Match No. 32 - Saturday, 4th February 1888

  • John Doughty, 17'
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    • GK
    • Robert Mills-Roberts  
    • RB
    • Alfred Davies (c) 
    • LB
    • Robert Roberts  
    • HB
    • Jack Powell  
    • HB
    • Peter Griffiths  
    • HB
    • Joe Davies  
    • OR
    • John Challen  
    • IR
    • John Doughty  
    • CF
    • Billy Lewis  
    • IL
    • William Pryce-Jones  
    • OL
    • William Owen  

Notes

  • Match InfoThe first match to be selected by the new 7 man FA Select Committee.
  • Match InfoOriginally due to be played at Wrexham's Racecourse Ground. The match was switched to Crewe at the last minute for reasons unknown. For the record it is described as a Wales home match.
  • Disputed CaptainTinsley Lindley is the most plausible candidate.
  • Player MilestoneBilly Moon's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneFrank Saunders' Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarry Allen's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneCecil White's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneGeorge Woodhall's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneJohn Goodall's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneDennis Hodgetts' 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneGeorge Woodhall's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneJohn Goodall's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneGeorge Woodhall, 70' - 100th goal scored by England

Sources

  • The Times "Sporting Intelligence", Monday 6th February 1888
  • The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade (Strategic Book Publishing and Rights co. 2013)

Managers

Referee

  •  John Sinclair

Attendance

  • 7,000

Half Time Score

  • Wales 1 - 1 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 2nd   0
  •  Wales - 5th