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history of the West of Scotland Cricket Club, founded 1862

Cyril D. Horne

history of the West of Scotland Cricket Club, founded 1862

by Cyril D. Horne

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Published by [The Club] in [Glasgow] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West of Scotland Cricket Club.

  • Edition Notes

    Previous ed.: 1962.

    Statementby Cyril D. Horne and John L. F. Harris.
    ContributionsHarris, John L. F.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20540039M

      In the picture above you can see the Burgh Halls peeking out between the modern flats on the far side of the cricket pitch. Cricket has a surprisingly long history in Glasgow. The West of Scotland Cricket Club which still plays here was formed in , before that the Clutha Cricket Club played on the northern part of this land. On the right. England's oldest professional club, Notts County FC (from Nottingham), was allready founded in The oldest Scottish club, Queen's Park (from Glasgow), was founded in The F.A.'s early influence on the game was not dramatic or widespread and was mainly confined to organising friendly games.

    The West of Scotland Cricket Club website isn't ready yet In the meantime, why not check out other top clubs on pitchero? View cricket clubs. Are you a webmaster for this club? Login to manage the site. Powered By. Login. Don’t have an account? Register. Email address. Password. Login. The West of Scotland Cricket Club ground at Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow. When looking at the start of amateur athletics in Scotland and the organisations that helped it grow and thrive and develop into the major sport that it became, many see the great contribution made by football clubs right up into the ’s, and assume that that is all there was.

    West of Scotland Cricket Club are based in Glasgow's West End. The club have four senior teams playing in the WDCU leagues and a strong junior section, devel. Sheffield FC Founded Octo First Soccer Club Formed outside of Europe Scotland vs 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, spectators.


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History of the West of Scotland Cricket Club, founded 1862 by Cyril D. Horne Download PDF EPUB FB2

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History. West of Scotland Cricket Club was founded in as a result of a meeting which took place at the then Clarence Hotel in George Square, Glasgow, between a group of local businessmen and players from the Clutha Cricket Club, who had used the northern part of Hamilton Crescent for matches prior to West's ground: Hamilton Crescent.

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Modern sport in Partick has its origins in the West of Scotland Cricket Club, foundedwhose home at Hamilton Crescent was the only major enclosed sports ground close to Glasgow. It hosted the first football international in as well as numerous other major sporting events including top level cricket, athletics and rugby.

The world's first official international association football match was held in and was the idea of C. Alcock of the Football Association which was seeking to promote Association Football in Scotland.

The match took place at the West of Scotland Cricket Club's Hamilton Crescent ground in the Partick area of match was between Scotland and England and resulted in a 0–0 draw.

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The club’s distinguished history includes 42 Academicals who have played representative cricket, and 6 who have played both rugby and cricket for Scotland. Raeburn Place has hosted international cricket matches, and was also the venue of the first international rugby match in History.

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Timeline - Nunholm Squash Club is renamed as Dumfries Squash Club. - Welcome to West West of Scotland is a vibrant club located in the West End of Glasgow. Established in we play at Hamilton Crescent, the venue of the world's first international football match and one of the finest grounds in the country.

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