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221 vs. Norway
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223 vs. Scotland

Wednesday, 16 November 1938
Home International Championship 1938-39 (51st) Match

England 7 Ireland 0 [4-0]
 

Match Summary
England Squad

Ireland Squad

Old Trafford, Warwick Road North, Stretford, Manchester, Lancashire
Attendance: 40,386
; Kick-off: tbc

England - Tommy Lawton (running onto a Matthews through-ball 8), Willie Hall (from a Matthews cross 36, low into the corner 38, from a move down the left 40, hooked the ball high into the net 55, Matthews dribble then pass 65), Stanley Matthews (from a tight angle 75)
Results 1930-39

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

 

Officials

England

Type

Ireland

Referee - Peter Craigmyle
Scotland (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

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, eighteenth captaincy. Selectors: The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, following a trial match, on x.
189th match, W 121 - D 30 - L 38 - F 571 - A 220.
England Lineup
1 Woodley, Victor 28 x G Chelsea FC 15 x GA
2 Morris, William 25 x RB Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1 0
3 Hapgood, Edris 30 x LB Arsenal FC 27 x
4 Willingham, Kenneth 25 x RH Huddersfield Town AFC 9 x
5 Cullis, Stanley 23 x CH Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 8 x
6 Mercer, Joseph 24 x LH Everton FC 1 0
7 Matthews, Stanley 23 x OR Stoke City FC 14 x
8
Hall, William 26 x IR Tottenham Hotspur FC 7 x
9 Lawton, Thomas 19 x CF Everton FC 4 x
10 Stephenson, Eric 24 x IL Leeds United AFC 2 x
11 Smith, Reginald 26 x OL Millwall FC 2 x

reserves:

reserves
   
formation formation -

Averages:

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc

 

Ireland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 35th
Colours: Green jerseys with white white winged collars, white shorts.
Capt: Billy Cook Selectors: Team Selection by Committee;
Ireland Lineup
  Twomey, James F. 24 13 April 1914 G Leeds United AFC, England 2 7 GA
  Hayes, William E. 23 7 November 1915 RB Huddersfield Town AFC, England 4 0
  Cook, William 29 20 January 1909 LB Everton FC, England 14 0
  Brolly, Thomas H. 26 1 June 1912 RH Millwall FC, England 3 0
  McMillen, Walter S. 24 24 November 1913 CH Chesterfield AFC, England 7 0
  Browne, Robert J. 26 9 February 1912 LH Leeds United AFC, England 6 0
  Cochrane, David A. 18 14 August 1920 OR Leeds United AFC, England 1 0
  Stevenson, Alexander E. 26 9 August 1912 IR Everton FC, England 13 4
  Baird, Henry 24 17 August 1913 CF Huddersfield Town AFC, England 1 0
  Doherty, Peter D. 24 5 June 1913 IL Manchester City FC, England 9 1
  Brown, John 24 8 November 1914 OL Birmingham FC, England 9 1

reserves:

 

team notes:

For the first time, the entire Irish team players are all from English-based clubs.
   
formation formation -

Averages:

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc

 

    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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