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153 vs. Scotland
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155 vs. Luxembourg

Wednesday, 11 May 1927
End-of-Season Tour Friendly Match

Belgium 1 England 9 [0-5]
 

Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Sint-Jans Molenbeek, Bruxelles
Attendance: 35,000;
Kick-off: tbc

England - George Brown (11, 34), Joe Hulme (17), Arthur Rigby (29, 53), Bill Dean (36, 47, 70), Louis Page (63).
Belgium - Florimond Vanhalme (80)
The Citizen states that De Spae scored the Belgian goal
Match Summary
Belgium Squad

England Squad
Results 1919-30

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Belgium

Type

England

Referee - Johannes Mutters
38 (19 February 1889), Netherlands

Linesmen - not known

 

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Belgium Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 19th to 20th
Colours: Probably Black shirts, black shorts and black socks
Capt: Armand Swartenbroeks Selectors: William Sturrock Maxwell, 50 (21 September 1876)
Belgium Lineup
  Caudron, Jean 31 15 November 1895 G SC Anderlechtois 12 30 GA
  Swartenbroeks, Armand J.A.A. 34 30 June 1892 RB Daring Club de Bruxelles Societe Royale 44 0
  Demol, François 30 19 August 1895 LB Union Saint-Gilloise Societe Royale 17 0
  Braine, Pierre E.E. 26 26 October 1900 RH Royal Beerschot AC 20 1
Vanhalme, Florimond 32 21 March 1895 CH Royal Cercle Sportif Brugeois 22 1
  van Averbeke, Henri 25 26 October 1901 LH Royal Beerschot AC 3 0
  Adams, Ferdinand E. 24 3 May 1903 OR SC Anderlechtois 14 7
  Braine, Raymond E.M. 20 28 April 1907 IR Royal Beerschot AC 15 7
  De Spae, Georges 26 30 September 1900 CF ARA La Gantoise 2 2
  Bierna, Henri 21 2 September 1905 IL Union Sportive de Liege 5 2
  Vanderbauwhede, Michel 25 19 May 1901 OL Royal Cercle Sportif Brugeois 2 1

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Coach, Willie Maxwell, played for Scotland against England in 1898.
 
2-3-5 Caudron -
Swartenbroeks, Demol -
P.Braine, Vanhalme, van Averbeke, -
Adams, R.Braine, De Spae, Bierna, Vanderbauwhede.

Averages:

Age 26.7 Appearances/Goals 14.2 1.8

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 10th to 9th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Jack Hill, second captaincy Selectors:
In charge: G.T. Wagstaffe Simmons
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, on Friday, 15 April 1927.
121st match, W 78 - D 25 - L 18 - F 369 - A 126.
England Lineup
  Brown, John H. 28 19 March 1899 G The Wednesday FC 3 5 GA
  Goodall, F. Roy 24 31 December 1902 RB Huddersfield Town FC 3 0
  Jones, Herbert 30 3 December 1896 LB Blackburn Rovers FC 2 0
  Edwards, Willis 24 28 April 1903 RH Leeds United AFC 6 0
  Hill, John H. 30 2 March 1897 CH Burnley FC 5 0
  Bishop, Sidney M. 27 10 February 1900 LH Leicester City FC 2 0
Hulme, Joseph H.A. 22 26 August 1904 OR The Arsenal FC 2 1
Brown, George 23 22 June 1903 IR Huddersfield Town AFC 4 2
Dean, William R. 20 22 January 1907 CF Everton FC 3 7
Rigby, Arthur 26 7 June 1900 IL Blackburn Rovers FC 2 2
Page, Louis A. 28 27 March 1899 OL Burnley FC 3 1

reserves:

Fred Kean (The Wednesday FC) and Bob Kelly (Huddersfield Town FC)
 
2-3-5 Brown -
Goodall, Jones -
Edwards, Hill, Bishop -
Hulme, Brown, Dean, Rigby, Page

Averages:

Age 25.6 Appearances/Goals 3.2 0.3

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Belgianfootball.be
FIFA.com

Rothmans Yearbooks
Textbelgium/teams
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