Match No. 280 - Monday, 8th June 1953, 8pm

  • Otto Decker, 59'
  • George Athineos, 66' (pen)
  • Otto Decker, 67'
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    • 1
    • Cecil Moore  
    • 2
    • Roy Milne  
    • 3
    • Harry Keough  
    • 4
    • Terry Springthorpe  
    • 5
    • Rolf Decker  
    • 6
    • Walter Bahr  
    • 7
    • Tom Schultz  
    •  30'
    • 8
    • Bill Connelly  
    • 9
    • George Athineos  
    • 10
    • Benny McLaughlin  
    • 11
    • Efrain Chacurian  
    • Otto Decker  
    •  30'

Notes

  • Match PostponedThe match was due to be played on the afternoon of Sunday 7th June but torrential rain delayed kick-off until the following evening. It was played under floodlights. The first such England game to do so.
  • Match DetailsArranged to celebrate the Coronation of Elizabeth II.
  • Player MilestoneRedfearn Froggatt's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJack Froggatt's Last Cap

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  •  Sam Galin

Attendance

  • 7,271

Half Time Score

  • USA 0 - 1 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 4th   0
  •  USA - 42nd