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Wednesday, 3 March 1954
International 'B' Friendly Match

England 1 Scotland 1 [0-0]
 

 

Match Summary
England Party
Scotland Party

Roker Park Ground, Association Road, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, county Durham
Attendance: 21,048;
Kick-off: 7.15pm GMT (floodlit)

Scotland - John Cumming (a low drive to the inside post 52)
"A linesman flagged for a throw-in near rhe left corner flag, but the referee allowed play to continue, and Cumming shook off Revie's tackle before shooting into the corner of the net".
England - Harry Hooper (skidded under Anderson's body after Hooper shot running onto a Byrne pass 65)
B Team Results

? kicked-off. ? minutes (? & ?).

 

Match Summary

Officials from Northern Ireland

England

Type

Scotland

Referee (-) - J. Davidson
x (-), Newtownards


Linesmen -
W. Williams and V. Maxwell

This becomes the first representative match to be floodlit in England.
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England B Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours: The 1949 home uniform - White collared jerseys, blue shorts, red socks with white tops.
Capt: Ken Armstrong Manager:
Trainer: Bert Johnson (Sunderland AFC)
Walter Winterbottom, 40 (31 March 1913), appointed director of coaching on 8 July 1946, and team manager in May 1947;
eighth B match, W 5 - D 3 - L 0 - F 22 - A 4.
Team chosen by Selection Committee headed by Harold Shentall, on Monday, 22 February 1954.
England Lineup
  Wood, Raymond E. 22 11 June 1931 G Manchester United FC 1 1 GA
2 Staniforth, Ronald 29 13 April 1924 RB Huddersfield Town FC 2 0
3 Byrne, Roger W. 24 8 September 1929 LB Manchester United FC 2 0
4 Armstrong, Kenneth 29 3 June 1924 RHB Chelsea FC 1 0
5 Dugdale, James R. 22 15 January 1932 CHB West Bromwich Albion FC 1 0
6 Bell, Eric 24 27 November 1929 LHB Bolton Wanderers FC 1 0
7 Hooper, Harry 20 14 June 1933 OR West Ham United FC 1 1
8 Revie, Donald G., injured off 53rd-68th min 26 10 July 1927 IR Manchester City FC 1 0
9 Allen, Ronald 25 15 January 1929 CF West Bromwich Albion FC 1 0
10 Haynes, John N. 19 17 October 1934 IL Fulham FC 1 0
11 Pilkington, Brian 21 12 February 1933 OL Burnley FC 1 0

reserves:

Stan Anderson (Sunderland AFC)

team notes:

The team were set up in Whitley Bay prior to the match.
Peter Harris (Portsmouth FC) was the original named outside-right. He withdrew because of a septic ankle, Hooper was handed his place on 1 March.
After Scotland's goal, Revie had to leave the field to receive stitches over his eye.
 
2-3-5 Wood -
Staniforth, Byrne -
Armstrong, Dugdale, Bell -
Hooper, Revie, Allen, Haynes, Pilkington.

Averages:

Age 23.7 Appearances/Goals 1.1 0.0

 

Scotland B Team

 
Rank: No official ranking system established; Colours: blue jerseys with white collars, white shorts, blue socks with white/blue tops.
Capt: Bill Paterson Manager: Team chosen by Selection Committee on Wednesday, 23 February 1954
Scotland Lineup
  Anderson, John 24 8 December 1929 G Leicester City FC, England
2 Haughney, Michael 27 10 December 1926 RB The Celtic FC
3 Aird, John R. 27 18 December 1926 LB Burnley FC, England
4 Dudley, James G. 25 24 August 1928 RHB West Bromwich Albion FC, England
5 Paterson, William A.K. 24 25 February 1930 CHB Doncaster Rovers FC, England
6 Cumming, John 23 17 March 1930 LHB Heart of Midlothian FC
7 McDonald, Thomas 23 24 May 1930 OR Hibernian FC
8 Fernie, William 25 22 November 1928 IR The Celtic FC
9 Henderson, John G. 22 17 January 1932 CF Portsmouth FC, England
10 Dick, John H. 23 19 March 1930 IL West Ham United FC, England
11 Mochan, Neil 26 6 April 1927 OL The Celtic FC

reserves:

James Forrest (Motherwell FC)

team notes:

Original named outside-left Ally McLeod (Third Lanark FC) withdrew from the side so he could aid his side in their Scottish Cup replay. Willie Bauld (Heart of Midlothian FC) was the original named centre-forward, he withdrew on 27 February after being injured (bruised ribs) in a cup tie match against Queen of the South FC. Both were replaced on 1 March.
 
2-3-5 Anderson -
Haughney, Aird -
Dudley, Paterson, Cumming -
McDonald, Fernie, Henderson, Dick, Mochan

Averages:

Age 24.5 Appearances/Goals
 

Source Notes

Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks

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