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137 vs. Ireland

138
139 vs. Wales

Thursday, 1 November 1923
Football Association Friendly Match

Belgium 2 England 2 [1-1]
 

Match Summary
Belgium Squad

England Squad

Bosuil Stadion, Schoten, Antwerpen
Attendance: 40,000;
Kick-off: tbc GMT

Belgium - Henri Larnoe (7), Achille Schelstraete (penalty 75)
England - Bill Brown (32), Tommy Roberts (80)
Results 1919-30

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Belgium

Type

England

Referee - Johannes Mutters
34, (19 February 1889) Netherlands

Linesmen - not known

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Belgium Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 6th
Colours: Probably Black shirts, black shorts and black socks
Capt: Armand Swartenbroeks Selectors: William Sturrock Maxwell, 47 (21 September 1876)
Belgium Lineup
  de Bie, Jan 31 9 May 1892 G Royal Racing Club de Bruxelles 17 26 GA
  Swartenbroeks, Armand J.A.A. 31 30 June 1892 RB Daring Club de Bruxelles Societe Royale 25 0
  Verbeeck, Oscar 32 6 August 1891 LB Union Saint-Gilloise Societe Royale 19 0
  Fierens, Andréas J. 25 8 February 1898 RH Beerschot AC 14 0
  Vanhalme, Florimond 28 21 March 1895 CH Cercle Sportif Brugeois 9 0
Schelstraete, Achille 26 31 January 1897 LH Cercle Sportif Brugeois 5 1
  Goetinck, Hector 37 5 March 1886 OR Royal FC Brugeois 17 2
  Gillis, Maurice 25 6 November 1897 IR Royal Standard Club Liege 8 4
Larnoe, A. Henri 26 18 May 1897 CF Beerschot AC 16 9
  Thys, Ivan 26 29 April 1897 IL Beerschot AC 7 2
  Bastin, Désiré 23 4 March 1900 OL Royal Antwerp FC 11 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Coach, Willie Maxwell, played for Scotland against England in 1898.
 
formation formation -

Averages:

Age 28.2 Appearances/Goals 13.5 1.5

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 9th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Graham Doggart, first captaincy Selectors: The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following the trial match, on Monday, 8 October 1923.
105th match, W 70 - D 21 - L 14 - F 329 - A 101.
England Lineup
  Hufton, A. Edward 30 25 November 1892 G West Ham United FC 1 2 GA
  Cresswell, Warneford 25 5 November 1897 RB Sunderland AFC 3 0
Bower, Alfred George 27 10 November 1895 LB Corinthians FC, Casuals FC & Old Carthusians FC 2 0
  Moss, Frank 28 17 April 1895 RH Aston Villa FC 4 0
  Seddon, James 28 20 May 1895 CH Bolton Wanderers FC 4 0
  Barton, Percy A. 30 early 1893 LH Birmingham FC 4 0
  Hegan, Lt. Kenneth E. 22 24 January 1901 OR 1st reserve Dublin Fusiliers & Corinthians FC 4 4
Brown, William 23 22 August 1900 IR West Ham United FC 1 1
Roberts, W. Thomas 24 29 November 1898 CF Preston North End FC 1 1
  Doggart, A. Graham 26 2 June 1897 IL Corinthians FC 1 0
  Urwin, Thomas 27 5 February 1896 OL Middlesbrough FC 3 0

reserves:

George Armitage (Wimbledon FC) and Harold Miller (Chelsea FC)
 
2-3-5 Hufton -
Cresswell, Bower -
Moss, Seddon, Barton -
Hegan, Brown, Roberts, Doggart, Urwin

Averages:

Age 26.4 Appearances/Goals 2.5 0.3

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Belgianfootball.be

Rothmans Yearbooks
Textbelgium/teams
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