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International football match Wales vs Scotland report

Date, kick-off time: Saturday, 20 March 1897, 15:30 (UTC)
National teams, score: -
2:2
Competition:British Championship 1897
Referee:
Attendance, venue:5 000, The Racecourse, Wrexham
Goals:0:1 (11') John Ritchie (pen.), 1:1 (.) Morgan Morgan-Owen, 1:2 (60') Johnny Walker, 2:2 (.) Harry Pugh
Wales national football team line-up in match Nr.56
Managed by -
PlayerCapsClub
James Trainer  Captain  15Preston North End F.C., Preston
William Jones   1Aberystwyth F.C., Aberystwyth
John Matthias   3Shrewsbury Town F.C., Shrewsbury
Sydney Darvell   2Oxford University A.F.C., Oxford
Jack Mates   2Chirk A.A.A. F.C., Chirk
Jack Jones   8Sheffield United F.C., Sheffield
Billy Meredith   6Manchester City F.C., Manchester
Harry Pugh   4Wrexham A.F.C., Wrexham
Morgan Morgan-Owen   2Oxford University A.F.C., Oxford
Jack Rea   8Aberystwyth F.C., Aberystwyth
Billy Lewis   25Chester F.C., Chester
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Scotland national football team line-up in match Nr.60
Managed by selection committee
PlayerCapsClub
John Patrick   1St. Mirren F.C., Paisley
John Ritchie  Captain  1Queens Park F.C., Glasgow
David Gardner   1Third Lanark F.C., Glasgow
Bernard Breslin   1Hibernian F.C., Edinburgh
David Russell   3Celtic F.C., Glasgow
Alexander Keillor   6Dundee F.C., Dundee
Jack Kennedy   1Hibernian F.C., Edinburgh
Pat Murray   2Hibernian F.C., Edinburgh
James Oswald   3Rangers F.C., Glasgow
James McMillan   1St. Bernards F.C., Edinburgh
Johnny Walker   2Heart of Midlothian F.C., Edinburgh
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British Championship 1897 post-match standings
Pos.National team1234PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints
1
England
6:0
-:-
-:-
11 0 06-02
2
Ireland
0:6
-:-
4:3
21 0 14-92
3
Scotland
-:-
-:-
2:2
10 1 02-21
4
Wales
-:-
3:4
2:2
20 1 15-61
Historical data sources
Evening Express (Cardiff), №3050, 20.03.1897; The National Library of Wales
The Dundee Courier and Argus (Dundee), №13644, 22.03.1897; Newspapers.com
Carnarvon and Denbigh Herald (Caernarfon), №3335, 26.03.1897; The National Library of Wales
The Montgomery County Times (Welshpool), №790, 27.03.1897; The National Library of Wales
Herald of Wales (Swansea), №3248, 27.03.1897; The National Library of Wales
Comments
Wales vs Scotland post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
22031916 - 950.136
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Brief match report
Sat. 20 Mar 1897
The Racecourse, Wrexham
Wales 2-2 Scotland
Goals: Ritchie 11, Morgan-Owen, Walker 60, Pugh

Wales: Trainer (c), William Jones, Matthias, Darvell, Mates, Jack Jones, Meredith, Pugh, Morgan-Owen, Rea, Lewis. 

Scotland: Patrick, Ritchie (c), Gardner, Breslin, Russell, Keillor, Kennedy, Murray, Oswald, McMillan, Walker. Managed by selection committee.

Att: 5 000
Ref: Armitt (England) 

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