Match No. 283 - Wednesday, 11th November 1953

  • Eddie McMorran, 54'
  •  
  •  
    • 1
    • Billy Smyth
    • 75'
    • 2
    • Len Graham
    • 3
    • Alf McMichael
    • 4
    • Danny Blanchflower
    • 5
    • Billy Dickson
    • 6
    • Billy Cush
    • 7
    • Billy Bingham
    • 8
    • Jimmy McIlroy
    • 9
    • Billy Simpson
    • 10
    • Eddie McMorran
    • 11
    • Norman Lockhart

Notes

  • Early GoalA cross-shot by Hassall was fumbled into his own net by Smyth.
  • Player InjuriesFor the last fifteen minutes both teams played on with ten men. Lofthouse had hurt his head and Smyth had a broken nose. Dickson continued in goal for Ireland.
  • Player MilestoneStan Rickaby's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarold Hassall's Last Cap

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

  • Robert Smith

Attendance

  • 70,000

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 3rd
  • Northern Ireland - 53rd

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 Ire
    • 2
    • -3
    • 2
    • 0
    • 1
    • 3
    • Wales
    • 1
    • -4
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
    • 3
    • Final Standings.