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71 vs. Ireland
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73 vs. Scotland

Monday, 18 March 1901
Home International Championship 1900-01 (18th) Match

England 6 Wales 0 [1-0]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Wales Squad
Team Records

St. James' Park, Gallowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland
Attendance: 11,000;
Receipts £640; Kick-off 'in the afternoon'

England - Steve Bloomer ('a fast high shot' 35, 'Needham free-kick, from which Corbett passed to Bloomer' 60, 'a pretty oblique shot of the far post, from a Bennett cross' 80, 'following a Morris mistake, racing on' 85), Ernest Needham (penalty 51), Tip Foster ('fast shot close on goal' 82).
Results 1901-14

Wales won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Wal

es
Referee - Thomas Robertson
36 (1 December 1864), Torrance, Stirlingshire, Scotland Football Association

Linesmen - Percy Alexander Timbs, 35 (13 June 1865), St. Giles, London, England and J. Thomas, Wales.

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England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: White jerseys and navy blue knickerbockers
Capt: Ernest Needham, first captaincy Selectors: The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, following the international match on Saturday, 9 March 1891.
41st match, W 32 - D 5 - L 4 - F 164 - A 37.
England Lineup
  Kingsley, Matthew 25/26 1875 G Newcastle United FC 1 0 GA
  Crabtree, James W. 29 23 December 1871 RB Aston Villa FC 13 0
  Oakley, William J. 27 27 April 1873 LB Corinthians FC 15 0
  Wilkes, Albert 26 October 1874 RH Aston Villa FC 1 0
  Bannister, William 22 December 1878 CH Burnley FC 1 0
Needham, Ernest 28 21 January 1873 LH Sheffield United FC 14 3
  Bennett, Walter 26 29 April 1874 OR Sheffield United FC 1 0

Bloomer, Stephen 26 20 January 1874 IR Derby County FC 13 24
  Beats, William E. 29 13 November 1871 CF Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1 0
Foster, Reginald E. 22 16 April 1878 IL Old Malvernians FC & Corinthians FC 3 2
  Corbett, Bertie O. 25 15 May 1875 OL Corinthians FC 1 0

reserves:

Charles Sagar (Bury)

team notes:

Aston Villa FC's Stephen Smith withdrew from the original line-up through injury, his place went to Corbett. Frank Forman also dropped out because of a back injury, during Nottingham Forest FC's match against West Bromwich Albion FC a week previous, replaced with Billy Bannister.
   
2-3-5 Kingsley -
Crabtree, Oakley -
Wilkes, Bannister, Needham -
Bennett, Bloomer, Beats, Foster, Corbett.

Averages:

Age 26.0 Appearances/Goals 5.8 2.1

 

Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 5th
Colours: Green/white halved shirts and black shorts
Capt: Charlie Morris Selectors: Team selection chosen by Committee, following a series of trial matches, before Saturday, 9 March 1901.
Wales Lineup
  Roose, Leigh R. 23 27 November 1877 G London Welsh FC, England 3 7 GA
  Meredith, Samuel 28 5 September 1872 RB Chirk AAA FC 3 0
  Morris, Charles R. 20 29 August 1880
Born in Oswestry, Shropshire
LB Derby County FC, England 5 0
  Parry, Maurice P. 23 7 November 1877 RH Liverpool FC, England 2 0
  Jones, William J. 24/25 1876 CH Aberdare FC 2 0
  Hughes, Edward 24/25 1876 LH Tottenham Hotspur FC, England 4 0
  Pugh, D. Henry 26 early 1875 OR Lincoln City AFC, England 7 2
  Meredith, William H. 26 30 July 1874 IR Manchester City, England 13 6
  Morgan-Owen, Morgan M. 24 20 February 1877 CF Rhyl FC & Corinthians FC, England 7 2
  Parry, Thomas D. 20/21 early 1880
Born in Oswestry, Shropshire
IL Oswestry FC 5 3
  Williams, Ephraim 23 winter 1877 OL Druids FC 2 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Harry Pugh replaced Nottingham Forest FC's Granville Morris, who was injured during Forest's match against West Bromwich Albion FC a week previous.
Sam and Billy Meredith, as well as Tom and Maurice Parry, were brothers.
   
2-3-5 Roose -
S.Meredith, Morris -
M.Parry, Jones, Hughes -
Pugh, W.Meredith, Morgan-Owen, T.Parry, Williams.

Averages:

Age 23.1-24.0 Appearances/Goals 4.8 1.3

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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