England v Scotland 3-2 (War time, international friendly, February 3 – 1945)


Saturday, February 3 – 1945
International: War time friendly, at Villa Park.
England – Scotland 3-2 (1-1).
Attendance: 66,000; gate receipt: £17,000.
Referee: Mr. T. Smith (Atherston).
England (2-3-5): Frank Swift (Manchester City), Laurie Scott (Arsenal), George Hardwick (Middlesbrough), Frank Soo (Stoke City), Neil Franklin (Stoke City), Joe Mercer (Everton), Stanley Matthews (Stoke City), Albert Brown (Charlton Athletic), Tommy Lawton (Everton), Stan Mortensen (Blackpool), Leslie Smith (Brentford).
Scotland (2-3-5): Robert Brown (Queen’s Park), Jim Harley (Liverpool), Jimmy Stephen (Bradford), Matt Busby (Liverpool), Bob Thyne (Darlington), Archie Macauley (West Ham United), James Delaney (Celtic), Willie Fagan (Liverpool), Jock Dodds (Blackpool), Andrew Black (Heart of Midlothian), Billy Liddell (Liverpool).
The goals: 1-0 Brown (23 min.), 1-1 Delaney, 2-1 Mortensen (59 min.), 2-2 Dodds (62 min.), 3-2 Mortensen.

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