Match No. 354 - Wednesday, 22nd November 1961

    • 1
    • Ron SpringettSheffield Wed, 17th of 33 caps
      26 years, 4 months, 0 days
    • 3
    • Ray WilsonHuddersfield, 7th of 63 caps
      26 years, 11 month, 5 days
    • 4
    • Bobby RobsonWBA, 19th of 20 caps
      28 years, 9 months, 4 days
    • 5
    • Peter SwanSheffield Wed, 16th of 19 caps
      25 years, 1 month, 14 days
    • 6
    • Ron FlowersWolves, 28th of 49 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 25 days
    • 7
    • Bryan DouglasBlackburn, 27th of 36 caps
      27 years, 5 months, 26 days
    • 8
    • Johnny ByrnePalace, 1st of 11 caps
      23 years, 6 months, 9 days
    • 9
    • Ray CrawfordIpswich, 1st of 2 caps
      25 years, 4 months, 9 days
    • 10
    • Johnny HaynesFulham, 48th of 56 caps
      27 years, 1 month, 5 days
      (c)14th captaincy
  • Jimmy McIlroy, 81'
    • 1
    • Victor HunterVictor Hunter.
      Born 1937, Sion Mills.
    • 2
    • Jimmy MagillEdward James Magill.
      Born 7th May 1939, Lurgan.
    • 3
    • Alex ElderAlexander Russell Elder.
      Born 25th Apr 1941, Lisburn.
    • 4
    • Danny BlanchflowerRobert Dennis Blanchflower.
      Born 10th Feb 1926, Belfast.
      Older brother of Jackie Blanchflower.
      (c)
    • 5
    • Terry NeillWilliam John Terence Neill.
      Born 8th May 1942, Belfast.
    • 6
    • Jimmy NicholsonJames Joseph Nicholson.
      Born 27th Feb 1943, Belfast.
    • 7
    • Billy BinghamWilliam Laurence Bingham.
      Born 5th Aug 1931, Belfast.
    • 8
    • Hugh BarrHubert Henry Barr.
      Born 17th May 1935, Ballymena.
    • 9
    • Billy McAdamsWilliam John McAdams.
      Born 20th Jan 1934, Belfast.
    • 10
    • Jimmy McIlroyJames McIlroy.
      Born 25th Oct 1931, Lambeg.
    • 11
    • Jim McLaughlinJames Christopher McLaughlin.
      Born 22nd Dec 1940, Londonderry.

Notes

  • Player MilestoneJohnny Byrne's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneRay Crawford's 1st Cap

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

  • 30,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 2 places, losing -18 ranking points to 1939 points England - 7th - 2
  • Northern Ireland - 44th