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111 vs. Ireland
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113 vs. Scotland

Monday, 11 March 1912
Home International Championship 1911-12 (29th) Match

Wales 0 England 2 [0-2]
 


Match Summary
Wales Squad

England Squad

Team Records

The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, Denbighshire
Attendance: 10,000;
Kick-off tbc

England - George Holley ('after getting a clear opening following a Simpson cross' 2), Bert Freeman ('received the ball while apparently in an offside position and going through, he had Evans beaten all the way' 41);
Results 1901-14

England won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Wales

Type

England

Referee - Thomas R. Dougray
Scotland

Linesmen - J. Butterfield, Liverpool, and not known

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

Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 20th
Colours: Red shirts with white laced collar, and white shorts
Capt: Llewelyn Davies Selectors: Team selection chosen by Committee, following the Scotland match, on Saturday, 2 March 1912.
Wales Lineup
  Evans, Robert O. 30 August 1881 G Coventry City FC, England 9 16 GA
  Davies, Llewelyn C. 30/31 1881 RB Wrexham AFC 8 0
  Davies, Lloyd L. 35 23 February 1877 LB Northampton Town FC, England 11 1
  Hughes, Edwin 25/26 1886 RH Wrexham AFC 12 0
  Peake, Ernest 23 May 1888 CH Liverpool FC, England 8 0
  Jones, Joseph T. 25 9 January 1887 LH Stoke FC, England 2 0
  Meredith, William H. 37 30 July 1874 OR Manchester United, England 38 9
  Wynn, George 25 14 October 1886 IR Manchester City FC, England 7 1
  Jones, Evan 23 20 October 1888 CF Oldham Athletic FC, England 6 0
  Morris, A. Grenville 34 13 April 1877 IL Nottingham Forest FC, England 21 8
  Vizard, Edward T. 22 7 June 1889 OL Bolton Wanderers FC, England 5 0

reserves:

reserves not known
   
2-3-5 Evans -
Llew.Davies, Lloyd Davies -
Hughes, Peake,
J.Jones -
Meredith, Wynn,
E.Jones, Morris, Vizard.

Averages:

Age 28.1 Appearances/Goals 11.5 1.7

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: White collared jerseys and navy blue shorts
Capt: Bob Crompton, fifteenth captaincy Selectors:
In charge: Charles Crump
The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, following the trial match, on Monday, 26 February 1912.
79th match, W 58 - D 14 - L 7 - F 277 - A 67.
England Lineup
  Williamson, Reginald G. 27 6 June 1884 G Middlesbrough FC 5 3 GA
  Crompton, Robert 32 26 September 1879 RB Blackburn Rovers FC 34 0
  Pennington, Jesse 28 23 August 1883 LB West Bromwich Albion FC 18 0
  Brittleton, J. Thomas 29 23 April 1882 RH The Wednesday FC 2 0
  Wedlock, William J. 31 28 October 1880 CH Bristol City FC 24 1
  Makepeace, J.W. Henry 30 22 August 1881 LH Everton FC 3 0
  Simpson, John 26 25 December 1885 OR Blackburn Rovers FC 5 1
  Jefferis, Frank 27 3 July 1884 IR Everton FC 1 0
Freeman, Bertram C. 26 October 1885 CF Burnley FC 4 3
Holley, George H. 26 20 November 1885 IL Sunderland AFC 8 7
  Evans, Robert E. 26 19 October 1885 OL Sheffield United FC 4 1

reserves:

Woolwich Arsenal FC's Andy Ducat and Oxford City FC's Arthur Berry.

team notes:

Holley replaced Swindon Town FC's Harold Fleming, who was carrying an injury, at inside-left.
Bob Crompton extends his tally as England's record cap holder, in this, the oldest team to be fielded by England thus far, a record broken for the fourth match in a row.
   
2-3-5 Williamson -
Crompton, Pennington -
Brittleton, Wedlock, Makepeace -
Simpson, Jefferis, Freeman, Holley, Evans.

Averages:

Age 28.0 Appearances/Goals 9.8 1.0

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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