Match No. 158 - Monday, 28th November 1927

    • Wilf Lewis, 20'
    • Jack Hill, 40' (og)
    •  
    • GK
    • Albert Gray  
    • RB
    • Ben Williams  
    • LB
    • Tom Evans  
    • HB
    • Ray Bennion  
    • HB
    • Fred Keenor  
    • HB
    • Bob John  
    • OR
    • Billy Hole  
    • IR
    • Len Davies  
    • CF
    • Wilf Lewis  
    • IL
    • Charlie Jones  
    • OL
    • Fred Cook  

Notes

  • England Goal:  Some sources state that England's goal was scored by Louis Page direct from a corner kick "Eleven minutes from time Gray tried to punch away a corner kick taken by Page. He missed, and the ball entered the net." Other sources say it struck Fred Keenor before it went in.
  • Missed Penalty: Roy Goodall:  1st miss from 1st taken. Roy Goodall missed a penalty on 50 minutes. The third consecutive penalty missed. "In the second half England were awarded a penalty for hands, but Goodall shot straight at the goalkeeper, who beat the ball up and then cleared."
  • Player Milestone:  Dan Tremelling's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Reg Osborne's 1st Cap
  • Player Milestone:  Alf Baker's 1st Cap

Sources

  • Western Morning News "England beaten. Poor show against Wales", Tuesday 29th November 1927, page 12.
  • Western Daily Press "England beaten. Disappointing forward line." Tuesday 29th November 1927, page 4.
  • England (1872- 1940) - Eire (1924 - 1940) - England/Amateurs (1906 - 1940) by International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS 1999)
  • Hull Daily Mail "England's defeat. Disappointing display at Burnley" Tuesday 29th November 1927, page 2.