Match No. 6 - Saturday, 3rd March 1877, 3:00pm

  • "With desperate energy the English forwards followed up their kick off, and a hard fight took place under the Scottish posts, terminating in a goal for England by Lyttelton, the ball grazing the bar as it went through." Alfred LytteltonOnly Goal, 55' ?
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  • John Ferguson, 25'
  • James Richmond 48' ?
  • John Ferguson, 69'
    • GK
    • Alex McGeochAlexander McGeoch.
      Born 10th Mar 1854, Scotland.
    • FB
    • Robert NeillRobert Walker Neill.
      Born 11th Sep 1853, Scotland.
    • FB
    • Tom VallanceThomas Vallance.
      Born 27th May 1856, Renton.
    • HB
    • Charles CampbellCharles Campbell.
      Born 1854, Coupar Angus.
      (c)
    • HB
    • James PhillipsJames Phillips.
      Date of birth unknown.
    • F
    • James RichmondJames Richmond.
      Born 22nd Mar 1858, Glasgow.
    • F
    • Billy MacKinnonWilliam Muir MacKinnon.
      Born 18th Jan 1952, Glasgow.
    • F
    • John McGregorJohn McGregor.
      Born 1851, Scotland.
    • F
    • John McDougallJohn McDougall.
      Born 1853, Scotland.
    • F
    • John SmithJohn Smith.
      Born 12th Aug 1855, Mauchline.
    • F
    • John FergusonJohn Ferguson.
      Born 1848, Scotland.

Notes

  • UmpiresThe umpires were William Dick for Scotland and Hurbert Heron for England.
  • Disallowed GoalAccording to the Glasgow Herald "...[at the score of 3-1, an England goal was] after some little altercation, disallowed on the ground that the ball had not been thrown in straight from touch. A free-kick was given to Scotland...".
  • Player MilestoneMonty Betts' Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneWilliam Lindsay's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneLindsay Bury's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneWilliam Rawson's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneAlfred Lyttelton's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneCecil Wingfield-Stratford's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneJohn Bain's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneBilly Mosforth's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneAlfred Lyttelton's 1st Goal

Sources

  • The Times "Sporting Intelligence", Monday 5th March 1877, Page 8
  • The Morning Post "Football. England v Scotland", Monday 5th March 1877, page 2
  • Glasgow Herald "Scotland and England", Monday 5th March 1877, page 5
  • Association Football in Victorian England by Philip Gibbons (Minerva Press 2001) page 48.
  • Sheffield and Rotherham Independent "The International (Association) Match", Monday 5th March 1877, page 4.

Managers

Referee

  • Robert AMM Ogilvie

Attendance

  • 2,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -18 ranking points to 1972 points England - 2nd
  • Scotland - 1st