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Saturday, 22 November 1930
Home International Championship 1930-31 (43rd) Match

Wales 0 England 4 [0-2]
 

Match Summary
Wales Party

England Party

The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, Denbighshire
Attendance: 11,282;
Kick-off: tbc GMT

England - Jimmy Hampson (shot through a mass of defenders 12, found an opening 70), Gordon Hodgson (from a Crooks cross 35), Joe Bradford (from a Leach free-kick 72)
Wales - Fred Keenor (saved penalty 71)
Results 1930-39

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

Wales

Type

England

Referee - Hugh Watson
Scotland

Linesmen - not known

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Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 30th to 31st
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, on Monday, 17 November 1930.
Wales Lineup
  Evans, S.J.V. Leonard 27 20 May 1903 G Cardiff City FC 3 7 GA
  Dewey, Frederick 32 11 October 1898 RB Cardiff Corinthians FC 2 0
  Crompton, Wynne 23 28 May 1907 LB Wrexham AFC 2 0
  Rogers, William 24/25 1905 RH Wrexham AFC 2 0
Keenor, Frederick C. 36 31 July 1894 CH Cardiff City FC 30 3
  Ellis, Emrys 26 29 June 1904 LH Nunhead FC 2 0
  Williams, Albert L. 25 1 May 1905 OR Wrexham AFC 1 0
  Neal, John 31 29 November 1899 IR Colwyn Bay FC 2 0
  Bamford, Thomas 25 2 November 1905 CF Wrexham AFC 2 1
  Robbins, Walter W. 19 24 November 1910 IL Cardiff City FC 2 0
  Thomas, William 27 29 August 1903 OL Newport County AFC 2 0

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

The outside-right position was belatedly announced. The newspaper reports name Wrexham AFC's Bert Williams, not namesake Ben.
 
2-3-5 Evans -
Dewey, Crompton -
Rogers, Keenor, Ellis -
Williams, Neal,
Bamford, Robbins, Thomas

Averages:

Age 26.8/9 Appearances/Goals 4.4 0.2

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 6th to 5th
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Roy Goodall, fifth captaincy Selectors:
In Charge: Arthur G. Kingscott
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following a trial match, on Monday, 17 November 1930.
141st match, W 91 - D 27 - L 23 - F 433 - A 155.
England Lineup
  Hibbs, E. Henry 24 27 May 1906 G Birmingham FC 6 6 GA
  Goodall, F. Roy 27 31 December 1902 RB Huddersfield Town AFC 14 0
  Blenkinsop, Ernest 28 20 April 1902 LB Sheffield Wednesday FC 15 0
  Strange, Alfred H. 30 2 April 1900 RH Sheffield Wednesday FC 5 0
  Leach, Thomas 27 23 September 1903 CH Sheffield Wednesday FC 2 0
  Campbell, Austen F. 29 5 May 1901 LH Huddersfield Town AFC 4 0
  Crooks, Samuel D. 22 16 January 1908 OR Derby County FC 5 1
Hodgson, Gordon 26 16 April 1904
born in South Africa
IR Liverpool FC 2 1
Hampson, James 24 23 March 1906 CF Blackpool FC 2 3
Bradford, Joseph 29 22 January 1901 IL Birmingham FC 12 4
  Houghton, W. Eric 20 29 June 1910 OL Aston Villa FC 2 1

reserves:

Maurice Webster (Middlesbrough FC) and Jack Smith (Portsmouth FC)
 
2-3-5 Hibbs -
Goodall, Blenkinsop -
Strange, Leach, Campbell -
Crooks, Hodgson, Hampson, Bradford, Houghton.

Averages:

Age 26.0 Appearances/Goals 6.3 0.6

 

    Match Report

A TAME MATCH

England beat Wales at Wrexham by four goals to none, but did not show the form generally looked for in an international match.

Play had been in progress 12 minutes when England took the lead. Leach placed a free kick well and Hodgson got in a shot which Len Evans in goal stopped, but he did not get the ball away. Hampson sent in a sharp low shot which passed several defenders and beat the Welsh goalkeeper, for he could scarcely have seen what was coming...

Crooks made many determined runs on the wing and from one of his centres Hodgson scored with a good low shot...

Len Evans kept his goal intact for 25 minutes, but Hampson then found an opening and scored again. Keenor took a penalty kick awarded for hands, but his shot went straight into Hibbs's hands. When Crooks was off the field for a while Bradford scored from a free kick taken by Leach... - The Times - Monday 24th November, 1930

Source Notes

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