Tuesday, 9 February 2016

William Henry Davies - TNSFC The New Saints

William Henry Davies - TNSFC The New Saints

... In 1879, local rival team Druids were without a ground and several of their players spent the season with Oswestry, so that for the first international match between Wales and England on 18 January 1879, 8 Oswestry players, including Davies, were selected to play for Wales. The match was played at a snow-covered Kennington Oval, London in atrocious weather conditions with the team captains agreeing to play only 30 minutes in each half. England scored twice in the first half, with  Davies scoring his country’s first international goal, in the 47th minute. Wales lost 2-1. ...

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