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All football rivalries have history, but not all are historical - as is the case with this international duel.
Just seven years after establishing the rules of association football in 1863, the FA issued public challenges in various Scottish newspapers to Scottish players to participate in an international match against England.
As former Rangers manager Mark Warburton said. 'The Auld Enemy game means everything. The rivalry is in the blood.'
For nearly 150 years, football’s oldest international rivalry has produced some of the most iconic moments in sporting history whilst additionally laying the foundations for the development of international football as we know it. In total, the two nations have faced off on 114 occasions, with England boasting 48 wins to Scotland’s 41. There have been 25 draws.
However, the oldest international fixture in the world saw its first-ever meeting at a major tournament in Euro '96. Famously, Paul Gascoigne put the game beyond doubt with a superb strike - just moments after David Seaman had saved a Gary McAllister penalty at the other end.
Source: World Soccer