3 February 2011

152: 11 March 1936

152
11/03/1936
British Home Nations Championship
Ireland (IRE)
-
Wales (WAL)
H/T
3
2
1-2
Referee:
Henry Nattrass (ENG)
Venue:
Celtic Park, Belfast
Attendance:
20,000
Goals:
IRE: Gibb, Stevenson, Kernaghan; WAL: Astley, Phillips
IRELAND:
Coach:
-
Captain:
Elisha Scott; Billy Cook, Bertie Fulton, Bill Gowdy, Jack Jones, Bobby Browne, Norman Kernaghan, James Gibb, David Martin, Alec Stevenson, Jimmy Kelly

WALES:
Roy John (Sheffield Utd); Tommy Griffiths (Aston Villa), Dai Osmond Jones (Leicester C), Jimmy Murphy (West Bromwich Albion), Harry Hanford (Sheffield Wednesday), Dai Richards (Brentford), Idris Hopkins (Brentford), Cuthbert ‘Charlie’ Phillips (Wolverhampton W), Dai Astley (Aston Villa), Bryn Jones (Wolverhampton W), Willie Evans (Tottenham Hotspur)

Match Programme:
Notes:
  • At 42 years and 200 days Elisha Scott played in his 31st and final international match. He remains (Northern) Ireland's oldest player by some margin. He had made his debut exactly 16 years earlier.
  • At 18 years and 238 days, Scott's Belfast Celtic clubmate, Norman Kernaghan made a goalscoring debut.
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