Match No. 310 - Wednesday, 5th December 1956, 6:25pm

    • 2
    • Jeff HallBirmingham, 13th of 17 caps
      27 years, 2 months, 28 days
    • 3
    • Roger ByrneMan Utd, 26th of 33 caps
      27 years, 9 months, 25 days
    • 5
    • Billy WrightWolves, 81st of 105 caps
      32 years, 9 months, 28 days
      (c)66th captaincy
    • 9
    • Tommy TaylorMan Utd, 13th of 19 caps
      24 years, 10 months, 7 days
    • 11
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 63rd of 76 caps
      34 years, 8 months, 0 days
  • Ove Bech Nielsen, 27'
  • Ove Bech Nielsen, 64'
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    • 1
    • Theill DrengsgaardTheill Drengsgaard.
      Born 6th Mar 1927, Denmark.
    • 2
    • Erling Linde LarsenErling Linde Larsen.
      Born 9th Nov 1931.
    • 3
    • Verner NielsenEigil Verner Nielsen.
      Born 14th May 1931, Nørresundby.
    • 4
    • Flemming NielsenFlemming Gert Nielsen.
      Born 24th Feb 1934, Copenhagen.
      Not to be confused with Flemming Nielsen born 1954
    • 5
    • Ove HansenOve Hansen.
      Born 29th Nov 1929.
    • 6
    • Jørgen OlesenJørgen Christian Thomdahl Olesen.
      Born 21st Jan 1924, Aarhus.
    • 7
    • Jørgen HansenJørgen Hansen.
      Born 24th Dec 1931.
    • 8
    • Bent PedersenBent Pedersen.
      Born 13th Jul 1928.
    • 9
    • Ove Bech NielsenOve Bech Nielsen.
      Born 3rd Aug 1932.
    • 10
    • Aage Rou JensenAage Rou Jensen.
      Born 24th Sep 1924, Aarhus.
      (c)
    • 11
    • Jens Peter HansenJens Peter Hansen.
      Born 15th Mar 1927, Denmark.

Notes

  • Hat-Trick: Tommy Taylor1st hat-trick (45th overall). 51 minutes between first and third goals.
  • Player MilestoneTed Ditchburn's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJimmy Dickinson's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJohnny Brooks' Last Cap

Sources

  • England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • www.dbu.dk

Managers

Referee

  • France Maurice Guigue

Attendance

  • 54,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 4 ranking points to 1999 points England - 4th
  • Denmark - 38th

World Cup 1958 Q

(Pool 1)

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    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • England
    • 7
    • +10
    • 0
    • 1
    • 3
    • 4
    • Republic o...
    • 5
    • -1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 2
    • 4
    • Denmark
    • 0
    • -9
    • 4
    • 0
    • 0
    • 4
    • Final Standings.