Match No. 507 - Wednesday, 9th February 1977, 8:00pm

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    • 1
    • Ray ClemenceLiverpool, 25th of 61 caps
      28 years, 6 months, 4 days
    • 4
    • Mike DoyleMan City, 5th of 5 caps
      30 years, 2 months, 14 days
    • 5
    • David WatsonMan City, 18th of 65 caps
      30 years, 4 months, 4 days
    • 6
    • Paul MadeleyLeeds, 24th of 24 caps
      32 years, 4 months, 19 days
    • 62'
    • 7
    • Kevin KeeganLiverpool, 27th of 63 caps
      25 years, 11 month, 23 days
      (c)5th captaincy
    • 10
    • Stan BowlesQPR, 5th of 5 caps
      28 years, 1 month, 16 days
    • 12
    • Colin ToddDerby, 26th of 27 caps
      28 years, 1 month, 28 days
    • 38'
    • 16
    • Stuart PearsonMan Utd, 7th of 15 caps
      27 years, 7 months, 18 days
    • 62'
  • Jan Peters, 29' (28:30)
  • Jan Peters, 37' (36:48)
    • 1
    • Piet SchrijversPieter Schrijvers.
      Born 15th Dec 1946, Jutphaas.
    • 2
    • Wim SuurbierWilhelmus Lourens Johannes Suurbier.
      Born 16th Jan 1945, Eindhoven.
    • 3
    • Ruud KrolRudolf Jozef Krol.
      Born 24th Mar 1949, Amsterdam.
    • 4
    • Wim RijsbergenWilhelmus Gerardus Rijsbergen.
      Born 18th Jan 1952, Leiden.
      49' Late challenge on Francis.
    • 5
    • Hugo HovenkampHugo Hermanus Hovenkamp.
      Born 5th Oct 1950, Groningen.
    • 6
    • Johan NeeskensJohannes Jacobus Neeskens.
      Born 15th Sep 1951, Heemstede.
    • 7
    • Jan PetersJohannes Wilhelmus Peters.
      Born 18th Aug 1954, Groesbeek.
    • 8
    • Willy van der KerkhofWilhelmus Antonius van de Kerkhof.
      Born 16th Sep 1951, Helmond.
    • 9
    • Johan CruyffHendrik Johannes Cruijff.
      Born 25th Apr 1947, Amsterdam.
      (c)
    • 10
    • Johnny RepJohn Nicholaas Rep.
      Born 25th Nov 1951, Zaandam.
    • 74'
    • 11
    • Rob RensenbrinkPieter Robert Rensenbrink.
      Born 3rd Jul 1947, Oostzaan.
    • 13
    • Kees KistCornelis Kist.
      Born 7th Aug 1952, Steenwijk.
    • 74'

Notes

  • Greenhoff InjuryNot long after the first Dutch goal, Brian Greenhoff injures his right elbow in an England attack, he makes his way off the pitch slowly but England don't replace him for another five minutes in which time the Dutch score again.
  • Player MilestoneRay Clemence's 25th Cap
  • Player MilestoneDave Clement's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneMike Doyle's Last Cap
  • Player MilestonePaul Madeley's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneTrevor Francis' 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneStan Bowles' Last Cap

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)
  • YouTube
  • The Guardian "Revie learns old lessons", Thursday 10th February 1977, page 16.

Managers

  • England Don Revie
  • Netherlands Jan Zwartkruis

Referee

  • West Germany Walter Eschweiler

Attendance

  • 90,260

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -16 ranking points to 1944 points England - 7th
  • Netherlands - 3rd