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Index
England's Match Captains
1919-1939
with club affiliations
1872-1914
1919-39
1946-60
1960-70
1970-80
1980-90
1990-2000
2000-10
2010-20
 
All Captains Chosen By The FA International Committee
1919-20
120 25 October 1919 1-1 vs. Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AD Arthur Knight
 Portsmouth
121 15 March 1920 1-2 vs. Wales, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London HL Jesse Pennington
 West Bromwich Albion
122 10 April 1920 5-4 vs. Scotland, Hillsborough, Sheffield HW
1920-21
123 23 October 1920 2-0 vs. Ireland, Roker Park, Roker, Sunderland BC HW Joe McCall
 Preston North End
124 14 March 1921 0-0 vs. Wales, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff AD Charlie Buchan
 Sunderland
125 9 April 1921 0-3 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AL Arthur Grimsdell
 Tottenham Hotspur
126 21 May 1921 2-0 vs. Belgium, Oscar Bossaert Stadion, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Bruxelles Fr AW Ephraim Longworth
 Liverpool
1921-22
127 22 October 1921 1-1 vs. Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AD George Wilson
 T
he Wednesday
128 13 March 1922 1-0 vs. Wales, Anfield Road, Liverpool HW Max Woosnam
 Manchester City
129 8 April 1922 0-1 vs. Scotland, Villa Park, Trinity Road, Witton, Birmingham HL George Wilson
 T
he Wednesday
1922-23
130 22 October 1922 2-0 vs. Ireland, The Hawthorns, West Bromwich BC HW Arthur Grimsdell
 Tottenham Hotspur
131 5 March 1923 2-2 vs. Wales, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff AD
132 19 March 1923 6-1 vs. Belgium, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London Fr HW George Wilson
 T
he Wednesday
133 14 April 1923 2-2 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow BC AD
134 10 May 1923 4-1 vs. France, Stade Pershing, Paris Fr AW Charlie Buchan
 Sunderland

A less reliable source gave the credit of captaincy on 10 May 1923 to Norman Creek, it remains undoubtedly Charlie Buchan's.

135 21 May 1923 4-2 vs. Sweden, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm Fr AW Basil Patchitt
 
Corinthians
136 24 May 1923 3-1 vs. Sweden, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm AW
1923-24
137 20 October 1923 1-2 vs. Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AL George Wilson
 T
he Wednesday
138 1 November 1923 2-2 vs. Belgium, Bosuil Stadion, Antwerpen AD Graham Doggart
 Corinthians
139 3 March 1924 1-2 vs. Wales, Ewood Park, Blackburn Fr HL George Wilson
 T
he Wednesday
140 12 April 1924 1-1 vs. Scotland, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HD Frank Moss
 
Aston Villa
141 17 May 1924 3-1 vs. France, Stade Pershing, Paris Fr AW George Wilson
 T
he Wednesday
1924-25
142 22 October 1924 3-1 vs. Ireland, Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool BC HW Sam Wadsworth
 
Huddersfield Town
143 8 December 1924 4-0 vs. Belgium, The Hawthorns, West Bromwich HW Alfred George Bower
 Corinthians
144 28 February 1925 2-1 vs. Wales, Vetch Field, Swansea Fr AW
145 4 April 1925 0-2 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow BC AL Sam Wadsworth
 
Huddersfield Town
146 21 May 1925 3-2 vs. France, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris Fr AW Billy Walker
 Aston Villa
1925-26
147 24 October 1925 0-0 vs. Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AD Claude Ashton
 Corinthians & Old
 Wykehamists
148 1 March 1926 1-3 vs. Wales, Selhurst Park, London HL Sam Wadsworth
 
Huddersfield Town
149 17 April 1926 0-1 vs. Scotland, Old Trafford, Trafford, Manchester HL Billy Walker
 Aston Villa
150 24 May 1926 5-3 vs. Belgium, Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen Fr AW Thomas Lucas
 Liverpool
1926-27
151 20 October 1926 3-3 vs. Ireland, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HD Sam Wadsworth
 
