Scotland Unofficial Matches 1946-1959

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Saturday 2nd February 1946 (Victory international)
Referee: David Maxwell (Belfast, Ireland - IFA)
Crowd: 53.000, Windsor Park, Belfast
Goals: 1-0 Walsh (18), 1-1 Liddell (19), 2-1 Walsh (32), 2-2 Hamilton (56), 2-3 Liddell (76)

Thomas Breen (Linfield), Walter S McMillen (Belfast Celtic), James McBurney Feeney (Linfield), James Todd (Blackpool), 
John Joseph Vernon (Belfast Celtic), Thomas Aherne (Belfast Celtic), Kevin Patrick O'Flanagan (Arsenal), Alexander
Ernest Stevenson (Everton) capt., David John Walsh (Linfield), John James Carey (Manchester United), Patrick Bonnar 
(Belfast Celtic).

Robert Brown                           (Queen's Park)
James McGowan                          (Partick Thistle)
John (Jock) Shaw                       (Rangers) capt. 
William Bowie Campbell                 (Morton)
Andrew Paton                           (Motherwell)
George Denholm Paterson                (Celtic) 
William Tweedie Orr Waddell            (Rangers)
George Hamilton                        (Aberdeen)
Ephraim "Jock" Dodds     	       (Blackpool)
Kenneth MacTaggart Chisholm            (Queen's Park)
William Beveridge Liddell              (Liverpool)

Notes:  "IRELAND(IFA)" is used to describe the Irish Football Association (IFA) based in Belfast in all matches – 
        official and unofficial - from 1921 to 1953 inclusive. It is to differentiate it from the Football Association 
        of Ireland (FAI), formed in Dublin in 1921. From 1921 to 1953 both associations styled their teams as Ireland. 
        A more detailed explanation is included at point 1 in the notes on the page of "Scotland - International Results".  
        One source gives the Scottish goal in the 56th minute to Dodds.
        The attendance was a new record for Windsor Park.

Saturday 13th April 1946 (Victory international) SCOTLAND XI - ENGLAND 1-0 (0-0) Referee: Peter Craigmyle (Aberdeen, Scotland) Crowd: 139.468, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 1-0 Delaney (88) SCOTLAND XI: Robert Brown (Queen's Park) David Shaw (Hibernian) John (Jock) Shaw (Rangers) capt. William Bowie Campbell (Morton) Frank Brennan (Airdrieonians) John (Jacky) Husband (Partick Thistle) William Tweedie Orr Waddell (Rangers) Cornelius (Neil) Dougall (Birmingham City) James Delaney (Manchester United) Thomas Walker (Heart of Midlothian) William Beveridge Liddell (Liverpool) ENGLAND: Frank Victor Swift (Manchester City), Lawrence Scott (Arsenal), George Francis Moutry Hardwick (Middlesbrough), William Ambrose Wright (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Cornelius (Neil) Franklin (Stoke City), Joseph Mercer (Everton) capt., William Bethwaite Elliott (West Bromwich Albion), Leonard Francis Shackleton (Bradford (Park Avenue)), Thomas Lawton (Chelsea), James Hagan (Sheffield United), Denis Charles Scott Compton (Arsenal). Notes: John and David Shaw were brothers. This capacity of the ground was set at 138.000 and was all-ticket. The actual attendance was the fifth highest- ever crowd at Hampden Park and exceeded the limit set. Despite this about 1.000 ticket holders were unable to gain entry as the Police judged the terraces were full and ordered the turnstiles to be closed. The unlucky supporters organised an urgent meeting and sent a petition of complaint to the Scottish Football Association.
