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53 vs. Ireland

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55 vs. Scotland

Monday, 18 March 1895
Home International Championship 1894-95 (12th) Match

England 1 Wales 1 [0-0]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Wales Squad
Team Records

Recreation Ground, Queen's Club, Palliser Road, West Kensington, London
A
ttendance: 3,000; Kick-off 3.40pm GMT

Wales - Billy Lewis ('got the ball 30 yards from the posts and dodging Oakley, got in his shot' 69)
England - Rupert Sandilands ('made a short run and scored with a long shot' 74)
Results 1891-1900

England won the toss, Wales kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

 
Officials

England

Type

Wa

les
Referee - Thomas R. Park
32/33 (1862), Glasgow, Scotland

Linesmen - William Pickford, 33 (winter 1861 in Little Lever, Lancashire), Bournemouth (Hampshire FA treasurer) & F.T. Evans, Wrexham.

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England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: White jerseys and navy blue knickerbockers
Capt: Charles Wreford-Brown, first certain captaincy, possible second Selectors: The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, on Saturday, 9 March 1895, at the Midland Hotel, Derby, following the Ireland match, along with the FA Cup semi-final draw.
23rd match, W 18 - D 4 - L 1 - F 96 - A 21.
England Lineup
  Raikes, George B. 22 14 March 1873 G Oxford University AFC & Corinthians FC 1 1 GA
  Lodge, L. Vaughan 22 21 December 1872 RB Cambridge University AFC & Corinthians FC 2 0
  Oakley, William J. 21 27 April 1873 LB Oxford University AFC & Corinthians FC 1 0
  Henfrey, Arthur G. 27 19 December 1867 RH Corinthians FC 3 2
  Wreford-Brown, Charles 28 9 October 1866 CH Old Carthusians FC & Corinthians FC 3 0
  Barker, Richard R. 25 29 May 1869 LH Casuals FC & Corinthians FC 1 0
  Stanbrough, M. Hugh 24 2 September 1870 OR Old Carthusians FC & Corinthians FC & Casuals FC 1 0
  Dewhurst, Gerard P. 23 14 February 1872 IR Liverpool Ramblers FC & Corinthians FC 1 0
  Smith, Gilbert O. 22 25 November 1872 CF Oxford University AFC, Old Carthusians FC & Corinthians FC 4 1
  Gosling, R. Cunliffe 26 15 June 1868 IL Old Etonians FC & Corinthians FC 4 2
Sandilands, Rupert R. 26 7 August 1868 OL Old Westminsters FC & Corinthians FC 4 3

reserves:

reserves not known
 
2-3-5 Raikes -
Lodge, Oakley -
Henfrey, Wreford-Brown, Barker -
Stanbrough, Dewhurst, Smith, Gosling, Sandilands
Notes: Sandilands and Dewhurst swapped wings after the Welsh scored.

Averages:

Age 24.2 Appearances/Goals 2.3 0.7

 

Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 5th
Colours: Probably blue and red halves shirts and white shorts
Capt: James Trainer Selectors: Team selection chosen by Committee, following a series of trial matches, on Thursday, 7 March 1895.
Wales Lineup
  Trainer, James 32 7 January 1863 G Preston North End FC, England 12 42 GA
  Parry, Charles F. 25 early 1870 RB Everton FC, England 5 0
  Jones, David 27/28 1867 LB Chirk AAA FC & Bolton Wanderers FC, England 11 0
  Williams, George 32/33 1862 RH Chirk AAA FC 4 0
  Jenkyns, Caeser A.L. 28 24 August 1866 CH Small Heath FC, England 4 0
  Jones, John L. 28/29 early 1866 LH Ruddlan FC & Sheffield United FC, England 2 0
  Meredith, William H. 20 30 July 1874 OR Chirk AAA FC & Manchester City FC, England 2 0
  Davies, Joseph 28 summer 1866 IR Chirk AAA FC & Sheffield United FC, England 6 0
  Trainer, Henry 22 winter 1872 CF Wrexham AFC 2 2
  Pryce-Jones, Albert W. 24 26 May 1870 IL Newtown FC 1 0
Lewis, William 30/31 1864 OL Bangor FC & Chester FC, England 21 5

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

The Welsh Selection Committee chose the teams to face Ireland and England at the same council meeting on 7 March 1895.
Jimmy and Harry Trainer were cousins
This is the oldest team to face England thus far.
 
2-3-5 Trainer -
Parry,
D.Jones -
Williams, Jenkyns,
J.Jones -
Davies, Meredith, Pryce-Jones, Lewis, Trainer.

Averages:

Age 26.9-27.3 Appearances/Goals 6.4 3.6

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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