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1872-73 to 1938-39
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England in Friendly Competition
1872-73 to 1938-39

Friendly Match Record Overall

Friendly Match Record by Opponents

Friendly Comps

 

Seasons 1872-73 to 1877-78

1 30 November 1872 - Scotland 0 England 0 [0-0]*
The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow (4,000)
  AD
2 8 March 1873 - England 4 Scotland 2 [2-2]*
Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London (2,500 to 4,000)
Kenyon-Slaney (2), Bonsor, Chenery
Renny-Tailyour, Gibb
HW
3 7 March 1874 - Scotland 2 England 1 [1-1]*
The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow (4,000)
Anderson, MacKinnon
Kingsford
AL
4 6 March 1875 - England 2 Scotland 2 [1-1]*
Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London (2,000)
Wollaston, Alcock
McNiel, Andrews
HD
5 4 March 1876 - Scotland 3 England 0 [3-0]
The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow (12,000)
MacKinnon, McNiel, Highet AL
6 3 March 1877 - England 1 Scotland 3 [0-1]
Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London
(2,000 to 3,000)
Lyttelton
Ferguson (2), Richmond
HL
7 2 March 1878 - Scotland 7 England 2 [4-0]
Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow (10,000)
McDougall (3), McGregor (2), McNiel (2), MacKinnon
Wylie, A.Cursham
AL

Season 1878-79

8 18 January 1879 - England 2 Wales 1 [2-0]
Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London
(85 to 300)
Whitfield, Sorby
Davies
HW
9 5 April 1879 - England 5 Scotland 4 [1-4]
Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London
(4,500)
Mosforth, C.Bambridge (2), Goodyer, Parlane OG
MacKinnon (2), McDougall, Smith
HW

Season 1879-80

10 13 March 1880 - Scotland 5 England 4 [3-2]
Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow (12,000)
Ker (3), Baird,  Kay
C.Bambridge (2), Mosforth, Sparks
AL
11 15 March 1880 - Wales 2 England 3 [0-1]
The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham (3,000)
W.Roberts, J.Roberts
Hibbott OG
, Sparks (2)
AW

Season 1880-81

12 26 February 1881 - England 0 Wales 1 [0-0]
East Lancashire Cricket Club, Alexandra Meadows, Gawthorpe, Blackburn
(3,000)
Vaughan HL
13 12 March 1881 - England 1 Scotland 6 [0-1]
Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London
(8,500)
C.Bambridge
Smith (2), Hill, Ker, Field OG
HL

Season 1881-82

14 18 February 1882 - Ireland 0 England 13 [0-5]
Knock Ground, Bloomfield, Belfast
(2,500)
Vaughton (5), J.Brown (2), A.Brown (4), C.Bambridge, H.Cursham AW
15 11 March 1882 - Scotland 5 England 1 [2-1]
Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow (10,000)
Harrower, Ker (2), McPherson,  Kay
Vaughton
AL
16 13 March 1882 - Wales 5 England 3 [1-2]
The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham (5,000)
Owen (2), Morgan, A.Jones OG, Vaughan
Mosforth, Parry, H.Cursham
AL

Season 1882-83

17 3 February 1883 - England 5 Wales 0 [2-0]
Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London
(2,000)
Mitchell (3), C.Bambridge, A.Cursham HW
18 24 February 1883 - England 7 Ireland 0 [4-0]
Liverpool Cricket Ground, Aigburth Road, Aigburth, Liverpool
(2,500)
Whateley (2), Cobbold (2), Dunn (2), Pawson HW
19 10 March 1883 - England 2 Scotland 3 [2-2]
Bramall Lane, Little Sheffield, Sheffield (7,000)
Mitchell, Cobbold
Smith (3)
HL

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England's Friendly Record 1872-1883
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 10 5 1 4 29 22 +7 1 2 2.90 2.20 55.0 +1
Away 9 2 1 6 27 29 -2 2 2 3.00 3.222 27.8 -4
Total 19 7 2 10 56 51 +5 3 4 2.947 2.684 42.1 -3

With all home nations in place, England embarked on the British Championship Tournament.  No more 'official' friendly matches were played until the summer of 1908.

