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101 vs. Scotland

Monday, 15 March 1909
Home International Championship 1908-09 (26th) Match

England 2 Wales 0 [2-0]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Wales Squad
Team Records

City Ground, Pavilion Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Attendance: 11,500;
Kick-off tbc

England - George Holley ('converted a fine Woodward dribble' 15), Bert Freeman ('converted hard and low from a Woodward pass' 42);
Results 1901-14

England won the toss, Wales kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

 

Officials

England

Type

Wales

Referee - David Phillips
Scotland

Linesmen - Arthur G. Hines (England) and unknown

  Goal Attempts  
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  Possession  

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: White collared jerseys and navy blue shorts
Capt: Vivian Woodward, ninth captaincy Selectors: The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, on Monday, 9 March 1909.
68th match, W 50 - D 12 - L 6 - F 241 - A 57.
England Lineup
  Hardy, Sam 26 26 August 1882 G Liverpool FC 6 3 GA
  Crompton, Robert 29 26 September 1879 RB Blackburn Rovers FC 23 0
  Pennington, Jesse 25 23 August 1883 LB West Bromwich Albion FC 7 0
  Warren, Benjamin 29 7 May 1879 RH Chelsea FC 15 1
  Wedlock, William J. 28 28 October 1880 CH Bristol City FC 12 1
  Veitch, Colin C.M. 27 22 May 1881 LH Newcastle United FC 6 0
  Pentland, Frederick B.
 injured 15th min
25 29 July 1883 OR Middlesbrough FC 1 0
  Woodward, Vivian J. 29 3 June 1879 IR Tottenham Hotspur FC 18 18
Freeman, Bertram C. 23 October 1885 CF Everton FC 1 1
Holley, George H. 23 20 November 1885 IL Sunderland AFC 1 1
  Bridgett, G. Arthur 26 11 October 1882 OL Sunderland AFC 8 2

reserves:

Manchester United FC's Dick Duckworth and Swindon Town FC's Harold Fleming.

team notes:

Bob Crompton equalled Steve Bloomer's record caps tally, in this team that had equalled the oldest team England have fielded thus far.
Just before the first goal, Fred Pentland collided with Charlie Morris and had to retire from the game.
   
2-3-5 Hardy -
Crompton, Pennington -
Warren, Wedlock, Veitch -
Pentland, Woodward, Freeman, Holley, Bridgett.

Averages:

Age 26.4 Appearances/Goals 8.9 2.0

 

Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 19th
Colours: Probably red shirts and white shorts
Capt: Charlie Morris Selectors: Team selection chosen by Committee, following a series of trial matches, on .
Wales Lineup
  Roose, Leigh R. 31 27 November 1877 G Sunderland AFC, England 19 32 GA
  Blew, Horace E. 31 January 1878 RB Wrexham AFC 21 0
  Morris, Charles R. 28 29 August 1880
Born in Oswestry, Shropshire
LB Derby County FC, England 20 0
  Parry, Maurice P.
 injured towards the end
31 7 November 1877 RH Liverpool FC, England 16 0
  Peake, Ernest 20 May 1888 CH Liverpool FC, England 3 0
  Price, I. Haydn 25/26 1883 LH Wrexham AFC 4 0
  Meredith, William H. 34 30 July 1874 OR Manchester United, England 29 8
  Wynn, George 22 14 October 1886 IR Wrexham AFC 2 0
  Davies, William 26 13 April 1882 CF Blackburn Rovers FC, England 6 3
  Jones, William T. 26 28 June 1882 IL Manchester City FC, England 11 5
  Davies, William C. 25/26 1883 OL West Bromwich Albion FC, England 2 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

This is the most experienced team England have faced thus far.
   
2-3-5 Roose -
Blew, Morris -
Parry, Peake, Price -
Meredith, Wynn,
W.Davies, Jones, W.C.Davies.

Averages:

Age 27.2-4 Appearances/Goals 12.1 1.5

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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