Match No. 291 - Saturday, 2nd October 1954

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    • 1
    • Norman UprichardWilliam Norman McCourt Uprichard.
      Born 20th Apr 1928, Lurgan.
    • 2
    • Frank MontgomeryFrancis J. Montgomery.
      Date of birth unknown, Coleraine.
    • 3
    • Alf McMichaelAlfred McMichael.
      Born 1st Oct 1927, Belfast.
    • 4
    • Danny BlanchflowerRobert Dennis Blanchflower.
      Born 10th Feb 1926, Belfast.
      Older brother of Jackie Blanchflower.
    • 5
    • Billy DicksonWilliam Dickson.
      Born 15th Mar 1923, Lurgan.
    • 6
    • Bertie PeacockRobert Peacock.
      Born 29th Sep 1928, Coleraine.
    • 7
    • Billy BinghamWilliam Laurence Bingham.
      Born 5th Aug 1931, Belfast.
    • 8
    • Jackie BlanchflowerJohn Blanchflower.
      Born 7th Mar 1933, Belfast.
      Younger brother of Danny Blanchflower.
    • 9
    • Billy SimpsonWilliam Joseph Simpson.
      Born 12th Dec 1929, Belfast.
    • 10
    • Jimmy McIlroyJames McIlroy.
      Born 25th Oct 1931, Lambeg.
    • 11
    • Peter McPartlandPeter James McParland.
      Born 25th Apr 1934, Newry.
    • 1
    • Ray WoodMan Utd, 1st of 3 caps
      23 years, 3 months, 21 day
    • 3
    • Roger ByrneMan Utd, 7th of 33 caps
      25 years, 7 months, 22 days
    • 5
    • Billy WrightWolves, 62nd of 105 caps
      30 years, 7 months, 25 days
      (c)47th captaincy
    • 6
    • Ray BarlowWBA, Only Cap
      28 years, 1 month, 16 days
    • 8
    • Don RevieMan City, 1st of 6 caps
      27 years, 2 months, 23 days
    • 10
    • Johnny HaynesFulham, 1st of 56 caps
      19 years, 11 month, 16 days

Notes

  • Player MilestoneRay Wood's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneBill Foulkes' Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneJohn Wheeler's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneRay Barlow's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneDon Revie's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneJohnny Haynes' 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneBrian Pilkington's Only Cap
  • Goal MilestoneJohnny Haynes' 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneDon Revie's 1st Goal

Sources

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

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland Charlie Faultless

Attendance

  • 59,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 11 ranking points to 1980 points England - 5th
  • Northern Ireland - 39th