Match No. 173 - Monday, 20th October 1930

  • Thanks mainly to their backs and Scott, Ireland prevented any scoring for a quarter of an hour but then long passes by Hodgson and Houghton ended in Burgess heading the ball into the net." Harry Burgess1st of 4 goals. , 15'
  • "...presently England asserted an overwhelming superiority. By clever passing they outwitted their opponents, and Leach started some passing which produced a goal scored by Hampson." Jimmy Hampson1st of 5 goals. , 25'
  • "More combined play in which Campbell and Hampson were conspicuous enabled Crooks to score." Sammy Crooks1st of 7 goals. , 30'
  • Assist: Alf Strange. "...and then a beautiful pass by Strange gave Burgess an opportunity which the inside-left used very promptly." Harry Burgess2nd of 4 goals. , 35'
  • Assist: Gordon Hodgson. "A pass by Hodgson enabled Houghton to get away, and the outside-left, closing in, completely beat Scott." Eric Houghton1st of 5 goals. , 40'
    • GK
    • Harry HibbsBirmingham, 5th of 25 caps
      24 years, 4 months, 24 days
    • RB
    • Roy GoodallHuddersfield, 13th of 25 caps
      27 years, 9 months, 20 days
      (c)4th captaincy
    • RH
    • Alf StrangeSheffield Wed, 4th of 20 caps
      30 years, 6 months, 18 days
    • CH
    • Tony LeachSheffield Wed, 1st of 2 caps
      27 years, 0 months, 27 days
    • OR
    • Sammy CrooksDerby, 4th of 26 caps
      22 years, 9 months, 4 days
    • CF
    • Jimmy HampsonBlackpool, 1st of 3 caps
      24 years, 6 months, 28 days
    • IL
    • Harry BurgessSheffield Wed, 1st of 4 caps
      26 years, 2 months, 0 days
    • OL
    • Eric HoughtonAston Villa, 1st of 7 caps
      20 years, 3 months, 21 day
  • Jimmy Dunne, 80'
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    • GK
    • Elisha ScottElisha Scott.
      Born 24th Aug 1893, Belfast.
    • RB
    • Andy McCluggageAndrew McCluggage.
      Born 1st Sep 1900, Larne.
    • LB
    • Bertie FultonRobert Patrick Fulton.
      Born 6th Nov 1906, Larne.
    • HB
    • Jack JonesJohn Jones.
      Born 3rd Apr 1907, Lurgan.
    • HB
    • Willie ReidWilliam Reid.
      Date of birth unknown, Belfast.
    • HB
    • Billy McCleeryWilliam McCleery.
      Born 25th Jan 1902, Belfast.
    • OR
    • Harry DugganHenry Anthony Duggan.
      Born 8th Jun 1903, Dublin.
    • IR
    • Bobby IrvineRobert William Irvine.
      Born 29th Apr 1900, Lisburn.
    • CF
    • Jimmy DunneJames Dunne.
      Born 3rd Sep 1905, Dublin.
    • IL
    • Billy GillespieWilliam Ballintrae Gillespie.
      Born 6th Aug 1891, Kerrykeel.
      (c)
    • OL
    • Harold McCawJohn Harold McCaw.
      Born 17th Mar 1906.

Notes

  • Missed Penalty: Alf Strange1st miss from 1st taken (0.0%). England's 14th overall. Scott saved an Alf Strange penalty during the 2nd half. "They [England] ought to have increased their lead when a penalty was awarded but Strange kicked within the reach of Scott who saved smartly."
  • Player MilestoneTony Leach's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneGordon Hodgson's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneJimmy Hampson's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarry Burgess' 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneEric Houghton's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneHarry Burgess' 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneJimmy Hampson's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneSammy Crooks' 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneEric Houghton's 1st Goal

Sources

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland John Thomson

Attendance

  • 25,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 8 ranking points to 1976 points England - 4th
  • Ireland - 20th