Scotland Unofficial Matches 1929-1935


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Tuesday 28th May 1929 (Unofficial international)
NORWAY - SCOTLAND XI  0-4  (0-1)
Referee: R Randers-Johansen (Norway)
Crowd: 12.000, Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo
Goals: 0-1 Fleming (31), 0-2 Rankin (64), 0-3 Nisbet (71), 0-4 Rankin (75) penalty

NORWAY: 
Henry Johansen (VIF) [sub: Ingvald Froysa (Frigg Oslo) 18], Knut Ellingsrud (Orn FK Orten), Ingar Pedersen (Orn FK Orten), 
Alf Arnesen (Stromsgodset) [sub: F Foss (Lynn Oslo) 46], T Hamre (Start), Sigurd Olsen (Fredrikstad), Sigurd Andersen 
(Mjondalen), Erling Andersen (Mjondalen), Einar Andersen (Mjondalen), Sten Moe (Fredrikstad), Arthur Andersen (Mjondalen).

SCOTLAND XI:
Alexander (Sandy) McLaren              (St.Johnstone)
Douglas Herbert Gray                   (Rangers)
James Sermagour Crapnell               (Airdrieonians)
Hugh Auld Morton                       (Kilmarnock)
Allan Craig                            (Motherwell)
Thomas Craig                           (Rangers)
James Nisbet                           (Ayr United)
Alexander George Cheyne                (Aberdeen)
James William Fleming                  (Rangers)
Robert Rankin                          (St.Mirren)
Robert Howe                            (Hamilton Academical)


