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Monday, 8 December 1924
Football Association Friendly Match

England 4 Belgium 0 [1-0]
 

The Hawthorns, Sandwell, West Bromwich, Staffordshire
Attendance: 15,405;
Kick-off: tbc GMT

Match Summary
England Squad

Belgium Squad

England - Billy Walker (penalty saved <15)
England - Joe Bradford (powerful long range shot 17, ran through and scored again 61), Billy Walker (a low shot following a Bradford one-two 60, clever right-wing play 66)
Results 1919-30

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Belgium

Referee - James Robert MacFarlane
Scotland

Linesmen - J.E. Head, Birmingham, and not known



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  Possession  

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 8th to 7th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: A.G. Bower, first captaincy Selectors:
In Charge: H. Keys
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following the trial match, on Wednesday, 26 November 1924.
110th match, W 73 - D 22 - L 15 - F 341 - A 106.
England Lineup
  Hardy, Harry 29 14 January 1895 G Stockport County FC 1 0 GA
  Ashurst, William 30 4 May 1894 RB Notts County FC 3 0
  Bower, Alfred George 29 10 November 1895 LB Corinthians FC, Casuals FC & Old Carthusians FC 3 0
  Magee, Thomas P. 25 12 May 1899 RH West Bromwich Albion FC 3 0
  Butler, John D. 30 14 August 1894
in Ceylon
CH The Arsenal FC 1 0
  Ewer, Frederick H. 26 30 September 1898 LH Casuals FC & Corinthians FC 2 0
  Osborne, Frank R. 28 14 October 1896
in South Africa
OR Tottenham Hotspur FC 3 0
  Roberts, Frank 30 3 April 1894 IR Manchester City FC 1 0
Bradford, Joseph 23 22 January 1901 CF Birmingham FC 2 3
Walker, William H. 27 29 October 1897 IL Aston Villa FC 9 7
  Dorrell, Arthur R. 28 30 March 1896 OL Aston Villa FC 1 0

reserves:

Percy Barton (Birmingham FC) and Bob Kelly (Burnley FC)
 
2-3-5 Hardy -
Ashurst, Bower -
Magee, Butler, Ewer -
Osborne, Roberts, Bradford, Walker, Dorrell

Averages:

Age 27.7 Appearances/Goals 2.6 0.5

 

Belgium Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 19th
Colours: Probably Black shirts, black shorts and black socks
Capt: Armand Swartenbroeks Selectors: William Sturrock Maxwell, 48 (21 September 1876)
Belgium Lineup
  de Bie, Jan 32 9 May 1892 G Royal Racing Club de Bruxelles 22 34 GA
  Swartenbroeks, Armand J.A.A. 32 30 June 1892 RB Daring Club de Bruxelles Societe Royale 30 0
  Baes, Louis 25 15 June 1899 LB Cercle Sportif Brugeois 1 0
  Cnudde, Julien 27 22 May 1897 RH Union Saint-Gilloise Societe Royale 1 0
  Augustus, Joseph 26 15 November 1898 CH Royal Antwerp FC 3 0
  Braine, Pierre E.E. 24 26 October 1900 LH Beerschot AC 4 1
  Dries, Léopold 23 27 September 1901 OR Berchem Sport 2 0
  Gillis, Maurice 27 6 November 1897 IR Royal Standard Club Liege 13 4
  Adams, Ferdinand E. 21 3 May 1903 CF SC Anderlechtois 2 1
  Grimmonprez, Laurent G. 21 14 December 1902 IL Racing Club de Gand 3 0
  Bastin, Désiré 24 4 March 1900 OL Royal Antwerp FC 16 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Coach, Willie Maxwell, played for Scotland against England in 1898.
The Belgium team had three alterations to that originally named.
 
2-3-5 de Bie -
Swartenbroeks, Baes -
Cnudde, Augustus, Braine -
Dries, Gillis, Adams, Grimmonprez, Bastin.

Averages:

Age 25.6 Appearances/Goals 8.8 0.5

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Belgianfootball.be

Rothmans Yearbooks
Textbelgium/teams
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