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Wednesday, 6 February 1935
Home International Championship 1934-35 (47th) Match

England 2 Ireland 1 [1-0]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Ireland Squad

Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, Lancashire
Attendance: 32,000;
Receipts: £2,179; Kick-off: tbc GMT

England - Cliff Bastin (ten-yard first time drive as he ran at speed to put in a Bestall pass 21, prevented the ball from going out and while shaping to pass, changed his direction to send in a surprise shot 71)
Ireland - Alex Stevenson (twelve-yard shot from a Coulter neat pass 47).
Ireland - Jackie Coulter (missed penalty hit the bar 57)
Results 1930-39

Ireland won the toss, England kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Ireland

Referee - Willie Webb
Scotland

Linesmen - not known

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England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 3rd
Colours: The 1923 uniform - White collared jerseys, navy blue or black shorts, black socks topped with two white hoops
Capt: Eddie Hapgood, second captaincy. Selectors: The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following the FA Cup fifth round draw, on Monday, 28 January 1935.
163rd match, W 105 - D 29 - L 29 - F 491 - A 183.
England Lineup
  Hibbs, E. Henry 28 27 May 1906 G Birmingham FC 21 22 GA
  Male, C. George 24 8 May 1910 RB Arsenal FC 2 0
  Hapgood, Edris A. 26 24 September 1908 LB Arsenal FC 10 0
  Britton, Clifford S. 25 27 August 1909 RH Everton FC 3 0
  Barker, John W. 28 27 February 1906 CH Derby County FC 3 0
  Copping, Wilfred 27 17 August 1907 LH Arsenal FC 8 0
  Crooks, Samuel D. 27 16 January 1908 OR Derby County FC 22 7
  Bestall, John G. 34 24 June 1900 IR Grimsby Town FC 1 0
  Drake, Edward J. 22 16 August 1912 CF Arsenal FC 2 1
Bastin, Clifford S. 22 14 March 1912 IL Arsenal FC 10 6
  Brook, Eric F. 27 27 November 1907 OL Manchester City FC 11 7

reserves:

Tom Gardner (Aston Villa FC) and Teddy Sandford (West Bromwich Albion FC)

team notes:

Bolton Wanderers FC's Ray Westwood was the original named inside-left and Bastin was on the outside. Bastin moved inside and Eric Brook called up to the vacant outside-left position on 6 February.
 
2-3-5 Hibbs -
Male, Hapgood -
Britton, Barker, Copping -
Crooks, Bestall, Drake, Bastin, Brook.

Averages:

Age 26.4 Appearances/Goals 8.5 1.7

 

Ireland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 28th
Colours: Green jerseys with white white winged collars, white shorts.
Capt: x Selectors: Team Selection by Committee, on Monday, 28 January 2014;
Ireland Lineup
  Breen, Thomas 22 15 June 1912 G Belfast Celtic FC 1 2 GA
  Cook, William 25 20 January 1909 RB Everton FC, England 4 0
  Fulton, Robert P. 28 6 November 1906 LB Belfast Celtic FC 14 0
  Gowdy, William A. 31 24 December 1903 RH Linfield FAC 4 0
  Jones, John 27 3 April 1907 CH Linfield FAC 15 0
  Mitchell, William 24 22 November 1910 LH Chelsea FC, England 8 0
  Brown, John 20 8 November 1914 OR Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, England 1 0
  Doherty, Peter D. 21 5 June 1913 IR Blackpool FC, England 1 0
  Martin, David K. 21 1 February 1914 CF Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, England 5 3
Stevenson, Alexander E. 22 9 August 1912 IL Everton FC, England 5 1
Coulter, John 22/23 1912 OL Everton FC, England 5 1

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Original outside-right Leeds United AFC's Harry Duggan was replaced by Brown.
 
2-3-5 Breen -
Cook, Fulton -
Gowdy, Jones, Mitchell -
Duggan, Doherty, Martin, Stevenson, Coulter.

Averages:

Age 23.9/24.0 Appearances/Goals 5.7 0.4

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

According to the grandson of Cambridge University's Harry Rose, his grandfather was a reserve for this match. There is no contemporary evidence to support this. But we have made a note, regardless.

Northern Ireland's Footballing Greats
Original Newspaper Reports
TheFA.com
Rothman's Yearbooks
FA Yearbooks 1950-60
Ancestry.com
Alexander Rose

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