Match No. 250 - Saturday, 15th October 1949

  • Wales 1 - 4 England
  • World Cup Qualifier - World Cup 50 Qualifying Pool 1 - & Home Championship 1949-50
  • Ninian Park, Cardiff
  • Mal Griffiths, 80'
  •  
  •  
  •  
    • 1
    • Cyril Sidlow
    • 2
    • Walley Barnes (c)
    • 3
    • Alf Sherwood
    • 4
    • Roy Paul
    • 5
    • Thomas Jones
    • 6
    • Ron Burgess
    • 7
    • Mal Griffiths
    • 8
    • Billy Lucas
    • 9
    • Trevor Ford
    • 10
    • Frank Scrine
    • 11
    • George Edwards

Notes

  • Player InjurySkipper Wright was injured early on in the second half and he move to the left wing for the remainder of the game.
  • World Cup QualificationThe 1949/50 British Home Championship was used as a qualfying group for the 1950 World Cup.
  • Hat-Trick: Jackie Milburn1st hat-trick (40th overall). 43 minutes between first and third goals.
  • Match MilestoneEngland's 250th Match
  • Goal MilestoneStan Mortensen, 22' - 750th goal scored by England

Sources

  • England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • John Mowatt

Attendance

  • 61,079

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 4th - 1
  • Wales - 21st

World Cup 1950 Q

(Pool 1)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • England
    • 6
    • +11
    • 0
    • 0
    • 3
    • 3
    • Scotland
    • 4
    • +7
    • 1
    • 0
    • 2
    • 3
    • Wales
    • 1
    • -5
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
    • 3
    • Ireland
    • 1
    • -13
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
    • 3
    • Final Standings.