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1955 to 1959

Date 02 Apr 1955
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Home Championship , 1955
Fixture England 7 v 2 Scotland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Dennis Wilshaw [1 mins]
Nathaniel Lofthouse [7 mins]
Donald Revie [24 mins]
Nathaniel Lofthouse [36 mins]
Dennis Wilshaw [70 mins]
Dennis Wilshaw [73 mins]
Dennis Wilshaw [84 mins]
Scotland Scorers Lawrie Reilly [15 mins]
Tommy Docherty [85 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
James Meadows Manchester City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Kenneth Armstrong Chelsea
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Donald Revie Manchester City
Nathaniel Lofthouse Bolton Wanderers
Dennis Wilshaw Wolverhampton Wanderers
Frank Blunstone Chelsea
Opposition Team Fred Martin,
Willie Cunningham,
Harry Haddock,
Tommy Docherty,
Jimmy Davidson,
John Cumming,
John McKenzie,
Robert Johnstone,
Lawrie Reilly,
Ian McMillan,
Tommy Ring.
Attendance 96847
Referee Mervyn Griffiths [Wales]

Date 15 May 1955
Venue Stade Olympique, Colombes, France
Competition Friendly
Fixture France 1 v 0 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers
France Scorers Raymond Kopa [37 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Richard Sillett Chelsea
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Donald Revie Manchester City
Nathaniel Lofthouse Bolton Wanderers
Dennis Wilshaw Wolverhampton Wanderers
Frank Blunstone Chelsea
Opposition Team Francois Remetter,
Guillaume Bieganski,
Roger Marche,
Armand Penverne,
Robert Jonquet,
Xerces Louis,
Joseph Ujlaki,
Léon Glovacki,
Raymond Kopa,
René Bliard,
Jean Vincent.
Attendance 54696
Referee Emil Schmetzer [West Germany]

Date 18 May 1955
Venue Estadio Chamartin, Spain
Competition Friendly
Fixture Spain 1 v 1 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Roy Bentley [38 mins]
Spain Scorers Hector Rial [65 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Richard Sillett Chelsea
Roger Byrne Manchester United
James Dickinson Portsmouth
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Roy Bentley Chelsea
Nathaniel Lofthouse Bolton Wanderers
Albert Quixall Sheffield Wednesday
Dennis Wilshaw Wolverhampton Wanderers
Opposition Team Antonio Ramallets,
Roman Matito,
Jesús Garay,
Marcelino Campanal,
Mauricio Mauri,
José Maria Zarraga,
Daniel Mano,
Perez Paya,
Ladislav Kubala,
Héctor Rial,
Francisco Gento.
Attendance 125000
Referee Unknown []

Date 22 May 1955
Venue Estádio das Antas, Portugal
Competition Friendly
Fixture Portugal 3 v 1 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Roy Bentley [19 mins]
Portugal Scorers Jose Aguas [24 mins]
Lucas da Fonseca Matateu [79 mins]
Jose Aguas [83 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Richard Sillett Chelsea
Roger Byrne Manchester United
James Dickinson Portsmouth
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Roy Bentley Chelsea
Nathaniel Lofthouse Bolton Wanderers
Dennis Wilshaw Wolverhampton Wanderers
Frank Blunstone Chelsea
Albert Quixall Sheffield Wednesday
Opposition Team Costa Pereira,
Manuel Caldeira,
Angelo Carvalho,
José Maria Pedroto,
Manuel Passos,
Julio Pereira "Juca",
José Dimas,
Lucas da Fonseca "Matateu",
José Aguas,
José Travacos,
José Pedro,
Sub: Joao Martins for Jose Pedro (35 mins).
Attendance 52000
Referee Bernardi [Italy]

Date 02 Oct 1955
Venue Idraetsparken, Denmark
Competition Friendly
Fixture Denmark 1 v 5 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Donald Revie [26 mins]
Nathaniel Lofthouse [31 mins]
Nathaniel Lofthouse [41 mins]
Donald Revie [53 mins]
Geoffrey Bradford [80 mins]
Denmark Scorers Knud Lundberg [62 mins]
England Team
Ronald Baynham Luton Town
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
William McGarry Huddersfield Town
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
James Dickinson Portsmouth
John Milburn Newcastle United
Donald Revie Manchester City
Nathaniel Lofthouse Bolton Wanderers
Geoffrey Bradford Bristol Rovers
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Per Henriksen,
Poul Andersen,
Verner Nielsen,
Erik Pondal Jensen,
Christen Brogger,
Jorgen Olesen,
Jorgen Hansen,
Jorgen Jacobsen,
Ove Andersen,
Knud Lundberg,
Poul Pedersen,
Sub: John Jorgensen for Christen Brogger (28 mins).
Attendance 53000
Referee Bernardi [Italy]

