1986 Rous Cup

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1986 Rous Cup
Date 23 April 1986
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Referee Michel Vautrot (France)
Attendance 68,357
1985
1987

The 1986 Rous Cup was the second staging of the Rous Cup international football competition, centred on the then-traditional annual game between rivals England and Scotland.

The cup was won by England, who defeated the previous year's winners Scotland 2–1. This was the final time in which the cup would only be contested by the two nations; from 1987 onward, a third team was also invited to participate.[1]

Match details[edit]

23 April 1986
19:45 BST
England  2–1  Scotland
Butcher Goal 27'
Hoddle Goal 39'
Report (Page 26) Souness Goal 57' (pen.)
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 68,357
Referee: Michel Vautrot (France)
ENGLAND:
GK 1 Peter Shilton (Southampton)
DF 2 Gary Stevens (Everton)
DF 3 Kenny Sansom (Arsenal)
MF 4 Glenn Hoddle (Tottenham Hotspur)
DF 5 Dave Watson (Norwich City) YC
DF 6 Terry Butcher (Ipswich Town)
MF 7 Steve Hodge (Aston Villa) Substituted off 75'
FW 8 Trevor Francis (Sampdoria)
FW 9 Mark Hateley (Milan)
MF 10 Ray Wilkins (Milan) (c) Substituted off 46'
FW 11 Chris Waddle (Tottenham Hotspur)
Substitutes:
GK 0 Chris Woods (Norwich City)
MF 0 Peter Reid (Everton) Substituted in 46'
DF 0 Gary Stevens (Tottenham Hotspur) Substituted in 75'
MF 0 Trevor Steven (Everton)
CF 0 Kerry Dixon (Chelsea)
Manager:
England Bobby Robson
SCOTLAND:
GK 1 Alan Rough (Hibernian)
DF 2 Richard Gough (Dundee United)
DF 3 Maurice Malpas (Dundee United)
MF 4 Graeme Souness (Sampdoria) (c)
DF 5 Alex McLeish (Aberdeen)
DF 6 Willie Miller (Aberdeen)
MF 7 Steve Nicol (Liverpool)
FW 8 David Speedie (Chelsea)
FW 9 Charlie Nicholas (Arsenal) YC Substituted off 58'
MF 10 Roy Aitken (Celtic)
MF 11 Eamonn Bannon (Dundee United)
Substitutes:
GK 0 Andy Goram (Oldham Athletic)
DF 0 David Narey (Dundee United)
DF 0 Arthur Albiston (Manchester United)
MF 0 Paul McStay (Celtic)
MF 0 Pat Nevin (Chelsea) Substituted in 58'
MF 0 Jim Bett (Aberdeen)
Manager:
Scotland Alex Ferguson

Match rules:

  • 90 minutes
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level
  • Five substitutes named, of which two may be used

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1986 Rous Cup". Soccernostalgia. Retrieved 24 February 2017.