Match No. 547 - Wednesday, 10th September 1980, 7:45pm

  • Assist: Graham Rix. "...in the 37th minute a swerving free kick from Rix on the left found McDermott in space to the right of the penalty area and his well struck half volley sailed into the far corner of the net..." Terry McDermott1st of 3 goals, 37' (36:42)
  • Assist: Paul Mariner. "...Mariner rose well to head down Thompson's cross from the right into space and this time Woodcock was foiled neither by goalkeeping agility nor his own wayward shooting". Tony Woodcock5th of 16 goals, 69' (68:07)
  • Assist: Paul Mariner. "...Gates...sent [Mariner] on a run through the middle of the defence ; Jan Aas made the tackle, Mariner went down, and McDermott increased England's lead with a somewhat fortunate penalty." Terry McDermott2nd of 3 goals, 78' (77:25) (pen)
  • "[Mariner] swerved in and out past two defenders and scored with a resounding shot..." Paul Mariner4th of 13 goals, 87' (86:37)
    • 1
    • Peter ShiltonNotts Forest, 32nd of 125 caps
      30 years, 11 month, 22 days
    • 2
    • Viv AndersonNotts Forest, 5th of 30 caps
      24 years, 0 months, 12 days
    • 3
    • Kenny SansomArsenal, 10th of 86 caps
      21 years, 11 month, 14 days
    • 4
    • Phil ThompsonLiverpool, 27th of 42 caps
      26 years, 7 months, 20 days
      (c)4th captaincy
    • 5
    • David WatsonSouthampton, 56th of 65 caps
      33 years, 11 month, 5 days
    • 6
    • Bryan RobsonWBA, 3rd of 90 caps
      23 years, 7 months, 30 days
    • 7
    • Eric GatesIpswich, 1st of 2 caps
      25 years, 2 months, 12 days
    • 9
    • Paul MarinerIpswich, 12th of 35 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 19 days
    • 10
    • Tony WoodcockCologne, 14th of 42 caps
      24 years, 9 months, 4 days
    • 11
    • Graham RixArsenal, 1st of 17 caps
      22 years, 10 months, 18 days
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    • 1
    • Tom Rüsz JacobsenTom Rüsz Jacobsen.
      Born 20th Feb 1953, Tjolling.
    • 2
    • Bjarne BerntsenBjarne Berntsen.
      Born 21st Dec 1956, Sandnes.
    • 3
    • Tore KordahlTore Eugen Kordahl.
      Born 17th Dec 1950.
    • 4
    • Einar AasEinar Jan Aas.
      Born 12th Oct 1955, Moss.
    • 5
    • Svein GrøndalenSvein Grøndalen.
      Born 8th Feb 1955, Halden.
      (c) 90' Very late challenge on Mariner right in the corner.
    • 6
    • Roger AlbertsenRoger Albertsen.
      Born 15th Mar 1957, Tyssedal.
    • 7
    • Åge HareideÅge Fridtjof Hareide.
      Born 23rd Sep 1953, Hareid.
    • 8
    • Arne DokkenArne Dokken.
      Born 27th Aug 1955, Drammen.
    • 9
    • Arne Larsen ØklandArne Larsen Økland.
      Born 31st May 1954, Bomlo.
    • 10
    • Pål Jacobsen Pål Jacobsen.
      Born 20th May 1956, Molde.
    • 11
    • Arne ErlandsenArne Erlandsen.
      Born 20th Dec 1959, Klofta.
    • 83'
    • 15
    • Rune OttesenRune Ottesen.
      Born 7th Feb 1954, Stord.
    • 83'

Notes

  • Penalty: Terry McDermott1st scored from 1 taken (100.0%). England's 62nd overall. Mariner dribbles into the box past three defenders and is brought down by Kordahl. A bit soft. However, McDermott places the ball to the keepers right for his first penalty.
  • Player MilestoneEric Gates' 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneGraham Rix's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneTerry McDermott's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneTerry McDermott, 37' - 1400th goal scored by England

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)
  • www.fotball.no
  • Official Match Programme
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • YouTube
  • The Guardian "A laboured party", Thursday 11th September 1980, page 20.

Managers

Referee

  • Belgium Marcel van Langenhove

Attendance

  • 48,200

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 2 ranking points to 2022 points England - 3rd
  • Norway - 68th

World Cup 1982 Q

(Group 4)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • Hungary
    • 10
    • +5
    • 2
    • 2
    • 4
    • 8
    • England
    • 9
    • +5
    • 3
    • 1
    • 4
    • 8
    • Romania
    • 8
    • 0
    • 2
    • 4
    • 2
    • 8
    • Switzerlan...
    • 7
    • -3
    • 3
    • 3
    • 2
    • 8
    • Norway
    • 6
    • -7
    • 4
    • 2
    • 2
    • 8
    • Final Standings.