Wednesday 8th May 1935 (King George V Jubilee Trust Fund) ENGLAND XI - ANGLO-SCOTS XI 0-1 (0-0) Referee: R Brown (London) Crowd: 8.944, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London Goal: 0-1 Mutch (82) ENGLAND XI: Henry Edward Wright (Charlton), Frederick Charles Channell (Tottenham Hotspur), Edris Albert Hapgood (Arsenal), William John Crayston (Arsenal), Bernard Joy (Casuals), Harold Sydney Miller (Chelsea), John Morton (West Ham United), Edwin Raymond Bowden (Arsenal), John William Holliday (Brentford), George William Hall (Tottenham Hotspur), Harold Henry Frederick Hobbis (Charlton). ANGLO-SCOTS XI: John (Jakey) Jackson (Chelsea) Joseph Nibloe (Sheffield Wednesday) Daniel Blair (Aston Villa) John Hughes McGeavy Hutcheson (Chelsea) Robert Craig Salmond (Portsmouth) John Ross Thomson (Everton) Frank Robert Hill (Arsenal) John Murdoch Beattie (Blackburn Rovers) James Morton Maxwell (Preston North End) George Mutch (Manchester United) William Lawrence Cook (Bolton Wanderers) Notes: The King George V Jubilee Trust Fund was established to commemorate the Silver Jubilee by raising funds to provide sports facilities for young people. Football matches were played to benefit the Fund. The Scottish team was described as Anglo-Scots, the term used for Scottish footballers who played for English clubs. The team was selected by the Scottish Football Association.
Sunday 19th May 1935 (North America tour) UNITED STATES XI - SCOTLAND XI 1-5 (1-3) Referee: Manuel Antonio (nk) Crowd: 22.970, Polo Grounds, New York Goals: 1-0 McEwan (17), 1-1 Duncan (27), 1-2 Mills (32), 1-3 Meiklejohn (44) penalty, 1-4 Duncan (53), 1-5 Wilson (70) UNITED STATES XI: Stanley Chesney (New York Americans), Edward Glover (New York Brookhattan), George Moorhouse (New York Americans), Joseph Martinelli (Pawtucket Rangers), John Slavin (New York Brookhattan), John McManus (New York Americans), Erno Schwarcz (New York Americans), Walter Dick (Pawtucket Rangers), John McEwan (Brooklyn Celtic), William Ballantyne (Newark Germans) [sub: James McGregor (Kearny Scots) minutes nk], George Conn (Kearny Scots) [sub: Fabri Salcedo (Brooklyn Hispano) minutes nk]. SCOTLAND XI: William Stevenson (Clyde) Andrew Smellie Anderson (Heart of Midlothian) George Cummings (Partick Thistle) David Ditchburn Meiklejohn (Rangers) Thomas McCall Smith (Kilmarnock) Robert Fraser (Aberdeen) Robert Frame Main (Rangers) Thomas Walker (Heart of Midlothian) David Wilson (Hamilton Academical) William Mills (Aberdeen) Douglas "Dally" Duncan (Derby County) Notes: There are several different versions of the name of the opposition. It was clearly an American representative team but the players were all drawn from the Eastern United States. We have read alternative spellings of Schwarcz's surname.
Saturday 8th June 1935 (North America tour) EASTERN CANADA ALL STARS - SCOTLAND XI 0-6 (0-3) Referee: nk Crowd: 8.000, Soldiers Field, Toronto, Ontario Goals: 0-1 Ferguson (16), 0-2 Miller (nk), 0-3 Ferguson (nk), 0-4 D.Wilson (51), 0-5 Miller (nk), 0-6 P.Wilson (70) EASTERN CANADA ALL STARS: Len Wollacott (Toronto British Consols), Bill Davison (Toronto Ulster United), Cyril Davies (Toronto Maple Leafs), Harry Phillips (Toronto Scottish), Kai Sandvig (Toronto Scottish), Jimmy Hagen (Toronto British Consols), (First name nk) McAllister (Falconbridge Falcons), George Simpson (Frood Mines Tigers), George Graham (Toronto Ulster United), Norman Donald (Toronto British Consols), Percy Manuel (Montreal Carsteel). SCOTLAND XI: William Stevenson (Clyde) Andrew Smellie Anderson (Heart of Midlothian) George Cummings (Partick Thistle) Peter Wilson (Celtic) Thomas McCall Smith (Kilmarnock) Robert Logan "Whitey" McDonald (Rangers) Alexander Ferguson (St.Johnstone) Thomas Walker (Heart of Midlothian) David Wilson (Hamilton Academical) William Rennie Miller (Partick Thistle) Douglas "Dally" Duncan (Derby County) Notes: Robert McDonald was born in Ireland, emigrated at an early age to Canada and came to Scotland in 1928 after being signed by Rangers. He went on to play two official internationals for Ireland against Scotland (Match 148) and England on 17th October 1931. He was nicknamed "Whitey" due to the colour of his hair.
Sunday 9th June 1935 (North America tour) UNITED STATES XI - SCOTLAND XI 1-4 (nk) Referee: Andrew Tehel (New York) Crowd: 8.436, Newark High School Stadium, Newark, New Jersey Goals: We do not know the sequence of scoring but the Scottish goals were scored by Meiklejohn pen, Duncan, Gallacher & Mills and we believe in that order. Moorhouse scored for the United States. UNITED STATES XI: George Davis (Kearny Scots), Edward Glover (New York Brookhattan), George Moorhouse (New York Americans), John Slavin (New York Brookhattan), William Watson (St.Louis Central Breweries), William Fiedler (Philadelphia German-American), Robert Nicol (Philadelphia German-American), Francis Ryan (Philadelphia German-American), Aldo Donelli (Pittsburgh Morgan), William [Shamus] O'Brien (Kearny Irish) [sub: Les Wittek (Newark Germans) minutes nk], Samuel McAlees (Philadelphia German-American). SCOTLAND XI: William Stevenson (Clyde) Andrew Smellie Anderson (Heart of Midlothian) George Cummings (Partick Thistle) Peter Wilson (Celtic) Thomas McCall Smith (Kilmarnock) David Ditchburn Meiklejohn (Rangers) William Rennie Miller (Partick Thistle) Hugh Kilpatrick Gallacher (Derby County) Thomas Walker (Heart of Midlothian) William Mills (Aberdeen) Douglas "Dally" Duncan (Derby County)
Wednesday 21st August 1935 (King George V Jubilee Trust Fund) SCOTLAND XI - ENGLAND 4-2 (3-0) Referee: William Webb (Glasgow) Crowd: 56.316, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Delaney (9), 2-0 Armstrong (32), 3-0 Walker (42) penalty, 4-0 Walker (51), 4-1 Gurney (70), 4-2 Westwood (86) SCOTLAND XI: John (Jakey) Jackson (Chelsea) Andrew Smellie Anderson (Heart of Midlothian) George Cummings (Partick Thistle) Alexander Massie (Heart of Midlothian) James McMillan Simpson (Rangers) George Clark Phillips Brown (Rangers) James Delaney (Celtic) Thomas Walker (Heart of Midlothian) Matthew Armstrong (Aberdeen) William Mills (Aberdeen) Douglas "Dally" Duncan (Derby County) ENGLAND: Henry Edward Hibbs (Birmingham), Charles [George] Male (Arsenal), Edris Albert Hapgood (Arsenal) capt., Clifford Samuel Britton (Everton), Walter Millership (Sheffield Wednesday), John Bray (Manchester City) [sub: Septimus Charles Smith (Leicester City) 46], John Morton (West Ham United), Horatio Stratton (Raich) Carter (Sunderland), Robert Gurney (Sunderland), William [Raymond] Westwood (Bolton Wanderers), Walter Edward Boyes (West Bromwich Albion).


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