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  • Wales suffered its 3rd consecutive defeat
  • England earned its 3rd consecutive victory
  • Wales vs England H2H: Wales national team's 38th loss in 58 matches

Wales vs England international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Saturday, 18 October 1947, 15:00 (UTC+1:00)
National teams, score:
Wales
0-3
England
Referee:
James Martin, Ladybank /
Scotland
Attendance, venue:
55 000, Ninian Park, Cardiff
Goals:
0-1 (6') Tom Finney, 0-2 (11') Stan Mortensen, 0-3 (25') Tommy Lawton
Wales football team line-up in match Nr.174
Managed by -
Player
Caps
Age
Club
3
31
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
2
25
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
1
27
Arsenal FC, London
2
31
Queens Park Rangers FC, London
7
30
Everton FC, Liverpool
4
30
Tottenham Hotspur FC, Tottenham
1
27
Fulham FC, London
3
29
Leeds United AFC, Leeds
1
27
Coventry City FC, Coventry
16
35
Arsenal FC, London
4
26
Birmingham City FC, Birmingham
England football team line-up in match Nr.236
Managed by team manager Walter Winterbottom
Player
Caps
Age
Club
10
33
Manchester City FC, Manchester
10
30
Arsenal FC, London
10
27
Middlesbrough FC, Middlesbrough
1
30
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
10
25
Stoke City FC, Stoke-on-Trent
10
23
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, Wolverhampton
22
32
Blackpool FC, Blackpool
3
26
Blackpool FC, Blackpool
18
28
Chelsea FC, London
10
29
Middlesbrough FC, Middlesbrough
8
25
Preston North End FC, Preston
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Wales
11
4.000
29.500
9
0
0
0
England
11
10.182
28.510
9
3
0
0
Historical data sources
The Manchester Guardian (Manchester), №31520, 19 Oct 1947; Newspapers.com
South Wales Evening Post (Swansea), №23193, 20 Oct 1947; Newspapers.com
Comments
Wales vs England post-match head-to-head
WP
25.9
P
58
W
10
D
10
L
38
GF
57
GA
157
GF/P
0.983
GA/P
2.707
Av attendance
16 455
WP - winning percentage, P - played, W - wins, D - draws, L - losses, GF - goals for, GA - goals against, Av - average
Wales national team matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1946-1947
Northern Ireland vs Wales 2-1
Belfast, Wednesday 16 April 1947
Next match:
British Championship 1947-1948
Scotland vs Wales 1-2
Glasgow, Wednesday 12 November 1947
England national team matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Belgium vs England 2-5
Brussels, Sunday 21 September 1947
Next match:
British Championship 1947-1948
England vs Northern Ireland 2-2
Liverpool, Wednesday 5 November 1947
Top England goal scorers
1. Steve Bloomer (1895 - 1907) - 28 goals
2. Vivian Woodward (1903 - 1911) - 28 goals
3. Tommy Lawton (1938 - 1947) - 19 goals
... Tom Finney (1946 - 1947) - 8 goals
... Stan Mortensen (1947) - 6 goals
(correct as of October 18, 1947)
Brief match report
Sat. 18 Oct 1947
Ninian Park, Cardiff
Wales 0-3 England
Goals: Finney 6, Mortensen 11, Lawton 25

Wales: Sidlow, Lambert, Barnes, Ivor Powell, Thomas Jones, Burgess (c), Thomas, Aubrey Powell, Lowrie, Bryn Jones, Edwards.

England: Swift, Scott, Hardwick (c), Taylor, Franklin, Wright, Matthews, Mortensen, Lawton, Mannion, Finney. Managed by Winterbottom.

Att: 55 000,
Ref: Martin (Scotland)

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