Match No. 305 - Sunday, 20th May 1956

  • Olli Forsgren c. 40'
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    • 1
    • Keijo HurriKeijo Hurri.
      Born 5th Dec 1927.
    • 40'
    • 2
    • Väinö PajunenVäinö Valtteri Pajunen.
      Born 1st Nov 1928.
    • 3
    • Aimo SommarbergAimo Sommarberg.
      Born 11th Aug 1931, Kotka.
    • 4
    • Alpo LintamoAlpo Juhani Lintamo.
      Born 19th Mar 1933, Vaasa.
    • 5
    • Lauri LehtinenLauri Hjalmar Lehtinen.
      Born 19th Aug 1927.
    • 6
    • Reijo JalavaReijo Jalava.
      Born 18th Feb 1932, Helsinki.
    • 7
    • Juhani PeltonenVoitto Matti Juhani Peltonen.
      Born 16th Jun 1936, Saaksmaki.
    • 8
    • Matti HiltunenMatti Hiltunen.
      Born 26th Jan 1933, Kuopio.
    • 9
    • Kai PahlmanKai Pahlman.
      Born 8th Jul 1935, Helsinki.
    • 10
    • Olavi LahtinenOlavi Lahtinen.
      Born 5th Jan 1929, Helsinki.
    • 11
    • Olli ForsgrenOlli Forsgren.
      Born 3rd Nov 1929, Helsinki.
    • Aarre KlingaAarre Klinga.
      Born 28th Mar 1939.
    • 40'
    • 1
    • Ray WoodMan Utd, 3rd of 3 caps
      24 years, 11 month, 9 days
    • 2
    • Jeff HallBirmingham, 8th of 17 caps
      26 years, 8 months, 13 days
    • 3
    • Roger ByrneMan Utd, 21st of 33 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 12 days
    • 5
    • Billy WrightWolves, 76th of 105 caps
      32 years, 3 months, 14 days
      (c)61st captaincy
    • 7
    • Gordon AstallBirmingham, 1st of 2 caps
      28 years, 7 months, 28 days
    • 9
    • Tommy TaylorMan Utd, 9th of 19 caps
      24 years, 3 months, 22 days
    • HT
    • 11
    • Colin GraingerSheffield Utd, 3rd of 7 caps
      22 years, 11 month, 10 days
    • Nat LofthouseBolton, 31st of 33 caps
      30 years, 8 months, 24 days
    • HT

Notes

  • Player MilestoneRay Wood's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneGordon Astall's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneDennis Wilshaw's 10th Goal
  • Goal MilestoneGordon Astall's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneNat Lofthouse, 63' - 900th goal scored by England

Sources

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

Managers

Referee

  • Denmark Jorgensen

Attendance

  • 20,177

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 2 ranking points to 1974 points England - 4th
  • Finland - 87th