The Joy of Six: Calcutta Cup clashes | Scott Murray | Sport

The Joy of Six: Calcutta Cup clashes | Scott Murray | Sport

1) Scotland 1–0 England (1871) It’s “about three o’clock” on Saturday 5 March 1870, and at the Kennington Oval, south London, 22 “expert players” of the Association Football code set the ball in motion for a kickabout. But it’s no ordinary game: it’s the first-ever...