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1946 to 1950

Date 28 Sep 1946
Venue Windsor Park, Northern Ireland
Competition Home Championship , 1947
Fixture Northern Ireland 2 v 7 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Horatio Carter [1 mins]
Wilfred Mannion [7 mins]
Wilfred Mannion [28 mins]
Thomas Finney [60 mins]
Wilfred Mannion [61 mins]
Thomas Lawton [80 mins]
Robert Langton [83 mins]
Northern Ireland Scorers Norman Lockhart
Norman Lockhart
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
George Hardwick Middlesbrough
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Henry Cockburn Manchester United
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Horatio Carter Derby County
Thomas Lawton Chelsea
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Robert Langton Blackburn Rovers
Opposition Team Alex Russell,
Bill Gorman,
Tom Aherne,
Jackie Carey,
Jack Vernon,
Jim Douglas,
David Cochrane,
Jimmy McAlinden,
Edward McMorran,
Peter Doherty,
Norman Lockhart.
Attendance 57111
Referee Webb [Scotland]

Date 30 Sep 1946
Venue Dalymount Park, Republic of Ireland
Competition Friendly
Fixture Republic of Ireland 0 v 1 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Thomas Finney [82 mins]
Republic of Ireland Scorers
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
George Hardwick Middlesbrough
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Henry Cockburn Manchester United
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Horatio Carter Derby County
Thomas Lawton Chelsea
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Robert Langton Blackburn Rovers
Opposition Team Tommy Breen,
Bill Gorman,
Billy Hayes,
Jackie Carey,
Con Martin,
Billy Walsh,
Kevin O'Flanagan,
Paddy Coad,
Michael O'Flanagan,
Alex Stevenson,
Tommy Eglington.
Attendance 32000
Referee Webb [Scotland]

Date 13 Nov 1946
Venue Maine Road, England
Competition Home Championship , 1947
Fixture England 3 v 0 Wales [Head to Head]
England Scorers Wilfred Mannion [8 mins]
Wilfred Mannion [16 mins]
Thomas Lawton [39 mins]
Wales Scorers
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
George Hardwick Middlesbrough
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Henry Cockburn Manchester United
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Horatio Carter Derby County
Thomas Lawton Chelsea
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Robert Langton Blackburn Rovers
Opposition Team Cyril Sidlow,
Alf Sherwood,
William Hughes,
Douglas Witcomb,
Thomas Jones,
Ronald Burgess,
Ernest Jones,
Aubrey Powell,
Stanley Richards,
Ivor Powell,
George Edwards.
Attendance 59435
Referee Webb [Scotland]

Date 27 Nov 1946
Venue Leeds Road, England
Competition Friendly
Fixture England 8 v 2 Holland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Thomas Lawton [20 mins]
Thomas Lawton [24 mins]
Horatio Carter [30 mins]
Wilfred Mannion [34 mins]
Thomas Lawton [35 mins]
Thomas Finney [44 mins]
Horatio Carter [71 mins]
Thomas Lawton [78 mins]
Holland Scorers Co Bergman [37 mins]
Kick Smit [87 mins]
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
George Hardwick Middlesbrough
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Henry Johnston Blackpool
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Horatio Carter Derby County
Thomas Lawton Chelsea
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Robert Langton Blackburn Rovers
Opposition Team Piet Kraak,
Jan Potharst,
Henk van der Linden,
Bas Paauwe,
Arie Vermeer,
Guus Drager,
Arie de Vroet,
Faas Wilkes,
Wim Roosen,
Co Bergman,
Kick Smit.
Attendance 32435
Referee Martin [Scotland]

Date 12 Apr 1947
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Home Championship , 1947
Fixture England 1 v 1 Scotland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Horatio Carter [56 mins]
Scotland Scorers Alan McLaren [15 mins]
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
George Hardwick Middlesbrough
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Henry Johnston Blackpool
Stanley Matthews Stoke City
Horatio Carter Derby County
Thomas Lawton Chelsea
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
James Mullen Wolverhampton Wanderers
Opposition Team William Miller,
George Young,
John Shaw,
Archie McCauley,
Willie Woodburn,
Alex Forbes,
Gordon Smith,
Andrew McLaren,
James Delaney,
Billy Steel,
Tommy Pearson.
Attendance 98200
Referee Charles de le Salle [France]

