Match No. 187 - Saturday, 20th May 1933

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    • GK
    • Frank SéchehayeFrank Séchehaye.
      Born 3rd Nov 1907, Geneva.
    • RB
    • Severino MinelliSeverino Minelli.
      Born 6th Sep 1909, Küsnacht.
    • LB
    • Karl BielserKarl Bielser.
      Born 1903, Switzerland.
    • HB
    • Gabriele GilardoniGabriele Gilardoni.
      Born 29th Dec 1903, Lugano.
    • HB
    • Otto ImhofOtto Imhof.
      Date of birth unknown, Switzerland.
    • HB
    • Ernst HufschmidErnst Hufschmid.
      Born 4th Feb 1913, Basel.
    • OR
    • Willy von KänelWilly von Känel.
      Born 30th Oct 1909, La Chaux-de-Fonds.
    • IR
    • André AbegglenAndré Abegglen.
      Born 7th Mar 1909, Neuchatel.
      Brother of Max Abegglen.
    • CF
    • Raymond PasselloRaymond Passello.
      Born 12th Jan 1905, Geneva.
    • IL
    • Max AbegglenMax Abegglen.
      Born 11th Apr 1902, Neuchâtel.
      Brother of André Abegglen
    • OL
    • Alfred JäckAlfred Jäck.
      Born 2nd Aug 1911, Allschwil.
  • "At half-time England lead by one goal, scored by Bastin in the twenty-first minute..." Cliff Bastin2nd of 12 goals, 21'
  • "A bad quarter of an hour, however, twenty-five minutes after the resumption settled the match. During this period Bastin scored his second goal and Richardson two in rapid succession." Jimmy Richardson1st of 2 goals, 71'
  • "A bad quarter of an hour, however, twenty-five minutes after the resumption settled the match. During this period Bastin scored his second goal and Richardson two in rapid succession." Cliff Bastin3rd of 12 goals, 75'
  • "A bad quarter of an hour, however, twenty-five minutes after the resumption settled the match. During this period Bastin scored his second goal and Richardson two in rapid succession." Jimmy Richardson2nd of 2 goals, 77'
    • GK
    • Harry HibbsBirmingham, 16th of 25 caps
      27 years, 0 months, 2 days
    • RB
    • Roy GoodallHuddersfield, 22nd of 25 caps
      30 years, 4 months, 29 days
      (c)9th captaincy
    • LB
    • Eddie HapgoodArsenal, 2nd of 30 caps
      24 years, 8 months, 5 days
    • RH
    • Alf StrangeSheffield Wed, 17th of 20 caps
      33 years, 1 month, 27 days
    • CH
    • Peter O'DowdChelsea, 3rd of 3 caps
      25 years, 3 months, 3 days
    • LH
    • Wilf CoppingLeeds, 2nd of 20 caps
      25 years, 9 months, 12 days
    • CF
    • George HuntSpurs, 3rd of 3 caps
      23 years, 3 months, 7 days
    • IL
    • Cliff BastinArsenal, 3rd of 21 caps
      21 years, 2 months, 15 days
    • OL
    • Eric BrookMan City, 2nd of 18 caps
      25 years, 6 months, 2 days

Notes

  • Coach InfoHerbert Chapman was nominated as head coach for the European tour but did not select the team.
  • Goal Disallowed"The Swiss then rallied strongly and actually scored in the closing stages of the game through their veteran leader Max Abegglen, but after some discussion he was ruled off-side."
  • Player MilestonePeter O'Dowd's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJimmy Richardson's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneGeorge Hunt's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneJimmy Richardson's 1st Goal

Sources

  • Birmingham Daily Gazette "England's Victory", Monday, 22nd May 1933, page 12.
  • The Guardian "England beats Switzerland", Monday 22nd May 1933, page 4.

Managers

  • England Committee
  • Switzerland Technical Commission

Referee

  • Germany Dr Peco Bauwens

Attendance

  • 26,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Up 1 place, gaining 7 ranking points to 2005 points England - 2nd - 1
  • Switzerland - 28th