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On 18th November 1972, Scotland hosted England for an international football match. Occurring at the Ravenscraig Stadium in front of around 400 spectators, it saw the visitors recover from a two-goal deficit to win 3-2. The encounter is historic for being the first FIFA-sanctioned international women's match to be held in the United Kingdom.


Perhaps unsurprisingly, this match did not mark the beginning of British women's football.[1][2] In fact, the earliest accounts of the women's game date back to the late 1800s.[1][2] On 7th May 1881, a match was held at Easter Road which saw Scotland beat England 3-0; depending on the account, the teams consisted of London and Glasgow players or the participants were sourced from local theatres irrespective of their nationalities.[1][2] Despite newspapers like The Leeds Mercury dismissing the women's game as merely a fad,[1] the matches were supposedly just as engaging and intense as the men's, resulting in the game's explosion in popularity from the 1890s to 1921.[2] Club football soon took centre stage in March 1895, initially in the grounds of Alexandra Palace before rapidly expanding across the UK.[3][2] Following the First World War, it was common to see matches exceed 10,000 in attendance, especially when professional club Dick, Kerr took to the pitch.[4][5][6][7] The games were especially pivotal in boosting donations to charitable causes.[5][4][6] Their mainstream appeal also encouraged newsreel companies like Gaumont to record a few of the matches.[8] The first known instance of this in Britain was a 40-second recording of a 20th April 1918 match between Sterling Ladies and Vickers Ladies FC of Dartford.[8] It seemed that the games would inevitably become a British institution alongside the men's matches, and treated just as seriously.[7][6]

However, the rise of women's football suddenly ground to a halt thanks to the actions of the English Football Association (FA).[4][5][6][2] The FA were aghast by the sport for several reasons: firstly, the FA Council felt football was exclusively for men, with this contact-based sport deemed unsuitable for the opposite sex.[6][5][4] Worse still, jealousy was also a major factor in the FA's attempts to undermine women's football, as occasionally, some games exceeded men's equivalents in attendance figures.[5][4] Most notably, a game between Dick, Kerr against St Helens on 26th December 1920 drew 53,000 at Goodison Park and turned up to a further 15,000 away, an unimaginable total for even men's games of the era.[5][4][6] Not only did these matches generate no revenue for the FA, thus supposedly threatening its continued existence, but its officials were also concerned about the recipients of these donations.[4][5][6] Originally, women's matches tended to raise money for the wounded, including for the National Association of Discharged and Disabled Soldiers and Sailors.[4] But in some games, the recipients were notably political.[5][6] This included institutions involved in strikes during the 1921 miners lock-out, which badly affected mining-centric towns across the UK.[9][4][6]

The FA, which had attempted to undermine the women's game since the 1890s, finally had enough.[5] Believing that the sport was promoting anti-establishment causes, its Council published a statement on 5th December 1921 that insisted on the game's unsuitability for women.[5][4][2] Suddenly, Football League clubs were asked to forbid women from competing on its grounds, the FA having also alleged that many donations were being misappropriated.[5][4] The teams agreed to this and the Scottish FA soon published a similar statement.[6] The first era of mainstream British women's sport was over, with teams forced to play on less prestigious grounds or tour internationally for the next five decades.[7][5][4] In essence, the ban was not only centred around sexism but elitism too.[4][5] The formation of the Women's Football Association (WFA) in November 1969 was pivotal in the growing pressure for the FA to lift its ban.[10][7] In July 1971, it finally relented, and the WFA would also shortly kickstart the WFA Cup.[10][2][7] However, the damage to British women's football was extensive, the five decades of sheer obscurity resulting in the sport's development being held back considerably.[7][5][4]

But the United Kingdom was far from the only nation to deter the growth of women's football. Other football-focused nations like France, Germany and the Netherlands imposed their own restrictions throughout the 1900s.[11][12][13] That did not stop women's teams from competing in otherwise unofficial matches, establishing a "Third Wave" of women's football that sought to legalise and legitimise the sport.[14] Most notably, despite the lack of approval from FIFA, UEFA and some football federations, the Federation of Independent European Female Football (FIEFF) was able to host two independent Women's World Cups in 1970 and 1971.[15][16][14] On 29th March 1970, the Federal Council of the French Football Association (FFF), having reluctantly acknowledged the national sport's expansion, finally lifted its decades-long ban in the wake of relentless campaign efforts.[17][11] In its own move to recognise women's football globally, FIFA declared that France's 4-0 victory against the Netherlands on 17th April 1971 in Hazebrouck was the "inaugural" women's international football match.[17] The Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbalbond (KNVB) also recognised women's football that same year.[13] Further, ORTF would provide its first live coverage of a France match, also in 1971 against Italy.[11]

