Match No. 262 - Saturday, 14th April 1951

    • 1
    • Bert WilliamsWolves, 14th of 24 caps
      31 years, 2 months, 14 days
    • 2
    • Alf RamseySpurs, 12th of 32 caps
      31 years, 2 months, 23 days
    • 5
    • Jack FroggattPortsmouth, 3rd of 13 caps
      28 years, 4 months, 27 days
    • 6
    • Billy WrightWolves, 34th of 105 caps
      27 years, 2 months, 8 days
      (c)19th captaincy
    • 8
    • Wilf MannionMiddlesbrough, 25th of 26 caps
      32 years, 10 months, 29 days
    • 11'
    • 9
    • Stan MortensenBlackpool, 22nd of 25 caps
      29 years, 10 months, 19 days
    • 10
    • Harold HassallHuddersfield, 1st of 5 caps
      22 years, 1 month, 10 days
    • 11
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 30th of 76 caps
      29 years, 0 months, 9 days
  • Robert Johnstone, 33'
  • Lawrie Reilly, 47'
  • Billy Liddell, 54'
    • 1
    • John CowanJohn Cowan.
      Born 8th Jan 1949, Belfast.
    • 2
    • George Young (c)
    • 3
    • Sammy Cox
    • 4
    • Bobby Evans
    • 5
    • Willie Woodburn
    • 6
    • Willie Redpath
    • 7
    • Willie Waddell
    • 8
    • Robert Johnstone
    • 9
    • Lawrie Reilly
    • 10
    • Billy Steel
    • 11
    • Billy Liddell

Notes

  • Player InjuryWilf Mannion fractured a cheekbone whilst going up for a ball against Liddell and was stretched off after 11 minutes. England played on with 10 men.
  • Player InjuryStan Mortensen failed to appear after the interval because of a facial injury sustained in the first half. He was treated on the side-lines and returned after England had gone 2-1 down.
  • Player MilestoneWilf Mannion's 25th Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarold Hassall's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneHarold Hassall's 1st Goal

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

  • Northern Ireland Thomas Mitchell

Attendance

  • 98,750

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 2 places, losing -28 ranking points to 1971 points England - 5th - 2
  • Scotland - 4th