Date 03 May 1947
Venue Arsenal Stadium, England
Competition Friendly
Fixture England 3 v 0 France [Head to Head]
England Scorers Thomas Finney [50 mins]
Wilfred Mannion [64 mins]
Horatio Carter [77 mins]
France Scorers
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
George Hardwick Middlesbrough
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Edward Lowe Aston Villa
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Horatio Carter Derby County
Thomas Lawton Chelsea
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Robert Langton Blackburn Rovers
Opposition Team Julien Darui,
Jean Swiatek,
Roger Marche,
Antoine Cuissard,
Jean Grégoire,
Jean Prouff,
Ernest Vaast,
Bolek Tempowski,
Emile Bongiorni,
Oscar Heisserer,
Jean Lechantre.
Attendance 54389
Referee Baert [Belgium]

Date 18 May 1947
Venue Hardturm Sportplatz, Switzerland
Competition Friendly
Fixture Switzerland 1 v 0 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers
Switzerland Scorers Jacques Fatton [27 mins]
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
George Hardwick Middlesbrough
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Edward Lowe Aston Villa
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Horatio Carter Derby County
Thomas Lawton Chelsea
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Robert Langton Blackburn Rovers
Opposition Team Erwin Ballabio,
Rudi Gyger,
Willi Steffan,
André Belli,
Olivier Eggimann,
Roger Bocquet,
Jean Tamini,
Walter Fink,
Alfred Bickel,
Lauro Amado,
Jacques Fatton.
Attendance 34000
Referee Sdez [France]

Date 25 May 1947
Venue Estádio Nacional, Portugal
Competition Friendly
Fixture Portugal 0 v 10 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Stanley Mortensen [1 mins]
Thomas Lawton [2 mins]
Thomas Lawton [11 mins]
Thomas Finney [21 mins]
Thomas Lawton [38 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [59 mins]
Thomas Lawton [61 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [71 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [77 mins]
Stanley Matthews [85 mins]
Portugal Scorers
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
George Hardwick Middlesbrough
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Edward Lowe Aston Villa
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
Thomas Lawton Chelsea
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Joao Azevedo,
Alvaro Cardoso,
Francisco Fereira,
Mariano Amaro,
Antonio Feliciano,
Francisco Moreira,
Jesús Correia,
Antonio Araujo,
Fernando Peyroteo,
José Travacos,
Rogerio de Carvalho.
Subs: Manuel Capela for Joao Azevedo (27 mins),
Vasco de Oliveira for Alvaro Cardoso (29 mins).
Attendance 65000
Referee Charles de le Salle [France]

Date 21 Sep 1947
Venue Stade du Heysel, Belgium
Competition Friendly
Fixture Belgium 2 v 5 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Thomas Lawton [1 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [15 mins]
Thomas Finney [22 mins]
Thomas Finney [60 mins]
Thomas Lawton [63 mins]
Belgium Scorers Jeff Mermans [34 mins]
Albert De Cleyn [53 mins]
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
George Hardwick Middlesbrough
Timothy Ward Derby County
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
Thomas Lawton Chelsea
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Francois Daenen,
Léon Aernaudts,
Joseph Pannaye,
Henri Coppens,
Fernand Massay,
Jules Henriet,
Victor Lemberechts,
Joseph Mermans,
Albert de Cleyn,
Léopold Anoul,
René Thirifays.
Attendance 54436
Referee Martin [Scotland]

Date 18 Oct 1947
Venue Ninian Park, Wales
Competition Home Championship , 1948
Fixture Wales 0 v 3 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Thomas Finney [6 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [11 mins]
Thomas Lawton [25 mins]
Wales Scorers
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
George Hardwick Middlesbrough
Philip Taylor Liverpool
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
Thomas Lawton Chelsea
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Cyril Sidlow,
Ray Lambert,
Walley Barnes,
Ivor Powell,
Thomas Jones,
Ronald Burgess,
Sidney Thomas,
Aubrey Powell,
George Lowrie,
Bryn Jones,
George Edwards.
Attendance 55000
Referee Martin [Scotland]

