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England vs Scotland international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Saturday, 12 March 1881, 15:00 (UTC+0:00)
National teams, score:
England
1-6
Scotland
Competition:
International Friendly
Referee:
Francis Marindin, London /
England
Attendance, venue:
8 500, Kennington Oval, Lambeth → London
Goals:
0-1 (10') John Smith, 0-2 (53') David Hill, 1-2 (64') Charlie Bambridge, 1-3 (69') John Smith, 1-4 (74') George Ker, 1-5 (79') Edgar Field (own goal), 1-6 (89') George Ker
England football team line-up in match Nr.13
Managed by selection committee
Player
Caps
Age
Club
2
30
Remnants FC, London
2
26
Clapham Rovers FC, London
2
22
Oxford University AFC, Oxford
5
23
Clapham Rovers FC, London
5
29
Sheffield Heeley FC, Sheffield
1
21
Wednesbury Old Athletic FC, Wednesbury
2
17
Darwen FC, Darwen
1
22
Cambridge University AFC, Cambridge
2
19
Upton Park FC, London
2
20
Blackburn Rovers FC, Blackburn
3
22
Swifts FC, Slough
Scotland football team line-up in match Nr.15
Managed by selection committee
Player
Caps
Age
Club
2
22
Rangers FC, Glasgow
1
24
Queens Park FC, Glasgow
6
24
Rangers FC, Glasgow
8
27
Queens Park FC, Glasgow
4
30
Queens Park FC, Glasgow
1
22
Rangers FC, Glasgow
1
20
Beith FC, Beith
2
21
Queens Park FC, Glasgow
2
22
Dumbarton FC, Dumbarton
9
Queens Park FC, Glasgow
6
25
Edinburgh University AFC, Edinburgh
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
England
11
2.455
23.343
10
1
0
0
Scotland
11
3.818
5
6
0
0
Historical data sources
The Glasgow Herald (Glasgow), №62, 14 Mar 1881; Google Newspapers
The Leeds Mercury (Leeds), №13393, 14 Mar 1881; Newspapers.com
The Times (London), №30141, 14 Mar 1881; Newspapers.com
Liverpool Mercury (Liverpool), №10350, 14 Mar 1881; Newspapers.com
The Morning Post (London), №33921, 14 Mar 1881; Newspapers.com
Comments

forevert - posted on 19 March 2011 at 19:04:18

This is an own goal conceded by Edgar Field (link: )

stepetroul - posted on 7 April 2011 at 23:55:16

According to Scottish FA, Andrew Watson was captain (link: ) .
They also credit 5th goal to John Smith dr., but english view is obviously more reliable.

db - posted on 30 April 2019 at 07:33:57

Scotland national football team (link: )
England vs Scotland post-match head-to-head
England vs Scotland Head to Head:
WP
30.0
P
10
W
2
D
2
L
6
GF
20
GA
34
Av. goals
5.400
Av. attendance
6 700
England national team matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
England vs Wales 0-1
Blackburn, Saturday 26 February 1881
Next match:
Friendly International
Ireland vs England 0-13
Belfast, Saturday 18 February 1882
Scotland national team matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Scotland vs Wales 5-1
Glasgow, Saturday 27 March 1880
Next match:
Friendly International
Wales vs Scotland 1-5
Wrexham, Monday 14 March 1881
Top England goal scorers
1. Charlie Bambridge (1879 - 1881) - 5 goals
2. Francis Sparks (1880) - 3 goals
3. Billy Mosforth (1879 - 1880) - 2 goals
4. William Kenyon-Slaney (1873) - 2 goals
(correct as of March 12, 1881)
Top Scotland goal scorers
1. John Smith (1879 - 1881) - 5 goals
2. George Ker (1880 - 1881) - 5 goals
3. Harry McNeil (1875 - 1878) - 5 goals
4. Billy MacKinnon (1876 - 1879) - 5 goals
5. John Ferguson (1876 - 1878) - 5 goals
... David Hill (1881) - 1 goal
(correct as of March 12, 1881)
Brief match report
Sat. 12 Mar 1881
Kennington Oval, Lambeth → London
England 1-6 Scotland
Goals: Smith 10, Hill 53, Bambridge 64, Smith 69, Ker 74, Field 79 (OG), Ker 89

England: Hawtrey, Field, Wilson, Bailey (c), Hunter, Holden, Rostron, Macaulay, Mitchell, Hargreaves, Bambridge. Managed by selection committee.

Scotland: Gillespie, Watson (c), Vallance, Campbell, Davidson, Hill, McGuire, Ker, Lindsay, McNeil, Smith. Managed by selection committee.

Att: 8 500,
Ref: Marindin (England)

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