Match No. 167 - Wednesday, 15th May 1929

  • Gaspar Rubio, 35'
  • Jaime Lazcano, 39'
  • Gaspar Rubio, 79'
  • Seve Goiburu, 82'
    • GK
    • Ricardo Zamora (c) 
    • RB
    • Félix Quesada  
    • LB
    • Jacinto Quincoces  
    • HB
    • Pachuco Prats  
    • HB
    • Martín Marculeta  
    • HB
    • José María Peña  
    • OR
    • Jaime Lazcano  
    • IR
    • Seve Goiburu  
    • CF
    • Gaspar Rubio  
    • IL
    • José Padrón  
    • OL
    • Mariano Yurrita  

Notes

  • Match InfoAfter Spain's equaliser "...the crowd surged over the rails and rushed on the ground in an endeavour to reach the scorer and embrace him. They were followed by a company of Civic Guards with drawn swords, who cleared the pitch with difficulty after some minutes interruption."
  • First Defeat AbroadThe first defeat on the continent by England.
  • Penalty: Joe Carter1st scored from 1 taken (100.0%). England's 12th overall.
  • Player MilestoneTed Hufton's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneFred Kean's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJack Hill's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJoe Peacock's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneEdgar Kail's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJoe Carter's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneLen Barry's Last Cap

Sources

  • The Times "England beaten in Madrid", Thursday 16th 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)
  • Press Association "England Beaten in Spain", Thursday 16th May 1929.
  • Reuters
  • The Anatomy of England by Jonathan Wilson (Orion 2010)

Managers

  •  England - Committee
  •  Spain - Jose Maria Mateos

Referee

  •  John Langenus

Attendance

  • 25,000

Half Time Score

  • Spain 2 - 2 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 11th   1
  •  Spain - 7th