Match No. 72 - Monday, 18th March 1901

  • "...the ball came out to Bloomer, who made no mistake with a fast high shot." Steve Bloomer21st of 28 goals, 38'
  • "...Foster, going straight through, was badly tripped, and from the penalty kick Needham put on a second five minutes from the resumption." Ernest Needham3rd of 3 goals, 50' (pen)
  • "...Corbett passed to Bloomer, who added a third goal in excellent fashion." Steve Bloomer22nd of 28 goals, 60'?
  • "Ten minutes from the close, Bennett got away, and putting the ball across, Bloomer scored the fourth goal with a pretty oblique shot, which hit the far post and glance into the net." Steve Bloomer23rd of 28 goals, 80'
  • "Foster snapped up the ball as it was kicked off by Morgan-Owen, touched it to Beats, thence it went to Bloomer, came back to Foster, close on goal; and the Corinthian added a fifth point with a fast shot, which gave Roose no earthly chance." Tip Foster3rd of 3 goals, 81'
  • "Two minutes later, Bloomer took full advantage of a bad mistake by Morris, and, racing on, scored a sixth goal, Roose delaying his rush too long." Steve Bloomer24th of 28 goals, 83'
    • GK
    • Matt KingsleyNewcastle Utd, Only Cap
      25 years, 4 months, 3 days
    • RB
    • Jimmy CrabtreeAston Villa, 13th of 14 caps
      29 years, 2 months, 26 days
    • LB
    • William OakleyCorinthians, 15th of 16 caps
      27 years, 10 months, 21 day
    • RH
    • Albert WilkesAston Villa, 1st of 5 caps
      26 years, 4 months, 8 days
    • LH
    • Ernest NeedhamSheffield Utd, 14th of 16 caps
      28 years, 1 month, 28 days
      (c)1st captaincy
    • OR
    • Walter BennettSheffield Utd, 1st of 2 caps
      26 years, 2 months, 18 days
    • CF
    • Billy BeatsWolves, 1st of 2 caps
      29 years, 4 months, 5 days
    • IL
    • Tip FosterCorinthians, 3rd of 5 caps
      22 years, 11 month, 2 days
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    • GK
    • Dick RooseLeigh Richmond Roose.
      Born 27th Nov 1877, Holt.
    • RB
    • Sam MeredithSamuel Meredith.
      Born 5th Sep 1972, Trefonen, Shropshire.
    • LB
    • Charlie MorrisCharles Richard Morris.
      Born 29th Aug 1880, Oswestry.
    • HB
    • Maurice ParryMaurice Parry.
      Born 7th Nov 1877, Trefonen, Oswestry.
    • HB
    • William JonesWilliam James Jones.
      Born 1876.
    • HB
    • Ted HughesEdward Hughes.
      Born 1876, Ruabon.
    • OR
    • Billy MeredithWilliam Henry Meredith.
      Born 30th Jul 1874, Chick, Denbighshire.
    • IR
    • Harry PughHenry David Pugh.
      Born 8th Mar 1875, Wrexham.
    • CF
    • Morgan Morgan-OwenMorgan Maddox Morgan-Owen.
      Born 20th Feb 1877, Hereford, England.
      Brother of Hugh Morgan-Owen.
    • IL
    • Thomas ParryThomas David Parry.
      Date of birth unknown.
    • OL
    • Ephraim WilliamsEphraim Williams.
      Born 1877, Wales.

Notes

  • Penalty: Ernest Needham1st scored from 1 taken (100.0%). England's 2nd overall. "...Foster, going straight through, was badly tripped, and from the penalty kick Needham put on a second five minutes from the resumption." The first successful England penalty.
  • Hat-Trick: Steve Bloomer2nd hat-trick (16th overall). 42 minutes between first and third goals. The first Englishman to score two hat-tricks.
  • Player MilestoneMatt Kingsley's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneAlbert Wilkes' 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneBilly Bannister's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneWalter Bennett's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneBilly Beats' 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneBertie Corbett's Only Cap

Sources

  • Sheffield Daily Telegraph "England v Wales", Tuesday 19th March 1901, 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 Thomas Robertson

Attendance

  • 11,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 2 ranking points to 2022 points England - 1st
  • Wales - 3rd