Match No. 371 - Wednesday, 5th June 1963

  • Heinz Bertschi, 42'
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    • Kurt StettlerKurt Stettler.
      Born 21st Aug 1932, Bern.
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    • André GrobétyAndré Grobéty.
      Born 22nd Jun 1933, Geneva.
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    • Ely TacchellaEly Tacchella.
      Born 25th May 1936, Switzerland.
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    • Hans WeberHans Weber.
      Born 8th Sep 1934, Lausanne.
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    • Heinz SchneiterHeinz Schneiter.
      Born 12th Apr 1935, Thun.
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    • Werner LeimgruberWerner Leimgruber.
      Born 2nd Sep 1934, Basel.
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    • Toni AllemannAnton Allemann.
      Born 6th Jan 1936, Solothurn.
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    • Karl OdermattKarl Odermatt.
      Born 17th Dec 1942, Lucerne.
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    • Köbi KuhnJakob Kuhn.
      Born 12th Oct 1943, Zurich.
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    • Heinz BertschiHeinz Bertschi.
      Born 25th Feb 1939, Switzerland.
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    • Philippe PottierPhilippe Pottier.
      Born 9th Jul 1938, Monthey.
  • Assist: Tony Kay. "Charlton put England ahead after receiving a pass from Kay in front of the Swiss goal in the twentieth minute." Bobby Charlton28th of 49 goals, 20'
  • Assist: Bobby Charlton. "Charlton transformed the game, sending a return pass to Byrne who scored England's second goal with a hard drive." Johnny Byrne1st of 8 goals, 30'
  • "The neatest move of the first half came from Douglas, who, in almost leisurely fashion, took two shots. The first of these was blocked by Schneiter and the second when the ball rebounded, went in low into the left-hand corner of the net at an acute angle." Bryan Douglas11th of 11 goals, 42'
  • "Byrne's second goal came two minutes after the resumption when in a despairing dive a defender translated a ground shot into a lob which curled into the top of the net." Johnny Byrne2nd of 8 goals, 47'
  • "Charlton scored again in the sixieth minute..." Bobby Charlton29th of 49 goals, 60'
  • "Kay made it 6-1 in the seventy-fifth minute..." Tony KayOnly Goal, 75'
  • "...and seven minutes later Melia scored England's seventh goal. Jimmy MeliaOnly Goal, 82'
  • "...Charlton scored again...two minutes from the close." Bobby Charlton30th of 49 goals, 88'
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    • Ron SpringettSheffield Wed, 30th of 33 caps
      27 years, 10 months, 14 days
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    • Jimmy ArmfieldBlackpool, 37th of 43 caps
      27 years, 8 months, 14 days
      (c)9th captaincy
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    • Ray WilsonHuddersfield, 21st of 63 caps
      28 years, 5 months, 19 days
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    • Tony KayEverton, Only Cap
      26 years, 0 months, 23 days
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    • Bobby MooreWest Ham, 14th of 108 caps
      22 years, 1 month, 23 days
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    • Ron FlowersWolves, 42nd of 49 caps
      28 years, 10 months, 8 days
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    • Bryan DouglasBlackburn, 36th of 36 caps
      29 years, 0 months, 9 days
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    • Johnny ByrneWest Ham, 2nd of 11 caps
      25 years, 0 months, 23 days
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    • Jimmy MeliaLiverpool, 2nd of 2 caps
      25 years, 7 months, 4 days

Notes

  • Hat-Trick: Bobby Charlton4th hat-trick (54th overall).
  • Player MilestoneTony Kay's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneBryan Douglas' Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJimmy Melia's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneJohnny Byrne's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneTony Kay's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneJimmy Melia's 1st Goal

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • The Guardian "England finish in triumph", Thursday, 6th June 1963, page 16.

Managers

Referee

  • Hungary Istvan Zsolt

Attendance

  • 47,588

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Up 2 places, gaining 11 ranking points to 1907 points England - 9th - 2
  • Switzerland - 48th