LONDON SCOTTISH RUGBYTECH SHIRT M in a store with classic football shirts. The club also arranged tours to many other countries and participated, often successfully, in a significant number of 7s tournaments. Southern League, 1; Scottish League, 0, Football. by a Particular Score. For a long period the annual fixture between the English and Scottish leagues was only second in importance to the matches between the two national teams. London Scottish Football Club was founded on Wednesday 10th April 1878 at Mackay’s Tavern, 3 Water Lane, Ludgate Hill. [23] John White was an example of a player who quickly became a Scotland international player after impressing in one of the trial matches[25] between the Scottish League XI and a Scotland national team[23][26] – after moving to England, he was one of several who 'switched sides' and played for the SFA team against the SFL in a subsequent trial. Halftime: London Scottish 8-7 Finchley. [17] The clubs in the then Irish Free State had formed their own League of Ireland after the partition of Ireland in 1922. Initially the club, captained by their Chairman, played at Blackheath Common and had a successful first season, they won their inaugural match against Ravenscourt Park and overall of the 15 matches played they won 5, drew 6 and lost 4. [20][21] Perhaps the best result achieved by the Scottish League XI was in November 1961, when an Italian league team containing John Charles and Denis Law was held to a 1–1 draw at Hampden, watched by 67,000 fans. [3][5], In the early years of organised football, clubs in the Football League were almost exclusively from northern England and the Midlands, while clubs from southern England played in the Southern Football League. B. McAlpine of Queen's Park[10] as well as Donegal-born Patsy Gallacher. By Julian Guyer LONDON Premier League soccer and other forms of elite professional sport in England will be allowed to continue despite new national lockdown restrictions announced by the British government on Monday. He became captain the following season, a position he held for 5 years and during his time with the club he became the first, of many London Scots to be capped for his country. The 2013/14 season was London Scottish’s third in the Championship and after two years of consolidation it was a successful campaign as the Club secured their highest league finish in 15 years, narrowly missing out on the Greene King IPA Championship play-offs, coming fifth in the ladder. A match involving a Scottish League XI was last played in 1990, to mark the centenary of the League. [23] Scottish League XI matches were seen as preparation for World Cup and European Nations Cup games. [35] The Scottish League select won 1–0, with the only goal scored from a penalty kick by Dutch player Hans Gillhaus. A number of clubs that the club played during the 1878 / 79 season subsequently disbanded but Guys Hospital, Wasps and Twickenham still exist. Scottish Football League Internationals Thanks to David Ross for Source Data : Seasons All by Date: Scores By Season Latest First : Scores By Season Earliest First : Opponents. Mike Friday, who joined Scottish as back coach last season when Director of Rugby Simon Amor left to become England Sevens Head Coach, has taken over as Director of Rugby ahead of the new season with James Buckland head coach and Peter Richards backs coach. Having started the 2010/2011 season with three straight losses, promotion looked unlikely. [30] Two years later, less than 10,000 fans attended a low-key return match at Hampden and the fixture was put into abeyance. [23][24], These kind of contests were needed to revive interest in the inter-league matches, but they had come too late. [1] An Anglo-Scottish league match was first played in April 1892 at Pike's Lane,[note 1] Bolton and ended in a 2–2 draw. Own Goals: For Scotland By Date: The record defeat occurred in 1974, a 5–0 deficit against the Football League. Soon after the creation of the Scottish Football League (SFL) in 1890, there was a desire on the part of its officials to test its strength against the more senior (English) Football League. Here are our top betting tips and predictions for two of the big games taking place over the next 48 hours… Tottenham v… Manage your league scheduling, results, statistics, registrations and your own website. Arsenal are sitting at the wrong end of the Premier League table and it has now emerged their players are facing huge wage cuts if they are relegated this … [23], Despite this new-found professionalism and notable wins against the Football League in 1962[27] and 1966,[28] the inter-league matches were declining in importance. C $3.41; or Best Offer +C $5.03 shipping; From United Kingdom; LONDON SCOTTISH v SARACENS 3 Apr 1971 RUGBY PROGRAMME. The Scotland national team manager of the day would also manage the Scottish League XI. [20] The Scottish League picked only a few players of genuine international quality and lost 3–0, with Ivor Allchurch scoring twice for the Welsh side. The 2014/15 squad is much changed with a string of exciting new signings announced in pre-season as the Club targets a top four finish. Home . The Scottish League XI was a representative side of the Scottish Football League.