Huddersfield Town
152 12 February 1927 3-3 vs. Wales, Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham AD Alfred George Bower
 Corinthians
153 2 April 1927 2-1 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow HW Jack Hill
 Burnley
154 11 May 1927 9-1 vs. Belgium, Oscar Bossaert Stadion, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Bruxelles Fr AW
155 21 May 1927 5-2 vs. Luxembourg, Stade de la Frontière, Jeunesse, Esch-sur-Alzette AW Fred Kean
 
The Wednesday
156 26 May 1927 6-0 vs. France, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris AW Jack Hill
 Burnley
1927-28
157 22 October 1927 0-2 vs. Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AL Inj
HT
Jack Hill
 Burnley
158 28 November 1927 1-2 vs. Wales, Turf Moor, Burnley HL  
159 31 March 1928 1-5 vs. Scotland, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HL Roy Goodall
 Huddersfield Town
160 17 May 1928 5-1 vs. France, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris Fr AW
161 19 May 1928 3-1 vs. Belgium, Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen AW
1928-29
162 22 October 1928 2-1 vs. Ireland, Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool BC HW Willis Edwards
 Leeds United
163 17 November 1928 3-2 vs. Wales, Vetch Field, Swansea AW
164 13 April 1929 0-1 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AL
165 9 May 1929 4-1 vs. France, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris Fr AW Jack Hill
Newcastle United
166 11 May 1929 5-1 vs. Belgium, Parc Duden, Bruxelles AW
167 15 May 1929 3-4 vs. Spain, Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid AL
1929-30
168 19 October 1929 3-0 vs. Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC HW Willis Edwards
 Leeds United
169 20 November 1929 6-0 vs. Wales, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, Fulham, London HW
170 5 April 1930 5-2 vs. Scotland, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HW David Jack
 Arsenal
171 10 May 1930 3-3 vs. Germany, Grunewald Stadion, Berlin Fr AD

A less reliable source states that Roy Goodall was the Captain on 10 May 1930.

172 14 May 1930 0-0 vs. Austria, Hohe Warte Stadion, Döbling, Wien Fr AD David Jack
 Arsenal

A less reliable source states that Roy Goodall was the Captain on 14 May 1930.

1930-31
173 20 October 1930 5-1 vs. Ireland, Bramall Lane, Highfield, Sheffield BC HW Roy Goodall
 Huddersfield Town
174 22 November 1930 4-0 vs. Wales, Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham AW
175 28 March 1931 0-2 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AL
176 14 May 1931 2-5 vs. France, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris Fr AL Alf Strange
 Sheffield Wednesday
177 16 May 1931 4-1 vs. Belgium, Oscar Bossaert Stadion, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Bruxelles AW

A less reliable source states that Roy Goodall was the Captain on 16 May 1931.

1931-32
178 17 October 1931 6-2 vs. Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AW Roy Goodall
 Huddersfield Town
179 18 November 1931 3-1 vs. Wales, Anfield Road, Liverpool HW Alf Strange
 Sheffield Wednesday
180 9 December 1931 7-1 vs. Spain, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London Fr HW Ernie Blenkinsop
 Sheffield Wednesday
181 9 April 1932 3-0 vs. Scotland, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HW
1932-33
182 17 October 1932 1-0 vs. Ireland, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool BC HW Ernie Blenkinsop
 Sheffield Wednesday
183 16 November 1932 0-0 vs. Wales, Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham AD David Jack
 Arsenal
184 7 December 1932 4-3 vs. Austria, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, Fulham, London Fr HW Billy Walker
 Aston Villa
185 1 April 1933 1-2 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow BC HW Ernie Blenkinsop
 Sheffield Wednesday
186 13 May 1933 1-1 vs. Italy, Stadio Nazionale del P.N.F., Roma Fr AD Roy Goodall
 Huddersfield Town
187 20 May 1933 4-0 vs. Switzerland, Sportplatz Neufeld, Bern AW
1933-34
188 14 October 1933 3-0 vs. Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AW Roy Goodall
 Huddersfield Town
189 15 November 1933 1-2 vs. Wales, St. James' Park, Gallowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne HL
190 6 December 1933 4-1 vs. France, White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London Fr HW
191 14 April 1934 3-0 vs. Scotland, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HW Tommy Cooper
 
Derby County
192 10 May 1934 1-2 vs. Hungary, Stadion Üllõi út, Budapest Fr AL
193 16 May 1934 1-2 vs. Czechoslovakia, Stadión Letná, Milady Horákové, Praha AL
1934-35
194 29 September 1934 4-0 vs. Wales, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff BC AW Tommy Cooper
 
