/Greenock Morton) - John Alexander Lambie [c] (1/Queen's Park) Charles Winton Heggie (1/Rangers) William Turner (2/Pollockshields Athletic) James McCrorie Gourlay (1/Cambuslang) Michael Dunbar (1/Cartvale) Notes: John Lambie is the youngest player to play for Scotland - at 17 years & 92 days old.
(Match 28) 27th March 1886 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 1-1 (0-1) Referee: Alexander Hunter (Wales) Crowd: 11.000, 1st Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Lindley (35), 1-1 Sommerville (80) SCOTLAND: James McAulay (7/Dumbarton) - Walter Arnott [c] (6/Queen's Park) Michael Paton (5/Dumbarton) - Charles Campbell (13/Queen's Park) John McDonald (1/Edinburgh University) Alexander Hamilton (3/Queen's Park) - William Sellar (2/Battlefield) George Sommerville (1/Queen's Park) Joseph Lindsay (8/Dumbarton) Woodville Gray (1/Pollockshields Athletic) Ralph Allan Aitken (1/Dumbarton) ENGLAND: William John Herbert Arthur - Arthur Melmoth Walter, Percy Melmoth Walters - Norman Coles Bailey [c], Ralph Tyndall Squire, James Henry Forrest - Benjamin Ward Spilsbury, George Brann, Dr.Tinsley Lindley, William Nevill Cobbold, Edward Charles Bambridge.
(Match 29) 10th April 1886 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - WALES 4-1 (1-0) Referee: John Sinclair (Ireland) Crowd: 5.500, 1st Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 McCormick (30), 2-0 McCall (47), 3-0 Allan (53), 4-0 Harrower (56), 4-1 Vaughan (88) SCOTLAND: George Gillespie (5/Queen's Park) - James Lundie (1/Hibernian) William Semple [c] (1/Cambuslang) - Robert Robinson Kelso (3/Renton) Andrew Jackson (1/Cambuslang) John Marshall (2/Third Lanark) - Robert McCormick (1/Abercorn) James McGhee (1/Hibernian) William Harrower (3/Queen's Park) David Steel Allan (3/Queen's Park) James McCall (1/Renton) WALES: Albert Malcolm Hersee - Dr.Alfred Owen Davies, Frederick Robert Jones - John Owen Vaughan, William Strafford Bell, Humphrey Jones [c] - Richard Parry Williams, William Roberts, John Doughty, Herbert Sissons, William Lewis. Notes: Scotland and England shared the British Home Championship title with 5 points.
(Match 30) 19th February 1887 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - IRELAND 4-1 (2-1) Referee: Alexander Hunter (Wales) Crowd: 1.000, 1st Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Watt (5), 1-1 Browne (41), 2-1 Jenkinson (43), 3-1 Johnstone (55), 4-1 Lowe (75) SCOTLAND: John Edward Doig (1/Arbroath) - Andrew Whitelaw (1/Vale of Leven) Robert Smellie (1/Queen's Park) - John Weir (1/Third Lanark) Thomas McMillan (1/Dumbarton) James Hutton (1/St Bernard's) - Thomas James Jenkinson (1/Heart of Midlothian) John Alexander Lambie [c] (2/Queen's Park) William Wilson Watt (1/Queen's Park) James Lowe (1/St Bernard's) William Johnstone (1/Third Lanark) IRELAND: Shaw Gillespie - William Fox, John Watson - Dr. Robert Lee Moore, Archibald Rosbotham, Robert Anderson Baxter - John Reid, Olphert Martin Stanfield, Frederick Browne, John Peden, John Turnbull Gibb [c]. Notes: Scotland were so confident of winning this match that they included 10 debutants.
