Match No. 8 - Saturday, 18th January 1879, 3:15pm

  • William Davies, 47'
  •  
    • GK
    • George Glascodine  
    • RB
    • Llewelyn Kenrick  
    • LB
    • George Higham  
    • HB
    • William Williams  
    • HB
    • Thomas Owen  
    • HB
    • William Davies  
    • OR
    • William Shone  
    • IR
    • Dennis Heywood  
    • CF
    • John Price  
    • IL
    • Digby Owen  
    • OL
    • William Roberts  

Notes

  • WeatherDue to the atrocious snowfall both captains agreed to play halves of only 30 minutes each.
  • AttendanceThe poor attendance was also due to the weather. Reports range from 85 to 300.
  • Disputed CaptainThe England captain is disputed between Arthur Cursham & Henry Wace.
  • Player ReplacementRupert Anderson was a striker by trade but was selected as a goalkeeper as a late replacement.
  • Player MilestoneRupert Anderson's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneLindsay Bury's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneClaude William Wilson's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneWilliam Clegg's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneEdward Parry's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneThomas Heathcote Sorby's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneHerbert Whitfield's Only Cap
  • Goal MilestoneHerbert Whitfield's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneThomas Heathcote Sorby's 1st Goal

Sources

  • The Times "Sporting Intelligence", Monday 20th January 1879, Page 11
  • Association Football in Victorian England by Philip Gibbons (Minerva Press 2001) page 54.
  • Welsh Football Data Archive

Managers

Referee

  •  Richard Sagar Bastard

Attendance

  • 200

Half Time Score

  • England 2 - 0 Wales

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 2nd   0
  •  Wales - 3rd