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Saturday, 22 October 1938
Home International Championship 1938-39 (51st) Match

Wales 4 England 2 [2-2]
 

Match Summary
Wales Squad

England Squad

Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, Glamorgan
Attendance: 55,000;
Kick-off: tbc

Wales - Dai Astley (ran onto the ball and shot 5, set up by Cumner 64), Idris Hopkins (headed in from a Whatley freekick 33), Bryn Jones (61)
England - Tommy Lawton (penalty 27), Stanley Matthews (a run ending with a shot 35)
Results 1930-39

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

 

Officials

Wales

Type

England

Referee - William R. Hamilton
Ireland (x)

Linesmen - x

x Goal Attempts x
x Attempts on Target x
x Hit Bar/Post x
x Corner Kicks Won x
x Offside Calls Against x
x Fouls Conceded x
x Possession x

Wales Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 13th
Colours: Made by St. Margaret's - Red shirts with white collars, white shorts, red socks
Capt: Les Jones Selectors: Team selection chosen by Committee.
Wales Lineup
  John, W. Ronald 27 29 January 1911 G Swansea Town FC 13 21 GA
2 Whatley, William 26 12 October 1912 RB Tottenham Hotspur FC, England 1 0
3 Hughes, William M. 20 6 March 1918 LB Birmingham FC, England 4 0
4 Green, George H. 25 12 November 1912 RH Charlton Athletic FC, England 2 0
5 Richards, David T. 31 31 October 1906 CH Birmingham FC, England 20 0
6 Jones, Thomas G. 21 12 October 1917 LH Everton FC, England 2 0
7 Hopkins, Idris M. 28 11 October 1910 OR Brentford FC, England 10 2
8 Jones, Leslie J. 27 1 July 1911 IR Arsenal FC, England 10 0
9 Astley, David J. 29 11 October 1909 CF Derby County FC, England 11 10
10 Jones, Brynmor 26 14 February 1912 IL Arsenal FC, England 11 4
11 Cumner, R. Horace 20 31 March 1918 OL Arsenal FC, England 1 0

reserves:

reserves
   
formation formation -

Averages:

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 7th
Colours: The 1935 home uniform - White collared jerseys, navy blue shorts, black socks topped with two white hoops
Capt: Eddie Hapgood, fifteenth captaincy. Selectors: The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following a trial match, on x.
186th match, W 118 - D 30 - L 38 - F 557 - A 220.
England Lineup
  Woodley, Victor 28 x G Chelsea FC 12 x GA
2 Sproston, Bert 23 x RB Tottenham Hotspur FC 9 x
3 Hapgood, Edris 30 x LB Arsenal FC 24 x
4 Willingham, Kenneth 25 x RH Huddersfield Town AFC 6 x
5 Young, Alfred 32 x CH Huddersfield Town AFC 9 x
6 Copping, Wilfred 29 x LH Arsenal FC 18 x
7 Matthews, Stanley 23 x OR Stoke City FC 11 x
8 Robinson, John 21 x IR Sheffield Wednesday FC 4 x
9 Lawton, Thomas 19
16 days
x CF Everton FC 1 1
10 Goulden, Leonard 26 x IL West Ham United FC 9 x
11 Boyes, Walter 25 x OL Everton FC 2 x

reserves:

 

team notes:

Tommy Lawton, at 19 years and 16 days, becomes the youngest player to score on his debut, a record held for the past four years by Stanley Matthews (and a record that has yet to be broken to this day)
   
formation formation -

Averages:

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc

 

    Match Report

Source Notes

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