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157 vs. Ireland
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159 vs. Scotland

Monday, 28 November 1927
Home International Championship 1927-28 (40th) Match

England 1 Wales 2 [0-2]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Wales Squad

Turf Moor, Brunshaw Bottom, Burnley, Lancashire
Attendance: 25,000;
Kick-off: tbc GMT

Wales - Wilf Lewis (a grand left foot shot that went in off the far post 22), Jack Hill (diverted the ball into his own goal 40)
England -  Roy Goodall (missed penalty 50), Fred Keenor (hit into his own goal from a Page corner 79)
Results 1919-30

Wales won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Wales

Referee - William Bell
Scotland

Linesmen - A.T. Hall, Burnley, and not known

  Goal Attempts  
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  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
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  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 11th to 13th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Jack Hill, fifth captaincy Selectors:
In charge: Charles E. Sutcliffe
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following the trial match, on Monday, 21 November 1927.
125th match, W 80 - D 25 - L 20 - F 381 - A 132.
England Lineup
  Tremelling, R. Daniel 30 12 November 1897 G Birmingham FC 1 2 GA
Goodall, F. Roy 24 31 December 1902 RB Huddersfield Town FC 6 0
  Osborne, Reginald 29 23 July 1898
in South Africa
LB Leicester City FC 1 0
  Baker, Alfred 29 27 April 1898 RH Arsenal FC 1 0
Hill, John H. 30 2 March 1897 CH Burnley FC 8 0
  Nuttall, Henry 30 9 November 1897 LH Bolton Wanderers FC 2 0
  Hulme, Joseph H.A. 23 26 August 1904 OR Arsenal FC 5 1
  Brown, George 24 22 June 1903 IR Huddersfield Town AFC 7 3
  Dean, William R. 20 22 January 1907 CF Everton FC 7 12
  Rigby, Arthur 27 7 June 1900 IL Blackburn Rovers FC 5 3
  Page, Louis A. 28 27 March 1899 OL Burnley FC 7 1

reserves:

Joe Spence (Manchester United FC) and Harry Healless (Blackburn Rovers FC)
 
2-3-5 Tremelling -
Goodall, Osborne -
Baker, Hill, Nuttall -
Hulme, Brown, Dean, Rigby, Page.

Averages:

Age 26.7 Appearances/Goals 4.5 1.8

 

Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 26th to 19th
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 27 23 September 1900 G Manchester City FC, England 11 16 GA
  Williams, Benjamin D. 27 29 October 1900 RB Swansea Town FC 1 0
  Evans, Thomas J. 24 7 April 1903 LB Clapton Orient FC, England 3 0
  Bennion, S. Raymond 31 1 September 1896 RH Manchester United FC, England 4 0
Keenor, Frederick C. 33 31 July 1894 CH Cardiff City FC 21 2
  John, Robert F. 28 3 February 1899 LH Arsenal FC, England 6 0
  Hole, William J. 30 1 November 1897 OR Swansea Town FC 6 1
  Davies, Leonard S. 28 28 April 1899 CF Cardiff City FC 17 5
Lewis, Wilfred L. 24 1 July 1903 CF Swansea Town FC 3 2
  Jones, Charles 27 12 December 1899 IL Nottingham Forest FC, England 4 0
  Cook, Frederick 25 20 January 1902 OL Portsmouth FC, England 4 0

reserves:

reserves not known
 
2-3-5 Gray -
Williams, Evans -
Bennion, Keenor, John -
Hole, Davies, Lewis, Jones, Co
ok

Averages:

Age 27.6 Appearances/Goals 7.3 0.8

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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