Match No. 221 - Wednesday, 9th November 1938

  • Assist: Stanley Matthews. "Matthews beat his man and put across a perfect centre for Smith to head the ball past Johansen." Reg Smith1st of 2 goals, 13'
  • "[Dix] got in a shot which seemed to touch a defender on its way to the back of the net" Ronnie DixOnly Goal, 20'
  • From a corner. Tommy Lawton3rd of 22 goals, 35'
  • Assist: Tommy Lawton. "[Lawton] hit the crossbar and Smith put the ball through." Reg Smith2nd of 2 goals, 40'
    • 1
    • Vic WoodleyChelsea, 14th of 19 caps
      28 years, 8 months, 11 day
    • 2
    • Bert SprostonMan City, 11th of 11 caps
      23 years, 4 months, 17 days
    • 3
    • Eddie HapgoodArsenal, 26th of 30 caps
      30 years, 1 month, 15 days
      (c)17th captaincy
    • 4
    • Ken WillinghamHuddersfield, 8th of 12 caps
      25 years, 11 month, 8 days
    • 5
    • Stan CullisWolves, 7th of 12 caps
      22 years, 0 months, 15 days
    • 6
    • Doug WrightNewcastle Utd, Only Cap
      21 years, 6 months, 10 days
    • 8
    • Frank BroomeAston Villa, 4th of 7 caps
      23 years, 4 months, 28 days
    • 9
    • Tommy LawtonEverton, 3rd of 23 caps
      19 years, 1 month, 3 days
    • 10
    • Ronnie DixDerby, Only Cap
      26 years, 2 months, 4 days
    • 11
    • Reg SmithMillwall, 1st of 2 caps
      26 years, 9 months, 20 days
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    • GK
    • Henry JohansenHenry Johansen.
      Born 21st Jul 1904, Kristiania.
    • RB
    • Lars MartinsenLars Martinsen.
      Born 26th Dec 1908.
    • LB
    • Øivind HolmsenØivind Holmsen.
      Born 28th Apr 1912.
    • HB
    • Kristian HenriksenKristian Henriksen.
      Born 3rd Mar 1911.
    • HB
    • Nils EriksenNils Eriksen.
      Born 5th Mar 1911, Skien.
      (c)
    • HB
    • Rolf HolmbergRolf Holmberg.
      Born 24th Aug 1914.
    • OR
    • Knut BrynildsenKnut Brynildsen.
      Born 23rd Jul 1917.
    • IR
    • Reidar KvammenReidar Kvammen.
      Born 23rd Jul 1914, Stavanger.
    • CF
    • Alf MartinsenAlf Martinsen.
      Born 29th Dec 1911, Lillestrom.
    • IL
    • Magnar IsaksenMagnar Nikolai Isaksen.
      Born 13th Oct 1910.
    • OL
    • Arne BrustadArne Brustad.
      Born 14th Apr 1912, Oslo.

Notes

  • Player MilestoneBert Sproston's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneDoug Wright's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneRonnie Dix's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneReg Smith's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneReg Smith's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneRonnie Dix's 1st Goal

Sources

  • The Times "England beat Norway", Thursday 10th November 1938, Page 7
  • www.fotball.no

Managers

  • England Committee
  • Norway Selection Committee

Referee

  • Scotland James M Martin

Attendance

  • 39,887

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 6 ranking points to 1933 points England - 7th
  • Norway - 15th