Match No. 225 - Thursday, 18th May 1939

  • Svetislav Glišović, 16'
  • Nikola Perlić, 63'
    • GK
    • Ljubomir LovrićLjubomir Lovrić.
      Born 28th May 1920, Novi Sad.
    • RB
    • Zvonko PožegaZvonimir Požega.
      Born 21st May 1913.
    • LB
    • Ernest DubacErnest Dubac.
      Born 15th Feb 1914.
    • HB
    • Petar ManolaPetar Manola.
      Born 28th Feb 1918, Jajce.
    • HB
    • Prvoslav DragićevićPrvoslav Dragićević.
      Born 4th Mar 1914, Kragujevac.
    • HB
    • Gustav LechnerGustav Lechner.
      Born 17th Feb 1913, Osijek.
    • OR
    • Svetislav GlišovićSvetislav Glišović.
      Born 17th Sep 1913, Belgrade.
    • IR
    • Đorđe VujadinovićĐorđe Vujadinović.
      Born 29th Nov 1909, Smederevo.
    • CF
    • Aleksandar PetrovićAleksandar Petrović.
      Born 8th Sep 1914, Kragujevac.
    • IL
    • Frane MatošićFrane Matošić.
      Born 25th Nov 1918, Split.
    • OL
    • Nikola PerlićNikola Perlić.
      Born 4th Feb 1912, Slavonski Brod.
  • Assist: Len Goulden. "Broome, gathering a pass from Goulden, drove home a fine shot to equalize." Frank Broome3rd of 3 goals, 49'
  •  
    • 1
    • Vic WoodleyChelsea, 18th of 19 caps
      29 years, 2 months, 20 days
    • 2
    • George MaleArsenal, 18th of 19 caps
      29 years, 0 months, 10 days
    • 3
    • Eddie HapgoodArsenal, 30th of 30 caps
      30 years, 7 months, 24 days
      (c)21st captaincy
    • 4
    • Ken WillinghamHuddersfield, 12th of 12 caps
      26 years, 5 months, 17 days
    • 5
    • Stan CullisWolves, 11th of 12 caps
      22 years, 6 months, 24 days
    • 6
    • Joe MercerEverton, 4th of 5 caps
      24 years, 9 months, 9 days
    • 8
    • Willie HallSpurs, 10th of 10 caps
      27 years, 2 months, 6 days
    • 9
    • Tommy LawtonEverton, 7th of 23 caps
      19 years, 7 months, 12 days
    • 10
    • Len GouldenWest Ham, 13th of 14 caps
      26 years, 10 months, 2 days
    • 11
    • Frank BroomeAston Villa, 6th of 7 caps
      23 years, 11 month, 7 days

Notes

  • Player InjuryEdris Hapgood was injured during the buld up to Yugoslavia's first goal and spent the rest of the match as an outside winger but was largely ineffective.
  • Match InfoThomas Whittaker was nominated as head coach but did not select the team.
  • Match InfoPart of England's European tour which included Italy and Romania as well as Yugoslavia.
  • Player MilestoneEddie Hapgood's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneKen Willingham's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneWillie Hall's Last Cap

Sources

  • The Times "England beaten in Belgrade", Friday 19th May 1939, Page 5

Managers

  • England Committee
  • Kingdom of Yugoslavia Bosko Simonovic

Referee

  • France Georges Capdeville

Attendance

  • 35,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -17 ranking points to 1960 points England - 4th
  • Kingdom of Yugoslavia - 33rd