Match No. 564 - Thursday, 3rd June 1982, 7:00pm

  • "Their goal came 10 minutes from the end, Haaskivi scoring with a penalty, after Rix had tripped Himanka." Kai Haaskivi, 81'80:35 (pen)
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    • 1
    • Pertti AlajaPertti Johannes Alaja.
      Born 18th Feb 1952, Helsinki.
    • '6867:53
    • 2
    • Aki LahtinenAki Arimo Lahtinen.
      Born 31st Oct 1958, Jyvaskyla.
    • 3
    • Jukka IkäläinenJukka Ikäläinen.
      Born 14th May 1957, Soderhamn, Sweden.
    • 4
    • Mikail GranskogMikael Granskog.
      Born 26th Mar 1961, Mariehamn.
    • 5
    • Esa PekonenEsa Pekonen.
      Born 4th Nov 1961, Lahti.
    • 6
    • Hannu TurunenHannu Tapani Turunen.
      Born 24th Jun 1956, Savonlinna.
    • '6362:57
    • 7
    • Kai HaaskiviKai Olavi Haaskivi.
      Born 28th Dec 1955, Lahti.
    • 8
    • Pasi RautiainenPasi Pentti Rautiainen.
      Born 18th Jul 1961, Helsinki.
    • 9
    • Juhani HimankaOlavi Juhani Himanka.
      Born 19th Apr 1956, Tervola.
    • 10
    • Atik IsmailAtik Ismail.
      Born 5th Jan 1957, Helsinki.
    • 11
    • Jyrki NieminenJyrki Tapio Nieminen.
      Born 30th Mar 1951, Salo.
    • '5554:39
    • 16
    • Ari ValveeAri Valvee.
      Born 1st Dec 1960, Eura.
    • '5554:39
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    • Pauno KymäläinenPauno Kymäläinen.
      Born 14th Nov 1949, Rauma.
    • '6362:57
    • 12
    • Olli HuttunenOlavi Huttunen.
      Born 4th Aug 1960, Kajaani.
    • '6867:53
  • Assist: Trevor Brooking. "The first two followed corners by Brooking. In the 14th minute Mariner, rising unchallenged by the far post, headed down precisely past Alaja..." Paul Mariner9th of 13 goals. Header from 7 yards., 14' 13:31
  • Assist: Alvin Martin. "...two mintues before the half-hour, an unmarked Robson saw his header half-stopped by the goalkeeper and half-cleared by a defender; the ball eventually came back to him and a firm volley brought England's second goal." Bryan Robson3rd of 26 goals. Left-footed from 4 yards., 27' 26:50
  • Assist: Kevin Keegan. "In the 59th minute, Robson ran through a large gap in the inside right position and produced a well struck but hardly unstoppable shot which simply went through Alaja's hands." Bryan Robson4th of 26 goals. Right-footed from 19 yards., 59' 58:29
  • Assist: Trevor Brooking. "Three minutes later, after Brooking had carefully placed his centre over a defender's head, Mariner stooped sedately to complete England's scoring with another header." Paul Mariner10th of 13 goals. Header from 5 yards., 63' 62:17
    • 1
    • Ray ClemenceSpurs, 59th of 61 caps
      33 years, 9 months, 29 days
    • 2
    • Mick MillsIpswich, 37th of 42 caps
      33 years, 4 months, 30 days
    • 3
    • Kenny SansomArsenal, 23rd of 86 caps
      23 years, 8 months, 7 days
    • 4
    • Phil ThompsonLiverpool, 35th of 42 caps
      28 years, 4 months, 13 days
    • 5
    • Alvin MartinWest Ham, 4th of 17 caps
      23 years, 10 months, 15 days
    • 6
    • Bryan RobsonMan Utd, 19th of 90 caps
      25 years, 4 months, 23 days
    • '6160:02
    • 7
    • Kevin KeeganSouthampton, 62nd of 63 caps
      31 years, 3 months, 17 days
      (c)31st captaincy
    • 8
    • Steve CoppellMan Utd, 36th of 42 caps
      26 years, 10 months, 25 days
    • '6665:39
    • 9
    • Paul MarinerIpswich, 21st of 35 caps
      29 years, 0 months, 12 days
    • 10
    • Trevor BrookingWest Ham, 46th of 47 caps
      33 years, 8 months, 1 day
    • '6867:58
    • 11
    • Ray WilkinsMan Utd, 47th of 84 caps
      25 years, 8 months, 19 days
    • 14
    • Graham RixArsenal, 8th of 17 caps
      24 years, 7 months, 11 day
    • '6160:02
    • 15
    • Trevor FrancisMan City, 27th of 52 caps
      28 years, 1 month, 14 days
    • '6665:39
    • 16
    • Tony WoodcockArsenal, 22nd of 42 caps
      26 years, 5 months, 28 days
    • '6867:58

Notes

  • Disallowed GoalKeegan had the ball in the net in the 42nd minute (41:01) but it was disallowed as he was adjudged to have been offside.
  • Goal MilestonePaul Mariner's 10th Goal

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • The Guardian "All set for opening night", Friday 4th June 1982, page 26.
  • YouTube

Managers

Referee

  • USSR Romualdas Juška

Attendance

  • 21,521

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 4 ranking points to 1963 points England - 5th
  • Finland - 76th