Match No. 227 - Saturday, 28th September 1946
British Home Championship (Home Championship 1946-47)
- Norman Lockhart c. 70'
- Norman Lockhart c. 88'
- Match InfoFirst match played after the Second World War.
- The First Ever England ManagerWalter Winterbottom's first game in charge.
- Hat-Trick: Wilf Mannion1st 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
- Player MilestoneGeorge Hardwick's 1st Captaincy
- The Times "Association Football", Monday September 30th 1946, Page 2
- England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
- Willie E Webb
Half Time Score
- England - 4th 1
- Ireland - 41st