Saturday 24th August 1946 (Bolton Disaster Fund) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND XI 2-2 (2-1) Referee: George Dutton (Warwick, England) Crowd: 70.000, Maine Road, Manchester Goals: 1-0 Welsh (12), 1-1 Thornton (24), 2-1 Welsh (44) penalty, 2-2 Thornton (85) ENGLAND: Frank Victor Swift (Manchester City) capt., Joseph Walton (Manchester United), George Francis Moutry Hardwick (Middlesbrough), William Ambrose Wright (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Leon Harry Leuty (Derby County), Frank Rollason Mitchell (Birmingham City), Stanley Matthews (Stoke City), Donald Welsh (Charlton Athletic), Reginald Lewis (Arsenal), Alfred [Walter] Fielding (Everton), Charles Mitten (Manchester United). SCOTLAND XI: William Miller (Celtic) David Shaw (Hibernian) John (Jock) Shaw (Rangers) capt. William Bowie Campbell (Morton) Frank Brennan (Newcastle United) John (Jacky) Husband (Partick Thistle) William Tweedie Orr Waddell (Rangers) Cornelius (Neil) Dougall (Birmingham City) William Thornton (Rangers) George Hamilton (Aberdeen) William Beveridge Liddell (Liverpool) Notes: This match was played for the benefit of the Bolton Disaster Fund. The Bolton disaster occurred at Burnden Park, Bolton on 9th March 1946 when 33 spectators died and hundreds of others were injured due to crushing at a Bolton Wanderers v Stoke City FA Cup match. The Scottish Football Association made a donation of £1,000 to the fund and agreed to pay all its own expenses relating to this fund-raising match. The match raised approx. £12,000. The attendance at Maine Road was limited to 70.000, more than 10.000 below the holding capacity at the time. The report into the disaster had been published by the time of the match with recommendations to improve crowd control. Clubs took immediate action and it is likely the 70.000 limit was imposed as a direct result of the report. George Dutton had reached the upper age limit as a referee and was not included on the Football League list of referees for the forthcoming 1946/47 season. However, as he was the referee at the Bolton disaster match he was asked to officiate at this game.
Wednesday 28th May 1947 (Friendly match) BRITISH ARMY OF THE RHINE COMBINED SERVICES XI - SCOTLAND XI 4-3 (1-2) Referee: nk Crowd: 30.000, Bahrenfeld Stadium, Hamburg Goals: 0-1 Young (9), 1-1 Thompson (14), 1-2 Pearson (40), 2-2 Dutchman (66), 3-2 Lee (71), 4-2 Thompson (80), 4-3 Pearson (85) BAOR COMBINED SERVICES XI: Sgt James Clews Cowan (Morton), Sgt Ivor Verdun Powell (Queen's Park Rangers), Sgt James Guy Taylor (Fulham), Capt Thomas Stewart (Queen's Park), Sgt Ronald Frederick Stitfall (Cardiff City), Capt Alexander Cross (Queen's Park) (captain), Sgt Dennis Thompson (Sheffield United), FO John Arthur Dutchman (Leeds United), Cpl George Thomas Lee (York City), Sgt Edward Francis Baily (Tottenham Hotspur), Cpl Thomas Powell (Derby County). SCOTLAND XI: William Miller (Celtic) David Shaw (Hibernian) John (Jock) Shaw (Rangers) Hugh Brown (Partick Thistle) William Alexander Woodburn (Rangers) John (Jacky) Husband (Partick Thistle) William MacFarlane (Heart of Midlothian) Robert Wilson Flavell (Airdrieonians) George Lewis Young (Rangers) William Steele (Morton) Thomas Usher Pearson (Newcastle United) Notes: The newspaper match reports give the name Sgt Powell (Queen's Park), however, we believe that this is Welsh international Ivor Powell of Queen's Park Rangers. The original name of the English club Queen's Park Rangers (with an apostrophe) was changed to Queens Park Rangers (without an apostrophe) from the beginning of the 1968/69 season. The secretary of the club had redesigned the matchday programme in October 1967 and with it dropped the apostrophe for an aesthetic not a grammatical reason. This style was adopted by the club after that.
