1893–94 British Home Championship
The 1893–94 British Home Championship was an edition of the annual international football tournament played between the British Home Nations. It was won by Scotland in a close competition in which neither Scotland nor England lost a game but Scotland managed to accumulate one more point than England with a victory over Ireland.
|Host country||England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales|
|Dates||24 February – 7 April 1894|
|Champions||Scotland (5th title)|
|Goals scored||29 (4.83 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)||John Veitch(3 goals)|
Wales and Ireland began the tournament, Wales winning the match easily 4–1 and gaining an early advantage. Ireland's second match was against England and the Irish managed to hold their opponents to a 2–2 draw in a very tough match. England recovered to beat Wales, scoring five goals, but this total was matched by Scotland in their first match. Scotland also managed to beat Ireland, the Irish again only narrowly missing out on victory, losing 1–2. In the final game of the competition England and Scotland played, Scotland only needing a draw to achieve the trophy. Despite a very strong encounter, the Scots held England to a 2–2 draw and took the tournament by a single point.
Rules for classification: 1) points. The points system worked as follows: 2 points for a win and 1 point for a draw.
| 55', 82' William Lewis
40' Edwin James
75' Jack Rea
|20' Olphie Stanfield|
| 70' Olphie Stanfield
| 43' John Devey
55' Fred Spiksley
|10' Jack Bowdler|| 30', 55', 80' John Veitch
85' Robert Gosling
31', o.g.' Charlie Perry
|Davidson Berry 40'
John Barker 44'
Thomas Chambers 70'
David Alexander 75'
John Johnstone 85'
|15', 40' Hugh Morris|
|Olphie Stanfield 65'|| 25' (o.g.) Sam Torrans
28' Jack Taylor
- "British Championship 1894". eu-football.info. Retrieved 3 April 2020.