Match No. 216 - Saturday, 14th May 1938

  • Rudi Gellesch, 20'
  • Jupp Gauchel, 44'
  • Hans Pesser, 85'
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    • GK
    • Hans Jakob  
    • RB
    • Paul Janes  
    • LB
    • Reinhold Münzenberg  
    • HB
    • Andreas Kupfer  
    • HB
    • Ludwig Goldbrunner  
    • HB
    • Albin Kitzinger  
    • OR
    • Ernst Lehner  
    • IR
    • Rudi Gellesch  
    • CF
    • Jupp Gauchel  
    • IL
    • Fritz Szepan (c) 
    • OL
    • Hans Pesser  

Notes

  • Match InfoPart of a continental tour to Germany, Switzerland & France.
  • Pre MatchThe England players were instructed to give the 'infamous' Nazi salute before the match or as The Times puts it, "The English team immediately made a good impression by raising their arms in the German salute while the band, after playing God Save the King, played the German National Anthem."
  • Player MilestoneDonald Welsh's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneFrank Broome's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneCliff Bastin's 10th Goal
  • Goal MilestoneFrank Broome's 1st Goal

Sources

  • The Times "England beat Germany", Monday 16th May 1938, Page 8
  • The Observer "England beat Germany. A strenuous match.", Sunday 15th May 1938.

Managers

  •  England - Committee
  •  Germany - Sepp Herberger

Referee

  •  John Langenus

Attendance

  • 105,000

Half Time Score

  • Germany 2 - 4 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 4th   1
  •  Germany - 10th