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St Mirren v Barcelona/Catalan Select

The first two matches of Saints tour of Spain were against Barcelona at Les Cortes.
They were the first official matches played at the new ground, and resulted in 1-2 and 0-1 defeats.

Advert for the Barcelona matches
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Note the incorrect date of May 1921!

Taking the field for the 1st match at Les Cortes
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20th May 1922 Barcelona v St Mirren

Barcelona 2 St Mirren 1
Les Cortes
20/05/1922

Saints:-
Bradford,
Hamilton, Birrell,
Clunas, Barclay, Duff
Lawson, Gillies, Walker, Stevenson, Thomson.

The Captains line up
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Barcelona 1 St Mirren 0
Les Cortes
21/05/1922

Saints:-
Bradford,
Findlay, Birrell,
Clunas, Duff, Dodds,
Lawson, Gillies, Walker, Leslie, Thomson.

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Saints v Barcelona, May 1922
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Spanish postcard from the 1920's celebrating the opening of Les Cortes

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