Wales v England 2-3 (International friendly: May 5, 1945)


May 5, 1945
Match: International, friendly, at Ninian Park.
Wales – England 2-3 (1-1).
Attendance: 35,000.
Referee: Mr. W.T. Nash (Glamorgan).
Wales (2-3-5): Cyril Sidlow (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Danny Winter (Bolton Wanderers), Billy Hughes (Birmingham), Donald Dearson (Birmingham), Robert Davies (Nottingham Forest), Ron Burgess (Tottenham Hotspur), Tom Astbury (Chester), Billy Lucas (Swindon Town), Billy Rees (Cardiff City), Horace Cumner (Arsenal), George Edwards (Coventry City).
England (2-3-5): Bert Williams (Walsall), Laurie Scott (Arsenal), George Hardwick (Middlesbrough), George Smith (Charlton Athletic), Neil Franklin (Stoke), Joe Mercer (Everton), Stanley Matthews (Stoke), Raich Carter (Sunderland), Tommy Lawton (Everton), RAJ “Sailor” Brown (Charlton Athletic), Les Smith (Brentford).
The goals: 0-1 Carter (7 min.), 1-1 Cumner (penalty, 30 min.), 1-2 Carter (46 min.), 1-3 Carter (56 min.), 2-3 Edwards.

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