Scotland - International Matches 1951-1955


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(Match 215)  14th April 1951  (British Championship)
ENGLAND - SCOTLAND  2-3  (1-1)
Referee:   George Mitchell (Scotland)
Crowd:     98.000, Wembley Stadium, London
Goals:     1-0 Hassall (26), 1-1 Johnstone (33), 1-2 Reilly (48), 1-3 Liddell (54),
	   2-3 Finney (63)
ENGLAND:  (Manager:  Walter Winterbottom)
Bert Frederick Williams - Alfred Ernest Ramsey, William Eckersley - Henry Johnston, Jack
Froggatt, William Ambrose Wright [c] - Stanley Matthews, Wilfred James Mannion, Stanley
Harding Mortensen, Harold William Hassall, Thomas Finney.

SCOTLAND:
James Clews Cowan		     (16/Greenock Morton) -
George Lewis Young [c]  	     (24/Rangers)
Samuel Richmond Cox		     (10/Rangers) -
Robert Evans			     (10/Celtic)
William Alexander Woodburn	     (16/Rangers)
William Yates Redpath		     (3/Motherwell) -
William Waddell			     (9/Rangers)
Robert Johnstone		     (1/Hibernian)
Lawrence Reilly			     (9/Hibernian)
William Steel			     (21/Dundee)
William Beveridge Liddell	     (14/Liverpool)

Notes:	Scotland won the British Home Championship title for the 19th time.
			

(Match 216) 12th May 1951 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - DENMARK 3-1 (1-1) Referee: William H.Evans (England) Crowd: 75.690, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 J.W.Hansen (6), 1-1 Steel (33), 2-1 Reilly (60), 3-1 Mitchell (86) SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (17/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (25/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (11/Rangers) - James Scoular (1/Portsmouth) William Alexander Woodburn (17/Rangers) William Yates Redpath (4/Motherwell) - William Waddell (10/Rangers) Robert Johnstone (2/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (10/Hibernian) William Steel (22/Dundee) Robert Carmichael Mitchell (1/Newcastle United) DENMARK: Eigil Nielsen - Dan Ohland-Andersen, Poul Petersen - Erik Hansen, Edvin Hansen, Steen Blicher - James Ronvang, Jorgen W.Hansen, Jens Torstensen, Knud Lundberg [c], Jens Peter Hansen. Notes: The Danish player Jorgen W.Hansen played wearing plastic specticles.
(Match 217) 16th May 1951 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - FRANCE 1-0 (0-0) Referee: Reginald E.Mortimer (England) Crowd: 75.394, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 1-0 Reilly (78) SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (18/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (26/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (12/Rangers) - James Scoular (2/Portsmouth) William Alexander Woodburn (18/Rangers) William Yates Redpath (5/Motherwell) - William Waddell (11/Rangers) Robert Johnstone (3/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (11/Hibernian) William Steel (23/Dundee) Robert Carmichael Mitchell (2/Newcastle United) FRANCE: Stephane Dakowski - Guy Huguet, Roger Marche [c] - Antoine Bonifaci, Robert Jonquet, Antoine Cuissard - Rene Alpsteg, Andre Strappe, Jean Baratte, Edouard Kargulewicz "Kargu", Edmond Haan.
