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147 vs. Ireland

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149 vs. Scotland

Monday, St. David's Day, 1 March 1926
Home International Championship 1925-26 (38th) Match

England 1 Wales 3 [0-1]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Wales Squad

Selhurst Park, South Norwood, London
Attendance: 23,000; Receipts: £1,600;
Kick-off: tbc GMT

Wales - Jack Fowler (Vizard rounded Cresswell and cenred for Fowler's left foot shot just inside the post 42, charged down Pym and finished with a left foot shot 57), Willie Davies (left footed shot curling through to the corner of the goal 60)
England - Billy Walker (headed in from an Urwin return 47)
Results 1919-30

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Wales

Referee - William E. Russell
England

Linesmen - not known
 

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England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 10th to 13th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Sam Wadsworth, third captaincy Selectors:
In Charge: G.T. Wagstaffe Simmons
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following the trial match, on Monday, 22 February 1926.
115th match, W 75 - D 23 - L 17 - F 347 - A 114.
England Lineup
  Pym, Richard H. 33 2 February 1893 G Bolton Wanderers FC 3 7 GA
  Cresswell, Warneford 28 5 November 1897 RB Sunderland AFC 5 0
  Wadsworth, Samuel J. 29 13 September 1896 LB Huddersfield Town AFC 8 0
  Edwards, Willis 22 28 April 1903 RH Leeds United AFC 1 0
  Townrow, John E. 24 28 March 1901 CH Clapton Orient FC 2 0
  Green, George H. 24 2 May 1901 LH Sheffield United FC 2 0
  Urwin, Thomas 30 5 February 1896 OR Newcastle United FC 4 0
  Kelly, Robert 32 16 November 1893 IR Sunderland AFC 12 5
  Bullock, Norman, injured 25 8 September 1900 CF Bury FC 2 1
Walker, William H. 27 29 October 1897 IL Aston Villa FC 14 8
  Dimmock, James H. 25 5 December 1900 OL Tottenham Hotspur FC 2 0

reserves:

Len Graham (Millwall FC) and Frank Osborne (Tottenham Hotspur FC)

team notes:

Willis Edwards becomes the 500th player to play for England.
Norman Bullock received a gash to his head early and needed attention off the pitch, when he returned, with a huge plaster on his head, he took over the outside-right position.
 
2-3-5 Pym -
Cresswell, Wadsworth -
Edwards, Townrow, Green -
Urwin
(Bullock), Kelly, Bullock, Walker, Dimmock

Averages:

Age 27.2 Appearances/Goals 5.0 1.2

 

Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 29th to 24th
Colours: Made by St. Margaret's - Red shirts with white laced-up collars, white shorts, red socks
Capt: Stanley Davies Selectors: Team selection chosen by Committee.
Wales Lineup
  Gray, Albert 25 23 September 1900 G Oldham Athletic FC, England 8 10 GA
  Russell, Moses R. 37 20 May 1888 RB Plymouth Argyle FC, England 21 1
  Jenkins, John 33/34 1892 LB Brighton & Hove Albion FC, England 7 0
  Davies, Stanley C. 27 24 April 1898 RH West Bromwich Albion FC, England 15 5
  Pullen, John 24 1 November 1901 CH Plymouth Argyle FC, England 1 0
  John, Robert F. 27 3 February 1899 LH Arsenal FC, England 4 0
Davies, William 25 10 March 1900 OR Cardiff City FC 9 3
  Davies, Leonard S. 26 28 April 1899 IR Cardiff City FC 13 3
Fowler, Jack 26 3 December 1899 CF Swansea Town FC 3 2
  Jones, Charles 26 12 December 1899 IL Nottingham Forest FC, England 1 0
  Vizard, Edward T. 36 7 June 1889 OL Bolton Wanderers FC, England 21 1

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Despite the Welsh victory, this was a 'scratch' side that had undergone mass changes up until the day of the match.
For certain, on 27 February, Charles Jones and John Pullen were added to the team.
 
2-3-5 Gray -
Russell, Jenkins -
S.Davies, Pullen, John -
W.Davies, L.Davies, Fowler, Jones, Vizard

Averages:

Age 28.4/5 Appearances/Goals 9.4 0.9

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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