Wednesday 23rd February 1949 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND XI - BRITISH ARMY 7-1 (5-0) Referee: John Alexander Mowat (Burnside, Scotland) Crowd: 20.224, Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh Goals: 1-0 Turnbull (17), 2-0 Mason (25), 3-0 Ormond (33), 4-0 Thornton (35), 5-0 Ormond (41), 6-0 Thornton (46), 6-1 Johnstone (52), 7-1 Turnbull (74) SCOTLAND XI: James Clews Cowan (Morton) William Douglas Telfer (St.Mirren) Thomas Fleming McKenzie (Heart of Midlothian) Robert Evans (Celtic) George Lewis Young (Rangers) capt. Alfred Boyd (Dundee) William Tweedie Orr Waddell (Rangers) James Mason (Third Lanark) William Thornton (Rangers) Edward Hunter Turnbull (Hibernian) William Esplin Ormond (Hibernian) BRITISH ARMY: Pte Ronald Campbell Simpson (RAC & Queen's Park), Gnr John Alfred Flavell (RA & West Bromwich Albion), S/I W Crosbie (APTC), Pte Cameron Campbell Buchanan (South Staffs Regt & Wolverhampton Wanderers), SQMS Percy Arthur Andrews (Royal Signals & York City), L/Cpl Dennis Victor Martin (RAOC & Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic), L/Cpl Walter Alexander Alan Hinshelwood (Middlesex Regt & Fulham), Dvr Robert Johnstone (RASC & Hibernian), Gnr John Wallace (Iain) Jamieson (RA & Coventry City), L/Cpl William Simeon McPhail (HLI & Clyde), L/Cpl James [Ernest/(Ernie)] Bond (East Lancs Regt & Preston North End). Notes: The Scottish Fuel Efficiency Committee made a formal protest to the War Office about this match. It was concerned that the game played on a midweek afternoon would lead to absenteeism and interfere with industrial production. The War Office pointed out that the SFA had set the date for the match that was a practice match for the Scotland XI and similar matches had drawn small attendances of 6-7.000. Sir Patrick Dollan, chairman of the committee was told that the War Office would not have allowed the match to go ahead if they knew the attendance was likely to exceed those of previous games. Sir Patrick wrote to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to raise his concerns that Scottish football was not falling in line with England and was still playing matches in midweek.
Monday 30th May 1949 (North America tour) AMERICAN SOCCER LEAGUE - SCOTLAND XI 1-4 (1-2) Referee: James Stevenson (nk) Crowd: 12.000, Triborough Stadium, New York Goals: 0-1 Houliston (10), 0-2 Thornton (25), 1-2 McCann (39), 1-3 Steel (53), 1-4 Evans (73) AMERICAN SOCCER LEAGUE: Eugene A Olaff (Brooklyn Hispano), Erwin Finsterwald (New York Americans), Benjamin Wattman (Brooklyn Hakoah), Joseph Andre Maca (Brooklyn Hispano), John Calder (Kearny Scots), George McCann (Brooklyn Hispano), John Hynes (New York Americans), Jesus "Pito" Villalón (Brookhattan), Joseph Edouard Gaetjens (Brookhattan), John O'Connell (New York Americans), Efrain "Chico" Chacurian (Brooklyn Hispano). SCOTLAND XI: James Robertson Brown (Heart of Midlothian) Thomas [John/(Jock)] Govan (Hibernian) George Lewis Young (Rangers) Robert Evans (Celtic) William Alexander Woodburn (Rangers) William Yates Redpath (Motherwell) William Tweedie Orr Waddell (Rangers) William Thornton (Rangers) William Houliston (Queen of the South) William Steel (Derby County) Lawrance Reilly (Hibernian) Notes: The Americans played with ten men for the final 40 minutes when Maca has to leave the pitch with a suspected broke nose. The pre-match agreement only allowed a substitution for an injured goalkeeper.
