Match No. 453 - Saturday, 15th May 1971

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    • 1
    • Pat JenningsPatrick Anthony Jennings.
      Born 12th Jun 1945, Newry.
    • 2
    • Pat RicePatrick James Rice.
      Born 17th Mar 1949, Belfast.
    • 3
    • Sammy NelsonSamuel Nelson.
      Born 1st Apr 1949, Belfast.
    • 4
    • Liam O'KaneWilliam James O’Kane.
      Born 17th Jun 1948, Londonderry.
    • 5
    • Allan HunterAllan Hunter.
      Born 30th Jun 1946, Sion Mills.
    • 6
    • Jimmy NicholsonJames Joseph Nicholson.
      Born 27th Feb 1943, Belfast.
    • 7
    • Bryan HamiltonBryan Hamilton.
      Born 21st Dec 1946, Belfast.
    • 8
    • Eric McMordieAlexander S. McMordie.
      Born 12th Apr 1946, Belfast.
    • Off
    • 9
    • Derek DouganAlexander Derek Dougan.
      Born 20th Jan 1938, Belfast.
      (c)
    • 10
    • Dave ClementsDavid Clements.
      Born 15th Sep 1945, Larne.
    • 11
    • George BestGeorge Best.
      Born 22nd May 1946, Belfast.
    • 14
    • Tommy CassidyThomas A. Cassidy.
      Born 18th Nov 1950, Belfast.
    • On
    • 1
    • Gordon BanksStoke City, 66th of 73 caps
      33 years, 4 months, 15 days
      Goalkeeper
    • 2
    • Paul MadeleyLeeds, 1st of 24 caps
      26 years, 7 months, 25 days
      Right Back
    • 3
    • Terry CooperLeeds, 15th of 20 caps
      26 years, 10 months, 3 days
      Left Back
    • 4
    • Peter StoreyArsenal, 2nd of 19 caps
      25 years, 8 months, 8 days
      Midfielder
    • 5
    • Roy McFarlandDerby, 4th of 28 caps
      23 years, 1 month, 10 days
      Centre Back
    • 6
    • Bobby MooreWest Ham, 88th of 108 caps
      30 years, 1 month, 3 days
      Centre Back
      (c)70th captaincy
    • 7
    • Franny LeeMan City, 21st of 27 caps
      27 years, 0 months, 16 days
      Centre Forward
    • 8
    • Alan BallEverton, 50th of 72 caps
      26 years, 0 months, 3 days
      Midfielder
    • 9
    • Martin ChiversSpurs, 4th of 24 caps
      26 years, 0 months, 18 days
      Centre Forward
    • 10
    • Allan ClarkeLeeds, 4th of 19 caps
      24 years, 9 months, 15 days
      Centre Forward
    • 11
    • Martin PetersSpurs, 47th of 67 caps
      27 years, 6 months, 7 days
      Midfielder

England Starting Formation

    4-3-3

Notes

  • Player MilestonePaul Madeley's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneAlan Ball's 50th Cap

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

  • England Alf Ramsey
  • Northern Ireland Billy Bingham

Referee

  • Scotland Alistair MacKenzie

Attendance

  • 33,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 8 ranking points to 2051 points England - 2nd
  • Northern Ireland - 35th