Scotland - International Matches 1951-1955


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(Match 215)  14th April 1951  (British Championship)
ENGLAND - SCOTLAND  2-3  (1-1)
Referee:   George Mitchell (Scotland)
Crowd:     98.000, Wembley Stadium, London
Goals:     1-0 Hassall (26), 1-1 Johnstone (33), 1-2 Reilly (48), 1-3 Liddell (54),
	   2-3 Finney (63)
ENGLAND:  (Manager:  Walter Winterbottom)
Bert Frederick Williams - Alfred Ernest Ramsey, William Eckersley - Henry Johnston, Jack
Froggatt, William Ambrose Wright [c] - Stanley Matthews, Wilfred James Mannion, Stanley
Harding Mortensen, Harold William Hassall, Thomas Finney.

SCOTLAND:
James Clews Cowan		     (16/Greenock Morton) -
George Lewis Young [c]  	     (24/Rangers)
Samuel Richmond Cox		     (10/Rangers) -
Robert Evans			     (10/Celtic)
William Alexander Woodburn	     (16/Rangers)
William Yates Redpath		     (3/Motherwell) -
William Waddell			     (9/Rangers)
Robert Johnstone		     (1/Hibernian)
Lawrence Reilly			     (9/Hibernian)
William Steel			     (21/Dundee)
William Beveridge Liddell	     (14/Liverpool)

Notes:	Scotland won the British Home Championship title for the 19th time.
			

(Match 216) 12th May 1951 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - DENMARK 3-1 (1-1) Referee: William H.Evans (England) Crowd: 75.690, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 J.W.Hansen (6), 1-1 Steel (33), 2-1 Reilly (60), 3-1 Mitchell (86) SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (17/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (25/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (11/Rangers) - James Scoular (1/Portsmouth) William Alexander Woodburn (17/Rangers) William Yates Redpath (4/Motherwell) - William Waddell (10/Rangers) Robert Johnstone (2/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (10/Hibernian) William Steel (22/Dundee) Robert Carmichael Mitchell (1/Newcastle United) DENMARK: Eigil Nielsen - Dan Ohland-Andersen, Poul Petersen - Erik Hansen, Edvin Hansen, Steen Blicher - James Ronvang, Jorgen W.Hansen, Jens Torstensen, Knud Lundberg [c], Jens Peter Hansen. Notes: The Danish player Jorgen W.Hansen played wearing plastic specticles.
(Match 217) 16th May 1951 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - FRANCE 1-0 (0-0) Referee: Reginald E.Mortimer (England) Crowd: 75.394, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 1-0 Reilly (78) SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (18/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (26/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (12/Rangers) - James Scoular (2/Portsmouth) William Alexander Woodburn (18/Rangers) William Yates Redpath (5/Motherwell) - William Waddell (11/Rangers) Robert Johnstone (3/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (11/Hibernian) William Steel (23/Dundee) Robert Carmichael Mitchell (2/Newcastle United) FRANCE: Stephane Dakowski - Guy Huguet, Roger Marche [c] - Antoine Bonifaci, Robert Jonquet, Antoine Cuissard - Rene Alpsteg, Andre Strappe, Jean Baratte, Edouard Kargulewicz "Kargu", Edmond Haan.