Thursday 9th June 1949 (North America tour) EASTERN CANADA ALL-STARS - SCOTLAND XI 2-5 (1-4) Referee: Tom Goring (nk) Crowd: 12.000, Stade Delorimier, Montreal Goals: 0-1 Orr (4), 0-2 Thornton (8), 0-3 Reilly (15), 1-3 Godfrey (20), 1-4 Orr (26), 1-5 Thornton (71), 2-5 Godfrey (2ndH) EASTERN CANADA ALL-STARS: Abie Grosser (Montreal Stelco), Bill Kennedy (Toronto Scottish), Doug Cunningham (Montreal Stelco), Johnny Sinclair (Montreal Cancar), Art Froggatt (Canadair Falcons (Montreal)), Joe Caplan (Montreal Stelco), Les Talbot (Hamilton [club not known]), Andy Menyies (Montreal Cancar), Bruce Godfrey (Montreal Stelco), Doug McMahon (Montreal Cancar), Jimmy Weir (Toronto Canadiens). SCOTLAND XI: James Robertson Brown (Heart of Midlothian) Thomas [John/(Jock)] Govan (Hibernian) William Douglas Telfer (St.Mirren) Robert Evans (Celtic) William Alexander Woodburn (Rangers) William Yates Redpath (Motherwell) John Archie MacKenzie (Partick Thistle) William Thornton (Rangers) Lawrance Reilly (Hibernian) Thomas Bingham Orr (Morton) William Tweedie Orr Waddell (Rangers)
Sunday 19th June 1949 (North America tour) UNITED STATES - SCOTLAND XI 0-4 (0-2) Referee: Sam Galin (New York) Crowd: 17.000, Triborough Stadium, New York Goals: 0-1 Steel (12), 0-2 Steel (30), 0-3 Waddell (nk), 0-4 Waddell (89) UNITED STATES: Eugene A Olaff (Brooklyn Hispano), Louis Yakopec (Harmarville Hurricanes), Manuel Oliveira "Youngie" Martin (Fall River Ponta Delgada), John O'Connell (New York Americans), Charles Martin Colombo (St.Louis Simpkins-Ford), Walter Bahr (Philadelphia Nationals), Howard Whatford (New York Hakoah) [sub: Pete Matevich (Chicago Slovak) "just after the interval"], Herman Graesser (New York Sport Club), William Sheppell (Newark German), John Souza-Benavides (Fall River Ponta Delgada), Frank "Shorty" Moniz (Fall River Ponta Delgada). SCOTLAND XI: James Robertson Brown (Heart of Midlothian) George Lewis Young (Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (Rangers) William Yates Redpath (Motherwell) William Alexander Woodburn (Rangers) George Graham Aitken (East Fife) William Tweedie Orr Waddell (Rangers) Thomas Bingham Orr (Morton) William Thornton (Rangers) William Steel (Derby County) Lawrance Reilly (Hibernian) Notes: Later in the second-half Bahr went off injured leaving the USA with ten men for the remainder of the match. The United States Soccer Federation considers this a full international match.
