Match No. 484 - Saturday, 1st June 1974

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    • 1
    • Rumyancho GoranovRumyancho Goranov Radev.
      Born 17th Mar 1950, Pleven.
    • 2
    • Ivan ZafirovIvan Georgiev Zafirov.
      Born 30th Dec 1947, Sofia.
    • 3
    • Stefan VelichkovStefan Konstantinov Velichkov.
      Born 15th Feb 1949, Pleven.
    • 4
    • Bozhil KolevBozhil Naydenov Kolev.
      Born 12th Jan 1949, Tsnevo.
    • 5
    • Dimitar PenevDimitar Dushkov Penev.
      Born 12th Jul 1945, Mirovyane.
    • 6
    • Dobromir ZhechevDobromir Georgiev Zhechev.
      Born 12th Nov 1942, Sofia.
    • 7
    • Voyn VoynovVoyn Yordanov Voynov.
      Born 7th Sep 1952, Chepinsti.
    • 79'
    • 8
    • Hristo BonevHristo Atanasov Bonev.
      Born 3rd Feb 1947, Plovdiv.
      Also known as Zuma.
      (c)
    • 9
    • Atanas MihaylovAtanas Hristov Mihaylov.
      Born 5th Jul 1949, Sofia.
    • 10
    • Krasimir BorisovKrasimir Borisov Georgiev.
      Born 8th Apr 1950, Bulgaria.
    • 11
    • Georgi DenevGeorgi Nikolov Denev.
      Born 18th Apr 1950, Lovech.
    • 61'
    • Pavel PanovPavel Georgiev Panov.
      Born 14th Sep 1950, Sofia.
    • 61'
    • Mladen VasilevMladen Aleksandrov Vasilev.
      Born 29th Jul 1947, Slivnitsa.
      Also known as Maho.
    • 79'
  • Assist: Kevin Keegan. "England's goal was a simple affair. Two minutes before half time Keegan flicked on a clearence to Worthington who had started his run early enough to beat the offside trap and the Leicester player took the ball forward smoothly before slipping past Goranov" Frank Worthington2nd of 2 goals, 43'
    • 1
    • Ray ClemenceLiverpool, 4th of 61 caps
      25 years, 9 months, 27 days
    • 2
    • Emlyn HughesLiverpool, 35th of 62 caps
      26 years, 9 months, 4 days
      (c)6th captaincy
    • 3
    • Colin ToddDerby, 8th of 27 caps
      25 years, 5 months, 20 days
    • 4
    • David WatsonSunderland, 5th of 65 caps
      27 years, 7 months, 27 days
    • 5
    • Alec LindsayLiverpool, 3rd of 4 caps
      26 years, 3 months, 5 days
    • 8
    • Colin BellMan City, 38th of 48 caps
      28 years, 3 months, 6 days
    • 9
    • Kevin KeeganLiverpool, 7th of 63 caps
      23 years, 3 months, 18 days
    • 10
    • Mick ChannonSouthampton, 18th of 46 caps
      25 years, 6 months, 4 days

Notes

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • The Guardian "Bell the inspiration of another invigorating performance", Monday 3rd June 1974, page 26.

Managers

Referee

  • Norway Rolf Nyhus

Attendance

  • 60,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Up 1 place, gaining 9 ranking points to 1965 points England - 4th - 1
  • Bulgaria - 17th