Match No. 441 - Tuesday, 21st April 1970

    • 1
    • Gordon BanksStoke City, 56th of 73 caps
      32 years, 3 months, 21 day
    • 2
    • Keith NewtonEverton, 21st of 27 caps
      28 years, 9 months, 28 days
    • 81'
    • 3
    • Emlyn HughesLiverpool, 5th of 62 caps
      22 years, 7 months, 24 days
    • 4
    • Alan MullerySpurs, 24th of 35 caps
      28 years, 4 months, 28 days
    • 5
    • Bobby MooreWest Ham, 77th of 108 caps
      29 years, 0 months, 9 days
    • 6
    • Nobby StilesMan Utd, 27th of 28 caps
      27 years, 11 month, 3 days
    • 7
    • Ralph CoatesBurnley, 1st of 4 caps
      23 years, 11 month, 25 days
    • 8
    • Brian KiddMan Utd, 1st of 2 caps
      20 years, 10 months, 23 days
    • 9
    • Bobby CharltonMan Utd, 100th of 106 caps
      32 years, 6 months, 9 days
      (c)3rd captaincy
    • 10
    • Geoff HurstWest Ham, 35th of 49 caps
      28 years, 4 months, 13 days
    • 11
    • Martin PetersSpurs, 35th of 67 caps
      26 years, 5 months, 13 days
    • Colin BellMan City, 11th of 48 caps
      24 years, 1 month, 22 days
    • 81'
  • George Best, 50'
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    • 1
    • Pat JenningsPatrick Anthony Jennings.
      Born 12th Jun 1945, Newry.
    • 2
    • Dave CraigDavid J. Craig.
      Born 8th Jun 1944, Comber.
    • 3
    • Dave ClementsDavid Clements.
      Born 15th Sep 1945, Larne.
    • 4
    • Liam O'KaneWilliam James O’Kane.
      Born 17th Jun 1948, Londonderry.
    • 5
    • Terry NeillWilliam John Terence Neill.
      Born 8th May 1942, Belfast.
      (c)
    • 6
    • Jimmy NicholsonJames Joseph Nicholson.
      Born 27th Feb 1943, Belfast.
    • 7
    • Eric McMordieAlexander S. McMordie.
      Born 12th Apr 1946, Belfast.
    • 8
    • George BestGeorge Best.
      Born 22nd May 1946, Belfast.
    • 9
    • Derek DouganAlexander Derek Dougan.
      Born 20th Jan 1938, Belfast.
    • 10
    • Tony O'DohertyAnthony O’Doherty.
      Born 23rd Apr 1947, Londonderry.
    • 11
    • Bertie LuttonRobert John Lutton.
      Born 13th Jul 1950, Banbridge.
    • Sammy NelsonSamuel Nelson.
      Born 1st Apr 1949, Belfast.
    • John CowanJohn Cowan.
      Born 8th Jan 1949, Belfast.

Notes

  • Player RecordBobby Charlton becomes the second player to record 100 caps with England. Bobby Moore gave up the captain's armband so that Charlton could be captain for the occassion.
  • Unconfirmed Substitution TimesNelson replaced Lutton early in the second half before Best's goal. Bell replaced Newton and Cowan replaced O'Doherty sometime after England's second goal and before the third.
  • Player MilestoneRalph Coates' 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneBrian Kidd's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneBobby Charlton's 100th Cap

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • The Times "An affair of the heart", 22nd April 1970, page 23
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

  • England Alf Ramsey
  • Northern Ireland Billy Bingham

Referee

  • Spain Pintado Viu

Attendance

  • 80,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 4 ranking points to 2072 points England - 1st
  • Northern Ireland - 29th