Season 1907-08 - Friendly Matches 20-23

95 6 June 1908 - Austria 1 England 6 [0-3]
Cricketer Platz, Leopoldstadt, Wien
(3,500)
Schmieger
Windridge (2), Woodward, Hildson (2), Bridgett
AW
96 8 June 1908 - Austria 1 England 11 [0-5]
Hohe Warte Stadion, Döbling, Wien
(5,000)
Hirschl
Woodward (4), Windridge, Rutherford, Bradshaw (3), Warren, Bridgett
AW
97 10 June 1908 - Hungary 0 England 7 [0-4]
Millenáris Sportpálya, Zugló, Buda-Pesth
(6,500)
Hilsdon (4), Windridge, Woodward, Rutherford AW
98 13 June 1908 - Bohemia 0 England 4 [0-1]
Stadión Letná, Milady Horákové, Praha
(12,000)
Hilsdon (2 (1 pen)), Windridge, Rutherford AW

Season 1908-09 - Friendly Matches 24-26

102 29 May 1909 - Hungary 2 England 4 [1-3]
Millenáris Sportpálya, Zugló, Buda-Pesth
(10,000)
Késmárky, Grósz
Bridgett, Woodward, Fleming, Weinber OG
AW
103 31 May 1909 - Hungary 2 England 8 [0-5]
Millenáris Sportpálya, Zugló, Buda-Pesth
(11,000)
Schlosser, Mészáros
Fleming (2), Woodward (4), Holley (2)
AW
104 1 June 1909 - Austria 1 England 8 [0-2]
Hohe Warte Stadion, Döbling, Wien (3,000)
Neubauer (pen)
Woodward (3), Halse (2), Holley (2), Warren
AW

 

England's Friendly Record 1872-1909
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 10 5 1 4 29 22 +7 1 2 2.90 2.20 55.0 +1
Away 16 9 1 6 75 36 +39 2 4 4.688 2.25 59.4 +3
Total 26 14 2 10 104 58 +46 3 6 4.00 2.231 57.7 +4

No more 'official' friendly matches were played until the spring of 1921.

Season 1920-21 - Friendly Match 27

126 21 May 1921 - Belgium 0 England 2 [0-1]
Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Sint-Jans Molenbeek, Bruxelles (25,000)
Buchan, Chambers AW

Season 1922-23 - Friendly Matches 28-31

132 19 March 1923 - England 6 Belgium 1 [2-1]
Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London (14,052)
Hegan (2), Chambers, Mercer, Seed, Bullock
Vlaminck
HW
134 10 May 1923 - France 1 England 4 [0-2]
Stade Pershing, Bois de Vincennes, Paris
(30,000)
Dewaquez
Hegan (2), Buchan, Creek
AW
135 21 May 1923 - Sweden 2 England 4 [1-3]
Stockholms Olympiastadion, Östermalm, Stockholm
(14,500)
H.Dahl (2)
Walker (2), Thornwell, J.Moore
AW
136 24 May 1923 - Sweden 1 England 3 [1-1]
Stockholms Olympiastadion, Östermalm, Stockholm
(12,000)
H.Dahl
W.Moore (2), Miller
AW

Season 1923-24 - Friendly Matches 32 & 33

138 1 November 1923 - Belgium 2 England 2 [1-1]
Bosuil Stadion, Antwerpen
(40,000)
Larnoe, Schelstraete (pen)
Brown, W.Roberts
AD
141 17 May 1924 - France 1 England 3 [0-2]
Stade Pershing, Bois de Vincennes, Paris (20,000)
Dewaquez
Gibbins (2), Baumann OG
AW

Season 1924-25 - Friendly Matches 34 & 35

143 8 December 1924 - England 4 Belgium 0 [1-0]
The Hawthorns, West Bromwich (15,405)
Bradford (2), Walker (2) HW
146 21 May 1925 - France 2 England 3 [0-1]
Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris (35,000)
Boyer, Dewaquez
Gibbins, Bonnardel OG, Dorrell
AW

