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107 vs. Scotland

first test vs. South Africa
unofficial 34
third test vs. South Africa
108 vs. Ireland


Saturday, 23 July 1910
FA Tour of South Africa, Second Test

South Africa 2 England 6 [1-3]


Wanderers Ground, Johannesburg, Transvaal Province
Attendance: 13,000; Kick-off tbc

Match Summary
South Africa Party
England Party

England - Harold Fleming (' a fine goal' 1 'from a Wall cross' 68), Vivian Woodward ('Holley shot hit the post, Woodward scored the rebound' 35 'after a rush' 70), George Wall ('a beautiful shot' 40), George Holley ('a fine goal' 65)
South Africa - Messer ('freekick equalised' 30), Hartigan ('combined play' 50)
Unofficial Results

England won the toss, South Africa kicked-off.


Match Summary


South Africa



Referee - x

Linesmen - not known

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
  Fouls Conceded  

South Africa Team



not applicable Colours: x
Capt: Mitchell Selectors: x
South Africa Lineup
  Martin - - G -
  Ford - - RB -
  Vivian - - LB -
  Mitchell - - RH -
  Sulzewedel - - CH -
  Baird - - LH -
  Lincoln - - OR -
  Hawkins - - IR -
Hartigan - - CF -
Messer - - IL -
  Rimmer - - OL -


reserves not known
formation formation -

England Team



not applicable Colours: White collared jerseys and navy blue shorts
Capt: Probably Vivian Woodward Selector:
In Charge:
Charles Hughes
The two-man FA International Selection Committee (Charlie Clegg & Charles Crump). Selection began as early as 31 January 1910, with more added on 7 March.
England Lineup
  Lievesley, Joseph 26 25 July 1883 G Sheffield United FC
  Benson, Robert W. 27 9 February 1883 RB Sheffield United FC
  Bulcock, Joseph nk not known (not 1884) LB Crystal Palace FC
  Duckworth, Richard 27 14 September 1882 RH Manchester United FC
  Wedlock, William J. 29 28 October 1880 CH Bristol City FC
  Sturgess, Albert 27 21 October 1882 LH Sheffield United FC
  Raine, James E. 24 3 March 1886 OR Glossop North End FC
Fleming, Harold J. 23 30 April 1887 IR Swindon Town FC
Woodward, Vivian J. 31 3 June 1879 CF Chelsea FC
Holley, George H. 24 20 November 1885 IL Sunderland AFC
Wall, George 25 20 February 1885 OL Manchester United FC


Everton FC's Arthur Berry, Manchester United FC's Vince Hayes, Bury FC's Billy Hibbert, Brighton & Hove Albion FC's Joe Leeming, Derby County FC's George Richards, Glossop North End FC's Ivan Sharpe, Swindon Town FC's Billy Silto.

team notes:

Liverpool FC's Sam Hardy was the original goalkeeper, but had to cry off following the match with Scotland. Another, Nottingham Forest FC's Walter Dudley, declined to travel. Southampton FC's Frank Jefferis was due to take part.
On 3 June, Hull City AFC's Gordon Wright was replaced in the Party by Glossop North End FC's Ivan Sharpe.
2-3-5 Lievesley -
Benson, Bulcock -
Duckworth, Wedlock, Sturgess -
Raine, Fleming, Woodward, Holley, Wall.


    Match Report

Source Notes

The Scotsman