(Match 218) 20th May 1951 (Friendly match) BELGIUM - SCOTLAND 0-5 (0-2) Referee: Louis Fauquemberghe (France) Crowd: 55.135, Stade Heysel, Brussels Goals: 0-1 Hamilton (10), 0-2 Mason (15), 0-3 Hamilton (60), 0-4 Hamilton (76), 0-5 Waddell (85) BELGIUM: (Coach: William (Bill) Gormlie) Henri Meert - Arsene Vaillant, Louis Carre - Leopold Anoul, Jan Van der Auwera, Victor Mees - Victor Lemberechts, Frederic Chaves D'Aguilar [c], Henri Coppens, Joseph Mermans, François Sermon. SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (19/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (27/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (13/Rangers) - John Miller (Ian) McColl (5/Rangers) William Alexander Woodburn (19/Rangers) William Yates Redpath (6/Motherwell) - William Waddell (12/Rangers) James Mason (6/Third Lanark) George Hamilton (2/Aberdeen) William Steel (24/Dundee) Lawrence Reilly (12/Hibernian)
(Match 219) 27th May 1951 (Friendly match) AUSTRIA - SCOTLAND 4-0 (1-0) Referee: Jean Lutz (Switzerland) Crowd: 65.000, Praterstadion, Vienna Goals: 1-0 Hanappi (42), 2-0 Hanappi (56), 3-0 Wagner (69) penalty, 4-0 Wagner (88) AUSTRIA: (Coach: Walter Nausch) Walter Zeman - Rudolf Röckl, Ernst Happel - Gerhard Hanappi, Ernst Ocwirk, Leopold Gernhardt - Ernst Melchior, Hans Riegler, Theodor Wagner, Erich Probst, Alfred Körner. SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (20/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (28/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (14/Rangers) - James Scoular (3/Portsmouth) William Alexander Woodburn (20/Rangers) William Yates Redpath (7/Motherwell) - William Waddell (13/Rangers) James Mason (7/Third Lanark) George Hamilton (3/Aberdeen) William Steel (25/Dundee) Lawrence Reilly (13/Hibernian)
(Match 220) 6th October 1951 (British Championship) NORTHERN IRELAND - SCOTLAND 0-3 (0-2) Referee: William H.Evans (England) Crowd: 56.946, Windsor Park, Belfast Goals: 0-1 Orr (33), 0-2 Johnstone (44), 0-3 Johnstone (63) NORTHERN IRELAND: William (Norman) McCourt Uprichard - William George (Leonard) Graham, Alfred McMichael - William Dickson, John Joseph (Jack) Vernon, Raymond Osborn Ferris - William Laurence Bingham, James McIlroy, Edward James McMorran, Robert Peacock, Charles Tully. SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (21/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (29/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (15/Rangers) - Robert Evans (11/Celtic) William Alexander Woodburn (21/Rangers) William Yates Redpath (8/Motherwell) - William Waddell (14/Rangers) Robert Johnstone (4/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (14/Hibernian) Thomas Bingham Orr (1/Greenock Morton) William Beveridge Liddell (15/Liverpool)
(Match 221) 14th November 1951 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - WALES 0-1 (0-0) Referee: Patrick Morris (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 71.272, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 0-1 Allchurch (89) SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (22/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (30/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (16/Rangers) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (1/Preston North End) William Alexander Woodburn (22/Rangers) Alexander Rooney Forbes (12/Arsenal) - William Waddell (15/Rangers) Thomas Bingham Orr (2/Greenock Morton) Lawrence Reilly (15/Hibernian) William Steel (26/Dundee) William Beveridge Liddell (16/Liverpool) WALES: William Warren Shortt - Walley Barnes, Alfred Thomas Sherwood - Royston Paul, William Raymond Daniel, William Arthur (Ronald) Burgess [c] - William Isaiah Foulkes, William Morris, Trevor Ford, Ivor John Allchurch, Royston James Clarke.
(Match 222) 5th April 1952 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 1-2 (0-2) Referee: Patrick Morris (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 134.504, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Pearson (10), 0-2 Pearson (44), 1-2 Reilly (76) SCOTLAND: Robert Brown (5/Rangers) - George Lewis Young [c] (31/Rangers) William McNaught (4/Raith Rovers) - James Scoular (4/Portsmouth) William Alexander Woodburn (23/Rangers) William Yates Redpath (9/Motherwell) - Gordon Smith (8/Hibernian) Robert Johnstone (5/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (16/Hibernian) John Livingstone (Ian) McMillan (1/Airdrieonians) William Beveridge Liddell (17/Liverpool) ENGLAND: (Manager: Walter Winterbottom) Gilbert Harold Merrick - Alfred Ernest Ramsey, Thomas H.Garrett - William Ambrose Wright [c], Jack Froggatt, James William Dickinson - Thomas Finney, Ivan Arthur (Ivor) Broadis, Nathaniel (Nat) Lofthouse, Stanley Pearson, John Frederick Rowley.
(Match 223) 30th April 1952 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - USA 6-0 (4-0) Referee: Douglas Gerrard (Scotland) Crowd: 107.765, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Reilly (9), 2-0 Reilly (11), 3-0 McMillan (29), 4-0 Reilly (34), 5-0 O'Connell (60) own goal, 6-0 McMillan (89) SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (23/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (32/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (17/Rangers) - James Scoular (5/Portsmouth) William Alexander Woodburn (24/Rangers) Hugh T. Kelly (1/Blackpool) - Gordon Smith (9/Hibernian) John Livingstone (Ian) McMillan (2/Airdrieonians) Lawrence Reilly (17/Hibernian) Allan Duncan Brown (4/Blackpool) William Beveridge Liddell (18/Liverpool) USA: Frank Borghi - Harry Joseph Keough, John O'Connell - William (Chappie) Sheppell, Charles Martin Colombo, Walter Bahr - Lloyd Monsen, Edward Neto Souza, Bernard McLaughlin, John Benevides Souza, Dickie Roberts.
