Match No. 465 - Wednesday, 15th November 1972

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    • 1
    • Gary SprakeGareth Sprake.
      Born 3rd Apr 1945, Swansea.
    • 2
    • Peter RodriguesPeter Joseph Rodrigues.
      Born 21st Jan 1944, Cardiff.
    • 60'
    • 3
    • Rod ThomasRoderick John Thomas.
      Born 11th Jan 1947, Neath.
    • 4
    • Terry HennesseyWilliam Terrence Hennessey.
      Born 1st Sep 1942, Llay.
    • 5
    • Mike EnglandHarold Michael England.
      Born 2nd Dec 1941, Holywell.
    • 6
    • Trevor HockeyTrevor Hockey.
      Born 1st May 1943, Keighley, England.
    • 7
    • Leighton PhillipsLeighton Phillips.
      Born 25th Sep 1949, Neath.
    • 8
    • John MahoneyJohn Francis Mahoney.
      Born 20th Sep 1946, Cardiff.
    • 9
    • Wyn DaviesRonald Wyn Davies.
      Born 20th Mar 1942, Caernarfon.
    • 10
    • John ToshackJohn Benjamin Toshack.
      Born 22nd Mar 1949, Cardiff.
    • 11
    • Leighton JamesLeighton James.
      Born 16th Feb 1953, Loughor.
    • 12
    • Gil ReeceGilbert Ivor Reece.
      Born 2nd Jul 1942, Cardiff.
    • 60'
    • 1
    • Ray ClemenceLiverpool, 1st of 61 caps
      24 years, 3 months, 10 days
    • 2
    • Peter StoreyArsenal, 10th of 19 caps
      27 years, 2 months, 8 days
    • 3
    • Emlyn HughesLiverpool, 19th of 62 caps
      25 years, 2 months, 18 days
    • 6
    • Bobby MooreWest Ham, 98th of 108 caps
      31 years, 7 months, 3 days
      (c)80th captaincy
    • 7
    • Kevin KeeganLiverpool, 1st of 63 caps
      21 years, 9 months, 1 day
    • 9
    • Rodney MarshMan City, 8th of 9 caps
      28 years, 1 month, 4 days
    • 10
    • Colin BellMan City, 22nd of 48 caps
      26 years, 8 months, 17 days
    • 11
    • Alan BallArsenal, 58th of 72 caps
      27 years, 6 months, 3 days

Notes

  • Match InfoEngland's first World Cup qualifying match for 11 years.
  • Player MilestoneRay Clemence's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneKevin Keegan's 1st Cap

Sources

  • England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland William Mullan

Attendance

  • 36,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 8 ranking points to 2007 points England - 3rd
  • Wales - 42nd

World Cup 1974 Q

(Group 5)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • Poland
    • 5
    • +3
    • 1
    • 1
    • 2
    • 4
    • England
    • 4
    • -1
    • 1
    • 2
    • 1
    • 4
    • Wales
    • 3
    • -2
    • 2
    • 1
    • 1
    • 4
    • Final Standings.