(Match 218) 20th May 1951 (Friendly match) BELGIUM - SCOTLAND 0-5 (0-2) Referee: Louis Fauquemberghe (France) Crowd: 55.135, Stade Heysel, Brussels Goals: 0-1 Hamilton (10), 0-2 Mason (15), 0-3 Hamilton (60), 0-4 Hamilton (76), 0-5 Waddell (85) BELGIUM: (Coach: William (Bill) Gormlie) Henri Meert - Arsene Vaillant, Louis Carre - Leopold Anoul, Jan Van der Auwera, Victor Mees - Victor Lemberechts, Frederic Chaves D'Aguilar [c], Henri Coppens, Joseph Mermans, François Sermon. SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (19/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (27/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (13/Rangers) - John Miller (Ian) McColl (5/Rangers) William Alexander Woodburn (19/Rangers) William Yates Redpath (6/Motherwell) - William Waddell (12/Rangers) James Mason (6/Third Lanark) George Hamilton (2/Aberdeen) William Steel (24/Dundee) Lawrence Reilly (12/Hibernian)
(Match 219) 27th May 1951 (Friendly match) AUSTRIA - SCOTLAND 4-0 (1-0) Referee: Jean Lutz (Switzerland) Crowd: 65.000, Praterstadion, Vienna Goals: 1-0 Hanappi (42), 2-0 Hanappi (56), 3-0 Wagner (69) penalty, 4-0 Wagner (88) AUSTRIA: (Coach: Walter Nausch) Walter Zeman - Rudolf Rockl, Ernst Happel - Gerhard Hanappi, Ernst Ocwirk, Leopold Gernhardt - Ernst Melchior, Hans Riegler, Theodor Wagner, Erich Probst, Alfred Korner. SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (20/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (28/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (14/Rangers) - James Scoular (3/Portsmouth) William Alexander Woodburn (20/Rangers) William Yates Redpath (7/Motherwell) - William Waddell (13/Rangers) James Mason (7/Third Lanark) George Hamilton (3/Aberdeen) William Steel (25/Dundee) Lawrence Reilly (13/Hibernian)
(Match 220) 6th October 1951 (British Championship) NORTHERN IRELAND - SCOTLAND 0-3 (0-2) Referee: William H.Evans (England) Crowd: 56.946, Windsor Park, Belfast Goals: 0-1 Orr (33), 0-2 Johnstone (44), 0-3 Johnstone (63) NORTHERN IRELAND: William (Norman) McCourt Uprichard - William George (Leonard) Graham, Alfred McMichael - William Dickson, John Joseph (Jack) Vernon, Raymond Osborn Ferris - William Laurence Bingham, James McIlroy, Edward James McMorran, Robert Peacock, Charles Tully. SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (21/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (29/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (15/Rangers) - Robert Evans (11/Celtic) William Alexander Woodburn (21/Rangers) William Yates Redpath (8/Motherwell) - William Waddell (14/Rangers) Robert Johnstone (4/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (14/Hibernian) Thomas Bingham Orr (1/Greenock Morton) William Beveridge Liddell (15/Liverpool)
(Match 221) 14th November 1951 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - WALES 0-1 (0-0) Referee: Patrick Morris (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 71.272, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 0-1 Allchurch (89) SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (22/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (30/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (16/Rangers) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (1/Preston North End) William Alexander Woodburn (22/Rangers) Alexander Rooney Forbes (12/Arsenal) - William Waddell (15/Rangers) Thomas Bingham Orr (2/Greenock Morton) Lawrence Reilly (15/Hibernian) William Steel (26/Dundee) William Beveridge Liddell (16/Liverpool) WALES: William Warren Shortt - Walley Barnes, Alfred Thomas Sherwood - Royston Paul, William Raymond Daniel, William Arthur (Ronald) Burgess [c] - William Isaiah Foulkes, William Morris, Trevor Ford, Ivor John Allchurch, Royston James Clarke.
(Match 222) 5th April 1952 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 1-2 (0-2) Referee: Patrick Morris (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 134.504, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Pearson (10), 0-2 Pearson (44), 1-2 Reilly (76) SCOTLAND: Robert Brown (5/Rangers) - George Lewis Young [c] (31/Rangers) William McNaught (4/Raith Rovers) - James Scoular (4/Portsmouth) William Alexander Woodburn (23/Rangers) William Yates Redpath (9/Motherwell) - Gordon Smith (8/Hibernian) Robert Johnstone (5/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (16/Hibernian) John Livingstone (Ian) McMillan (1/Airdrieonians) William Beveridge Liddell (17/Liverpool) ENGLAND: (Manager: Walter Winterbottom) Gilbert Harold Merrick - Alfred Ernest Ramsey, Thomas H.Garrett - William Ambrose Wright [c], Jack Froggatt, James William Dickinson - Thomas Finney, Ivan Arthur (Ivor) Broadis, Nathaniel (Nat) Lofthouse, Stanley Pearson, John Frederick Rowley.
(Match 223) 30th April 1952 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - USA 6-0 (4-0) Referee: Douglas Gerrard (Scotland) Crowd: 107.765, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Reilly (9), 2-0 Reilly (11), 3-0 McMillan (29), 4-0 Reilly (34), 5-0 O'Connell (60) own goal, 6-0 McMillan (89) SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (23/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (32/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (17/Rangers) - James Scoular (5/Portsmouth) William Alexander Woodburn (24/Rangers) Hugh T. Kelly (1/Blackpool) - Gordon Smith (9/Hibernian) John Livingstone (Ian) McMillan (2/Airdrieonians) Lawrence Reilly (17/Hibernian) Allan Duncan Brown (4/Blackpool) William Beveridge Liddell (18/Liverpool) USA: Frank Borghi - Harry Joseph Keough, John O'Connell - William (Chappie) Sheppell, Charles Martin Colombo, Walter Bahr - Lloyd Monsen, Edward Neto Souza, Bernard McLaughlin, John Benevides Souza, Dickie Roberts.