(Match 224) 25th May 1952 (Friendly match) DENMARK - SCOTLAND 1-2 (0-0) Referee: Sten R.Ahlner (Sweden) Crowd: 39.000, Idraetsparken, Copenhagen Goals: 0-1 Thornton (49), 1-1 Rasmussen (64), 1-2 Reilly (71) DENMARK: Kaj Jorgensen - Poul Petersen, Svend Nielsen - Erik Terkelsen, Christen Brogger, Steen Blicher - Carl Holm, Poul Rasmussen, Jens Torstensen, Knud Lundberg [c], Holger Seebach. SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (24/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (33/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (18/Rangers) - James Scoular (6/Portsmouth) Andrew Paton (2/Motherwell) Alexander Rooney Forbes (13/Arsenal) - Lawrence Reilly (18/Hibernian) John Livingstone (Ian) McMillan (3/Airdrieonians) William Thornton (7/Rangers) Allan Duncan Brown (5/Blackpool) William Beveridge Liddell (19/Liverpool)
(Match 225) 30th May 1952 (Friendly match) SWEDEN - SCOTLAND 3-1 (2-1) Referee: Karel van der Meer (Netherlands) Crowd: 32.122, Rasunda Stadion, Solna Goals: 1-0 Sandberg (2), 2-0 Lofgren (3), 2-1 Liddell (7), 3-1 Bengtsson (68) SWEDEN: Karl Svensson - Lennart Samuelsson, Erik Nilsson - Holger Hansson, Bengt Gustavsson, Gosta Lindh - Sylve Bengtsson, Gosta Lofgren, Lars Eriksson, Yngve Brodd, Gosta Sandberg. SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (25/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (34/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (19/Rangers) - James Scoular (7/Portsmouth) Andrew Paton (3/Motherwell) Alexander Rooney Forbes (14/Arsenal) - Lawrence Reilly (19/Hibernian) Wilson Humphries (1/Motherwell) William Thornton (8/Rangers) Allan Duncan Brown (6/Blackpool) William Beveridge Liddell (20/Liverpool)
(Match 226) 18th October 1952 (British Championship) WALES - SCOTLAND 1-2 (1-1) Referee: Alfred Bond (England) Crowd: 60.000, Ninian Park, Cardiff Goals: 1-0 Ford (24), 1-1 Brown (33), 1-2 Liddell (69) WALES: William Warren Shortt - Arthur R.Lever, Alfred Thomaas Sherwood - Royston Paul, William Raymond Daniel, William Arthur (Ronald) Burgess - William Isaiah Foulkes, Ellis Reginald Davies, Trevor Ford, Ivor John Allchurch, Royston James Clarke. SCOTLAND: George Neil Farm (1/Blackpool) - George Lewis Young [c] (35/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (20/Rangers) - James Scoular (8/Portsmouth) Frank Brennan (4/Newcastle United) George Gilbert Miller Aitken (6/Sunderland) - Thomas Wright (1/Sunderland) Allan Duncan Brown (7/Blackpool) Lawrence Reilly (20/Hibernian) William Steel (27/Dundee) William Beveridge Liddell (21/Liverpool)
(Match 227) 5th November 1952 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - NORTHERN IRELAND 1-1 (0-0) Referee: Robert E.Smith (Wales) Crowd: 65.057, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 D'Arcy (82), 1-1 Reilly (89) SCOTLAND: George Neil Farm (2/Blackpool) - George Lewis Young [c] (36/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (21/Rangers) - James Scoular (9/Portsmouth) Frank Brennan (5/Newcastle United) George Gilbert Miller Aitken (7/Sunderland) - Thomas Wright (2/Sunderland) James Tullis Logie (1/Arsenal) Lawrence Reilly (21/Hibernian) William Steel (28/Dundee) William Beveridge Liddell (22/Liverpool) NORTHERN IRELAND: William (Norman) McCourt Uprichard - William George (Leonard) Graham, Alfred McMichael - Robert Dennis (Danny) Blanchflower, William Dickson, Francis Joseph McCourt - William Laurence Bingham, Donal Seamus (Jimmy) D'Arcy, Edward James McMorran, James McIlroy, Charles Tully.
