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Date 28.9.1946
Location Belfast
Competition Home Championship
Fixture Northern Ireland V England
Result 2-7
Northern Ireland Scorers Lockhart (2)
England Scorers Carter, Finney, Mannion (3),
Lawton, Langton
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Hardwick (Middlesbrough) - Captain,
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Cockburn (Manchester United),
Finney (Preston North End),
Carter HS (Derby County),
Lawton (Chelsea),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Langton (Blackburn Rovers).


Date 30.9.1946
Location Dublin
Competition Friendly
Fixture Eire V England
Result 0-1
Scorer Finney
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Hardwick (Middlesbrough) - Captain,
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Cockburn (Manchester United),
Finney (Preton North End),
Carter HS (Derby County),
Lawton (Chelsea),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Langton (Blackburn Rovers).


Date 19.10.1946
Location Manchester City
Competition Home Chamionship
Fixture England V Wales
Result 3-0
Scorer Mannion (2), Lawton
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Hardwick (Middlesbrough) - Captain,
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Cockburn (Manchester United),
Finney (Preston North End),
Carter HS (Derby County),
Lawton (Chelsea),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Langton (Blackburn Rovers).


Date 27.11.1946
Location Huddersfield
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Holland
Result 8-2
England Scorers Lawton (4), Carter (2), Mannion, Finney
Holland Scorers Smit, Bergman
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Hardwick (Middlesbrough) - Captain,
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Johnston (Blackpool),
Finney (Preston North End),
Carter HS (Derby County),
Lawton (Chelsea),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Langton (Blackburn Rovers).


Date 12.4.1947
Location Wembley
Competition Home Championship
Fixture England V Scotland
Result 1-1
England Scorer Carter
Scotland Scorer A McLaren (15 mins)
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Hardwick (Middlesbrough) - Captain,
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Johnston (Blackpool),
Matthews (Stoke City),
Carter HS (Derby County),
Lawton (Chelsea),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Mullen (Wolverhampton Wanderers).
Attendance 98,200
Referee Charles de la Salle (France)




Date 3.5.1947
Location Highbury
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V France
Result 3-0
England Scorers Finney, Mannion, Carter
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Hardwick (Middlesbrough) - Captain,
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Lowe (Aston Villa),
Finney (Preston North End),
Carter H S (Derby County),
Lawton (Chelsea),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Langton (Blackburn Rovers).


Date 18.5.1947
Location Zurich
Competition Friendly
Fixture Switzerland V England
Result 1-0
Switzerland Scorer Fatton
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Hardwick (Middlesbrough) - Captain,
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Lowe (Aston Villa),
Matthews (Blackpool),
Carter HS (Derby County),
Lawton (Chelsea),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Langton (Blackburn Rovers).


Date 27.5.1947
Location Lisbon
Competition Friendly
Fixture Portugal V England
Result 0-10
England Scorers Lawton (4), Mortenson (4),
Finney, Matthews
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Hardwick (Middlesbrough) - Captain,
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Lowe (Aston Villa),
Matthews (Blackpool),
Mortenson (Blackpool),
Lawton (Chelsea),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Finney (Preston North End).


Date 21.9.1947
Location Brussels
Competition Friendly
Fixture Belgium V England
Result 2-5
Belgium Scorers Mermans, De Cleyn
England Scorers Lawton (2), Finney (2), Mortenson
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Hardwick (Middlesbrough) - Captain,
Ward (Derby County),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Matthews (Blackpool),
Mortenson (Blackpool),
Lawton (Chelsea),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Finney (Preston North End).


Date 18.10.1947
Location Cardiff
Competition Home Championship
Fixture Wales V England
Result 0-3
Scorers Finney, Mortenson, Lawton
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Hardwick (Middlesbrough) - Captain,
Taylor P (Liverpool),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Matthews (Blackpool),
Mortenson (Blackpool),
Lawton (Chelsea),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Finney (Preston North End).


Date 5.11.1947
Location Everton
Competition Home Championship
Fixture England V Northern Ireland
Result 2-2
England Scorers Mannion, Lawton
Northern Ireland Scorers P Doherty, Walsh
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Hardwick (Middlesbrough) - Captain,
Taylor P (Liverpool),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Matthews (Blackpool),
Mortenson (Blackpool),
Lawton (Chelsea),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Finney (Preston North End).


Date 19.11.1947
Location Arsenal
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Sweden
Result 4-2
England Scorers Mortenson (3), Lawton
Sweden Scorers G Nordahl, Gren
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Hardwick (Middlesbrough) - Captain,
Taylor P (Liverpool),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Wright W (Wolverhampton),
Finney (Preston North End),
Mortenson (Blackpool),
Lawton (Notts County),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Langton (Blackburn Rovers).


Date 10.4.1948
Location Hampden Park, Glasgow
Competition Home Championship
Fixture Scotland V England
Result 0-2
England Scorers Mortenson, Finney
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Hardwick (Middlesbrough) - Captain,
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Cockburn (Manchester United),
Matthews (Blackpool),
Mortenson (Blackpool),
Lawton (Notts County),
Pearson (Manchester United),
Finney (Preston North End).
Attendance 135,376
Referee David Maxwell (Northern Ireland)


Date 16.5.1948
Location Turin
Competition Friendly
Fixture Italy V England
Result 0-4
England Scorers Finney (2), Lawton, Mortensen
Team Swift (Manchester City) - Captain,
Scott (Arsenal),
Howe J (Derby County),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Cockburn (Manchester City),
Matthews (Blackpool),
Mortensen (Blackpool),
Lawton (Notts County),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Finney (Preston North End).