Monday 3rd March 1952 (Friendly match) BRITISH ARMY - SCOTLAND XI 1-3 (1-2) Referee: Patrick F Power (York, England) Crowd: 13.690, St James Park, Newcastle Goals: 1-0 Parry (4), 1-1 McMillan (5), 1-2 McMillan (30), 1-3 McMillan (55) BRITISH ARMY: Pte John Anderson (RAMC & Leicester City), L/Cpl William Dodgin (RAMC & Fulham), Pte Ronald [Barrington/(Barry)] Mansell (RAOC & Portsmouth), Pte Anthony Vittorio Marchi (RAOC & Tottenham Hotspur), Gnr Geoffrey Twentyman (Royal Artillery & Carlisle United), Tpr Alexander [Ewan] Fenton (14/20th Hussars & Blackpool), Pte John Gillespie (Jackie) Henderson (RAOC & Portsmouth), Sgt William Anderson (REME & Bishop Auckland), Pte Victor Albert William Keeble (RAOC & Newcastle United), L/Cpl John Parry (Sherwood Foresters & Derby County), Sgn Brian Frear (Royal Signals & Huddersfield Town). SCOTLAND XI: James Clews Cowan (Morton) Hugh Howie (Hibernian) William McNaught (Raith Rovers) John Miller (Ian) McColl (Rangers) Kenneth Gordon Thomson (Aberdeen) Andrew Black Leigh (Raith Rovers) Gordon Smith (Hibernian) Robert Johnstone (Hibernian) Lawrance Reilly (Hibernian) John Livingstone (Ian) McMillan (Airdrieonians) Thomas Ring (Clyde)
Monday 2nd March 1953 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND XI - BRITISH ARMY 2-1 (1-0) Crowd: 16.000, Hampden Park, Glasgow Referee: William Brittle (Glasgow, Scotland) Goals: 1-0 Johnstone (6), 2-0 Davidson (72) penalty, 2-1 Hooper (85) SCOTLAND XI: James Clews Cowan (Morton) George Lewis Young (Rangers) Henry (Harry) Haddock (Clyde) John Miller (Ian) McColl (Rangers) James Anderson Davidson (Partick Thistle) Douglas Cowie (Dundee) John Buchanan (Clyde) Robert Johnstone (Hibernian) James Patterson (Queen of the South) James Bonthrone (East Fife) Thomas Ring (Clyde) BRITISH ARMY: Pte William Alexander Noel Fraser (Airdrieonians), Pte Philip Edward Gunter (Portsmouth), Pte John Frederick Bond (West Ham United), Pte Anthony Vittorio Marchi (Tottenham Hotspur), Spr James Gibb Fotheringham (Arsenal), Gnr Ronald Clayton (Blackburn Rovers), Pte James Meadows (Manchester City), Sgn Albert Quixall (Sheffield Wednesday), Pte Derek Jabez Hines (Leicester City), Pte Victor Albert Williams Keeble (Newcastle United), Pte Harold (Harry) Hooper (West Ham United).
Thursday 30th April 1953 (Jimmy Mason Testimonial Match) SCOTLAND XI - SUNDERLAND 5-0 (1-0) Referee: nk Crowd: 13.852, Cathkin Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Liddell (17), 2-0 McPhail (59), 3-0 McPhail (67), 4-0 McPhail (73), 5-0 Wright (80) SCOTLAND XI: James Clews Cowan (Morton) George Lewis Young (Rangers) James Swanson Harrower (Third Lanark) James Scoular (Portsmouth) Douglas Cowie (Dundee) George Graham Aitken (Sunderland) Thomas Wright (Sunderland) David Aitken Henderson (Third Lanark) William Simeon McPhail (Clyde) William Steel (Dundee) William Beveridge Liddell (Liverpool) SUNDERLAND: Joseph Henry Threadgold, John Graham Surtees Stelling, John Robert Hedley, Stanley Anderson, William Walsh, Arthur William Tempest Wright, William Laurence Bingham, John Harold Kirtley, Trevor Ford, Leonard Francis Shackleton, Geoffrey Toseland. Notes: This was a match organised to raise money for the testimonial fund established for Jimmy Mason. He signed for Third Lanark in 1936 and had played for the club continuously until he was forced to retire through injury in 1953. He played in seven full internationals for Scotland between 1948-1951 and was never cautioned by a referee during his long career. Sir George Graham, SFA secretary, helped organise an interesting game that would attract a good attendance. He invited Sunderland FC to play a Scotland XI at the home ground of Third Lanark FC. Cathkin Park was the name given to the 2nd Hampden Park when Third Lanark took over the ground in 1904.
