Match No. 281 - Saturday, 10th October 1953

  • Ivor Allchurch, 23'
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    • 1
    • Ron HowellsRonald Gilbert Howells.
      Born 12th Jan 1927, Ponthenri.
    • 2
    • Walley BarnesWalley Barnes.
      Born 16th Jan 1920, Brecon.
    • 3
    • Alf SherwoodAlfred Thomas Sherwood.
      Born 13th Nov 1923, Aberaman.
    • 4
    • Roy PaulRoy Paul.
      Born 18th Apr 1920, Ton Pentre.
    • 5
    • Ray DanielWilliam Raymond Daniel.
      Born 2nd Nov 1928, Swansea.
    • 6
    • Ronnie BurgessWilliam Arthur Ronald Burgess.
      Born 9th Apr 1917, Ebbw Vale.
    • 7
    • Billy FoulkesWilliam Isaiah Foulkes.
      Born 29th May 1926, Merthyr Tydfil.
    • 8
    • Reg DaviesEllis Reginald Davies.
      Born 27th May 1929, Cymmer.
    • 9
    • John CharlesWilliam John Charles.
      Born 27th Dec 1931, Swansea.
      Brother of Mel Charles.
    • 10
    • Ivor AllchurchIvor John Allchurch.
      Born 16th Oct 1929, Swansea.
      Brother of Len Allchurch.
    • 11
    • Roy ClarkeRoyston James Clarke.
      Born 1st Jun 1925, Newport.
    • 1
    • Gil MerrickBirmingham, 14th of 23 caps
      31 years, 8 months, 15 days
    • 2
    • Tommy GarrettBlackpool, 3rd of 3 caps
      26 years, 7 months, 10 days
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 52nd of 105 caps
      29 years, 8 months, 4 days
      (c)37th captaincy
    • 7
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 48th of 76 caps
      31 years, 6 months, 5 days
    • 11
    • Jimmy MullenWolves, 7th of 12 caps
      30 years, 9 months, 4 days

Notes

  • Player InjurySherwood was injured half way through the first half and only reappeared after England had scored their third goal.
  • Player MilestoneTommy Garrett's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneAlbert Quixall's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneDennis Wilshaw's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneDennis Wilshaw's 1st Goal

Sources

  • England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland Charlie Faultless

Attendance

  • 61,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 23 ranking points to 2022 points England - 3rd
  • Wales - 17th

World Cup 1954 Q

(Group 3)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • England
    • 6
    • +7
    • 0
    • 0
    • 3
    • 3
    • Scotland
    • 3
    • 0
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 3
    • Northern I...
    • 2
    • -3
    • 2
    • 0
    • 1
    • 3
    • Wales
    • 1
    • -4
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
    • 3
    • Final Standings.