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15 February 1890
Hibernian Park, Oatlands, Glasgow
Scotland (4) 11 (Anderson, ...)
Ireland (0) 0
NIR: Matthews (Linfield); Jordan (Linfield), Dunwoodie (Ulster) capt, Gordon (Linfield), Miller (Glentoran), Torrans (Linfield), Steel (Glentoran), Whittem (Linfield), Halliday (Botanic), McKelmont (Ulster), Nicholson (Linfield).
Note: Scotland wore dark blue; Ireland wore light blue

14 February 1891

Ulsterville, Belfast (£18)
Ireland (1) 1
Scotland (0) 1 (Hill)
NIR: McClelland (Linfield); Jordan (Linfield), McConville (Newry Wanderers), Warrington (Linfield), D. Brown (Down Athletic), R. Torrans (Linfield), Mooney (Milltown), T. Torrans (Linfield), Ferris (Milltown), Emerson (Down Athletic) McCabe (Ulster), King (Ligoniel), Nicholson (Linfield)
Notes: On the morning of this match the Belfast Newsletter noted that R. Torrans (Linfield) had replaced Mooney (Milltown) and Emerson (Down Athletic) as having replaced McCabe (Ulster). This contradicts the line-up as published in the SJFA Centenary History which included the implied "original" line-up. 
Also mentioned among the squad in other sources were Condy (Ligoniel) and Whittem (Linfield Swifts).

13 February 1892
Douglas Park, Hamilton
Scotland (3) 6 (Drummond 2, Lawrie, Cleland 2, Martin)
Ireland (1) 3
NIR: Scott (Cliftonville); McConville, H.J. McConville (Newry), Wilson (Cookstown), Gordon (Linfield), Lynas (Wesley), McCoy (Newry), Dalzell (Linfield), James (Rifles), Turley (Linfield), Alexander (Cliftonville)
Notes: Ireland wore royal blue, Scotland wore dark blue

1893 match ticket (courtesy of Alan Godden)
11 February 1893
Cliftonville, Belfast (Att: 3000)
Ireland (0) 1
Scotland (2) 4 (Fyfe 2, Boyd, Bell (pen))

10 February 1894

Broomfield Park, Airdrie
Scotland (5) 6 (McLean, Stevenson 2, Ferguson, Grant, Paterson)
Ireland (1) 2

9 February 1895

Grosvenor Park, Belfast (Att: 4,000)
Ireland (1) 3
Scotland (3) 4 (J Ferguson 4)
NIR: Snipe (Cliftonville Olympic); Cochrane (Milltown), Parkis (Ligoniel), Toale (Milltown), Howard (Linfield Swifts), Baird (Ligoniel), McLaughlin (Milltown), Chichester (Moyola Park Res.), Devlin (Milltown), Martin (Cliftonville Olympic), Green (R.I.C.)

18 April 1896
Kelburn Park, Glasgow (Att: 2,000)
Scotland (1) 2 (Mallor 2)
Irland (1) 1

27 March 1897
Grosvenor Park, Belfast (Att: 7,000)
Ireland (1) 1
Scotland (2) 3 (Grey, Brown, Haggart)

26 March 1898
Celtic Park, Glasgow (Att: 5,000 (£80)
Scotland (1) 3 (Fairgrieve 2, Watson)
Ireland (0) 0

11 or 25 March 1899
Grosvenor Park, Belfast 
Ireland (0) 1
Scotland (0) 0

3 March 1900
Shawfield Park, Rutherglen (Att: 3,000 (£78))
Scotland (1) 2 (Grant, McDonald)
Ireland (1) 2

James Douglas c.1910
(Ards & Ireland Junior goalkeeper)
23 February 1901 *
Cliftonville, Belfast (£180)
Ireland (0) 0
Scotland (3) 3 (Clarkson, Mair 2)
* match rescheduled from 2 February due to the death of Queen Victoria.

1 March 1902
Celtic Park, Glasgow (att: 10,000 (£200))
Scotland (3) 5 (Hamilton 3, Bennett, McIntosh)
Ireland (0) 0

21 or 23 March 1903
Cliftonville, Belfast (Att: 4,000)
Ireland (0) 0
Scotland (0) 4 (Bennett 2, Brown, McGimpsey)

26 March 1904
Celtic Park, Glasgow (£213)
Scotland (2) 4 (Morgan, Dargue, Kyle, Campbell)
Ireland (0) 1

18 March 1905
Grosvenor Park, Belfast (Att: 1,000 (£183))
Ireland (1) 1
Scotland (1) 3 (McFie, Buist, McNair)

17 March 1906
Celtic Park, Glasgow (Att: 10,000 (£175))
Scotland (2) 2 (Donaldson 2)
Ireland (0) 0
NIR: A. Donnelly (Cliftonville Olympic); Gavin (Woodvale), Foye (Portadown), Smith (Linfield Pirates), A. Ampleford (Botanic), Stevenson (Woodvale), J. Corken (Cliftonville Olympic), Daly (Botanic), Grant (Portadown), McCabe (Barn), Kerr (Mountpottinger)
Ref: T. Robertson (Glasgow)

16 March 1907
Grosvenor Park, Belfast (£74))
Ireland (1)
Scotland (0) 0

14 March 1908
Celtic Park, Glasgow (Att: 7,000 (£180))
Scotland (2) 3 (Graham 2, Tait)
Ireland (0) 3 (McKnight, Press, Bennett)
NIR: Donnelly (Cliftonville Olympic); Neely (Cliftonville Olympic), Bennett (Glentoran II), Hagan (Barn), Lowry (Portadown), Williamson (Cliftonville Olympic), Wright (Portadown Celtic), Hull (Cliftonville Olympic), McKnight (Glentoran II), McAuley (Cliftonville Olympic), Press (Dunmurry)