Wednesday 18th November 1953 (Friendly match) BRITISH ARMY - SCOTLAND XI 2-3 (0-1) Referee: WO W H A Pearce (REME) Crowd: 8.200, Goodison Park, Liverpool Goals: 0-1 Fernie (12), 1-1 Quixall (46), 2-1 Simpson (68), 2-2 Reilly (70), 2-3 Baird (84) penalty BRITISH ARMY: Cfn William Alexander Noel Fraser (REME & Airdrieonians), L/Cpl Philip Edward Gunter (RAOC & Portsmouth), Pte Melvyn Hopkins (RAOC & Tottenham Hotspur), L/Cpl Norman Victor Deeley (South Staffs Regt & Wolverhampton Wanderers), Pte Cyril Hutton Rutter (RAOC & Portsmouth), L/Cpl Harold [Edwin/(Eddie)] Clamp (ROC & Wolverhampton Wanderers), Sgn Alan Finney (Royal Signals & Sheffield Wednesday), L/Cpl Albert Quixall (Royal Signals & Sheffield Wednesday), L/Cpl James Meadows (Loyals & Manchester City), Gnr Ronald Simpson (Royal Artillery & Huddersfield Town), Pte Frank Blunstone (RAMC & Chelsea). SCOTLAND XI: George Niven (Rangers) Michael Haughney (Celtic) Joseph McDonald (Falkirk) James George Dudley (West Bromwich Albion) William Douglas Telfer (St.Mirren) capt. Samuel Debble Baird (Clyde) John Archie MacKenzie (Partick Thistle) James Walsh (Celtic) Lawrance Reilly (Hibernian) William Fernie (Celtic) Andrew Matthew (East Fife)
Wednesday 7th December 1955 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND XI - BRITISH ARMY 3-1 (2-0) Referee: John Alexander Mowat (Burnside, Scotland) Crowd: 16.000, Shawfield Stadium, Rutherglen (the autonomous burgh became part of the city of Glasgow in 1975) Goals: 1-0 Reilly (34), 2-0 Henderson (35), 3-0 Collins (55), 3-1 Dunmore (61) SCOTLAND XI: William Dallas Fyfe Brown (Dundee) Alexander Hershaw Parker (Falkirk) Joseph McDonald (Sunderland) Robert Evans (Celtic) George Lewis Young (Rangers) Douglas Cowie (Dundee) Gordon Smith (Hibernian) Robert Johnstone (Manchester City) Lawrance Reilly (Hibernian) Robert Young Collins (Celtic) John Gillespie (Jackie) Henderson (Portsmouth) BRITISH ARMY: Alan Hodgkinson (Sheffield United), William Anthony Foulkes (Manchester United), Graham Laurence Shaw (Sheffield United), Stanley Anderson (Sunderland), Trevor Smith (Birmingham City), Duncan Edwards (Manchester United), William Mearns Sinclair (Falkirk), Alfred George Biggs (Bristol Rovers), David Gerald Ivor Dunmore (Tottenham Hotspur), Alec Jackson (West Bromwich Albion), Albert [Edward] O'Hara (Falkirk).