Scotland vs England

Recognising the rising popularity of women's football - and seeking to avoid completely losing its influence over it - UEFA explored the possibility of having its affiliated national FAs recognise and assume control of women's football going forward.[18][19][20][21] UEFA's proposal was backed by 39 FAs, making it official by November 1971.[19][18][20] However, one association objected to it: the SFA, with its committee having venomously denied the acceptance of the sport a year prior.[19][18][20][21] The SFA remained against women's football until August 1974, having finally accepted the sport beyond merely being played by working-class men.[22][23][18][19][21] Beforehand, the Scottish Women's Football Association (SWFA) was established on 17th September 1972, which not only allowed its own league to be produced but gave it enough power and influence to organise official international matches.[18][19][21] It, therefore, worked alongside the WFA, which the FA granted full governing power over women's football in February 1972, to establish the first "official" Auld Enemy game.[24][21][20] Most communication commenced between WFA and SWFA secretaries, Pat Gregory and Elsie Cook respectively,[25] concerning stadium selection, budget-balancing and transportation.[24][21]

In the game's build-up for the agreed date of 18th November 1972, a few challenges had to be overcome.[26][24] Because the SFA still forbid any matches on Scottish League grounds, Gregory and Cook were forced to find an alternative venue.[24][26][19][23] They settled on Ravenscraig Stadium, a Greenock multi-purpose ground primarily focused on athletics.[24][26][19] Whilst its capacity proved limited, Scotland's Rose Reilly revealed it was a major upgrade for Scottish players, who generally had to make do with public parks in regular games.[27] It also boasted a stand, which Reilly recalled boosted the game's atmosphere.[27] Team selection was also intensely conducted.[28][25] In Scotland, players were chosen from the six founding clubs of the SWFA league.[18][21][25] 16 made the final squad after three months of trials, where they would be coached by former Kilmarnock and St Mirren right-half Rab Stewart.[29][25] Four of the starting line-up, Jean Hunter, Linda Kidd, Sandra Walker, and Reilly (who had since signed for Westthorn United), were among the Stewarton Thistle/Lees Ladies sides that narrowly missed out on the 1971 and 1972 WFA Cups.[30][25] Meanwhile, Westthorn's Margaret McAulay was selected as Scotland's first captain, having been described as a "brilliant midfield player" according to the official Scotland line-up document.[31][25] The squad's ages varied from 17 to 22.[29]

For the England Lionesses, several trials commenced to sift through around 5,000 players linked to between 170-200 English clubs.[32][28][24][21] This was achieved through inter-league games that narrowed the list of hopefuls to 200.[28] Staff coach and former Watford player Eric Worthington was appointed as the Lionesses' manager.[33][34][28][32] Having assessed the candidates' performances, Worthington created a shortlist of 25 players, whom he would assess in the final trials conducted at Loughborough University in September 1972.[28][33] Following this, 15 players were called up.[28][33][32] Considering the club's WFA Cup dominance, it was unsurprising that several Southampton players made the squad, including Pat Davies, Lynda Hale, Morag Kirkland and Sue Buckett.[35][28] Others, like Sylvia Gore, Jeannie Allott and Sheila Parker, represented Fodens and were part of the squad that won the 1974 WFA Cup.[36][28] Parker also became England's first captain, of a squad which predominantly consisted of working-class women and schoolgirls.[37][28] With an average age of 20, the youngest representative was 15 with the oldest being 28.[32][33] One notable absence was Southampton's Sue Lopez, who was struck by an injury.[33]

