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Wednesday, 18 November 1936
Home International Championship 1936-37 (49th) Match

England 3 Ireland 1 [1-1]
 

Victoria Ground, Boothen, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Attendance: 47,886;
Kick-off: tbc GMT

England - Raich Carter (a diving header from a Worrall shoulder-high pass 30), Cliff Bastin (in off the post from a Johnson cross 71), Fred Worrall (half-volley from a Johnson cross 80)
Ireland - Tom Davis (Brown's right-wing cross brought Holdcroft out of his goal, Davis reached the ball first and crashed it home 43)
Match Summary
England Squad

Ireland Squad
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 8th to 7th
Colours: The 1935 home uniform - White collared jerseys, navy blue shorts, black socks topped with two white hoops
Capt: George Male, first captaincy Selectors: The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following an inter-league match, on Wednesday, 11 November 1936.
173rd match, W 109 - D 30 - L 34 - F 507 - A 197.
England Lineup
  Holdcraft, G. Henry 27 23 January 1909 G Preston North End FC 2 3 GA
  Male, C. George 26 8 May 1910 RB Arsenal FC 11 0
  Catlin, A. Edward 26 11 January 1910 LB Sheffield Wednesday FC 2 0
  Britton, Clifford S. 27 27 August 1909 RH Everton FC 5 0
  Gee, Charles W. 27 6 April 1909 CH Everton FC 3 0
  Keen, Eric R.L. 26 4 September 1910 LH Derby County FC 3 0
Worrall, Frederick 26 8 September 1910 OR Portsmouth FC 2 2
Carter, Horatio S. 22 21 December 1913 IR Sunderland AFC 4 1
  Steele, Frederick C. 20 6 May 1916 CF Stoke City FC 2 0
Bastin, Clifford S. 24 14 March 1912 IL Arsenal FC 17 9
  Johnson, Joseph A. 25 4 April 1911 OL Stoke City AFC 1 0

reserves:

Don Welsh (Charlton Athletic FC) and Jimmy Cunliffe (Everton FC)
 
2-3-5 Holdcroft -
Male, Catlin -
Britton, Gee, Keen -
Worrall, Carter, Steele, Bastin, Johnson

Averages:

Age 25.1 Appearances/Goals 4.7 0.8

 

Ireland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 34th to 36th
Colours: Green jerseys with white white winged collars, white shorts.
Capt: Billy Cook Selectors: Team Selection by Committee, on Monday, 9 November 1936
Ireland Lineup
  Breen, Thomas 24 15 June 1912 G Belfast Celtic FC 4 11 GA
  Cook, William 27 20 January 1909 RB Everton FC, England 8 0
  Fulton, Robert P. 30 6 November 1906 LB Belfast Celtic FC 19 0
  McCullough, Keiller 31 25 March 1905 RH Manchester City FC, England 5 0
  Jones, John 29 3 April 1907 CH Hibernian FC, Scotland 21 0
  Mitchell, William 25 22 November 1910 LH Chelsea FC, England 12 0
  Brown, John 22 8 November 1914 OR Coventry City FC, England 4 1
  Stevenson, Alexander E. 24 9 August 1912 IR Everton FC, England 8 2
Davis, Thomas L. 25 3 February 1911 CF Oldham Athletic FC, England 1 1
  Doherty, Peter D. 23 5 June 1913 IL Manchester City FC, England 5 0
  Kelly, James 23/24 1911 OL Derry City FC 11 4

reserves:

Harry Baird (Linfield FAC) and Matt Doherty (Derry City FC)
 
2-3-5 Breen -
Cook, Fulton -
McCullough, Jones, Mitchell -
Brown, Stevenson, Davies, Doherty, Kelly.

Averages:

Age 25.7/8 Appearances/Goals 8.9 0.6

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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

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