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Scotland Under-18 team in 1972

Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 12:18 pm
by bluedragon
I wonder if anyone can help me please.

I am looking for some information on matches played by the Scotland Under-18 team in 1972.

2 May 1972 England

Name of ground, score & Scottish goal scorers.

13 May 1972 Hungary Lost 3-4

Name of ground in Valencia & Scottish goal scorers.

15 May 1972 West Germany Won 1-0

Name of ground in Castellon & Scottish goal scorers.

17 May 1972 USSR Won 2-0

Name of ground in Jativa & Scottish goal scorers.

Thank you.

Re: Scotland Under-18 team in 1972

Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 12:46 pm
by Gordon Baird
Villa Park - England 0 Scotland 1 (Frank Gray, 36)

Scotland
Shaw (Leeds), Filipi (Ayr), McDonald (Aston Villa), Cannon (Crystal Palace), Anderson (Morton), McCartney (West Brom), Scott (Dunfermline), McLaughlin (Celtic), Mackie (Dunfermline), Burns (Birmingham), Gray (Leeds)

Subs - Stewart, Kelloch, Smith

Attendance - 2,218

Re: Scotland Under-18 team in 1972

Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:36 pm
by Gordon Baird
The Scottish scorers were:

Hungary - Kenny Burns (2 - both in the opening six minutes) & Steve Finnieston

West Germany - Burns (80)

USSR - Burns & Jim Scott

18 year-old Burns played so impressively that on his return he was called up to the senior Scotland squad by manager Tommy Docherty.

Re: Scotland Under-18 team in 1972

Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:05 am
by bluedragon
Gordon - many thanks for the details.