Match No. 347 - Wednesday, 10th May 1961

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    • 1
    • Antonio Mota
    • 2
    • Gustavo Peña
    • 3
    • Guillermo Sepúlveda
    • 4
    • Ignacio Jáuregui
    • 5
    • Alfonso Portugal
    • 6
    • Raúl Cárdenas (c)
    • 7
    • Alfredo del Águila
    • 8
    • Salvador Reyes
    • 9
    • Carlos González
    • 10
    • Francisco Flores
    • 44'
    • 11
    • Sigifredo Mercado
    • 16
    • Tomás Reynoso
    • 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

  • Robert Holley Davidson

Attendance

  • 77,000

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 5th - 1
  • Mexico - 17th