Match No. 73 - Saturday, 30th March 1901

  • "...a determined attack was made on the Scotch goal,and after some exciting paly Blackburn put the ball through..." Fred BlackburnOnly Goal, 36'
  • "...Bloomer, getting on the ball after a rebound from Battles, ran right down, and beating Rennie made the game even once more." Steve Bloomer25th of 28 goals, 80'
    • LB
    • William OakleyCorinthians, 16th of 16 caps
      27 years, 11 month, 3 days
    • RH
    • Albert WilkesAston Villa, 2nd of 5 caps
      26 years, 4 months, 20 days
    • CH
    • Frank FormanNotts Forest, 6th of 9 caps
      25 years, 10 months, 7 days
    • LH
    • Ernest NeedhamSheffield Utd, 15th of 16 caps
      28 years, 2 months, 9 days
    • OR
    • Walter BennettSheffield Utd, 2nd of 2 caps
      26 years, 2 months, 30 days
    • IR
    • Steve BloomerDerby, 14th of 23 caps
      27 years, 2 months, 10 days
    • CF
    • GO SmithCorinthians, 20th of 20 caps
      28 years, 4 months, 5 days
      (c)14th captaincy
    • IL
    • Tip FosterCorinthians, 4th of 5 caps
      22 years, 11 month, 14 days
  • John Campbell, 48'
  • Robert Hamilton, 75'
    • GK
    • Harry RennieHenry George Rennie.
      Born 1st Jun 1873, Greenock.
    • RB
    • Barney BattlesBernard Battles.
      Born 13th Jan 1875, Springburn.
    • LB
    • Jock DrummondJohn Drummond.
      Born 13th Apr 1870, Alva.
    • HB
    • Andy AitkenAndrew Aitken.
      Born 27th Apr 1877, Ayr.
    • HB
    • Alex RaisbeckAlexander Galloway Raisbeck.
      Born 26th Dec 1878, Wallacestone.
    • HB
    • John RobertsonJohn Tait Robertson.
      Born 25th Feb 1877, Dumbarton.
      (c)
    • OR
    • Bobby WalkerRobert Walker.
      Born 10th Jan 1879, Edinburgh.
    • IR
    • John CampbellJohn Campbell.
      Born 19th Aug 1872, Glasgow.
    • CF
    • Bob McCollRobert Smyth McColl.
      Born 13th Apr 1876, St Rollox.
    • IL
    • Robert HamiltonRobert Cumming Hamilton.
      Born 13th May 1877, Elgin.
    • OL
    • Alex SmithAlexander Smith.
      Born 7th Nov 1876, Darvel.

Notes

  • Missed Penalty: Ernest Needham1st miss from 2nd taken (50.0%). England's 3rd overall. "[England] should have scored in the first quarter of an hour. Battles fouled just outside the twelve yards line, and directly afterwards England were awarded a penalty, but Rennie managed to stop Needham's kick."
  • Player MilestoneJames Iremonger's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneWilliam Oakley's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneWalter Bennett's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneGO Smith's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneFred Blackburn's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneFred Blackburn's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneSteve Bloomer's 25th Goal

Sources

  • Western Times "England v Scotland", Monday 1st April 1901, page 3.
  • 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 James Torrans

Attendance

  • 18,520

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -9 ranking points to 2013 points England - 1st
  • Scotland - 2nd