Match No. 245 - Saturday, 9th April 1949

    • 1
    • Frank SwiftMan City, 18th of 19 caps
      35 years, 3 months, 16 days
    • 2
    • Jack AstonMan Utd, 4th of 17 caps
      27 years, 7 months, 6 days
    • 3
    • Jack HoweDerby, 3rd of 3 caps
      33 years, 6 months, 2 days
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 19th of 105 caps
      25 years, 2 months, 3 days
      (c)4th captaincy
    • 5
    • Neil FranklinStoke City, 19th of 27 caps
      27 years, 2 months, 16 days
    • 8
    • Stan MortensenBlackpool, 10th of 25 caps
      27 years, 10 months, 14 days
    • 9
    • Jackie MilburnNewcastle Utd, 4th of 13 caps
      24 years, 10 months, 29 days
    • 10
    • Stan PearsonMan Utd, 3rd of 8 caps
      30 years, 2 months, 25 days
    • 11
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 15th of 76 caps
      27 years, 0 months, 4 days
  • Jimmy Mason, 29'
  • Billy Steel, 52'
  • Lawrie Reilly, 61'
    • 1
    • Jimmy CowanJames Clews Cowan.
      Born 16th Jun 1926, Paisley.
    • 2
    • George YoungGeorge Lewis Young.
      Born 27th Oct 1922, Grangemouth.
      (c)
    • 3
    • Sammy CoxSamuel Richmond Cox.
      Born 13th Apr 1924, Darvel.
    • 4
    • Bobby EvansRobert Evans.
      Born 16th Jul 1927, Glasgow.
    • 5
    • Willie WoodburnWilliam Alexander Woodburn.
      Born 8th Aug 1919, Edinburgh.
    • 6
    • George AitkenGeorge Graham Aitken.
      Born 28th May 1925, Lochgelly.
    • 7
    • Willie WaddellWilliam Waddell.
      Born 7th Mar 1921, Forth.
    • 8
    • Jimmy MasonJames Mason.
      Born 18th Jun 1919, Glasgow.
    • 9
    • Billy HoulistonWilliam Houliston.
      Born 4th Apr 1921, Maxwelltown.
    • 10
    • Billy SteelWilliam Steel.
      Born 1st May 1923, Denny.
    • 11
    • Lawrie ReillyLawrance Reilly.
      Born 28th Oct 1928, Edinburgh.

Notes

  • Player MilestoneJack Howe's Last Cap

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • Wales Mervyn Griffiths

Attendance

  • 98,188

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 1 place, losing -52 ranking points to 2035 points England - 2nd - 1
  • Scotland - 8th