Match No. 347 - Wednesday, 10th May 1961

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    • Ron SpringettSheffield Wed, 10th of 33 caps
      25 years, 9 months, 19 days
    • 3
    • Mick McNeilMiddlesbrough, 6th of 9 caps
      21 years, 3 months, 3 days
    • 4
    • Bobby RobsonWBA, 13th of 20 caps
      28 years, 2 months, 20 days
    • 5
    • Peter SwanSheffield Wed, 9th of 19 caps
      24 years, 7 months, 2 days
    • 6
    • Ron FlowersWolves, 21st of 49 caps
      26 years, 9 months, 13 days
    • 7
    • Bryan DouglasBlackburn, 20th of 36 caps
      26 years, 11 month, 14 days
    • 8
    • Derek KevanWBA, 14th of 14 caps
      26 years, 2 months, 4 days
    • 10
    • Johnny HaynesFulham, 42nd of 56 caps
      26 years, 6 months, 24 days
      (c)8th captaincy
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    • 1
    • Antonio MotaHector Antonio Romero Mota.
      Born 26th Jan 1939, Mexico City.
    • 2
    • Gustavo PeñaGustavo Peña Velasco.
      Born 22nd Nov 1941, Talpa de Allende.
    • 3
    • Guillermo SepúlvedaGuillermo Sepúlveda Rodríguez.
      Born 29th Nov 1934, Guadalajara.
    • 4
    • Ignacio JáureguiIgnacio Jáuregui Díaz.
      Born 31st Jul 1938, Guadalajara.
    • 5
    • Alfonso PortugalAlfonso Portugal.
      Born 21st Jan 1934, Mexico City.
    • 6
    • Raúl CárdenasRaúl Cárdenas de la Vega.
      Born 30th Oct 1928, Mexico City.
      (c)
    • 7
    • Alfredo del ÁguilaAlfredo del Águila Estrella.
      Born 3rd Jan 1935.
    • 8
    • Salvador ReyesSalvador Reyes Monteón.
      Born 20th Sep 1936, Guadalajara.
    • 9
    • Carlos GonzálezCarlos González Cabrera.
      Born 12th Apr 1935, Mexico City.
    • 10
    • Francisco FloresFrancisco Flores Córdoba.
      Born 12th Feb 1926, Guadalajara.
    • 44'
    • 11
    • Sigifredo MercadoSigifredo Mercado Luna.
      Born 31st Aug 1933, Atemajac.
    • 16
    • Tomás ReynosoTomás Reynoso.
      Born 12th Dec 1935, Esperanza.
    • 44'

Notes

  • Goal RecordEngland notch up their 40th goal of the season in only 6 matches.
  • Penalty: Ron Flowers1st scored from 1 taken (100.0%). England's 39th overall.
  • Hat-Trick: Bobby Charlton3rd hat-trick (52nd overall).
  • Player MilestoneDerek Kevan's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneGerry Hitchens' 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneGerry Hitchens' 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)
  • Daily Herald "Eight - But Walter wants more", Thursday 11th May 1961, page 12.

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland Robert Holley Davidson

Attendance

  • 77,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 10 ranking points to 1970 points England - 5th
  • Mexico - 16th