Match No. 277 - Sunday, 17th May 1953

      • 1
      • Julio MusimessiJulio Elías Musimessi.
        Born 9th Jul 1924, Resistencia.
      • 2
      • Pedro DellachaPedro Rodolfo Dellacha.
        Born 9th Jul 1926, Lanus.
      • 3
      • José García PérezJosé García Pérez.
        Born 3rd Dec 1921, Buenos Aires.
        (c)
      • 4
      • Ernesto GutiérrezErnesto Gutiérrez.
        Born 9th Nov 1927.
      • 5
      • Francisco LombardoJuan Francisco Lombardo.
        Born 27th Aug 1925.
      • 6
      • Eliseo MouriñoEliseo Víctor Mouriño.
        Born 3rd Jun 1927, Buenos Aires.
      • 7
      • Carlos CecconatoJosé Carlos Cecconato.
        Born 27th Jan 1930, Avellaneda.
      • 8
      • Osvaldo Héctor CruzOsvaldo Héctor Cruz.
        Born 29th May 1931, Avellaneda.
      • 9
      • Ernesto GrilloErnesto Grillo.
        Born 1st Oct 1929, Buenos Aires.
      • 10
      • Carlos LacasiaCarlos Lacasia.
        Born 2nd May 1926, Cordoba.
      • 11
      • Rodolfo MicheliJoaquín Rodolfo Micheli.
        Born 24th Apr 1930, Munro.
        • 1
        • Gil MerrickBirmingham, 11th of 23 caps
          31 years, 3 months, 22 days
        • 2
        • Alf RamseySpurs, 27th of 32 caps
          33 years, 3 months, 26 days
        • 4
        • Billy WrightWolves, 48th of 105 caps
          29 years, 3 months, 11 day
          (c)33rd captaincy
        • 7
        • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 44th of 76 caps
          31 years, 1 month, 12 days
        • 8
        • Ivor BroadisMan City, 5th of 14 caps
          30 years, 4 months, 30 days
        • 10
        • Tommy TaylorMan Utd, 1st of 19 caps
          21 years, 3 months, 19 days
        • 11
        • Johnny BerryMan Utd, 1st of 4 caps
          26 years, 11 month, 16 days

      Notes

      • Match AbandonedThe match was suspended in the 24th minute because of a water logged pitch. It was abandoned after 36 minutes.
      • Player MilestoneJimmy Dickinson's 25th Cap
      • Player MilestoneTommy Taylor's 1st Cap
      • Player MilestoneJohnny Berry's 1st Cap

      Sources

      • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
      • The Guardian "Argentina game off, Rainstorm stops play", Monday 18th May 1953, page 8.

      Managers

      Referee

      • Arthur Ellis

      Attendance

      • 80,000

      Half Time Score

      ELO Ratings

      • No change in rank, gaining 5 ranking points to 2000 points England - 3rd
      • Argentina - 2nd