Match No. 312 - Wednesday, 8th May 1957

    • 2
    • Jeff HallBirmingham, 15th of 17 caps
      27 years, 8 months, 1 day
    • 3
    • Roger ByrneMan Utd, 28th of 33 caps
      28 years, 3 months, 0 days
    • 5
    • Billy WrightWolves, 83rd of 105 caps
      33 years, 3 months, 2 days
      (c)68th captaincy
    • 8
    • John AtyeoBristol City, 4th of 6 caps
      25 years, 3 months, 1 day
    • 9
    • Tommy TaylorMan Utd, 14th of 19 caps
      25 years, 3 months, 10 days
    • 10
    • Johnny HaynesFulham, 11th of 56 caps
      22 years, 6 months, 22 days
    • 11
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 65th of 76 caps
      35 years, 1 month, 3 days
  • Dermot Curtis, 56'
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    • 1
    • Alan KellyAlan James Alexander Kelly.
      Born 5th Jul 1936, Bray.
    • 2
    • Don DonovanDaniel Christopher Donovan.
      Born 23rd Dec 1929, Cork.
    • 3
    • Noel CantwellNoel Euchuria Cornelius Cantwell.
      Born 28th Feb 1932, Cork.
    • 4
    • Peter FarrellPeter Desmond Farrell.
      Born 16th Aug 1922, Dalkey.
      Played for FAI and IFA
      (c)
    • 5
    • Gerry MackeyGerard Mackey.
      Born 10th Jun 1933, Dublin.
    • 6
    • Pat SawardPatrick Saward.
      Born 17th Aug 1928, Cobh.
    • 7
    • Alf RingsteadAlfred Ringstead.
      Born 14th Oct 1927, Dublin.
    • 8
    • Liam WhelanWilliam Augustine Whelan.
      Born 1st Apr 1935, Dublin.
      Also known as Billy Whelan
    • 9
    • Dermot CurtisDermot Patrick Curtis.
      Born 26th Aug 1932, Dublin.
    • 10
    • Arthur FitzsimonsArthur Fitzsimons.
      Born 16th Dec 1929, Dublin.
    • 11
    • Joe HavertyJoseph Haverty.
      Born 17th Feb 1936, Dublin.

Notes

  • Hat-Trick: Tommy Taylor2nd hat-trick (46th overall).
  • Goal MilestoneTommy Taylor's 10th Goal

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • 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)

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland Hugh Phillips

Attendance

  • 52,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 7 ranking points to 2013 points England - 3rd
  • Republic of Ireland - 23rd

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.