Match No. 38 - Saturday, 15th March 1890

  • Billy Lewis, 40'
  •  
  •  
    • GK
    • Sam Gillam  
    • RB
    • Alfred Davies  
    • LB
    • Di Jones  
    • HB
    • Joe Davies  
    • HB
    • Humphrey Jones  
    • HB
    • Walter Evans  
    • OR
    • John Challen  
    • IR
    • Richard Jones  
    • CF
    • Jack Doughty  
    • IL
    • Ned Howell  
    • OL
    • Billy Lewis  

Notes

  • Team SelectionThe FA decided on a policy of playing two teams on the same day. The first, a team made up of players from the northern professional clubs played Ireland (Match 39), whilst a mixed team of gentlemen amateurs and professionals played Wales.
  • UmpiresJ Davis for Wales and SW Widdowson for England.
  • Player MilestoneAlbert Fletcher's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJohnny Holt's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneEdmund Currey's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarry Wood's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneEdmund Currey's 1st Goal

Sources

  • London Evening Standard "England v Wales", Monday 17th March 1890. Page 2.
  • Bristol Mercury "England v Wales", Monday 17th March 1890. Page 6.
  • The Times "Sporting Intelligence", Monday 17th March 1890. Page 10.
  • The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade (Strategic Book Publishing and Rights co. 2013)

Managers

Referee

  •  James Walker

Attendance

  • 5,000

Half Time Score

  • Wales 1 - 0 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 2nd   0
  •  Wales - 6th