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England vs Ireland 1899

Following Japan’s 8-0 win over Tajikistan, our look at the highest scoring matches in UFWC history culminates with this 15-goal Victorian classic. England 13-2 Ireland 18 February 1899 British Home Championships Roker Park, Sunderland Scorers: Frank Forman, Fred Forman (2), Athersmith, Smith (4), Bloomer (2), Settle (3) (England); Campbell, McAllen (pen) (Ireland) Another England versus […]


Scotland vs Ireland 1901

Following the Japan 8-0 Tajikistan game, we’re taking a look at some of the highest scoring matches in UFWC history, continuing with this Scottish goal-fest. Scotland 11-0 Ireland 23 February 1901 British Home Championships Celtic Park, Glasgow Scorers: McMahon (4), Russell, John Campbell (Celtic) (2), Bob Hamilton (4) This was Scotland’s biggest ever victory, and […]


Ireland vs England 1919

80 years ago this month, international football resumed after the horrors of the Great War. We take a look back through the UFWC archives. IRELAND 1-1 ENGLAND, 25 October 1919 British Home Championships, Windsor Park, Belfast Scorers: Ferris (Ireland); Cock (England) The first proper international match played after the Great War was this game between […]