1953


Programme for the match against the Rest of the World.

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DateVenueOpponentCompetitionScore
18 AprLondonScotlandHome Champ2-2
17 MayBuenos AiresArgentinaFriendly0-0
24 MaySantiagoChileFriendly2-1
31 MayMontevideoUruguayFriendly1-2
08 JunNew YorkUnited StatesFriendly6-3
10 OctCardiffWalesHome Champ4-1
21 OctLondonRest of the WorldFriendly4-4
11 NovLiverpoolNorthern IrelandHome Champ3-1
25 NovLondonHungaryFriendly3-6

27618 AprilWembley Stadium
London
Home Championship
Ref: Tommy Mitchell (N. Ireland)Att: 97,000
ENGLAND22SCOTLAND
Broadis 18', 69'Reilly 55', 89'
Gil MERRICK
Alf RAMSEY
Lionel SMITH
Billy WRIGHT
Malcolm BARRASS
Jimmy DICKINSON
Tom FINNEY
Ivor BROADIS
Nat LOFTHOUSE
Redfern FROGGATT
Jack FROGGATT
George FARM
George YOUNG
Sammy COX
Tommy DOCHERTY
Frank BRENNAN
Doug COWIE
Tommy WRIGHT
Robert JOHNSTONE
Lawrie REILLY
Billy STEEL
Billy LIDDELL

27717 MayEstadio Monumental
Beunos Aires
Friendly
Ref: Arthur Ellis (England)Att: 80,000
ARGENTINA00ENGLAND
  
Play suspended after 23 mins due to rain and match abandoned.
Julio MUSIMESSI
Pedro DELLACHA
José GARCÍA
Ernesto GUTIÉRREZ
Francisco LOMBARDO
Eliseo MOURINO
Carlos CECCONATO
Osvaldo CRUZ
Ernesto GRILLO
Carlos LACASIA
Rodolfo MICHELI
Gil MERRICK
Alf RAMSEY
Bill ECKERSLEY
Billy WRIGHT
Harry JOHNSTON
Jimmy DICKINSON
Tom FINNEY
Ivor BROADIS
Nat LOFTHOUSE
Tommy TAYLOR
Reginald BERRY

27824 MayEstadio Nacional
Santiago
Friendly
Ref: Arthur Ellis (England)Att: 56,400
CHILE12ENGLAND
Díaz 83'Taylor 48', Lofthouse 68'
Sergio LIVINGSTONE
Arturo FARIAS
Guillermo NÚÑEZ
Manuel ÁLVAREZ
Carlos ROJAS
Ramiro CORTÉS
Isaac CARRASCO
Atilio CREMASCHI
René MELÉNDEZ
Manuel MUÑOZ
Guillermo DÍAZ CARMONA
Gil MERRICK
Alf RAMSEY
Bill ECKERSLEY
Billy WRIGHT
Harry JOHNSTON
Jimmy DICKINSON
Tom FINNEY
Ivor BROADIS
Nat LOFTHOUSE
Tommy TAYLOR
Reginald BERRY

27931 MayEstadio Centenario
Montevideo
Friendly
Ref: Arthur Ellis (England)Att: 66,100
URUGUAY21ENGLAND
Abbadie 27', Míguez 60'Taylor 89'
Roque MÁSPOLI
Matías GONZÁLEZ
William MARTÍNEZ
Nestor CARBALLO
Victor ANDRADE
Luis CRUZ
Julio César ABBADIE
Juan SCHIAFFINO
Óscar MÍGUEZ
Julio PÉREZ
Juan Carlos CABRERA
Gil MERRICK
Alf RAMSEY
Bill ECKERSLEY
Billy WRIGHT
Harry JOHNSTON
Jimmy DICKINSON
Tom FINNEY
Ivor BROADIS
Nat LOFTHOUSE
Tommy TAYLOR
Reginald BERRY

2808 JunePolo Grounds
New York
Friendly
Ref: Sam Galin (USA)Att: 7,721
USA36ENGLAND
O Decker 64', 65', Atheneos 70'penBroadis 43', Lofthouse 48', 62', Finney 50', 73', R Froggatt 80'
Cecil MOORE
Harry KEOUGH
Ray MILNE
Terry SPRINGTHORPE
Rolf DECKER
Walter BAHR
Tom SCHULTZ (sub: Otto DECKER 46')
William CONNELLY
Ben McLAUGHLIN
George ATHENEOS
Efraim CHACURIAN
Ted DITCHBURN
Alf RAMSEY
Bill ECKERSLEY
Billy WRIGHT
Harry JOHNSTON
Jimmy DICKINSON
Tom FINNEY
Ivor BROADIS
Nat LOFTHOUSE
Jack FROGGATT
Redfern FROGGATT

