Match No. 167 - Wednesday, 15th May 1929

  • Gaspar Rubio, 35'
  • Jaime Lazcano, 39'
  • Gaspar Rubio, 79'
  • Seve Goiburu, 82'
    • GK
    • Ricardo ZamoraRicardo Zamora Martínez.
      Born 21st Jan 1901, Barcelona.
      (c)
    • RB
    • Félix QuesadaFélix Quesada Mas.
      Born 1st Jul 1902.
    • LB
    • Jacinto QuincocesJacinto Francisco Fernández de Quincoces y López de Arbina.
      Born 17th Jul 1905, Barakaldo.
    • HB
    • Pachuco PratsManuel Prats Guerendiain.
      Born 1st Jan 1902.
    • HB
    • Martín MarculetaMartin Marculeta Barbería.
      Born 24th Sep 1907, San Sebastian.
    • HB
    • José María PeñaAnacleto José María Peña Salegui.
      Born 19th Apr 1895.
    • OR
    • Jaime LazcanoJaime Lazcano.
      Born 30th Dec 1909, Pamplona.
    • IR
    • Seve GoiburuSeveriano Goiburu Lopetegi.
      Born 8th Nov 1906, Pamplona.
    • CF
    • Gaspar RubioGaspar Rubio Meliá.
      Born 14th Dec 1907.
    • IL
    • José PadrónJosé Padrón Martín.
      Born 5th May 1906, Las Palmas.
    • OL
    • Mariano YurritaMariano Yurrita Llorente.
      Born 11th May 1904, Alza.
  • Assist: Hughie Adcock. "The first goal was scored by England after 15 minutes play. Carter, playing at inside left, took full advantage of a miskick by Zamora during a melee in front of the Spanish goal and netted." Joe Carter3rd of 4 goals, 15'
  • "Five minutes later the visitors went further ahead. There was another melee in front of the Spanish goal and Bradford, the english centre-forward, got his head to the ball and the Spanish goalkeeper failed to stop the shot." Joe Bradford4th of 7 goals, 20'
  • "Twenty-eight minutes from the resumption the vistors were awarded a penalty. This was taken by Carter, who put his side ahead." Joe Carter4th of 4 goals, 73' (pen)
  •  
    • GK
    • Ted HuftonWest Ham, 6th of 6 caps
      36 years, 5 months, 20 days
    • RB
    • Tom CooperDerby, 7th of 15 caps
      25 years, 4 months, 14 days
    • RH
    • Fred KeanBolton, 9th of 9 caps
      30 years, 5 months, 5 days
    • CH
    • Jack HillNewcastle Utd, 11th of 11 caps
      32 years, 2 months, 13 days
      (c)8th captaincy
    • LH
    • Joe PeacockMiddlesbrough, 3rd of 3 caps
      32 years, 2 months, 0 days
    • OR
    • Hughie AdcockLeicester, 3rd of 5 caps
      26 years, 1 month, 5 days
    • IR
    • Edgar KailDulwich, 3rd of 3 caps
      28 years, 5 months, 19 days
    • CF
    • Joe BradfordBirmingham, 7th of 12 caps
      28 years, 3 months, 24 days
    • IL
    • Joe CarterWBA, 3rd of 3 caps
      29 years, 9 months, 19 days
    • OL
    • Len BarryLeicester, 5th of 5 caps
      27 years, 6 months, 19 days

Notes

  • Match InfoAfter Spain's equaliser "...the crowd surged over the rails and rushed on the ground in an endeavour to reach the scorer and embrace him. They were followed by a company of Civic Guards with drawn swords, who cleared the pitch with difficulty after some minutes interruption."
  • First Defeat AbroadThe first defeat on the continent by England.
  • Penalty: Joe Carter1st scored from 1 taken (100.0%). England's 12th overall.
  • Player MilestoneTed Hufton's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneFred Kean's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJack Hill's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJoe Peacock's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneEdgar Kail's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJoe Carter's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneLen Barry's Last Cap

Sources

  • The Times "England beaten in Madrid", Thursday 16th May 1929, page 7.
  • The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade (Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co. 2013)
  • Press Association "England Beaten in Spain", Thursday 16th May 1929.
  • Reuters
  • The Anatomy of England by Jonathan Wilson (Orion 2010)

Managers

Referee

  • Belgium John Langenus

Attendance

  • 25,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -6 ranking points to 1858 points England - 10th
  • Spain - 8th