England call-up for Aston Villa duo

England, March 1882: Back row: Alfred Jones, Albermale Swepstone, Unknown official, Edward Parry, Charles Alcock, John Hunter, Henry Cursham, Haydock Greenwood. Seated: Charles Bambridge, Norman Bailey, William Mosforth. Ground: Howard Vaughton, Arthur Brown.

This early England team photograph features two Aston Villa players – Howard Vaughton and Arthur Brown, both seated on the ground.

The England lineup is the team that lost 5-1 to Scotland at Hampden Park on March 11, 1882. Vaughton equalised after 35 minutes to level the score after Scotland had taken the lead in the 15th minute, but goals just either side of the break put England 3-1 behind after 46 minutes. Two further goals in the second half completed a convincing win for the Scots.

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