Match No. 233 - Sunday, 18th May 1947

  • Jacky Fatton, 27'
    • 1
    • Erwin BallabioErwin Ballabio.
      Born 20th Oct 1918, Bettlach.
    • 2
    • Rudolf GygerRudolf Gyger.
      Born 16th Apr 1920, Niedernjesa.
    • 3
    • Willi SteffenWilli Steffen.
      Born 17th Mar 1925, Bern.
    • 4
    • André BelliAndré Belli.
      Born 13th Jun 1916, Swtizerland.
    • 5
    • Oliver EggimannOliver Eggimann.
      Born 28th Jan 1919, Switzerland.
    • 6
    • Roger BocquetRoger Bocquet.
      Born 9th Apr 1921, Geneva.
    • 7
    • Jean TaminiJean Tamini.
      Born 9th Dec 1919, Switzerland.
    • 8
    • Walter FinkWalter Wädi Fink.
      Date of birth unknown, Switzerland.
    • 9
    • Alfred BickelAlfred Bickel.
      Born 12th May 1918, Eppstein, Germany.
    • 10
    • Lauro AmadòLauro Amadò.
      Born 3rd Mar 1912, Lugano.
    • 11
    • Jacky FattonJacques Fatton.
      Born 19th Dec 1925, Exincourt, France.
  •  
    • 1
    • Frank SwiftMan City, 7th of 19 caps
      33 years, 4 months, 25 days
    • 2
    • Laurie ScottArsenal, 7th of 17 caps
      30 years, 0 months, 24 days
    • 3
    • George HardwickMiddlesbrough, 7th of 13 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 16 days
      (c)7th captaincy
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 7th of 105 caps
      23 years, 3 months, 12 days
    • 5
    • Neil FranklinStoke City, 7th of 27 caps
      25 years, 3 months, 25 days
    • 6
    • Eddie LoweAston Villa, 2nd of 3 caps
      21 years, 10 months, 6 days
    • 8
    • Raich CarterDerby, 13th of 13 caps
      33 years, 4 months, 28 days
    • 9
    • Tommy LawtonChelsea, 15th of 23 caps
      27 years, 7 months, 12 days
    • 10
    • Wilf MannionMiddlesbrough, 7th of 26 caps
      29 years, 0 months, 1 day
    • 11
    • Bob LangtonBlackburn, 6th of 11 caps
      28 years, 8 months, 9 days

Notes

  • Goal DisallowedAt 1-0 down in the first half, Lawton had a goal disallowed for offside.
  • Player MilestoneRaich Carter's Last Cap

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • The Guardian "Switzerland beat England", Monday, 19th May 1947, page 6.

Managers

Referee

  • France Victor Sdez

Attendance

  • 34,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -13 ranking points to 1984 points England - 3rd
  • Switzerland - 15th