(Match 31) 19th March 1887 (British Championship) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND 2-3 (1-1) Referee: John Sinclair (Ireland) Crowd: 12.000, Leamington Road, Blackburn Goals: 0-1 McCall (30), 1-1 Lindley (32), 1-2 Keir (68), 2-2 Dewhurst (69), 2-3 Allan (70) ENGLAND: Robert John Roberts - Percy Melmoth Walters, Arthur Melmoth Walters - Norman Coles Bailey [c], George Haworth, James Henry Forrest - Edward Charles Bambridge, William Nevill Cobbold, Joseph Morris Lofthouse, Frederick Dewhurst, Dr.Tinsley Lindley. SCOTLAND: James McAulay [c] (8/Dumbarton) - Walter Arnott (7/Queen's Park) John Forbes (4/Vale of Leven) - Robert Robinson Kelso (4/Renton) John Robertson Auld (1/Third Lanark) Leitch Keir (3/Dumbarton) - John Marshall (3/Third Lanark) William Robertson (1/Dumbarton) William Sellar (3/Battlefield) James McCall (2/Renton) James Allan (1/Queen's Park)
(Match 32) 21st March 1887 (British Championship) WALES - SCOTLAND 0-2 (0-1) Referee: Albert Bertram Hall (England) Crowd: 2.000, The Racecourse Ground, Wrexham Goals: 0-1 Robertson (40), 0-2 Allan (80) WALES: James Trainer - Dr.Alfred Owen Davies, John Powell [c] - Robert Roberts, James Morris, Thomas Burke - John Bonamy Challen, Richard Owen Jones, William Ernest Pryce-Jones, William Lewis, John Doughty. SCOTLAND: James McAulay [c] (9/Dumbarton) - Walter Arnott (8/Queen's Park) John Forbes (5/Vale of Leven) - Robert Robinson Kelso (5/Renton) John Robertson Auld (2/Third Lanark) Leitch Keir (4/Dumbarton) - John Marshall (4/Third Lanark) William Robertson (2/Dumbarton) William Sellar (4/Battlefield) James McCall (3/Renton) James Allan (2/Queen's Park) Notes: Scotland won the British Home Championship title for the 3rd time outright - plus one shared with England.
(Match 33) 10th March 1888 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - WALES 5-1 (3-1) Referee: John Charles Clegg (England) Crowd: 8.000, Easter Road Park, Edinburgh Goals: 1-0 Paul (6), 2-0 Munro (30), 3-0 Latta (33), 3-1 Doughty (41), 4-1 Groves (65), 5-1 Latta (75) SCOTLAND: James Wilson (1/Vale of Leven) - Andrew Hannah (1/Renton) Robert Smellie [c] (2/Queen's Park) - James Johnston (1/Abercorn) James McCrorie Gourlay (2/Cambuslang) James McLaren (1/Hibernian) - Alexander Latta (1/Dumbarton Athletic) William Groves (1/Hibernian) William Paul (1/Partick Thistle) John McPherson (1/Kilmarnock) Neil Munro (1/Abercorn) WALES: James Trainer - David Jones, John Powell [c] - Thomas Burke, Joseph Davies, Robert Roberts - William Ernest Pryce-Jones, Job Wilding, John Doughty, George Owen, Roger Doughty.
(Match 34) 17th March 1888 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 0-5 (0-4) Referee: John Sinclair (Ireland) Crowd: 10.000, 1st Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Lindley (32), 0-2 Hodgetts (34), 0-3 Dewhurst (40), 0-4 Goodall (43), 0-5 Dewhurst (49) SCOTLAND: John Lindsay (1/Renton) - Walter Arnott (9/Queen's Park) Donald Robertson Gow [c] (1/Rangers) - James Kelly (1/Renton) Leitch Keir (5/Dumbarton) Robert Robinson Kelso (6/Renton) - Alexander Hamilton (4/Queen's Park) William Hall Berry (1/Queen's Park) William Sellar (5/Battlefield) James McCall (4/Renton) John Alexander Lambie (3/Queen's Park) ENGLAND: William Robert Moon - Robert Henry Howarth, Percy Melmoth Walters - Henry Allen, George Haworth, Cecil Henry Holden-White - George Woodhall, John Goodall, Dr.Tinsley Lindley [c], Dennis Hodgetts, Frederick Dewhurst. Notes: This was the first defeat suffered by Scotland since 5th April 1879. It was also the first Scotland defeat at Home.
