Match No. 248 - Sunday, 22nd May 1949

  • Georges Moreel, 1' (0:30)
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    • 1
    • René VignalRené Vignal.
      Born 12th Aug 1926, Béziers.
    • 2
    • André GrillonAndré Grillon.
      Born 1st Nov 1921, Paris.
    • 3
    • Marcel SalvaMarcel Salva.
      Born 1st Oct 1922, Algers, Algeria.
    • 4
    • Robert JonquetRobert Jonquet.
      Born 3rd May 1925, Paris.
    • 5
    • Roger MindonnetRoger Mindonnet.
      Born 24th Dec 1924, Châteauroux.
    • 6
    • Louis HonLouis Hon.
      Born 11th Sep 1924, Couchers-les-Mines.
    • 7
    • Roger GabetRoger Gabet.
      Born 12th Dec 1923, Paris.
    • 8
    • Antoine CuissardAntoine Cuissard.
      Born 19th Aug 1924, Saint-Étienne.
    • 9
    • Roger QuenolleRoger Quenolle.
      Born 19th Jul 1925, Le Vésinet.
    • 10
    • Albert BatteuxAlbert Batteux.
      Born 2nd Jul 1919, Reims.
      (c)
    • 11
    • Georges MoreelGeorges Moreel.
      Born 22nd Jul 1924, Gennevilliers.
    • 3
    • Jack AstonMan Utd, 7th of 17 caps
      27 years, 8 months, 19 days
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 22nd of 105 caps
      25 years, 3 months, 16 days
      (c)7th captaincy
    • 5
    • Neil FranklinStoke City, 22nd of 27 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 29 days
    • 7
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 18th of 76 caps
      27 years, 1 month, 17 days
    • 9
    • Jack RowleyMan Utd, 3rd of 6 caps
      28 years, 7 months, 15 days
    • 10
    • Wilf MannionMiddlesbrough, 15th of 26 caps
      31 years, 0 months, 6 days
    • 11
    • Jimmy MullenWolves, 3rd of 12 caps
      26 years, 4 months, 16 days

Notes

  • Fast GoalMost sources state Moreel's goal is timed at around 30 seconds but the film footage has been edited. All sources are certain it was inside the first minute.
  • Player MilestoneBert Williams' 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneBill Ellerington's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneBilly Wright's 1st Goal

Sources

Managers

Referee

  • Netherlands Karel van der Meer

Attendance

  • 61,308

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 7 ranking points to 2035 points England - 2nd
  • France - 21st