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Unofficial Results

Saturday, 5 March 1870,
postponed from Saturday, 19 February 1870, due to severe frost

International friendly

England 1 Scotland 1 [0-0]
there is a half-time score because no goals were scored within the first 45 minutes.

Match Summary
England Squad
Scotland Squad

The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London
Attendance: 500-600; Kick-off: about 3.15pm London Time

Scotland - Robert Crawford (75)
England - Alfred Baker (89).

England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

No Officials

Played according to Football Association rules.
No mention is ever made of Umpires and Referees, which indicates that any disputes were settled between the Captains - Andy Mitchell's First Elevens, page 21. Notes: Thomas Hooman, Wanderers and Old Carthusians, was due to start for England in the postponed match. RRN Ferguson, Civil Service and Lord Kilmarnock (Charles Gore Hay), Old Harrovians, were due to start for Scotland. They were replaced by Butler, Gordon and Morten respectively.

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours: not known
Capt: Charles W. Alcock Coach: None; team selection by Charles W. Alcock, 27, and Robert Graham;
England Lineup
  Alcock, Charles William 27 2 December 1842 -

Wanderers FC, Old Harrovians FC & Upton Park FC

- -
Baker, Alfred Joseph 24 10 February 1846 -

Wanderers FC & No Names FC

- -
  Bowen, Edward Ernest 32 30 March 1836
Born in Ireland
-

Wanderers FC & Harrow Chequers FC

- -
  Butler, William Charles 26 17 January 1844 -

Barnes Club

- -
  Crake, William Parry 18 11 February 1852
Born in India
-

Wanderers FC & Harrow Chequers FC

- -
  Freeth, Evelyn 23 25 May 1846 B

Wanderers FC, Old Etonians FC & Civil Service FC

- -
  Lubbock, Edgar 22 22 February 1847 B

Wanderers FC & Old Etonians FC & West Kent FC

- -
  Nash, Alexander Andrew Ellis 20 30 August 1849 -

Wanderers FC & Clapham Rovers FC

- -
  Smith, Giulio Cowley Tyler 20 2 May 1849 -

Wanderers FC, Crusaders FC & Westminsters School FC

- -
  Thornton, Alfred Horace 17 27 January 1853
Born in India
-

Wanderers FC & Old Harrovians FC

- -
  Vidal, Robert Walpole Sealy 16 3 September 1853 -

Wanderers FC & Westminsters School FC

- -
   
formation not known  

Averages (Starting XI):

Age 22.3 Appearances/Goals - -

 

Scotland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;

Colours: not known
Capt: James Kirkpatrick Coach: None; team selection by Arthur Kinnaird and James Kirkpatrick, from London-based teams.
Scotland Lineup
  Kirkpatrick, James 28 22 March 1841
Born in Canada
-

Civil Service FC & Wanderers FC, both England

- -
  Kinnaird, Arthur Fitzgerald 23 16 February 1847
Born in London
-

Crusaders FC  Wanderers FC & Old Etonians FC, all England

- -
  Gladstone MP, William Henry 29 3 June 1840
Born in Wales
B

Old Etonians FC, England

- -
Crawford, Robert Ernest Wade 17 5 September 1852
Born in Jersey
-

Harrow Chequers FC, England

- -
  Baillie-Hamilton, Charles Robert 21 24 September 1848
Born in Greenwich
-

Civil Service FC, England

- -
  Baillie-Hamilton, William Alexander 25 6 September 1844
Born in Brighton
-

Civil Service FC & Old Harrovians FC, both England

- -
  Lindsay, William 22 3 August 1847
Born in India
-

Civil Service FC & Old Wykehamists FC, both England

- -
  Malcolm MP, John Wingfield 36 16 April 1933
Born in London
B

London Scottish Rifles FC & Old Etonians FC, both England

- -
  Muir Mackenzie, Kenneth Augustus 24 29 June 1845
The only Scot in the team
- Old Carthusians FC, England - -
  Gordon, George Croughly 19 21 June 1850
Born in London
-

CCC (Clapham), Civil Service FC & No Names FC, all England

- -
  Morten, Alexander 37/38 1831/32
Born in London
G

Crystal Palace FC, England

- -
   
formation not known  

Averages (Starting XI):

Age 25.5/6 Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

Mitchell, Andy, First Elevens: The Birth of International Football (Andy Mitchell Media, Scotland 2012)
Warsop, Keith, The Early F.A Cup Finals and the Southern Amateurs
(Tony Brown).
Shaoul, Mark & Tony Williamson, Forever England: A History of the National Side, pp. 11-12 (Tempus Publishing Ltd, Stroud, Gloucestershire 2000).
Lamming, Douglas, An English Football Internationlists� Who�s Who 1872 � 1988
(Hutton Press Limited, Beverly, North Humberside, U.K., 1990)
LondonHearts.com/Scotland
CricInfo.com
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CG