Match No. 240 - Sunday, 16th May 1948

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    • Valerio BacigalupoValerio Bacigalupo.
      Born 12th Mar 1924, Vado Ligure.
    • 2
    • Aldo BallarinAldo Ballarin.
      Born 10th Jan 1922, Chioggia.
    • 3
    • Alberto ElianiAlberto Eliani.
      Born 14th Jan 1922, Trieste.
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    • Carlo AnnovazziCarlo Annovazzi.
      Born 24th May 1925, Milan.
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    • Carlo ParolaCarlo Parola.
      Born 20th Sep 1921, Turin.
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    • Giuseppe GrezarGiuseppe Grezar.
      Born 25th Nov 1918, Trieste.
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    • Romeo MentiRomeo Menti.
      Born 5th Sep 1919, Vicenza.
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    • Ezio LoikEzio Loik.
      Born 26th Sep 1919, Rijeka, Croatia.
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    • Guglielmo GabettoGuglielmo Gabetto.
      Born 24th Feb 1916, Turin.
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    • Valentino MazzolaValentino Mazzola.
      Born 26th Jan 1919, Cassano d'Adda.
      (c)
    • 11
    • Riccardo CarapelleseRiccardo Carapellese.
      Born 1st Jul 1922, Cerignola.
    • 1
    • Frank SwiftMan City, 14th of 19 caps
      34 years, 4 months, 23 days
      (c)1st captaincy
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    • Laurie ScottArsenal, 14th of 17 caps
      31 years, 0 months, 23 days
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    • Jack HoweDerby, 1st of 3 caps
      32 years, 7 months, 9 days
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    • Billy WrightWolves, 14th of 105 caps
      24 years, 3 months, 10 days
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    • Neil FranklinStoke City, 14th of 27 caps
      26 years, 3 months, 23 days
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    • Tommy LawtonNotts County, 22nd of 23 caps
      28 years, 7 months, 10 days
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    • Wilf MannionMiddlesbrough, 13th of 26 caps
      30 years, 0 months, 0 days
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    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 12th of 76 caps
      26 years, 1 month, 11 day

Notes

  • Goals DisallowedAt 1-0 down in the first half, Menti had two goals disallowed for offside.
  • Player MilestoneJack Howe's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneStanley Matthews' 25th Cap
  • Goal MilestoneTom Finney's 10th Goal

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • The Anatomy of England by Jonathan Wilson (Orion 2010)

Managers

Referee

  • Spain Pedro Escartín

Attendance

  • 58,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Up 1 place, gaining 25 ranking points to 2069 points England - 2nd - 1
  • Italy - 3rd