(Match 228) 18th April 1953 (British Championship) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND 2-2 (1-0) Referee: Thomas Mitchell (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 97.000, Wembley Stadium, London Goals: 1-0 Broadis (18), 1-1 Reilly (55), 2-1 Broadis (69), 2-2 Reilly (89) ENGLAND: (Manager: Walter Winterbottom) Gilbert Harold Merrick - Alfred Ernest Ramsey, Lionel Smith - William Ambrose Wright [c], Malcolm Williamson Barrass, James William Dickinson - Thomas Finney, Ivan Arthur (Ivor) Broadis, Nathaniel Lofthouse, Redfern Froggatt, Jack Froggatt. SCOTLAND: George Neil Farm (3/Blackpool) - George Lewis Young [c] (37/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (22/Rangers) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (2/Preston North End) Frank Brennan (6/Newcastle United) Douglas Cowie (1/Dundee) - Thomas Wright (3/Sunderland) Robert Johnstone (6/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (22/Hibernian) William Steel (29/Dundee) William Beveridge Liddell (23/Liverpool) Notes: Scotland and England shared the British Home Championship title.
(Match 229) 6th May 1953 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - SWEDEN 1-2 (1-1) Referee: William Ling (England) Crowd: 83.800, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Lofgren (32), 1-1 Johnstone (40), 1-2 Eriksson (55) SCOTLAND: George Neil Farm (4/Blackpool) - George Lewis Young [c] (38/Rangers) R. John Little (1/Rangers) - Robert Evans (12/Celtic) Douglas Cowie (2/Dundee) Thomas Henderson Docherty (3/Preston North End) - John Gillespie Henderson (1/Portsmouth) Robert Johnstone (7/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (23/Hibernian) William Steel (30/Dundee) Thomas Ring (1/Clyde) SWEDEN: Karl Svensson - Orvar Bergmark, Lennart Samuelsson - Sven-Ove Svensson, Bengt Gustavsson, Gosta Lindh - Gosta Sandberg, Hans Andersson, Gosta Lofgren, Lars Eriksson, Sylve Bengtsson.
(Match 230) 3rd October 1953 (British Championship & 1954 World Cup Qualifying Group 3) NORTHERN IRELAND - SCOTLAND 1-3 (0-0) Referee: Arthur Edward Ellis (England) Crowd: 58.248, Windsor Park, Belfast Goals: 0-1 Fleming (47), 0-2 Fleming (69), 1-2 Lockhart (72) penalty, 1-3 Henderson (89) NORTHERN IRELAND: William Smyth - William Edward Cunningham, Alfred McMichael - Robert Dennis (Danny) Blanchflower, James Joseph McCabe, Wilbur Cush - William Laurence Bingham, James McIlroy, William Simpson, Charles Tully, Norman Lockhart. SCOTLAND: George Neil Farm (5/Blackpool) - George Lewis Young [c] (39/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (23/Rangers) - Robert Evans (13/Celtic) Frank Brennan (7/Newcastle United) Douglas Cowie (3/Dundee) - William Waddell (16/Rangers) Charles Fleming (1/East Fife) John McPhail (5/Celtic) James Watson (2/Huddersfield Town) John Gillespie Henderson (2/Portsmouth)
(Match 231) 4th November 1953 (British Championship & 1954 World Cup Qualifying Group 3) SCOTLAND - WALES 3-3 (2-0) Referee: Thomas Mitchell (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 71.378, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Brown (19), 2-0 Johnstone (42), 2-1 Charles (49), 3-1 Reilly (58), 3-2 Allchurch (73), 3-3 Charles (88) SCOTLAND: George Neil Farm (6/Blackpool) - George Lewis Young [c] (40/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (24/Rangers) - Robert Evans (14/Celtic) William Douglas Telfer (1/St Mirren) Douglas Cowie (4/Dundee) - John Archie Mackenzie (1/Partick Thistle) Robert Johnstone (8/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (24/Hibernian) Allan Duncan Brown (8/Blackpool) William Beveridge Liddell (24/Liverpool) WALES: Ronald Gilbert Howells - Walley Barnes, Alfred Thomas Sherwood - Royston Paul, William Raymond Daniel, William Arthur (Ronald) Burgess - William Isaiah Foulkes, Ellis Reginald Davies, William (John) Charles, Ivor John Allchurch, Royston James Clarke.
