Scottish League v English League 1-4 (Inter League: April 1, 1899)

April 1, 1899
International: Inter League, at Celtic Park (Parkhead).
Scottish League – Football League 1-4 (0-0).
Attendance: 35,000.
Referee: Mr. Tom Robertson (Queen’s Park).
Scottish League (2-3-5): Dan McArthur (Celtic), Nicol Smith (Glasgow Rangers), David Storrier (Celtic), Bernard Breslin (Hibernian), Henry James Marshall (Celtic), Neil Gibson (Glasgow Rangers), John William Campbell (Glasgow Rangers), Robert Walker (Hearts), Robert Hamilton (Glasgow Rangers), John McPherson (Glasgow Rangers), John Bell (Celtic).
English League (2-3-5): Jack Hillman (Burnley), Tom Prescott (Notts County), Jack Eccles (Stoke), Frank Forman (Nottingham Forest), Tommy Crawshaw (The Wednesday), Jimmy Crabtree (Aston Villa), Charles Athersmith (Aston Villa), Steve Bloomer (Derby County), Wilf Toman (Burnley), Jimmy Settle (Bury), Joe Turner (Stoke).
The goals: 0-1 Athersmith (49 min.), 0-2 Settle, 0-3 Athersmith, 1-3 Campbell, 1-4 Athersmith.

Dan McArthur, Celtic (from private book collection).

Bernard Breslin, Hibernian (Dundee Evening Telegraph: January 28, 1898).

Robert Hamilton, Glasgow Rangers (Dundee Evening Telegraph: January 28, 1898).

Jack Hillman, Burnley F.C. (Lancashire Evening Post: December 3, 1898).

Wilf Toman, Burnley F.C. (Lancashire Evening Post: November 26, 1898).

Jimmy Crabtree, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: February 3, 1895):

Charles Athersmith, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: November 6, 1892):



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