Hamilton Crescent

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Hamilton Crescent
West of Scotland Cricket Ground - geograph.org.uk - 47582.jpg
Ground information
Location Partick, Glasgow
Establishment 1882
Capacity 4000
End names
Pavilion End
Burgh Hall Street End
First ODI 7 June 2003: Scotland v Pakistan
Domestic team information
West of Scotland (1862 – present)

Hamilton Crescent is a cricket ground located in the Partick area of Glasgow, Scotland. It is the home of the West of Scotland Cricket Club.

Hamilton Crescent is famous for holding the first ever international football match, played between Scotland and England. The game was played on 30 November 1872, ended in a goalless draw and was watched by a crowd of 4,000.

Further international matches were held here in 1874 and 1876, before being moved to Hampden Park. The Scottish Cup Final of 1877 was also held at Hamilton Crescent.

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Coordinates: 55°52′20.69″N 4°18′31.89″W / 55.8724139°N 4.3088583°W / 55.8724139; -4.3088583