Monday 12th March 1956 (British Olympic Games Appeal Fund) SCOTLAND XI - ANGLO-SOUTH AFRICAN XI 2-1 (2-0) Referee: John Alexander Mowat (Burnside, Scotland) Crowd: 60.000, Ibrox Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Reilly (12), 2-0 Collins (39), 2-1 Hubbard (83) penalty SCOTLAND XI: Thomas Younger (Hibernian) Alexander Hershaw Parker (Falkirk) Ian Johnstone Rae (Falkirk) Robert Evans (Celtic) Daniel Malloy (Cardiff City) Archibald Glen (Aberdeen) Gordon Smith (Hibernian) John Livingstone (Ian) McMillan (Airdrieonians) Lawrance Reilly (Hibernian) Robert Young Collins (Celtic) Robert Carmichael Mitchell (Newcastle United) ANGLO-SOUTH AFRICAN XI: Keith Robert "Doug" Rudham (Liverpool), Sydney O'Linn (born Olinsky) (Charlton Athletic), John Davidson Hewie (Charlton Athletic), Edward John Purdon (Sunderland), Norman Frederick Nielson (Bury), Kenneth Russell Chamberlain (Charlton Athletic) Ronald Alfred "Roy" Davies (Luton Town), Stuart Edward Leary (Charlton Athletic), Donald Basil Kichenbrand (Rangers), Denis Joseph Foreman (Brighton & Hove Albion), John Gaulton Hubbard (Rangers). Notes: John Hewie had already made one appearance for the Scotland B team on 11th March 1953. Charlton Athletic's Scottish doctor had alerted the SFA that John's parents were Scottish. John went on play 19 times (2 goals) for Scotland. Sydney O'Linn, Stuart Leary and Denis Foreman also played First Class cricket and O'Linn represented South Africa. Charlton Athletic had engaged several South African players and the club's manager, Jimmy Seed, was invited to assemble a team of South Africans playing in the United Kingdom to play this match. The team was referred to as the Anglo-South African XI. This was slightly misleading as "Anglo" in footballing term refers to England whereas the team included players from a Scottish club. The match raised £8,000 for the British Olympic Games Appeal Fund.
Wednesday 12th November 1958 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND XI - BRITISH ARMY 1-1 (1-1) Referee: John Alister Bissett (Edinburgh) Crowd: 11.000, Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh Goals: 1-0 Law (4), 1-1 Hitchens (32) SCOTLAND XI: Richard Scott Beattie (Celtic) Eric Caldow (Rangers) John Wilson (St.Mirren) David Craig Mackay (Heart of Midlothian) James Gabriel (Dundee) John Cumming (Heart of Midlothian) William Hunter (Motherwell) George Rankine (Airdrieonians) David George Herd (Arsenal) Denis Law (Huddersfield Town) David Corrigan McParland (Partick Thistle) BRITISH ARMY: Robert Slater (Falkirk), Alexander Hershaw Parker (Everton) capt., Graham Evan Williams (West Bromwich Albion), John Stanley James Williams (Plymouth Argyle), John Boyd (Jackie) Plenderleith (Hibernian), Gordon Milne (Preston North End), Alexander Silcock Scott (Rangers), John Smith (West Ham United), Gerald Archibald Hitchens (Aston Villa), Peter Alan Dobing (Blackburn Rovers), George Mulhall (Aberdeen).
Sunday 24th May 1959 (Unofficial international) JUTLAND - SCOTLAND XI 3-3 (0-2) Referee: Carl Frederik Jorgensen (Denmark) Crowd: 6.000, Aarhus Stadion, Aarhus Goals: 0-1 Law (24), 0-2 Kerr (26), 1-2 Kjaer-Andersen (62), 2-2 HI Nielsen (65), 2-3 Auld (75), 3-3 Pedersen (76) penalty JUTLAND: Erling Sorensen (Vejle), Jens Jorgen Hansen (Esbjerg), John Madsen (Esbjerg), John Amdisen (AGF), Hans Christian Wedelsted Nielsen (AGF), Leif Skov (Frederikshavn), Poul Ebbesen Pedersen (AIA) capt., John Jansen (Frem), Harald Ingemann Nielsen (Frederikshavn), Ove Adler Sorensen (AGF), Peder Kjaer-Andersen (AGF). SCOTLAND XI: Robert Slater (Falkirk) Duncan MacKay (Celtic) Douglas Francis Hogg Baird (Partick Thistle) John [Eric] Smith (Celtic) John Hannah (Jacky) McGugan (St.Mirren) William Stevenson (Rangers) Alexander Silcock Scott (Rangers) John Anderson White (Falkirk) Andrew Kerr (Kilmarnock) Denis Law (Huddersfield Town) Robert Auld (Celtic)

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