Match No. 554 - Saturday, 23rd May 1981

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    • 1
    • Joe CorriganMan City, 7th of 9 caps
      32 years, 6 months, 5 days
    • 2
    • Viv AndersonNotts Forest, 8th of 30 caps
      24 years, 8 months, 25 days
    • 3
    • Kenny SansomArsenal, 17th of 86 caps
      22 years, 7 months, 27 days
    • 4
    • Ray WilkinsMan Utd, 40th of 84 caps
      24 years, 8 months, 9 days
    • 5
    • David WatsonSouthampton, 61st of 65 caps
      34 years, 7 months, 18 days
      (c)3rd captaincy
    • HT
    • 6
    • Bryan RobsonWBA, 10th of 90 caps
      24 years, 4 months, 12 days
    • 7
    • Steve CoppellMan Utd, 31st of 42 caps
      25 years, 10 months, 14 days
    • 8
    • Glenn HoddleSpurs, 7th of 53 caps
      23 years, 6 months, 27 days
    • 9
    • Peter WitheAston Villa, 3rd of 11 caps
      29 years, 8 months, 24 days
    • 10
    • Graham RixArsenal, 6th of 17 caps
      23 years, 7 months, 0 days
    • 11
    • Tony WoodcockCologne, 19th of 42 caps
      25 years, 5 months, 17 days
    • HT
    • Alvin MartinWest Ham, 2nd of 17 caps
      22 years, 10 months, 4 days
    • HT
    • Trevor FrancisNotts Forest, 21st of 52 caps
      27 years, 1 month, 4 days
    • HT
  • John Robertson, 64' (pen)
    • 1
    • Alan RoughAlan Roderick Rough.
      Born 25th Nov 1951, Glasgow.
    • 2
    • Danny McGrainDaniel Fergus McGrain.
      Born 1st May 1950, Glasgow.
      (c) Time Unknown
    • 3
    • Frank GrayFrancis Tierney Gray.
      Born 27th Oct 1954, Glasgow.
    • 4
    • Ray StewartRaymond Struan McDonald Stewart.
      Born 7th Sep 1959, Stanley.
    • 5
    • Alex McLeishAlexander McLeish.
      Born 21st Jan 1959, Glasgow.
    • 6
    • Willie MillerWilliam Ferguson Miller.
      Born 2nd May 1955, Glasgow.
    • 7
    • David ProvanDavid Alexander Provan.
      Born 8th May 1956, Gourock.
    • 80'
    • 8
    • Steve ArchibaldSteven Archibald.
      Born 27th Sep 1956, Glasgow.
    • 9
    • Joe JordanJoseph Jordan.
      Born 15th Dec 1951, Cleland.
    • 10
    • Asa HartfordRichard Asa Hartford.
      Born 24th Oct 1950, Clydebank.
    • 25'
    • 11
    • John RobertsonJohn Neilson Robertson.
      Born 20th Jan 1953, Viewpark.
    • 12
    • Paul SturrockPaul Whitehead Sturrock.
      Born 10th Oct 1956, Ellon.
    • 80'
    • 13
    • Dave NareyDavid Narey.
      Born 12th Jun 1956, Dundee.
    • 25'

Notes

  • Home Championship 1980-81 AbandonedThe only Home Championship not to be completed barring those cancelled due to the World Wars. The "troubles" in Northern Ireland had escalated and both the Welsh and English FA's declined to travel to Northern Ireland to complete their fixtures.

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • France Robert Wurtz

Attendance

  • 90,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 3 places, losing -31 ranking points to 1919 points England - 10th - 3
  • Scotland - 16th