21st March – Today In Our Footballing History

21/03/1903 Glasgow Scotland 2-0 Joe Connor, Jack Kirwan

Billy Scott, Peter Boyle, Alex McCartney, Hugh Maginnis, Bob Milne, Joe Connor, Johnny Darling, Jack Kirwan, Toby Mercer, Thomas Shanks, Paddy Sheridan

Ireland took their first ever share of the British Home Championship (this was prior to goal difference being used to decide places), after earning their first ever victory over the Scots with a 2–0 win in Glasgow and subsequently beating Wales. Just two years previously at the same stadium, Scotland had beaten Ireland 11–0 in what is still their record win.

Source: wikipedia.org

Original Source: The Scotsman

Online Source: http://www.londonhearts.com/scores/images/1903/1903032101.htm

The Glasgow Herald – Match Report

Northern Ireland Footballing Greats

footballdatabase.eu

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