Match No. 228 - Monday, 30th September 1946, 5:30pm

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    • 1
    • Tommy BreenThomas Breen.
      Born 27th Apr 1912, Drogheda.
    • 2
    • Bill GormanWilliam Charles Gorman.
      Born 13th Jul 1911, County Sligo.
    • 3
    • Billy HayesWilliam Edward Hayes.
      Born 7th Nov 1915, Cork.
    • 4
    • Johnny CareyJohn James Carey.
      Born 23rd Feb 1919, Dublin.
      Played for FAI and IFA
      (c)
    • 5
    • Con MartinCornelius Joseph Martin.
      Born 20th Mar 1923, Rush.
    • 6
    • Billy WalshWilliam Walsh.
      Born 31st May 1921, Dublin.
      Played for FAI and IFA
    • 7
    • Kevin O'FlanaganKevin Patrick O'Flanagan.
      Born 10th Jun 1919, Dublin.
    • 8
    • Paddy CoadPatrick Coad.
      Born 4th Apr 1920, Waterford.
    • 9
    • Mick O'FlanaganMichael O'Flanagan.
      Born 29th Sep 1922, Dublin.
    • 10
    • Alex StevensonAlexander Ernest Stevenson.
      Born 9th Aug 1912, Dublin.
    • 11
    • Tommy EglingtonThomas Joseph Eglington.
      Born 15th Jan 1923, Dinnycarney.
      Played for FAI and IFA
    • 1
    • Frank SwiftMan City, 2nd of 19 caps
      32 years, 9 months, 6 days
    • 2
    • Laurie ScottArsenal, 2nd of 17 caps
      29 years, 5 months, 7 days
    • 3
    • George HardwickMiddlesbrough, 2nd of 13 caps
      26 years, 7 months, 28 days
      (c)2nd captaincy
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 2nd of 105 caps
      22 years, 7 months, 24 days
    • 5
    • Neil FranklinStoke City, 2nd of 27 caps
      24 years, 8 months, 6 days
    • 7
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 2nd of 76 caps
      24 years, 5 months, 25 days
    • 8
    • Raich CarterDerby, 8th of 13 caps
      32 years, 9 months, 9 days
    • 9
    • Tommy LawtonChelsea, 10th of 23 caps
      26 years, 11 month, 24 days
    • 10
    • Wilf MannionMiddlesbrough, 2nd of 26 caps
      28 years, 4 months, 14 days
    • 11
    • Bob LangtonBlackburn, 2nd of 11 caps
      28 years, 0 months, 22 days

Notes

Sources

  • The Times "Association Football", Monday September 30th 1946, Page 2
  • The Times "England beat Eire by one goal", Tuesday 1st October 1946, Page 2
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland Willie E Webb

Attendance

  • 23,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 5 ranking points to 1983 points England - 3rd
  • Republic of Ireland - 18th