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54 vs. Wales

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56 vs. Ireland

Saturday, 6 April 1895
Home International Championship 1894-95 (12th) Match

England 3 Scotland 0 [3-0]
 


Match Summary

England Squad

Scotland Squad
Team Records

Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, Lancashire
Attendance:
42,500 (a new-world record attendance); Kick-off 4.10pm GMT

England - Steve Bloomer ('from a Goodall (or Holt) free-kick, who tipped it over to Bloomer' 30), Neil Gibson ('Goodall at length found an opening, and although McArthur stopped the ball, it rebounded of Gibson as an own goal' 35), Steve Smith ('a splendid side shot' 44).
Results 1891-1900

Scotland won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Scotland

Referee - John Reid
Ireland (Irish FA)

Linesmen - Nicholas Lane Jackson, 45 (1 November 1849), West Hackney, London (Corinthians FC & FA Hon. Secretary) & A. Sliman, Scotland.

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  
For the first time since the International Matches began, Charlie Clegg, the chairman of the FA Council, made the suggestion of not having the trial matches to decide the team to face Scotland. But no further action was taken. - The Morning Post, Tuesday, 19 March 1895, p.3

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: "...attired in white jerseys and blue knickers"
Capt: Cunliffe Gosling, first capataincy Selectors: The five-man FA International Selection Committee (Clegg, Bentley, Gregson, Jackson & Hughes), following a trial game, on Thursday, 28 March 1895.
24th match, W 19 - D 4 - L 1 - F 99 - A 21.
England Lineup
  Sutcliffe, John William 26 14 April 1868 G Bolton Wanderers FC 3 0 GA
  Crabtree, James W. 23 23 December 1871 RB Burnley FC 3 0
  Lodge, L. Vaughan 22 21 December 1872 LB Cambridge University AFC & Corinthians FC 3 0
  Reynolds, John 26 21 February 1869 RH Aston Villa FC 6 3
  Holt, John 29 10 April 1865 CH Everton FC 9 0
  Needham, Ernest 22 21 January 1873 LH Sheffield United FC 2 0
  Bassett, William I. 26 27 January 1869 OR West Bromwich Albion FC 13 5
Bloomer, Stephen 21 20 January 1874 IR Derby County FC 2 3
  Goodall, John 31 19 June 1863 CF Derby County FC 11 10
  Gosling, R. Cunliffe 26 15 June 1868 IL Old Etonians FC & Corinthians FC 5 2
Smith, Stephen 21 14 January 1874 OL Aston Villa FC 1 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 Sutcliffe -
Crabtree, Lodge -
Reynolds, Holt, Needham -
Bassett, Bloomer, Goodall, Gosling, Smith

Averages:

Age 24.8 Appearances/Goals 5.3 1.8

 

Scotland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 2nd
Colours: Dark blue jerseys and white shorts
Capt: James Oswald Selectors: The Scottish Football Association Selection Committee, of seven members, chosen, following a trial match.
Scotland Lineup
  McArthur, Daniel 27 9 August 1867 G Glasgow Celtic FC 2 4 GA
  Drummond, John 24 13 April 1870 RB Glasgow Rangers FC 4 0
  Doyle, Daniel 30 16 September 1864 LB Glasgow Celtic FC 5 0
  Simpson, James 22 2 April 1873 RH Third Lanark FC 3 0
  Russell, David K. 27 6 April 1868 CH Heart of Midlothian FC 2 0
Gibson, Neil 22 23 February 1873 LH Glasgow Rangers FC 2 0
  Gulliland, William 24 3 February 1871 OR Queen's Park FC 4 0
  Waddell, Thomas S. 24 9 November 1870 IR Queen's Park FC 6 1
  Oswald, James 27 3 January 1868 CF Edinburgh St. Bernard's FC 2 1
  McPherson, John 26 19 June 1868 IL Glasgow Rangers FC 8 4
  Lambie, William A. 22 10 January 1873 OL Queen's Park FC 5 4

reserves:

reserves not known
   
2-3-5 McArthur -
Drummond, Doyle -
Simpson, Russell, Gibson -
Gulliland, Waddell, Oswald, McPherson, Lambie

Averages:

Age 25.0 Appearances/Goals 3.9 0.9

 

    Match Report

At their twelfth attempt, this is the first clean sheet that England have managed against Scotland at home.

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
England Expects: James Corbett, [2006] p27 & 28.
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