• Peter Berthoud

International Football Whist

Updated: Sep 4

International Football Whist, Pepys Series


First Published: 1947, Pepys Series, North Wallace Street, Glasgow

Illustrator or Designer: Not Credited


Contents: 44 Cards, Reinforced Paper Pitch, Metal Ball + Rules Booklet


International Football Whist Box Lid Front
International Football Whist, Box Lid Front

There are 44 cards in the pack, divided into 4 teams, England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland with 11 cards of well known players for each. The cards are numbered from 1-11 corresponding to the shirt numbers worn by the players.


Below, the cards are laid out in rows according to the shirt number and columns by team.

International Football Whist cards: No 1 England - FV Swift, Scotland - R Brown, Wales - N Sidlow, Ireland - T Breen, No 2 England - L Scott, Scotland - J Husband, Wales - AT Sherwood, Ireland - W Gorman.

International Football Whist cards: No 1 England - FV Swift, Scotland - R Brown, Wales - N Sidlow, Ireland - T Breen, No 2 England - L Scott, Scotland - J Husband, Wales - AT Sherwood, Ireland - W Gorman.

International Football Whist cards: No 3 England - G Hardwick, Scotland - D Shaw, Wales - W Hughes, Ireland - J Feeney, No 4 England - W Wright, Scotland - W Waddell, Wales - D Whitcomb, Ireland - CJ Martin.

International Football Whist cards: No 3 England - G Hardwick, Scotland - D Shaw, Wales - W Hughes, Ireland - J Feeney, No 4 England - W Wright, Scotland - W Waddell, Wales - D Whitcomb, Ireland - CJ Martin.


International Football Whist cards: No 5 England - N Franklin, Scotland - W Thornton, Wales - TG Jones, Ireland - J Vernon, No 6 England - H Johnston, Scotland - G Smith, Wales - R Burgess, Ireland - J Carey.

International Football Whist cards: No 5 England - N Franklin, Scotland - W Thornton, Wales - TG Jones, Ireland - J Vernon, No 6 England - H Johnston, Scotland - G Smith, Wales - R Burgess, Ireland - J Carey.


International Football Whist cards: No 7 England -S Matthews,  Scotland - G Young, Wales - E Jones, Ireland - D Cochrane, No 8 England - H Carter, Scotland - H Brown, Wales - A Powell, Ireland - A Stevenson.

International Football Whist cards: No 7 England -S Matthews, Scotland - G Young, Wales - E Jones, Ireland - D Cochrane, No 8 England - H Carter, Scotland - H Brown, Wales - A Powell, Ireland - A Stevenson.


International Football Whist cards: No 9 England - T Lawton, Scotland - W Woodburn, Wales - G Lowrie, Ireland - D Walsh, No 10 England - W Mannion, Scotland - T Kiernan, Wales - B Jones, Ireland - P Doherty.

International Football Whist cards: No 9 England - T Lawton, Scotland - W Woodburn, Wales - G Lowrie, Ireland - D Walsh, No 10 England - W Mannion, Scotland - T Kiernan, Wales - B Jones, Ireland - P Doherty.


International Football Whist cards: No 11 England - R Langton, Scotland - G Hamilton ,Wales - G Edwards, Ireland - NJ Lockhart,

International Football Whist cards: No 11 England - R Langton, Scotland - G Hamilton ,Wales - G Edwards, Ireland - NJ Lockhart,


The aim of the game is to score goals by moving the metal "Ball" in the opposition's goal square on the paper pitch.


The "Pepys Series" device is on the box and the rules but there is no mention of Castell Brothers. The only address given is 107, North Wallace Street, Glasgow, on the inside back cover of the rules.




Game & Version Details



​International Football Whist - Box Contents



​International Football Whist - Pitch



​​​International Football Whist - Ball


The reverse side of the coin-like metal ball is blank.



​International Football Whist - Card Back



​International Football Whist - Rules Front



​International Football Whist - Rules Back



Games Advertised:

Speed

Wu Pee

Peter and the Wolf

Sylabex

I Commit

Woodland Happy Families

Mickey and the Beanstalk



​​​International Football Whist - Rules Inside Back Cover


The address is given as 107, North Wallace Street, Glasgow.



​International Football Whist - Box Top Side



​International Football Whist - Box Side Left



​International Football Whist - Box Bottom Side



​International Football Whist - Box Side Right