Date 05 Nov 1947
Venue Goodison Park - Everton, England
Competition Home Championship , 1948
Fixture England 2 v 2 Northern Ireland [Head to Head]
England Scorers Wilfred Mannion [84 mins]
Thomas Lawton [86 mins]
Northern Ireland Scorers Dave Walsh [55 mins]
Peter Doherty [90 mins]
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
George Hardwick Middlesbrough
Philip Taylor Liverpool
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
Thomas Lawton Chelsea
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Edward Hinton,
Con Martin,
Johnny Carey,
Willie Walsh,
John Vernon,
Peter Farrell,
David Cochrane,
Sammy Smyth,
Dave Walsh,
Peter Doherty,
Tommy Eglington.
Attendance 67980
Referee Fitzpatrick [Scotland]

Date 19 Nov 1947
Venue Arsenal Stadium, England
Competition Home Championship , 1948
Fixture England 4 v 2 Sweden [Head to Head]
England Scorers Stanley Mortensen [15 mins]
Thomas Lawton [18 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [35 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [86 mins]
Sweden Scorers Gunnar Nordahl [43 mins]
Gunnar Gren [60 mins]
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
George Hardwick Middlesbrough
Philip Taylor Liverpool
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
Thomas Lawton Notts County
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Robert Langton Blackburn Rovers
Opposition Team Torsten Lindberg,
Knut Nordahl,
Erik Nilsson,
Sune Andersson,
Bertil Nordahl,
Rune Emanuelsson,
Malte Martensson,
Gunnar Gren,
Gunnar Nordahl,
Nils Liedholm,
Stefan Nilsson.
Attendance 44282
Referee Webb [Scotland]

Date 10 Apr 1948
Venue Hampden Park, Scotland
Competition Home Championship , 1948
Fixture Scotland 0 v 2 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Thomas Finney [44 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [64 mins]
Scotland Scorers
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
George Hardwick Middlesbrough
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Henry Cockburn Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
Thomas Lawton Notts County
Stanley Pearson Manchester United
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Ian Black,
John Govan,
David Shaw,
William Campbell,
George Young,
Archie McCauley,
James Delaney,
James Combe,
Billy Thornton,
Billy Steel,
Billy Lidell.
Attendance 135376
Referee David Maxwell [Northern Ireland]

Date 16 May 1948
Venue Stadio Communale, Italy
Competition Friendly
Fixture Italy 0 v 4 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Stanley Mortensen [4 mins]
Thomas Lawton [23 mins]
Thomas Finney [70 mins]
Thomas Finney [72 mins]
Italy Scorers
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
John Howe Derby County
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Henry Cockburn Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
Thomas Lawton Notts County
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Valerio Bacigalupo,
Aldo Ballarin,
Alberto Eliani,
Carlo Annovazzi,
Carlo Parola,
Giuseppe Grezar,
Romeo Menti,
Ezio Loik,
Guglielmo Gabetto,
Valentino Mazzola,
Riccardo Carapellese.
Attendance 58000
Referee Escartin [Spain]

Date 26 Sep 1948
Venue Idraetsparken, Denmark
Competition Friendly
Fixture Denmark 0 v 0 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers
Denmark Scorers
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
John Aston Manchester United
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Henry Cockburn Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
James Hagan Sheffield United
Thomas Lawton Notts County
Leonard Shackleton Sunderland
Robert Langton Bolton Wanderers
Opposition Team Eigil Nielsen,
Karl Hansen,
John Hansen,
Johannes Ploger,
Carl Praest,
Holger Seebach,
Ivan Jensen,
Viggo Jensen,
Axel Pilmark,
Dion Ornvold,
Poul Petersen.
Attendance 41000
Referee Karel Van Der Meer [Holland]

Date 09 Oct 1948
Venue Windsor Park, Northern Ireland
Competition Home Championship , 1949
Fixture Northern Ireland 2 v 6 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Stanley Matthews [27 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [63 mins]
John Milburn [65 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [68 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [77 mins]
Stanley Pearson [79 mins]
Northern Ireland Scorers Dave Walsh [50 mins]
Dave Walsh [90 mins]
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
John Howe Derby County
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Henry Cockburn Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
John Milburn Newcastle United
Stanley Pearson Manchester United
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team William Smyth,
Jackie Carey,
Con Martin,
William Walsh,
Jack Vernon,
Peter Farrell,
John O'Driscoll,
James McAlinden,
Dave Walsh,
Charles Tully,
Tommy Eglington.
Attendance 53629
Referee Webb [Scotland]

