Match No. 272 - Wednesday, 28th May 1952

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    • Thomas PreissThomas Preiss.
      Born 11th Feb 1918, Schaffhausen.
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    • Willy KernenWilhelm Kernen.
      Born 6th Aug 1929, La Chaux-de-Fords.
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    • Roger BocquetRoger Bocquet.
      Born 9th Apr 1921, Geneva.
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    • Hannes SchmidhauserHannes Schmidhauser.
      Born 9th Sep 1926, Ticino.
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    • Oliver EggimannOliver Eggimann.
      Born 28th Jan 1919, Switzerland.
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    • Willy NeukomWilly Neukom.
      Born 23rd Feb 1920, Switzerland.
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    • Robert BallamanRobert Ballaman.
      Born 21st Jun 1926, Reconvilier.
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    • Seppe HügiJosef Hügi.
      Born 23rd Jan 1930, Riehen.
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    • René BaderRené Bader.
      Born 7th Aug 1922, Basel.
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    • Lucien PasteurLucien Pasteur.
      Born 30th Sep 1921, Geneva.
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    • Jacky FattonJacques Fatton.
      Born 19th Dec 1925, Exincourt, France.
  • Assist: Ronnie Allen. "In the thirteenth minute Sewell, the inside right, put them in front with a lobbed shot from Allen's corner." Jackie Sewell2nd of 3 goals, 13'
  • Assist: Jackie Sewell. "After six minutes of the second half Lofthouse picked up a long through pass from Sewell and beat the advancing goalkeeper." Nat Lofthouse8th of 30 goals, 51'
  • "...and then in the last minute Lofthouse scored the third goal." Nat Lofthouse9th of 30 goals, 89'
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    • Gil MerrickBirmingham, 6th of 23 caps
      30 years, 4 months, 2 days
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    • Alf RamseySpurs, 22nd of 32 caps
      32 years, 4 months, 6 days
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    • Billy WrightWolves, 43rd of 105 caps
      28 years, 3 months, 22 days
      (c)28th captaincy
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    • Jack FroggattPortsmouth, 8th of 13 caps
      29 years, 6 months, 11 day
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    • Jackie SewellSheffield Wed, 3rd of 6 caps
      25 years, 4 months, 4 days
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    • Eddie BailySpurs, 8th of 9 caps
      26 years, 9 months, 22 days
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    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 39th of 76 caps
      30 years, 1 month, 23 days

Notes

  • Goal Disallowed"Sewell put the ball in the net again after sixteen minutes but he was offside."
  • Player MilestoneRonnie Allen's 1st Cap

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • The Guardian "England wins at Zurich", Thursday, 29th May 1952, page 3.

Managers

Referee

  • Belgium Louis Baert

Attendance

  • 33,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 9 ranking points to 2015 points England - 3rd
  • Switzerland - 24th