(Match 224) 25th May 1952 (Friendly match) DENMARK - SCOTLAND 1-2 (0-0) Referee: Sten R.Ahlner (Sweden) Crowd: 39.000, Idraetsparken, Copenhagen Goals: 0-1 Thornton (49), 1-1 Rasmussen (64), 1-2 Reilly (71) DENMARK: Kaj Jorgensen - Poul Petersen, Svend Nielsen - Erik Terkelsen, Christen Brogger, Steen Blicher - Carl Holm, Poul Rasmussen, Jens Torstensen, Knud Lundberg [c], Holger Seebach. SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (24/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (33/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (18/Rangers) - James Scoular (6/Portsmouth) Andrew Paton (2/Motherwell) Alexander Rooney Forbes (13/Arsenal) - Lawrence Reilly (18/Hibernian) John Livingstone (Ian) McMillan (3/Airdrieonians) William Thornton (7/Rangers) Allan Duncan Brown (5/Blackpool) William Beveridge Liddell (19/Liverpool)
(Match 225) 30th May 1952 (Friendly match) SWEDEN - SCOTLAND 3-1 (2-1) Referee: Karel van der Meer (Holland) Crowd: 32.122, Rasunda Stadion, Solna Goals: 1-0 Sandberg (2), 2-0 Lofgren (3), 2-1 Liddell (7), 3-1 Bengtsson (68) SWEDEN: Karl Svensson - Lennart Samuelsson, Erik Nilsson - Holger Hansson, Bengt Gustavsson, Gosta Lindh - Sylve Bengtsson, Gosta Lofgren, Lars Eriksson, Yngve Brodd, Gosta Sandberg. SCOTLAND: James Clews Cowan (25/Greenock Morton) - George Lewis Young [c] (34/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (19/Rangers) - James Scoular (7/Portsmouth) Andrew Paton (3/Motherwell) Alexander Rooney Forbes (14/Arsenal) - Lawrence Reilly (19/Hibernian) Wilson Humphries (1/Motherwell) William Thornton (8/Rangers) Allan Duncan Brown (6/Blackpool) William Beveridge Liddell (20/Liverpool)
(Match 226) 18th October 1952 (British Championship) WALES - SCOTLAND 1-2 (1-1) Referee: Alfred Bond (England) Crowd: 60.000, Ninian Park, Cardiff Goals: 1-0 Ford (24), 1-1 Brown (33), 1-2 Liddell (69) WALES: William Warren Shortt - Arthur R.Lever, Alfred Thomaas Sherwood - Royston Paul, William Raymond Daniel, William Arthur (Ronald) Burgess - William Isaiah Foulkes, Ellis Reginald Davies, Trevor Ford, Ivor John Allchurch, Royston James Clarke. SCOTLAND: George Neil Farm (1/Blackpool) - George Lewis Young [c] (35/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (20/Rangers) - James Scoular (8/Portsmouth) Frank Brennan (4/Newcastle United) George Gilbert Miller Aitken (6/Sunderland) - Thomas Wright (1/Sunderland) Allan Duncan Brown (7/Blackpool) Lawrence Reilly (20/Hibernian) William Steel (27/Dundee) William Beveridge Liddell (21/Liverpool)
(Match 227) 5th November 1952 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - NORTHERN IRELAND 1-1 (0-0) Referee: Robert E.Smith (Wales) Crowd: 65.057, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 D'Arcy (82), 1-1 Reilly (89) SCOTLAND: George Neil Farm (2/Blackpool) - George Lewis Young [c] (36/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (21/Rangers) - James Scoular (9/Portsmouth) Frank Brennan (5/Newcastle United) George Gilbert Miller Aitken (7/Sunderland) - Thomas Wright (2/Sunderland) James Tullis Logie (1/Arsenal) Lawrence Reilly (21/Hibernian) William Steel (28/Dundee) William Beveridge Liddell (22/Liverpool) NORTHERN IRELAND: William (Norman) McCourt Uprichard - William George (Leonard) Graham, Alfred McMichael - Robert Dennis (Danny) Blanchflower, William Dickson, Francis Joseph McCourt - William Laurence Bingham, Donal Seamus (Jimmy) D'Arcy, Edward James McMorran, James McIlroy, Charles Tully.
