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Thursday, 10 May 1923
End-of-Season Tour Friendly Match

France 1 England 4 [0-2]
 

Match Summary
France Squad

England Squad

Stade Pershing, Bois de Vincennes, Paris
Attendance: 30,000;
Kick-off: tbc

England - Jackie Hegan (Mony deflected a hard shot into the goal 9, Hegan and Creek rushed the ball thro' from an Osborne centre 84), Charlie Buchan (shot from a Buchan neat pass 35), Norman Creek (scored from a Buchan centre 55).
France - Jules Dewaquez (a shot from Dubly's cross 89)
French records state it was a Mony own goal
Results 1919-30

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

France

Type

England

Referee - Charles Barette
(1877), Belgium

Linesmen - not known

During the morning, FA vice-president, John Lewis, laid a wreath on the tomb of the French Unknown Warrior under the Arc de Triomphe.

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France Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 29th
Colours: Pale blue shirts and white shorts
Capt: Lucien Gamblin Selectors: Chosen by a Selection Committee
France Lineup
  Chayriguès, Pierre 31 1 May 1892 G Red Star Amical Club 15 36 GA
  Mony, Pierre 27 23 March 1896 RB CA Sports de la Société Générale 5 0
  Gamblin, Lucien 32 22 July 1890 LB Red Star Amical Club 17 0
  Mistral, Louis 22 4 August 1900 RH Olympique de Paris 4 0
  Hugues, François 26 13 August 1896 CH Red Star Amical Club 17 1
  Bonnardel, Philippe 23 28 July 1899 LH Red Star Amical Club 13 0
Dewaquez, Jules A. 24 8 March 1899 OR Olympique de Paris 17 5
  Darques, Louis 26/27 1896 IR Olympique de Paris 8 1
  Dangles, Marcel 24 26 February 1899 CF FC Cette 1 0
  Bard, Henri 31 29 April 1892 IL Racing Club de France 17 6
  Dubly, Raymond L. 29 5 November 1893 OL RC de Roubaix 24 4

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Marcel Dangles replaced the original centre-forward, Nicholas, who was injured in the previous week's Coupe de FranceFinal.
Raymond Dubly extends his French record cap tally
 
2-3-5 Chayriguès -
Mony, Gamblin -
Mistral, Hugues, Bonnardel -
Dewaquez, Darques, Dangles, Bard, Dubly.

Averages:

Age 26.8/9 Appearances/Goals 12.5 1.5

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 7th to 5th
Colours: The 1903 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Charlie Buchan, second captaincy Selectors:
In charge: John Lewis
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, on Friday, 13 April 1923
101st match, W 68 - D 20 - L 13 - F 319 - A 94.
One source states Norman Creek
England Lineup
  Alderson, John T. 32 January 1891 G Crystal Palace FC 1 1 GA
  Cresswell, Warneford 25 5 November 1897 RB Sunderland AFC 2 0
  Jones, Harry 31 24 May 1891 LB Nottingham Forest FC 1 0
  Plum, Seth L. 23 15 July 1899 RH Charlton Athletic FC 1 0
  Seddon, James 27 20 May 1895 CH Bolton Wanderers FC 1 0
  Barton, Percy A. 30 early 1893 LH Birmingham FC 3 0
  Osborne, Frank R. 26 14 October 1896
in South Africa
OR Fulham FC 2 0
Buchan, Charles M. 31 22 September 1891 IR Sunderland AFC 5 4
Creek, F. Norman S. 25 12 January 1898 CF Corinthians FC 1 1
  Hartley, Frank, injured off 60 min. 26 20 July 1896 IL Oxford City FC & Tottenham Hotspur FC 1 0
Hegan, Lt. Kenneth E. 22 24 January 1901 OL 1st reserve Dublin Fusiliers & Corinthians FC 2 4

reserves:

Harold Pantling (Sheffield United FC) and Bill Brown (West Ham United FC)

team notes:

Original goalkeeper, West Bromwich Albion FC's 36 year-old Hubert Pearson was replaced by Alderson. The left-back position was given to Southampton FC's Frank Titmuss, his place going to Jones. Plymouth Argyle FC's Jack Hill's centre-half berth was given to a third debutant, Seddon.
Frank Hartley tripped over the French goalkeeper, Chayriguès, and injured his knee and had to retire after about an hours play.
 
2-3-5 Alderson -
Cresswell, Jones -
Plum, Seddon, Barton -
Osborne, Buchan, Creek, Hartley, Hegan.

Averages:

Age 27.1 Appearances/Goals 1.8 0.4

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

TheFA.com
FFF.Fr
AllezLesBleus.Fr
Rothmans

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