Season 1925-26 - Friendly Match 36

150 24 May 1926 - Belgium 3 England 5 [1-1]
Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen
(35,000)
Thys, R.Braine (2)
F.Osborne (3), Johnson, Carter
AW

Season 1926-27 - Friendly Matches 37-39

154 11 May 1927 - Belgium 1 England 9 [0-5]
Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Sint-Jans Molenbeek, Bruxelles (35,000)
Vanhalme
G.Brown (2), Hulme, Rigby (2), Dean (3), Page
AW
155 21 May 1927 - Luxembourg 2 England 5 [2-2]
Stade de la Frontière, Jeunesse, Esch-sur-Alzette (3,789)
Hubert, Lefevre
Dean (3), Kelly, Bishop
AW
156 26 May 1927 - France 0 England 6 [0-2]
Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris (25,000)
G.Brown (2, maybe 1), Dean (2, maybe 1), Rollet OG, Rigby (1, maybe 2) AW

Season 1927-28 - Friendly Matches 40 & 41

160 17 May 1928 - France 1 England 5 [1-3]
Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris (40,000)
Langiller
Jack, Stephenson (2), Dean (2)
AW
161 19 May 1928 - Belgium 1 England 3 [1-1]
Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen
(25,000)
Moeschal (pen ????)
Dean (2), Matthews
AW

Season 1928-29 - Friendly Matches 42-44

165 9 May 1929 - France 1 England 4 [0-1]
Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris (35,000)
Dewaquez
Kail (2), Camsell (2)
AW
166 11 May 1929 - Belgium 1 England 5 [0-3]
Parc Duden, Bruxelles (35,000)
Moeschal
Camsell
(4 (1 pen)), Carter
AW
167 15 May 1929 - Spain 4 England 3 [2-2]
Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid (45,000)
Rubio (2), Lazcano, Goiburu
Carter
(2), Bradford
AL

Season 1929-30 - Friendly Matches 45 & 46

171 10 May 1930 - Germany 3 England 3 [1-2]
Deutsches Stadion, Westend, Berlin
(50,000)
R.Hofmann (3)
Bradford (2), Jack
AD
172 14 May 1930 - Austria 0 England 0 [0-0]
Hohe Warte Stadion, Döbling, Wien (61,000)
  AD

Season 1930-31 - Friendly Matches 47 & 48

176 14 May 1931 - France 5 England 2 [3-1]
Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris
(35,000)
Laurent, Mercier (2), Langiller, Delfour
Crooks, Waring
AL
177 16 May 1931 - Belgium 1 England 4 [1-1]
Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Sint-Jans Molenbeek, Bruxelles (30,000)
Capelle
Houghton (pen), Burgess (2), Roberts
AW

Season 1931-32 - Friendly Match 49

180 9 December 1931 - England 7 Spain 1 [3-0]
Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London (55,000)
Smith (2), Johnson (2), Crooks (2), Dean
Gorostiza
HW

Season 1932-33 - Friendly Matches 50-52

184 7 December 1932 - England 4 Austria 3 [2-0]
Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, Fulham, London
(40,000)
Hampson (2), Houghton, Crooks
Zischek (2), Sindelar
HW
186 13 May 1933 - Italy 1 England 1 [1-1]
Stadio Nazionale del P.N.F., Parioli, Roma (50,000)
Ferrari
Bastin
AD
187 20 May 1933 - Switzerland 0 England 4 [0-1]
Sportplatz Neufeld, Bern
(26,000)
Bastin (2), Richardson (2) AW

Season 1933-34 - Friendly Matches 53-55

190 6 December 1933 - England 4 France 1 [3-0]
White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London (17,097)
Camsell (2), Brook, Grosvenor
Veinante
HW
192 10 May 1934 - Hungary 2 England 1 [0-0]
Stadion Üllõi út, Budapest
(40,000)
Avar, Sárosi
Tilson
AL
193 16 May 1934 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 1 [1-1]
Stadión Letná, Milady Horákové, Praha
(35,000)
Nejedlý, Puč
Tilson
AL

