Match No. 2 - Saturday, 8th March 1873, 3:00pm

  • "...scarcely a minute had elapsed ere it was sent between their goal posts by Kenyon-Slaney." William Kenyon-Slaney1st of 2 goals, 2'
  • "Ends were changed [after the first goal], and very soon Bonsor secured another victory for the English eleven..." Alexander BonsorOnly Goal, 7'
  • "...Kenyon-Slaney, getting the ball to himself near the Scotch goal, again scored." William Kenyon-Slaney2nd of 2 goals, 50'
  • "Before time was called, Chenery secured another for England..." Charley CheneryOnly Goal, 75' ?
  • Henry Renny-Tailyour 15' ?
  • William Gibb, 20'
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    • GK
    • Robert GardnerRobert Gardner.
      Born 31st Mar 1847, Glasgow.
      (c)
    • LB
    • William KerWilliam Ker.
      Born 21st Mar 1852, Edinburgh.
    • RB
    • Joseph TaylorJoseph Taylor.
      Born 16th Dec 1850, Dunoon.
    • HB
    • William GibbWilliam Gibb.
      Date of birth unknown, Scotland.
    • HB
    • Robert SmithRobert Smith.
      Born 1st May 1848, Aberdeen.
    • F
    • Billy MacKinnonWilliam Muir MacKinnon.
      Born 18th Jan 1952, Glasgow.
    • F
    • Henry Renny-TailyourHenry Waugh Renny-Tailyour.
      Born 9th Oct 1849, Mussoorie, India.
    • F
    • Arthur KinnairdArthur Fitzgerald Kinnaird, 11th Lord Kinnaird.
      Born 16th Feb 1847, Kensington, London.
    • F
    • John BlackburnColonel John Edward Blackburn.
      Born 30th Apr 1851, Scotland.
    • F
    • James ThomsonJames John Thomson.
      Born 25th Dec 1851, Annan.
    • F
    • David WotherspoonDavid Wotherspoon.
      Born 9th Apr 1849, Hamilton.

Notes

  • Match InfoTeams changed ends after each goal but not at half time.
  • UmpiresUmpires were CW Alcock for England & A Rae for Scotland. Referee T Lloyd.
  • Player MilestoneAlexander Morten's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneErnest Harwood Greenhalgh's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneLeonard Howell's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneAlfred Goodwyn's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneRobert Vidal's Only Cap
  • Player MilestonePelham George von Donop's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneWilliam Clegg's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneAlexander Bonsor's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneWilliam Kenyon-Slaney's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneHubert Heron's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneWilliam Kenyon-Slaney's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneAlexander Bonsor's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneCharley Chenery's 1st Goal

Sources

  • London Evening Standard "England v Scotland (Association)", Saturday 8th March 1873, page 3
  • Press Association "The International Football (Association) Match. England v Scotland.", Monday 10th March 1873, page 3
  • Manchester Evening News "International Football Match", Monday 10th March 1873, page 4
  • The Morning Post "International Football Match", Monday 10th March 1873, page 3
  • Bell's Life in London and Sporting Chronicle "The International Football Match", Monday 10th March 1873
  • Association Football in Victorian England by Philip Gibbons (Minerva Press 2001) page 37.
  • The Observer "England against Scotland", Sunday, 9th March 1873, page 5
  • Glasgow Herald "The International Football Match", Monday, 10th March 1873, page 5.

Managers

Referee

  • Theodore Lloyd

Attendance

  • Upwards of 3,000

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 11 ranking points to 2014 points England - 1st
  • Scotland - 2nd