13 March 1909
Cliftonville, Belfast (Att: 12,000 (£287))
Ireland (1) 1
Scotland (2) 2 (Parker, W Thomson)

19 March 1910
Celtic Park, Glasgow (£98.12s.3d)
Scotland (1) 2 (Wright, Sharp)
Ireland (0) 2 (Gillespie 2)

18 March 1911
Cliftonville, Belfast (£205)
Ireland 1
Scotland 1 (Taylor)
NIR: Craig (Glenavon); Nelson (Mountpottinger), McLarnon (Black Diamonds), Wright (Derry Institute), Scruggs (Glentoran II), Frew (Cliftonville Olympic), McSherry (Belfast Celtic II), Neville (Chapelizod), McLaughlan (Barn), Connor (Derry Guilds), Thompson (Cliftonville Olympic)

16 March 1912
Cappielow, Greenock (Att: 6,000)
Scotland 2 (Gordon, Wilson)
Ireland 0

26 March 1913
Belfast (Att: 8,000)
Ireland (2) 3 (Crone, Morrow, Hafter)
Scotland (0) 
NIR: Mehaffy (Queens Park); Nelson (Belfast Celtic II), McDade (Distillery II), Bennett (Cliftonville Strollers), Scraggs (Glentoran II), Magill (Portadown), Jameson (Dublin Seaview), Crone (Belfast Celtic II), Morrow (Dublin Tritonville), Hafter (Dublin Trojans), Hogan (Portadown)

21 March 1914 
Firhill Park, Glasgow (Att: 11,000 (£275))
Scotland (2) 2 (Miller 2)
Ireland (0) 1 (Devlin)
NIR: Mehaffy (Queens Park); Moore (Forth River), McDade (Belfast Celtic II), Rankin (Ulster), Devlin (Belfast Celtic II), Kearns (Clarence), McCluskey (Linfield Swifts), Rafter (Trojans), Wesley Maultsaid (Derry Institute), Johnstone (Cliftonville Olympic), Stewart (Broadway)
* Wesley Maultsaid was KIA on 12 November 1916 (CWGC / Linfield FC)

13 March 1915
Grosvenor Park, Belfast (Att: 9,000)
Ireland (0) 1
Scotland (0) 1 (McDiarmid)

11 March 1916
Firhill Park, Glasgow (Att: 16,000)
Scotland (2) 2 (Ferguson (pen), Higginbottom)
Ireland (0) 0
NIR: Liddell (Glentoran II); Calhoon (Linfield Swifts), Moore (Ormiston), Bennett (Glentoran II), Neville (Chapelizod (?)), Cook (Ormiston), Shields (Strandville), McLaughlin (Glentoran II), Sheridan (Strandville), Adair (Ormiston), Robertson (Linfield Swifts)

24 March 1917
Grosvenor Park, Belfast 
Ireland (1) 2 (Bennett, Watters)
Scotland (0) 0
NIR: Liddell (Glentoran II); Brady (Glentoran II), McMordie (Linfield Swifts), Bennett (Glentoran II), Houston (Forth River), McCluskey (Linfield Swifts), O'Byrne (Glasnevin), Watters (Dublin Olympia), Monroe (Frankfort), Quigley (Derry Distillery), Snape (Glentoran II)

13 April 1918

Firhill Park, Glasgow (Att: 7,000)
Scotland (0) 1 (McFarlane)
Ireland (0) 0
NIR: Briggs (Distillery II); Brady (Glentoran II), Daly (Dublin Olympic), Hoban (Richmond Asylum), Kirkwood (Glentoran II), Thomson (Crusaders), Kennedy (Dublin Olympic), Heron (?) (Dublin Olympic), (??) (Ulster), Johnston (Glentoran II), Smyth (Jacobs)

22 March 1919
Grosvenor Park, Belfast (Att: 20,000 (£637))
Ireland 1
Scotland 1 (Cunningham)

28 February 1920
Firhill Park, Glasgow (Att: 17,254)
Scotland (1) 3 (Anderson, McQuade, Dunn)
Ireland (1) 1

12 March 1921

Celtic Park, Glasgow (Att: 16,000 (£549))
Scotland (0) 0 
Ireland (1) 1

4 Match 1922
Cliftonville, Belfast (Att: 12,000 (£580))
Ireland (0) 0
Scotland (0) 0
NIR: Brennan (Linfield Rangers); Begley (Oldpark), Watson (Crusaders), Simpson (Cliftonville Olympic), McBride (Oldpark), Addis (Cliftonville Olympic), Bothwell (Willowfield), Hamilton (Dundela), Trotter (Forth River), Murray (Brantwood), Clarke (Linfield Rangers)

17 March 1923
Dens Park, Dundee (Att: 15,000)
Scotland (2) 4 (Follett 2, Boyd 2)
Ireland (0) 0
NIR: Dickie (Dundela); Bruce (Cliftonville Olympic), Gee (Dunmurry), Reid (Bangor), Todd (Barn), Lowe (Dundela), Kilpatrick (Dunmurry), McAvoy (Newry), Rodgers (Sandown), Taylor (Brantwood), Allen (Glenbank)

1 March 1924
W. Haggan (1924/25)
(courtesy of Lynne Morton)
Cliftonville, Belfast (Att: 12,000)
Ireland 2
Scotland 1 (Mackay)
NIR: Magennis (St. Gall's); Holmes (Woodburn), Thompson (Bangor), Wilson (Bangor), Kirkwood (Willowfield), Sloan (Crusaders), Bothwell (Willowfield), Moore (Derry "A" S.), Morrison (United), Casey (Portadown C.), Hunter (Belfast United)