Date 26.9.1948
Location Copenhagen
Competition Friendly
Fixture Denmark V England
Result 0-0
Team Swift (Manchester City) - Captain,
Scott (Arsenal),
Aston (Manchester United),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Cockburn (Manchester United),
Matthews (Blackpool),
Hagan (Sheffield United),
Lawton (Notts County),
Shackleton (Sunderland),
Langton (Bolton Wanderers).


Date 9.10.1948
Location Belfast
Competition Home Championship
Fixture Northern Ireland V England
Result 2-6
Northern Ireland Scorers Walsh (2)
England Scorers Mortensen (3), Milburn, Matthews, Pearson
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Howe J (Derby County),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Captain,
Franklin (Stoke City),
Cockburn (Manchester United),
Matthews (Blackpool),
Mortensen (Blackpool),
Milburn (Newcastle United),
Pearson (Manchester United),
Finney (Preston North End).


Date 10.11.1948
Location Villa Park
Competition Home Championship
Fixture England V Wales
Result 1-0
England Scorer Finney
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Scott (Arsenal),
Aston (Manchester United),
Ward (Derby County),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Captain,
Matthews (Blackpool),
Milburn (Newcastle United),
Shackleton (Sunderland),
Finney (Preston North End),
Mortensen (Blackpool).


Date 2.12.1948
Location Highbury
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Switzerland
Result 6-0
England Scorers Haines (2), Hancock (2), Milburn, Rowley
Team Ditchburn (Tottenham Hotspur),
Ramsey (Southampton),
Aston (Manchester United),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Captain,
Franklin (Stoke City),
Cockburn (Manchester United),
Matthews (Blackpool),
Rowley (Manchester United),
Milburn (Newcastle United),
Haines (West Bromwich Albion),
Hancocks (Wolverhampton Wanderers).


Date 9.4.1949
Location Wembley
Competition Home Championship
Fixture England V Scotland
Result 1-3
England Scorer Milburn
Scotland Scorers Mason (29 mins), Steel (54 mins),
Reilly (60 mins)
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Aston (Manchester United),
Howe J (Derby County),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Captain,
Franklin (Stoke City),
Cockburn (Manchester United),
Matthews (Blackpool),
Mortensen (Blackpool),
Milburn (Newcastle United),
Pearson (Manchester United),
Finney (Preston North End).
Attendance 98,188
Referee Mervyn Griffiths (Wales)


Date 13.5.1949
Location Stockholm
Competition Friendly
Fixture Sweden V England
Result 3-1
Sweden Scorers M Carlsson, Jeppson, E Johnsson
England Scorer Finney
Team Ditchburn (Tottenham Hotspur),
Shimwell (Blackpool),
Aston (Manchester United),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Captain,
Franklin (Stoke City),
Cockburn (Manchester United),
Finney (Preston North End),
Mortensen (Blackpool),
Bentley (Chelsea),
Rowley (Manchester United),
Langton (Bolton Wanderers).


Date 18.5.1949
Location Oslo
Competition Friendly
Fixture Norway V England
Result 1-4
Norway Scorer Andresen
England Scorers Morris, Finney, Mullen, own goal
Team Swift (Manchester City),
Ellerington (Southampton),
Aston (Manchester United),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Captain,
Franklin (Stoke City),
Dickinson (Portsmouth),
Mortensen (Blackpool),
Morris J (Derby County),
Mullen (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Finney (Preston North End).


Date 22.5.1949
Location Paris
Competition Friendly
Fixture France V England
Result 1-3
France Scorer Moreel
England Scorers Morris (2), Wright
Team Williams (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Ellerington (Southampton),
Aston (Manchester United),
Wright W (Wolverhamton Wanderers) - Captain,
Franklin (Stoke City),
Dickinson (Portsmouth),
Finney (Preston North End),
Morris J (Derby County),
Rowley (Manchester United),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Mullen (Wolverhampton Wanderers).


Date 21.9.1949
Location Goodison Park
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Eire
Result 0-2
Eire Scorers Martin, C Farrell
Team Williams (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Mozley (Derby County),
Aston (Manchester United),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Captain,
Franklin (Stoke City),
Dickinson (Portsmouth),
Harris (Portsmouth),
Morris J (Derby County),
Pye (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Mannion (Middlesbrough),
Finney (Preston North End).


Date 15.10.1949
Location Cardiff
Competition Home Championship/
World Cup Qualifier
Fixture Wales V England
Result 1-4
Wales Scorer M Griffiths
England Scorers Milburn (3), Mortensen
Team Williams (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Mozley (Derby County),
Aston (Manchester United),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Captain,
Franklin (Stoke City),
Dickinson (Portsmouth),
Finney (Preston North End),
Mortensen (Blackpool),
Milburn (Manchester United),
Shackleton (Sunderland),
Hancocks (Wolverhampton Wanderers).


Date 16.11.1949
Location Maine Road
Competition Home Championship/
World Cup Qualifier
Fixture England V Northern Ireland
Result 9-2
England Scorers Rowley (4), Mortenson (2), Pearson (2), Froggart
Northern Ireland Scorers Smyth, R Brennan
Team Streten (Luton Town),
Mozley (Derby County),
Aston (Manchester United),
Watson W (Sunderland),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Captain,
Finney (Preston North End),
Mortensen (Blackpool),
Rowley (Manchester United),
Pearson (Manchester United),
Froggart J (Portsmouth).


Date 30.11.1949
Location White Hart Lane
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Italy
Result 2-0
England Scorers Rowley, Wright
Team Williams (Wolverhampton Wanderers),
Ramsey (Tottenham Hotspur),
Aston (Manchester United),
watson W (Sunderland),
Franklin (Stoke City),
Wright W (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - Captain,
Finney (Preston North End),
Mortensen (Blackpool),
Rowley (Manchester United),
Pearson (Manchester United),
Froggart (Portsmouth).