Match No. 452 - Wednesday, 12th May 1971, 7:45pm

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    • 1
    • Vincent Borg Bonaci  
    •  62'
    • 2
    • Louis Pace  
    • 3
    • Joe Grima  
    • 4
    • Anton Camilleri  
    • 5
    • Edward Darmanin  
    • 6
    • Alfred Delia  
    • 7
    • Ronnie Cocks (c) 
    • 8
    • Willie Vassallo  
    • 9
    • John Bonett  
    • 10
    • Eddie Theobald  
    • 11
    • Louis Arpa  
    • 12
    • Alfred Mizzi  
    •  62'

Notes

  • 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

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • uefa.com
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • YouTube

Managers

Referee

  •  Einar Roed

Attendance

  • 41,534

Half Time Score

  • England 2 - 0 Malta

ELO Rankings

  •  England - 3rd   1
  •  Malta - 127th