Match No. 357 - Wednesday, 9th May 1962

  • Assist: Johnny Haynes. "...[England] scored twice in the space of a minute. Flowers, receiving the ball after a free-kick from Haynes, scored the first with a shot that was deflected by a Swiss defender..." Ron Flowers6th of 10 goals, 20'
  • Assist: Bobby Charlton. "...and then Hitchens scored an easy second, Charlton, on this occasion, being the provider of a fine through pass." Gerry Hitchens4th of 5 goals, 21'
  • Assist: Gerry Hitchens. "...but in the thirty-fourth minute Connelly rose to a centre by Hitchens and headed a grand goal." John Connelly3rd of 7 goals, 34'
    • 1
    • Ron SpringettSheffield Wed, 20th of 33 caps
      26 years, 9 months, 18 days
    • 3
    • Ray WilsonHuddersfield, 10th of 63 caps
      27 years, 4 months, 23 days
    • 4
    • Bobby RobsonWBA, 20th of 20 caps
      29 years, 2 months, 19 days
    • 5
    • Peter SwanSheffield Wed, 19th of 19 caps
      25 years, 7 months, 1 day
    • 6
    • Ron FlowersWolves, 31st of 49 caps
      27 years, 9 months, 12 days
    • 7
    • John ConnellyBurnley, 8th of 20 caps
      23 years, 9 months, 22 days
    • 10
    • Johnny HaynesFulham, 51st of 56 caps
      27 years, 6 months, 23 days
      (c)17th captaincy
  • Toni Allemann, 30'
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    • 1
    • Antonio PermunianAntonio Permunian.
      Born 15th Aug 1930, Bellinzona.
    • HT
    • 2
    • Peter RöschPeter Rösch.
      Born 15th Sep 1930, Lausanne.
    • 3
    • Ely TacchellaEly Tacchella.
      Born 25th May 1936, Switzerland.
    • 4
    • André GrobétyAndré Grobéty.
      Born 22nd Jun 1933, Geneva.
    • 5
    • Heinz SchneiterHeinz Schneiter.
      Born 12th Apr 1935, Thun.
      (c)
    • 6
    • Hans WeberHans Weber.
      Born 8th Sep 1934, Lausanne.
    • 7
    • Charles AntenenCharles Antenen.
      Born 3rd Nov 1929, La Chaux-de-Fords.
    • 8
    • Roger VonlanthenRoger Vonlanthen.
      Born 5th Dec 1930, Geneva.
    • 9
    • Norbert EschmannNorbert Eschmann.
      Born 19th Sep 1933, Besançon.
    • 10
    • Toni AllemannAnton Allemann.
      Born 6th Jan 1936, Solothurn.
    • 11
    • Richard DürrRichard Dürr.
      Born 1st Dec 1938, Switzerland.
    • Kurt StettlerKurt Stettler.
      Born 21st Aug 1932, Bern.
    • HT

Notes

  • Player MilestoneBobby Robson's Last Cap
  • Player MilestonePeter Swan's Last 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)
  • The Guardian "Hitchens fails to inspire England's forwards", Thursday 10th May 1962, page 4.

Managers

Referee

  • Spain Daniel Zariquiegui Izco

Attendance

  • 41,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 5 ranking points to 1924 points England - 8th
  • Switzerland - 26th