Match No. 285 - Saturday, 3rd April 1954

  • Allan Brown, 7'
  • Willie Ormond, 89'
  •  
  •  
    • 1
    • George Farm
    • 2
    • Mike Haughney
    • 3
    • Sammy Cox (c)
    • 4
    • Bobby Evans
    • 5
    • Frank Brennan
    • 6
    • George Aitken
    • 7
    • John Mackenzie
    • 8
    • Robert Johnstone
    • 9
    • Jackie Henderson
    • 10
    • Allan Brown
    • 11
    • Willie Ormond
    • 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.