Thanks Scottish. Norman Ackland, in the four volume book of football published by Caxton in 1960, called the Scottish FA "hidebound" for not re-starting amateur internationals after WWII.
Perhaps the cost put off Wales and Ireland having regular fixtures until air travel was cost effective.
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There may well have been but there weren't any international matches. The SAFA itself wasn't founded until 1909 two years after its English counterpart. Which leads me back to my first post I guess, it seems strange neither FA would get a team together to play each other. It's also interesting to n...
- Fri May 08, 2009 4:20 pm
- Forum: International
- Topic: Most players used in Championship winning team
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Does anyone know the record for most players used in a Championship win? The post war English record for the fewest is 14 I believe but what about the flip side... My team Brentford used 32 players in our League Two Championship winning team this season. If you include the cups, we used 37 with anot...
- Thu Apr 30, 2009 1:10 pm
- Forum: Football Books
- Topic: Casual Affair - history of The Casuals 1883-1939
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Just received this book in the post and it's a first class read. Not sure if you guys north of the border are interested but looking at the season by season fixtures and results, The Casuals did play friendlies against Scottish teams. There's plenty of reading material and statistics to keep anyone ...
- Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:30 pm
- Forum: SFAQS
- Topic: James McCree - Scottish Amateur
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Yes, I knew about the 'boro link, it does seem strange. I'll be at the British Newspaper Library at Colindale soon so will try and follow it up. He worked for the Civil Service so work might have been a reason?
Does anyone have access or can point me to a list of Scottish Amateur Internationals? I have a query on a player that may have played for the aforementioned side in the 1929-1930 season. I am tracing James McCree of the 1920s, who played for London Caledonians, Fulham, Middlesbrough, Civil Service a...