Match No. 12 - Saturday, 26th February 1881, 3:00pm

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    • GK
    • John HawtreyOld Etonians, 1st of 2 caps
      30 years, 7 months, 7 days
    • RB
    • Alf HarveyWednesbury Strollers, Only Cap
      24 years, 7 months, 21 day
    • HB
    • Jack HunterSheffield Heeley, 4th of 7 caps
      29 years, 6 months, 13 days
      (c)1st captaincy
    • CF
    • Jimmy BrownBlackburn, 1st of 5 caps
      18 years, 6 months, 26 days
    • CF
    • George TaitBirmingham Excelsior, Only Cap
      21 years, 3 months, 25 days
    • OL
    • Billy MosforthSheffield Wed, 7th of 9 caps
      22 years, 1 month, 24 days
  • "...Vaughan succeeded in bringing down the English standard twelve minutes after play." Jack Vaughan, 57'
    • GK
    • Robert McMillanRobert McMillan.
      Born 1857, England.
    • RB
    • John MorganJohn Richard Morgan.
      Born 1855, Pengwern.
      (c)
    • LB
    • Llewelyn KenrickSamuel Llewelyn Kenrick.
      Date of birth unknown, Ruabon.
    • HB
    • William WilliamsWilliam Williams.
      Born 1856, Ruabon.
    • HB
    • William BellWilliam Bell.
      Born 1859, England.
    • HB
    • William OwenWilliam Pierce Owen.
      Born 20th Nov 1860, Wales.
    • OR
    • Thomas LewisThomas Lewis.
      Date of birth unknown.
    • IR
    • Knyvett CrosseKnyvett Crosse.
      Born 1855, Shropshire, England.
    • CF
    • John PriceJohn Henry Price.
      Born 1854, Wrexham.
    • IL
    • Uriah GoodwinUriah Goodwin.
      Born 1859, Llanfrog.
    • OL
    • Jack VaughanJohn Vaughan.
      Born 1856, Wales.

Notes

  • Disallowed Goal"Finally, a corner kick was awarded to the English captain, and Marshall, in the scrimmage which ensued, headed the ball through the Welsh posts. A claim of Marshall being off-side was set up and allowed by the referee."
  • Player MilestoneJohn Hawtrey's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneAlf Harvey's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneArthur Bambridge's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneThomas Marshall's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneThurston Rostron's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneJimmy Brown's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneGeorge Tait's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneJohn Hargreaves' 1st Cap

Sources

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • Nottingham Evening Post "England v Wales", Monday, 28th February 1881, page 4.
  • Leeds Mercury "England v Wales", Monday 28th February 1881, page 3.

Managers

Referee

  • Richard Sagar Bastard

Attendance

  • 4,200

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -19 ranking points to 1948 points England - 2nd
  • Wales - 3rd