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Unofficial Results

Saturday, 18 November 1871,
International friendly

England 2 Scotland 1
there is no half-time score

Match Summary
England Squad
Scotland Squad

The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London
Attendance: 650+ ('More in fact than we ever ever yet seen!'); Kick-off: 3.00pm London Time

England - Robert Walker (both goals quickly in the first 45 mins.).
Scotland - Lt Henry Renny-Tailyour (towards the end of the match).

Scotland kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials [umpires and referees are of equal relevance] Played according to Football Association rules.
Umpires - Alfred Stair (Upton Park, England)
Gilbert Kennedy
(Wanderers, for Scotland)
- Andy Mitchell's First Elevens, page 40.
Notes: Henry Lake (Hampstead Heathens), and Thomas Hooman, were in the original starting XI, but became unavailable in the week leading up to this match. They were replaced with Percy Weston and Jarvis Kenrick. Archibald Ruggles-Brise, the Eton college captain, was replaced on the day by Parry Crake, because of illness

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;

Colours: not known
Capt: Charles W. Alcock Coach: None; team selection by Charles W. Alcock, 28.
England Lineup
  Alcock, Charles William 28 2 December 1842 - Wanderers FC, Harrow Pilgrims FC & Upton Park FC - -
  Baker, Thomas Southey 23 29 June 1848 - Clapham Rovers FC & Oxford University FC - -
  Lubbock, Edgar 24 22 February 1847 HB

West Kent FC & No Names FC

- -
  Stephenson, Charles William 18 27 February 1853 G

Westminster School FC & Wanderers FC

- -
  Thompson, Albert Childers 23 13 July 1848 B

Wanderers FC

- -
  Vidal, Robert Walpole Sealy 17 3 September 1853 -

Wanderers FC & Old Westminsters FC

- -
Walker, Robert Sandilands Frowd 21 13 May 1850 -

Clapham Rovers FC

- -
  Weston, Percy 19 27 March 1852 -

Barnes Club

- -
  Crake, William Parry 19 11 February 1852
Born in India
- Wanderers FC & Harrow Chequers FC - -
  Kenrick, Jarvis 19 13 November 1852 -

Clapham Rovers FC

- -
  Betts, Morton Peto 24 30 August 1847 -

West Kent FC & Harrow Chequers FC

- -
   

formation not known

 

Averages (Starting XI):

Age 21.4 Appearances/Goals - -

 

Scotland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;

Colours: not known
Capt: Henry Renny-Tailyour Coach: None; team selection by James Kirkpatrick, from London-based teams.
Scotland Lineup
Renny-Tailyour, Henry Waugh 22 9 October 1949
Born in India
-

Royal Engineers FC, England

- -
  Mitchell, Hugh 21 3 December 1849
Born in London
-

Royal Engineers FC, England

- -
  Nepean, Charles Edward Burroughs 20 5 February 1851
Born in London
HB

Oxford University FC & Old Carthusians FC, both England

- -
  Crawford, Robert Erskine Wade 19 5 September 1852
Born in Jersey
-

Harrow Chequers FC, England

- -
  Lindsay, William 24 3 August 1847
Born in India
B

Rochester Club, Civil Service FC & Old Wykehamists FC, all England

- -
  Ferguson, Harold Stewart 20 10 February 1851
Born in London
-

Royal Artillery FC, England

- -
  Crawford, Fitzgerald Hamilton 17 5 May 1854 -

Harrow Chequers FC, England

- -
  Smith, Robert 23 1 May 1848 G Queen's Park FC & South Norwood FC, England - -
  Kirkpatrick, James 29 22 March 1841
Born in Canada
-

Civil Service FC & Wanderers FC, both England

- -
  Smith, Arnold Kirke 21 23 April 1850 -

Oxford University FC & Civil Service FC, both England

- -
  Elliott, Edward Hay McKenzie 19 30 November 1852
Born in India
-

Harrow Chequers FC & Wanderers FC, both England

- -

reserves:

Gilbert G. Kennedy (Wanderers FC), as he wasn't called upon to represent Scotland, he officiated instead, and James Smith.
   

formation not known

 

Averages (Starting XI):

Age 21.4 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 [taken from excerpt of original newspaper clipping]
CricInfo.com
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