Match No. 307 - Saturday, 6th October 1956

  • Jimmy McIlroy, 10'
    • 1
    • Harry GreggHenry Gregg.
      Born 27th Oct 1932, Tobermore.
    • 2
    • Willie CunninghamWilliam Edward Cunningham.
      Born 20th Feb 1930, Mallusk.
    • 3
    • Alf McMichaelAlfred McMichael.
      Born 1st Oct 1927, Belfast.
    • 4
    • Danny BlanchflowerRobert Dennis Blanchflower.
      Born 10th Feb 1926, Belfast.
      Older brother of Jackie Blanchflower.
    • 5
    • Jackie BlanchflowerJohn Blanchflower.
      Born 7th Mar 1933, Belfast.
      Younger brother of Danny Blanchflower.
    • 6
    • Tommy CaseyThomas Casey.
      Born 11th Mar 1930, Comber.
    • 7
    • Billy BinghamWilliam Laurence Bingham.
      Born 5th Aug 1931, Belfast.
    • 8
    • Jimmy McIlroyJames McIlroy.
      Born 25th Oct 1931, Lambeg.
    • 9
    • Jimmy JonesJames Jones.
      Born 25th Jul 1928, Keady.
    • 10
    • Billy McAdamsWilliam John McAdams.
      Born 20th Jan 1934, Belfast.
    • 11
    • Peter McPartlandPeter James McParland.
      Born 25th Apr 1934, Newry.
    • 1
    • Reg MatthewsCoventry, 5th of 5 caps
      23 years, 9 months, 17 days
    • 2
    • Jeff HallBirmingham, 10th of 17 caps
      27 years, 0 months, 29 days
    • 3
    • Roger ByrneMan Utd, 23rd of 33 caps
      27 years, 7 months, 26 days
    • 5
    • Billy WrightWolves, 78th of 105 caps
      32 years, 8 months, 0 days
      (c)63rd captaincy
    • 8
    • Don RevieMan City, 6th of 6 caps
      29 years, 2 months, 27 days
    • 9
    • Tommy TaylorMan Utd, 11th of 19 caps
      24 years, 8 months, 8 days
    • 11
    • Colin GraingerSheffield Utd, 5th of 7 caps
      23 years, 3 months, 26 days

Notes

  • Player MilestoneReg Matthews' Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneDon Revie's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneDennis Wilshaw's Last Cap

Sources

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

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland David Phillips

Attendance

  • 58,420

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -13 ranking points to 1980 points England - 4th
  • Northern Ireland - 34th