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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 3rd international hat-trick)

Scotland vs Ireland international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Saturday, 14 March 1885, 15:30 (UTC)
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 national football team line-up in match Nr.24
Managed by selection committee
Player
Caps
Age
Club
Ireland national football team line-up in match Nr.9
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Player
Caps
Age
Club
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Scotland
nan
nan
0
8
0
0
Ireland
nan
nan
0
2
0
0
Historical data sources
The Dundee Courier and Argus (Dundee), №9882, 16 Mar 1885; Newspapers.com
The Morning News (Belfast), №6160, 16 Mar 1885; Newspapers.com
The Glasgow Herald (Glasgow), №64, 16 Mar 1885; Google Newspapers
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
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoals ForGoals AgainstWinning Percentage
2200132100.0
Top Scotland goal scorers
1. George Ker (1880 - 1882) - 10 goals
... Alex Higgins (1885) - 4 goals
... John McPherson (1885) - 1 goal
... Bobby Calderwood (1885) - 1 goal
... Alexander Barbour (1885) - 1 goal
... Willie Turner (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: 10, 12, 15, 35, 51, 53, 60, 70, 85, 90

Att: 6 000,
Ref: Harvey (England)

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