4  April 1925
Tynecastle, Edinburgh (Att: 14,000 (£399))
Scotland (0) 2 (Robertson, Scott)
Ireland (2) 2
NIR: Johnston (Linfield Rangers); Holmes (Woodburn), Watson (Crusaders), Reid (Glentoran II), Kirkwood (Willowfield), McClure (Willowfield), Bothwell (Bangor), Curran (Woodburn), Hewitt (Willowfield) Falloon (Crusaders), McCaw (Brantwood)

15 April 1925
Cliftonville, Belfast (Rcpts: £104)
Ireland (1) 1 (McClure 25)
Wales (3) 4 (Turner 5, 7, 10, Lewis 85)
NIR: Johnston (Linfield Rangers); Flack (Crusaders), Watson (Crusaders), Reid (Glentoran II), Kirkwood (Willowfield), McClure (Willowfield), Bothwell (Bangor), Falloon (Crusaders), Hewitt (Willowfield), Matthews (Crusaders), McCaw (Brantwood)
Ref: W. McClean (URI)
First Junior international meeting between Ireland and Wales.

20 February 1926
Wales 3 (Neill (2), Lewis)
Ireland 0
NIR: Strain (St Mary's); Fulton (Brantwood), Duff (Cliftonville Olympic), Corbett (Ballyclare Comrades), Willighan (St Mary's), Boyce capt (Crusaders), Blair (Ballyclare Comrades), Young (Willowfield), Smyth (Bangor), Matthews (Crusaders), Hamilton (Dundela)
Ref: George Ellis (Harding)

13 March 1926
Cliftonville, Belfast (Att: 11,000 (£431.3s.6d))
Ireland (2) 5
Scotland (0) 3 (McNulty, Lynas, Paterson)
NIR: McMinn (Brantwood); Fulton (Bangor), Flack (Crusaders), Goodall (Crusaders), Cathcart (Dundela), Laird (Sandown), Strange (St. Mary's), Falloon (Crusaders), Hewitt (Willowfield), Matthews (Crusaders), Hamilron (Dundela)

5 March 1927
Tynecastle, Edinburgh (Att: 11,000 (£414))
Scotland (2) 3 (Beattie 2, O' Hare)
Ireland (2) 3
NIR: McFarland (Forth River); Vance (Crusaders), Flack (Crusaders), Gamble (Ballyclare), Kirkwood (Willowfield), Irvine (Dunmurry), Aiken (Dundela), Mitchell (Ormiston), Hewitt (Willowfield), Gough (Crusaders), McConkey (Cliftonville Olympic)

30 March 1927
Cliftonville, Belfast (Rcpts: £118)
Ireland (2) 3 (Kirkwood 25, Hewitt 35, McConkey 68)
Wales (1) 2 (Jones 2, Lawrence 88)
NIR: Penny (Crusaders); Neill (Olympic), Flack (Crusaders), Gamble (Ballyclare Comrades), Kirkwood (Willowfield), Irvine (Dunmurry), Aiken (Dunmurry), Falloon (Crusaders), Hewitt (Willowfield), W. Gough (Crusaders), McConkey (Cliftonville Olympic)
Reserve: Kinsella (Ormiston) [Willighan (Willowfield) was included in the original selection but was replaced by Neill]
Trainer: H. Elder (Olympic)
Referee: J. Andrews (Derry); Linesmen: R.S. Baines & ???

10 March 1928
Solitude, Belfast (Att: 8,000)
Ireland 2
Scotland 1 (Simpson)
NIR: Campbell (Summerfield); Willighan (Willowfield), McIlwaine (Linfield Rangers), Conway (Willowfield), Kirkwood (Willowfield), McClure (Willowfield), Aiken (Willowfield), Young (Willowfield), Donnelly (Ards Utd), Webster (Dundela), Weir (Brantwood)

14 April 1928
Bangor, North Wales
Wales () 2 (Murphy, ??)
Ireland () 2 (Flynn, Roberts)
NIR: (announced) Campbell (Summerfield); Mallon (Dundela), McIlwaine (Linfield Rangers), Conway (Willowfield), Kirkwood capt (Willowfield), McClure (Willowfield), Aiken (Willowfield), Flynn (Rosemount, Derry), Roberts (Broadway United), Kimlin (Willowfield), Weir (Brantwood)
Reserve: Gamble (Ballyclare Comrades)

23 March 1929

Tynecastle, Edinburgh (Att: 8,000)
Scotland (1) 3 (Kerr, Nelson, Marshall)
Ireland (0) 1 (Gordon)
NIR: Black (Cliftonville Olympic); Crymble (Linfield Swifts), Dubois (Crusaders), Cochrane (Linfield Swifts), Quaile capt (Broadway United), Laird (Dumurry), Magill (Queen's University), Moody (Linfield Swifts), Gordon (Dunmurry), Gough (Crusaders), Berry (Brantwood)

3 April 1929
Celtic Park, Belfast
Ireland (1) 3 (Gordon, Quaile (pen), Young) 
Wales (0) 1 (Hughes)
NIR: Black (Cliftonville Olympic); Crymble (Linfield Swifts), Dubois (Crusaders), Cochrane (Linfield Swifts), Quail (Broadway United), McClure (Willowfield), Magill (Queen's University), Young (Willowfield), Gordon (Dunmurry), Wicklow (Broadway United), Berry (Brantwood).
Ref: W. McLean

