Match No. 265 - Wednesday, 3rd October 1951

    • 2
    • Alf RamseySpurs, 15th of 32 caps
      31 years, 8 months, 12 days
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 36th of 105 caps
      27 years, 7 months, 26 days
      (c)21st captaincy
    • 7
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 33rd of 76 caps
      29 years, 5 months, 28 days
    • 8
    • Wilf MannionMiddlesbrough, 26th of 26 caps
      33 years, 4 months, 18 days
    • 9
    • Jackie MilburnNewcastle Utd, 12th of 13 caps
      27 years, 4 months, 23 days
    • 10
    • Harold HassallHuddersfield, 4th of 5 caps
      22 years, 6 months, 30 days
  • André Doye, 18'
  • René Alpsteg, 19'
    • 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
    • Kader FiroudAbdelkader Firoud.
      Born 11th Oct 1919, Oran, Algeria.
    • 5
    • Robert JonquetRobert Jonquet.
      Born 3rd May 1925, Paris.
    • 6
    • Antoine BonifaciAntoine Bonifaci.
      Born 4th Sep 1931, Bezons.
    • 7
    • René AlpstegRené Alpsteg.
      Born 3rd Dec 1920, Bonneville.
    • 8
    • Jean BaratteJean Baratte.
      Born 7th Jun 1923, Lambersart.
      (c)
    • 9
    • Jean GrumellonJean Grumellon.
      Born 1st Jun 1923, Saint-Servan.
    • 10
    • Pierre FlamionPierre Flamion.
      Born 13th Dec 1924, Mohon.
    • 11
    • André DoyeAndré Doye.
      Born 15th Sep 1925, Raimbeaucourt.

Notes

  • French CoachPierre Pibarot is named as the trainer of the French team.
  • Player MilestoneArthur Willis' Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneAllenby Chilton's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneHenry Cockburn's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneWilf Mannion's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneLeslie Medley's 1st Goal

Sources

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland John Mowatt

Attendance

  • 57,603

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 1 place, losing -8 ranking points to 1976 points England - 5th - 1
  • France - 23rd