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Football at Local Pub: Soccer Match Poem For Students

Football Not Just A Game

First international match staged: Matches between English and London-based Scottish players had been played in London between 1870 and 1872. But the first official international match between the countries was staged at the West of Scotland Cricket Ground on St Andrew’s Day, 1872. Watched by 4,000 spectators, the match ended in a 0-0 draw although Scotland came nearest to scoring when the …

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