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47 vs. Ireland

Saturday, 2 April 1892
Home International Championship 1891-92 (9th) Match

Scotland 1 England 4 [0-4]

Ibrox Park, Copland Road, Ibroxholm, Glasgow
Attendance: 20,000;
Kick-off 3.30pm GMT

England - Edgar Chadwick ('Holt started, and the ball was at once taken down on the right and sent across to Bassett, who centred to Chadwick, who with a side shot scored in thirty seconds from the start' 1), John Goodall ('on the left wing, broke away in fine fashion and put through the goal' 14, 26), Jack Southworth ('no sooner had the game restarted that he dashed off in inimitable style and sent the ball through' 16).
Scotland - Jack Bell ('from a dashing run by Taylor, who, passing across the ball, was sent into goal, Bell covering Toone before he had time to return it.' 80)
Match Summary
Scotland Squad

England Squad

Team Records
Results 1891-1900

Scotland won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

 
Officials

Scotland

Type

England

Referee - Dr. John Smith
36, (12 August 1855), Scotland

Linesmen - Charles James Hughes, 38 (16 August 1853), Northwich, Cheshire & G. Snedden, Scotland

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Scotland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 2nd
Colours: "...followed by the Scotmen in dark blue."
Capt: William Sellar Selectors: The Scottish Football Association Selection Committee, upto 32 members, chosen, following a trial match.
Scotland Lineup
  McLeod, John 26 12 March 1866 G Dumbarton FC 4 7 GA
  Doyle, Daniel 27 16 September 1864 RB Glasgow Celtic FC 1 0
  Arnott, Walter 30 12 May 1861 LB Queen's Park FC 13 0
  Kelly, James 26 15 October 1865 RH Glasgow Celtic FC 4 0
  Sellar, William 25 21 September 1866 CH Queen's Park FC 7 0
  Mitchell, David 25 29 April 1866 LH Glasgow Rangers FC 2 0
  Sillars, Donald C. 23 30 October 1868 OR Queen's Park FC 2 0
  Taylor, William 21/22 1870 IR Heart of Midlothian FC 1 0
  Waddell, Thomas S. 21 9 November 1870 CF Queen's Park FC 2 1
  McMahon, Alexander 22 1870 IL Glasgow Celtic FC 1 0
Bell, John 22 6 October 1869 OL Dumbarton FC 2 1

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Wally Arnott replaced Queen's Park FC's Robert Smellie, who had taken ill with inflammation of the bowels.
   
2-3-5 McLeod -
Doyle, Arnott -
Kelly, Sellar, Mitchell -
Sillars, Taylor, Waddell, McMahon, Bell

Averages:

Age 24.4 Appearances/Goals 3.5 0.1

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: "The Englishmen made their appearance in white shirts..."
Capt: Arthur Dunn, second captaincy Selectors: The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, following trial games, on Saturday, 19 March 1892.
15th match, W 13 - D 1 - L 1 - F 60 - A 13.
England Lineup
  Toone, George 23 10 June 1868 G Notts County FC 2 1 GA
  Holmes, Robert 24 23 June 1867 RB Preston North End FC 3 0
  Dunn, Arthur T.B. 31 12 August 1860 LB Old Etonians FC & Corinthians FC 4 2
  Reynolds, John 23 21 February 1869 RH West Bromwich Albion FC 1 0
  Holt, John 26 10 April 1865 CH Everton FC 5 0
  Shelton, Alfred 25 11 September 1865 LH Notts County FC 6 0
  Bassett, William I. 23 27 January 1869 OR West Bromwich Albion FC 8 3
Goodall, John 28 19 June 1863 IR Derby County FC 7 6
Southworth, John 24 11 December 1866 CF Blackburn Rovers FC 3 3
Chadwick, Edgar W. 22 14 June 1869 IL Everton FC 3 3
  Hodgetts, H. Dennis 24 28 November 1863 OL Aston Villa FC 5 1

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Jack Reynolds had already played five times for the Irish team, scoring once (1890-91 (two appearances and one goal against England))
   
2-3-5 Toone -
Holmes, Dunn -
Reynolds, Holt, Shelton -
Bassett, Goodall, Southworth, Chadwick, Hodgetts

Averages:

Age 24.7 Appearances/Goals 4.3 1.3

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

England Football Factbook: Cris Freddi
Scottish Football Association
Scotland - The Complete International Record: Richard Keir
London Hearts
original newspaper reports
FA Yearbooks 1950-60
ScottishSportHistory: Andy Mitchell
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