Match No. 251 - Wednesday, 16th November 1949

  • Sammy Smyth, 52'
  • Bobby Brennan, 85'
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    • 1
    • Hugh Kelly  
    • 2
    • Jim Feeney  
    • 3
    • Alf McMichael  
    • 4
    • Gerry Bowler  
    • 5
    • Jackie Vernon (c) 
    • 6
    • Jimmy McCabe  
    • 7
    • Davy Cochrane  
    • 8
    • Sammy Smyth  
    • 9
    • Bobby Brennan  
    • 10
    • Charlie Tully  
    • 11
    • Johnny McKenna  

Notes

  • World Cup QualificationThe 1949/50 British Home Championship was used as a qualfying group for the 1950 World Cup.
  • Hat-Trick: 1st hat-trick (41st overall). 50 minutes between first and third goals.
  • Player MilestoneBernard Streten's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneBert Mozley's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneWillie Watson's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneNeil Franklin's 25th Cap
  • Player MilestoneBilly Wright's 25th Cap
  • Player MilestoneJack Froggatt's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneJack Froggatt's 1st Goal

Sources

  • 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)

Managers

Referee

  •  Mervyn Griffiths

Attendance

  • 69,742

Half Time Score

  • England 4 - 0 Ireland

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 3rd   1
  •  Ireland - 42nd

World Cup 1950 Q (Pool 1)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • England
    • 6
    • 11
    • 0
    • 0
    • 3
    • 3
    • Scotland
    • 4
    • 7
    • 1
    • 0
    • 2
    • 3
    • Wales
    • 1
    • -5
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
    • 3
    • Ireland
    • 1
    • -13
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
    • 3
    • Final Standings.