1 March 1930 
Grosvenor Park, Belfast
Ireland (2) 2
Scotland (2) 2 (Smith, Weir)
NIR: Wallace (Broadway United); Crymble (Linfield Swifts), Dubois (Crusaders), Quail (Broadway United), Moody (Brantwood), McClure (Willowfield), Walker (Glentoran II), Hill (Dunmurry), Coulter (Dunmurry), Lyness (Dunmurry), Shaw (Willowfield)

19 April 1930
Ireland (0) 2 (McClure (pen), Coulter, 
Wales (2) 2 (Foulkes, T. Jones)
NIR: Whan (Holm Factory); Crymble (Linfield Swifts), Dubois (Crusaders), Cochrane (Linfield Swifts), Quaile (Broadway United), McClure capt (Willowfield), Agnew (Belfast Celtic II), Barr (Linfield Swifts), Coulter (Dunmurry), Lyness (Dunmurry), Gwynne (St Mary's)
  • The series of matches against Wales was suspended after this edition for financial reasons.
21 March 1931
Tynecastle, Edinburgh (Att: 6,000 (£212))
Scotland (2) 4 (McGonigle, Collins 2, Archibald)
Ireland (2) 2
NIR: Whan (Glenavon Res.); McLaughlin (Linfield Swifts), Neill (Broadway United), Haire (Dunmurry), Quail (Broadway United), Boyce (Crusaders), Martin (R.U.R.), Wishart (Crusaders), Close (Charleville), Gough (Crusaders), Kelly (Carrick)

5 March 1932
Cliftonville, Belfast
Ireland 2 (Wallace, Moody)
Scotland 1 (Dale)
NIR: Moore (Belfast Celtic II); McLaughlin (Linfield Swifts), Neill (Broadway United), McCune (Linfield Swifts), Davis (Crusaders), Murphy (Belfast Celtic II), Brown (Belfast Celtic II), Moody (Dunmurry), Johnson (Gilford Crusaders), Priestley (Gilford Crusaders), Wallace (Cliftonville Olympic)

25 March 1933
Celtic Park, Glasgow (Att: 3,000 (£190))
Scotland (3) 5 (McLeod 4, Lyon)
Ireland (1) 2 (Johnstone, Wallace)
NIR: (announced) Robinson (Dunmurry); Haggan (Crusaders), Hanna capt (Distillery II), Murphy (Dunville's), Whiteside (Belfast Celtic II), Brown (Derry City Res.), Brown (Belfast Celtic II), O'Neill (Distillery II), Johnstone (Gilford Crusaders), Gibb (Cliftonville Strollers), Wallace (Cliftonville Olympic)
Ref: T. Dougary (Glasgow)

3 March 1934

Cliftonville, Belfast (att: 10,000)
Ireland (1) 2 (Andrews 32, Wilkin 55
Scotland (0) 2 (Devers 49, ??)
NIR: McDowell (Crusaders); Boyd (Linfield Swifts), Parks (Distillery II), McCreedy (Summerfield), Whiteside capt (Belfast Celtic II), Brown (Dundela), Maynes (Linfield Swifts), Donaghy (Belfast Celtic II), Andrews (Sunnyside), Dodds (Linfield Swifts), Wilkin (Glentoran II)
Ref: W. McClean (Belfast)

16 March 1935 
Firhill Park, Glasgow (att: 17,710 (£376))
Scotland (0) 1 (Ross 70)
Ireland (0) 0
NIR: McAlinden (Belfast Celtic II); McMillen (Belfast Celtic II), Lavery (Belfast Celtic II), Graham (Cliftonville Olympic), Whiteside capt (Belfast Celtic II), Yeates (Glentoran II), Foye (Lurgan Rangers), Donaghy (Belfast Celtic II), Elliot (Portadown Res), Stitt (Glentoran II), Kilpatrick (Linfield Swifts)
Reserve: Cooley (Willowfield)
Trainer: Elder (Cliftonville Olympic)
Ref: W. Webb (Glasgow)

7 March 1936
Grosvenor Park, Belfast (Rcpts: £194)
Ireland (1) 4 (Banks (3), Walker)
Scotland (0) 0
NIR: K. McAlinden (Belfast Celtic II); Martin (Glentoran II), Hilland (Distillery II), Ritchie (Belfast Celtic II), Thompson capt (Belfast Celtic II), Paddy Murphy (Crusaders), J. McAlinden (Belfast Celtic II), Walker (Linfield Swifts), Banks (Cliftonville Olympic), Smith (Glentoran II), O'Neill (Belfast Celtic II) 
Ref: J. McKerr (Lurgan)
Hilland missed a penalty for Ireland

6 March 1937
Ibrox Park, Glasgow (Att: 13,000)
Scotland (2) 3 (Huskie 12, Finnigan 22, Paterson 55)
Ireland (0) 0
NIR: Davidson (Crusaders); McMillen (Belfast Celtic II), Preston (Belfast Celtic II), O'Connor (Belfast Celtic II), Thompson (Belfast Celtic II), Ritchie (Belfast Celtic II), McCandless (Cliftonville Olympic), McFarlane (Belfast Celtic II), Ramsey (Linfield Swifts), Lavery (Glentoran II), O'Neill (Belfast Celtic II)

19 March 1938

Cliftonville, Belfast (Att: 8,000)
Ireland (1) 3 (Cromie 8, Pearson 10, Kelly 47)
Scotland (2) 3 (Hughes 11, Gould 62, Sim 70)
NIR: Armstrong (Belfast Celtic II); Thompson (Crusaders), Magowan (Belfast Celtic II), Miles (Linfield Swifts), Murray capt (Belfast Celtic II), McWilliams (Belfast Celtic II), Pearson (Aircraft Works), Cromie (Linfield Swifts), Kelly (Belfast Celtic II), Brownlow (Linfield Swifts), W. Scott (Larne Olympic)
Reserve: Graham (49th Old Boys)
Ref: A. Burns (Belfast)
W. Scott replaced J. McKee (Monkstown) from the originally selected Ireland side. The entire Ireland side were debutants.

