Match No. 278 - Sunday, 24th May 1953

  • Carlos Rojas, 78'
  •  
    • 1
    • Sergio LivingstoneSerjio Roberto Livingstone Pohlhammer.
      Born 26th Mar 1920, Santiago.
      (c)
    • 2
    • Manuel ÁlvarezManuel Álvarez Jiménez.
      Born 23rd May 1928.
    • 3
    • Rogelio NúñezRogelio Núñez.
      Born 6th Mar 1927, Santiago.
    • 4
    • Ramiro CortésRamiro Cortés.
      Born 27th Apr 1931, La Serena.
    • 5
    • Arturo FaríasArturo Farías Barraza.
      Born 1st Sep 1927, Chile.
    • 6
    • Carlos RojasCarlos Rodolfo Rojas Rojas.
      Born 2nd Oct 1928, Chile.
    • 7
    • Isaac CarrascoIsaac Carrasco Rivas.
      Born 14th Aug 1929, Mariquina.
    • 8
    • Atilio CremaschiAtilio Cremaschi Oyarzún.
      Born 8th Mar 1923, Chile.
    • 9
    • René MeléndezRené Orlando Meléndez Brito.
      Born 29th Dec 1928, Maria Elena.
    • 10
    • Manuel MuñozManuel Muñoz Muñoz.
      Born 28th Apr 1928, Chile.
    • 11
    • Guillermo DíazGuillermo Eduardo Díaz Zambrano.
      Born 29th Dec 1930.
  • Assist: Ivor Broadis. "England scored first three minutes after the interval when T. Taylor, the Manchester United inside left and centre forward, scored...after a bout of passing between Berry and Broadis the ball reached Taylor, who scored with a high dropping shot in the left-hand corner." Tommy Taylor1st of 16 goals, 48'
  • Assist: Ivor Broadis. "N. Lofthouse of Bolton Wanderers, added a second goal in the sixth-eighth minute...he was unmarked and scored with his right foot from fifteen yards" Nat Lofthouse15th of 30 goals, 68'
    • 1
    • Gil MerrickBirmingham, 12th of 23 caps
      31 years, 3 months, 29 days
    • 2
    • Alf RamseySpurs, 28th of 32 caps
      33 years, 4 months, 2 days
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 49th of 105 caps
      29 years, 3 months, 18 days
      (c)34th captaincy
    • 7
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 45th of 76 caps
      31 years, 1 month, 19 days
    • 8
    • Ivor BroadisMan City, 6th of 14 caps
      30 years, 5 months, 6 days
    • 9
    • Nat LofthouseBolton, 14th of 33 caps
      27 years, 8 months, 28 days
    • 10
    • Tommy TaylorMan Utd, 2nd of 19 caps
      21 years, 3 months, 26 days
    • 11
    • Johnny BerryMan Utd, 2nd of 4 caps
      26 years, 11 month, 23 days

Notes

  • Player InjuryRojas was injured during the first half and only rejoined the game after England had scored their first goal.
  • Goal MilestoneTommy Taylor's 1st Goal

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • The Guardian "England beats Chile 2-1", Monday 25th May 1953, page 8.

Managers

Referee

  • Arthur Ellis

Attendance

  • 56,398

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 6 ranking points to 2006 points England - 3rd
  • Chile - 17th