Match No. 30 - Saturday, 26th February 1887

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    • GK
    • Robert Mills-RobertsDr. Robert Herbert Mills-Roberts.
      Born 5th Aug 1862, Ffestiniog.
    • RB
    • Alfred DaviesAlfred Owen Davies.
      Born 1863, Wales.
    • LB
    • Jack PowellJohn Powell.
      Born 25th Mar 1860, Ffrwd.
    • HB
    • Humphrey JonesHumphrey Percy Jones.
      Born 7th Dec 1862, Bangor.
      (c)
    • HB
    • Tom BurkeThomas Burke.
      Born 1863, Wrexham.
    • HB
    • Edward EvelynEdward Clement Evelyn.
      Born 18th Nov 1862, Wales.
    • OR
    • John ChallenJohn Bonamy Challen.
      Born 23rd Mar 1863, Ruthin.
    • IR
    • Billy OwenWilliam Owen.
      Born 1862, Wales.
    • CF
    • Job WildingJob Wilding.
      Born 1862, Wrexham.
    • IL
    • William TurnerWilliam H Turner.
      Date of birth unknown.
    • OL
    • Billy LewisWilliam Lewis.
      Born 1864, Bangor.

Notes

  • Disputed Goal ScorerConflicting reports are at odds to the sequence of goals. Some suggest that it was Cobbold that scored the 3rd goal and that the first was the own goal scored by Powell. Whichever way round, it was the first ever own goal awarded to England.
  • Player MilestoneHerby Arthur's Last Cap
  • Goal Milestone1st Opposition Own Goal

Sources

  • The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade (Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co. 2013)
  • Welsh Football Data Archive

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland Thomas Devlin

Attendance

  • 4,500

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 5 ranking points to 1930 points England - 2nd
  • Wales - 3rd