Match No. 285 - Saturday, 3rd April 1954

  • Allan Brown, 7'
  • Willie Ormond, 89'
  •  
  •  
    • 1
    • George FarmGeorge Neil Farm.
      Born 13th Jul 1924, Slateford.
    • 2
    • Mike HaughneyMichael Haughney.
      Born 10th Dec 1925, Paisley.
    • 3
    • Sammy CoxSamuel Richmond Cox.
      Born 13th Apr 1924, Darvel.
      (c)
    • 4
    • Bobby EvansRobert Evans.
      Born 16th Jul 1927, Glasgow.
    • 5
    • Frank BrennanFrancis Brennan.
      Born 23rd Apr 1924, Annathill.
    • 6
    • George AitkenGeorge Graham Aitken.
      Born 28th May 1925, Lochgelly.
    • 7
    • Johnny MackenzieJohn Archie MacKenzie.
      Born 4th Sep 1925, Dennistoun.
    • 8
    • Bobby JohnstoneRobert Johnstone.
      Born 7th Sep 1929, Selkirk.
    • 9
    • Jackie HendersonJohn Gillespie Henderson.
      Born 17th Jan 1932, Glasgow.
    • 10
    • Allan BrownAllan Duncan Brown.
      Born 12th Oct 1926, Kennoway.
    • 11
    • Willie OrmondWilliam Esplin Ormond.
      Born 23rd Feb 1927, Falkirk.
    • 1
    • Gil MerrickBirmingham, 18th of 23 caps
      32 years, 2 months, 8 days
    • 2
    • Ron StaniforthHuddersfield, 1st of 8 caps
      29 years, 11 month, 20 days
    • 3
    • Roger ByrneMan Utd, 1st of 33 caps
      25 years, 1 month, 23 days
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 56th of 105 caps
      30 years, 1 month, 26 days
      (c)41st captaincy
    • 7
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 49th of 76 caps
      31 years, 11 month, 28 days
    • 8
    • Ivor BroadisNewcastle Utd, 9th of 14 caps
      31 years, 3 months, 16 days
    • 11
    • Jimmy MullenWolves, 10th of 12 caps
      31 years, 2 months, 28 days

Notes

  • World Cup QualificationEngland qualify for the 1954 World Cup.
  • Player MilestoneRon Staniforth's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneRoger Byrne's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneHarry Clarke's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneJohnny Nicholls' 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneJohnny Nicholls' 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneRonnie Allen's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneJohnny Nicholls, 50' - 850th goal scored by England

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

  • Northern Ireland Thomas Mitchell

Attendance

  • 134,544

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 1 place, gaining 31 ranking points to 2038 points England - 4th - 1
  • Scotland - 8th

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.