Derby County
195 14 November 1934 3-2 vs. Italy, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London Fr HW Eddie Hapgood
 Arsenal
196 6 February 1935 2-1 vs. Ireland, Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool BC HW
197 6 April 1935 0-2 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AL
198 18 May 1935 1-0 vs. Netherlands, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Fr AW
1935-36
199 19 October 1935 3-1 vs. Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AW Eddie Hapgood
 Arsenal
200 4 December 1935 3-0 vs. Germany, White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London HW
201 5 February 1936 1-2 vs. Wales, Molineux Ground, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton Fr HL
202 4 April 1936 1-1 vs. Scotland, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HD
203 6 May 1936 1-2 vs. Austria, Praterstadion, Wien Fr AL
204 9 May 1936 2-3 vs. Belgium, Stade du Centenaire, Bruxelles AL
1936-37
205 17 October 1936 1-2 vs. Wales, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff BC AL Jack Barker
 
Derby County
206 18 November 1936 3-1 vs. Ireland, Victoria Ground, Stoke-on-Trent HW George Male
 Arsenal
207 2 December 1936 6-2 vs. Hungary, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London Fr HW
208 17 April 1937 1-3 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow BC AL
209 14 May 1937 6-0 vs. Norway, Ullevål Stadion, Ullevål, Oslo Fr AW
210 17 May 1937 4-0 vs. Sweden, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna kommun, Stockholms län AL
211 20 May 1937 8-0 vs. Finland, Pallokentta Stadium, Helsinki AL
1937-38
212 23 October 1937 5-1 vs. Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AL Sam Barkas
 Manchester City
213 17 November 1937 2-1 vs. Wales, Ayresome Park, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough HW
214 1 December 1937 5-4 vs. Czechoslovakia, White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London Fr HW
215 9 April 1938 0-1 vs. Scotland, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC AL Eddie Hapgood
 Arsenal
216 14 May 1938 6-3 vs. Germany, Olympiastadion, Westend, Berlin Fr AW
217 21 May 1938 1-2 vs. Switzerland, Hardturm Sportplatz, Zürich AL
218 26 May 1938 4-2 vs. France, Stade Olympique, Colombes, Paris AL
1938-39
219 22 October 1938 2-4 vs. Wales, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff BC AL Eddie Hapgood
 Arsenal
220 26 October 1938 3-0 vs. Rest of Europe, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London Fr HW
221 9 November 1938 4-0 vs. Norway, St. James' Park, Gallowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne HW
222 16 November 1938 7-0 vs. Ireland, Old Trafford, Trafford, Manchester BC HW
223 15 April 1939 2-1 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AW
224 13 May 1939 2-2 vs. Italy, Stadio Comunale San Siro, Milano Fr AD
225 18 May 1939 1-2 vs. Yugoslavia, Stadion Beogradski SK, Beograd AL
226 24 May 1939 2-0 vs. Romania, Stadionul ANEF, Bucureşti AL Stan Cullis
 
Wolverhampton Wanderers

A less reliable source states that George Male was the Captain on 24 May 1939.  It is without doubt that the captaincy is Cullis'.

England's Captains by Club Affiliations 1872-1939
* denotes Player appeared for two or more clubs at the time of his captaincy, thus the total amount of captaincies below will NOT equal total amount of England matches
Corinthians 48* Arsenal 31 Blackburn Rovers 22
Old Carthusians 20* Huddersfield Town & Clapham Rovers 16* Sheffield Wednesday & Tottenham Hotspur 15
8 Derby County
7 Aston Villa
6 Disputed/Unknown
5 Burnley, Leeds United, Nottingham Forest* & Old Westminsters*
4 Manchester City, Oxford University*, Preston North End & Wanderers
3 Cambridge University*, Newcastle United, Old Etonians* & Swifts*
2 Chelsea, Liverpool, Old Brightonians*, Sunderland, West Bromwich Albion & Wolverhampton Wanderers.
1 Crystal Palace, Notts County, Old Malvernians*, Old Wykehamists*, Portsmouth, Sheffield, Sheffield Heeley & Sheffield United.
 

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