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Thursday, 10 May 1923
End-of-Season Tour Friendly Match

France 1 England 4 [0-2]
 

Stade Pershing, Bois de Vincennes, Paris
Attendance: 30,000;
Kick-off: tbc

England - Jackie Hegan (Mony deflected a hard shot into the goal 9, Hegan and Creek rushed the ball thro' from an Osborne centre 84), Charlie Buchan (shot from a Buchan neat pass 35), Norman Creek (scored from a Buchan centre 55).
France - Jules Dewaquez (a shot from Dubly's cross 89)
French records state it was a Mony own goal
Match Summary
France Party

England Party
Results 1919-30

? won the toss, ? kicked-off.

 

Match Summary

Officials

France

Type

England

Referee - Charles Barette
(1877), Belgium

Linesmen - not known

During the morning, FA vice-president, John Lewis, laid a wreath on the tomb of the French Unknown Warrior under the Arc de Triomphe.

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France Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 29th
Colours: Pale blue shirts and white shorts
Capt: Lucien Gamblin Selectors: Chosen by a Selection Committee
France Lineup
  Chayriguès, Pierre 31 1 May 1892 G Red Star Amical Club 15 36 GA
  Mony, Pierre 27 23 March 1896 RB CA Sports de la Société Générale 5 0
  Gamblin, Lucien 32 22 July 1890 LB Red Star Amical Club 17 0
  Mistral, Louis 22 4 August 1900 RH Olympique de Paris 4 0
  Hugues, François 26 13 August 1896 CH Red Star Amical Club 17 1
  Bonnardel, Philippe 23 28 July 1899 LH Red Star Amical Club 13 0
Dewaquez, Jules A. 24 8 March 1899 OR Olympique de Paris 17 5
  Darques, Louis 26/27 1896 IR Olympique de Paris 8 1
  Dangles, Marcel 24 26 February 1899 CF FC Cette 1 0
  Bard, Henri 31 29 April 1892 IL Racing Club de France 17 6
  Dubly, Raymond L. 29 5 November 1893 OL RC de Roubaix 24 4

reserves:

reserves not known

team notes:

Marcel Dangles replaced the original centre-forward, Nicholas, who was injured in the previous week's Coupe de FranceFinal.
Raymond Dubly extends his French record cap tally
 
2-3-5 Chayriguès -
Mony, Gamblin -
Mistral, Hugues, Bonnardel -
Dewaquez, Darques, Dangles, Bard, Dubly.

Averages:

Age 26.8/9 Appearances/Goals 12.5 1.5

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 7th to 5th
Colours: The 1903 uniform - White collared jerseys and dark club shorts
Capt: Charlie Buchan, second captaincy Selectors:
In charge: John Lewis
The fourteen-man FA International Selection Committee, on Friday, 13 April 1923
101st match, W 68 - D 20 - L 13 - F 319 - A 94.
One source states Norman Creek
England Lineup
  Alderson, John T. 32 January 1891 G Crystal Palace FC 1 1 GA
  Cresswell, Warneford 25 5 November 1897 RB Sunderland AFC 2 0
  Jones, Harry 31 24 May 1891 LB Nottingham Forest FC 1 0
  Plum, Seth L. 23 15 July 1899 RH Charlton Athletic FC 1 0
  Seddon, James 27 20 May 1895 CH Bolton Wanderers FC 1 0
  Barton, Percy A. 30 20 January 1893 LH Birmingham FC 3 0
  Osborne, Frank R. 26 14 October 1896
in South Africa
OR Fulham FC 2 0
Buchan, Charles M. 31 22 September 1891 IR Sunderland AFC 5 4
Creek, F. Norman S. 25 12 January 1898 CF Corinthians FC & Darlington FC 1 1
  Hartley, Frank, injured off 60 min. 26 20 July 1896 IL Oxford City FC & Tottenham Hotspur FC & Corinthians FC 1 0
Hegan, Lt. Kenneth E. 22 24 January 1901 OL Royal Army Service Corps FC & Corinthians FC 2 4

reserves:

Harold Pantling (Sheffield United FC) and Bill Brown (West Ham United FC)

team notes:

Original goalkeeper, West Bromwich Albion FC's 36 year-old Hubert Pearson was replaced by Alderson. The left-back position was given to Southampton FC's Fred Titmuss, his place going to Jones. Plymouth Argyle FC's Jack Hill's centre-half berth was given to a third debutant, Seddon.
Frank Hartley tripped over the French goalkeeper, Chayriguès, and injured his knee and had to retire after about an hours play.
Norman Creek is the 75th England player to score on his international debut - on this, the first time England have played on a Thursday.
 
2-3-5 Alderson -
Cresswell, Jones -
Plum, Seddon, Barton -
Osborne, Buchan, Creek, Hartley, Hegan.

Averages:

Age 27.1 Appearances/Goals 1.8 0.4

 

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Source Notes

TheFA.com
FFF.Fr
AllezLesBleus.Fr
Rothmans

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