Birmingham County FA v Scottish Junior FA Junior International
The selected team for Birmingham County FA v Scottish Junior FA (an annual
fixture billed in Scotland as the Junior International – Scotland v England)
for the fixture in Glasgow on 3 April 1897 includes F (Frank) Garratty (Lozells) at centre forward and W (Billy) Garratty (Lozells) at outside left.
These were huge events in Scotland where crowds numbered up to 30,000.
The games in the West Midlands rarely attracted more than a couple of thousand.
Information kindly supplied by Ian Nannestad