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Saturday, 7 March 1891
Home International Championship 1890-91 (8th) Match
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One of two games played on the same day.

England 4 Wales 1 [4-0]
 

Newcastle Road, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, county Durham
Attendance: 15,000; Kick-off tbc

England - John Goodall ('headed' 7), Jack Southworth ('goalkeeper allowed to slip through his hands' 30), Arthur Chadwick ('header' 35), Alf Milward ('from a scrimmage in front of goal' 37)
Wales - Edmund Howell (81)
Match Summary
England Squad

Wales Squad
Team Records
Results 1891-1900

Wales won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

 
Officials

England

Type

Wales

Referee Thomas R. Park
28/29 (1862), Scotland

Umpires - John Charles Clegg, 39 (15 June 1850), Sheffield (Sheffield FA President) & unknown

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
The 1890 International Football Association Board meeting:
The penalty kick proposed and delayed for a year
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 2nd
Colours: White shirts, navy blue knickerbockers
Capt: John Goodall, first captaincy Selectors: The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, following trial games, on Thursday, 26 February 1891.
10th/11th match, W 9 - D 1 - L 1 - F 50 - A 11.
England Lineup
  Wilkinson, Leonard R. 22 15 October 1868 G Oxford University FC & Corinthians FC 1 1 GA
  Porteous, Thomas S. 25 winter 1865 RB Sunderland AFC 1 0
  Jackson, Elphinstone 22 9 October 1868
Born in India
LB Oxford University FC 1 0
  Smith, Albert 21 23 July 1869 RH Nottingham Forest FC 1 0
  Holt, John 25 10 April 1865 CH Everton FC 2 0
  Shelton, Alfred 24 11 September 1865 LH Notts County FC 4 0
  Brann, George, retired 35th min., returned for second-half 25 23 April 1865 OR Swifts FC & Corinthians FC 3 0
Goodall, John 25 19 June 1863 IR Derby County FC 5 3
Southworth, John 24 11 December 1866 CF Blackburn Rovers FC 2 2
Chadwick, Edgar W. 21 14 June 1869 IL Everton FC 1 1
Milward, Alfred W. 20 12 December 1870 OL Everton FC 1 1

reserves:

reserves not known

reserves:

Wilkinson had replaced Billy Moon (Old Westminsters FC) in the goal. Smith took the place of John Barton (Blackburn Rovers FC) prior to the game.
   
2-3-5 Wilkinson -
Porteous, Jackson -
Smith, Holt, Shelton -
Brann, Goodall, Southworth, Chadwick, Milward
notes: While Brann was retired injured, Goodall controlled the right without hindrance. Southworth had also been injured during the second half, during which time he swapped positions with Milward.

Averages:

Age 23.1 Appearances/Goals 2.0 0.3

 

Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 5th
Colours: possibly Crimson and white
Capt: Humphrey Jones Selectors: Team selection chosen by Committee, following a series of trial matches.
Wales Lineup
  Turner, Richard E. 25 early 1866 G Wrexham AFC 2 11 GA
  Evans, Walter G. 23 summer 1867 RB Builth FC & Aston Villa FC, England 2 0
  Powell, Seth 28 summer 1862 LB Summerhill FC & West Bromwich Albion FC, England 4 0
  Hughes, William 25/26 1865 RH Caernarfon Athletic FC & Bootle FC, England 1 0
  Jones, Humphrey 25 7 December 1862 CH Bangor FC & Queen's Park FC, Scotland 13 1
  Parry, Charles F. 21 early 1870 LH Llansilin FC & Everton FC, England 1 0
  Davies, Joseph E. 26 12 July 1864 OR Chirk AAA FC & Ardwick FC, England 4 0
  Owen, William 28/29 1862 IR Chirk AAA FC 11 3
  Turner, William H. 23 summer 1867 CF Wrexham AFC 4 0
Howell, E. Gwynne 23 summer 1867 IL Builth FC 3 3
  Lewis, William 26/27 1864 OL Bangor FC & Crewe Alexandra FC, England 11 2

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Gwynne Howell and Billy Hughes replaced John Bowdler and Alf Davies.
Dick and Bill Turner were brothers.
This is the oldest team that England have fielded thus far.
   
2-3-5 R.Turner -
Evans, Powell -
Hughes, Jones, Parry -
Davies, Owen,
W.Turner, Howell, Lewis

Averages:

Age 24.8-25.1 Appearances/Goals 5.1 0.8

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

Welsh Football Data Archive
Original newspaper reports 
Rothmans Yearbooks
FA Yearbooks 1950-60
Ancestry.com
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