25 February 1939

Tynecastle, Edinburgh (Att: 7,100)
Scotland (1) 3 (Thompson 2, Whyte)
Ireland (0) 0
NIR: Galway (Sirocco); Patterson (Cliftonville Olympic), Irvine (Ballyclare Comrades), McWilliams (Belfast Celtic II), Vernon (Belfast Celtic II), Kennedy (Belfast Celtic II), McDonald (Belfast Celtic II), McIlroy (Sirocco), Cowan (Aircraft Works), Brownlow (Linfield Swifts), Nelson (Belfast Celtic II)

1939/40-1944/45 Not played

12 January 1946

Cliftonville, Belfast (Att: 20,000 (£827, a record for a junior international))
Ireland (0) 3 (Kelly 2, Preston)
Scotland (2) 2 (Johnstone, Steele)
NIR: McNulty (Ards II); Hunter (Cliftonville Olympic), McMichael (Linfield Swifts), Liggett (Linfield Swifts), Pike (Whitehead), Mitchell (Shankill YM), Nelson (Linfield Swifts), Kelly (Linfield Swifts), McMorran (Belfast Celtic II), McMaster (Queen's Island Woodworkers), Preston (Newry Town)

27 April 1946
Tynecastle, Edinburgh (Att: 15,000)
Scotland (1) 3 (McPherson 2, Johnstone)
Ireland (1) 1 (McKnight)
NIR: McNulty (Ards II); Cully (Dundela), Simpson (Belfast Celtic II), Liggett (Linfield Swifts), Vennard (Ards II), Mitchell (Shankill YM), Lunn (Glenavon Res.), Kelly (Linfield Swifts), McKnight (Coleraine Res.), Beck (Dundela), Preston (Newry Town)
Note: Scotland won the inaugural Maley Cup 5-4 on aggregate.

7 April 1947
Firhill Park, Glasgow (Att: 17,000)
Scotland (2) 2 (Goldie, Harris)
Ireland (1) 2 (Jones 2 (1 pen))
NIR: McNulty (Dundela); Wilson (Dundela), Shaw (Glentoran II), Wilson (Belfast Celtic II), McFall (Dundela), McCarroll (Bangor), McStay (Newry Town), Kelly (Linfield Swifts), Jones (Belfast Celtic II), Beck (Linfield Swifts), McKeown (49th Scouts Old Boys)

6 March 1948
Cliftonville, Belfast. (Att: 22,000 (£565))
Ireland 3 (Taylor, Crowther, McAlea)
Scotland 0
NIR: Uprichard (Distillery II); Tweed (Belfast Celtic II), Wilson (Distillery II), Beggs (Linfield Swifts), Todd (Brantwood), Newberry (Belfast Celtic), Dubois (Linfield Swifts), McAlea (Ballymoney United), Hughes (Larne), Crowther (Ballymoney United), Taylor (Ballymoney United)

26 February 1949
Firhill Park, Glasgow (Att: 18,000)
Scotland (0) 1 (Middlemass (pen))
Ireland (0) 0
NIR: Baillie (Belfast Celtic II); Stewart (Dundela), Lewis (Glentoran II), Smyth (Linfield Swifts), Murdock (Belfast Celtic II) capt, McMaster (Linfield Swifts) Graham (Linfield Swifts), Russell (Ballyclare Comrades), Davis (Crusaders), Dickson (Linfield Swifts), McVeigh (Distillery II)

18 February 1950 (ko 11:00 am)
Grosvenor Park, Belfast (Att: 6,000)
Ireland (0) 2 (Irvine 75, Minford 77)
Scotland (2) 2 (Boyd 2, Simpson 5)
NIR: Baillie (Distillery II); Stewart (Dundela), Barnes (Brantwood), Neill (Glentoran II), McFall (Linfield Swifts) capt, McCloy (Linfield Swifts), Minford (Ballyclare Comrades), Burnside (Linfield Swifts), Lowry (Glentoran II), Irivine (Albert Foundry), Waterson (Glentoran II)
There was a heavy pitch and Scotland took immediate advantage of playing with the strong wind in the first half. After just 1½ minutes Tommy Fullarton (Irvine Meadow XI) set Andrew free to make a cross that was headed home by Boyd (Stoneyburn). A few minutes later Tommy Fullarton cracked a shot that rebounded off the crossbar and it was met by Andrew who scored Scotland’s second after five minutes. In the second half Ireland seized the advantage with Irvine (75 minutes) and Minford (77 minutes) scoring to make the final result a 2:2 draw. (Scottish Sport History)
17 February 1951
Firhill Park, Glasgow
Scotland (3) 4 (Browning, Beckett, Goldthorpe, Keith (og)*)
Ireland (3) 4 (Walker 2, Johnston, Neill)
NIR: Kinkead (Distillery II); Keith (Linfield Swifts), Stewart (Dundela), McLarnon (Ballyclare Comrades) capt, Caruth (Larne), Lyness (Ballyclare Comrades), Johnston (Larne), Minford (Ballyclare Comrades), Walker (Glentoran II), Scott (Linfield Swifts), Neill (Dundela)
* goal also credited to Goldthorpe

23 February 1952
Windsor Park, Belfast (Att: 6000 (£470))
Ireland (0) 0
Scotland (0)(Roy 2)
NIR: McCafferty (Brantwood); Graham (Linfield Swifts), Callan (Ulsterville), Brown (Crusaders Res.), Lynch (Glenavon Res.), McCurdy (Larne) capt, White (Larne), Curtis (Newry Town), McCullough (Brantwood), McKeegan (Ulsterville), Gallagher (Glenavon Res.)

