Match No. 226 - Wednesday, 24th May 1939, 6:00pm

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    • GK
    • Dumitru Pavlovici
    • RB
    • Rudolf Bürger
    • LB
    • Lazăr Sfera
    • HB
    • Vintilă Cossini
    • HB
    • Augustin Juhasz
    • HB
    • Rudolf Deményi
    • OR
    • Cornel Orza
    • IR
    • Silviu Ploeșteanu
    • CF
    • Iuliu Bodola (c)
    • IL
    • Nicolae Reuter
    • OL
    • Ștefan Dobay

Notes

  • Match InfoLast match before the outbreak of the Second World War.
  • Match InfoThomas Whittacker was nominated as head coach but did not select the team.
  • Match InfoPart of England's European tour which included Italy and Yugoslavia as well as Romania.
  • Player InjuryAfter only four minutes Bürger "injured his foot in a tussle with Smith...When [he] came back on he had to go on the wing and this seriously weakened the Rumanian defence."
  • Player MilestoneVic Woodley's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneGeorge Male's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneBill Morris' Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJoe Mercer's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneStan Cullis' Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneWilf Copping's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneFrank Broome's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneLen Goulden's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneDon Welsh's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneLeslie Smith's Only Cap
  • Goal MilestoneDon Welsh's 1st Goal

Sources

  • The Times "England beat Rumania", Thursday 25th May 1939, Page 6
  • www.romaniansoccer.ro

Managers

Referee

  • John Langenus

Attendance

  • 40,000

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 5th
  • Romania - 36th