Date 22 Oct 1955
Venue Ninian Park, Wales
Competition Home Championship , 1956
Fixture Wales 2 v 1 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Charles [[51 mins]]
Wales Scorers Derek Tapscott [41 mins]
Cliff Jones (II) [43 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
William McGarry Huddersfield Town
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Donald Revie Manchester City
Nathaniel Lofthouse Bolton Wanderers
Dennis Wilshaw Wolverhampton Wanderers
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Jack Kelsey,
Stuart Williams,
Alf Sherwood,
Mel Charles,
Roy Paul,
Noel Kinsey,
Derek Tapscott,
Trevor Ford,
John Charles,
Ivor Allchurch,
Cliff Jones.
Attendance 60000
Referee Thomas Mitchell [Northern Ireland]

Date 01 Nov 1955
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Home Championship , 1956
Fixture England 3 v 0 Northern Ireland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Dennis Wilshaw [50 mins]
Dennis Wilshaw [52 mins]
Thomas Finney [88 mins]
Northern Ireland Scorers
England Team
Ronald Baynham Luton Town
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Thomas Finney Preston North End
John Haynes Fulham
Bedford Jezzard Fulham
Dennis Wilshaw Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Perry Blackpool
Opposition Team Norman Uprichard,
Willie Cunningham,
Len Graham,
Danny Blanchflower,
William McCavana,
Bert Peacock,
Billy Bingham,
Jimmy McIlroy,
Francis Coyle,
Charles Tully,
Peter McParland.
Attendance 60000
Referee Mervyn Griffiths [Wales]

Date 30 Nov 1955
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Friendly
Fixture England 4 v 1 Spain [Head to Head]
England Scorers Peter Atyeo [12 mins]
William Perry [13 mins]
Thomas Finney [59 mins]
William Perry [60 mins]
Spain Scorers Ignacio Arieta [80 mins]
England Team
Ronald Baynham Luton Town
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Peter Atyeo Bristol City
Nathaniel Lofthouse Bolton Wanderers
John Haynes Fulham
William Perry Blackpool
Opposition Team Carmelo Cedrun,
Juan Segarra,
Jesús Garay,
Marcelino Vaquero "Campanal II",
Mauricio Mauri,
José Maria Maguregui,
Miguel González,
José Luis Perez Paya,
Ignacio Arieta,
Manuel Domenech,
Enrique Collar.
Attendance 95500
Referee Alexis Ponnet [Belgium]

Date 14 Apr 1956
Venue Hampden Park, Scotland
Competition Home Championship , 1956
Fixture Scotland 1 v 1 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Haynes [89 mins]
Scotland Scorers Graham Leggat [60 mins]
England Team
Reginald Matthews Coventry City
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
James Dickinson Portsmouth
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
Nathaniel Lofthouse Bolton Wanderers
John Haynes Fulham
William Perry Blackpool
Opposition Team Tommy Younger,
Alex Parker,
John Hewie,
Bobby Evans,
George Young,
Archie Glen,
Graham Leggat,
Robert Johnstone,
Lawrie Reilly,
Ian McMillan,
George Smith.
Attendance 132817
Referee Leo Callaghan [Wales]

Date 09 May 1956
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Friendly
Fixture England 4 v 2 Brazil [Head to Head]
England Scorers Thomas Taylor [3 mins]
Colin Grainger [5 mins]
Thomas Taylor [65 mins]
Colin Grainger [83 mins]
Brazil Scorers V Paulinho [53 mins]
Didi [55 mins]
England Team
Reginald Matthews Coventry City
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Peter Atyeo Bristol City
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
John Haynes Fulham
Colin Grainger Sheffield United
Opposition Team Gilmar,
Djalma Santos,
Pavao,
Zozimo,
Nilton Santos,
Dequinha,
Didi,
Paulinho,
Alvaro,
Gino,
Canhoteiro.
Attendance 97000
Referee Guigue [France]

Date 16 May 1956
Venue Råsunda Stadion, Sweden
Competition Friendly
Fixture Sweden 0 v 0 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers
Sweden Scorers
England Team
Reginald Matthews Coventry City
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
John Berry Manchester United
Peter Atyeo Bristol City
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
John Haynes Fulham
Colin Grainger Sheffield United
Opposition Team Kalle Svensson,
Ake Johansson,
Sven Axbom,
Sven-Ove Svensson,
Bengt Gustavsson,
Sigvard Parling,
Bendt Berndtsson,
Gosta Lofgren,
Jan Ekstrom,
Bengt Lindskog,
Gosta Sandberg.
Attendance 35000
Referee Leo Horn [Holland]