(Match 232) 3rd April 1954 (British Championship & 1954 World Cup Qualifying Group 3) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 2-4 (1-1) Referee: Thomas Mitchell (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 134.544, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Brown (7), 1-1 Broadis (13), 1-2 Nicholls (50), 1-3 Allen (68), 1-4 Mullen (83), 2-4 Ormond (89) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Beattie/1) George Neil Farm (7/Blackpool) - Michael Haughney (1/Celtic) Samuel Richmond Cox [c] (25/Rangers) - Robert Evans (15/Celtic) Frank Brennan (8/Newcastle United) George Gilbert Miller Aitken (8/Sunderland) - John Archie Mackenzie (2/Partick Thistle) Robert Johnstone (9/Hibernian) John Gillespie Henderson (3/Portsmouth) Allan Duncan Brown (9/Blackpool) William Esplin Ormond (1/Hibernian) ENGLAND: (Manager: Walter Winterbottom) Gilbert Harold Merrick - Ronald Staniforth, Roger William Byrne - William Ambrose Wright [c], Henry Alfred Clarke, James William Dickinson - Thomas Finney, Ivan Arthur (Ivor) Broadis, Ronald Allen, John Nicholls, James Mullen. Notes: Scotland qualified for the 1954 World Cup Finals in Switzerland.
(Match 233) 5th May 1954 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - NORWAY 1-0 (1-0) Referee: John Harold Clough (England) Crowd: 25.897, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 1-0 Hamilton (34) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Beattie/2) Fred Martin (1/Aberdeen) - William Carruthers Cunningham (1/Preston North End) John Aird (1/Burnley) - Thomas Henderson Docherty [c] (4/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (1/Partick Thistle) Robert Evans (16/Celtic) - Robert Johnstone (10/Hibernian) George Hamilton (4/Aberdeen) Patrick McCabe Buckley (1/Aberdeen) Allan Duncan Brown (10/Blackpool) William Esplin Ormond (2/Hibernian) NORWAY: Asbjorn Hansen - Oddvar Hansen, Harry Boye Karlsen - Thorleif Olsen, Thor Hernes, Arne Natland - Willy Fossli, Gunnar Thoresen, Arne Kotte, Hans Nordahl, Gunnar Dybwad.
(Match 234) 19th May 1954 (Friendly match) NORWAY - SCOTLAND 1-1 (0-0) Referee: John Erik Andersson (Sweden) Crowd: 23.849, Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo Goals: 0-1 Mackenzie (55), 1-1 Kure (88) NORWAY: Asbjorn Hansen - Oddvar Hansen, Harry Boye Karlsen - Thorleif Olsen, Thornbjorn Svenssen, Thor Hernes (Arne Natland 56) - Ragnar Hvidsten, Gunnar Thoresen, Arne Kotte, Gunnar Arnesen, Harry Kure. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Beattie/3) Fred Martin (2/Aberdeen) - William Carruthers Cunningham (2/Preston North End) John Aird (2/Burnley) - Thomas Henderson Docherty [c] (5/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (2/Partick Thistle) Douglas Cowie (5/Dundee) - John Archie Mackenzie (3/Partick Thistle) George Hamilton (5/Aberdeen) John Gillespie Henderson (4/Portsmouth) Allan Duncan Brown (11/Blackpool) Neil Mochan (1/Celtic)
(Match 235) 25th May 1954 (Friendly match) FINLAND - SCOTLAND 1-2 (0-1) Referee: Sten R.Ahlner (Sweden) Crowd: 21.685, Olympiastadion, Helsinki Goals: 0-1 Ormond (7), 0-2 Johnstone (47), 1-2 Lahtinen (86) FINLAND: Mauno Rintanen (Aarre Klinga 48) - Ake Lindman, Ibert Henriksson - Turkka Sundback, Lauri Lehtinen, Aimo Sommarberg - Pertti Vanhanen, Matti Hiltunen, Rainer Forss, Olavi Lahtinen, Borje Nygard. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Beattie/4) John Anderson (1/Leicester City) - Alexander Wilson (1/Portsmouth) William Carruthers Cunningham [c] (3/Preston North End) - Robert Evans (17/Celtic) Douglas Cowie (6/Dundee) David Cochrane Mathers (1/Partick Thistle) - John Archie Mackenzie (4/Partick Thistle) Robert Johnstone (11/Hibernian) Allan Duncan Brown (12/Blackpool) William Fernie (1/Celtic) William Esplin Ormond (3/Hibernian)
(Match 236) 16th June 1954 (1954 World Cup Finals, 1st Round, Group 3) AUSTRIA - SCOTLAND 1-0 (1-0) Referee: Laurent Franken (Belgium) Crowd: 25.000, Hardturm, Zurich Goal: 1-0 Probst (35) AUSTRIA: (Coach: Walter Nausch) Kurt Schmied - Gerhard Hanappi, Ernst Happel - Leopold Barschandt, Ernst Ocwirk, Karl Koller - Robert Körner, Walter Schleger, Robert Dienst, Erich Probst, Alfred Körner. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Beattie/5) Fred Martin (3/Aberdeen) - William Carruthers Cunningham [c] (4/Preston North End) John Aird (3/Burnley) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (6/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (3/Partick Thistle) Douglas Cowie (7/Dundee) - John Archie Mackenzie (5/Partick Thistle) William Fernie (2/Celtic) Neil Mochan (2/Celtic) Allan Duncan Brown (13/Blackpool) William Esplin Ormond (4/Hibernian)