(Match 228) 18th April 1953 (British Championship) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND 2-2 (1-0) Referee: Thomas Mitchell (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 97.000, Wembley Stadium, London Goals: 1-0 Broadis (18), 1-1 Reilly (55), 2-1 Broadis (69), 2-2 Reilly (89) ENGLAND: (Manager: Walter Winterbottom) Gilbert Harold Merrick - Alfred Ernest Ramsey, Lionel Smith - William Ambrose Wright [c], Malcolm Williamson Barrass, James William Dickinson - Thomas Finney, Ivan Arthur (Ivor) Broadis, Nathaniel Lofthouse, Redfern Froggatt, Jack Froggatt. SCOTLAND: George Neil Farm (3/Blackpool) - George Lewis Young [c] (37/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (22/Rangers) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (2/Preston North End) Frank Brennan (6/Newcastle United) Douglas Cowie (1/Dundee) - Thomas Wright (3/Sunderland) Robert Johnstone (6/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (22/Hibernian) William Steel (29/Dundee) William Beveridge Liddell (23/Liverpool) Notes: Scotland and England shared the British Home Championship title.
(Match 229) 6th May 1953 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - SWEDEN 1-2 (1-1) Referee: William Ling (England) Crowd: 83.800, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Lofgren (32), 1-1 Johnstone (40), 1-2 Eriksson (55) SCOTLAND: George Neil Farm (4/Blackpool) - George Lewis Young [c] (38/Rangers) R. John Little (1/Rangers) - Robert Evans (12/Celtic) Douglas Cowie (2/Dundee) Thomas Henderson Docherty (3/Preston North End) - John Gillespie Henderson (1/Portsmouth) Robert Johnstone (7/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (23/Hibernian) William Steel (30/Dundee) Thomas Ring (1/Clyde) SWEDEN: Karl Svensson - Orvar Bergmark, Lennart Samuelsson - Sven-Ove Svensson, Bengt Gustavsson, Gosta Lindh - Gosta Sandberg, Hans Andersson, Gosta Lofgren, Lars Eriksson, Sylve Bengtsson.
(Match 230) 3rd October 1953 (British Championship & World Cup Qualifying Group 3) NORTHERN IRELAND - SCOTLAND 1-3 (0-0) Referee: Arthur Edward Ellis (England) Crowd: 58.248, Windsor Park, Belfast Goals: 0-1 Fleming (47), 0-2 Fleming (69), 1-2 Lockhart (72) penalty, 1-3 Henderson (89) NORTHERN IRELAND: William Smyth - William Edward Cunningham, Alfred McMichael - Robert Dennis (Danny) Blanchflower, James Joseph McCabe, Wilbur Cush - William Laurence Bingham, James McIlroy, William Simpson, Charles Tully, Norman Lockhart. SCOTLAND: George Neil Farm (5/Blackpool) - George Lewis Young [c] (39/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (23/Rangers) - Robert Evans (13/Celtic) Frank Brennan (7/Newcastle United) Douglas Cowie (3/Dundee) - William Waddell (16/Rangers) Charles Fleming (1/East Fife) John McPhail (5/Celtic) James Watson (2/Huddersfield Town) John Gillespie Henderson (2/Portsmouth)
(Match 231) 4th November 1953 (British Championship & World Cup Qualifying Group 3) SCOTLAND - WALES 3-3 (2-0) Referee: Thomas Mitchell (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 71.378, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Brown (19), 2-0 Johnstone (42), 2-1 Charles (49), 3-1 Reilly (58), 3-2 Allchurch (73), 3-3 Charles (88) SCOTLAND: George Neil Farm (6/Blackpool) - George Lewis Young [c] (40/Rangers) Samuel Richmond Cox (24/Rangers) - Robert Evans (14/Celtic) William Douglas Telfer (1/St Mirren) Douglas Cowie (4/Dundee) - John Archie Mackenzie (1/Partick Thistle) Robert Johnstone (8/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (24/Hibernian) Allan Duncan Brown (8/Blackpool) William Beveridge Liddell (24/Liverpool) WALES: Ronald Gilbert Howells - Walley Barnes, Alfred Thomas Sherwood - Royston Paul, William Raymond Daniel, William Arthur (Ronald) Burgess - William Isaiah Foulkes, Ellis Reginald Davies, William (John) Charles, Ivor John Allchurch, Royston James Clarke.
