Saturday, 12th May 1956, 7:30pm

  • Great Britain 3 - 3 Bulgaria 

  • Olympic Games - Great Britain (Pan-Continential Preliminary Qualifing) Melbourne 1956

  • Wembley Stadium, London
    • Bob Hardisty, 12'
    • Bob Hardisty, 62'
    • Jim Lewis, 77'  (pen)
    •  
    • 1
    • Mike Pinner  
    • 2
    • Gerry Alexander  
    • 3
    • Tommy Farrer (c) 
    • 4
    • Laurie Topp  
    • 5
    • Stan Prince  
    • 6
    • Henry Dodkins  
    • 7
    • Jim Lewis  
    • 8
    • Bob Hardisty  
    • 9
    • Jack Laybourne  
    • 10
    • George Bromilow  
    • 11
    • Charlie Twissell  

    • Dimităr Milanov, 28'
    • Stanley Prince, 32' (og)
    • Georgi Dimitrov , 66'
    •  
    • 1
    • Georgi Najdenov  
    • 2
    • Georgi Vassilev  
    • 4
    • Georgi Enisheinov  
    • 5
    • Stefan Bozhkov (c) 
    • 3
    • Kiril Rakarov  
    • 6
    • Petar Patev  
    • 7
    • Dimit─âr Milanov  
    • 8
    • Georgi Dimitrov  
    • 9
    • Panajot Panajotov  
    • 10
    • Ivan Kolev  
    • 11
    • Krum Yanev  

Notes

  • Qualification:  Bulgaria qualified 5-3 on aggregate.
  • Qualification:  GB were eventually invited to take part in the final tournament after Poland withdrew from the competition.

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • Official Match Programme
  • GB United? by Steve Menary (Pitch Publishing 2010)