Match No. 176 - Thursday, 14th May 1931

  • Lucien Laurent, 15'
  • Robico Mercier, 18'
  • Marcel Langiller, 29'
  • Edmond Delfour, 57'
  • Robico Mercier, 76'
    • GK
    • Alexis ThépotAlexis Thépot.
      Born 30th Jul 1906, Brest.
      (c)
    • RB
    • Marcel CapelleMarcel Capelle.
      Born 11th Dec 1904, Paris.
    • LB
    • Étienne MattlerÉtienne Mattler.
      Born 25th Dec 1905, Belfort.
    • HB
    • Louis FinotLouis Finot.
      Born 8th Jul 1909, Saint-Maur-des-Fossés.
    • HB
    • Joseph KaucsarJoseph Kaucsar.
      Born 20th Jul 1904, Abeuth, Romania.
    • HB
    • Pierre HornusPierre Hornus.
      Born 1st Feb 1908, Mulhouse.
    • OR
    • Ernest LibératiErnest Libérati.
      Born 22nd Mar 1906, Oran, Algeria.
    • IR
    • Edmond DelfourMaurice Edmond Delfour.
      Born 1st Nov 1907, Ris-Orangis.
    • CF
    • Robico MercierRobert Mercier.
      Born 14th Oct 1909, Paris.
    • IL
    • Lucien LaurentLucien Laurent.
      Born 10th Dec 1907, Saint-Maur-des-Fossés.
    • OL
    • Marcel LangillerMarcel Langiller.
      Born 2nd Jun 1908, Paris.
  • "England scored within 10 nminutes of the start, after Cooper had repelled a menacing French attack. Crooks, on the right wing, finished a beautiful forward passing movement by shooting against the post, and the ball bounced into the net." Sammy Crooks2nd of 7 goals, 10'
  • "Waring eventually succeeded in getting through and beating Thepot with a good shot." Pongo Waring1st of 4 goals, 71'
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    • GK
    • Hugh TurnerHuddersfield, 1st of 2 caps
      26 years, 9 months, 8 days
    • RB
    • Tom CooperDerby, 8th of 15 caps
      27 years, 4 months, 13 days
    • RH
    • Alf StrangeSheffield Wed, 7th of 20 caps
      31 years, 1 month, 12 days
      (c)1st captaincy
    • CH
    • Tommy GrahamNotts Forest, 1st of 2 caps
      26 years, 2 months, 2 days
    • LH
    • Joe TateAston Villa, 1st of 3 caps
      26 years, 9 months, 10 days
    • OR
    • Sammy CrooksDerby, 7th of 26 caps
      23 years, 3 months, 29 days
    • CF
    • Pongo WaringAston Villa, 1st of 5 caps
      24 years, 7 months, 2 days
    • IL
    • Harry BurgessSheffield Wed, 3rd of 4 caps
      26 years, 8 months, 25 days
    • OL
    • Eric HoughtonAston Villa, 3rd of 7 caps
      20 years, 10 months, 15 days

Notes

  • Player MilestoneHugh Turner's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneTommy Graham's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneJoe Tate's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneGeorge Stephenson's Last Cap
  • Player MilestonePongo Waring's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestonePongo Waring's 1st Goal

Sources

Managers

  • England Committee
  • France Selection Committee

Referee

  • Belgium John Langenus

Attendance

  • 35,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -30 ranking points to 1943 points England - 5th
  • France - 31st