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England vs Wales international football match report

Date, kick-off time: Monday, 2 March 1903, 15:30 (UTC)
National teams, score:
England
-
Wales
2:1
Competition:British Championship 1903
Referee:Tom Robertson, Glasgow /
Scotland
Attendance, venue:5 000, Fratton Park, Portsmouth
Goals:1:0 (12') Joe Bache, 1:1 (54') Mart Watkins, 2:1 (78') Vivian Woodward
England national football team line-up in match Nr.78
Managed by selection committee
PlayerCapsAgeClub
John Sutcliffe   534Millwall Athletic FC, London
Bob Crompton  Captain  423Blackburn Rovers FC, Blackburn
George Molyneux   327Southampton FC, Southampton
Harry Johnson   527Sheffield United FC, Sheffield
Frank Forman   927Nottingham Forest FC, West Bridgford
Kelly Houlker   230Portsmouth FC, Portsmouth
Harry Davis   223The Wednesday FC, Sheffield
Bill Garraty   124Aston Villa FC, Aston
Vivian Woodward   223Tottenham Hotspur FC, Tottenham
Joe Bache   123Aston Villa FC, Aston
Reginald Corbett   123Old Malvernians FC, London
Wales national team line-up in match Nr.73
Managed by -
PlayerCapsAgeClub
Bob Evans   2Wrexham AFC, Wrexham
Horace Blew   625Wrexham AFC, Wrexham
Charlie Morris  Captain  822Derby County FC, Derby
Maurice Parry   725Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Robert Morris   5Shrewsbury Town FC, Shrewsbury
Tom Davies   1Ruabon Druids FC, Ruabon
Billy Meredith   1728Manchester City FC, Manchester
Mart Watkins   222Stoke FC, Stoke on Trent
Arthur Green   221Notts County FC, Nottingham
Arthur Grenville Morris   825Nottingham Forest FC, West Bridgford
Bobby Atherton   326Hibernian FC, Edinburgh
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
England113.18226.35510200
Wales115.54510100
Historical data sources
Evening Express (Cardiff), №4886, 02.03.1903; The National Library of Wales
The Manchester Guardian (Manchester), №17647, 03.03.1903; Newspapers.com
The Times (London), №37018, 03.03.1903; Newspapers.com
Comments
England vs Wales post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
25194284 - 201.680
England v Wales match-by-match record
England matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1903
England vs Ireland 4-0
Wolverhampton, Saturday 14 February 1903
Next match:
British Championship 1903
England vs Scotland 1-2
Sheffield, Saturday 4 April 1903
Wales matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1902
Scotland vs Wales 5-1
Greenock, Saturday 15 March 1902
Next match:
British Championship 1903
Wales vs Scotland 0-1
Cardiff, Monday 9 March 1903
England top scorers
1. Steve Bloomer (1895 - 1901) - 25 goals
2. Tinsley Lindley (1886 - 1891) - 14 goals
3. John Goodall (1888 - 1896) - 12 goals
... Vivian Woodward (1903) - 3 goals
... Joe Bache (1903) - 1 goal
(correct as of March 2, 1903)
Wales top scorers
1. Billy Lewis (1886 - 1896) - 8 goals
2. William Owen (1882 - 1884) - 6 goals
3. Jack Doughty (1888) - 6 goals
4. Billy Meredith (1896 - 1900) - 6 goals
... Mart Watkins (1903) - 1 goal
(correct as of March 2, 1903)
Brief match report
Mon. 02 Mar 1903
Fratton Park, Portsmouth
England 2-1 Wales
Goals: Bache 12, Watkins 54, Woodward 78

England: Sutcliffe, Crompton (c), Molyneux, Johnson, Forman, Houlker, Davis, Garraty, Woodward, Bache, Corbett. Managed by selection committee.

Wales: Evans, Blew, Charlie Morris (c), Parry, Robert Morris, Davies, Meredith, Watkins, Green, Arthur Grenville Morris, Atherton.

Att: 5 000
Ref: Robertson (Scotland)

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