Match No. 235 - Sunday, 21st September 1947

  • Joseph Mermans, 34'
  • Bert de Cleyn, 53'
  •  
  •  
  •  
    • 1
    • François Daenen  
    • 2
    • Léon Aernaudts  
    • 3
    • Joseph Pannaye  
    • 4
    • Henri Coppens  
    • 5
    • Jules Henriet  
    • 6
    • Ferdinand Massay  
    • 7
    • Victor Lemberechts  
    • 8
    • Joseph Mermans  
    • 9
    • Bert de Cleyn (c) 
    • 10
    • Pol Anoul  
    • 11
    • René Thirifays  

Notes

  • Goal TimeTommy Lawton's goal was timed at 34 seconds. The second match in a row he had scored in the first minute.
  • Player MilestoneTim Ward's 1st Cap

Sources

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

Managers

Referee

  •  James M Martin

Attendance

  • 54,326

Half Time Score

  • Belgium 1 - 3 England

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 4th   0
  •  Belgium - 48th