Match No. 505 - Wednesday, 13th October 1976

    • 1
    • Ray ClemenceLiverpool, 23rd of 61 caps
      28 years, 2 months, 8 days
    • 2
    • Colin ToddDerby, 25th of 27 caps
      27 years, 10 months, 1 day
    • 4
    • Phil ThompsonLiverpool, 8th of 42 caps
      22 years, 8 months, 23 days
    • 6
    • Ray WilkinsChelsea, 3rd of 84 caps
      20 years, 0 months, 29 days
    • 7
    • Kevin KeeganLiverpool, 25th of 63 caps
      25 years, 7 months, 27 days
      (c)3rd captaincy
    • 8
    • Mick ChannonSouthampton, 37th of 46 caps
      27 years, 10 months, 15 days
    • 9
    • Joe RoyleMan City, 5th of 6 caps
      27 years, 6 months, 5 days
    • 11
    • Dennis TueartMan City, 3rd of 6 caps
      26 years, 10 months, 16 days
    • 75'
    • Mick MillsIpswich, 9th of 42 caps
      27 years, 9 months, 9 days
    • 75'
    • Gordon HillMan Utd, 3rd of 6 caps
      22 years, 6 months, 12 days
    • 75'
  • Kalle Nieminen, 48'
  •  
    • 1
    • Göran EnckelmanGöran Enckelman.
      Born 14th Jun 1948, Lahti.
    • 2
    • Teppo HeikkinenTeppo Heikkinen.
      Born 12th Nov 1950.
    • 3
    • Erkki VihtiläErkki Vihtilä.
      Born 14th May 1951.
    • 4
    • Ari MäkynenAri Mäkynen.
      Born 6th Jul 1949.
    • 5
    • Esko RantaEsko Ranta.
      Born 14th Jan 1947, Tampere.
    • 6
    • Pertti JantunenPertti Jantunen.
      Born 25th Jun 1952, Lahti.
    • 61'
    • 7
    • Jouko SuomalainenJouko Suomalainen.
      Born 8th Apr 1949.
    • 67'
    • 8
    • Miikka ToivolaMiikka Toivola.
      Born 11th Jul 1949, Porin maalaiskunta.
    • 9
    • Kalle NieminenKalle Nieminen.
      Born 3rd Dec 1947, Jyvaskyla.
    • 10
    • Aki HeiskanenAki Heiskanen.
      Born 2nd Feb 1952, Kuopio.
    • 11
    • Matti PaatelainenMatti Rauno Matias Paatelainen.
      Born 17th Jun 1944.
      (c)
    • Esa HeiskanenEsa Heiskanen.
      Born 23rd May 1953.
    • 61'
    • Seppo PyykköSeppo Pyykkö.
      Born 24th Dec 1955, Oulu.
    • 67'

Notes

  • Player MilestoneColin Todd's 25th Cap
  • Player MilestoneKevin Keegan's 25th Cap
  • Goal MilestoneDennis Tueart's 1st Goal
  • Match MilestoneEngland's 300th win

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • 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

  • Sweden Ulf Eriksson

Attendance

  • 92,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 1 ranking points to 1984 points England - 5th
  • Finland - 86th

World Cup 1978 Q

(Group 2)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • Italy
    • 10
    • +14
    • 1
    • 0
    • 5
    • 6
    • England
    • 10
    • +11
    • 1
    • 0
    • 5
    • 6
    • Finland
    • 4
    • -5
    • 4
    • 0
    • 2
    • 6
    • Luxembourg
    • 0
    • -20
    • 6
    • 0
    • 0
    • 6
    • Final Standings.