Match No. 239 - Saturday, 10th April 1948

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    • 1
    • Ian Black
    • 2
    • Jock Govan
    • 3
    • David Shaw
    • 4
    • Billy Campbell
    • 5
    • George Young (c)
    • 6
    • Archie Macauley
    • 7
    • James Delaney
    • 8
    • Bobby Combe
    • 9
    • Billy Thornton
    • 10
    • Billy Steel
    • 11
    • Billy Liddell

Notes

  • Scotland's Robust TacticsScotland reportedly used rather heavy tackling to try and disrupt England's rhythm, espcially on Swift who later found he had cracked a rib. Finney ended the match limping on the left wing.
  • Player MilestoneGeorge Hardwick's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneStan Pearson's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneStan Mortensen's 10th Goal

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • David Maxwell

Attendance

  • 135,376

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 3rd
  • Scotland - 17th