Match No. 9 - Saturday, 5th April 1879

    • Billy Muir MacKinnon, 15'
    • John McDougall, 23'
    • John Smith, 36'
    • Billy Muir MacKinnon, 41'
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    •  
    • GK
    • Robert Parlane  
    • RB
    • William Somers  
    • LB
    • Henry McNiel  
    • HB
    • Tom Vallance  
    • HB
    • Charles Campbell (c) 
    • HB
    • John McPherson  
    • OR
    • William Beveridge  
    • IR
    • John Smith  
    • CF
    • John McDougall  
    • IL
    • Billy Muir MacKinnon  
    • OL
    • Robert Paton  

Notes

  • Weather:  Due to be played on the 1st April 1879 but was delayed by heavy snowfall.
  • Disputed Goal Scorer:  Some reports suggest that the 4th England goal was credited as a Robert Parlane own goal.
  • Scotland Goal Disallowed:  With the scores level at 4-4 Scotland had a goal disallowed for off-side. England raced up the field and scored the winning goal.
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  • Player Milestone:  Reg Birkett's Only Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Edward Christian's Only Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Harold Morse's Only Cap
  • Player Milestone:  James Prinsep's Only Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Arthur Goodyer's Only Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Arnold Hills' Only Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Francis Sparks' 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Charlie Bambridge's 1st Cap
  • Goal Milestone:  Billy Mosforth's 1st Goal
  • Goal Milestone:  Charlie Bambridge's 1st Goal
  • Goal Milestone:  Arthur Goodyer's 1st Goal
  • Goal Milestone:  Norman Bailey's 1st Goal
  • Player Milestone:  Henry Wace's 1st Captaincy

Sources

  • Association Football in Victorian England by Philip Gibbons (Minerva Press 2001) page 56.