Date 20 May 1956
Venue Olympiastadion, Finland
Competition Friendly
Fixture Finland 1 v 5 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Dennis Wilshaw [20 mins]
John Haynes [22 mins]
Gordon Astall [29 mins]
Nathaniel Lofthouse [63 mins]
Nathaniel Lofthouse [82 mins]
Finland Scorers Olli Forsgren
England Team
Raymond Wood Manchester United
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Gordon Astall Birmingham City
John Haynes Fulham
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
Dennis Wilshaw Wolverhampton Wanderers
Colin Grainger Sheffield United
Nathaniel Lofthouse Bolton Wanderers
Opposition Team Keijo Hurri,
Väinö Pajunen,
Aimo Sommarberg,
Alpo Lintamo,
Lauri Lehtinen,
Reijo Jalava,
Juhani Peltonen,
Matti Hiltunen,
Kai Pahlman,
Olavi Lahtinen,
Olli Forsgren,
Sub: Aarre Klinga for Keijo Hurri (40 mins).
Attendance 20177
Referee Jorgensen [Denmark]

Date 26 May 1956
Venue Olympiastadion, Germany
Competition Friendly
Fixture West Germany 1 v 3 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Duncan Edwards [25 mins]
Colin Grainger [63 mins]
John Haynes [69 mins]
West Germany Scorers Fritz Walter [86 mins]
England Team
Reginald Matthews Coventry City
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Gordon Astall Birmingham City
John Haynes Fulham
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
Dennis Wilshaw Wolverhampton Wanderers
Colin Grainger Sheffield United
Opposition Team Fritz Herkenrath,
Erich Retter,
Erich Juskowiak,
Robert Schlienz,
Heinz Wewers,
Karl Mai,
Erwin Waldner,
Max Morlock,
Ottmar Walter,
Fritz Walter,
Hans Schafer,
Sub: Alfred Pfaff for Max Morlock.
Attendance 95000
Referee Istvan Zsolt [Hungary]

Date 06 Oct 1956
Venue Windsor Park, Northern Ireland
Competition Home Championship , 1957
Fixture Northern Ireland 1 v 1 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Stanley Matthews [2 mins]
Northern Ireland Scorers Jimmy McIlroy [10 mins]
England Team
Reginald Matthews Coventry City
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Donald Revie Manchester City
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
Dennis Wilshaw Wolverhampton Wanderers
Colin Grainger Sheffield United
Opposition Team Harry Gregg,
Willie Cunningham,
Alf McMichael,
Danny Blanchflower,
Jackie Blanchflower,
Tommy Casey,
Billy Bingham,
Jimmy McIlroy,
Jimmy Jones,
William McAdams,
Peter McParland.
Attendance 58420
Referee Phillips [Scotland]

Date 14 Nov 1956
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Home Championship , 1957
Fixture England 3 v 1 Wales [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Brooks [52 mins]
Thomas Finney [55 mins]
John Haynes [75 mins]
Wales Scorers John Charles [8 mins]
England Team
Edwin Ditchburn Tottenham Hotspur
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
John Brooks Tottenham Hotspur
Thomas Finney Preston North End
John Haynes Fulham
Colin Grainger Sheffield United
Opposition Team Jack Kelsey,
Alf Sherwood,
Mel Hopkins,
Alan Harrington,
Raymond Daniel,
Derek Sullivan,
Terry Medwin,
Mel Charles,
John Charles,
Ivor Allchurch,
Cliff Jones.
Attendance 93796
Referee Phillips [Scotland]

Date 28 Nov 1956
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Friendly
Fixture England 3 v 0 Yugoslavia [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Brooks [13 mins]
Thomas Taylor [63 mins]
Thomas Taylor [88 mins]
Yugoslavia Scorers
England Team
Edwin Ditchburn Tottenham Hotspur
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
John Brooks Tottenham Hotspur
Thomas Finney Preston North End
John Haynes Fulham
Frank Blunstone Chelsea
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
Opposition Team Vladimir Beara,
Bruno Belin,
Branko Stankovic,
Lazar Tasic,
Ivan Horvat,
Vujadin Boskov,
Zdravko Rajkov,
Vladimir Conic,
Ivan Toplak,
Bernard Vukas,
Branko Zeb.
Attendance 75000
Referee Harzic [France]

Date 05 Dec 1956
Venue Molineux Ground, England
Competition World Cup Qualifier, 1958
Fixture England 5 v 2 Denmark [Head to Head]
England Scorers Thomas Taylor [18 mins]
Thomas Taylor [20 mins]
Thomas Taylor [48 mins]
Duncan Edwards [56 mins]
Duncan Edwards [77 mins]
Denmark Scorers Ove Bech Nielson [28 mins]
Ove Bech Nielson [52 mins]
England Team
Edwin Ditchburn Tottenham Hotspur
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
John Brooks Tottenham Hotspur
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Theill Drengsgaard,
Erling Linde Larsen,
Verner Nielsen,
Flemming Nielsen,
Ove Hansen,
Jorgen Olesen,
Jorgen Hansen,
Bent Petersen,
Ove Bech Nielsen,
Aage Rou Jensen,
Jens Peter Hansen.
Attendance 54083
Referee Guigue [France]

