Match No. 7 - Saturday, 2nd March 1878, 3:30pm

  • "..it was not long before McDougal [sic] kicked a goal for Scotland." John McDougall 10' ?
  • "This was soon after followed by a second goal obtain by McGregor." John McGregor 15' ?
  • "Harry McNeil, once more getting hold, went away at a rare pace, and eluding all his opponents scored a third goal for his side." Henry McNeil <45
  • "...before half-time...Highet...being credited with a goal." Thomas Highet <45
  • "After ends had been changed a minute only had elapsed before...some good play by Campbell and Hunter for their respective sides, McDougall obtained another goal, making five for Scotland." John McDougall, 47'
  • "The Scotchmen, not to be denied, kept up the attack, and a sixth goal was got for the. by McKinnon." Billy MacKinnon 50' ?
  • "McNeil, who was playing in magnificent form, again got possession, and made a splendid run the whole length of the ground. Warner, the goal-keeper, seeing the approaching danger, rushed out to meet it, but Harry cleverly eluded him, and secured the seveth goal for his country." Henry McNeil 70' ?
    • GK
    • Robert GardnerRobert Gardner.
      Born 31st Mar 1847, Glasgow.
    • FB
    • Andrew McIntyreAndrew McIntyre.
      Born 9th Aug 1855, Bonhill.
    • FB
    • Tom VallanceThomas Vallance.
      Born 27th May 1856, Renton.
    • HB
    • Charles CampbellCharles Campbell.
      Born 1854, Coupar Angus.
      (c)
    • HB
    • Sandy KennedyAlexander Kennedy.
      Date of birth unknown, Dalquhurn.
    • 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
    • Thomas HighetThomas Cochrane Highet.
      Born 1853, Ayr.
    • F
    • Henry McNeilHenry McNeil.
      Born 1853, Scotland.
  • "The English now rallied a little and after a combined rush by the forwards Wace kicked their first goal for them." Henry WaceOnly Goal. , 65' ?
  • "England however, owing to some good play by Cursham, secured a second goal..." Arthur Cursham1st of 2 goals. , 85' ?
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    • HB
    • Jack HunterSheffield Heeley, 1st of 7 caps
      26 years, 6 months, 20 days
    • HB
    • Norman BaileyClapham, 1st of 19 caps
      20 years, 7 months, 10 days
    • F
    • Arthur CurshamNotts County, 3rd of 6 caps
      24 years, 11 month, 19 days
      (c)1st captaincy
    • F
    • Henry WaceWanderers, 1st of 3 caps
      24 years, 5 months, 11 day
    • F
    • John WylieWanderers, Only Cap
      23 years, 4 months, 28 days
    • F
    • Hubert HeronWanderers, 5th of 5 caps
      26 years, 1 month, 3 days
    • F
    • Billy MosforthSheffield Wed, 2nd of 9 caps
      19 years, 2 months, 0 days

Notes

  • Player InjurySometime after the score reached 6-1 Vallance was injured "having received a smack in the eye" and had the retire from the game. Scotland played on with 10 men.
  • Source conflictMost sources suggest the above goal scorers, however the only dissenting voice is the Sheffield and Rotherham Independent which has McDougall scoring Scotland's first two and fourth, and Wylie scoring for England instead of Wace.
  • Player MilestoneConrad Warner's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneEdward Lyttelton's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneJack Hunter's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneNorman Bailey's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneBeaumont Jarrett's Last Cap
  • Player MilestonePercy Fairclough's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneHenry Wace's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneJohn Wylie's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneHubert Heron's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneHenry Wace's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneArthur Cursham's 1st Goal

Sources

  • The Times "Sporting Intelligence", Monday March 4th 1878, Page 8
  • Evening Telegraph "International Match in Glasgow", Monday 4th March 1878, page 4
  • Edinburgh Evening News "International Match at Glasgow", Monday 4th March 1878, page 2
  • London Evening Standard "England v Scotland", Monday 4th March 1878, page 3
  • Association Football in Victorian England by Philip Gibbons (Minerva Press 2001) page 50.
  • The Morning Post "Football - England v Scotland", Monday 4th March 1878, page 2.
  • Sheffield and Rotherham Independent "England v Scotland", Monday 4th March 1878, page 4.

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland William A Dick

Attendance

  • Between 15,000 and 20,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -11 ranking points to 1961 points England - 2nd
  • Scotland - 1st