Match No. 279 - Sunday, 31st May 1953

  • Julio Abbadie, 27'
  • Óscar Míguez, 60'
    • 1
    • Roque MáspoliRoque Gastón Máspoli Arbelvide.
      Born 12th Oct 1917, Montevideo.
    • 2
    • Matías GonzálezMatías González.
      Born 6th Aug 1925.
    • 3
    • William MartínezWílliam Ruben Martínez Carreras.
      Born 13th Jan 1928, Pueblo Victoria.
    • 4
    • Víctor Rodríguez AndradeVíctor Pablo Rodríguez Andrade.
      Born 2nd May 1927, Montevideo.
    • 5
    • Néstor CarballoNéstor E. Carballo.
      Born 3rd Feb 1929.
    • 6
    • Luis CruzLuis Alberto Cruz.
      Born 28th Apr 1925.
    • 7
    • Julio AbbadieJulio César Abbadie Gismero.
      Born 7th Dec 1929, Montevideo.
    • 8
    • Juan Alberto SchiaffinoJuan Alberto Schiaffino Villano.
      Born 28th Jul 1925, Montevideo.
    • 9
    • Óscar MíguezÓscar Omar Miguez Antón.
      Born 5th Dec 1927, Artigas.
    • 10
    • Julio PérezJulio Gervasio Pérez Gutiérrez.
      Born 19th Jun 1926, Montevideo.
    • 11
    • Juan Carlos Cabrera
    • 1
    • Gil MerrickBirmingham, 13th of 23 caps
      31 years, 4 months, 5 days
    • 2
    • Alf RamseySpurs, 29th of 32 caps
      33 years, 4 months, 9 days
    • 3
    • Bill EckersleyBlackburn, 12th of 17 caps
      27 years, 10 months, 15 days
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 50th of 105 caps
      29 years, 3 months, 25 days
      (c)35th captaincy
    • 7
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 46th of 76 caps
      31 years, 1 month, 26 days
    • 8
    • Ivor BroadisMan City, 7th of 14 caps
      30 years, 5 months, 13 days
    • 10
    • Tommy TaylorMan Utd, 3rd of 19 caps
      21 years, 4 months, 2 days
    • 11
    • Johnny BerryMan Utd, 3rd of 4 caps
      26 years, 11 month, 30 days

Notes

  • Player IllnessesA number of the touring party were struck with stomach upsets in the days before the game.
  • Player MilestoneBilly Wright's 50th Cap

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • Arthur Ellis

Attendance

  • 66,072

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -11 ranking points to 1995 points England - 3rd
  • Uruguay - 9th