(Match 232) 3rd April 1954 (British Championship & World Cup Qualifying Group 3) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 2-4 (1-1) Referee: Thomas Mitchell (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 134.544, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Brown (7), 1-1 Broadis (13), 1-2 Nicholls (50), 1-3 Allen (68), 1-4 Mullen (83), 2-4 Ormond (89) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Beattie/1) George Neil Farm (7/Blackpool) - Michael Haughney (1/Celtic) Samuel Richmond Cox [c] (25/Rangers) - Robert Evans (15/Celtic) Frank Brennan (8/Newcastle United) George Gilbert Miller Aitken (8/Sunderland) - John Archie Mackenzie (2/Partick Thistle) Robert Johnstone (9/Hibernian) John Gillespie Henderson (3/Portsmouth) Allan Duncan Brown (9/Blackpool) William Esplin Ormond (1/Hibernian) ENGLAND: (Manager: Walter Winterbottom) Gilbert Harold Merrick - Ronald Staniforth, Roger William Byrne - William Ambrose Wright [c], Henry Alfred Clarke, James William Dickinson - Thomas Finney, Ivan Arthur (Ivor) Broadis, Ronald Allen, John Nicholls, James Mullen.
(Match 233) 5th May 1954 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - NORWAY 1-0 (1-0) Referee: John Harold Clough (England) Crowd: 25.897, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 1-0 Hamilton (34) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Beattie/2) Fred Martin (1/Aberdeen) - William Carruthers Cunningham (1/Preston North End) John Aird (1/Burnley) - Thomas Henderson Docherty [c] (4/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (1/Partick Thistle) Robert Evans (16/Celtic) - Robert Johnstone (10/Hibernian) George Hamilton (4/Aberdeen) Patrick McCabe Buckley (1/Aberdeen) Allan Duncan Brown (10/Blackpool) William Esplin Ormond (2/Hibernian) NORWAY: Asbjorn Hansen - Oddvar Hansen, Harry Boye Karlsen - Thorleif Olsen, Thor Hernes, Arne Natland - Willy Fossli, Gunnar Thoresen, Arne Kotte, Hans Nordahl, Gunnar Dybwad.
(Match 234) 19th May 1954 (Friendly match) NORWAY - SCOTLAND 1-1 (0-0) Referee: John Erik Andersson (Sweden) Crowd: 23.849, Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo Goals: 0-1 Mackenzie (55), 1-1 Kure (88) NORWAY: Asbjorn Hansen - Oddvar Hansen, Harry Boye Karlsen - Thorleif Olsen, Thornbjorn Svenssen, Thor Hernes (Arne Natland 56) - Ragnar Hvidsten, Gunnar Thoresen, Arne Kotte, Gunnar Arnesen, Harry Kure. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Beattie/3) Fred Martin (2/Aberdeen) - William Carruthers Cunningham (2/Preston North End) John Aird (2/Burnley) - Thomas Henderson Docherty [c] (5/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (2/Partick Thistle) Douglas Cowie (5/Dundee) - John Archie Mackenzie (3/Partick Thistle) George Hamilton (5/Aberdeen) John Gillespie Henderson (4/Portsmouth) Allan Duncan Brown (11/Blackpool) Neil Mochan (1/Celtic)
(Match 235) 25th May 1954 (Friendly match) FINLAND - SCOTLAND 1-2 (0-1) Referee: Sten R.Ahlner (Sweden) Crowd: 21.685, Olympiastadion, Helsinki Goals: 0-1 Ormond (7), 0-2 Johnstone (47), 1-2 Lahtinen (86) FINLAND: Mauno Rintanen (Aarre Klinga 48) - Ake Lindman, Ibert Henriksson - Turkka Sundback, Lauri Lehtinen, Aimo Sommarberg - Pertti Vanhanen, Matti Hiltunen, Rainer Forss, Olavi Lahtinen, Borje Nygard. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Beattie/4) John Anderson (1/Leicester City) - Alexander Wilson (1/Portsmouth) William Carruthers Cunningham [c] (3/Preston North End) - Robert Evans (17/Celtic) Douglas Cowie (6/Dundee) David Cochrane Mathers (1/Partick Thistle) - John Archie Mackenzie (4/Partick Thistle) Robert Johnstone (11/Hibernian) Allan Duncan Brown (12/Blackpool) William Fernie (1/Celtic) William Esplin Ormond (3/Hibernian)
(Match 236) 16th June 1954 (World Cup Finals, 1st Round, Group 3) AUSTRIA - SCOTLAND 1-0 (1-0) Referee: Laurent Franken (Belgium) Crowd: 25.000, Sportplatz Hardturm, Zurich Goal: 1-0 Probst (35) AUSTRIA: (Coach: Walter Nausch) Kurt Schmied - Gerhard Hanappi, Ernst Happel - Leopold Barschandt, Ernst Ocwirk, Karl Koller - Robert Korner, Walter Schleger, Robert Dienst, Erich Probst, Alfred Korner. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Beattie/5) Fred Martin (3/Aberdeen) - William Carruthers Cunningham [c] (4/Preston North End) John Aird (3/Burnley) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (6/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (3/Partick Thistle) Douglas Cowie (7/Dundee) - John Archie Mackenzie (5/Partick Thistle) William Fernie (2/Celtic) Neil Mochan (2/Celtic) Allan Duncan Brown (13/Blackpool) William Esplin Ormond (4/Hibernian)
