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215 vs. Scotland

Wednesday, 1 December 1937
Football Association Friendly Match

England 5 Czechoslovakia 4 [3-2]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Czechoslovakia Squad

White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London
Attendance:
45,879; Kick-off: tbc

England - Jack Crayston (a drive from a one-two with Goulden 10), Jack Morton (a fine shot after beating his man 18), Stan Matthews (brilliant long shot from a Barkas pass 28, left-footed rising shot 57, deflected in to beat the keeper 83)
Czechoslovakia - Antonín Puč (cut in and beat Woodley from an acute angle 14), Oldřich Nejedlý (from a corner 44, cut back from Puč 76), Josef Zeman (a sudden shot 58)
Results 1930-39

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

 

Officials

England

Type

Czechoslovakia

Referee - John Langenus
Antwerp, Belgium

Linesmen - not known

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England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 4th
Colours: The 1935 home uniform - White collared jerseys, navy blue shorts, black socks topped with two white hoops
Capt: Sam Barkas, third captaincy Selectors: The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following a trial match, on x.
181st match, W 116 - D 30 - L 35 - F 544 - A 208.
England Lineup
  Woodley, Victor R. 27 26 February 1910 G Chelsea FC 7 9 GA
2 Sproston, Bert 22 22 June 1915 RB Leeds United AFC 4 0
3 Barkas, Samuel 27 29 December 1909 LB Manchester City FC 5 0
4 Crayston, W. John 27 9 October 1910 RH Arsenal FC 8 1
5 Cullis, Stanley 21 25 October 1916 CH Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 3 0
6 Copping, Wilfred 30 17 August 1907 LH Arsenal FC 16 0
7
Matthews, Stanley 22 1 February 1915 OR Stoke City FC 6 5
8 Hall, G. William 25 12 March 1912 IR Tottenham Hotspur FC 4 2
9 Mills, George R. 28 29 December 1908 CF Chelsea FC 3 3
10 Goulden, Leonard A. 25 16 July 1912 IL West Ham United FC 5 1
11 Morton, John 23 26 July 1914 OL West Ham United FC 1 1

reserves:

reserves
 
2-3-5 formation -

Averages:

Age 25.2 Appearances/Goals 5.6 0.7

 

Czechoslovakia Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 9th to 10th
Colours: Red shirts, white shorts
Capt: František Plánička Selectors: Lieutenant-Colonel Josef Tesar
Czechoslovakia Lineup
  Plánička, František 33 2 June 1904 G SK Slavia Praha 68 117 GA
  Košt'álek, Josef 28 31 August 1909 RB AC Sparta Praha 33 1
  Daučík, Ferdinand  27 30 May 1910 LB SK Slavia Praha 6 0
  Vodička, Antonín  30 1 March 1907 RH SK Slavia Praha 17 0
  Bouček, Jaroslav  25 13 November 1912 CH AC Sparta Praha 19 1
  Kolský, Karel  23 21 September 1914 LH AC Sparta Praha 7 0
  Říha, Jan  22 11 November 1915 OR AC Sparta Praha 6 4
  Kloz, František  32 19 May 1905 IR SK Kladno 10 6
Zeman, Josef  22 23 January 1915 CF AC Sparta Praha 1 1
Nejedlý, Oldřich  27 25 December 1909 IL AC Sparta Praha 34 22
Puč, Antonín  30 16 May 1907 OL SK Slavia Praha 58 34

reserves:

reserves not known
 
2-3-5 Plánička -
Košt'álek, Daučík -
Vodička, Bouček, Kolský -
Riha, Kloz, Zeman, Nejedlý, Puč

Averages:

Age 27.2 Appearances/Goals 23.5 5.9

 

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Source Notes

Original newspaper reports
TheFA.com
Fotbal.cz
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