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  • Scotland earned its 13th consecutive victory
  • Ireland suffered its 5th consecutive defeat
  • Ireland's 9th consecutive match without victory
  • Alex Higgins scored 4 goals (his 1st and Scotland's 4th international hat-trick)
  • Scotland vs Ireland Head to Head: Scotland football team's 2nd victory in 2 matches

Scotland vs Ireland international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Saturday, 14 March 1885, 15:30 (UTC+0:00)
National teams, score:
Scotland
8-2
Ireland
Referee:
John Harvey, Sheffield /
England
Attendance, venue:
6 000, 2nd Hampden Park, Glasgow
Goals:
1-0 (10') Alexander Barbour, 2-0 (12') Willie Turner, 3-0 (15') Alex Higgins, 4-0 (35') John McPherson, 5-0 (51') Bobby Calderwood, 6-0 (53') Alex Higgins, 7-0 (60') Alex Higgins, 8-0 (70') Alex Higgins, 8-1 (85') Johnny Gibb, 8-2 (90') Johnny Gibb
Scotland football team line-up in match Nr.24
Managed by selection committee
Player
Caps
Age
Club
1
24
Rangers FC, Glasgow
1
24
Rangers FC, Glasgow
1
24
Moffat FC, Moffat
1
19
Renton FC, Renton
8
Vale of Leven FC, Alexandria
1
22
Renton FC, Renton
1
25
3rd Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers FC, Glasgow
1
20
Pollockshields Athletic FC, Glasgow
1
21
Kilmarnock FC, Kilmarnock
1
22
Cartvale FC, Busby
1
22
Pilgrims FC, Glasgow
Ireland football team line-up in match Nr.9
Managed by selection committee
Player
Caps
Age
Club
2
40
Ulster FC, Belfast
2
30
Moyola Park FC, Castledawson
1
Oldpark FC, Belfast
1
Oldpark FC, Belfast
2
Moyola Park FC, Castledawson
2
21
Dublin University FC, Dublin
1
Limavady FC, Limavady
1
21
Limavady FC, Limavady
4
Wellington Park FC, Belfast
2
Wellington Park FC, Belfast
8
21
Cliftonville FC, Belfast
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Scotland
11
1.636
9
8
0
0
Ireland
11
2.364
7
2
0
0
Historical data sources
The Glasgow Herald (Glasgow), №64, 16 Mar 1885; Google Newspapers
The Morning News (Belfast), №6160, 16 Mar 1885; Newspapers.com
The Belfast News-Letter (Belfast), №21758, 16 Mar 1885; Newspapers.com
The Dundee Courier and Argus (Dundee), №9882, 16 Mar 1885; Newspapers.com
North British Daily Mail (Glasgow), №11873, 16 Mar 1885; Newspapers.com
Comments

bandyall - posted on 13 August 2010 at 11:42:29

Scotland goals:
1:0 (10.) Barbour, (...)
Scotland vs Ireland post-match head-to-head
WP
100.0
P
2
W
2
D
0
L
0
GF
13
GA
2
GF/P
6.500
GA/P
1.000
Av attendance
4 000
WP - winning percentage, P - played, W - wins, D - draws, L - losses, GF - goals for, GA - goals against, Av - average
Scotland national team matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1884
Scotland vs Wales 4-1
Crosshill, Saturday 29 March 1884
Next match:
British Championship 1885
England vs Scotland 1-1
Lambeth, Saturday 21 March 1885
Ireland national team matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1885
England vs Ireland 4-0
Manchester, Saturday 28 February 1885
Next match:
British Championship 1885
Ireland vs Wales 2-8
Belfast, Saturday 11 April 1885
Top Scotland goal scorers
1. John Smith (1879 - 1884) - 10 goals
2. George Ker (1880 - 1882) - 10 goals
... Alex Higgins (1885) - 4 goals
... Alexander Barbour (1885) - 1 goal
... Willie Turner (1885) - 1 goal
... John McPherson (1885) - 1 goal
... Bobby Calderwood (1885) - 1 goal
(correct as of March 14, 1885)
Top Ireland goal scorers
1. Johnny Gibb (1885) - 2 goals
(correct as of March 14, 1885)
Brief match report
Sat. 14 Mar 1885
2nd Hampden Park, Glasgow
Scotland 8-2 Ireland
Goals: Barbour 10, Turner 12, Higgins 15, McPherson 35, Calderwood 51, Higgins 53, Higgins 60, Higgins 70, Gibb 85, Gibb 90

Scotland: Chalmers, McHardy, Niven, Kelso, McPherson (c), Barbour, Marshall, Turner, Higgins, Calderwood, Lamont. Managed by selection committee.

Ireland: Henderson, Hewison, Johnston, Muir, Houston, Eames (c), McLean, Sherrard, Gibb, Magee, Dill. Managed by selection committee.

Att: 6 000,
Ref: Harvey (England)

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