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219 vs. Wales

Thursday, 26 May 1938
End-of-Season Tour Friendly Match

France 2 England 4 [2-3]
 

Match Summary
France Squad

England Squad

Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris
Attendance: 46,920 (record attendance in France);
Kick-off: tbc WEST

England - Frank Broome (following a poor clearance 6), Ted Drake (34, rounded the keeper and shot into an empty net 43), Cliff Bastin (penalty 85)
France - Auguste Jordan (headed in a corner 33), Jean Nicolas (long-range shot 36)
Results 1930-39

England won the toss, France kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

France

Type

England

Referee - Louis Baert
Belgium

Linesmen - not known
 

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France Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 33rd
Colours: Pale blue shirts and white shorts
Capt: Etienne Mattler Selectors: Chosen by a Selection Committee, lead by Gaston Barreau
France Lineup
  Di Lorto, Laurent 29 1 January 1909 G FC Sochaux-Montbéliard 9 17 GA
  Cazenave, Hector 24 13 April 1914
born in Uruguay
RB FC Sochaux-Montbéliard 6 0
  Mattler, Étienne 32 25 December 1905 LB FC Sochaux-Montbéliard 38 0
  Bourbotte, François 25 24 February 1913 RH SC Fivois 9 0
Jordan, Auguste 29 21 February 1909
born in Austria
CH RC de Paris 3 1
  Diagne, Raoul 27 10 November 1910
born in French Guiana
LH RC de Paris 11 0
  Courtois, Roger 25 30 May 1912
born in Switzerland
OR FC Sochaux-Montbéliard 19 10
  Brusseaux, Michel 25 10 March 1913
born in Algeria
IR FC Séte 1 0
Nicolas, Jean E.M. 24 9 June 1913 CF FC de Rouen 22 19
  Heisserer, Oscar 23 18 July 1914 IL RC de Straßbourg 6 1
  Aston, Alfred 26 16 May 1912 OL Red Star Olympique 15 3

reserves:

René Llense, Jules Vandooren, Henri Bastien and Ignatz Kowalczyk.
 
2-3-5 Di Lorto -
Cazenave, Mattler -
Bourbotte, Jordan, Diagne -
Courtois, Brusseaux, Nicolas, Heisserer, Aston.

Averages:

Age 26.3 Appearances/Goals 12.6 2.9

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 5th
Colours: The 1935 home uniform - White collared jerseys, navy blue shorts, black socks topped with two white hoops
Capt: Eddie Hapgood, fourteenth captaincy. Selectors:
Trainer: Tom Whittaker
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, squad selected on Saturday, 30 April 1938, team chosen on Tuesday, 24 May 1938.
185th match, W 118 - D 30 - L 37 - F 555 - A 216.
England Lineup (no numbers worn)
  Woodley, Victor R. 28 26 February 1910 G Chelsea FC 11 15 GA
  Sproston, Bert 22 22 June 1915 RB Leeds United AFC 8 0
  Hapgood, Edris A. 29 24 September 1908 LB Arsenal FC 23 0
  Willingham, C. Kenneth 25 1 December 1912 RH Huddersfield Town AFC 5 1
  Young, Alfred 32 4 November 1905 CH Huddersfield Town AFC 8 0
  Cullis, Stanley 21 25 October 1916 LH Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 5 0
Broome, Frank H. 22 11 June 1915 OR Aston Villa FC 3 2
  Matthews, Stanley 23 1 February 1915 IR Stoke City FC 10 6
Drake, Edward J. 25 16 August 1912 CF Arsenal FC 5 6
  Goulden, Leonard A. 25 16 July 1912 IL West Ham United FC 8 2
Bastin, Clifford S. 26 14 March 1912 OL Arsenal FC 21 12

reserves:

Arthur Bateman (Brentford AFC), Don Welsh (Charlton Athletic FC), Jackie Robinson (Sheffield Wednesday FC, poorly) and Harry Clifton (Newcastle United FC). Willie Hall (Tottenham Hotspur FC) was replaced by Drake on 6 May.
 
2-3-5 Woodley -
Sproston, Hapgood -
Willingham, Young, Cullis -
Broome, Matthews, Drake, Goulden, Bastin.

Averages:

Age 25.3 Appearances/Goals 9.7 2.3

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

TheFA.com
FFF.Fr
AllezLesBleus.Fr
Rothmans

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