Match No. 38 - Saturday, 15th March 1890

  • Billy Lewis, 40'
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    • GK
    • Sam GillamSamuel Gladstone Gillam.
      Born 1868, Swindon.
    • RB
    • Alfred DaviesAlfred Owen Davies.
      Born 1863, Wales.
    • LB
    • Di JonesDavid Jones.
      Born 1867, Trefonen, England.
    • HB
    • Joe DaviesJoseph E. Davies.
      Born 12th Jul 1864, Cefn Mawr.
    • HB
    • Humphrey JonesHumphrey Percy Jones.
      Born 7th Dec 1862, Bangor.
    • HB
    • Walter EvansWalter Gwynne Evans.
      Born 1867, Builth Wells.
    • OR
    • John ChallenJohn Bonamy Challen.
      Born 23rd Mar 1863, Ruthin.
    • IR
    • Richard JonesRichard Owen Jones.
      Born 1867, Wales.
    • CF
    • Jack DoughtyJohn Doughty.
      Born 1865, Bilston, England.
    • IL
    • Ned HowellEdmund Howell.
      Born 1867, Wales.
    • OL
    • Billy LewisWilliam Lewis.
      Born 1864, Bangor.
    • GK
    • Billy MoonOld Westminsters, 5th of 7 caps
      21 years, 8 months, 18 days
    • CH
    • Johnny HoltEverton, 1st of 10 caps
      24 years, 11 month, 5 days
    • LH
    • Alf SheltonNotts County, 2nd of 6 caps
      24 years, 6 months, 4 days
    • IR
    • Edmund CurreyOxford University, 1st of 2 caps
      21 years, 8 months, 17 days
    • IL
    • Harry WoodWolves, 1st of 3 caps
      21 years, 8 months, 19 days
    • OL
    • Harry DaftNotts County, 2nd of 5 caps
      23 years, 11 month, 10 days

Notes

  • Team SelectionThe FA decided on a policy of playing two teams on the same day. The first, a team made up of players from the northern professional clubs played Ireland (Match 39), whilst a mixed team of gentlemen amateurs and professionals played Wales.
  • UmpiresJ Davis for Wales and SW Widdowson for England.
  • Player MilestoneAlbert Fletcher's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJohnny Holt's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneEdmund Currey's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarry Wood's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneEdmund Currey's 1st Goal

Sources

  • London Evening Standard "England v Wales", Monday 17th March 1890. Page 2.
  • Bristol Mercury "England v Wales", Monday 17th March 1890. Page 6.
  • The Times "Sporting Intelligence", Monday 17th March 1890. Page 10.
  • The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade (Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co. 2013)

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland James Walker

Attendance

  • 5,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 3 ranking points to 1969 points England - 2nd
  • Wales - 4th