Date 10 Nov 1948
Venue Villa Park, England
Competition Home Championship , 1949
Fixture England 1 v 0 Wales [Head to Head]
England Scorers Thomas Finney [39 mins]
Wales Scorers
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
Lawrence Scott Arsenal
John Aston Manchester United
Timothy Ward Derby County
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
John Milburn Newcastle United
Leonard Shackleton Sunderland
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
Opposition Team William Hughes,
Walley Barnes,
Alf Sherwood,
Roy Paul,
Thomas Jones,
Ronald Burgess,
Ernest Jones,
Aubrey Powell,
Trevor Ford,
William Morris,
Roy Clarke.
Attendance 68750
Referee Mowatt [Scotland]

Date 02 Dec 1948
Venue Arsenal Stadium, England
Competition Home Championship , 1949
Fixture England 6 v 0 Switzerland [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Haines [5 mins]
John Hancocks [25 mins]
John Haines [36 mins]
John Rowley [55 mins]
John Hancocks [65 mins]
John Milburn [66 mins]
Switzerland Scorers
England Team
Edwin Ditchburn Tottenham Hotspur
Alfred Ramsey Southampton
John Aston Manchester United
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Henry Cockburn Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
John Rowley Manchester United
John Milburn Newcastle United
John Haines West Bromwich Albion
John Hancocks Wolverhampton Wanderers
Opposition Team Eugenio Corrodi,
Rudi Gyger,
Roger Bocquet,
Bernard Lanz,
Olivier Eggimann,
Gerhard Lusenti,
Alfred Bickel,
Lauro Amado,
Jean Tamini,
René Bader,
Jacques Fatton.
Attendance 48000
Referee Karel Van Der Meer [Holland]

Date 09 Apr 1949
Venue Wembley, England
Competition Home Championship , 1949
Fixture England 1 v 3 Scotland [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Milburn [75 mins]
Scotland Scorers James Mason [29 mins]
Billy Steel [54 mins]
Lawrie Reilly [60 mins]
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
John Aston Manchester United
John Howe Derby County
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Henry Cockburn Manchester United
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
John Milburn Newcastle United
Stanley Pearson Manchester United
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team James Cowan,
George Young,
Sammy Cox,
Bobby Evans,
Willie Woodburn,
George Aitken,
William Waddell,
James Mason,
Billy Houliston,
Billy Steel,
Lawrie Reilly.
Attendance 98188
Referee Mervyn Griffiths [Wales]

Date 13 May 1949
Venue Rĺsunda Stadion, Sweden
Competition Friendly
Fixture Sweden 3 v 1 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Thomas Finney [67 mins]
Sweden Scorers Henry Carlsson [2 mins]
Hasse Jeppson [36 mins]
Egon Johnsson [43 mins]
England Team
Edwin Ditchburn Tottenham Hotspur
Edmund Shimwell Blackpool
John Aston Manchester United
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
Henry Cockburn Manchester United
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
Roy Bentley Chelsea
John Rowley Manchester United
Robert Langton Preston North End
Opposition Team Karl Svensson,
Knut Nordahl,
Erik Nilsson,
Kjell Rosen,
Börje Leander,
Sune Andersson,
Egon Johnsson,
Gunnar Gren,
Hasse Jeppson,
Henry Carlsson,
Björn Backvall.
Attendance 37500
Referee Giovanni Galeati [Italy]

Date 18 May 1949
Venue Ullevaal Stadion, Norway
Competition Friendly
Fixture Norway 1 v 4 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers James Mullen [5 mins]
Thomas Finney [38 mins]
Bjorn Spydevold [[60 mins]]
John Morris [70 mins]
Norway Scorers Villy Andresen [50 mins]
England Team
Frank Swift Manchester City
William Ellerington Southampton
John Aston Manchester United
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
John Morris Derby County
James Mullen Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Torgeir Torgersen,
Bjorn Spydevold,
Harry Karlsen,
Knut Andersen,
Thorbjorn Svenssen,
Odd Andersen,
Hans Nordahl,
Trygye Arnesen,
Villy Andresen,
Gunnar Dahlen,
Gunnar Thoresen.
Attendance 32874
Referee Andersson [Sweden]

