Match No. 306 - Saturday, 26th May 1956

  • Fritz Walter, 85'
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    • 1
    • Fritz HerkenrathFriedrich Herkenrath.
      Born 9th Sep 1928, Cologne.
    • 2
    • Erich RetterErich Retter.
      Born 17th Feb 1925, Plüderhausen.
    • 3
    • Erich JuskowiakErich Juskowiak.
      Born 7th Sep 1926, Oberhausen.
    • 4
    • Robert SchlienzRobert Schlienz.
      Born 3rd Feb 1924, Stuttgart.
    • 5
    • Heinz WewersHeinz Wewers.
      Born 27th Jul 1927, Gladbeck.
    • 6
    • Karl MaiKarl Mai.
      Born 27th Jul 1928, Fürth.
    • 7
    • Erwin WaldnerErwin Waldner.
      Born 24th Jan 1933, Nürtingen.
    • 8
    • Max MorlockMaximilian Morlock.
      Born 11th May 1925, Nuremburg.
    • 40'
    • 9
    • Ottmar WalterOttmar Kurt Herrmann Walter.
      Born 6th Mar 1924, Kaiserslautern.
    • 10
    • Fritz WalterFriedrich Walter.
      Born 31st Oct 1920, Kaiserslautern.
      (c)
    • 11
    • Hans SchäferHans Schäfer.
      Born 19th Oct 1927, Koln.
    • Alfred PfaffAlfred Pfaff.
      Born 16th Jul 1926, Frankfurt.
    • 40'
    • 1
    • Reg MatthewsCoventry, 4th of 5 caps
      23 years, 5 months, 6 days
    • 2
    • Jeff HallBirmingham, 9th of 17 caps
      26 years, 8 months, 19 days
    • 3
    • Roger ByrneMan Utd, 22nd of 33 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 18 days
    • 5
    • Billy WrightWolves, 77th of 105 caps
      32 years, 3 months, 20 days
      (c)62nd captaincy
    • 7
    • Gordon AstallBirmingham, 2nd of 2 caps
      28 years, 8 months, 4 days
    • 9
    • Tommy TaylorMan Utd, 10th of 19 caps
      24 years, 3 months, 28 days
    • 11
    • Colin GraingerSheffield Utd, 4th of 7 caps
      22 years, 11 month, 16 days

Notes

  • Player MilestoneGordon Astall's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneDuncan Edwards' 1st Goal

Sources

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

Managers

Referee

  • Hungary Istvan Zsolt

Attendance

  • 95,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 19 ranking points to 1993 points England - 4th
  • West Germany - 7th