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30/11/1872 The first international soccer match

Scotland v England was the first ever official international association football match to be played. It was contested by the national teams of Scotland and England. The match took place at West of Scotland Cricket Club's ground at Hamilton Crescent in Partick, Scotland. The match finished in a 0–0 draw and was watched by 4,000 spectators.


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