31 January 1953
Firhill Park, Glasgow (Att: 13,000 or 10,000)
Scotland (3) 5 (Rae 2, Kelly, D'Arcy 2)
Ireland (0) 1 (White)
NIR: Bond (Glentoran II); Graham (Linfield Swifts), Hughes (Larne), McCusker (Crusaders), Nixon (Linfield Swifts), McAuley (Brantwood), S. Nelson (Brantwood), Kelly (Brantwood), McCullough (Brantwood), White (Banbridge), Lowry (Glentoran II)

5 December 1953
Windsor Park, Belfast
Ireland (0) 3 (Kennedy 3)
Scotland (1) 1 (Greer (og))
NIR: Rea (Glenavon Res.); O'Neill (Glentoran Res.), Greer (Coleraine Res.), Moore (Coleraine Res.) capt, White (Linfield Swifts), McAllister (Crusaders Res.), Crozier (Cliftonville Oly.), Pinkerton (Linfield Swifts), Kennedy (Portadown Res.), Waterstone (Coleraine Res.), Dinsmore (Coleraine Res.)

12 February 1955
Firhill Park, Glasgow (Att: 10,000)
Scotland (0) 1 (Murray)
Ireland (0) 0
NIR: Rea (Glenavon Res.); Magee (Distillery II), McIlreavey (Coleraine Res.), M. Nixon (Linfield Swifts), White (Linfield Swifts) capt, Gaston (East Belfast), Hill (Linfield Swifts), Pinkerton (Linfield Swifts), Ervine (Coleraine Res.), Hughes (Cliftonville Oly.), Coulter (Portadown Res.)

18 February 1956
Cliftonville, Belfast 
Ireland (0) 1 (White)
Scotland (3) 3 (Jackson 2, McAnery)
NIR: Kinkead (Linfield Swifts); Jones (Crusaders Res.), Harte (Banbridge Town), Millar (Glenavon Res.), White (Linfield Swifts), Gough (Crusaders Res.), Lowry (Coleraine Res.), Parke (Linfield Swifts), McCrory (Linfield Swifts), Pinkerton (Linfield Swifts), Smiley (East Belfast)

9 February 1957
Firhill Park, Glasgow (Att: 11,000)
Scotland 3 (Gillespie 3)
Ireland 2 (Trainor, McKeown)
NIR: Kinkead (Linfield Swifts); Gilliland (Linfield Swifts), McIlreavey (Coleraine Res.), Galashan (Queen's University), McKeown (Queen's University), McCreanor (Banbridge Town), Stewart (Ballymena United Res.), Fletcher (Banbridge Town), Blackwood (Distillery II), Keyes (Larne), Trainor (Chimney Corner)

21 February 1958
Grosvenor Park, Belfast
Ireland (1) 2 (Cairns, Edgar)
Scotland (0) 1 (Garvie)
NIR: Parkhill (Newry Town); Black (Newry Town), Doherty (Linfield Swifts), Kennedy (Distillery II), Bowers (Newry Town), Hughes (Glenavon), Ashe (Glentoran II), Cairns (Linfield Swifts), Edgar (Newry Town), Pinkerton (Glentoran II), Steele (Ballyclare Comrades)

24 January 1959
Firhill Park, Glasgow
Scotland 5 (McLean 2, Chalmers, Reid, Dickie (pen))
Ireland 0
NIR: Kinkead (Larne); Leeman (Glentoran), Montgomerie (Banbridge), M. Magee (Larne), McCreanor (Banbridge), McCue (Dunmurry), Woods (Glentoran), Ellison (Ballyclare Comrades), Harding (Ards), S. Magee (Glenavon Res.), Wallace (Crusaders)

12 March 1960
Cliftonville, Belfast
Ireland (1) 1 (Ellison)
Scotland (1) 1 (Smith)
NIR: Kinkead (Larne); Orr (Larne), Ringland (Portadown Res.), McKeown (Larne) capt; Menary (Portadown Res.), Curry (Portadown Res.), Scott (Linfield Swifts), Ellison (Ballyclare Comrades), Fusco (Glentoran II), McCurdy (Coleraine Res.), Thompson (Portadown Res.)

24 April 1961

Fir Park, Motherwell
Scotland 2 (McQuarrie, Brown)
Ireland 0
NIR: McFaul (Coleraine Res.); Kennedy (Linfield Swifts), Campbell (Distillery), Andrews (Linfield Swifts), McRoberts (Linfield Swifts), Drennan (Glentoran), Halliday (Queen's University), Shields (Glentoran II), Nicholl (Crusaders Res.), Williamson (Linfield Swifts), Irvine (Dundela)
* Played under floodlights.