Date 06 Apr 1957
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Home Championship , 1957
Fixture England 2 v 1 Scotland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Derek Kevan [64 mins]
Duncan Edwards [84 mins]
Scotland Scorers Ring [1 mins]
England Team
Alan Hodgkinson Sheffield United
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Thomas Thompson Preston North End
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Derek Kevan West Bromwich Albion
Colin Grainger Sunderland
Opposition Team Tommy Younger,
Eric Caldow,
John Hewie,
Ian McColl,
George Young,
Tommy Docherty,
Bobby Collins,
Willie Fernie,
Lawrie Reilly,
Jackie Mudie,
Tommy Ring.
Attendance 97520
Referee Pieter Roomer [Holland]

Date 08 May 1957
Venue Wembley, England
Competition World Cup Qualifier, 1958
Fixture England 5 v 1 Republic of Ireland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Thomas Taylor [10 mins]
Thomas Taylor [19 mins]
Peter Atyeo [38 mins]
Thomas Taylor [40 mins]
Peter Atyeo [90 mins]
Republic of Ireland Scorers Dermot Curtis [56 mins]
England Team
Alan Hodgkinson Sheffield United
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Peter Atyeo Bristol City
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
John Haynes Fulham
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Alan Kelly,
Don Donovan,
Noel Cantwell,
Peter Farrell,
Gerry Mackey,
Pat Saward,
Alf Ringstead,
Liam Whelan,
Dermot Curtis,
Arthur Fitzsimons,
Joe Haverty.
Attendance 52000
Referee Phillips [Scotland]

Date 15 May 1957
Venue Idraetsparken, Denmark
Competition World Cup Qualifier, 1958
Fixture Denmark 1 v 4 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Haynes [28 mins]
Thomas Taylor [71 mins]
Peter Atyeo [75 mins]
Thomas Taylor [86 mins]
Denmark Scorers John Jensen [27 mins]
England Team
Alan Hodgkinson Sheffield United
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Peter Atyeo Bristol City
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
John Haynes Fulham
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Theill Drengsgaard,
John Amdisen,
Verner Nielsen,
Flemming Nielsen,
Ove Hansen,
Jorgen Olesen,
Jorgen Hansen,
John Jensen,
Erik Jensen,
Aage Rou Jensen,
Jens Peter Hansen.
Attendance 35000
Referee Albert Dusch [West Germany]

Date 19 May 1957
Venue Dalymount Park, Ireland
Competition World Cup Qualifier, 1958
Fixture Republic of Ireland 1 v 1 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Peter Atyeo [90 mins]
Republic of Ireland Scorers Alf Ringstead [3 mins]
England Team
Alan Hodgkinson Sheffield United
Jeffrey Hall Birmingham City
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Peter Atyeo Bristol City
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
John Haynes Fulham
David Pegg Manchester United
Opposition Team Tommy Godwin,
Seamus Dunne,
Noel Cantwell,
Ronnie Nolan,
Charlie Hurley,
Pat Saward,
Alf Ringstead,
Liam Whelan,
Dermot Curtis,
Arthur Fitzsimons,
Joe Haverty.
Attendance 36000
Referee Phillips [Scotland]

Date 19 Oct 1957
Venue Ninian Park, Wales
Competition Home Championship , 1958
Fixture Wales 0 v 4 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Mel Hopkins [[2 mins]]
John Haynes [44 mins]
Thomas Finney [64 mins]
John Haynes [67 mins]
Wales Scorers
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Bryan Douglas Blackburn Rovers
Derek Kevan West Bromwich Albion
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
John Haynes Fulham
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Jack Kelsey,
Stuart Williams,
Mel Hopkins,
Alan Harrington,
Mel Charles,
Dave Bowen,
Terry Hewitt,
Ronald Hewitt,
John Charles,
Ivor Allchurch,
Cliff Jones.
Attendance 58000
Referee Thomas Mitchell [Northern Ireland]

Date 06 Nov 1957
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Home Championship/World Cup Qualifier, 1958
Fixture England 2 v 3 Northern Ireland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Alan A'Court [60 mins]
Duncan Edwards [80 mins]
Northern Ireland Scorers Jimmy McIlroy
Sammy McGrory
Billy Simpson
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Bryan Douglas Blackburn Rovers
Derek Kevan West Bromwich Albion
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
John Haynes Fulham
Alan A'Court Liverpool
Opposition Team Hary Gregg,
Richard Keith,
Alf McMichael,
Danny Blanchflower,
Jackie Blanchflower,
Bert Peacock,
Billy Bingham,
Sammy McCrory,
Billy Simpson,
Jimmy McIlroy,
Peter McParland.
Attendance 40000
Referee Mervyn Griffiths [Wales]