If the selection processes appeared unusual for British football, it was because the WFA and SWFA were operating with shoestring budgets.[28][24][25][21][26] Ordinary trials were off-limits,[28] but that was the least of both teams' concerns, as they also desperately needed to find appropriate kits.[25][24][21][26] Illustrating the incredibly underfunded SWFA operations, Cook utilised a provident cheque to acquire navy uniforms from a Stewarton sale.[25][26] She also counted on Rangers for the red socks and white shorts.[25][24][21][26] These transactions occurred just a week before kick-off, with Cook harnessing her stitching skills to attach the players' badges and numbers.[25][26] Meanwhile, the WFA depended on officer Flo Bilton to sew the prestigious caps all 15 Lionesses earned.[38] So financially constrained was the WFA that awarding caps became virtually non-existent after four international games.[38] Transportation was also below par; for training sessions, Scotland was ferried in a milk van that oozed from expired milk situated within crates, making the players sick before training even commenced.[25] It was somehow better than their matchday vehicle, the team sitting on sofas in a furniture lorry after their bus intended for a 45-minute trip from Glasgow to Greenock failed to arrive.[39][23] England's Julia Brunton recalled her team depended on an "ancient" coach for the London to Greenock journey.[40][24] Beforehand, Allot was forced to hitchhike from Crewe to Waterloo Station.[39] Even England's hotel booking contained logistical challenges, with female guests expected to wear skirts back then.[39]

Because it was the first "official" women's international match in Britain, the event was somewhat publicised by the BBC, ITN and newspaper publications.[32][33][28][40] During an England training session at Bisham Abbey on 15th November 1972, ITN's Norman Rees previewed the game and the Lionesses.[32] While the report did cover England's extensive routines and hope for the future, it was marred by the sexism prevalent within the British media.[32] For instance, Rees' interview with Parker (whose name was never mentioned), saw him ask the captain "Who's looking after the baby?", having noted she was the only mother within the squad.[32] The report also contained an interview with Worthington, whose comments reflected the general FA attitude that female footballers were simply "powder puff" players.[32] Though available footage shows the BBC, ITN and newsreel organisations like Movietone News filmed the occasion,[41][42] dedicated television coverage was certainly not forthcoming.[28]

ITN also noted the sheer number of publicity photographs taken of the team at Bisham Abbey and beforehand at Wembley Stadium.[32][33][26] For the national newspapers and tabloids that generally mocked the concept of women's football, ample opportunity was present to exploit the sport's supposed "glamour".[33][26][40] A now infamous photo featured the Lionesses having reluctantly donned tight shorts in the Wembley dressing room.[26][33] In it, substitute Wendy Owen can be seen pretending to put eye shadow on, falling for a media "trap" that she bitterly regrets to this day.[26][24][33] Obviously, these publicity shots proved a humiliating experience for both teams, especially considering how the media utilised them to objectify and belittle a sport that had already suffered badly because of the English and Scottish FAs.[26][33][40] But thanks primarily to Gregory and Cook's efforts, everything was now ready for the first female Auld Enemy game, irrespective of the FA, media and general public's attempts to undermine it.[26][28][23][40] Coincidentally, the match would occur a century after the first official men's Auld Enemy match, though that piece of history had yet to be uncovered by football historians.[28]

The Match

Heading into the match, England were considered the odds-on favourites.[26][21][24] The logic fixated on England's experience and more extensive talent pool, which widened thanks to the WFA's formation and the SFA's refusal to recognise the sport.[26][21] Despite this, Scotland aimed for victory and to prove that "fitba boots" was an acceptable apparel for both sexes.[42] But when 18th November arose, freezing temperatures and strong winds wreaked havoc on Scotland's pitches.[21][40] According to Gore, all but one men's match was cancelled.[43] But considering the preparations and sacrifices made, the women were determined to compete regardless of the pitch's condition.[25][23][43] Thus, kick-off commenced at 2:15 pm, with admittance set at 20p per person (£2.50 in today's money).[24][26] The Greenock Telegraph reported around 400 people braved the weather to witness what the WFA promoted as the "first-ever ladies international football match".[29][24][23] While miles away from the sizable crowds women's football historically enjoyed,[5] Reilly recalled the figure greatly exceeded the average early 1970s attendance levels.[27] Both teams came out to the sound of bagpipes, with the historic affair being an emotional experience for most players.[39][23]

Scotland won the toss and elected England to start kick-off.[42] Despite presumably playing against the wind, the Lionesses started strongly, using their experience and size to their advantage.[42] Three corners were ultimately cleared by Scotland's defenders.[42] Based on the Movietone News footage, the hosts soon fired back, though one promising cross was cleared by an England defender.[41] The encounter was considered a "hard game" by a BBC report, not too dissimilar from a typical men's match.[42] However, the icy and windy conditions made landing tackles extremely difficult.[26][43] For example, Hunter remembered a failed slide tackle which caused her to slip off the pitch.[26] Gore claimed even remaining upright while running was difficult as the game progressed.[43] 12 minutes into play, Scotland took the lead when a cross enabled Mary Carr to land a diving header past Buckett.[23][42][41] Soon afterwards, a direct corner from Reilly soared past Buckett into the England goal.[29][21][42][41] Just before the interval, Gore capitalised on a backpass to charge through the Scottish defence and beat goalkeeper Janie Houghton with a sidefoot shot.[43][42] Rather oddly, the BBC and ITN news reports ended here, making it appear Scotland had won the match 2-1.[42][28]

