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117 vs. Ireland
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119 vs. Scotland

Monday, 16 March 1914
Home International Championship 1913-14 (31st) Match

Wales 0 England 2 [0-0]
 


Match Summary
Wales Squad

England Squad

Team Records

Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, Glamorgan
Attendance: 17,586; Receipts £1037 (a new Welsh record);
Kick-off tbc

England - Joe Smith ('a hot low shot, after Peers had fisted out a Hampton header' 50), Billy Wedlock (Wedlock back-heeled to Brittleton, and receiving the ball again, kicked high towards goal' 70);
Results 1901-14

Wales won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Wales

Type

England

Referee - James Mason
Burslem, England

Linesmen - M.C. Frowde, Dorset and not known

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Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 21st
Colours: Red shirts and white shorts
Capt: Ted Vizard Selectors: Team selection chosen by Committee, following the Scottish match, on Saturday, 28 February 1914.
Wales Lineup
  Peers, Edward 27 31 December 1886 G Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, England 3 4 GA
  Russell, Moses R. 25 20 May 1888 RB Merthyr Town AFC 3 0
  Matthias, Thomas J. 23 7 November 1890 LB Wrexham AFC 2 0
  Hewitt, Thomas J. 24 26 April 1889 RH South Liverpool FC, England 8 0
  Davies, Lloyd L. 37 23 February 1877 CH Northampton Town FC, England 16 1
  Jennings, William 21 25 February 1893 LH Bolton Wanderers FC, England 2 0
  Meredith, William H. 39 30 July 1874 OR Manchester United, England 45 10
  Wynn, George 27 14 October 1886 IR Manchester City FC, England 11 1
  Rowlands, Alfred Stanley 24 12 November 1889 CF Tranmere Rovers FC, England 1 0
  Davies, William C. 30/31 1883 IL Crystal Palace FC, England 4 0
  Vizard, Edward
 injured off 40th min.
24 7 June 1889 OL Bolton Wanderers FC, England 8 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Three changes were made from the original selection. Matthias replaced Manchester City FC's Ted Hughes, who was needed for the Cup tie, as was clubmate Lot Jones, who was replaced by Bolton Wanderers FC's Evan Jones, at inside-left. Millwall Athletic FC's Walter Davis was also unavailable, his place was filled by Billy Davies. A.S. Rowlands then replaced Evan Jones. Rowlands and Davies then swapped places.
Ted Vizard injured his right ankle and retired. He did try to carry on, returning to the field, but ultimately, he had to retire after forty minutes play.
   
2-3-5 Peers -
Russell, Matthias -
Hewitt,
L.Davies, Jennings -
Meredith, Wynn, Rowlands,
W.Davies, Vizard.
Notes: Wales played with four in the second half.

Averages:

Age 27.4-5 Appearances/Goals 9.4 1.1

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 1st
Colours: White collared jerseys and navy blue shorts
Capt: Bob Crompton, 21st captaincy Selectors:
In Charge: Charles C. Crump
The seven-man FA International Selection Committee, following the inter-league match, on .
85th match, W 61 - D 15 - L 8 - F 289 - A 73.
England Lineup
  Hardy, Sam 30 26 August 1882 G Aston Villa FC 17 12 GA
  Crompton, Robert 34 26 September 1879 RB Blackburn Rovers FC 40 0
  Colclough, A. Horace 25 5 November 1888 LB Crystal Palace FC 1 0
  Brittleton, J. Thomas 31 23 April 1882 RH The Wednesday FC 5 0
Wedlock, William J. 33 28 October 1880 CH Bristol City FC 26 2
  McNeal, Robert 23 15 January 1891 LH West Bromwich Albion FC 1 0
  Simpson, John 28 25 December 1885 OR Blackburn Rovers FC 8 1
  Shea, Daniel 26 6 November 1887 IR Blackburn Rovers FC 2 0
  Hampton, J. Henry 28 21 April 1885 CF Aston Villa FC 3 2
Smith, Joseph 24 25 June 1889 IL Bolton Wanderers FC 2 1
  Mosscrop, Edwin 24 16 June 1889 OL Burnley FC 1 0

reserves:

Leeds City FC's Billy McLeod and Aston Villa FC's Jimmy Harrop.

team notes:

West Bromwich Albion FC's Jesse Pennington was the original selected left-back, bu his injury led to his place going to Horace Colclough.
Bob Crompton extends his tally as England's record cap holder.
   
2-3-5 Hardy -
Crompton, Pennington -
Brittleton, Wedlock, McNeal -
Simpson, Shea, Hampton, Smith, Mosscrop.

Averages:

Age 26.0 Appearances/Goals 9.6 0.4

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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