(Match 237) 19th June 1954 (1954 World Cup Finals, 1st Round, Group 3) URUGUAY - SCOTLAND 7-0 (2-0) Referee: Vincenzo Orlandini (Italy) Crowd: 43.000, St.Jakob Stadion, Basel Goals: 1-0 Borges (17), 2-0 Miguez (30), 3-0 Borges (47), 4-0 Abbadie (54), 5-0 Borges (57), 6-0 Miguez (83), 7-0 Abbadie (85) URUGUAY: (Coach: Juan Lopez) Roque Gaston Maspoli - Jose Santamaria, William Martinez - Victor Andrade, Obdulio Varela, Luis Alberto Cruz - Julio Cesar Abbadie, Javier Ambrois, Oscar Omar Miguez, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Carlos Borges. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Beattie/6) Fred Martin (4/Aberdeen) - William Carruthers Cunningham [c] (5/Preston North End) John Aird (4/Burnley) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (7/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (4/Partick Thistle) Douglas Cowie (8/Dundee) - John Archie Mackenzie (6/Partick Thistle) William Fernie (3/Celtic) Neil Mochan (3/Celtic) Allan Duncan Brown (14/Blackpool) William Esplin Ormond (5/Hibernian) Notes: This was the record Scottish defeat of all time. Scotland were knocked out after the 1st round. West Germany won the World Cup.
(Match 238) 16th October 1954 (British Championship) WALES - SCOTLAND 0-1 (0-0) Referee: William Ling (England) Crowd: 53.000, Ninian Park, Cardiff Goal: 0-1 Buckley (70) WALES: Alfred John Kelsey - Walley Barnes, Alfred Thomas Sherwood - Royston Paul, William (John) Charles, David Lloyd Bowen - William George Reed, Derek J.R.Tapscott, Trevor Ford, Ivor John Allchurch, Royston James Clarke. SCOTLAND: William A. Fraser (1/Sunderland) - George Lewis Young [c] (41/Rangers) William Carruthers Cunningham (6/Preston North End) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (8/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (5/Partick Thistle) Douglas Cowie (9/Dundee) - William Waddell (17/Rangers) Henry Yorston (1/Aberdeen) Patrick McCabe Buckley (2/Aberdeen) William Fernie (4/Celtic) Thomas Ring (2/Clyde)
(Match 239) 3rd November 1954 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - NORTHERN IRELAND 2-2 (1-2) Referee: Alfred Bond (England) Crowd: 46.200, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Davidson (22), 1-1 Bingham (24), 1-2 McAdams (43), 2-2 Johnstone (74) SCOTLAND: William A. Fraser (2/Sunderland) - George Lewis Young [c] (42/Rangers) William McNaught (5/Raith Rovers) - Robert Evans (18/Celtic) James Anderson Davidson (6/Partick Thistle) Douglas Cowie (10/Dundee) - William Waddell (18/Rangers) Robert Johnstone (12/Hibernian) Patrick McCabe Buckley (3/Aberdeen) William Fernie (5/Celtic) Thomas Ring (3/Clyde) NORTHERN IRELAND: William (Norman) McCourt Uprichard - William George (Leonard) Graham, William Edward Cunningham - Robert Dennis (Danny) Blanchflower, William Terence McCavana, Robert Peacock - William Laurence Bingham, John (Jackie) Blanchflower, William John McAdams, James McIlroy, Peter James McParland.
(Match 240) 8th December 1954 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - HUNGARY 2-4 (1-3) Referee: Leopold Sylvain Horn (Netherlands) Crowd: 113.146, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Bozsik (20), 0-2 Hidegkuti (26), 1-2 Ring (36), 1-3 Sandor (44), 2-3 Johnstone (46), 2-4 Kocsis (89) SCOTLAND: Fred Martin (5/Aberdeen) - William Carruthers Cunningham [c] (7/Preston North End) Harry Haddock (1/Clyde) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (9/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (7/Partick Thistle) John Cumming (1/Heart of Midlothian) - John Archie Mackenzie (7/Partick Thistle) Robert Johnstone (13/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (25/Hibernian) James Wardhaugh (1/Heart of Midlothian) Thomas Ring (4/Clyde) HUNGARY: (Coach: Gusztav Sebes) Lajos Farago - Jeno Buzanszky, Gyula Lorant - Mihaly Lantos, Joszef Bozsik, Ferenc Szojka - Karoly Sandor, Sandor Kocsis, Nandor Hidegkuti, Ferenc Puskas [c], Mate Fenyvesi.