In actuality, the second half commenced even as a snowstorm enveloped the pitch.[25][23][26] Ultimately, England's superior overall fitness paid dividends, allowing the visitors to achieve a decisive comeback.[21] Following a pass by Davies,[39] Hale outpaced two Scottish defenders before firing a shot past Houghton to level proceedings.[41][24][28] Movietone News erroneously claimed this was England's first goal, having completely omitted Gore's first-half strike.[41] After 75 minutes, an outside-the-box chip from Jeannie Allott soared into the Scottish goal, completing the comeback.[41][28][21] England held on to claim a 3-2 victory and first blood in the Scotland rivalry.[44][21][24] In its match report, Greenock Telegraph praised both teams for their performances "in conditions which would have tested the most experienced male players".[29][24] But despite some local newspaper coverage and brief television news reports, the game came and went without much fanfare.[26][23][28] The historic first official Scotland and England goals by Carr and Gore respectively went under the radar to most, except women's football enthusiasts and close relatives.[26] But irrespective of the final score, the match's occurrence was deemed a major breakthrough for British women's football.[26][21]

England's next game was away to France on 22nd April 1973, the Lionesses achieving a 3-0 victory thanks to two goals from Davies and another from Eileen Foreman.[44] The team lacked Worthington as he had left to become Australia's national director of coaching, a move he later felt guilty for.[34] Scotland's next game did not arise until the following Auld Enemy game, this time in Nuneaton on 23rd June 1973.[45][44] This time, the Lionesses controlled proceedings to comfortably win 8-0.[45][44] To this day, the rivalry has been exceptionally one-sided; following England's 2023 UEFA Nations League victories against Scotland, the Lionesses have won 25 clashes and drawn one.[46][44] Only two games have seen Scotland triumph, the first being a 2-1 victory on 29th May 1977.[44][46] On 7th October 2022, prior to England's friendly match against the United States at Wembley, the England team of 1972 received honorary caps.[39][23] A day beforehand, the Scottish side were honoured just before a 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup playoff game against Austria.[47][23]


The match was recorded by Movietone News and Associated Press for their respective newsreels, while the BBC and ITN's films were intended for television reports.[48][41][42][28] The newsreel images appeared to have been taken in the stands; the colour (and silent) Associated Press footage differs somewhat by showing the second Scotland goal from a closer distance, while it briefly highlighted England's equaliser from an alternate angle.[48] Meanwhile, the BBC's coverage showed both teams entering the pitch and their warm-up routines, with subsequent footage captured at the touchline and behind the Scotland goal.[42] While the newsreels have since been uploaded to YouTube and the BBC footage made publicly available on Facebook courtesy of BBC Archive, little else from the game has resurfaced.[41][42][28]



Movietone News newsreel of the match.

Silent Associated Press footage of the match.

ITN news report previewing the match and England's training session.

FIFA video where Reilly shared her memories of the event.

See Also

External Links


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  3. Alexandra Palace summarising the first women's club football match, which was held within the Palace grounds. Retrieved 28th Dec '23
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 Spartacus Educational detailing the rise in women's football following the First World War, its charitable-based approach and how this contributed to the FA's ban of the sport from Football League grounds. Retrieved 28th Dec '23
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 The Guardian detailing the FA's attempts to undermine the women's game before finally banning it in 1921. Retrieved 28th Dec '23
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 History summarising the main reasons behind the FA's ban of the sport from Football League grounds. Retrieved 28th Dec '23
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 Four Four Two summarising the game's growth prior to 1921 thanks to the likes of Dick, Kerr and how the ban caused somewhat of a five-decade dark age for the sport. Retrieved 28th Dec '23
  8. 8.0 8.1 She Kicks reporting on the earliest known film of a UK women's football match. Retrieved 28th Dec '23
  9. History Today summarising the 1921 miners' strike and the lock-out. Retrieved 28th Dec '23
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