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England v Rest Of The World (1963)

England v Rest Of The World (1963)

(Blast from the past). England v Rest of the World was a 1963 association football match held at the Wembley Stadium in London. It was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of The Football Association and was the first time a world team played against a single nation.

Above, courtesy of Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

England won the game 2-1 with goals from Terry Paine (Southampton) and Tottenham's very own Jimmy Greaves.

Three Lions Team

GK - 1 - Gordon Banks (Leicester City)
RB - 2 - Jimmy Armfield (Blackpool) (c)
LB - 3 - Ray Wilson (Huddersfield Town)
RH - 4 - Gordon Milne (Liverpool)
CH - 5 - Maurice Norman (Tottenham Hotspur)
LH - 6 - Bobby Moore (West Ham United)
OR - 7 - Terry Paine (Southampton)
IR - 8 - Jimmy Greaves (Tottenham Hotspur)
CF - 9 - Bobby Smith (Tottenham Hotspur)
IL - 10 - George Eastham (Arsenal)
OL - 11 - Bobby Charlton (Manchester United)

Substitutes:

GK - 12 - Tony Waiters (Blackpool)
FB - 13 - Ken Shellito (Chelsea)
MF - 14 - Ron Flowers (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
LH - 15 - Tony Kay (Everton)
CF - 16 - Joe Baker (Arsenal)

England Manager - Alf Ramsey

The ROTW team can be found by clicking on the Wiki link.



Ah yes, 1963, the year of my birth!



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Writer:Cresswell
Date:Friday May 19 2017
Time: 3:26PM

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