Wales v England 1-7 (International: March 16, 1908)

March 16, 1908
Match: International: British Championship, at The Racecourse (Wrexham).
Wales – England 1-7 (0-4).
Attendance: 7,000.
Referee: Mr. P. Phelps (Scotland FA).
Wales (2-3-5): Leigh Roose (Sunderland), Horace Blew (Wrexham), Charles Morris (Derby County), Edwin Hughes (Nottingham Forest), George Latham (Liverpool), Maurice Parry (Liverpool), Billy Meredith (Captain, Manchester United), Billy Matthews (Chester), Tinker Davies (Blackburn Rovers), Grenville Morris (Nottingham Forest), Bobby Evans (Aston Villa).
Substitution: Dai Davies (Bolton Wanderers) for Roose at half-time.
England (2-3-5): Horace Bailey (Leicester Fosse), Bob Crompton (Blackburn Rovers), Jesse Pennington (West Bromwich), Ben Warren (Derby County), Billy Wedlock (Bristol City), Evelyn Lintott (Queens Park Rangers), Jock Rutherford (Newcastle United), Vivian Woodward (Captain, Tottenham Hotspur), George Hilsdon (Chelsea), James Windridge (Chelsea), Harold Hardman (Everton).
The goals: 0-1 Woodward (18 min.), 0-2 Widridge (25 min.), 0-3 Wedlock (30 min.), 0-4 Hilsdon (40 min.), 0-5 Hilsdon (63 min.), 0-6 Woodward (70 min.), 0-7 Woodward (70 min.), 1-7 Davies (Davies).
** Roose was injured after 15 minutes and had to leave the field. Morris went in goal until half-time. Wales had already lost Edwin Hughes to injury after four minutes.


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