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160 vs. France
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162 vs. Ireland

Saturday, 19 May 1928
End-of-Season Tour Friendly Match

Belgium 1 England 3 [1-1]
 

Match Summary
Belgium Squad

England Squad

Olympisch Stadion, Kiel, Antwerpen
Attendance: 25,000;
Kick-off: tbc

Belgium - Jacques Moeschal (penalty or a free-kick, from a Matthews' handball 25)
England - Bill Dean (good shot 35, from a corner-kick 64), Vince Matthews (from another corner 66)
Results 1919-30

England won the toss, Belgium kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Belgium

Type

England

Referee - Heinrich Retschury
Austria

Linesmen - not known

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Belgium Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 29th to 27th
Colours: Probably Black shirts, black shorts and black socks
Capt: Florimond Vanhalme Selectors: William Sturrock Maxwell, 51 (21 September 1876)
Belgium Lineup
  de Bie, Jan 36 9 May 1892 G Royal Racing Club de Bruxelles 27 47 GA
  Lavigne, Jules 27 10 March 1901 RB Royal Racing Club de Bruxelles 3 0
  Hoydonckx, Nicolaas H. 27 29 December 1900 LB Bercham Sport 5 0
  Braine, Pierre E.E. 27 26 October 1900 RH Royal Beerschot AC 28 2
  Vanhalme, Florimond 33 21 March 1895 CH Royal Cercle Sportif Brugeois 30 1
  Boesman, Gustave 29 19 January 1899 LH ARA La Gantoise 12 0
  Voorhoof, Bernard 18 11 May 1910 OR Liersche Sportkring 2 1
  Devos, Gérard 24 13 August 1903 IR Royal Cercle Sportif Brugeois 7 1
  Braine, Raymond E.M. 21 28 April 1907 CF Royal Beerschot AC 22 11
Moeschal, Jacques 27 6 September 1900 IL Royal Racing Club de Bruxelles 4 2
  Diddens, Jan 21 14 September 1906 OL Racing Club de Malines 15 2

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Coach, Willie Maxwell, played for Scotland against England in 1898.
 
2-3-5 de Bie -
Lavigne, Hoydonckx -
P.Braine, Vanhalme, Boesman -
Voorhoof, Devos,
R.Braine, Moeschal, Diddens

Averages:

Age 26.4 Appearances/Goals 14.1 1.7

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 16th to 13th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Roy Goodall, third captaincy Selectors: The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, on Friday, 20 April 1928.
128th match, W 82 - D 25 - L 21 - F 390 - A 139.
England Lineup
  Olney, Benjamin A. 29 22 March 1899 G Aston Villa FC 2 2 GA
  Goodall, F. Roy 25 31 December 1902 RB Huddersfield Town FC 9 0
  Blenkinsop, Ernest 26 20 April 1902 LB The Wednesday FC 2 0
  Edwards, Willis 25 28 April 1903 RH Leeds United AFC 11 0
Matthews, Vincent 32 15 January 1896 CH Sheffield United FC 2 1
  Green, George H. 27 2 May 1901 LH Sheffield United FC 8 0
  Bruton, John 24 21 November 1903 OR Burnley FC 2 0
  Jack, David B.N. 30 3 April 1898 IR Bolton Wanderers FC 4 1
Dean, William R. 21 22 January 1907 CF Everton FC 10 16
  Stephenson, George T. 27 3 September 1900 IL Derby County FC 2 2
  Barry, Leonard J. 26 27 October 1901 OL Leicester City FC 2 0

reserves:

George Clifford (Portsmouth FC), Albert Harrison (Nottingham Forest FC) and Jackie Carr (Middlesbrough FC)

team notes:

As in the first tour match, Ben Olney continued to replace West Ham United FC's Ted Hufton in goal.
 
2-3-5 Olney -
Goodall, Blenkinsop -
Edwards, Matthews, Green -
Bruton, Jack, Dean, Stephenson, Barry

Averages:

Age 26.5 Appearances/Goals 4.9 1.5

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Belgianfootball.be

Rothmans Yearbooks
Textbelgium/teams
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