Date 22 May 1949
Venue Stade Olympique, Colombes, France
Competition Friendly
Fixture France 1 v 3 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Morris [8 mins]
William Wright [24 mins]
John Morris [86 mins]
France Scorers Georges Moreel [1 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Ellerington Southampton
John Aston Manchester United
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Thomas Finney Preston North End
John Morris Derby County
John Rowley Manchester United
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
James Mullen Wolverhampton Wanderers
Opposition Team René Vignal,
André Grillon,
Marcel Salva,
Robert Jonquet,
Roger Mindonnet,
Louis Hon,
Roger Gabet,
Antoine Cuissard,
Roger Quenolle,
Albert Batteux,
Georges Moreel.
Attendance 61308
Referee Karel Van Der Meer [Holland]

Date 21 Sep 1949
Venue Goodison Park - Everton, England
Competition Friendly
Fixture England 0 v 2 Republic of Ireland [Head to Head]
England Scorers
Republic of Ireland Scorers Con Martin [33 mins]
Peter Farrell [85 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bert Mozley Derby County
John Aston Manchester United
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Peter Harris Portsmouth
John Morris Derby County
Jesse Pye Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Tommy Godwin,
Jackie Carey,
Tom Aherne,
Willie Walsh,
Con Martin,
Tommy Moroney,
Peter Corr,
Peter Farrell,
Davy Walsh,
Peter Desmond,
Tommy O'Connor.
Attendance 51487
Referee Mowatt [Scotland]

Date 15 Oct 1949
Venue Ninian Park, Wales
Competition Home Championship/World Cup Qualifier, 1950
Fixture Wales 1 v 4 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Stanley Mortensen [22 mins]
John Milburn [29 mins]
John Milburn [34 mins]
John Milburn [66 mins]
Wales Scorers Mel Griffiths [80 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Bert Mozley Derby County
John Aston Manchester United
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
John Milburn Newcastle United
Leonard Shackleton Sunderland
John Hancocks Wolverhampton Wanderers
Opposition Team Cyril Sidlow,
Wally Barnes,
Alf Sherwood,
Roy Paul,
Tommy Jones,
Ronnie Burgess,
Mal Griffiths,
Billy Lucas,
Trevor Ford,
Frank Scrine,
George Edwards.
Attendance 60000
Referee Mowatt [Scotland]

Date 16 Nov 1949
Venue Maine Road, England
Competition Home Championship , 1950
Fixture England 9 v 2 Northern Ireland [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Rowley [6 mins]
Jack Froggatt [25 mins]
Stanley Pearson [33 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [35 mins]
John Rowley [47 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [50 mins]
John Rowley [56 mins]
John Rowley [58 mins]
Stanley Pearson [68 mins]
Northern Ireland Scorers Sammy Smyth [55 mins]
Bobby Brennan [75 mins]
England Team
Bernard Streten Luton Town
Bert Mozley Derby County
John Aston Manchester United
Willie Watson Sunderland
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
John Rowley Manchester United
Stanley Pearson Manchester United
Jack Froggatt Portsmouth
Opposition Team Hugh Kelly,
Jack Feeney,
Gerry Bowler,
Alf McMichael,
Jackie Vernon,
Jim McCabe,
Dave Cochrane,
Sammy Smyth,
Bobby Brennan,
Charlie Tully,
John McKenna.
Attendance 57000
Referee Mervyn Griffiths [Wales]

Date 30 Nov 1949
Venue White Hart Lane, England
Competition Friendly
Fixture England 2 v 0 Italy [Head to Head]
England Scorers John Rowley [75 mins]
William Wright [79 mins]
Italy Scorers
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Alfred Ramsey Tottenham Hotspur
John Aston Manchester United
Willie Watson Sunderland
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
John Rowley Manchester United
Stanley Pearson Manchester United
Jack Froggatt Portsmouth
Opposition Team Giuseppe Moro,
Alberto Bertuccelli,
Attilio Giovannini,
Carlo Annovazzi,
Carlo Parola,
Alberto Piccinini,
Giampiero Boniperti,
Benito Lorenzi,
Amadeo Amadei,
Rinaldo Martino,
Riccardo Carapellese.
Attendance 71797
Referee Mowatt [Scotland]

