Match No. 219 - Saturday, 22nd October 1938

  • Dai Astley <10'
  • Idris Hopkins c 30'
  • Bryn Jones >45
  • Dai Astley >45
    • GK
    • Roy JohnWilliam Ronald John.
      Born 29th Jan 1911, Briton Ferry.
    • RB
    • Bill WhatleyWilliam Whatley.
      Born 12th Oct 1912.
    • LB
    • Billie HughesWilliam Hughes.
      Born 1865, Caernarfon.
    • HB
    • George GreenGeorge Green.
      Born 12th Nov 1912.
    • HB
    • TG JonesThomas George Jones.
      Born 12th Oct 1917, Queensferry.
    • HB
    • Dai RichardsDavid Thomas Richards.
      Born 31st Oct 1906, Abercanaid.
    • OR
    • Idris HopkinsIdris Morgan Hopkins.
      Born 11th Oct 1910, Merthyr Tydfil.
    • IR
    • Leslie JonesLeslie Jenkin Jones.
      Born 1st Jul 1911, Aberdare.
    • CF
    • Dai AstleyDavid John Astley.
      Born 11th Oct 1909, Dowlais.
    • IL
    • Bryn JonesBrynmor Jones.
      Born 14th Feb 1912, Merthyr Tydfil.
    • OL
    • Horace CumnerReginald Horace Cumner.
      Born 31st Mar 1918, Aberdare.
  • "After 27 minutes a Welsh defender handled in the penalty area and Lawton placed the shot coolly out of John s reach." Tommy Lawton1st of 22 goals, 27' (pen)
  • Assist: Tommy Lawton. "England struck back; a pass from Lawton sent Matthews away...He weaved his way into the centre, but the final shot he sent in with his left foot was half-topped and it looked as though John might have saved it had he been a little quicker in his dive." Stanley Matthews7th of 11 goals, 35'
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    • 1
    • Vic WoodleyChelsea, 12th of 19 caps
      28 years, 7 months, 24 days
    • 3
    • Eddie HapgoodArsenal, 24th of 30 caps
      30 years, 0 months, 28 days
      (c)15th captaincy
    • 4
    • Ken WillinghamHuddersfield, 6th of 12 caps
      25 years, 10 months, 21 day
    • 5
    • Alf YoungHuddersfield, 9th of 9 caps
      32 years, 11 month, 18 days
    • 6
    • Wilf CoppingArsenal, 18th of 20 caps
      31 years, 2 months, 5 days
    • 9
    • Tommy LawtonEverton, 1st of 23 caps
      19 years, 0 months, 16 days
    • 10
    • Len GouldenWest Ham, 9th of 14 caps
      26 years, 3 months, 6 days
    • 11
    • Wally BoyesEverton, 2nd of 3 caps
      25 years, 9 months, 17 days

Notes

  • Penalty: Tommy Lawton1st scored from 1 taken (100.0%). England's 19th overall. Third penalty awarded in third consecutive match. "After 27 minutes a Welsh defender handled in the penalty area and Lawton placed the shot coolly out of John's reach."
  • Player MilestoneAlf Young's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJackie Robinson's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneTommy Lawton's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneTommy Lawton's 1st Goal
  • Match MilestoneEngland's 50th loss

Sources

  • The Times "A win for Wales", Monday 24th October 1938, Page 6

Managers

Referee

  • Ireland William Hamilton

Attendance

  • 55,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 3 places, losing -32 ranking points to 1927 points England - 7th - 3
  • Wales - 9th