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
  • Bobby Johnstone, 33'
  • Lawrie Reilly, 47'
  • Billy Liddell, 54'
    • 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
    • Willie RedpathWilliam Yates Redpath.
      Born 8th Aug 1922, Stoneyburn.
    • 7
    • Willie WaddellWilliam Waddell.
      Born 7th Mar 1921, Forth.
    • 8
    • Bobby JohnstoneRobert Johnstone.
      Born 7th Sep 1929, Selkirk.
    • 9
    • Lawrie ReillyLawrance Reilly.
      Born 28th Oct 1928, Edinburgh.
    • 10
    • Billy SteelWilliam Steel.
      Born 1st May 1923, Denny.
    • 11
    • Billy LiddellWilliam Beveridge Liddell.
      Born 10th Jan 1922, Fife.

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