(Match 237) 19th June 1954 (World Cup Finals, 1st Round, Group 3) URUGUAY - SCOTLAND 7-0 (2-0) Referee: Vincenzo Orlandini (Italy) Crowd: 34.000, St.Jakob Stadion, Basle Goals: 1-0 Borges (17), 2-0 Miguez (30), 3-0 Borges (47), 4-0 Abbadie (54), 5-0 Borges (57), 6-0 Miguez (83), 7-0 Abbadie (85) URUGUAY: (Coach: Juan Lopez) Roque Gaston Maspoli - Jose Santamaria, William Martinez - Victor Andrade, Obdulio Varela, Luis Alberto Cruz - Julio Cesar Abbadie, Javier Ambrois, Oscar Omar Miguez, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Carlos Borges. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Beattie/6) Fred Martin (4/Aberdeen) - William Carruthers Cunningham [c] (5/Preston North End) John Aird (4/Burnley) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (7/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (4/Partick Thistle) Douglas Cowie (8/Dundee) - John Archie Mackenzie (6/Partick Thistle) William Fernie (3/Celtic) Neil Mochan (3/Celtic) Allan Duncan Brown (14/Blackpool) William Esplin Ormond (5/Hibernian) Notes: This was the record Scottish defeat of all time.
(Match 238) 16th October 1954 (British Championship) WALES - SCOTLAND 0-1 (0-0) Referee: William Ling (England) Crowd: 53.000, Ninian Park, Cardiff Goal: 0-1 Buckley (70) WALES: Alfred John Kelsey - Walley Barnes, Alfred Thomas Sherwood - Royston Paul, William (John) Charles, David Lloyd Bowen - William George Reed, Derek J.R.Tapscott, Trevor Ford, Ivor John Allchurch, Royston James Clarke. SCOTLAND: William A. Fraser (1/Sunderland) - George Lewis Young [c] (41/Rangers) William Carruthers Cunningham (6/Preston North End) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (8/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (5/Partick Thistle) Douglas Cowie (9/Dundee) - William Waddell (17/Rangers) Henry Yorston (1/Aberdeen) Patrick McCabe Buckley (2/Aberdeen) William Fernie (4/Celtic) Thomas Ring (2/Clyde)
(Match 239) 3rd November 1954 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - NORTHERN IRELAND 2-2 (1-2) Referee: Alfred Bond (England) Crowd: 46.200, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Davidson (22), 1-1 Bingham (24), 1-2 McAdams (43), 2-2 Johnstone (74) SCOTLAND: William A. Fraser (2/Sunderland) - George Lewis Young [c] (42/Rangers) William McNaught (5/Raith Rovers) - Robert Evans (18/Celtic) James Anderson Davidson (6/Partick Thistle) Douglas Cowie (10/Dundee) - William Waddell (18/Rangers) Robert Johnstone (12/Hibernian) Patrick McCabe Buckley (3/Aberdeen) William Fernie (5/Celtic) Thomas Ring (3/Clyde) NORTHERN IRELAND: William (Norman) McCourt Uprichard - William George (Leonard) Graham, William Edward Cunningham - Robert Dennis (Danny) Blanchflower, William Terence McCavana, Robert Peacock - William Laurence Bingham, John (Jackie) Blanchflower, William John McAdams, James McIlroy, Peter James McParland.
(Match 240) 8th December 1954 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - HUNGARY 2-4 (1-3) Referee: Leopold Sylvain Horn (Holland) Crowd: 113.146, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Bozsik (20), 0-2 Hidegkuti (26), 1-2 Ring (36), 1-3 Sandor (44), 2-3 Johnstone (46), 2-4 Kocsis (89) SCOTLAND: Fred Martin (5/Aberdeen) - William Carruthers Cunningham [c] (7/Preston North End) Harry Haddock (1/Clyde) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (9/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (7/Partick Thistle) John Cumming (1/Heart of Midlothian) - John Archie Mackenzie (7/Partick Thistle) Robert Johnstone (13/Hibernian) Lawrence Reilly (25/Hibernian) James Wardhaugh (1/Heart of Midlothian) Thomas Ring (4/Clyde) HUNGARY: (Coach: Gusztav Sebes) Lajos Farago - Jeno Buzanszky, Gyula Lorant - Mihaly Lantos, Joszef Bozsik, Ferenc Szojka - Karoly Sandor, Sandor Kocsis, Nandor Hidegkuti, Ferenc Puskas [c], Mate Fenyvesi.
