Match No. 452 - Wednesday, 12th May 1971, 7:45pm

    • 1
    • Gordon BanksStoke City, 65th of 73 caps
      33 years, 4 months, 12 days
    • 2
    • Chris LawlerLiverpool, 1st of 4 caps
      27 years, 6 months, 23 days
    • 3
    • Terry CooperLeeds, 14th of 20 caps
      26 years, 10 months, 0 days
    • 4
    • Bobby MooreWest Ham, 87th of 108 caps
      30 years, 1 month, 0 days
      (c)69th captaincy
    • 6
    • Emlyn HughesLiverpool, 10th of 62 caps
      23 years, 8 months, 15 days
    • 7
    • Franny LeeMan City, 20th of 27 caps
      27 years, 0 months, 13 days
    • 8
    • Ralph CoatesSpurs, 3rd of 4 caps
      25 years, 0 months, 16 days
    • 10
    • Allan ClarkeLeeds, 3rd of 19 caps
      24 years, 9 months, 12 days
    • 11
    • Martin PetersSpurs, 46th of 67 caps
      27 years, 6 months, 4 days
    • 65'
    • 15
    • Alan BallEverton, 49th of 72 caps
      26 years, 0 months, 0 days
    • 65'
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    • 1
    • Vincent Borg BonaciVincent Borg Bonaci.
      Born 11th Dec 1943, Malta.
    • 62'
    • 2
    • Louis PaceLouis Pace.
      Born 24th Mar 1948, Malta.
    • 3
    • Joe GrimaJoe Grima.
      Born 3rd Jan 1943, Malta.
    • 4
    • Anton CamilleriAnton Camilleri.
      Born 17th Apr 1947, Malta.
    • 5
    • Edward DarmaninEdward Darmanin.
      Born 15th Nov 1945, Malta.
    • 6
    • Alfred DeliaAlfred Delia.
      Born 11th Oct 1945, Malta.
    • 7
    • Ronnie CocksRonnie Cocks.
      Born 1st Aug 1943, Gzira, Malta.
      (c)
    • 8
    • Willie VassalloWillie Vassallo.
      Born 4th Sep 1949, Malta.
    • 9
    • John BonettJohn Bonett.
      Born 28th May 1942, Malta.
    • 10
    • Eddie TheobaldEddie Theobald.
      Born 28th Sep 1940, Paola, Malta.
    • 11
    • Louis ArpaLouis Arpa.
      Born 2nd Aug 1949, Malta.
    • 12
    • Alfred MizziAlfred Mizzi.
      Born 10th Jan 1941, Malta.
    • 62'

Notes

  • Penalty: Allan Clarke2nd scored from 2 taken (100.0%). England's 54th overall. 46th minute. 14 seconds into the second half Malta are penalised for handball in the area. Allan Clarke steps up and puts the ball into the bottom right corner past the diving keeper.
  • Missed Penalty: Allan Clarke1st miss from 3rd taken (66.7%). England's 55th overall. 60th minute. Alan Ball's shot is handled on the line by Grima on 60 minutes. Having already scored the first, Allan Clarke's sends this one wide.
  • Player MilestoneChris Lawler's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneChris Lawler's 1st Goal

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • uefa.com
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • YouTube

Managers

Referee

  • Norway Einar Roed

Attendance

  • 41,534

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 1 ranking points to 2043 points England - 2nd
  • Malta - 94th

Euro 72 Qualifying

(Group 3)

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    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • England
    • 11
    • +12
    • 0
    • 1
    • 5
    • 6
    • Switzerlan...
    • 9
    • +7
    • 1
    • 1
    • 4
    • 6
    • Greece
    • 3
    • -5
    • 4
    • 1
    • 1
    • 6
    • Malta
    • 1
    • -14
    • 5
    • 1
    • 0
    • 6
    • Final Standings.