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

  • John McDougall, 7'
  • John McGregor, 27'
  • Henry McNeil <45
  • Thomas Highet <45
  • John McDougall, 46'
  • Billy MacKinnon, 51'
  • 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. , 66' ?
  • Arthur Cursham1st of 2 goals. , 85' ?
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    • HB
    • Jack HunterSheffield Heeley, 1st of 7 caps
      25 years, 9 months, 1 day
    • 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 and had the retire from the game. Scotland played on with 10 men.
  • 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

  • 15,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

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