Match No. 297 - Sunday, 22nd May 1955

  • José Águas, 24'
  • Matateu, 79'
  • José Águas, 83'
    • 1
    • Alberto da Costa PereiraAlberto da Costa Pereira.
      Born 29th Dec 1929, Nacala, Mozambique.
    • 2
    • Manuel CaldeiraManuel António Caldeira.
      Born 14th Dec 1926, Vila Real de Santo António.
    • 3
    • Ângelo CarvalhoÂngelo Ferreira Carvalho.
      Born 3rd Aug 1925, Portugal.
    • 4
    • José Maria PedrotoJosé Maria Carvalho Pedroto.
      Born 21st Oct 1928, Lamego.
    • 5
    • Manuel PassosManuel Passos Fernandes.
      Born 26th Mar 1922, Machico.
    • 6
    • JucaJúlio Cernadas Pereira.
      Born 13th Jan 1929, Lourenço Marques, Mozambique.
    • 7
    • José Romão DimasJosé Romão Dimas.
      Born 7th May 1930, Almada.
    • 8
    • MatateuSebastião Lucas da Fonseca.
      Born 26th Jul 1927, Lourenço Marques, Mozambique.
    • 9
    • José ÁguasJosé Pinto de Carvalho Santos Águas.
      Born 9th Nov 1930, Lisbon.
    • 10
    • José TravassosJosé António Barreto Travassos.
      Born 22nd Feb 1926, Lisbon.
    • 11
    • José Pedro BiléuJosé Pedro Biléu.
      Born 10th Apr 1932, Portugal.
    • 35'
    • João Baptista MartinsJoão Baptista Martins.
      Born 3rd Sep 1927, Sines.
    • 35'
    • 1
    • Bert WilliamsWolves, 23rd of 24 caps
      35 years, 3 months, 22 days
    • 3
    • Roger ByrneMan Utd, 13th of 33 caps
      26 years, 3 months, 14 days
    • 5
    • Billy WrightWolves, 68th of 105 caps
      31 years, 3 months, 16 days
      (c)53rd captaincy
    • 8
    • Roy BentleyChelsea, 12th of 12 caps
      31 years, 0 months, 5 days
    • 9
    • Nat LofthouseBolton, 26th of 33 caps
      29 years, 8 months, 26 days
    • 39'
    • Albert QuixallSheffield Wed, 5th of 5 caps
      21 years, 9 months, 13 days
    • 39'

Notes

  • Player MilestonePeter Sillett's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneRoy Bentley's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneAlbert Quixall's Last Cap

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • Italy Giiorgio Bernardi

Attendance

  • 52,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -24 ranking points to 1971 points England - 5th
  • Portugal - 27th