Match No. 177 - Saturday, 16th May 1931

  • Jean Capelle, 36'
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    • GK
    • Arnold Badjou
    • RB
    • Théodore Nouwens
    • LB
    • Constant Joacim
    • RH
    • Charles Simons
    • CH
    • Auguste Hellemans
    • LH
    • Jacques Moeschal (c)
    • OR
    • Louis Versyp
    • IR
    • Bernard Voorhoof
    • CF
    • Jean Capelle
    • IL
    • Joseph van Beeck
    • OL
    • Stan Vanden Eynde

Notes

  • Penalty: Eric Houghton1st scored from 1 taken (100.0%). England's 15th overall. "Just before half-time Moeschal, a Belgian half-back, handled the ball in the penalty area and Houghton scored."
  • Player MilestoneHugh Turner's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneSam Cowan's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarry Roberts' Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarry Burgess' Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneHarry Roberts' 1st Goal

Sources

  • The Times "English victory at Brussels", Monday 18th May 1931, page 6.
  • Royal Belgian Football Association
  • England (1872- 1940) - Eire (1924 - 1940) - England/Amateurs (1906 - 1940) by International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS 1999)

Managers

Referee

  • Dr Peco Bauwens

Attendance

  • 30,000

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 7th
  • Belgium - 34th