(Match 35) 24th March 1888 (British Championship) IRELAND - SCOTLAND 2-10 (2-7) Referee: Robert Parlane (Scotland) Crowd: 5.000, Solitude Ground, Belfast Goals: 0-1 Dewar (5), 0-2 Dickson (8), 0-3 Breckenridge (15), 1-3 Dalton (18), 2-3 Dalton (24), 2-4 Aitken (30), 2-5 Dickson (33), 2-6 Dickson (40), 2-7 Dickson (45), 2-8 McCallum (53), 2-9 Wilson (77) own goal, 2-10 A.Stewart (83) IRELAND: Ralph Lawther - Robert Wilson, Frederick Browne - James Forsythe, Archibald Rosbotham, Thomas Bryson Molyneux - William Dalton, Olphert Martin Stanfield, John Barry, John Lemon, William Turner. SCOTLAND: John McLeod (1/Dumbarton) - Duncan Stewart [c] (1/Dumbarton) Archibald McCall (1/Renton) - Allan Stewart (1/Queen's Park) George Dewar (1/Dumbarton) Andrew Jackson (2/Cambuslang) - Neil McCallum (1/Renton) John Robertson Gow (2/Rangers) William Alexander Dickson (1/Dundee Strathmore) Thomas Breckenridge (1/Heart of Midlothian) Ralph Allan Aitken (2/Dumbarton)
(Match 36) 9th March 1889 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - IRELAND 7-0 (4-0) Referee: William H. Stacey (England) Crowd: 6.000, Ibrox Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Watt (7), 2-0 Watt (10), 3-0 Black (25), 4-0 Groves (32), 5-0 Groves (50), 6-0 Groves (70), 7-0 McInnes (88) SCOTLAND: John Edward Doig (2/Arbroath) - James Adams (1/Heart of Midlothian) Thomas Michael McKeown (1/Celtic) - Thomas Robertson [c] (1/Queen's Park) David Calderhead (1/Queen of the South Wanderers) John Buchanan (1/Cambuslang) - Francis Watt (1/Kilbirnie) Thomas McInnes (1/Cowlairs) William Groves (2/Celtic) Robert Boyd (1/Mossend Swifts) David George Black (1/Hurlford) IRELAND: John Clugston - John McVicker, Robert Crone - John Thompson, James Christian, William Crone - Samuel Torrans, Olphert Martin Stanfield, John Turnbull Gibb [c], Captain Sir James McElmunn Wilton, John Peden.
(Match 37) 13th April 1889 (British Championship) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND 2-3 (2-0) Referee: John Sinclair (Ireland) Crowd: 10.000, Kennington Oval, London Goals: 1-0 Bassett (15), 2-0 Weir (17), 2-1 Munro (55), 2-2 Oswald (82), 2-3 McLaren (90) ENGLAND: William Robert Moon - Arthur Melmoth Walters, Percy Melmoth Walters [c] - Henry Edward Denison Hammond, Henry Allen, James Henry Forrest - William Isaiah Bassett, John Goodall, John Brant Brodie, David Weir, Dr.Tinsley Lindley. SCOTLAND: James Wilson (2/Vale of Leven) - Robert Smellie [c] (3/Queen's Park) Walter Arnott (10/Queen's Park) - James Kelly (2/Celtic) George Dewar (2/Dumbarton) James McLaren (2/Celtic) - James Oswald (1/Third Lanark) William Hall Berry (2/Queen's Park) Alexander Latta (2/Dumbarton Athletic) John McPherson (2/Cowlairs) Neil Munro (2/Abercorn)
(Match 38) 15th April 1889 (British Championship) WALES - SCOTLAND 0-0 Referee: John Sinclair (Ireland) Crowd: 6.000, The Racecourse Ground, Wrexham WALES: Allen Pugh (Samuel Gladstone Gillam 30) - Dr.Alfred Owen Davies [c], David Jones - Robert Roberts, Joseph Davies, Humphrey Jones - Joseph Davies, William Owen, John Doughty, George Owen, William Lewis. SCOTLAND: John McLeod (2/Dumbarton) - Andrew Thomson [c] (1/Third Lanark) James Rae (1/Third Lanark) - Allan Stewart (2/Queen's Park) Alexander Lochhead (1/Third Lanark) John Robertson Auld (3/Third Lanark) - Francis Watt (2/Kilbirnie) Henry Campbell (1/Renton) William Paul (2/Partick Thistle) William Johnstone (2/Third Lanark) James Hannah (1/Third Lanark) Notes: Scotland won the British Home Championship title for the 4th time outright - plus one shared with England. The Welsh substitution was the first in the history of International Football.