(Match 241) 2nd April 1955 (British Championship) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND 7-2 (4-1) Referee: Benjamin Mervyn Griffiths (Wales) Crowd: 96.847, Wembley Stadium, London Goals: 1-0 Wilshaw (1), 2-0 Lofthouse (7), 2-1 Reilly (15), 3-1 Revie (25), 4-1 Lofthouse (27), 5-1 Wilshaw (70), 6-1 Wilshaw (73), 7-1 Wilshaw (83), 7-2 Docherty (85) ENGLAND: (Manager: Walter Winterbottom) Bert Frederick Williams - James Meadows, Roger William Byrne - Kenneth Armstrong, William Ambrose Wright [c], Duncan Edwards - Stanley Matthews, Donald George Revie, Nathaniel Lofthouse, Dennis J.Wilshaw, Frank Blunstone. SCOTLAND: Fred Martin (6/Aberdeen) - William Carruthers Cunningham [c] (8/Preston North End) Harry Haddock (2/Clyde) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (10/Preston North End) James Anderson Davidson (8/Partick Thistle) John Cumming (2/Heart of Midlothian) - John Archie Mackenzie (8/Partick Thistle) Robert Johnstone (14/Manchester City) Lawrence Reilly (26/Hibernian) John Livingstone (Ian) McMillan (4/Airdrieonians) Thomas Ring (5/Clyde)
(Match 242) 4th May 1955 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - PORTUGAL 3-0 (2-0) Referee: Juan Gardeazabal (Spain) Crowd: 20.858, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Gemmell (7), 2-0 Liddell (36), 3-0 Reilly (89) SCOTLAND: Thomas Younger (1/Hibernian) - Alexander Hershaw Parker (1/Falkirk) Harry Haddock (3/Clyde) - Robert Evans (19/Celtic) George Lewis Young [c] (43/Rangers) John Cumming (3/Heart of Midlothian) - Gordon Smith (10/Hibernian) Archibald Clark Robertson (1/Clyde) Lawrence Reilly (27/Hibernian) Thomas Gemmell (1/St Mirren) William Beveridge Liddell (25/Liverpool) PORTUGAL: (Coach: Joao Joaquim Tavares da Silva) CARLOS Antonio do Carmo Costa GOMES - Manuel Antonio CALDEIRA, Angelo Ferreira CARVALHO - FERNANDO Augusto do Amaral CAIADO, Manuel PASSOS Fernandes [c], EMIDIO da Silva GRAÇA - JOSE Pinto de Carvalho Santos AGUAS, Sebastiao Lucas da Fonseca-MATATEU, MARIO Esteves COLUNA, Jose Antonio Barreto TRAVAÇOS, Joao Baptista MARTINS.
(Match 243) 15th May 1955 (Friendly match) YUGOSLAVIA - SCOTLAND 2-2 (2-2) Referee: Vincenzo Orlandini (Italy) Crowd: 20.000, Stadion Jugoslovenska Narodna Armija (JNA), Belgrade Goals: 1-0 Veselinovic (13), 1-1 Reilly (29), 2-1 Vukas (38), 2-2 Smith (39) YUGOSLAVIA: (Coach: Aleksandar Tirnanic) Vladimir Beara (Branko Kralj 65) - Bruno Belin, Milan Zekovic - Zlatko Cajkovski, Suad Svraka, Vujadin Boskov - Todor Veselinovic, Milos Milutinovic, Bernard Vukas, Stjepan Bobek, Branislav (Branko) Zebec. SCOTLAND: Thomas Younger (2/Hibernian) - Alexander Hershaw Parker (2/Falkirk) Harry Haddock (4/Clyde) - Robert Evans (20/Celtic) George Lewis Young [c] (44/Rangers) John Cumming (4/Heart of Midlothian) - Gordon Smith (11/Hibernian) Robert Young Collins (4/Celtic) Lawrence Reilly (28/Hibernian) Thomas Gemmell (2/St Mirren) William Beveridge Liddell (26/Liverpool)
(Match 244) 19th May 1955 (Friendly match) AUSTRIA - SCOTLAND 1-4 (0-2) Referee: Dr.Giorgio Bernardi (Italy) Crowd: 65.000, Praterstadion, Vienna Goals: 0-1 Robertson (1), 0-2 Smith (43), 0-3 Liddell (70), 1-3 Ocwirk (87), 1-4 Reilly (88) AUSTRIA: (Coach: Karl Geyer) Kurt Schmied - Paul Halla, Leopold Barschandt - Gerhard Hanappi, Rudolf Rockl, Ernst Ocwirk - Karl Hofbauer, Theodor Wagner, Richard Brousek (Robert Dienst 36), Erich Probst, Dr.Walter Schleger. SCOTLAND: Thomas Younger (3/Hibernian) - Alexander Hershaw Parker (3/Falkirk) Andrew Kerr (1/Partick Thistle) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (11/Preston North End) Robert Evans (21/Celtic) Douglas Cowie (11/Dundee) - Gordon Smith [c] (12/Hibernian) Robert Young Collins (5/Celtic) Lawrence Reilly (29/Hibernian) Archibald Clark Robertson (2/Clyde) William Beveridge Liddell (27/Liverpool) Notes: Leopold Barschandt was sent-off for persistent kicking after 57 Minutes.
