Match No. 216 - Saturday, 14th May 1938
- Rudi Gellesch, 20'
- Jupp Gauchel, 44'
- Hans Pesser, 85'
- Hans JakobHans Jakob.
Born 16th Jun 1908, Munich.
- Paul JanesPaul Janes.
Born 11th Mar 1912, Küpperstag.
- Reinhold MünzenbergReinhold Münzenberg.
Born 25th Jan 1909, Walheim.
- Andreas KupferAndreas Kupfer.
Born 7th May 1914, Schweinfurt.
- Ludwig GoldbrunnerLudwig Goldbrunner.
Born 5th Mar 1908, Munich.
- Albin KitzingerAlbin Kitzinger.
Born 1st Feb 1912, Schweinfurt.
- Ernst LehnerErnst Lehner.
Born 7th Feb 1912, Augsburg.
- Rudi GelleschRudi Gellesch.
Born 1st May 1914, Gelsenkirchen.
- Jupp GauchelJosef Gauchel.
Born 11th Sep 1916, Koblenz-Neuendorf.
- Fritz SzepanFriedrich Hermann Sczepan.
Born 2nd Sep 1907, Gelsenkirchen.
- Hans PesserJohann Erik Pesser.
Born 7th Nov 1911, Vienna, Austria.
- Assist: Stanley Matthews. "...Bastin opened the scoring from a pass by Matthews, having manoeuvred Jakob out of his goal." Cliff Bastin10th of 12 goals. , 16'
- "Robinson put the ball into the corner of the net after England had forced a corner" Jackie Robinson2nd of 3 goals. , 26'
- Assist: Don Welsh. "Broome, catching the German backs in two minds, dashed through to score from a pass by Welsh." Frank Broome1st of 3 goals. , 29'
- "Matthews, trapping a high ball from the centre, dribbled his way past three defenders and gave England a three-goal lead." Stanley Matthews6th of 11 goals. , 42'
- "...Robinson scored with a low drive into the corner of the goal, which seemed to catch Jakob unawares." Jackie Robinson3rd of 3 goals. , 49'
- "...a terrific drive by Goulden from outside the penalty area which ripped the net from the crossbar...[it] drew gasps of admiration from the crowd and is the talk of the town to-day." Len Goulden2nd of 4 goals. , 85'
- Vic WoodleyChelsea, 9th of 19 caps
28 years, 2 months, 16 days
- Eddie HapgoodArsenal, 21st of 30 caps
29 years, 7 months, 20 days (c)12th captaincy
- Ken WillinghamHuddersfield, 3rd of 12 caps
25 years, 5 months, 13 days
- Alf YoungHuddersfield, 6th of 9 caps
32 years, 6 months, 10 days
- Don WelshCharlton, 1st of 3 caps
27 years, 2 months, 17 days
- Frank BroomeAston Villa, 1st of 7 caps
22 years, 11 month, 3 days
- Len GouldenWest Ham, 6th of 14 caps
25 years, 9 months, 29 days
- Cliff BastinArsenal, 19th of 21 caps
26 years, 2 months, 0 days
- Match InfoPart of a continental tour to Germany, Switzerland & France.
- Pre MatchThe England players were instructed to give the 'infamous' Nazi salute before the match or as The Times puts it, "The English team immediately made a good impression by raising their arms in the German salute while the band, after playing God Save the King, played the German National Anthem."
- Player MilestoneDon Welsh's 1st Cap
- Player MilestoneFrank Broome's 1st Cap
- Goal MilestoneCliff Bastin's 10th Goal
- Goal MilestoneFrank Broome's 1st Goal
- The Times "England beat Germany", Monday 16th May 1938, Page 8
- The Observer "England beat Germany. A strenuous match.", Sunday 15th May 1938.
- Belgium John Langenus
- Up 1 place, gaining 17 ranking points to 1968 points England - 3rd - 1
- Germany - 11th