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England vs Scotland international football match report

Date, kick-off time: Saturday, 23 May 1981, 15:00 (UTC+01:00)
National teams, score:
England
-
Scotland
0:1
Competition:British Championship 1981 (Not finished)
Referee:Robert Wurtz, Strasbourg /
France
Attendance, venue:90 000, British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), London
Goals:0:1 (64') John Robertson (pen.)
England national football team line-up in match Nr.554
Managed by team manager Ron Greenwood
PlayerCapsAgeClub
Joe Corrigan   732Manchester City FC, Manchester
Viv Anderson   824Nottingham Forest FC, West Bridgford
Kenny Sansom   1722Arsenal FC, London
Dave Watson  Captain  46' 6134Southampton FC, Southampton
46' Alvin Martin   222West Ham United FC, London
Bryan Robson   1024West Bromwich Albion FC, West Bromwich
Steve Coppell   3125Manchester United FC, Manchester
Glenn Hoddle   723Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
Peter Withe   329Aston Villa FC, Birmingham
Graham Rix   623Arsenal FC, London
Tony Woodcock   46' 19251. FC Köln, Köln
46' Trevor Francis   2127Nottingham Forest FC, West Bridgford
Ray Wilkins   4024Manchester United FC, Manchester
Scotland national team line-up in match Nr.441
Managed by team manager Jock Stein
PlayerCapsAgeClub
Alan Rough   4229Partick Thistle FC, Glasgow
Ray Stewart   321West Ham United FC, London
Frank Gray   1626Leeds United AFC, Leeds
Danny McGrain  Captain  5531Celtic FC, Glasgow
Alex McLeish   1222Aberdeen FC, Aberdeen
Willie Miller   1426Aberdeen FC, Aberdeen
David Provan   80' 725Celtic FC, Glasgow
80' Paul Sturrock   324Dundee United FC, Dundee
Steve Archibald   1024Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
Joe Jordan   4729Manchester United FC, Manchester
Asa Hartford   27' 4230Everton FC, Liverpool
27' David Narey   1024Dundee United FC, Dundee
John Robertson   1728Nottingham Forest FC, West Bridgford
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
England1317.84626.29110000
Scotland1321.38526.52610110
Historical data sources
The Observer (London), №9900, 24.05.1981; Newspapers.com
The Guardian (Manchester), №41913, 25.05.1981; Newspapers.com
Comments
England vs Scotland post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
99382239179 - 1650.990
England v Scotland match-by-match record
England matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1981 (Not finished)
England vs Wales 0-0
London, Wednesday 20 May 1981
Next match:
1982 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Switzerland vs England 2-1
Basel, Saturday 30 May 1981
Scotland matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1981 (Not finished)
Scotland vs Northern Ireland 2-0
Glasgow, Tuesday 19 May 1981
Next match:
1982 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Scotland vs Sweden 2-0
Glasgow, Wednesday 9 September 1981
Scotland top scorers
1. Denis Law (1958 - 1972) - 30 goals
2. Kenny Dalglish (1972 - 1981) - 24 goals
3. Hughie Gallacher (1925 - 1930) - 23 goals
4. Lawrie Reilly (1949 - 1956) - 22 goals
... John Robertson (1979 - 1981) - 5 goals
(correct as of May 23, 1981)
Brief match report
Sat. 23 May 1981
British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), London
England 0-1 Scotland
Goals: Robertson 64

England: Corrigan, Anderson, Sansom, Watson (c) (Martin 46), Robson, Coppell, Hoddle, Withe, Rix, Woodcock (Francis 46), Wilkins. Managed by Greenwood.

Scotland: Rough, Stewart, Gray, McGrain (c), McLeish, Miller, Provan (Sturrock 80), Archibald, Jordan, Hartford (Narey 27), Robertson. Managed by Stein.
Booked: McGrain .

Att: 90 000
Ref: Wurtz (France)

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