Match No. 574 - Wednesday, 23rd February 1983

    • 1
    • Peter ShiltonSouthampton, 46th of 125 caps
      33 years, 5 months, 5 days
      (c)2nd captaincy
    • 2
    • Phil NealLiverpool, 43rd of 50 caps
      32 years, 0 months, 3 days
    • 4
    • Sammy LeeLiverpool, 3rd of 14 caps
      24 years, 0 months, 16 days
    • 5
    • Alvin MartinWest Ham, 7th of 17 caps
      24 years, 7 months, 4 days
    • 6
    • Terry ButcherIpswich, 12th of 77 caps
      24 years, 1 month, 26 days
    • 7
    • Gary MabbuttSpurs, 4th of 16 caps
      21 years, 6 months, 0 days
    • 9
    • Paul MarinerIpswich, 30th of 35 caps
      29 years, 9 months, 1 day
    • 10
    • Gordon CowansAston Villa, 1st of 10 caps
      24 years, 3 months, 27 days
  • Ian Rush, 14'
  •  
    • 1
    • Neville SouthallNeville Southall.
      Born 16th Sep 1958, Llandudno.
    • 2
    • Joey JonesJoseph Patrick Jones.
      Born 4th Mar 1955, Llandudno.
    • 44'
    • 3
    • Kevin RatcliffeKevin Ratcliffe.
      Born 12th Nov 1960, Mancot.
    • 4
    • John MahoneyJohn Francis Mahoney.
      Born 20th Sep 1946, Cardiff.
    • 80'
    • 5
    • Paul PricePaul Terence Price.
      Born 23rd Mar 1954, St Albans, England.
      (c)
    • 6
    • Kenny JackettKenneth Francis Jackett.
      Born 5th Jan 1962, Watford, England.
    • 7
    • Robbie JamesRobert Mark James.
      Born 23rd Mar 1957, Swansea.
    • 8
    • Brian FlynnBrian Flynn.
      Born 12th Oct 1955, Port Talbot.
    • 9
    • Ian RushIan James Rush.
      Born 20th Oct 1961, St Asaph.
    • 10
    • Gordon DaviesGordon John Davies.
      Born 3rd Aug 1955, Merthyr Tydfil.
    • 11
    • Mickey ThomasMichael Reginald Thomas.
      Born 7th Jul 1954, Mochdre.
    • 12
    • George BerryGeorge Frederick Berry.
      Born 19th Nov 1957, Rostrup, Germany.
    • 44'
    • 13
    • Leighton JamesLeighton James.
      Born 16th Feb 1953, Loughor.
    • 80'

Notes

  • Penalty: Phil Neal2nd scored from 2 taken (100.0%). England's 64th overall.
  • Player MilestoneDerek Statham's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneGordon Cowans' 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneTerry Butcher's 1st Goal

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)
  • The Guardian "England beat the Rush hour", Thursday, 24th February 1983, page 28.

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland Bob Valentine

Attendance

  • 24,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Up 1 place, gaining 7 ranking points to 2024 points England - 2nd - 1
  • Wales - 15th