Match No. 166 - Saturday, 11th May 1929

  • Jacques Moeschal, 88'
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    • GK
    • Jan de Bie  
    • RB
    • Théodore Nouwens  
    • LB
    • Nicolas Hoydonckx  
    • RH
    • Henri van Averbeke  
    • CH
    • Florimond Vanhalme (c) 
    • LH
    • Gustave Boesman  
    • OR
    • Pierre Braine  
    • IR
    • Michel Vanderbauwhede  
    • CF
    • Raymond Braine  
    • IL
    • Jacques Moeschal  
    • OL
    • Jan Diddens  

Notes

  • Belgian ScorerThe Times states "...in the last two minutes they were rewarded with a goal from Raymond Braine, their inside-left, who finished a dribble with a shot which beat Hufton, who came out of his goal in an effort to take the ball off Braine's toes." The position was correct but the scorer not: It was Jacques Moeschal.
  • Penalty: George Camsell1st scored from 1 taken (100.0%). England's 11th overall. "[Camsell] added a third, which came from a penalty, hit the inside of the post and rebounded into the net at terrific pace."
  • Hat-Trick: George Camsell1st hat-trick (27th overall). England's fastest hat-trick at the time. 7 minutes between first and third goals. A fourth in the second half for good measure.
  • Player MilestoneLeonard Oliver's Only Cap
  • Goal MilestoneJoe Carter, 64' - 500th goal scored by England

Sources

  • The Times "England beat Belgium", Monday 13th May 1929, page 7.
  • The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade (Strategic Book Publishing and Rights co. 2013)
  • Royal Belgian Football Association
  • England (1872- 1940) - Eire (1924 - 1940) - England/Amateurs (1906 - 1940) by International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS 1999)

Managers

  •  England - Committee
  •  Belgium - Victor Lowenfeldt

Referee

  •  Achille Gama Malcher

Attendance

  • 35,000

Half Time Score

  • Belgium 0 - 3 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 10th   1
  •  Belgium - 30th