Match No. 351 - Thursday, 28th September 1961

    • 1
    • Ron SpringettSheffield Wed, 14th of 33 caps
      26 years, 2 months, 6 days
    • 2
    • Jimmy ArmfieldBlackpool, 18th of 43 caps
      26 years, 0 months, 7 days
      (c)1st captaincy
    • 3
    • Mick McNeilMiddlesbrough, 9th of 9 caps
      21 years, 7 months, 21 day
    • 4
    • Bobby RobsonWBA, 16th of 20 caps
      28 years, 7 months, 10 days
    • 5
    • Peter SwanSheffield Wed, 13th of 19 caps
      24 years, 11 month, 20 days
    • 6
    • Ron FlowersWolves, 25th of 49 caps
      27 years, 2 months, 0 days
    • 7
    • Bryan DouglasBlackburn, 24th of 36 caps
      27 years, 4 months, 1 day
    • 9
    • Ray PointerBurnley, 1st of 3 caps
      24 years, 11 month, 18 days
  • Camille Dimmer, 71'
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    • 1
    • Paul SteffenPaul Steffen.
      Born 17th Jan 1930, Esch-sur-Alzette.
    • 2
    • Erny BrennerErnest Brenner.
      Born 13th Sep 1931, Dudelange.
    • 3
    • Jeannot HoffmannJeannot Hoffmann.
      Born 25th Mar 1934.
    • 4
    • Jules ZambonJules Zambon.
      Born 3rd Aug 1938.
    • 5
    • Fernand BrosiusFernand Brosius.
      Born 15th May 1934, Niederkorn.
    • 6
    • François KonterFrançois Konter.
      Born 20th Feb 1935, Zowaasch.
    • 7
    • Camille DimmerCamille Dimmer.
      Born 20th Apr 1939, Clervaux.
    • 8
    • Henri CirelliHenri Cirelli.
      Born 23rd Dec 1934, Dudelange.
    • 9
    • Nicky HoffmannNicolas Hoffmann.
      Born 19th Aug 1940.
    • 10
    • René SchneiderRené Schneider.
      Born 20th Apr 1938.
    • 11
    • Ady SchmitAdy Schmit.
      Born 17th Aug 1940, Luxembourg City.

Notes

  • Match DelayedDue to kick-off on Wednesday 27th September but was postponed for 24 hours due to thick fog.
  • Player MilestoneMick McNeil's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneRon Flowers' 25th Cap
  • Player MilestoneJohnny Fantham's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneRay Pointer's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneDennis Viollet's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneRay Pointer's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneDennis Viollet's 1st Goal

Sources

  • 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)
  • Daily Mirror "Feeble England given the bird", Friday 29th September 1961, page 27.

Managers

Referee

  • Belgium Gérard Versyp

Attendance

  • 33,409

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 1 ranking points to 1954 points England - 5th
  • Luxembourg - 118th

World Cup 1962 Q

(Group 6)

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    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • England
    • 7
    • +14
    • 0
    • 1
    • 3
    • 4
    • Portugal
    • 3
    • +2
    • 2
    • 1
    • 1
    • 4
    • Luxembourg
    • 2
    • -16
    • 3
    • 0
    • 1
    • 4
    • Final Standings.