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Saturday, 5 March 1892
Home International Championship 1891-92 (9th) Match
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One of two games played on the same day.

Wales 0 England 2 [0-1]
 


Match Summary
Wales Squad

England Squad

Team Records

The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, Denbighshire
Attendance: 4,500;
Kick-off tbc

England - Arthur Henfrey ('Cotterill centred, Henfrey shooting through' 15), Rupert Sandilands ('shot the second goal' 87)
Results 1891-1900

England won the toss, Wales kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

 
Officials

Wales

Type

England

Referee - James H. Robertson
Scotland Football Association

Linesmen - not known

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
The 1891 International Football Association Board:
The penalty kick introduced
Some Laws rewritten
  Offside Calls Against  
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 5th
Colours: possibly Crimson and white
Capt: Bill Owen Selectors: Team selection chosen by Committee, following a series of trial matches.
Wales Lineup
  Mills-Roberts, Dr Robert H. 29 5 August 1862 G Llanberis FC 8 33 GA
  Evans, Walter G. 24 summer 1867 RB Builth FC & Aston Villa FC, England 3 0
  Powell, Seth 29 summer 1862 LB Summerhill FC & West Bromwich Albion FC, England 6 0
  Davies, Joseph E. 27 12 July 1864 RH Druids FC & Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, England 6 0
  Jenkyns, Caesar A.L. 25 24 August 1866 CH Builth FC & Small Heath FC, England 2 0
  Owen, John 25/26 1866 LH Chirk AAA FC & Newton Heath LYMR, England 1 0
  Turner, Joseph H. 19/20 1872 OR Wrexham AFC 1 0
  Owen, William 29/30 1862 IR Chirk AAA FC 13 4
  Lewis, William 27/28 1864 CF Bangor FC & Chester FC, England 14 2
  Lewis, Benjamin 22/23 1869 IL Wrexham AFC 3 1
  Davies, Robert 22/23 1869 OL Wrexham AFC 2 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Joe Turner replaced Ardwick FC's John Davies and Bob Davies replaced Rhayader FC's John Bowdler.
Bob and Joe Davies, also Billy and John Owen, were brothers.
There is a suggestion that Joe Turner's brother, Bill, also played in this match.
The oldest team to face England thus far.
   
2-3-5 Mills-Roberts -
Evans, Powell -

J.Davies, Jenkyns, J.Owen -
Turner, W.Owen, W.Lewis, B.Lewis, R.Davies

Averages:

Age 25.3-25.8 Appearances/Goals 5.4 0.7

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 2nd to 1st
Colours: White shirt and navy blue knickerbockers
Capt: Arthur Dunn, first captaincy Selectors: The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, following a trial match, on Monday, 29 February 1892.
13th/14th match, W 12 - D 1 - L 1 - F 56 - A 12.
England Lineup
  Toone, George 23 10 June 1868 G Notts County FC 1 0 GA
  Dunn, Arthur T.B. 31 12 August 1860 RB Old Etonians FC & Corinthians FC 3 2
  Lilley, E. Henry 23 summer 1868 LB Sheffield United FC 1 0
  Hossack, Anthony Henry 24 2 May 1867 RH Corinthians FC 1 0
  Winckworth, William Norman 22 9 February 1870 CH Old Westminsters FC & Corinthians FC 1 0
  Kinsey, George 25 20 June 1866 LH Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1 0
  Gosling, R. Cunliffe 23 15 June 1868 OR Old Etonians FC & Corinthians FC 1 0
  Cotterill, George H. 23 4 April 1868 IR Old Brightonians FC & Corinthians FC 2 1
Henfrey, Arthur G. 24 19 December 1867 CF Cambridge University AFC & Corinthians FC 2 2
  Schofield, Joseph A. 21 1 January 1871 IL Stoke FC 1 0
Sandilands, Rupert R. 23 7 August 1868 OL Old Westminsters FC & Corinthians FC 1 1

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Bob Holmes (Preston North End FC) withdrew from the initial line-up, replaced by Arthur Dunn.
The least experienced team England gave fielded since their second match.
   
2-3-5 Toone -
Dunn, Lilley -
Hossack, Winckworth, Kinsey -
Gosling, Cotterill, Henfrey, Schofield, Sandilands

Averages:

Age 23.8 Appearances/Goals 1.4 0.4

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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