Match No. 226 - Wednesday, 24th May 1939, 6:00pm

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    • GK
    • Dumitru Pavlovici  
    • RB
    • Rudolf Bürger  
    • LB
    • Lazăr Sfera  
    • HB
    • Vintilă Cossini  
    • HB
    • Augustin Juhasz  
    • HB
    • Rudolf Deményi  
    • OR
    • Cornel Orza  
    • IR
    • Silviu Ploeșteanu  
    • CF
    • Iuliu Bodola (c) 
    • IL
    • Nicolae Reuter  
    • OL
    • Ștefan Dobay  

Notes

  • Match InfoLast match before the outbreak of the Second World War.
  • Match InfoThomas Whittacker was nominated as head coach but did not select the team.
  • Match InfoPart of England's European tour which included Italy and Yugoslavia as well as Romania.
  • Player InjuryAfter only four minutes Bürger "injured his foot in a tussle with Smith...When [he] came back on he had to go on the wing and this seriously weakened the Rumanian defence."
  • Player MilestoneVictor Woodley's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneGeorge Male's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneWilliam Morris' Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJoe Mercer's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneStan Cullis' Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneWilf Copping's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneFrank Broome's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneLen Goulden's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneDonald Welsh's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneLeslie Smith's Only Cap
  • Goal MilestoneDonald Welsh's 1st Goal
  • Player MilestoneStan Cullis' 1st Captaincy

Sources

  • The Times "England beat Rumania", Thursday 25th May 1939, Page 6
  • www.romaniansoccer.ro

Managers

  •  England - Committee
  •  Romania - Virgil Economu

Referee

  •  John Langenus

Attendance

  • 40,000

Half Time Score

  • Romania 0 - 1 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 5th   0
  •  Romania - 36th