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by keb mo
Mon Jul 20, 2009 9:46 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Oldest remaining International ground in the world
Replies: 7
Views: 3533

Hi Keb, do you mean oldest remaining international ground still used for football (Hamilton Crescent cricket ground is still there)? Hello, yes thats what I meant.Its in the Guinness book of records I believe. In the last few years we have played - 2008 - Norway 3-0 2007 - New Zealand 2 -2 2006 - L...
by keb mo
Sat Jul 18, 2009 9:16 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Oldest remaining International ground in the world
Replies: 7
Views: 3533

Oldest remaining International ground in the world

Is in fact the Racecourse in Wrexham.scotland played there in 1877 and enjoyed nearly thirty happy years stuffing us on our own ground.The pub that the players chanfged in,The Turf,is still there,its still a pub and you can have a beer there any time you are in town. The club (and ground) are curren...
by keb mo
Sun May 04, 2008 9:15 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: John Smith hat trick?
Replies: 4
Views: 2746

John Smith hat trick?

The 1879 Wales Scotland fixture at Wrexham.Scotland won 3 - 0.Scottish sources give the scorers as Campbell (Rangers) scoring the first & Smith scoring the other two. However the Welsh press give the first one to Smith as follows. North Wales Guardian "McNiel soon passed it to Smith, who at once kic...
by keb mo
Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:53 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Ferguson or Campbell?
Replies: 3
Views: 3198

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cheers, perhaps we need a truth tribunal to sort thru all these issues. i know what you mean re goal times as well , still we didnt score too many in those days so its not such a big problem for us. just out of interest,which scottish source would you classify as the most reliable for match reports ...
by keb mo
Sun Feb 10, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Ferguson or Campbell?
Replies: 3
Views: 3198

Ferguson or Campbell?

Hi, i am researching the early history of Welsh football and i wonder if anyone could help me with a query? In 1878 Scotland scraped to a lucky 9-0 victory over an unlucky Welsh side.My local paper and the Scotsman record John Ferguson as scoring the third goal however the Scottish FA website lists ...
by keb mo
Fri May 18, 2007 9:40 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Scotlands first match in Wales 1877
Replies: 5
Views: 4442

many thanks for your support.
it now looks like the Turf has had a reprieve as the brewery has pulled out of negotiations with the developer who has just withdrawn his proposals.

fingers crossed!
by keb mo
Fri Apr 27, 2007 4:48 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Scotlands first match in Wales 1877
Replies: 5
Views: 4442

Scotlands first match in Wales 1877

A lot of Scottish & English football archives record the venue for this match as Acton Park,Wrexham. In fact the venue for this game was actually the Racecourse Ground Wrexham.This makes the Racecourse the worlds oldest surviving International football venue. (The mistake has probably come about bec...