17 March 1962
Castlereagh Parks, Newtownards
Ireland 1 (K. Wilson)
Scotland 4 (Rundell 3, Kemp)
NIR: McAuley (Carrick Rangers); Burke (Carrick Rangers), Johnston (Ballyclare Comrades), Kearney (Glenavon Res.), Miller (Cliftonville Olympic), Beattie (Ballyclare Comrades), Halliday (Queen's University), K. Wilson (Glenavon Res.), Halliday (Ballymena Res.), Rankin (Queen's University), Todd (Glentoran II)

16 March 1963
Firhill Park, Glasgow
Scotland 1 (McKellar)
Ireland 1 (Pavis)
NIR: McFaul (Coleraine Res.); McBride (Glenavon Res.), Haire (Linfield Swifts), Burke (Distillery II), Chambers (Portadown Res.) capt, Darragh (Cliftonville Olympic), Campbell (Distillery) Pavis (Glentorans II), Guy (Linfield Swifts), Shields (Glenavon Res.), Irwin (Coleraine)

14 March 1964
The Oval, Belfast
Ireland (1) 3 (Burke, Buick, McCluskey (og))
Scotland (5) 6 (Soutar, Rutherford, Paterson, Reid (pen), McPike 2)
NIR: T. McAuley (Ballyclare Comrades); R. Alexander (Portadown), A. Loughlin (Portadown), J. Burke (Distillery), G. Crothers (Portadown), T. Nixon (Linfield), L. Huddleston (Queen's University), K. Buick (Distillery), J. Calderwood (Larne), S. McCullough (Ballyclare Comrades), T. Shields (Queen's University)

13 March 1965
Rugby Park, Kilmarnock
Scotland (1) 3 (Grant, ?, Moffat)
Ireland (2) 2 (Park 2)
NIR: McAfee (Coleraine); McCurley (Newry Town), Cully (Ards), Reid (Larne), Millar (Glentoran) capt, Lunn (Ballymena United), Law (Linfield), Wilson (Larne), Snowden (Portadown), Parke (Derry City), Norris (Derry City)

1 April 1966
The Oval, Belfast
Ireland 0
Scotland 2
NIR: Peden (Banbridge Town); Wright (Glentoran), Taylor (Distillery), Jackson (Glentoran), Parks (Glenavon), McCullough (Portadown), Law (Linfield), McManus (Glenavon), Dickson (Coleraine), Craig (Glentoran), Harron (Crusaders)

25 March 1967

Firhill Park, Glasgow
Scotland (0) 5 (Martin 2, Muir, Gillespie, Slaven)
Ireland (2) 5 (Morrow 5, Lunn)
NIR: I. Russell (Glenavon II); R. Borne (Glentoran II), T. Woods (Glenavon Reserves), T. Jackson (Glentoran II), W. McFarlane (Crusaders Reserves), J. Duffy (Derry City Reserves), G. Orr (Portadown Reserves), T. Morrow (Glentoran II), S. Lunn (Glentoran II) , W. Creaney (Distillery II), T. Craig (Glentoran II)

6 April 1968

The Oval, Belfast
Northern Ireland (2) 3 (Ryles 3)
Scotland 3 (0) (Murdoch 2, Wilson)
NIR: McGuile (Carrick Rangers); Johnston (Carrick Rangers), Maguire (Derry City), Hill (Glentoran), Scott (Glenavon), Bowyer (Linfield), McArdle (Crusaders), Dickson (Coleraine), Ryles (Carrick Rangers), Jamison (Crusaders), Sloan (Ards)

26 October 1968

Newtown Park, Bo'ness (att: 5,000+)
Scotland (2) 2 (Budd (og) 7, Sinclair 30)
Northern Ireland (2) 4 (Moore (og) 13, Lavery 43, Craig 52, Huston)
NIR: McGuile (Carrick Rangers); Davey (Coleraine), Hutton (Derry), Brown (Linfield), Bell (Dundela), Moore (Coleraine) [McCoy (Ards)], Houston (Glenavon), Magee (Larne), Craig (Chimney Corner), McLernon (Coleraine), Lavery (Glentoran)

7 March 1970
The Showgrounds, Coleraine
* postponed, snow *

17 April 1971
Western Park, Renfrew (Att: 2,000)
Scotland (0) 3 (Robertson, Nelson, Hastie)
Northern Ireland (0) (McQuillan 2)
NIR: Corbett (Ballyclare Comrades) [sub: Stewart 64]; Turkington (Carrick Rangers), Quinn (Distillery II), McMaster (Coleraine Res.), Andrews (Newry Town), Peacock (Linfield Swifts), Ward (Derry City Res.), Thompson (Larne), Malone (Distillery II), Shannon (Glenavon Res.) [sub: Davidson 74], McQuillan (Larne)

1971/72-1977/78 Not played

25 November 1978

Inver Park, Larne
Northern Ireland (0) 1 (Reid)
Scotland (0) 1 (Chalmers)
NIR: Dunlop (Linfield Swifts); Higgins (Ballyclare Comrades), Best (Dundela), McMurty (R.U.C.), Thompson (Linfield Swifts), Cullen (Carrick Rangers), Reid (Carrick Rangers), McAnulty (Banbridge Town) [sub: Raflewski (Omagh Town)], Bryson (Larne), Hugh (Stranmillis College), McInerney (Banbridge Town) [sub: Mullan (Coleraine)]

15 March 1980
Newlandsfield Park, Glasgow
Scotland (1) 2 (Chalmers (pen), Gray)
Northern Ireland (1) 2 (Haugh, McGaughey)
NIR: Harding (Queen's University); Whiteside (Chimney Corner), Best (Dundela), Crozier (R.U.C.), Simpson (Dundela), Haugh (Stranmillis), Alexander (R.U.C.), Jennings (Queen's University), McGaughey (Linfield Swifts), Bell (R.U.C.), McEnerney (Newry Town)

