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Saturday, 28 February 1925
Home International Championship 1924-25 (37th) Match

Wales 1 England 2 [1-2]
 

Vetch Field, Glamorgan Street, Swansea, Glamorgan
Attendance: 8,000;
Kick-off: 3.00 pm GMT

Wales - Fred Keenor (fired in a low shot that swerved in the mud from a Fowler cross 36)
England - Frank Roberts (shot into an empty net after Gray closed down Cook 11, headed in a Dorrell cross 15)
Rothman's state that Keenor's goal was a Bower own goal
Match Summary
Wales Squad

England Squad
Results 1919-30

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Wales

Type

England

Referee - John Cahill
Liverpool
 
Linesmen -
Lt. E.W. Beetham RN, and not known.
 
This match had been in doubt because of the state of the pitch, but it had recovered sufficiently in the previous week to allow the game to take place. Although, it was still stated as 'deplorable'.
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Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 21st
Colours: Made by St. Margaret's - Red shirts with white laced-up collars, white shorts, red socks
Capt: Fred Keenor Selectors: Team selection chosen by Committee.
Wales Lineup
  Gray, Albert 24 23 September 1900 G Oldham Athletic FC, England 5 6 GA
  Morley, Ernest J. 23 11 September 1901 RB Swansea Town FC 1 0
  Russell, Moses R. 36 20 May 1888 LB Plymouth Argyle FC, England 19 1
  Jenkins, Edward nk not known RH Lovell's Athletic FC 1 0
Keenor, Frederick C. 30 31 July 1894 CH Cardiff City FC 14 2
  Thomas, Edgar 29/30 1895 LH Cardiff Corinthians AFC 1 0
  Davies, William 24 10 March 1900 OR Cardiff City FC 5 2
  Nicholls, John B.L. 26 14 February 1898 IR Cardiff City FC 4 0
  Fowler, Jack 25 3 December 1899 CF Swansea Town FC 1 0
  Beadles, G. Harold 27 28 September 1897 IL Cardiff City FC 2 0
  Cook, Frederick 23 20 January 1902 OL Newport County AFC 2 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

The original named right-half was Corinthians FC's G.B.R. Moulsdale, his place going to Jenkins. Also, on the left wing was Bolton Wanderers FC's Waylon Jennings, his place going to Thomas. Up until the day of the match, Bolton Wanderers FC's Ted Vizard was the outside-left, his place going to Cook.
 
2-3-5 Gray -
Morley, Russell -
Jenkins, Keenor, Thomas -
Davies, Nicholls, Fowler, Beadles, Cook

Averages:

Age 26.7/8 Appearances/Goals 5.0 0.4

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 7th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: A.G. Bower, second captaincy Selectors:
In charge: G.T. Wagstaffe Simmons
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following the trial match, on Saturday, 21 February 1925.
111th match, W 74 - D 22 - L 15 - F 343 - A 107.
England Lineup
  Pym, Richard H. 32 2 February 1893 G Bolton Wanderers FC 1 2 GA
  Ashurst, William 30 4 May 1894 RB Notts County FC 4 0
  Bower, Alfred George 29 10 November 1895 LB Corinthians FC, Casuals FC & Old Carthusians FC 4 0
  Hill, John H. 27 2 March 1897 RH Burnley FC 1 0
  Spencer, Charles R. 25 4 December 1899 CH Newcastle United FC 2 0
  Graham, Leonard 23 20 August 1901 LH Millwall Athletic FC 1 0
  Kelly, Robert 31 16 November 1893 OR Burnley FC 10 6
Roberts, Frank 30 3 April 1894 IR Manchester City FC 2 2
  Cook, Thomas E.R. 24 5 February 1901 CF Brighton & Hove Albion FC 1 0
  Walker, William H. 27 29 October 1897 IL Aston Villa FC 10 7
  Dorrell, Arthur R. 28 30 March 1896 OL Aston Villa FC 2 0

reserves:

Jack Townrow (Clapton Orient FC) and Joe Carter (West Bromwich Albion FC)

team notes:

The feature of this English formation is that in the attack, no fewer than four club centre-forwards have been included,
 
2-3-5 Pym -
Ashurst, Bower -
Hill, Spencer, Graham -
Kelly, Roberts, Cook, Walker, Dorrell

Averages:

Age 27.8 Appearances/Goals 3.5 1.2

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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