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  • England earned its 3rd consecutive victory
  • Greece's 9th consecutive match without victory

England vs Greece Euro 1972 qualifying match report

Date, kick-off time:
Wednesday, 21 April 1971, 19:45 (UTC+01:00)
National teams, score:
England
3-0
Greece
Competition:
Referee:
Martti Hirviniemi, Helsinki /
Finland
Attendance, venue:
Goals:
1-0 (22') Martin Chivers, 2-0 (68') Geoff Hurst, 3-0 (87') Franny Lee
England national football team line-up in match Nr.451
Managed by team manager Alf Ramsey
Player
Caps
Age
Club
64
33
Stoke City FC, Stoke on Trent
1
25
Arsenal FC, London
9
23
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
34
29
Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
2
23
Derby County FC, Derby
86
30
West Ham United FC, London
19
26
Manchester City FC, Manchester
Alan Ball   78' 
48
25
Everton FC, Liverpool
78' Ralph Coates  
2
24
Burnley FC, Burnley
2
25
Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
43
29
West Ham United FC, London
45
27
Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
Greece national football team line-up in match Nr.120
Managed by head coach Lakis Petropoulos
Player
Caps
Age
Club
10
26
AA Aris, Thessaloniki
13
27
Olympiakos CFP, Piraeus
9
24
AA Aris, Thessaloniki
9
23
AEK, Nea Filadelfeia
Ntinos Kambas   75' 
1
24
Pierikos CFK, Katerini
75' Stathis Haitas  
24
31
Panionios GAS, Nea Smyrni
10
27
AEK, Nea Filadelfeia
3
22
Olympiakos CFP, Piraeus
14
24
PAOK, Thessaloniki
Giorgos Dedes   88' 
15
28
Panionios GAS, Nea Smyrni
1
19
Olympiakos CFP, Piraeus
34
28
AEK, Nea Filadelfeia
9
25
Ethnikos OFPF, Piraeus
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
England
12
29.583
27.145
9
3
0
0
Greece
13
11.692
25.612
7
0
0
0
Historical data sources
The Guardian (Manchester), №38800, 21 Apr 1971; Newspapers.com
Ελεύθερος Κόσμος (Athens), №1459, 22 Apr 1971; Βιβλιοθήκη της Βουλής των Ελλήνων
Το Βήμα (Athens), №7948, 22 Apr 1971; Βιβλιοθήκη της Βουλής των Ελλήνων
Comments
England vs Greece post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoals ForGoals AgainstWinning Percentage
110030100.0
England national team matches
Previous match:
UEFA Euro 1972 Qualifying
Malta vs England 0-1
Gżira, Wednesday 3 February 1971
Next match:
UEFA Euro 1972 Qualifying
England vs Malta 5-0
London, Wednesday 12 May 1971
Greece national team matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Greece vs Bulgaria 0-1
Piraeus, Wednesday 7 April 1971
Next match:
UEFA Euro 1972 Qualifying
Switzerland vs Greece 1-0
Bern, Wednesday 12 May 1971
Top England goal scorers
1. Bobby Charlton (1958 - 1970) - 49 goals
2. Jimmy Greaves (1959 - 1967) - 44 goals
... Geoff Hurst (1966 - 1971) - 22 goals
... Franny Lee (1969 - 1971) - 8 goals
... Martin Chivers (1971) - 1 goal
(correct as of April 21, 1971)
Brief match report
Wed. 21 Apr 1971
British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), London
England 3-0 Greece
Goals: Chivers 22, Hurst 68, Lee 87

England: Banks, Storey, Hughes, Mullery, McFarland, Moore (c), Lee, Ball (Coates 78), Chivers, Hurst, Peters. Managed by Ramsey.

Greece: Hristidis, Gaitatzis, Spiridon, Toskas, Kambas (Haitas 75), Stathopoulos, Synetopoulos, Koudas, Dedes (Delikaris 88), Papaioannou (c), Kritikopoulos. Managed by Petropoulos.

Att: 55 123,
Ref: Hirviniemi (Finland)

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