Match No. 226 - Wednesday, 24th May 1939

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    • GK
    • Dumitru Pavlovici  
    • RB
    • Rudolf Bürger  
    • LB
    • Lazăr Sfera  
    • HB
    • Vintilă Cossini  
    • HB
    • Augustin Juhasz  
    • HB
    • Rudolf Demetrovici  
    • OR
    • Cornel Orza  
    • IR
    • Silviu Ploeşteanu  
    • CF
    • Gyula Bodola (c) 
    • IL
    • Nicolae Reuter  
    • OL
    • Ştefan Dobay  

Notes

  • Match Info:  Last match selected by a committee.
  • Match Info:  Last match before the outbreak of the Second World War.
  • Match Info:  Thomas Whittacker was nominated as head coach but did not select the team.
  • Match Info:  Part of England's european tour which included Italy and Yugoslavia as well as Romania.
  • Player Injury:  After only four minutes Bürger "injured his foot in a tussle with Smith...When [he] came back on he had to go on the wing and this seriously weakened the Rumanian defence."
  • Player Milestone:  Leslie Smith's 1st Cap
  • Goal Milestone:  Donald Welsh's 1st Goal
  • Player Milestone:  Stan Cullis' 1st Captaincy

Sources

  • The Times "England beat Rumania", Thursday 25th May 1939, Page 6