Scotland 2 England 0

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Scot­land 2 Eng­land 0, Brit­ish Ho­me Cham­pi­on­ship, Hamp­den Park, May 18, 1974. Joe Jor­dan en­joyed a good ga­me as Scot­land over­came bit­ter en­emies Eng­land by 2-0 at Hamp­den Park.

The Eng­land play­ers screamed for a pen­alty-kick when Mar­tin Peters, who played his 67th in­ter­na­tion­al for his coun­ty, was bro­ught down in­side the box by Scot­land de­fender John Blackley a couple of min­utes in­to the fir­st ha­lf, but Dutch ref­er­ee Leo van der Kroft took no no­tice. The ho­me te­am ev­entually fou­nd their rhythm and took the ad­vant­age in the fourth min­ute of the tussle as Mi­ke Pejic de­flec­ted a shot from Joe Jor­dan in­to his own net af­ter Pe­ter Shilton had failed to hold an ef­fort from Pe­ter Lor­imer. The Tartan Ter­ri­ers now smelled blood and the hosts doubled their lead on the ha­lf-hour ma­rk when Three Li­ons mid­field play­maker Co­lin Bell ma­naged to put a low cross from Lor­imer pa­st Shilton and in­to the goal. Joe Mercer´s Eng­land si­de had a num­ber of de­cent goal scor­ing op­por­tun­it­ies in the sec­ond ha­lf of the tie, but no­ne of them were con­ver­ted in­to goals. Scot­land Te­am: Da­vid Har­vey, Dan­ny Mc­Grain, Sandy Jardine, Jim Hol­ton, John Blackley, Billy Brem­ner, Ken­ny Dalg­lish, Da­vid Hay, Joe Jor­dan, Pe­ter Lor­imer, Jim­my John­stone. Sub­stitutes: No­ne. Eng­land Te­am: Pe­ter Shilton, Mi­ke Pejic, Da­vid Nish, Co­lin Todd, Nor­man Hun­ter, Em­lyn Hug­hes, Mar­tin Peters, Co­lin Bell, Frank Wor­thing­ton, Mi­ke Chan­non, Keith Weller. Sub­stitutes: Dave Wat­son, Mal­colm MacDonald.


Scotland Quickfacts

Scot­land be­at Eng­land 3-0 in an in­ter­na­tion­al friendly mat­ch at Ham­ilton Cres­cent on the fourth of Mar­ch 1876 thro­ugh goals from Wil­li­am Muir MacKin­non, Henry McNeil, and Tho­mas Highet.


Scotland´s Previous Ten Matches

1972-73 Sea­son:

Scot­land 1 North­ern Ire­land 2
Eng­land 1 Scot­land 0
Switzer­land 1 Scot­land 0
Scot­land 0 Brazil 1

1973-74 Sea­son:

Scot­land 2 Czecho­slovakia 1
Czecho­slovakia 1 Scot­land 0
Scot­land 1 West Ger­many 1
Ger­many 2 Scot­land 1
Scot­land 0 North­ern Ire­land 1
Scot­land 2 Wales 0

Man­ager: Wil­lie Ormond

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