(Match 241) 2nd April 1955 (British Championship) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND 7-2 (4-1) Referee: Benjamin Mervyn Griffiths (Wales) Crowd: 96.847, Wembley Stadium, London Goals: 1-0 Wilshaw (1), 2-0 Lofthouse (7), 2-1 Reilly (15), 3-1 Revie (25), 4-1 Lofthouse (27), 5-1 Wilshaw (70), 6-1 Wilshaw (73), 7-1 Wilshaw (83), 7-2 Docherty (85) ENGLAND: (Manager: Walter Winterbottom) Bert Frederick Williams - James Meadows, Roger William Byrne - Kenneth Armstrong, William Ambrose Wright [c], Duncan Edwards - Stanley Matthews, Donald George Revie, Nathaniel Lofthouse, Dennis J.Wilshaw, Frank Blunstone. SCOTLAND: Fred Martin (6/Aberdeen) - William Carruthers Cunningham [c] (8/Preston North End) Harry Haddock (2/Clyde) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (10/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (8/Partick Thistle) John Cumming (2/Heart of Midlothian) - John Archie Mackenzie (8/Partick Thistle) Robert Johnstone (14/Manchester City) Lawrence Reilly (26/Hibernian) John Livingstone (Ian) McMillan (4/Airdrieonians) Thomas Ring (5/Clyde)
(Match 242) 4th May 1955 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - PORTUGAL 3-0 (2-0) Referee: Juan Gardeazabal (Spain) Crowd: 20.858, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Gemmell (7), 2-0 Liddell (36), 3-0 Reilly (89) SCOTLAND: Thomas Younger (1/Hibernian) - Alexander Hershaw Parker (1/Falkirk) Harry Haddock (3/Clyde) - Robert Evans (19/Celtic) George Lewis Young [c] (43/Rangers) John Cumming (3/Heart of Midlothian) - Gordon Smith (10/Hibernian) Archibald Clark Robertson (1/Clyde) Lawrence Reilly (27/Hibernian) Thomas Gemmell (1/St Mirren) William Beveridge Liddell (25/Liverpool) PORTUGAL: (Coach: Joao Joaquim Tavares da Silva) CARLOS Antonio do Carmo Costa GOMES - Manuel Antonio CALDEIRA, Angelo Ferreira CARVALHO - FERNANDO Augusto do Amaral CAIADO, Manuel PASSOS Fernandes [c], EMIDIO da Silva GRAÇA - JOSE Pinto de Carvalho Santos AGUAS, Sebastiao Lucas da Fonseca-MATATEU, MARIO Esteves COLUNA, Jose Antonio Barreto TRAVAÇOS, Joao Baptista MARTINS.
(Match 243) 15th May 1955 (Friendly match) YUGOSLAVIA - SCOTLAND 2-2 (2-2) Referee: Vincenzo Orlandini (Italy) Crowd: 20.000, Stadion Jugoslovenska Narodna Armija (JNA), Belgrade Goals: 1-0 Veselinovic (13), 1-1 Reilly (29), 2-1 Vukas (38), 2-2 Smith (39) YUGOSLAVIA: (Coach: Aleksandar Tirnanic) Vladimir Beara (Branko Kralj 65) - Bruno Belin, Milan Zekovic - Zlatko Cajkovski, Suad Svraka, Vujadin Boskov - Todor Veselinovic, Milos Milutinovic, Bernard Vukas, Stjepan Bobek, Branislav (Branko) Zebec. SCOTLAND: Thomas Younger (2/Hibernian) - Alexander Hershaw Parker (2/Falkirk) Harry Haddock (4/Clyde) - Robert Evans (20/Celtic) George Lewis Young [c] (44/Rangers) John Cumming (4/Heart of Midlothian) - Gordon Smith (11/Hibernian) Robert Young Collins (4/Celtic) Lawrence Reilly (28/Hibernian) Thomas Gemmell (2/St Mirren) William Beveridge Liddell (26/Liverpool)
(Match 244) 19th May 1955 (Friendly match) AUSTRIA - SCOTLAND 1-4 (0-2) Referee: Dr.Giorgio Bernardi (Italy) Crowd: 65.000, Praterstadion, Vienna Goals: 0-1 Robertson (1), 0-2 Smith (43), 0-3 Liddell (70), 1-3 Ocwirk (87), 1-4 Reilly (88) AUSTRIA: (Coach: Karl Geyer) Kurt Schmied - Paul Halla, Leopold Barschandt - Gerhard Hanappi, Rudolf Röckl, Ernst Ocwirk - Otto Hofbauer, Theodor Wagner, Richard Brousek (Robert Dienst 36), Erich Probst, Dr.Walter Schleger. SCOTLAND: Thomas Younger (3/Hibernian) - Alexander Hershaw Parker (3/Falkirk) Andrew Kerr (1/Partick Thistle) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (11/Preston North End) Robert Evans (21/Celtic) Douglas Cowie (11/Dundee) - Gordon Smith [c] (12/Hibernian) Robert Young Collins (5/Celtic) Lawrence Reilly (29/Hibernian) Archibald Clark Robertson (2/Clyde) William Beveridge Liddell (27/Liverpool) Notes: Leopold Barschandt was sent-off for persistent kicking after 57 Minutes.
