Match No. 255 - Thursday, 18th May 1950

  • Joseph Mermans, 43'
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    • 1
    • Rie MeertHenri Meert.
    • 2
    • Arsène VaillantArsène Vaillant.
    • 3
    • Pol AnoulLéopold Anoul.
      Born 19th Aug 1922.
    • 4
    • Jan van der AuweraJan van der Auwera.
    • 5
    • Vic MeesVictor Mees.
      Born 26th Jan 1927.
    • 6
    • Louis CarréLouis Carré.
      Born 7th Jan 1925.
    • 7
    • Jozef van LooyJozef van Looy.
    • 8
    • Freddy ChavesFrédéric Chaves d'Aguilar.
      (c)
    • 9
    • Joseph MermansJoseph Mermans.
      Born 16th Feb 1922.
    • 10
    • Albert DehertAlbert Dehert.
    • 11
    • Georges MordantGeorges Mordant.
    • 2
    • Alf RamseySpurs, 5th of 32 caps
      30 years, 3 months, 27 days
    • 3
    • Jack AstonMan Utd, 14th of 17 caps
      28 years, 8 months, 15 days
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 29th of 105 caps
      26 years, 3 months, 12 days
      (c)14th captaincy
    • 5
    • Bill JonesLiverpool, 2nd of 2 caps
      29 years, 0 months, 5 days
    • 7
    • Jackie MilburnNewcastle Utd, 7th of 13 caps
      26 years, 0 months, 7 days
    • 11'
    • 9
    • Roy BentleyChelsea, 4th of 12 caps
      26 years, 0 months, 1 day
    • 10
    • Wilf MannionMiddlesbrough, 19th of 26 caps
      32 years, 0 months, 2 days
    • 11
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 25th of 76 caps
      28 years, 1 month, 13 days
    • 13
    • Jimmy MullenWolves, 4th of 12 caps
      27 years, 4 months, 12 days
    • 11'

Notes

  • Player SubstitutionJimmy Mullen becomes the first England substitute when he takes to the field to replace the injured Jackie Milburn. He also became the first substitute to score.
  • Player MilestoneBill Jones' Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneTom Finney's 25th Cap

Sources

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

Managers

Referee

  • France Raymond Vincenti

Attendance

  • 55,854

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 5 ranking points to 2075 points England - 2nd
  • Belgium - 27th