Match No. 234 - Sunday, 25th May 1947

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    • João AzevedoJoão Mendonça Azevedo.
      Born 10th Jul 1915, Barreiro.
    • 27'
    • 2
    • Álvaro CardosoÁlvaro Cardoso da Silva.
      Born 14th Jan 1914, Setúbal.
      (c)
    • 29'
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    • Francisco FerreiraFrancisco Ferreira.
      Born 23rd Aug 1919, Guimarães.
    • 4
    • Mariano AmaroMariano Rodrigues Amaro.
      Born 7th Aug 1915, Lisbon.
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    • António FelicianoAntónio Feliciano.
      Born 19th Jan 1922, Covilhã.
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    • Francisco MoreiraFrancisco Moreira.
      Born 29th Apr 1915, Portugal.
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    • Jesus CorreiaAntónio Jesus Correia.
      Born 3rd Apr 1924, Paço de Arcos.
    • 8
    • António AraújoAntónio Araújo.
      Born 28th Sep 1923, Paredes.
    • 9
    • Fernando PeyroteoFernando Baptista de Seixas Peyroteo de Vasconcelos.
      Born 10th Mar 1918, Humpata, Angola.
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    • José TravassosJosé António Barreto Travassos.
      Born 22nd Feb 1926, Lisbon.
    • 11
    • Rogério PipiRogério Lantres de Carvalho.
      Born 7th Dec 1922, Lisbon.
    • Manuel CapelaManuel Maria Nogueira Capela.
      Born 9th May 1922, Portugal.
    • 27'
    • Vasco OliveiraVasco de Jesus Oliveira.
      Born 18th Mar 1922, Portugal.
    • 29'
    • 1
    • Frank SwiftMan City, 8th of 19 caps
      33 years, 5 months, 1 day
    • 2
    • Laurie ScottArsenal, 8th of 17 caps
      30 years, 1 month, 1 day
    • 3
    • George HardwickMiddlesbrough, 8th of 13 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 23 days
      (c)8th captaincy
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    • Billy WrightWolves, 8th of 105 caps
      23 years, 3 months, 19 days
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    • Neil FranklinStoke City, 8th of 27 caps
      25 years, 4 months, 1 day
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    • Eddie LoweAston Villa, 3rd of 3 caps
      21 years, 10 months, 13 days
    • 9
    • Tommy LawtonChelsea, 16th of 23 caps
      27 years, 7 months, 19 days
    • 10
    • Wilf MannionMiddlesbrough, 8th of 26 caps
      29 years, 0 months, 8 days
    • 11
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 6th of 76 caps
      25 years, 1 month, 19 days

Notes

  • Goal TimeTommy Lawton's first goal was timed at just 17 seconds making it the fastest ever goal scored for England.
  • Hat-Trick: Tommy Lawton2nd hat-trick (36th overall). 58 minutes between first and third goals.
  • Hat-Trick: Stan Mortensen1st hat-trick (37th overall). 69 minutes between first and third goals. Fourth England game to feature two hat-tricks.
  • Player MilestoneEddie Lowe's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneStan Mortensen's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneStan Mortensen's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneTommy Lawton, 11' - 700th goal scored by England

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • France Charles Delasalle

Attendance

  • 65,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 14 ranking points to 1998 points England - 3rd
  • Portugal - 19th