Season 1934-35 - Friendly Matches 56 & 57

195 14 November 1934 - England 3 Italy 2 [3-0]
Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London
(56,044)
Brook (2), Drake
Meazza (2)
HW
198 18 May 1935 - Netherlands 0 England 1 [0-0]
Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (33,000)
Worrall AW

Season 1935-36 - Friendly Matches 58-60

200 4 December 1935 - England 3 Germany 0 [1-0]
White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London
(54,164)
Camsell (2), Bastin HW
203 6 May 1936 - Austria 2 England 1 [2-0]
Praterstadion, Prater, Wien (60,000)
Viertl, Geiter
Camsell
AL
204 9 May 1936 - Belgium 3 England 2 [0-1]
Stade du Centenaire, Bruxelles (40,000)
Isemborghs (2), Fievez
Camsell, Hobbis
AL

Season 1936-37 - Friendly Matches 61-64

207 2 December 1936 - England 6 Hungary 2 [3-1]
Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London
(36,000)
Brook, Drake (3), Britton, Carter
Cseh, Vincze
HW
209 14 May 1937 - Norway 0 England 6 [0-4]
Ullevål Stadion, Ullevål, Oslo (20,000)
Kirchen, Holmsen OG, Galley, Steele (2),  Goulden AW
210 17 May 1937 - Sweden 0 England 4 [0-4]
Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna kommun, Stockholms län (34,199)
Steele (3), J.Johnson AW
211 20 May 1937 - Finland 0 England 8 [0-4]
Töölön pallokenttä, Töölö, Helsinki (9,533)
Kirchen, Payne (2), Steele (2), J.Johnson, Willingham, Robinson AW

Season 1937-38 - Friendly Matches 65-68

214 1 December 1937 - England 5 Czechoslovakia 4 [3-2]
White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London (45,879)
Crayston, Morton, Matthews (3)
Puč, Nejedlý (2), Zeman
HW
216 14 May 1938 - Germany 3 England 6 [2-4]
Olympiastadion, Westend, Berlin (105,000)
Gellesch, Gauchel, Pesser
Bastin, Robinson (2), Broome, Matthews, Goulden
AW
217 21 May 1938 - Switzerland 2 England 1 [1-1]
Hardturm Sportplatz
, Zürich
(25,000)
Aeby, Abegglen (pen)
Bastin (pen)
AL
218 26 May 1938 - France 2 England 4 [2-3]
Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris (46,920)
Jordan, Nicolas
Broome, Drake (2), Bastin (pen)
AW

Season 1938-39 - Friendly Matches 69-73

220 26 October 1938 - England 3 Rest of Europe 0 [2-0]
Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London
(40,185)
Hall, Lawton, Goulden HW
221 9 November 1938 - England 4 Norway 0 [4-0]
St. James' Park, Gallowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
(39,887)
R.Smith (2), Dix, Lawton HW
224 13 May 1939 - Italy 2 England 2 [0-1]
Stadio Civico San Siro, Milano (70,000)
Biavati, Piola
Lawton, Hall
AD
225 18 May 1939 - Yugoslavia 2 England 1 [1-0]
Stadion Beogradski SK, Beograd (35,000)
Glišovic, Perlić
Broome
AL
226 24 May 1939 - Romania 0 England 2 [0-1]
Stadionul ANEF, Bucureşti (40,000)
Goulden, Welsh AW

 

England's Friendly Record 1872-1939
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 21 16 1 4 78 36 +42 1 6 3.714 1.714 78.6 +12
Away 52 32 6 14 193 89 +104 3 13 3.712 1.712 67.3 +18
Total 73 48 7 18 271 125 +146 4 19 3.712 1.712 70.5 +30

No more 'official' friendly matches were played until the late summer of 1946.

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