Scotland 1879

In their first international of 1879, against England at Kennington Oval, Scotland played a very progressive 2-3-5 line up (England playing 2-2-6).

Robert Parlane   (Vale of Leven)

William S. Somers (3rd Lanark)
Thomas C. Vallance (Glasgow Rangers)

Charles Campbell (Queen´s Park) 
John Campbell McLeod McPherson (Vale of Leven)
William Wightman Beveridge (Ayr Academy) 

Dr. John Smith (Mauchline FC)
John McDougall (Vale of Leven)
Robert Paton (Vale of Leven)
William Muir MacKinnon (Queen´s Park) 
Henry McNiel (Queen´s Park)

The match was postponed due to snow from April 1st to April 5th. England scored in the 5th minute, Scotland were 4-1 up after 41 minutes, England came back to win 5-4.