Date 27 Nov 1957
Venue Wembley, England
Competition World Cup Qualifier, 1958
Fixture England 4 v 0 France [Head to Head]
England Scorers Thomas Taylor [3 mins]
Robert Robson [24 mins]
Thomas Taylor [33 mins]
Robert Robson [84 mins]
France Scorers
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Roger Byrne Manchester United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Duncan Edwards Manchester United
Bryan Douglas Blackburn Rovers
Robert Robson West Bromwich Albion
Thomas Taylor Manchester United
John Haynes Fulham
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Claude Abbes,
Mustapha Zitouni,
Raymond Kaelbel,
René Domingo,
Richard Tylinski,
Bruno Bollini,
Maryan Wisnieski,
Joseph Ujlaki,
Yvon Douis,
Roger Piantoni,
Jean Vincent.
Attendance 64349
Referee Nikolai Latychev [Russia]

Date 19 Apr 1958
Venue Hampden Park, Scotland
Competition Home Championship , 1958
Fixture Scotland 0 v 4 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Bryan Douglas [22 mins]
Derek Kevan [35 mins]
Robert Charlton [66 mins]
Derek Kevan [74 mins]
Scotland Scorers
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Ernest Langley Fulham
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Slater Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bryan Douglas Blackburn Rovers
Robert Charlton Manchester United
Derek Kevan West Bromwich Albion
John Haynes Fulham
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Tommy Younger,
Alex Parker,
Harry Haddock,
Ian McColl,
Bobby Evans,
Tommy Docherty,
David Herd,
Jimmy Murray,
Jackie Mudie,
James Forrest,
Tommy Ewing.
Attendance 127874
Referee Albert Dusch [West Germany]

Date 07 May 1958
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Friendly
Fixture England 2 v 1 Portugal [Head to Head]
England Scorers Robert Charlton [25 mins]
Robert Charlton [62 mins]
Portugal Scorers Carlos Duarte [51 mins]
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Ernest Langley Fulham
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Slater Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bryan Douglas Blackburn Rovers
Robert Charlton Manchester United
Derek Kevan West Bromwich Albion
John Haynes Fulham
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Carlos Gomes,
Virgilio Mendes,
Angelo Gaspar,
Emidio Graca,
Miguel Arcanjo,
Mario Torres,
Carlos Duarte,
Mario Coluna,
José Augusto,
Augusto Rocha,
Hernani da Silva,
Sub: Jose Travacos for Jose Augusto (44 mins).
Attendance 72000
Referee Alsteen [Belgium]

Date 11 May 1958
Venue Stadion J.N.A., Yugoslavia
Competition Friendly
Fixture Yugoslavia 5 v 0 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers
Yugoslavia Scorers Milos Milutinovic [23 mins]
Aleksandar Petakovic [56 mins]
Aleksandar Petakovic [77 mins]
Aleksandar Petakovic [83 mins]
Todor Veselinovic [86 mins]
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Ernest Langley Fulham
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Slater Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bryan Douglas Blackburn Rovers
Robert Charlton Manchester United
Derek Kevan West Bromwich Albion
John Haynes Fulham
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Vladimir Beara,
Tomislav Crnkovic,
Vasilije Sijakovic,
Dobroslav Krstic,
Branko Zebec,
Vujadin Boskov,
Aleksandar Petakovic,
Todor Veselinovic,
Milos Milutinovic,
Dragoslav Sekularac,
Ilija Pasic.
Attendance 55000
Referee Istvan Zsolt [Hungary]

Date 18 May 1958
Venue Lenin Stadium, USSR
Competition Friendly
Fixture England 1 v 1 Soviet Union [Head to Head]
England Scorers Derek Kevan [45 mins]
Soviet Union Scorers Valentin Ivanov [58 mins]
England Team
Colin McDonald Burnley
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Thomas Banks Bolton Wanderers
Harold Clamp Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Slater Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bryan Douglas Blackburn Rovers
Robert Robson West Bromwich Albion
Derek Kevan West Bromwich Albion
John Haynes Fulham
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Lev Yashin,
Mikhail Ogonkov,
Boris Kuznetsov,
Yuri Voinov,
Igor Netto,
Konstantin Krizhevski,
German Apukhtin,
Valentin Ivanov,
Eduoard Streltzov,
Yuri Falin,
Anatoli Ilyin,
Sub: Viktor Tsarev for Igor Netto (8 mins).
Attendance 102000
Referee Zajpel [Austria]