(Match 245) 29th May 1955 (Friendly match) HUNGARY - SCOTLAND 3-1 (0-1) Referee: Friedrich Seipelt (Austria) Crowd: 102.000, Nepstadion, Budapest Goals: 0-1 Smith (42), 1-1 Hidegkuti (51), 2-1 Kocsis (59), 3-1 Fenyvesi (68) HUNGARY: (Coach: Gusztav Sebes) Imre Danka (Lajos Farago 46) - Jeno Buzanszky, Pal Vinkovics Varhidi - Mihaly Lantos, Joszef Bozsik, Ferenc Szojka - Karoly Sandor, Nandor Hidegkuti, Sandor Kocsis (Peter Palotas 44), Ferenc Puskas, Mate Fenyvesi. SCOTLAND: Thomas Younger (4/Hibernian) - Andrew Kerr (2/Partick Thistle) Harry Haddock (5/Clyde) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (12/Preston North End) Robert Evans (22/Celtic) Douglas Cowie (12/Dundee) - Gordon Smith [c] (13/Hibernian) Robert Young Collins (6/Celtic) Lawrence Reilly (30/Hibernian) Archibald Clark Robertson (3/Clyde) William Beveridge Liddell (28/Liverpool)
(Match 246) 8th October 1955 (British Championship) NORTHERN IRELAND - SCOTLAND 2-1 (2-0) Referee: John H.Kelly (England) Crowd: 48.000, Windsor Park, Belfast Goals: 1-0 J.Blanchflower (7), 2-0 Bingham (16), 2-1 Reilly (62) NORTHERN IRELAND: William (Norman) McCourt Uprichard - William George (Leonard) Graham, William Edward Cunningham - Robert Dennis (Danny) Blanchflower, William Terence McCavana, Robert Peacock - William Laurence Bingham, John (Jackie) Blanchflower, Francis (Fay) Coyle, James McIlroy, Peter James McParland. SCOTLAND: Thomas Younger (5/Hibernian) - Alexander Hershaw Parker (4/Falkirk) Joseph McDonald (1/Sunderland) - Robert Evans (23/Celtic) George Lewis Young [c] (45/Rangers) Archie Glen (1/Aberdeen) - Gordon Smith (14/Hibernian) Robert Young Collins (7/Celtic) Lawrence Reilly (31/Hibernian) Robert Johnstone (15/Manchester City) William Beveridge Liddell (29/Liverpool)
(Match 247) 9th November 1955 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - WALES 2-0 (2-0) Referee: Reginald J.Leafe (England) Crowd: 53.887, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Johnstone (14), Johnstone (25) SCOTLAND: Thomas Younger (6/Hibernian) - Alexander Hershaw Parker (5/Falkirk) Joseph McDonald (2/Sunderland) - Robert Evans (24/Celtic) George Lewis Young [c] (46/Rangers) Douglas Cowie (13/Dundee) - Gordon Smith (15/Hibernian) Robert Johnstone (16/Manchester City) Lawrence Reilly (32/Hibernian) Robert Young Collins (8/Celtic) John Gillespie Henderson (5/Portsmouth) WALES: (Manager: Walley Barnes) Alfred John Kelsey - Stuart Grenville Williams, Alfred Thomas Sherwood - Melfyn Charles, William (John) Charles, Royston Paul - Derek J.R.Tapscott, Noel Kinsey, Trevor Ford, Ivor John Allchurch, Clifford W.Jones.


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