Match No. 40 - Saturday, 5th April 1890, 3:40pm

  • John McPherson 30?
    • GK
    • James WilsonJames Wilson.
      Born 1866, Alexandria.
    • RB
    • Wattie ArnottWalter Arnott.
      Born 12th May 1861, Govan.
    • LB
    • Thomas McKeownThomas Michael McKeown.
      Born 24th Jan 1869, Dalmellington.
    • HB
    • Thomas RobertsonThomas Robertson.
      Born 28th Dec 1864.
    • HB
    • Jimmy KellyJames Kelly.
      Born 15th Oct 1865, Renton.
    • HB
    • James McLarenJames McLaren.
      Date of birth unknown, Lugar.
      (c)
    • OR
    • Willie GrovesPatrick William Groves.
      Born 20th Aug 1868, Glasgow.
    • IR
    • William BerryWilliam Hall Berry.
      Born 20th Aug 1867, Glasgow.
    • CF
    • William JohnstoneWilliam Johnstone.
      Born 4th Nov 1864, Glasgow.
    • IL
    • John McPhersonJohn McPherson.
      Born 19th Jun 1868, Kilmarknock.
      Not to be confused with John McPherson (1875) nor John McPherson (1879-85).
    • OL
    • James McCallJames McCall.
      Born 2nd Mar 1865, Renton.
    • GK
    • Billy MoonOld Westminsters, 6th of 7 caps
      21 years, 9 months, 8 days
    • RH
    • George HaworthAccrington FC, 5th of 5 caps
      25 years, 5 months, 19 days
    • CH
    • Harry AllenWolves, 5th of 5 caps
      24 years, 2 months, 17 days
    • LH
    • Alf SheltonNotts County, 3rd of 6 caps
      24 years, 6 months, 24 days
    • IR
    • Edmund CurreyOxford University, 2nd of 2 caps
      21 years, 9 months, 7 days
    • IL
    • Harry WoodWolves, 2nd of 3 caps
      21 years, 9 months, 9 days
    • OL
    • Harry DaftNotts County, 3rd of 5 caps
      24 years, 0 months, 0 days

Notes

  • Attendance RecordNew world record attendance.
  • UmpiresC. Campbell for Scotland and RP Gregson for England.
  • Disputed CaptainEither AM Walters or PM Walters was captain on the day.
  • Player MilestonePercy Melmoth Walters' Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneArthur Melmoth Walters' Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneGeorge Haworth's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarry Allen's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneEdmund Currey's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneHarry Wood's 1st Goal

Sources

  • The Times "Sporting Intelligence", Monday 7th April 1890, Page 10.
  • Bristol Mercury "England v Scotland", Monday 7th April 1890, page 2.
  • Dundee Courier "Scotland v England", Monday 7th April 1890, page 4.
  • The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade (Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co. 2013)

Managers

Referee

  • Ireland John Reid

Attendance

  • Between 20,000 and 30,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 9 ranking points to 1986 points England - 2nd
  • Scotland - 1st