Match No. 452 - Wednesday, 12th May 1971, 7:45pm
England 5 - 0 Malta
European Championship Qualifier (Euro 72 Qualifying Group 3)
- Vincent Borg Bonaci
- Alfred Mizzi
- Penalty: Allan Clarke2nd scored from 2 taken (100.0%). England's 54th overall. 14 seconds into the second half Malta are penalised for handball in the area. Allan Clarke steps up and puts the ball into the bottom right corner past the diving keeper.
- Missed Penalty: Allan Clarke1st miss from 3rd taken (66.7%). England's 55th overall. Alan Ball's shot is handled on the line by Grima on 60 minutes. Having already scored the first, Allan Clarke's sends this one wide.
- Player MilestoneChris Lawler's 1st Cap
- Goal MilestoneChris Lawler's 1st Goal
- Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
- England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
- Einar Roed
Half Time Score
- England - 3rd 1
- Malta - 127th