Match No. 405 - Saturday, 16th July 1966, 7:30pm

  • Assist: Roger Hunt. "One magnificent goal by Bobby Charlton after 3[8]minutes...it crowned one of those many runs of 20 yards...and a shot of 25 yards, of which Charlton is the past master." Bobby Charlton38th of 49 goals, 38' (37:02)
  • Assist: Jimmy Greaves. "...and another from Hunt in the 70th minute...a simple goal well taken, which came from a nicely judged late pass from Charlton to Greaves, whose shot rebounded from Calderon to Hunt's feet." Roger Hunt13th of 18 goals, 75' (74:58)
    • 1
    • Gordon BanksLeicester, 29th of 73 caps
      28 years, 6 months, 17 days
    • 2
    • George CohenFulham, 26th of 37 caps
      26 years, 8 months, 25 days
    • 3
    • Ray WilsonEverton, 47th of 63 caps
      31 years, 6 months, 30 days
    • 6
    • Bobby MooreWest Ham, 43rd of 108 caps
      25 years, 3 months, 4 days
      (c)26th captaincy
    • 4
    • Nobby StilesMan Utd, 16th of 28 caps
      24 years, 1 month, 29 days
    • 16
    • Martin PetersWest Ham, 4th of 67 caps
      22 years, 8 months, 8 days
    • 21
    • Roger HuntLiverpool, 15th of 34 caps
      27 years, 11 month, 27 days
    • 19
    • Terry PaineSouthampton, 19th of 19 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 24 days
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    • 12
    • Ignacio CalderónIgnacio Francisco Calderón González.
      Born 13th Dec 1943, Guadalajara.
    • 2
    • Arturo ChairesArturo Chaires Riso.
      Born 14th Mar 1937, Guadalajara.
    • 15
    • Guillermo HernándezGuillermo Alejandro Hernández Sánchez.
      Born 25th Jun 1942, Zacoalco de Torres.
    • 14
    • Gabriel NúñezGabriel Núñez Aguirre.
      Born 6th Feb 1942.
    • 3
    • Gustavo PeñaGustavo Peña Velasco.
      Born 22nd Nov 1941, Talpa de Allende.
      (c)
    • 4
    • Jesús del MuroJosé de Jesús del Muro López.
      Born 30th Nov 1937, Guadalajara.
    • 6
    • Isidoro DíazIsidoro Díaz Mejía.
      Born 14th Mar 1940, Acatlan de Juarez.
    • 19
    • Salvador ReyesSalvador Reyes Monteón.
      Born 20th Sep 1936, Guadalajara.
    • 20
    • Enrique BorjaEnrique David Borja García.
      Born 30th Dec 1945, Mexico City.
    • 5
    • Ignacio JáureguiIgnacio Jáuregui Díaz.
      Born 31st Jul 1938, Guadalajara.
    • 8
    • Aarón PadillaAarón Padilla Gutiérrez.
      Born 10th Jul 1942, Mexico City.

Notes

  • Goal DisallowedHunt has a goal disallowed in the 35th minute, "..two minutes before Charlton's great effort - disallowed because of an infringement." The referee adjudging that Peters had pushed Chaires when nodding the ball back for Hunt to score.
  • Player MilestoneTerry Paine'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)
  • Official FIFA report
  • The Guardian "Charlton's goal releases England's tension", Monday 18th July 1966. page 10.
  • englandstats.com Digital Archive

Managers

  • England Alf Ramsey
  • Mexico Ignacio Trellez Campos

Referee

  • Italy Concetto lo Bello

Attendance

  • 92,570

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Up 1 place, gaining 20 ranking points to 1994 points England - 2nd - 1
  • Mexico - 15th

World Cup 1966

(Group 1)

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    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • England
    • 5
    • +4
    • 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • Uruguay
    • 4
    • +1
    • 0
    • 2
    • 1
    • 3
    • Mexico
    • 2
    • -2
    • 1
    • 2
    • 0
    • 3
    • France
    • 1
    • -3
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
    • 3
    • Final Standings.