Match No. 443 - Wednesday, 20th May 1970, 9:00pm

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    • Otoniel QuintanaOtoniel Quintana.
      Born 1946, Padilla.
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    • Arturo SegoviaArturo Rafael Segovia.
      Born 26th Oct 1941, Soledad.
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    • Hermenegildo SegreraHermenegildo Segrera Moran.
      Born 13th Jan 1945, Santa Maria.
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    • Darío LópezDarío López.
      Born 2nd Feb 1946.
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    • Gabriel HernándezGabriel Hernández Alonso.
      Born 1st Jan 1942, Soacha.
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    • Alfonso CañónAlfonso Cañón Rincón.
      Born 20th Mar 1946, Bogata.
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    • Óscar LópezÓscar López Vázquez.
      Born 2nd Apr 1939, Medellin.
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    • Óscar GarciaÓscar Francisco Garcia.
      Born 10th May 1942, Medellin.
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    • Luis Carlos PazLuis Carlos Paz.
      Born 25th Jun 1942.
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    • Alejandro BrandAlejandro Brand.
      Born 15th May 1950, Medellin.
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    • Jorge Ramírez GallegoJorge Enrique Ramírez Gallego.
      Born 25th Mar 1940, Cali.
    • Alfredo ArangoAlfredo Arango Narváez.
      Born 16th Feb 1945, Santa Maria.
  • Assist: Bobby Charlton. "Peters headed the first goal after a corner by Charlton in the second minute." Martin Peters13th of 20 goals, 2'
  • Assist: Bobby Charlton. "The second goal in the thirty-ninth minute was another header by Peters after a corner by Charlton." Martin Peters14th of 20 goals, 39'
  • "Charlton himself scored the third in the fifty-sixth minute..." Bobby Charlton49th of 49 goals, 56'
  • Assist: Terry Cooper. "...Ball's industry was rewarded six minutes from time when he completed the scoring with a header from on of Cooper's many accurate centres." Alan Ball7th of 8 goals, 84'
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    • Gordon BanksStoke City, 58th of 73 caps
      32 years, 4 months, 20 days
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    • Keith NewtonEverton, 23rd of 27 caps
      28 years, 10 months, 27 days
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    • Terry CooperLeeds, 7th of 20 caps
      25 years, 10 months, 8 days
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    • Alan MullerySpurs, 26th of 35 caps
      28 years, 5 months, 27 days
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    • Brian LaboneEverton, 22nd of 26 caps
      30 years, 3 months, 27 days
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    • Bobby MooreWest Ham, 79th of 108 caps
      29 years, 1 month, 8 days
      (c)61st captaincy
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    • Franny LeeMan City, 13th of 27 caps
      26 years, 0 months, 21 day
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    • Alan BallEverton, 40th of 72 caps
      25 years, 0 months, 8 days
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    • Geoff HurstWest Ham, 37th of 49 caps
      28 years, 5 months, 12 days
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    • Martin PetersSpurs, 37th of 67 caps
      26 years, 6 months, 12 days

Notes

  • World Cup warm-up friendlyEngland went on a two match tour of Colombia and Ecuador to acclimitise themselves to the heat and altitude prior to the 1970 World Cup.
  • Shirt NumbersPrior to this match an England XI selection beat a Colombia XI side 1-0. The touring party prior to the World Cup totalled 28 players who had squad numbers different from the final World Cup 1970 squad numbers.
  • Bogotá BraceletPrior to the match Bobby Moore was accused of stealing a bracelet from a shop in the foyer of their Bogotá hotel.

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • YouTube
  • The Guardian "Height and Colombia both conquered", Friday 22nd May 1970, page 20.

Managers

Referee

  • Venezuela Iván Barrios

Attendance

  • 36,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 2 ranking points to 2066 points England - 1st
  • Colombia - 87th