Royal Air Force v Scotland XI 1-7 (International friendly: November 25, 1944)

November 25, 1944
Match: International, Benefit for the RAF Benevolent War Fund, at Hillsborough.
Royal Air Force – Scotland 1-7 (0-3).
Attendance: 40,172; gate receipts: £5,176.
Referee: Mr. A.W. Cutts (Sheffield).
RAF (2-3-5): Bert Williams (Walsall), Laurie Scott (Arsenal), Billy Hughes (Birmingham), Frank Soo (Stoke City), Bernard Joy (Arsenal), Ron Burgess (Tottenham Hotspur), Stanley Matthews (Stoke City), Raich Carter (Sunderland), Ted Drake (Arsenal), Stanley Mortensen (Blackpool), George Smith (Brentford).
Scotland (2-3-5): Ray Brown (Queen’s Park), Jim Harley (Liverpool), Stephens (Bradford), Matt Busby (Liverpool), Bob Thyne (Darlington), Pat McAuley (West Ham United), Jimmy Delaney (Celtic), Willie Fagan (Liverpool), Jock Dodds (Blackpool), Andy Black (Heart of Midlothian), Billy Liddell (Liverpool).
The goals: 0-1 Liddell (26 min.), 0-2 Fagan (36 min.), 0-3 Black (40 min.), 0-4 Black (50 min.), 0-5 Dodds (55 min.), 0-6 Liddell (75 min.), 0-7 Busby (penalty, 80 min.), 1-7 Mortensen (87 min.).

Bert Williams, Walsall F.C.


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