Match No. 298 - Sunday, 2nd October 1955, 1:30pm

  • Knud Lundberg, 62'
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    • 1
    • Per HenriksenPer Henriksen.
      Born 15th Aug 1929.
    • 2
    • Poul AndersenPoul Andersen.
      Born 2nd Jan 1930, Denmark.
    • 3
    • Verner NielsenEigil Verner Nielsen.
      Born 14th May 1931, Nørresundby.
    • 4
    • Erik Pondal JensenErik Pondal Jensen.
      Born 6th Dec 1930, Køge.
    • 5
    • Christen BröggerChristen Brögger.
      Born 29th Aug 1925.
    • 28'
    • 6
    • Jørgen OlesenJørgen Christian Thomdahl Olesen.
      Born 21st Jan 1924, Aarhus.
    • 7
    • Jørgen HansenJørgen Hansen.
      Born 24th Dec 1931.
    • 8
    • Jørgen JacobsenJørgen Jacobsen.
      Born 14th Oct 1933.
    • 9
    • Ove AndersenOve Andersen.
      Born 30th Jun 1937.
    • 10
    • Knud LundbergKnud Lundberg.
      Born 14th May 1920, Copenhagen.
      (c)
    • 11
    • Poul PetersenPoul Eyvind Petersen.
      Born 11th Apr 1921, Copenhagen.
    • John JørgensenJohn Jørgensen.
      Born 31st Aug 1924.
    • 28'
    • 1
    • Ron BaynhamLuton Town, 1st of 3 caps
      26 years, 3 months, 22 days
    • 2
    • Jeff HallBirmingham, 1st of 17 caps
      26 years, 0 months, 25 days
    • 3
    • Roger ByrneMan Utd, 14th of 33 caps
      26 years, 7 months, 22 days
    • 4
    • Bill McGarryHuddersfield, 3rd of 4 caps
      28 years, 3 months, 22 days
    • 5
    • Billy WrightWolves, 69th of 105 caps
      31 years, 7 months, 25 days
      (c)54th captaincy
    • 7
    • Jackie MilburnNewcastle Utd, 13th of 13 caps
      31 years, 4 months, 22 days
    • 8
    • Don RevieMan City, 4th of 6 caps
      28 years, 2 months, 23 days
    • 11
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 56th of 76 caps
      33 years, 5 months, 27 days

Notes

  • Penalty: Don Revie1st scored from 1 taken (100.0%). England's 28th overall.
  • Player MilestoneRon Baynham's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneJeff Hall's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneJackie Milburn's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneGeoff Bradford's Only Cap
  • Goal MilestoneGeoff Bradford's 1st Goal

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • www.dbu.dk
  • Daily Mirror "5-1 but don't be fooled", Monday 3rd October 1955, page 17.

Managers

Referee

  • Italy Giiorgio Bernardi

Attendance

  • 50,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 9 ranking points to 1980 points England - 5th
  • Denmark - 30th