Date 08 Jun 1958
Venue Nya Ullevi Stadium, Sweden
Competition World Cup Finals - Group Stage, 1958
Fixture Soviet Union 2 v 2 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Derek Kevan [66 mins]
Thomas Finney [85 mins]
Soviet Union Scorers Nikita Simonyan [13 mins]
Alexander Ivanov [55 mins]
England Team
Colin McDonald Burnley
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Thomas Banks Bolton Wanderers
Harold Clamp Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Slater Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bryan Douglas Blackburn Rovers
Robert Robson West Bromwich Albion
Derek Kevan West Bromwich Albion
John Haynes Fulham
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Lev Jashin #1,
Vladimir Kessarev #2,
Konstantin Kriglevski #3,
Boris Kuznetsov #4,
Yuri Voinov #5,
Valentin Ivanov #8,
Nikita Simonyan #9,
Sergi Salnikov #10,
Anatoli Ilin #11,
Viktor Tsarev #16,
Alexander Ivanov #17.
Attendance 45000
Referee Istvan Zsolt [Hungary]

Date 11 Jun 1958
Venue Nya Ullevi Stadium, Sweden
Competition World Cup Finals - Group Stage, 1958
Fixture Brazil 0 v 0 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers
Brazil Scorers
England Team
Colin McDonald Burnley
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Thomas Banks Bolton Wanderers
Harold Clamp Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Slater Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bryan Douglas Blackburn Rovers
Robert Robson West Bromwich Albion
Derek Kevan West Bromwich Albion
John Haynes Fulham
Alan A'Court Liverpool
Opposition Team Gilmar #3,
Bellini #2,
Dino #5,
Didi #6,
Zagallo #7,
Santos #12,
De Sordi #14,
Orlando #15,
Joel #17,
Altafini #18,
Vava #20.
Attendance 30000
Referee Albert Dusch [West Germany]

Date 15 Jun 1958
Venue Ryavallen Stadium, Sweden
Competition World Cup Finals - Group Stage, 1958
Fixture Austria 2 v 2 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Haynes [56 mins]
Derek Kevan [73 mins]
Austria Scorers Karl Koller [16 mins]
Alfred Korner [70 mins]
England Team
Colin McDonald Burnley
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Thomas Banks Bolton Wanderers
Harold Clamp Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Slater Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bryan Douglas Blackburn Rovers
Robert Robson West Bromwich Albion
Derek Kevan West Bromwich Albion
John Haynes Fulham
Alan A'Court Liverpool
Opposition Team Rudolf Szanwald #1,
Ernst Happel #3,
Franz Swoboda #4,
Gerhardt Hanappi #5,
Karl Koller #6,
Paul Kozlicek #8,
Hans Buzek #9,
Alfred Koerner #10,
Helmut Senekowitsch #11,
Walter Kollmann #15,
Ernst Kozlicek #17.
Attendance 16800
Referee Jan Bronkhorst [Holland]

Date 17 Jun 1958
Venue Nya Ullevi Stadium, Sweden
Competition World Cup Finals - Group Stage - Play-off, 1958
Fixture Soviet Union 1 v 0 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers
Soviet Union Scorers Anatoli IIyin [68 mins]
England Team
Colin McDonald Burnley
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Thomas Banks Bolton Wanderers
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Slater Wolverhampton Wanderers
Peter Brabrook Chelsea
Peter Broadbent Wolverhampton Wanderers
Derek Kevan West Bromwich Albion
John Haynes Fulham
Alan A'Court Liverpool
Opposition Team Lev Jashin #1,
Vladimir Kessarev #2,
Konstantin Kriglevski #3,
Boris Kuznetsov #4,
Yuri Vionov #5,
German Apukthin #7,
Valentin Iavanov #8,
Nikita Simonyan #9,
Salnikov #10,
Anatoli Ilin #11,
Viktor Tsarev #16.
Attendance 23180
Referee Albert Dusch [West Germany]

Date 04 Oct 1958
Venue Windsor Park, Northern Ireland
Competition Home Championship , 1959
Fixture Northern Ireland 3 v 3 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Robert Charlton [31 mins]
Thomas Finney [61 mins]
Robert Charlton [77 mins]
Northern Ireland Scorers Wilbur Cush [16 mins]
Bert Peacock [54 mins]
Tommy Casey [67 mins]
England Team
Colin McDonald Burnley
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Thomas Banks Bolton Wanderers
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wilfred McGinness Manchester United
Peter Brabrook Chelsea
Peter Broadbent Wolverhampton Wanderers
Robert Charlton Manchester United
John Haynes Fulham
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Harry Gregg,
Richard Keith,
Len Graham,
Danny Blanchflower,
Willie Cunningham,
Bert Peacock,
Billy Bingham,
Wilbur Cush,
Tommy Casey,
Jimmy McIlroy,
Peter McParland.
Attendance 58000
Referee Davidson [Scotland]

