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Ireland vs Scotland international football match report

Date, kick-off time: Saturday, 26 January 1884, 14:30 (UTC-00:25)
National teams, score:
Ireland
-
Scotland
0:5
Competition:British Championship 1884
Referee:
Tom Hindle, Darwen
/
England
Attendance, venue:2 000, Ulster Football Club Ground, Belfast
Goals:0:1 (12') William Harrower, 0:2 (35') James Gossland, 0:3 (60') John Goudie, 0:4 (80') James Gossland, 0:5 (86') William Harrower
Ireland national football team line-up in match Nr.5
Managed by selection committee
PlayerCapsClub
Bob Hunter   1Cliftonville FC, Belfast
Daddy Wilson   1Distillery FC, Lisburn
Billy Crone   2Distillery FC, Lisburn
John Hastings   4Ulster FC, Belfast
Tom Molyneux   3Cliftonville FC, Belfast
Alex Dill   4Cliftonville FC, Belfast
Ned Spiller   3Cliftonville FC, Belfast
Johnny Gibb   1Wellington Park FC, Belfast
Bill Morrow   3Moyola Park FC, Castledawson
Jack Davison  Captain  5Cliftonville FC, Belfast
Arthur Gaussen   1Moyola Park FC, Castledawson
Scotland national team line-up in match Nr.21
Managed by selection committee
PlayerCapsClub
John Inglis   1Kilmarnock Athletic FC, Kilmarnock
John Forbes   1Vale of Leven FC, Alexandria
Wally Arnott  Captain  2Queens Park FC, Glasgow
Johny Graham   1Annbank FC, Annbank
William Fulton   1Abercorn FC, Paisley
Robert Brown   1Dumbarton FC, Dumbarton
Sammy Thomson   1Lugar Boswell FC, Lugar
James Gossland   1Rangers FC, Glasgow
John Goudie   1Abercorn FC, Paisley
William Harrower   2Queens Park FC, Glasgow
John Macaulay   1Arthurlie FC, Barrhead
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
Ireland112.5455000
Scotland111.1829500
Historical data sources
The Morning News (Belfast), №336, 28.01.1884; Newspapers.com
The Belfast News-Letter (Belfast), №21380, 28.01.1884; Newspapers.com
Comments

Chris T - posted 10.10.2017 20:17:20

This was the first ever match in the British Home Championship. (link: )
Ireland vs Scotland post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
10010 - 50.000
Ireland matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Ireland vs Wales 1-1
Belfast, Saturday 17 March 1883
Next match:
British Championship 1884
Wales vs Ireland 6-0
Wrexham, Saturday 9 February 1884
Scotland matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Wales vs Scotland 0-3
Wrexham, Monday 12 March 1883
Next match:
British Championship 1884
Scotland vs England 1-0
Crosshill, Saturday 15 March 1884
Scotland top scorers
1. George Ker (1880 - 1882) - 10 goals
2. John Smith (1879 - 1883) - 8 goals
... William Harrower (1882 - 1884) - 3 goals
... John Kay (1880 - 1882) - 3 goals
... Peter Campbell (1878 - 1879) - 3 goals
... James Gossland (1884) - 2 goals
... John Goudie (1884) - 1 goal
(correct as of January 26, 1884)
Brief match report
Sat. 26 Jan 1884
Ulster Football Club Ground, Ballynafeigh, Belfast
Ireland 0-5 Scotland
Goals: Harrower 12, Gossland 35, Goudie 60, Gossland 80, Harrower 86

Ireland: Hunter, Wilson, Crone, Hastings, Molyneux, Dill, Spiller, Gibb, Morrow, Davison (c), Gaussen. Managed by selection committee.

Scotland: Inglis, Forbes, Arnott (c), Graham, Fulton, Brown, Thomson, Gossland, Goudie, Harrower, Macaulay. Managed by selection committee.

Att: 2 000
Ref: Hindle (England)

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