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Ireland vs Scotland international football match report

Date, kick-off time: Saturday, 24 March 1888, 15:30 (UTC-00:25)
National teams, score:
Ireland
-
Scotland
2:10
Competition:British Championship 1888
Referee:
Bob Parlane, Bonhill
/
Scotland
Attendance, venue:5 000, Oldpark Avenue, Belfast
Goals:0:1 (5') Geordie Dewar, 0:2 (8') William Dickson, 0:3 (15') Thomas Breckenridge, 1:3 (18') John Lemon, 2:3 (24') William Dalton, 2:4 (30') Ralph Aitken, 2:5 (33') William Dickson, 2:6 (40') William Dickson, 2:7 (45') William Dickson, 2:8 (53') Neil McCallum, 2:9 (65') Bob Wilson (own goal), 2:10 (83') Allan Stewart
Ireland national football team line-up in match Nr.18
Managed by selection committee
PlayerCapsClub
Ralph Lawther   1Distillery FC, Lisburn
Bob Wilson   1Cliftonville FC, Belfast
Fred Browne   4Cliftonville FC, Belfast
Jim Forsythe   1Belfast YMCA, Belfast
Archie Rosbotham   5Cliftonville FC, Belfast
Tom Molyneux   11Cliftonville FC, Belfast
William Dalton   1Belfast YMCA, Belfast
Olphie Stanfield  Captain  5Distillery FC, Lisburn
Jack Barry   2Cliftonville FC, Belfast
John Lemon   2Belfast YMCA, Belfast
William Turner   3Cliftonville FC, Belfast
Scotland national team line-up in match Nr.35
Managed by selection committee
PlayerCapsClub
John McLeod   1Dumbarton FC, Dumbarton
Duncan Stewart  Captain  1Dumbarton FC, Dumbarton
Archie McCall   1Renton FC, Renton
Allan Stewart   1Queens Park FC, Glasgow
Geordie Dewar   1Dumbarton FC, Dumbarton
Andrew Jackson   2Cambuslang FC, Cambuslang
Neil McCallum   1Renton FC, Renton
John Gow   1Rangers FC, Glasgow
William Dickson   1Strathmore FC, Dundee
Thomas Breckenridge   1Heart of Midlothian FC, Edinburgh
Ralph Aitken   2Dumbarton FC, Dumbarton
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
Ireland113.2733200
Scotland111.18271000
Historical data sources
The Dundee Courier and Argus (Dundee), №10830, 26.03.1888; Newspapers.com
The Glasgow Herald (Glasgow), №73, 26.03.1888; Google Newspapers
The Belfast News-Letter (Belfast), №22690, 26.03.1888; Newspapers.com
Comments

pasaru - posted 25.12.2011 19:06:42

The actual venue of the match was Oldpark Avenue (as the match of 12.03.1887 vs Wales), the grounds of Cliftonville Football Club
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Ireland vs Scotland post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
50057 - 340.000
Ireland v Scotland match-by-match record
Ireland matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1888
Wales vs Ireland 11-0
Wrexham, Saturday 3 March 1888
Next match:
British Championship 1888
Ireland vs England 1-5
Belfast, Saturday 7 April 1888
Scotland matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1888
Scotland vs England 0-5
Glasgow, Saturday 17 March 1888
Next match:
British Championship 1889
Scotland vs Ireland 7-0
Govan, Saturday 9 March 1889
Ireland top scorers
1. Sam Johnston (1882 - 1886) - 2 goals
2. Fred Browne (1887) - 2 goals
3. Johnny Gibb (1885) - 2 goals
... William Dalton (1888) - 1 goal
... John Lemon (1888) - 1 goal
(correct as of March 24, 1888)
Scotland top scorers
1. George Ker (1880 - 1882) - 10 goals
... William Dickson (1888) - 4 goals
... Geordie Dewar (1888) - 1 goal
... Thomas Breckenridge (1888) - 1 goal
... Ralph Aitken (1888) - 1 goal
... Neil McCallum (1888) - 1 goal
... Allan Stewart (1888) - 1 goal
(correct as of March 24, 1888)
Brief match report
Sat. 24 Mar 1888
Oldpark Avenue, Belfast
Ireland 2-10 Scotland
Goals: Dewar 5, Dickson 8, Breckenridge 15, Lemon 18, Dalton 24, Aitken 30, Dickson 33, Dickson 40, Dickson 45, McCallum 53, Wilson 65 (OG), Stewart 83

Ireland: Lawther, Wilson, Browne, Forsythe, Rosbotham, Molyneux, Dalton, Stanfield (c), Barry, Lemon, Turner. Managed by selection committee.

Scotland: McLeod, Duncan Stewart (c), McCall, Allan Stewart, Dewar, Jackson, McCallum, Gow, Dickson, Breckenridge, Aitken. Managed by selection committee.

Att: 5 000
Ref: Parlane (Scotland)

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