Match No. 290 - Saturday, 26th June 1954, 5:00pm

    • 1
    • Gil MerrickBirmingham, 23rd of 23 caps
      32 years, 5 months, 0 days
    • 2
    • Ron StaniforthHuddersfield, 6th of 8 caps
      30 years, 2 months, 13 days
    • 3
    • Roger ByrneMan Utd, 6th of 33 caps
      25 years, 4 months, 18 days
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 61st of 105 caps
      30 years, 4 months, 20 days
      (c)46th captaincy
    • 14
    • Bill McGarryHuddersfield, 2nd of 4 caps
      27 years, 0 months, 16 days
    • 8
    • Ivor BroadisNewcastle Utd, 14th of 14 caps
      31 years, 6 months, 8 days
    • 9
    • Nat LofthouseBolton, 21st of 33 caps
      28 years, 9 months, 30 days
    • 11
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 54th of 76 caps
      32 years, 2 months, 21 day
  • Carlos Borges, 5'
  • Obdulio Varela, 39'
  • Juan Alberto Schiaffino, 50'
  • Javier Ambrois, 79'
    • 1
    • Roque MáspoliRoque Gastón Máspoli Arbelvide.
      Born 12th Oct 1917, Montevideo.
    • 2
    • José SantamaríaJosé Emilio Santamaría Iglesias.
      Born 31st Jul 1929, Montevideo.
      Played for both Uruguay and Spain.
    • 3
    • William MartínezWílliam Ruben Martínez Carreras.
      Born 13th Jan 1928, Pueblo Victoria.
    • 4
    • Víctor Rodríguez AndradeVíctor Pablo Rodríguez Andrade.
      Born 2nd May 1927, Montevideo.
    • 5
    • Obdulio VarelaObdulio Jacinto Muiños Varela.
      Born 20th Sep 1917, Montevideo.
      (c)
    • 17
    • Luis CruzLuis Alberto Cruz.
      Born 28th Apr 1925.
    • 7
    • Julio AbbadieJulio César Abbadie Gismero.
      Born 7th Dec 1929, Montevideo.
    • 19
    • Javier AmbroisJavier Ambrois.
      Born 9th May 1932, Montevideo.
    • 9
    • Óscar MíguezÓscar Omar Miguez Antón.
      Born 5th Dec 1927, Artigas.
    • 10
    • Juan Alberto SchiaffinoJuan Alberto Schiaffino Villano.
      Born 28th Jul 1925, Montevideo.
    • 11
    • Carlos BorgesCarlos Ariel Borges.
      Born 14th Jan 1932, Montevideo.

Notes

  • Player MilestoneGil Merrick's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneIvor Broadis' 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

  • Austria Carl Erich Steiner

Attendance

  • 35,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -53 ranking points to 1969 points England - 5th
  • Uruguay - 4th