January 27, 1894
International: Inter League, at Celtic Park.
Scottish League v Irish League 6-0 (1-0).
Referee: Mr. J. Marshall (Third Lanark); linesmen: Messrs. J. McKnight (Ireland) and Towns (Scotland).
Scottish League (2-3-5): Joe Cullen (Celtic), Tom McMillan (Dumbarton), Archie McCall (Renton), Isaac Begbie (Hearts), Robert Barbour (Third Lanark), Willie Maley (Celtic), Jack Taylor (Dumbarton), James Blessington (Celtic), Henry Boyd (Third Lanark), Alex “Sandy” McMahon (Celtic), David Baird (Hearts).
Irish League (2-3-5): Ezekiel “Zeke” Johnston (Glentoran), William Purves (Glentoran), Parks (Ligoniel), Patterson (Glentoran), Sam Spencer (Captain, Distillery), Jack Burnett (Distillery), Tom “Ching” Morrison (Glentoran), George Hall (Glentoran), Olphert Stanfield (Distillery), King (Glentoran), Jack Campbell (Distillery).
The goals: 1-0 Taylor (30 min.), 2-0 McMahon (46 min.), 3-0 Boyd, 4-0 Blessington, 5-0 Baird, 6-0 McMillan.
** There are disagreement to most of Scotland’s goals in the second half.
Joe Cullen, Celtic F.C. (Glasgow Evening Post: September 12, 1891):
Willie Maley, Celtic F.C. (Glasgow Evening Post: April 9, 1892):
David Baird, Hearts (Scottish Referee: March 4, 1889):
William Purves, Glentoran (Dundee Evening Telegraph: January 28, 1898).
Categories: Inter League matches