(Match 39) 22nd March 1890 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - WALES 5-0 (3-0) Referee: William Finlay (Ireland) Crowd: 7.500, Underwood Park, Paisley Goals: 1-0 Wilson (20), 2-0 Paul (36), 3-0 Paul (43), 4-0 Paul (60), 5-0 Paul (70) SCOTLAND: George Gillespie [c] (6/Rangers) - Andrew Whitelaw (2/Vale of Leven) John Winning Murray (1/Vale of Leven) - Matthew McQueen (1/Leith Athletic) Andrew Brown (1/St Mirren) Hugh Wilson (1/Newmilns) - Francis Watt (3/Kilbirnie) Robert Brown (3) (1/Cambuslang) William Paul (3/Partick Thistle) James Dunlop (1/St Mirren) Daniel Bruce (1/Vale of Leven) WALES: James Trainer - William P.Jones, Samuel Jones - Peter Griffiths, Humphrey Jones [c], Robert Roberts - David Morral Lewis, Oswald Davies, William Owen, Richard Henry Jarrett, William Haighton Turner. Notes: Robert Brown (3) - (Cambuslang, one cap: 22nd March 1890) - is listed as J.Brown in many record books but a search of SFA player registration records revealed his first name to be Robert. Underwood Park was the home ground of Abercorn.
(Match 40) 29th March 1890 (British Championship) IRELAND - SCOTLAND 1-4 (1-1) Referee: William H. Stacey (England) Crowd: 5.000, Ulster Ground (Ballynafeigh Park), Belfast Goals: 0-1 Rankin (10), 1-1 Peden (25), 1-2 Wylie (50), 1-3 McPherson (70), 1-4 Rankin (80) IRELAND: John Clugston - Robert Kennedy Stewart [c], Robert Crone - John Reid, Samuel Spencer, Samuel Cooke - William Dalton, George Gaffikin, Olphert Martin Stanfield, Samuel Torrans, John Peden. SCOTLAND: John McLeod [c] (3/Dumbarton) - Richard Hunter (1/St Mirren) James Rae (2/Third Lanark) - John Russell (1/Cambuslang) Isaac Begbie (1/Heart of Midlothian) David Mitchell (1/Rangers) - Thomas G. Wylie (1/Rangers) Gilbert Rankin (1/Vale of Leven) John McPherson (3/Cowlairs) John Bell (1/Dumbarton) David Baird (1/Heart of Midlothian)
(Match 41) 5th April 1890 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 1-1 (1-1) Referee: John Reid (Ireland) Crowd: 26.379, 2nd Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Wood (17), 1-1 McPherson (37) SCOTLAND: James Wilson (3/Vale of Leven) - Walter Arnott (11/Queen's Park) Thomas Michael McKeown (2/Celtic) - Thomas Robertson (2/Queen's Park) James Kelly (3/Celtic) James McLaren [c] (3/Celtic) - William Groves (3/Celtic) William Hall Berry (3/Queen's Park) William Johnstone (3/Third Lanark) John McPherson (4/Cowlairs) James McCall (5/Renton) ENGLAND: William Robert Moon - Arthur Melmoth Walters, Percy Melmoth Walters [c] - George Haworth, Henry Allen, Alfred Shelton - William Isaiah Bassett, Edmund Samuel Currey, Dr.Tinsley Lindley, Harry Wood, Harry Butler Daft. Notes: This was a World record attendance for a full International match. Scotland and England shared the British Home Championship title for the 2nd time.


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