• Short Summary

    The Scotland football team who defeated England in 1900 reunite in London to see the International Match between Scotland and England.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "A link with the past - Scotland's team, which defeated England in 1900 at Glasgow, in the famous Roseberry "Primrose & Pink"... with the exception of the late "Nick" Smith, journeyed from Scotland to see the Match."


    M/S of a still of the Scottish football team from 1900; dissolve into M/S of the team as they are in 1928; they are sitting in the same positions and chat and laugh with each other (this could be in the Pathe studio).

    Intertitle reads: "R.S. McColl (Queen's Park Football Club)... who created an international record by scoring 3 goals...."
    C/U of a photograph of RS McColl from 1900 (?).

    Intertitle reads: "Acted as Host to the Veterans."
    M/S of RS McColl in 1928, lighting a cigarette.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:51:00 / 01:41:21:00
    G 1491

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The men seen here, (along with three unidentified men), are, (not in order)......

    John T Robertson (captain)
    Neil Gibson
    Harry Rennie
    John Drummond
    Alex Raisbeck
    John Bell
    Robert Walker
    John Campbell
    Alex Smith
    Robert Smyth McColl

    "NIck Smith" referred to was Nicol Smith, who had died in 1905.

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