Match No. 93 - Monday, 16th March 1908

  • William Davies
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    • GK
    • Dick RooseLeigh Richmond Roose.
      Born 27th Nov 1877, Holt.
    • RB
    • Horace BlewHorace Elford Blew.
      Born 1878, Esculusham.
    • LB
    • Charlie MorrisCharles Richard Morris.
      Born 29th Aug 1880, Oswestry.
    • HB
    • Edwin HughesEdwin Hughes.
      Born 30th Nov 1885, Wrexham.
    • HB
    • Maurice ParryMaurice Parry.
      Born 7th Nov 1877, Trefonen, Oswestry.
    • HB
    • George LathamGeorge Latham.
      Born 1st Jan 1881, Newtown.
    • OR
    • Billy MeredithWilliam Henry Meredith.
      Born 30th Jul 1874, Chick, Denbighshire.
    • IR
    • Billy MatthewsWilliam Matthews.
      Born 1882, Rhyl.
    • CF
    • William DaviesWilliam Davies.
      Born 13th Apr 1882, Wrexham.
    • IL
    • Grenville MorrisArthur Grenville Morris.
      Born 13th Apr 1877, Builth Wells.
    • OL
    • Bobby EvansRobert Ernest Evans.
      Born 21st Nov 1885, Chester, England.
      Also played for England
    • GK
    • Dai DaviesDavid Davies.
      Born 12th May 1880, Llanelli.
    • HT
    • GK
    • Horace BaileyLeicester Fosse, 1st of 5 caps
      26 years, 8 months, 13 days
    • RB
    • Bob CromptonBlackburn, 16th of 41 caps
      28 years, 5 months, 20 days
    • RH
    • Ben WarrenDerby, 8th of 22 caps
      28 years, 10 months, 9 days
    • CH
    • Billy WedlockBristol City, 5th of 26 caps
      27 years, 4 months, 19 days
    • IR
    • Vivian WoodwardSpurs, 11th of 23 caps
      28 years, 9 months, 13 days
      (c)2nd captaincy

Notes

  • Player InfoRobert Evans (the Welsh outside left) would later appear for England on 4 occasions.
  • Player InjuriesRoose sustained a head injury sometime during the first half "...in a charge by V.J. Woodward...". "A further handicap soon completely crippled the Welsh team, Hughes, who was suffering from a cold, becoming so ill that he had to leave the field."
    Shortly after half time Davies came on for Roose in goal. The first occurance of a substitute during an England International.
  • Hat-Trick: Vivian Woodward1st hat-trick (17th overall). 62 minutes between first and third goals.
  • Player MilestoneHorace Bailey's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarold Hardman's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneJimmy Windridge's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneBilly Wedlock's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneVivian Woodward's 10th Goal
  • Goal MilestoneGeorge Hilsdon, 40' - 300th goal scored by England

Sources

  • The Times Tuesday 17th March 1908
  • The History of the English Football League: Part One 1888-1930 by Michael J. Slade (Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co. 2013)

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland David Phillips

Attendance

  • 7,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 13 ranking points to 1999 points England - 2nd
  • Wales - 12th