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Stadia -
Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval
,
Kennington, London,
England

10 matches
55.0% successful

 


Stadium Index

Surrey Cricket Ground Profile

Stadium name Surrey Cricket Ground;
Address

The Oval,
Kennington,
London,
SE11 5SS

Capacity Not known in 1880;
Inauguration 1845;
Home club Surrey Cricket Club
First football match FA Cup final, 16 March 1872, Wanderers 1 Royal Engineers 0;
Notes Charles Alcock was secretary of Surrey CCC from 1872 to 1907, so it is no small coincidence that the FA Cup finals and England matches were played on his ground;

England at the stadium

Venue number 2.
First match No. 2, 8 March 1873, England 4 Scotland 2, friendly match.
Last match No. 37, 13 April 1889, England 2 Scotland 3, British Championship match.
Distinctions None.

 

Surrey Cricket Ground Match Statistics
Matches Won Drawn Lost Goals
For
Goals
Against
Goal
Diff.
Failed
to score
Clean
sheets
GF
Ave
GA
Ave
Pts
10 4 3 3 24 23 +1 0 1 2.4 2.3 55.0

 

Surrey Cricket Ground - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 0 2 1 4 5 -1 0 0 1.333 1.667 33.3 -1
Friendly 7 4 1 2 20 18 +2 0 1 2.857 2.571 64.3 +2
All 10 4 3 3 24 23 +1 0 1 2.40 2.30 55.0 +1

 

Surrey Cricket Ground - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
1884-85 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
1886-87 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
1888-89 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 0.00 -1
Total 3 0 2 1 4 5 -1 0 0 1.333 1.667 33.3 -1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 0 2 1 4 5 -1 0 0 1.333 1.667 33.3 -1
All 3 0 2 1 4 5 -1 0 0 1.333 1.667 33.3 -1

 

Surrey Cricket Ground - Match History
Coach: F.A. International Committee - 10 appearances
No. Opponent Date Type F A Res. Attendance Notes
2 Scotland 08-Mar-1873 F 4 2 HW 2,500 to 4,000 -
4 Scotland 06-Mar-1875 F 2 2 HD 2,000 -
6 Scotland 03-Mar-1877 F 1 3 HL 2,000 to 3,000 -
8 Wales 18-Jan-1879 F 2 1 HW 85 to 300 -
9 Scotland 05-Apr-1879 F 5 4 HW 4,500 -
13 Scotland 12-Mar-1881 F 1 6 HL 8,500 -
17 Wales 03-Feb-1883 F 5 0 HW 2,000 -
25 Scotland 25-Mar-1885 BC 1 1 HD 8,000 -
30 Wales 26-Feb-1887 BC 1 1 HD - -
37 Scotland 13-Apr-1889 BC 2 3 HL - -

Notes

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