Match No. 218 - Thursday, 26th May 1938

  • Auguste Jordan, 32'
  • Jean Nicolas, 36'
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    • GK
    • Laurent Di LortoLaurent Di Lorto.
      Born 1st Jan 1909, Martigues.
    • RB
    • Héctor CazenaveHéctor Cazenave.
      Born 13th Apr 1914, France.
    • LB
    • Étienne MattlerÉtienne Mattler.
      Born 25th Dec 1905, Belfort.
      (c)
    • HB
    • François BourbotteFrançois Bourbotte.
      Born 24th Feb 1913, Loison-sous-Lens.
    • HB
    • Auguste JordanAuguste Jordan.
      Born 21st Feb 1909, Linz, Austria.
    • HB
    • Raoul DiagneRaoul Diagne.
      Born 10th Nov 1910, Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, French Guiana.
    • OR
    • Roger CourtoisRoger Courtois.
      Born 30th May 1912, Geneva, Switzerland.
    • IR
    • Michel BrusseauxMichel Brusseaux.
      Born 19th Mar 1913, Oran, Algeria.
    • CF
    • Jean NicolasJean Edouard Marie Nicolas.
      Born 9th Jun 1913, Nanterre.
    • IL
    • Oscar HeissererOscar Heisserer.
      Born 18th Jul 1914, Schirrhein, Germany.
    • OL
    • Alfred AstonAlfred Aston.
      Born 16th May 1912, Chantilly.
  • "Broome, at outside-right, was able to seize upon a faulty clearance by di Lorto, the French goalkeeper, and to score the opening goal." Frank Broome2nd of 3 goals. , 6'
  • Ted Drake5th of 6 goals. , 34'
  • "On this occasion [Di Lorto] came a little too far from his goal in an effort to intercept Drake, who was running through, but was only partially successful, and the ball rolled past him with just sufficient impetus to carry it to the corner of the net." Ted Drake6th of 6 goals. , 40'
  • Assist: Ted Drake. "... with five minutes to go Drake, who had been engaged in a mild passage of arms with the opposing backs, was brought down when about to shoot from short range. A penalty was awarded against France; Bastin took the kick and with it finished the day s scoring." Cliff Bastin12th of 12 goals. , 85' (pen)
    • 1
    • Vic WoodleyChelsea, 11th of 19 caps
      28 years, 3 months, 0 days
    • 3
    • Eddie HapgoodArsenal, 23rd of 30 caps
      29 years, 8 months, 2 days
      (c)14th captaincy
    • 4
    • Ken WillinghamHuddersfield, 5th of 12 caps
      25 years, 5 months, 25 days
    • 5
    • Alf YoungHuddersfield, 8th of 9 caps
      32 years, 6 months, 22 days
    • 6
    • Stan CullisWolves, 5th of 12 caps
      21 years, 7 months, 1 day
    • 7
    • Frank BroomeAston Villa, 3rd of 7 caps
      22 years, 11 month, 15 days
    • 9
    • Ted DrakeArsenal, 5th of 5 caps
      25 years, 9 months, 10 days
    • 10
    • Len GouldenWest Ham, 8th of 14 caps
      25 years, 10 months, 10 days
    • 11
    • Cliff BastinArsenal, 21st of 21 caps
      26 years, 2 months, 12 days

Notes

  • Match InfoPart of a continental tour to Germany, Switzerland & France.
  • Penalty: Cliff Bastin2nd scored from 2 taken (100.0%). England's 18th overall. "... with five minutes to go Drake, who had been engaged in a mild passage of arms with the opposing backs, was brought down when about to shoot from short range. A penalty was awarded against France; Bastin took the kick and with it finished the day's scoring."
  • Player MilestoneTed Drake's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneCliff Bastin's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneTed Drake, 40' - 650th goal scored by England

Sources

Managers

  • England Committee
  • France Selection Committee

Referee

  • Belgium Louis Baert

Attendance

  • 46,920

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 7 ranking points to 1959 points England - 4th
  • France - 32nd