Match No. 475 - Wednesday, 26th September 1973, 7:45pm

  • Assist: Martin Peters. "After ten minutes England went ahead...Peters crossed from the right, Koncilia, severly harried by Chivers, missed the looping ball, and Channon ran in." Mick Channon3rd of 21 goals. , 10'
  • Assist: Tony Currie. "The [second] after 27 minutes, came with Currie centring hard and long and Clarke chesting down the ball, rounding his back and scoring." Allan Clarke8th of 10 goals. , 27'
  • Assist: Colin Bell. "Clarke's second and England's third came in the forty-third minute when Hunter found Bell on the right and a delightful hooked centre found Clarke gliding smoothly into its path. Clarke missed his first opportunity, shooting against the goalkeeper's diving body, but he made no mistake when the ball rebounded rather luckily back to him." Allan Clarke9th of 10 goals. , 43'
  • "Channon got the fourth..." Mick Channon4th of 21 goals. , 48'
  • Assist: Tony Currie. "...Currie then centred smarlty from the byline for Chivers to turn the ball in..." Martin Chivers13th of 13 goals. , 61'
  • "..then [Currie] brought the ball down cleverly before smashing a volley into the far corner." Tony Currie1st of 3 goals. , 64'
  • "Bell scored England's seventh and last goal two minutes from the end when he shot under the goalkeeper for short range." Colin Bell5th of 9 goals. , 88'
    • 1
    • Peter ShiltonLeicester, 14th of 125 caps
      24 years, 0 months, 8 days
    • 2
    • Paul MadeleyLeeds, 14th of 24 caps
      29 years, 0 months, 6 days
    • 3
    • Emlyn HughesLiverpool, 27th of 62 caps
      26 years, 0 months, 29 days
    • 4
    • Colin BellMan City, 30th of 48 caps
      27 years, 7 months, 0 days
    • 6
    • Norman HunterLeeds, 24th of 28 caps
      29 years, 10 months, 28 days
    • 7
    • Tony CurrieSheffield Utd, 4th of 17 caps
      23 years, 8 months, 25 days
    • 8
    • Mick ChannonSouthampton, 9th of 46 caps
      24 years, 9 months, 28 days
    • 10
    • Allan ClarkeLeeds, 14th of 19 caps
      27 years, 1 month, 26 days
    • 11
    • Martin PetersSpurs, 63rd of 67 caps
      29 years, 10 months, 18 days
      (c)2nd captaincy
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    • 1
    • Friedrich KonciliaFriedrich Koncilia.
      Born 25th Feb 1948, Klagenfurt.
    • 2
    • Robert SaraRobert Sara.
      Born 9th Jun 1946, Oberlainsitz.
    • 3
    • Eddie KriegerEduard Franz Krieger.
      Born 16th Dec 1946, Vienna.
    • 4
    • Hans SchmidradnerJohann Schmidradner.
      Born 26th Feb 1945.
    • 5
    • Hans EigenstillerJohann Eigenstiller.
      Born 17th Jun 1943.
      (c)
    • 67'
    • 6
    • Roland HattenburgerRoland Hattenburger.
      Born 7th Dec 1948, Jenbach.
    • HT
    • 7
    • August StarekAugust Starek.
      Born 16th Feb 1945, Vienna.
    • 8
    • Hans KranklJohann Krankl.
      Born 14th Feb 1953, Vienna.
    • 9
    • Willy KreuzWilhelm Kreuz.
      Born 29th May 1949, Vienna.
    • 10
    • Johann EttmayerJohann Ettmayer.
      Born 23rd Jul 1946, Vienna.
    • 11
    • Kurt JaraKurt Jara.
      Born 14th Oct 1950, Innsbruck.
    • Manfred GombaschManfred Gombasch.
      Born 7th Jan 1952.
    • HT
    • Werner KriessWerner Kriess.
      Born 6th Sep 1947, Klagenfurt.
    • 67'

Notes

  • Goal MilestoneTony Currie's 1st Goal

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • Official Match Programme
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • The Guardian "England waltz home in light opera", Thursday 27th September 1973, page 33.

Managers

Referee

  • Netherlands Charles Corver

Attendance

  • 48,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 8 ranking points to 1997 points England - 3rd
  • Austria - 16th