Date 15 Apr 1950
Venue Hampden Park, Scotland
Competition Home Championship/World Cup Qualifier, 1950
Fixture Scotland 0 v 1 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Roy Bentley [64 mins]
Scotland Scorers
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Alfred Ramsey Tottenham Hotspur
John Aston Manchester United
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Cornelius Franklin Stoke City
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
Roy Bentley Chelsea
Robert Langton Bolton Wanderers
Opposition Team Jim Cowan,
George Young,
Sammy Cox,
Ian McColl,
Willie Woodburn,
Alex Forbes,
Willie Waddell,
Willie Moir,
Willie Bauld,
Billy Steel,
Billy Liddell.
Attendance 133300
Referee Reginald Leafe [England]

Date 14 May 1950
Venue Estádio Nacional, Portugal
Competition Friendly
Fixture Portugal 3 v 5 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Thomas Finney [4 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [15 mins]
Thomas Finney [28 mins]
Thomas Finney [55 mins]
Thomas Finney [72 mins]
Portugal Scorers Henrique Ben-David [47 mins]
Henrique Ben-David [59 mins]
Manuel Vasques [70 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Alfred Ramsey Tottenham Hotspur
John Aston Manchester United
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Jones Liverpool
James Dickinson Portsmouth
John Milburn Newcastle United
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
Roy Bentley Chelsea
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Ernesto de Oliveira,
Virgilio Mendes,
Angelo Carvalho,
Serafim Batista,
Felix Assuncao Antunes,
Francisco Ferreira,
Rogerio Carvalho,
Manuel Vasques,
Henrique Ben-David,
José Travacos,
Albano Pereira.
Subs: Carlos Canario for Francisco Ferreira (26 mins),
and Octavio Barrosa for Virgilio Mendes (31 mins).
Attendance 65000
Referee Carpani [Italy]

Date 18 May 1950
Venue Stade du Heysel, Belgium
Competition Friendly
Fixture Belgium 1 v 4 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers James Mullen [46 mins]
Stanley Mortensen [65 mins]
Wilfred Mannion [68 mins]
Roy Bentley [86 mins]
Belgium Scorers Joseph Mermans [43 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Alfred Ramsey Tottenham Hotspur
John Aston Manchester United
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
William Jones Liverpool
James Dickinson Portsmouth
John Milburn Newcastle United
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
Roy Bentley Chelsea
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Thomas Finney Preston North End
James Mullen Wolverhampton Wanderers
Opposition Team Henri Meert,
Arsene Vaillant,
Léopold Anoul,
Jan van der Auwera,
Louis Carre,
Victor Mees,
Jozef van Looy,
Frédéric Chaves D'Aguilar,
Joseph Mermans,
Albert de Hert,
Georges Mordant.
Attendance 55854
Referee Vicenti [France]

Date 25 Jun 1950
Venue Estádio Maracană, Brazil
Competition World Cup Finals - Group Stage, 1950
Fixture Chile 0 v 2 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Stanley Mortensen [27 mins]
Wilfred Mannion [51 mins]
Chile Scorers
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Alfred Ramsey Tottenham Hotspur
John Aston Manchester United
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Lawrence Hughes Liverpool
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Roy Bentley Chelsea
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
James Mullen Wolverhampton Wanderers
Opposition Team Manuel Alvarez,
Hernan Carvalho,
Miguel Busquet,
Atillo Cremaschi,
Fernando Roldan,
Jorge Robledo,
Manuel Munoz,
Luis Mananes,
Sergio Livingstone,
Arturo Farias,
Guillermo Diaz.
Attendance 30000
Referee Karel Van Der Meer [Holland]

Date 29 Jun 1950
Venue Estádio Independencia, Brazil
Competition World Cup Finals - Group Stage, 1950
Fixture USA 1 v 0 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers
USA Scorers Joseph Gaetjens [38 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Alfred Ramsey Tottenham Hotspur
John Aston Manchester United
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Lawrence Hughes Liverpool
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Roy Bentley Chelsea
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
James Mullen Wolverhampton Wanderers
Opposition Team Walter Bahr,
Edward Souza,
Frank Wallace,
John Souza,
Gino Pariani,
Ed McIlvenny,
Joe Maca,
Frank Borghi,
Joseph Gaetjens,
Harry Keough,
Charles Colombo.
Attendance 10000
Referee Generoso Dattilo [Italy]