Date 22 Oct 1958
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Friendly
Fixture England 5 v 0 Soviet Union [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Haynes [45 mins]
John Haynes [63 mins]
John Haynes [80 mins]
Robert Charlton [84 mins]
Nathaniel Lofthouse [89 mins]
Soviet Union Scorers
England Team
Colin McDonald Burnley
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Graham Shaw Sheffield United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Slater Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bryan Douglas Blackburn Rovers
Robert Charlton Manchester United
Nathaniel Lofthouse Bolton Wanderers
John Haynes Fulham
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Vladimir Belayev,
Vladimir Kesarev,
Anatoli Maslenkin,
Boris Kuznetsov,
Yuri Voinov,
Viktor Tsarev,
Slava Metreveli,
Valentin Ivanov,
Nikita Simonian,
Alekper Mamedov,
Anatoli Ilyin.
Attendance 100000
Referee Guigue [France]

Date 26 Nov 1958
Venue Villa Park, England
Competition Home Championship , 1959
Fixture England 2 v 2 Wales [Head to Head]
England Scorers Peter Broadbent [42 mins]
Peter Broadbent [75 mins]
Wales Scorers Derek Tapscott [15 mins]
Ivor Allchurch [70 mins]
England Team
Colin McDonald Burnley
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Graham Shaw Sheffield United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Ronald Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers
Daniel Clapton Arsenal
Robert Charlton Manchester United
Nathaniel Lofthouse Bolton Wanderers
Peter Broadbent Wolverhampton Wanderers
Alan A'Court Liverpool
Opposition Team Jack Kelsey,
Stuart Williams,
Mel Hopkins,
Vic Crowe,
Mel Charles,
Dave Bowen,
Terry Medwin,
Derek Tapscott,
David Ward,
Ivor Allchurch,
Philip Woosnam.
Attendance 41581
Referee Albert Dusch [West Germany]

Date 11 Apr 1959
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Home Championship , 1959
Fixture England 1 v 0 Scotland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Robert Charlton [59 mins]
Scotland Scorers
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Graham Shaw Sheffield United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Ronald Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bryan Douglas Blackburn Rovers
Peter Broadbent Wolverhampton Wanderers
Robert Charlton Manchester United
John Haynes Fulham
Albert Holden Bolton Wanderers
Opposition Team William Brown,
Duncan MacKay,
Eric Caldow,
Tommy Docherty,
Bobby Evans,
Dave Mackay,
Graham Leggat,
Bobby Collins,
David Herd,
John Dick,
Willie Ormond.
Attendance 98329
Referee Joaquim Campos [Portugal]

Date 06 May 1959
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Friendly
Fixture England 2 v 2 Italy [Head to Head]
England Scorers Robert Charlton [26 mins]
Warren Bradley [38 mins]
Italy Scorers Sergio Brighenti [56 mins]
Amos Mariani [61 mins]
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Graham Shaw Sheffield United
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Ronald Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers
Warren Bradley Manchester United
Peter Broadbent Wolverhampton Wanderers
Robert Charlton Manchester United
John Haynes Fulham
Albert Holden Bolton Wanderers
Opposition Team Lorenzo Buffon,
Enzo Robotti,
Sergio Castelletti,
Franci Zaglio,
Guadenzio Bernasconi,
Armando Segato,
Amos Mariani,
Guido Gratton,
Sergio Brighenti,
Carlo Galli,
Gianfranco Petris.
Attendance 92000
Referee Albert Dusch [West Germany]

Date 13 May 1959
Venue Estádio Maracanã, Brazil
Competition Friendly
Fixture Brazil 2 v 0 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers
Brazil Scorers I Julinho
Henrique
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
James Armfield Blackpool
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Ronald Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers
Norman Deeley Wolverhampton Wanderers
Peter Broadbent Wolverhampton Wanderers
Robert Charlton Manchester United
John Haynes Fulham
Albert Holden Bolton Wanderers
Opposition Team Gilmar,
Djalma Santos,
Bellini,
Orlando,
Nilton Santos,
Dino,
Didi,
Julinho,
Henrique,
Pelé,
Canhoteiro,
Sub: Formiga for Orlando.
Attendance 160000
Referee Brozzi [Argentina]

Date 17 May 1959
Venue Estadio Nacional, Peru
Competition Friendly
Fixture Peru 4 v 1 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers James Greaves [58 mins]
Peru Scorers Juan Seminarid
Juan Joya
Juan Seminarid
Juan Seminarid
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
James Armfield Blackpool
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Ronald Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers
Norman Deeley Wolverhampton Wanderers
James Greaves Chelsea
John Haynes Fulham
Albert Holden Bolton Wanderers
Robert Charlton Manchester United
Opposition Team Rafael Asca,
Guillermo Flemming,
José Fernández,
Isaac Andrade,
Juan de la Vega,
Víctor Benítez,
Oscar Montalvo,
Miguel Loayza,
Juan Joya,
José Carrasco,
Juan Seminario.
Attendance 50306
Referee Heiger [Austria]