1980/81 Not played

17 April 1982

Taylor's Avenue, Carrickfergus
Northern Ireland (0) 0
Scotland (0) 0
NIR: McGivern (Newry Town); Patterson (Dundela), Steele (Ballyclare Comrades), Simpson (Dundela), Elliott (Chimney Corner), Bell (Dundela), Nicholl (Limavady) [sub: Morrison 64], Alexander (R.U.C.), McCartney (R.U.C.), Docherty (Linfield Swifts), Conville (Carrick Rangers)

2 April 1983
Hannah Park, Shotts
Scotland (1) 4 (Allen, Baikie, Myles, Allan)
Northern Ireland (1) 3 (Caughey 2, Pearson)
NIR: Pomeroy (Coleraine); Patterson (Dundela), Steele (Ballyclare), Simpson (Dundela), Jeffrey (Linfield Swifts), Pearson (Carrick Rangers), Shields (Ballymena), Troughton (Glentoran), McCartney (R.U.C.), Caughey (R.U.C.), McInerney (Newry Town)

1983/84 Not played

20 April 1985

Allen Park, Chimney Corner, Antrim
Northern Ireland (1) 3 (McCartney (17, 49), Hanvey (78 pen))
Scotland (0) 0
NIR: Wright (Linfield); Currie (H&W Welders), McMullan (Chimney Corner), Nicholl (Linfield), Elliott (Chimney Corner) capt, Kirk (Ballyclare Comrades), Benson (Dungannon Swifts), Caughey (R.U.C.), McCartney (R.U.C.), Hanvey (Dundela), Carleton (Chimney Corner)
Subs: McDowell (Ards), Mills (Glentoran), Ferris (Limavady)

18 October 1986
Townhead Park, Cumnock
Scotland (1) 2 (Monan, Strickland)
Northern Ireland (0)
Note: Scottish Junior FA Centenary Match

1986/87-1988/89 Not played

3 March 1990
Clandeboye Road, Bangor
Northern Ireland (0) 0
Wales (2) 3 (Rush (27), Donnelly (40), Smith (84))
NIR: Crooks (Tobermore); Best (H&W Welders), Connolly (Dungannon Swifts), Lennox (Bangor Res.), Smyth (Glentoran II), West (Glentoran (II), Robinson (Dungannon Swifts), Mathieson (Glentoran II), McKeown (Glenavon Res.), Brown (Limavady United), Love (R.U.C.)
Subs: Hanley (Linfield Swifts), McCrea (Linfield Swifts)

23 March 1991
North Wales Coast FA 4 (Jones 2, Brett, Roberts)
Northern Ireland 3 (Brannigan 2, McCoosh)
NIR: P. Saunders (Dungannon Swifts), L. Fyfe (Dundela), J. Kerr (Donegal Celtic), J. Crawford (R.U.C.), J. Millar (R.U.C.), C. McCreadie (Limavady United), J. Totten (Brantwood), I. McDonald (Glentoran II), I. McCoosh (Linfield Swifts), D. Erskine (Ards Rangers), P. Brannigan (Donegal Celtic)
Subs: B. McFarland (Chimney Corner), G. Haire (Armagh City), S. McFadden (Dundela)

25 April 1992
New Grosvenor Stadium, Ballyskeagh
Northern Ireland (0) 0
Scotland (0)(Gemmell (47), Montgomery (54), Patterson (73), Mitchell (89)
NIR: Hutchinson (Dungannon Swifts); Fyfe (Dundela), McCreadie (Cliftonville Olympic), Allen (Bangor Res.), Scappaticci (Banbridge Town), Kirgan (Glentoran II), Love (R.U.C.), McFadden (Linfield Swifts), Hanvey (Dundela), McCrea (Linfield Swifts), Brannigan (Donegal Celtic)
Subs: Miskelly (H&W Welders), McKeown (Loughgall), Beattie (Dundela)

27 March 1993
Auchinleck (att: 1,500)
Scotland (3)(Gemell (9), Harkness (36), McCartney (40), Day (47))
Northern Ireland (1)(Moran (12))
NIR: Patterson (Linfield Swifts) [sub: Blackwood (Drumaness Mills) 74]; Davies (Linfield Swifts), Coulter (Branywood), Mullan (Limavady United), King (Limavady United), McCallum (Limavady United), Hunter (Donegal Celtic) [sub: Irwin (Dundela) 68], Doey (Dundela), Hanvey (Dundela) [sub: McFeeley (Ballymoney United) 65], Moran (Limavady United), Anderson (Linfield Swifts) 

27 March 1994
Lakeview Park, Loughgall
Northern Ireland 0
Scotland 1 (Paisley (89))
NIR: Crown (Limavady United); Mullan (Limavady United), Calvin (Loughgall), Simpson (Dundela), King (Limavady United), Anderson (Dungannon Swifts), Love (R.U.C.), Doey (Dundela), Henderson (Loughgall), Moran (Limavady United), Neill (Ballymoney United)
Subs: Feehan (Glenavon Res.), McGeown (Armagh City)
Note: This was the first representative match staged at Loughgall (founded 1885).


Irish Association Football Guides (1929/30-1968/69)
The Ulster Sports Annual 1932/33
Northern Ireland Soccer Yearbooks (1969/70-1994/95)
The Juniors - A Centenary History of Scottish Junior Football (1986)
Scottish Football Historical Archive
Gordon Hunter
the_red_warrior from the ILF
Alan Godden


For the game on 21st March 1914 you have a question mark against the Maulsand. This was Wesley Maultsaid. He was Killed in Action on 12 Nov 1916


jcd said…
Thanks Trevor
Anonymous said…
12 March 1960
Cliftonville, Belfast
Ireland (1) 1 (Ellison)
Scotland (1) 1 (Smith)
The missing player is Curry (Portadown Reserves) in the right half position.
First half report here;