Continuing our samples from the Readers’ Queries file in the old Sporting Post.
SP Query – In March 1994, ‘FR, Three Barrels, Dundee’, asked: Was Denis Law or Wee Willie Henderson the youngest Scot to be capped?
SP Answer – Both made their Scotland international debuts against Wales in Cardiff.
Law was 18 years 236 days on October 18, 1958.
He scored, along with Graham Leggat and Bobby Collins, in the 3-0 win.
Henderson (above) was 18 years 271 days on October 20, 1962.
He also netted, along with Eric Caldow (pen) and Law, in the 3-2 victory.