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 GoalSome 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 Goodall1st miss from 1st taken (0.0%). England's 9th overall. 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 MilestoneDan Tremelling's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneReg Osborne's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneAlf Baker's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneArthur Rigby's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneLouis Page's Last 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.
  • The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade (Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co. 2013)

Managers

Referee

  • William Bell

Attendance

  • 25,000

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 13th - 2
  • Wales - 19th