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Saturday, 3 March 1902
Home International Championship 1901-02 (19th) Match

Wales 0 England 0 [0-0]
 


Match Summary
Wales Squad

England Squad

Team Records

The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, Denbighshire
Attendance: 10,000;
Kick-off 3.45pm GMT

England - Ernest Needham (missed penalty just before half-time).
First match in 52 matches that England failed to score.
Results 1901-14

Wales won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Wales

Type

England

Referee - Thomas Robertson
37 (1 December 1864), Torrance, Stirlingshire, Scotland Football Association

Linesmen - not known

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
The 1901 International Association Football Board meeting:
eighteen-yard line mark added
substitute goalkeepers
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 7th
Colours: Probably red shirts and white shorts
Capt: William Jones Selectors: Team selection chosen by Committee, following a series of trial matches.
Wales Lineup
  Roose, Leigh R. 24 27 November 1877 G Stoke FC, England 5 7 GA
  Meredith, Samuel 29 5 September 1872 RB Stoke FC, England 5 0
  Morris, Charles R. 21 29 August 1880
Born in Oswestry, Shropshire
LB Derby County FC, England 7 0
  Parry, Maurice P. 24 7 November 1877 RH Liverpool FC, England 5 0
  Jones, John L. 35/36 early 1866 CH Tottenham Hotspur FC, England 17 0
  Jones, William J. 25/26 1876 LH West Ham United FC, England 3 0
  Meredith, William H. 27 30 July 1874 OR Manchester City, England 15 6
  Watkins, W. Martin 21 summer 1880 IR Stoke FC, England 1 0
  Parry, Thomas D. 21/22 early 1880
Born in Oswestry, Shropshire
CF Oswestry FC 7 3
  Williams, Ephraim 24 winter 1877 IL Druids FC 5 0
  Morris, Richard 23 1 January 1879*
according to Liverpool FC
OL Druids FC 2 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Tottenham Hotspur FC's Edward Hughes and Manchester City FC's Richard Jones were due to play, their places went to Bill Jones and Tom Parry.
Sam and Billy Meredith, as well as Tom and Maurice Parry, were brothers. Charlie and Bobby Morris were the third set of brothers, born on the English side of the Welsh border.
   
2-3-5 Roose -
S.Meredith, C.Morris -
Parry, J.Jones, W.Jones -
W.Meredith, Watkins, Parry, Williams, R.Morris.

Averages:

Age 24.9-25.2 Appearances/Goals 6.5 0.8

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: White jerseys and navy blue knickerbockers
Capt: Tip Foster, first captaincy Selectors: The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, following the inter-league match, on Monday, 24 February 1902.
43rd match, W 32 - D 7 - L 4 - F 166 - A 39.
England Lineup
  George, William 27 29 June 1874 G Aston Villa FC 1 0 GA
  Crompton, Robert 22 26 September 1879 RB Blackburn Rovers FC 1 0
  Crabtree, James W. 30 23 December 1871 LB Aston Villa FC 14 0
  Wilkes, Albert 27 October 1874 RH Aston Villa FC 3 0
  Abbott, Walter 24 7 December 1877 CH Everton FC 1 0
Needham, Ernest 29 21 January 1873 LH Sheffield United FC 16 3
  Hogg, William 22 29 May 1879 OR Sunderland AFC 1 0
  Bloomer, Stephen 28 20 January 1874 IR Derby County FC 15 25
  Sagar, Charles 23 28 March 1878 CF Bury FC 2 1
  Foster, Reginald E. 23 16 April 1878 IL Old Malvernians FC & Corinthians FC 5 2
  Lipsham, Herbert B. 23 29 April 1878 OL Sheffield United FC 1 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Nottingham Forest FC's Frank Forman was named in the original line-up, he was replaced by Portsmouth FC's Arthur Chadwick. Unfortunately, he was unable to travel up in time for the match, so his place went to Walter Abbott.
   
2-3-5 George -
Crompton, Crabtree -
Wilkes, Abbott, Needham -
Hogg, Bloomer, Sagar, Foster, Lipsham.

Averages:

Age 25.3 Appearances/Goals 5.5 2.7

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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