Match No. 282 - Wednesday, 21st October 1953

    • 1
    • Gil MerrickBirmingham, 15th of 23 caps
      31 years, 8 months, 26 days
    • 2
    • Alf RamseySpurs, 31st of 32 caps
      33 years, 8 months, 30 days
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 53rd of 105 caps
      29 years, 8 months, 15 days
      (c)38th captaincy
    • 5
    • Derek UftonCharlton, Only Cap
      25 years, 4 months, 21 day
    • 10
    • Albert QuixallSheffield Wed, 2nd of 5 caps
      20 years, 2 months, 12 days
    • 11
    • Jimmy MullenWolves, 8th of 12 caps
      30 years, 9 months, 15 days
  • László Kubala, 5' (pen)
  • Giampiero Boniperti, 15'
  • Giampiero Boniperti, 39'
  • László Kubala, 64'
    • 1
    • Walter ZemanWalter Zeman.
      Born 1st May 1927, Vienna.
    • HT
    • 2
    • Joaquín NavarroJoaquín Navarro Perona.
      Born 2nd Aug 1921, Gavà.
    • 3
    • Gerhard HanappiGerhard Hanappi.
      Born 16th Feb 1929, Vienna.
    • 4
    • Zlatko ČajkovskiZlatko Čajkovski.
      Born 24th Nov 1923, Zagreb.
    • 5
    • Jupp PosipalJosef Posipal.
      Born 20th Jun 1927, Lugoj, Romania.
    • 6
    • Ernst OcwirkErnst Ocwirk.
      Born 7th Mar 1926, Vienna.
      (c)
    • 7
    • Giampiero BonipertiGiampiero Boniperti.
      Born 4th Jul 1928, Barengo.
    • 8
    • László KubalaLászló Kubala Stecz.
      Born 10th Jun 1927, Budapest, Hungary.
    • 9
    • Gunnar NordahlNils Gunnar Nordahl.
      Born 19th Oct 1921, Hörnefors.
    • 10
    • Bernard VukasBernard Vukas.
      Born 1st May 1927, Zagreb.
    • 11
    • Branko ZebecBranislav Zebec.
      Born 17th May 1929, Zagreb.
    • 12
    • Vladimir BearaVladimir Beara.
      Born 26th Aug 1928, Split.
    • HT

Notes

  • Match InfoFA 90th Anniversary match.
  • Penalty: Alf Ramsey2nd scored from 2 taken (100.0%). England's 26th overall. "...with seconds remaining Cajkovski brought down Mortensen and Alf Ramsey rescued England at the death from a penalty."
  • Player MilestoneDerek Ufton's Only Cap

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • Wales Mervyn Griffiths

Attendance

  • 96,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, with no loss of ranking points to 2022 points England - 3rd
  • The Rest of Europe - 0th