Match No. 353 - Wednesday, 25th October 1961
World Cup Qualifier (World Cup 62 Qualifying Group 6)
- Alberto da Costa Pereira
- Qualification: England qualify for the World Cup 1962 finishing top of their group. They will not have to qualify again for 11 years.
- Player Milestone: Ray Pointer's Last Cap
- Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
- England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
- England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)