Match No. 330 - Wednesday, 6th May 1959

    • 2
    • Don HoweWBA, 16th of 23 caps
      23 years, 6 months, 25 days
    • 3
    • Graham ShawSheffield Utd, 4th of 5 caps
      24 years, 9 months, 28 days
    • 5
    • Billy WrightWolves, 101st of 105 caps
      35 years, 3 months, 0 days
      (c)86th captaincy
    • 6
    • Ron FlowersWolves, 4th of 49 caps
      24 years, 9 months, 9 days
    • 10
    • Johnny HaynesFulham, 28th of 56 caps
      24 years, 6 months, 20 days
    • 11
    • Doug HoldenBolton, 2nd of 5 caps
      28 years, 7 months, 8 days
  • Sergio Brighenti, 56'
  • Amos Mariani, 61'
    • 1
    • Lorenzo BuffonLorenzo Buffon.
      Born 19th Dec 1929, Majano.
    • 2
    • Enzo RobottiEnzo Robotti.
      Born 13th Jun 1935, Alessandria.
    • 3
    • Sergio CastellettiSergio Castelletti.
      Born 30th Dec 1937, Casale Monferrato.
    • 4
    • Franco ZaglioFranco Zaglio.
      Born 2nd Mar 1936, Cremona.
    • 5
    • Gaudenzio BernasconiGaudenzio Bernasconi.
      Born 8th Aug 1932, Ponte San Pietro.
    • 6
    • Armando SegatoArmando Segato.
      Born 3rd May 1930, Vicenza.
      (c)
    • 7
    • Amos MarianiAmos Mariani.
      Born 30th Mar 1931, Montecatini Terme.
    • 8
    • Guido GrattonGuido Gratton.
      Born 23rd Oct 1932, Monfalcone.
    • 9
    • Sergio BrighentiSergio Brighenti.
      Born 23rd Sep 1932, Modena.
    • 10
    • Carlo GalliGiancarlo Galli.
      Born 6th Mar 1931, Montecatini Terme.
    • 11
    • Gianfranco PetrisGianfranco Petris.
      Born 30th Aug 1936, Budoia.

Notes

  • Player InjuryRon Flowers was stretchered off early in the second half with a suspected broken nose. He returned 15 minutes later but Italy had scored twice while he was off the pitch.
  • Player MilestoneWarren Bradley's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneWarren Bradley's 1st Goal

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • West Germany Albert Dusch

Attendance

  • 91,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -6 ranking points to 1946 points England - 4th
  • Italy - 18th