Match No. 479 - Saturday, 11th May 1974, 3:00pm

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    • John PhillipsThomas John Seymour Phillips.
      Born 7th Jul 1951, Shrewsbury, England.
    • 2
    • Phil RobertsPhillip Stanley Roberts.
      Born 24th Feb 1950, Cardiff.
    • '7877:07
    • 3
    • Rod ThomasRoderick John Thomas.
      Born 11th Jan 1947, Neath.
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    • John MahoneyJohn Francis Mahoney.
      Born 20th Sep 1946, Cardiff.
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    • John RobertsJohn Griffith Roberts.
      Born 11th Sep 1946, Abercynon.
      (c)
    • 6
    • Dave RobertsDavid Frazer Roberts.
      Born 26th Nov 1949, Southampton, England.
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    • Gil ReeceGilbert Ivor Reece.
      Born 2nd Jul 1942, Cardiff.
    • 8
    • Tony VillarsAnthony Keith Villars.
      Born 24th Jan 1952, Pontypool.
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    • Ron DaviesRonald Tudor Davies.
      Born 25th May 1942, Holywell.
    • '5655:20
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    • Terry YorathTerence Charles Yorath.
      Born 27th Mar 1950, Cardiff.
    • 11
    • Leighton JamesLeighton James.
      Born 16th Feb 1953, Loughor.
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    • Dave SmallmanDavid Smallman.
      Born 22nd Mar 1953, Connah's Quay.
    • '5655:20
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    • Les CartwrightLes Cartwright.
      Born 4th Mar 1952, Aberdare.
    • '7877:07
  • Assist: Keith Weller. "Bowles gave England command in the [36]th minute, tapping home a low cross from Weller that bounced out of the unhappy Phillips' gloves". Stan BowlesOnly Goal. Left-footed from 3 yards., 36' 35:06
  • "Nine minutes into the second half Bowles tapped a corner to Nish, whose centre caused more confusion in the Welsh goalmouth. Keegan flailed a foot at the ball but only half-connected, Villars tried to clear it and did the same, and Phillips, transfixed watched it roll over the line." Kevin Keegan1st of 21 goals. Right-footed from 7 yards., 55' 54:21
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    • Peter ShiltonLeicester, 17th of 125 caps
      24 years, 7 months, 23 days
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    • David NishDerby, 3rd of 5 caps
      26 years, 7 months, 15 days
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    • Mike PejicStoke City, 2nd of 4 caps
      24 years, 3 months, 17 days
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    • Emlyn HughesLiverpool, 30th of 62 caps
      26 years, 8 months, 14 days
      (c)1st captaincy
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    • Colin ToddDerby, 3rd of 27 caps
      25 years, 4 months, 30 days
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    • Kevin KeeganLiverpool, 3rd of 63 caps
      23 years, 2 months, 25 days
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    • Colin BellMan City, 33rd of 48 caps
      28 years, 2 months, 13 days
    • 9
    • Mick ChannonSouthampton, 13th of 46 caps
      25 years, 5 months, 13 days
    • 10
    • Keith WellerLeicester, 1st of 4 caps
      27 years, 11 month, 0 days
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    • Stan BowlesQPR, 2nd of 5 caps
      25 years, 4 months, 18 days

Notes

  • Mercer: First MatchJoe Mercer's first match in charge.
  • Player MilestoneKeith Weller's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneStan Bowles' 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneKevin Keegan's 1st Goal

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • Telegraph "Mercer must sort out England's midfield muddle", Monday 13th May 1974, page 28.
  • The Guardian "Nish and Pejic find rightful places", Monday 13th May 1974, page 24.
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Managers

Referee

  • Northern Ireland Redmond McFadden

Attendance

  • 25,734

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 13 ranking points to 1990 points England - 4th
  • Wales - 40th