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Scotland Juniors, 1922-23

Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 6:40 pm
Does anyone have details (ie dates, line-ups and/or scorers) for Scotland's games during 1922-23 season?

Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 11:59 pm
by soccerhistory
Saturday 21 April 1923
At Villa Park, Birmingham
England [Birmingham County FA] 1 (Lane)
Scotland 0

Birmingham: E Tyler (Foleshill Great Heath); Perry (West Bromwich Albion), Bridgewater (Rowley Associates), Watson (West Bromwich Albion), Morris (Tamworth Castle), Howells (Willenhall), Newman (Bilston United), Hilton (Foleshill Great Heath), Legge (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Lane (Birmingham), Pickering (Wolverhampton Wanderers) Reserves: Buckley (Dogpool), Vaughan (Stafford Rangers)

Scotland: Russell (Kilsyth Rangers); Anderson (Lochee Central), Mitchell (Harthill Athletic), Findlay (Bruntonians), Robertson (Perth Roslea), Dempster (N/K), Mabel (Arniston Rangers), Ford (N/K), Cruickshanks (Port Glasgow Juniors), Malcolm (Dunipace), Knowles (Mugiemoss)
Changes from selected line-up: Dempster for Hunter (St Monance Swifts), Ford for Hyslop (Dumbarton)

Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2010 6:01 pm
by gogsy1968
7th April 1923

Wales 4-1 Scotland at Bangor

Scotland team picked at selection meeting for this game was as follows:
Jamieson(Mugiemoss), Anderson (Lochee Central), Mitchell(Harthill Athletic), Walls (Stirling Emmet), Robertson (Perth Roselea), Dempster (St Ninians Thistle), Gow (Inverkeithing), Hunter (St Monans), Cruickshank (Port Glasgow) Follett (Carluke Rovers), Lindsay (Tranent)

Trainer A Clark (Inverkeithing)

Dont know if this was the team that actually lined up for the game.

According to the Juniors centenary history the game against Ireland was played at Dens Park, Scotland winning 4-0

For the game v England I had Dempster in original line up (as captain), Ford replaced Hunter in the team. Hyslop of Dumbarton was the first choice as travelling? reserve.

Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2010 9:54 pm
Thanks, Guys!

Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 6:03 pm
by gogsy1968
Just a note that all the newspapers held on microfilm in Dunfermline library have the goalkeeper who played against England as David Russell of Rosyth Recreation.

Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 7:24 pm
by soccerhistory
My line-ups came from the Birmingham papers, so although the 'England' line-up will be correct there might have been some minor errors with Scotland.

Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:38 pm
by Scottish
Anyone know how a Dumbarton player came to be with a junior selection?

Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 12:06 am
by gogsy1968
Dumbarton Juniors ??was the team name. There was also a Dumbarton Harp juniors as well that season.

Re: Scotland Juniors, 1922-23

Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2011 8:56 pm
by gogsy1968
For the game against Wales on the 7th April the Herald has McCormack of Yoker Ath replacing Hunter of St Monans in the team.

Re: Scotland Juniors, 1922-23

Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2011 11:06 pm
by leicester
Apropos of not much more than location, right-half in the Villa Park game was Billy Findlay of Musselburgh Bruntonians. [Soon to be one of ours...]