Match No. 353 - Wednesday, 25th October 1961

    • 1
    • Ron SpringettSheffield Wed, 16th of 33 caps
      26 years, 3 months, 3 days
    • 3
    • Ray WilsonHuddersfield, 6th of 63 caps
      26 years, 10 months, 8 days
    • 4
    • Bobby RobsonWBA, 18th of 20 caps
      28 years, 8 months, 7 days
    • 5
    • Peter SwanSheffield Wed, 15th of 19 caps
      25 years, 0 months, 17 days
    • 6
    • Ron FlowersWolves, 27th of 49 caps
      27 years, 2 months, 28 days
    • 8
    • Bryan DouglasBlackburn, 26th of 36 caps
      27 years, 4 months, 29 days
    • 9
    • Ray PointerBurnley, 3rd of 3 caps
      25 years, 0 months, 15 days
    • 10
    • Johnny HaynesFulham, 47th of 56 caps
      27 years, 0 months, 8 days
      (c)13th captaincy
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    • 1
    • Alberto da Costa PereiraAlberto da Costa Pereira.
      Born 29th Dec 1929, Nacala, Mozambique.
    • 2
    • Mário Goulart LinoMário Goulart Lino.
      Born 9th Jan 1937, Horta, Azores.
    • 3
    • Hilário da ConceiçãoHilário Rosário da Conceição.
      Born 19th Mar 1939, Lourenço Marques, Mozambique.
    • 4
    • José PéridesJosé Pérides.
      Born 18th Apr 1935, Tete, Mozambique.
    • 5
    • Lúcio SoaresLúcio Soares.
      Born 31st May 1934, Manhuaçu, Brazil.
    • 6
    • Vicente LucasVicente da Fonseca Lucas.
      Born 24th Sep 1935, Lourenço Marques, Mozambique.
    • 7
    • YaúcaAntónio Fernandes.
      Born 18th Jun 1935, Portugal.
    • 8
    • EusébioEusébio da Silva Ferreira.
      Born 25th Jan 1942, Lourenço Marques, Mozambique.
    • 9
    • José ÁguasJosé Pinto de Carvalho Santos Águas.
      Born 9th Nov 1930, Lisbon.
      (c)
    • 10
    • Mário ColunaMário Esteves Coluna.
      Born 6th Aug 1935, Inhaca, Mozambique.
    • 11
    • Domiciano CavémDomiciano Barrocal Gomes Cavém.
      Born 21st Nov 1932, Vila Real de Santo António.

Notes

  • QualificationEngland qualify for the World Cup 1962 finishing top of their group. They will not have to qualify again for 11 years.
  • Player MilestoneRay Pointer's Last Cap

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • 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)

Managers

Referee

  • France Marcel Bois

Attendance

  • 100,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 6 ranking points to 1957 points England - 5th
  • Portugal - 40th

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.