Match No. 472 - Wednesday, 6th June 1973
Poland 2 - 0 England
World Cup Qualifier (World Cup 74 Qualifying Group 5)
- England red card: Alan Ball became the second England player to be sent off after grabbing Lewslaw Cmikiewicz by the throat and kneeing him in the groin after a player scuffle.
- 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)