28110 OctoberNinian Park
Cardiff
Home Championship and also
World Cup Qualifier
Ref: Charlie Faultless (Scotland)Att: 61,000
WALES14ENGLAND
Allchurch 22'Wilshaw 45',49', Lofthouse 52',53'
Ronald HOWELLS
Walley BARNES
Alf SHERWOOD
Roy PAUL
Raymond DANIEL
Ronald BURGESS
Bill FOULKES
Reg DAVIES
John CHARLES
Ivor ALLCHURCH
Roy CLARKE
Gil MERRICK
Tommy GARRETT
Bill ECKERSLEY
Billy WRIGHT
Harry JOHNSTON
Jimmy DICKINSON
Tom FINNEY
Albert QUIXALL
Nat LOFTHOUSE
Dennis WILSHAW
Jimmy MULLEN

28221 OctoberWembley Stadium
London
Friendly
Ref: Mervyn Griffiths (Wales)Att: 96,000
ENGLAND44REST OF THE WORLD
Mortensen 7', Mullen 42',48', Ramsey 89'penKubala 5'pen,63', Boniperti 14',36'
Gil MERRICK
Alf RAMSEY
Bill ECKERSLEY
Billy WRIGHT
Derek UFTON
Jimmy DICKINSON
Stanley MATTHEWS
Stan MORTENSEN
Albert QUIXALL
Nat LOFTHOUSE
Jimmy MULLEN
Walter ZEMAN (sub: Vladimir BEARA 46')
Joaquin NAVARRO
Gerhardt HANAPPI
Zlatko CAJKOVSKI
Josef POSIPAL
Ernst OCWIRK
Giampiero BONIPERTI
Ladislav KUBALA
Gunnar NORDAHL
Bernard VUKAS
Branko ZEBEC
Not considered an official international by FIFA, but considered official by the FA.
Rest of the World nationalities: Zeman, Hanappi and Ocwirk (all Austria), Beara, Cajkovski, Vukas and Zebec (all Yugoslavia), Navarro and Kubala (both Spain), Posipal (West Germany), Boniperti (Italy), Nordahl (Sweden).

28311 NovemberGoodison Park
Liverpool
Home Championship and also
World Cup Qualifier
Ref: Robert Smith (Wales)Att: 70,000
ENGLAND31N. IRELAND
Hassall 10',60', Lofthouse 75'McMorran 54'
Gil MERRICK
Stan RICKABY
Bill ECKERSLEY
Billy WRIGHT
Harry JOHNSTON
Jimmy DICKINSON
Stanley MATTHEWS
Harry HASSALL
Albert QUIXALL
Nat LOFTHOUSE
Jimmy MULLEN
William SMYTH
Len GRAHAM
Alf McMICHAEL
Danny BLANCHFLOWER
Billy DICKSON
Wilbur CUSH
Billy BINGHAM
Jimmy McILROY
Billy SIMPSON
Edward McMORRAN
Norman LOCKHART

28425 NovemberWembley Stadium
London
Friendly
Ref: Leo Horn (Netherlands)Att: 100,000
ENGLAND36HUNGARY
Sewell 13', Mortensen 38', Ramsey 57'penHidegkuti 1',20',53', Puskás 24',27', Bozsik 50'
Gil MERRICK
Alf RAMSEY
Bill ECKERSLEY
Billy WRIGHT
Harry JOHNSTON
Jimmy DICKINSON
Stanley MATTHEWS
Edward TAYLOR
Stan MORTENSEN
Jackie SEWELL
George ROBB
Gyula GROSICS (sub: Sándor GELLER 78')
Jeno BUZÁNSZKY
Mihály LANTOS
József BOZSIK
Gyula LÓRÁNT
József ZAKARIÁS
László BUDAI
Sándor KOCSIS
Nándor HIDEGKUTI
Ferenc PUSKÁS
Zoltán CZIBOR
England's first ever defeat on home soil by a team from outside the British Isles.