Date 02 Jul 1950
Venue Estádio Maracană, Brazil
Competition World Cup Finals - Group Stage, 1950
Fixture Spain 1 v 0 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers
Spain Scorers Telmo Zarra [49 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Alfred Ramsey Tottenham Hotspur
William Eckersley Blackburn Rovers
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Lawrence Hughes Liverpool
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Stanley Mortensen Blackpool
John Milburn Newcastle United
Edward Baily Tottenham Hotspur
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Opposition Team Antonio Ramallets,
Telmo Zarra,
Antonio Puchades,
Jose Parra,
Jose Luis Panizo,
Silvestre Igoa,
Gabriel Alonso,
Estanislao Basora,
Piru,
Mariano Gonzalvo III,
Jose Gonzalvo II.
Attendance 74000
Referee Giovanni Galeati [Italy]

Date 07 Oct 1950
Venue Windsor Park, Northern Ireland
Competition Home Championship , 1951
Fixture Northern Ireland 1 v 4 England [Head to Head]
England Scorers Edward Baily [43 mins]
Jack Lee [64 mins]
William Wright [85 mins]
Edward Baily [86 mins]
Northern Ireland Scorers Edward McMorran [74 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Alfred Ramsey Tottenham Hotspur
John Aston Manchester United
William Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers
Allenby Chilton Manchester United
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Stanley Matthews Blackpool
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Jack Lee Derby County
Edward Baily Tottenham Hotspur
Robert Langton Bolton Wanderers
Opposition Team Hugh Kelly,
Charles Gallogy,
Alf McMichael,
Danny Blanchflower,
Jack Vernon,
Wilbur Cush,
John Campbell,
Edward Crossan,
Edward McMorran,
Bobby Brennan,
John McKenna.
Attendance 50000
Referee Thomas Mitchell [Northern Ireland]

Date 15 Nov 1950
Venue Roker Park, England
Competition Home Championship , 1951
Fixture England 4 v 2 Wales [Head to Head]
England Scorers Edward Baily [31 mins]
Edward Baily [40 mins]
Wilfred Mannion [66 mins]
John Milburn [90 mins]
Wales Scorers Trevor Ford [59 mins]
Trevor Ford [74 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Alfred Ramsey Tottenham Hotspur
Lionel Smith Arsenal
Willie Watson Sunderland
Leslie Compton Arsenal
James Dickinson Portsmouth
Thomas Finney Preston North End
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
John Milburn Newcastle United
Edward Baily Tottenham Hotspur
Leslie Medley Tottenham Hotspur
Opposition Team Iorwerth Hughes,
Wally Barnes,
Alf Sherwood,
Roy Paul,
Ray Daniel,
William Lucas,
Mal Griffiths,
Bryn Allen,
Trevor Ford,
Ivor Allchurch,
Roy Clarke.
Attendance 59137
Referee Mowatt [Scotland]

Date 22 Nov 1950
Venue Arsenal Stadium, England
Competition Friendly
Fixture England 2 v 2 Yugoslavia [Head to Head]
England Scorers Nathaniel Lofthouse [29 mins]
Nathaniel Lofthouse [34 mins]
Yugoslavia Scorers Leslie Compton og [40 mins]
Todor Zinanovic [72 mins]
England Team
Bert Williams Wolverhampton Wanderers
Alfred Ramsey Tottenham Hotspur
William Eckersley Blackburn Rovers
Willie Watson Sunderland
Leslie Compton Arsenal
James Dickinson Portsmouth
John Hancocks Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wilfred Mannion Middlesbrough
Nathaniel Lofthouse Bolton Wanderers
Edward Baily Tottenham Hotspur
Leslie Medley Tottenham Hotspur
Opposition Team Vladimir Beara,
Branko Stankovic,
Ratko Colic,
Zlatko Cajkovski,
Ivan Horvat,
Predrag Djajic,
Tihomir Ognjanov,
Rajko Mitic,
Todor Zivanovic,
Stejpan Bobek,
Bernard Vukas.
Attendance 61454
Referee Karel Van Der Meer [Holland]