(Match 245) 29th May 1955 (Friendly match) HUNGARY - SCOTLAND 3-1 (0-1) Referee: Friedrich (Fritz) Seipelt (Austria) Crowd: 102.000, Nepstadion, Budapest Goals: 0-1 Smith (42), 1-1 Hidegkuti (51), 2-1 Kocsis (59), 3-1 Fenyvesi (68) HUNGARY: (Coach: Gusztav Sebes) Imre Danka (Lajos Farago 46) - Jeno Buzanszky, Pal Vinkovics Varhidi - Mihaly Lantos, Joszef Bozsik, Ferenc Szojka - Karoly Sandor, Nandor Hidegkuti, Sandor Kocsis (Peter Palotas 44), Ferenc Puskas, Mate Fenyvesi. SCOTLAND: Thomas Younger (4/Hibernian) - Andrew Kerr (2/Partick Thistle) Harry Haddock (5/Clyde) - Thomas Henderson Docherty (12/Preston North End) Robert Evans (22/Celtic) Douglas Cowie (12/Dundee) - Gordon Smith [c] (13/Hibernian) Robert Young Collins (6/Celtic) Lawrence Reilly (30/Hibernian) Archibald Clark Robertson (3/Clyde) William Beveridge Liddell (28/Liverpool)
(Match 246) 8th October 1955 (British Championship) NORTHERN IRELAND - SCOTLAND 2-1 (2-0) Referee: John H.Kelly (England) Crowd: 48.000, Windsor Park, Belfast Goals: 1-0 J.Blanchflower (7), 2-0 Bingham (16), 2-1 Reilly (62) NORTHERN IRELAND: William (Norman) McCourt Uprichard - William George (Leonard) Graham, William Edward Cunningham - Robert Dennis (Danny) Blanchflower, William Terence McCavana, Robert Peacock - William Laurence Bingham, John (Jackie) Blanchflower, Francis (Fay) Coyle, James McIlroy, Peter James McParland. SCOTLAND: Thomas Younger (5/Hibernian) - Alexander Hershaw Parker (4/Falkirk) Joseph McDonald (1/Sunderland) - Robert Evans (23/Celtic) George Lewis Young [c] (45/Rangers) Archie Glen (1/Aberdeen) - Gordon Smith (14/Hibernian) Robert Young Collins (7/Celtic) Lawrence Reilly (31/Hibernian) Robert Johnstone (15/Manchester City) William Beveridge Liddell (29/Liverpool)
(Match 247) 9th November 1955 (British Championship) SCOTLAND - WALES 2-0 (2-0) Referee: Reginald J.Leafe (England) Crowd: 53.887, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Johnstone (14), Johnstone (25) SCOTLAND: Thomas Younger (6/Hibernian) - Alexander Hershaw Parker (5/Falkirk) Joseph McDonald (2/Sunderland) - Robert Evans (24/Celtic) George Lewis Young [c] (46/Rangers) Douglas Cowie (13/Dundee) - Gordon Smith (15/Hibernian) Robert Johnstone (16/Manchester City) Lawrence Reilly (32/Hibernian) Robert Young Collins (8/Celtic) John Gillespie Henderson (5/Portsmouth) WALES: (Manager: Walley Barnes) Alfred John Kelsey - Stuart Grenville Williams, Alfred Thomas Sherwood - Melfyn Charles, William (John) Charles, Royston Paul - Derek J.R.Tapscott, Noel Kinsey, Trevor Ford, Ivor John Allchurch, Clifford W.Jones.


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