Date 24 May 1959
Venue Estadio Ciudad Universitario, Mexico
Competition Friendly
Fixture Mexico 2 v 1 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Derek Kevan [14 mins]
Mexico Scorers Raul Cadenas [26 mins]
Salvador Reyes [67 mins]
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
James Armfield Blackpool
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wilfred McGinness Manchester United
Albert Holden Bolton Wanderers
James Greaves Chelsea
Derek Kevan West Bromwich Albion
John Haynes Fulham
Robert Charlton Manchester United
Ronald Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers
Warren Bradley Manchester United
Opposition Team Antonio Carbajal,
Juan Bosco,
Jesús del Muro,
Ignacio Jáuregui,
Raúl Cárdenas,
Francisco Flores,
Alfredo del Aguila,
Salvador Reyes,
Carlos González,
Sabas Ponce,
Raúl Arellano,
Subs: Hector Hernandez for Carlos Gonzalez,
and Antonio Jasso for Sabas Ponce.
Attendance 83000
Referee Gouvela Quiroz [Brazil]

Date 28 May 1959
Venue Wrigley Stadium, USA
Competition Friendly
Fixture USA 1 v 8 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Warren Bradley [35 mins]
Ronald Flowers [52 mins]
Robert Charlton [64 mins]
Ronald Flowers [69 mins]
Derek Kevan [74 mins]
Robert Charlton [82 mins]
Robert Charlton [85 mins]
John Haynes [87 mins]
USA Scorers Ed Murphy [9 mins]
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
James Armfield Blackpool
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Ronald Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers
Warren Bradley Manchester United
James Greaves Chelsea
Derek Kevan West Bromwich Albion
John Haynes Fulham
Robert Charlton Manchester United
Opposition Team Victor Ottoboni,
Doug Farquhar,
Ben Cinowitz,
Adolf Bachmeier,
Bert Evans,
John Traina,
Fred Cameron,
Ed Murphy,
William Carson,
Bill Looby,
Al Zerhusen,
Sub: P Kulitchenko for Adolf Bachmeier.
Attendance 13000
Referee Morgan [Canada]

Date 17 Oct 1959
Venue Ninian Park, Wales
Competition Home Championship , 1960
Fixture Wales 1 v 1 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers James Greaves [25 mins]
Wales Scorers Graham Moore
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Anthony Allen Stoke City
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
Trevor Smith Birmingham City
Ronald Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers
John Connelly Burnley
James Greaves Chelsea
Brian Clough Middlesbrough
Edwin Holliday Middlesbrough
Robert Charlton Manchester United
Opposition Team Jack Kelsey,
Stuart Williams,
Mel Hopkins,
Vic Crowe,
Mel Nurse,
Derek Sullivan,
Terry Medwin,
Philip Woosnam,
Graham Moore,
Ivor Allchurch,
Cliff Jones.
Attendance 62000
Referee Thomas Mitchell [Northern Ireland]

Date 28 Oct 1959
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Friendly
Fixture England 2 v 3 Sweden [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Connelly [8 mins]
Robert Charlton [81 mins]
Sweden Scorers Agne Simonsson [52 mins]
Agne Simonsson [57 mins]
Bengt Salomonsson [75 mins]
England Team
Edward Hopkinson Bolton Wanderers
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Anthony Allen Stoke City
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
Trevor Smith Birmingham City
Ronald Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers
John Connelly Burnley
James Greaves Chelsea
Brian Clough Middlesbrough
Edwin Holliday Middlesbrough
Robert Charlton Manchester United
Opposition Team Bengt Nyholm,
Orvar Bergmark,
Sven Axbom,
Torbjorn Jonsson,
Ake Johansson,
Sigvard Parling,
Bengt Berndtsson,
Henry Thillberg,
Agne Simonsson,
Reino Borjesson,
Bengt Salomonsson.
Attendance 80000
Referee Davidson [Scotland]

Date 18 Nov 1959
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Home Championship , 1960
Fixture England 2 v 1 Northern Ireland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Joseph Baker [16 mins]
Raymond Parry [89 mins]
Northern Ireland Scorers Billy Bingham
England Team
Ronald Springett Sheffield Wednesday
Donald Howe West Bromwich Albion
Anthony Allen Stoke City
Ronald Clayton Blackburn Rovers
Kenneth Brown West Ham United
Ronald Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers
John Connelly Burnley
John Haynes Fulham
Joseph Baker Hibernian
Raymond Parry Bolton Wanderers
Edwin Holliday Middlesbrough
Opposition Team Harry Gregg,
Richard Keith,
Alf McMichael,
Danny Blanchflower,
Willie Cunningham,
Bert Peacock,
Billy Bingham,
John Crossan,
Wilbur Cush,
Jimmy McIlroy,
Peter McParland.
Attendance 60000
Referee Leo Callaghan [Wales]