Match No. 444 - Sunday, 24th May 1970

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    • 1
    • Edwin MejiaEdwin Roberto Mejía Gallegos.
      Born 5th Sep 1944, Ambato.
    • 2
    • Lincoln UtrerasLincoln Francisco Utreras Vaca.
      Born 26th Dec 1946, Quito.
    • 3
    • Carlos CampoverdeCarlos German Campoverde.
      Born 26th Nov 1951, Ecuador.
    • 4
    • Enrique PortillaEnrique José Portilla Castro.
      Born 18th Oct 1944, Quito.
      (c)
    • 5
    • J Valencia
    • 6
    • Jorge BolañosJorge Washington Bolaños Carrasco.
      Born 26th Aug 1944, Guayaquil.
    • 7
    • Walter CárdenasWalter Cárdenas.
      Born 17th Jan 1944, Guayaquil.
    • 8
    • Washington MuñozWashington Muñoz Yance.
      Born 26th Jun 1955, Guayaquil.
    • 60'
    • 9
    • Patricio Peñaherrera
    • 10
    • Polo CarreraPaúl Fernando Carrera Velasteguí.
      Born 11th Jan 1945, Quito.
    • HT
    • 11
    • Armando LarreaArmando Tito Larrea.
      Born 11th May 1943, Guaranda.
    • Tom RodríguezTom Eugenio Rodriguez Monrroy.
      Born 23rd Jul 1945, Esmereldas.
    • HT
    • Vicente Cabezas
    • 60'
  • Assist: Keith Newton. "Only four minutes had gone when Lee scored - Moore and Mullery made the move." Franny Lee6th of 10 goals, 4'
  • Assist: Geoff Hurst. "Kidd's goal was scored in the 76th minute, only a few minutes after he had replaced Lee" Brian KiddOnly Goal, 76'
    • 3
    • Gordon BanksStoke City, 59th of 73 caps
      32 years, 4 months, 24 days
    • 19
    • Keith NewtonEverton, 24th of 27 caps
      28 years, 11 month, 1 day
    • 20
    • Terry CooperLeeds, 8th of 20 caps
      25 years, 10 months, 12 days
    • 21
    • Alan MullerySpurs, 27th of 35 caps
      28 years, 6 months, 1 day
    • 22
    • Brian LaboneEverton, 23rd of 26 caps
      30 years, 4 months, 0 days
    • 23
    • Bobby MooreWest Ham, 80th of 108 caps
      29 years, 1 month, 12 days
      (c)62nd captaincy
    • 24
    • Franny LeeMan City, 14th of 27 caps
      26 years, 0 months, 25 days
    • 70'
    • 25
    • Alan BallEverton, 41st of 72 caps
      25 years, 0 months, 12 days
    • 26
    • Bobby CharltonMan Utd, 102nd of 106 caps
      32 years, 7 months, 12 days
    • 84'
    • 27
    • Geoff HurstWest Ham, 38th of 49 caps
      28 years, 5 months, 16 days
    • 28
    • Martin PetersSpurs, 38th of 67 caps
      26 years, 6 months, 16 days
    • 17
    • Brian KiddMan Utd, 2nd of 2 caps
      20 years, 11 month, 26 days
    • 70'
    • 13
    • David SadlerMan Utd, 3rd of 4 caps
      24 years, 3 months, 18 days
    • 84'

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 B selection beat a Liga Deportiva Universidad side 4-1. The touring party prior to the World Cup totalled 28 players who had squad numbers different from the final World Cup 1970 squad numbers. Six of those players returned home after this match.
  • Player MilestoneBrian Kidd's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneBrian Kidd's 1st Goal

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • The Guardian "England again are efficient", Monday 25th May 1970, page 15.

Managers

Referee

  • Peru Alberto Tejada

Attendance

  • 29,706

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 1 ranking points to 2067 points England - 1st
  • Ecuador - 82nd