Poland helps Wales to beat England


Saturday, October 24 – 1942
War time international, War Charities Association, at Molineux (Wolverhampton).
England – Wales 1-2 (1-1).
Attendance: 25.097.
Referee: Mr. F.C. Green (Wolverhampton).
England (2-3-5): George Marks (Arsenal); George Hardwick (Middlesbrough), Eddie Hapgood (C, Arsenal); Cliff Britton (Everton), Stan Cullis (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Joe Mercer (Everton); Stanley Matthews (Blackpool), Ronald Rooke (Fulham), Tommy Lawton (Everton), Albert Gibbons (Tottenham Hotspur), Jimmy Mullen (Wolverhampton Wanderers).
Wales (2-3-5): George Poland (Liverpool); Herbert Turner (C, Charlton Athletic), William Hughes (Birmingham); Donald Dearson (Birmingham), Thomas Jones (Everton), Ivor Powell (Queen’s Park Rangers); Idris Hopkins (Brentford), William Lucas (Swindon Town), George Lowrie (Coventry City), Bryn Jones (Arsenal), Reg Cumner (Arsenal).
The goals: 1-0 Lawton (11 min.), 1-1 Cumner, 1-2 Cumner.

** Eddie Hapgood played his 42nd international match or England, a new record shared with R. Compton.

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