Match No. 337 - Wednesday, 18th November 1959

    • 1
    • Ron SpringettSheffield Wed, 1st of 33 caps
      24 years, 3 months, 27 days
    • 2
    • Don HoweWBA, 23rd of 23 caps
      24 years, 1 month, 6 days
    • 3
    • Tony AllenStoke City, 3rd of 3 caps
      19 years, 11 month, 21 day
    • 4
    • Ronnie ClaytonBlackburn, 33rd of 35 caps
      25 years, 3 months, 13 days
      (c)3rd captaincy
    • 5
    • Ken BrownWest Ham, Only Cap
      25 years, 9 months, 2 days
    • 6
    • Ron FlowersWolves, 11th of 49 caps
      25 years, 3 months, 21 day
    • 9
    • Joe BakerHibernian, 1st of 8 caps
      19 years, 4 months, 1 day
    • 10
    • Ray ParryBolton, 1st of 2 caps
      23 years, 9 months, 30 days
    • 11
    • Edwin HollidayMiddlesbrough, 3rd of 3 caps
      20 years, 5 months, 11 day
  • Billy Bingham, 89'
  •  
    • 1
    • Harry GreggHenry Gregg.
      Born 27th Oct 1932, Tobermore.
    • 2
    • Dick KeithRichard Matthewson Keith.
      Born 15th May 1933, Belfast.
    • 3
    • Alf McMichaelAlfred McMichael.
      Born 1st Oct 1927, Belfast.
    • 4
    • Danny BlanchflowerRobert Dennis Blanchflower.
      Born 10th Feb 1926, Belfast.
      Older brother of Jackie Blanchflower.
      (c)
    • 5
    • Willie CunninghamWilliam Edward Cunningham.
      Born 20th Feb 1930, Mallusk.
    • 6
    • Bertie PeacockRobert Peacock.
      Born 29th Sep 1928, Coleraine.
    • 7
    • Billy BinghamWilliam Laurence Bingham.
      Born 5th Aug 1931, Belfast.
    • 8
    • Johnny CrossanJohn Andrew Crossan.
      Born 29th Nov 1938, Londonderry.
    • 9
    • Billy CushWilbur Cush.
      Born 10th Jun 1928, Lurgan.
    • 10
    • Jimmy McIlroyJames McIlroy.
      Born 25th Oct 1931, Lambeg.
    • 11
    • Peter McPartlandPeter James McParland.
      Born 25th Apr 1934, Newry.

Notes

  • McIlroy: Missed PenaltyRon Springett saved a Jimmy McIlroy penalty just before half time.
  • Player MilestoneRon Springett's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneDon Howe's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneTony Allen's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneKen Brown's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneJoe Baker's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneRay Parry's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneEdwin Holliday's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneJoe Baker's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneRay Parry'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

  • Wales Leo Callaghan

Attendance

  • 60,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Up 1 place, gaining 8 ranking points to 1904 points England - 7th - 1
  • Northern Ireland - 26th