Match No. 227 - Saturday, 28th September 1946

  • Norman Lockhart c. 70'
  • Norman Lockhart c. 88'
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    • 1
    • Alex Russell  
    • 2
    • Bill Gorman  
    • 3
    • Tom Aherne  
    • 4
    • Johnny Carey  
    • 5
    • Jackie Vernon  
    • 6
    • Joe Douglas  
    • 7
    • Davy Cochrane  
    • 8
    • Jimmy McAlinden  
    • 9
    • Eddie McMorran  
    • 10
    • Peter Doherty (c) 
    • 11
    • Norman Lockhart  

Notes

  • Match InfoFirst match played after the Second World War.
  • The First Ever England ManagerWalter Winterbottom's first game in charge.
  • Hat-Trick: 1st hat-trick (34th overall). 54 minutes between first and third goals.
  • Player MilestoneFrank Swift's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneLaurie Scott's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneGeorge Hardwick's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneBilly Wright's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneNeil Franklin's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneHenry Cockburn's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneTom Finney's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneWilf Mannion's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneBob Langton's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneWilf Mannion's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneTom Finney's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneBob Langton's 1st Goal

Sources

  • The Times "Association Football", Monday September 30th 1946, Page 2
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  •  Willie E Webb

Attendance

  • 57,111

Half Time Score

  • Ireland 2 - 3 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 4th   1
  •  Ireland - 41st