Match No. 294 - Saturday, 2nd April 1955

    • 3
    • Roger ByrneMan Utd, 10th of 33 caps
      26 years, 1 month, 22 days
    • 5
    • Billy WrightWolves, 65th of 105 caps
      31 years, 1 month, 25 days
      (c)50th captaincy
    • 8
    • Don RevieMan City, 2nd of 6 caps
      27 years, 8 months, 23 days
  • Lawrie Reilly, 10'
  • Tommy Docherty, 88'
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    • 1
    • Fred MartinFred George Martin.
      Born 13th May 1929, Carnoustie.
    • 2
    • Willie CunninghamWilliam Carruthers Cunningham.
      Born 22nd Feb 1925, Hill of Beath.
      (c)
    • 3
    • Harry HaddockHenry Haddock.
      Born 26th Jul 1925, Glasgow.
    • 4
    • Tommy DochertyThomas Henderson Docherty.
      Born 24th Apr 1928, Glasgow.
    • 5
    • Jimmy DavidsonJames Anderson Davidson.
      Born 8th Nov 1925, Douglas Water.
    • 6
    • John CummingJohn Cumming.
      Born 17th Mar 1930, Carluke.
    • 7
    • Johnny MackenzieJohn Archie MacKenzie.
      Born 4th Sep 1925, Dennistoun.
    • 8
    • Bobby JohnstoneRobert Johnstone.
      Born 7th Sep 1929, Selkirk.
    • 9
    • Lawrie ReillyLawrance Reilly.
      Born 28th Oct 1928, Edinburgh.
    • 10
    • Ian McMillanJohn Livingstone McMillan.
      Born 18th Mar 1931, Airdrie.
    • 11
    • Tommy RingThomas Ring.
      Born 8th Aug 1930, Glasgow.

Notes

  • Wembley RecordEngland beat Scotland at Wembley for the first time since 1934.
  • Hat-Trick: Dennis Wilshaw1st hat-trick (44th overall). 72 minutes between first and third goals.
  • Player MilestoneJimmy Meadows' Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneKen Armstrong's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneDuncan Edwards' 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneNat Lofthouse's 25th Goal

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

  • 96,847

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 12 ranking points to 2009 points England - 5th
  • Scotland - 14th