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  • 200th win of the West Germany football team in international matches
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England vs West Germany Euro 1972 qualifying match report

Date, kick-off time:
Saturday, 29 April 1972, 19:45 (UTC+01:00)
National teams, score:
England
1-3
West Germany
Competition:
Referee:
Robert Héliès, Toulon /
France
Attendance, venue:
Goals:
0-1 (26') Uli Hoeneß, 1-1 (77') Franny Lee, 1-2 (85') Günter Netzer (pen.), 1-3 (88') Gerd Müller
England national football team line-up in match Nr.459
Managed by team manager Alf Ramsey
Player
Caps
Age
Club
70
34
Stoke City FC, Stoke on Trent
5
27
Leeds United AFC, Leeds
16
26
Manchester City FC, Manchester
93
31
West Ham United FC, London
14
24
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
27
28
Manchester City FC, Manchester
54
26
Arsenal FC, London
9
27
Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
Geoff Hurst   60' 
49
30
West Ham United FC, London
60' Rodney Marsh  
2
27
Manchester City FC, Manchester
52
28
Tottenham Hotspur FC, London
16
28
Leeds United AFC, Leeds
West Germany national football team line-up in match Nr.369
Managed by head coach Helmut Schön
Player
Caps
Age
Club
37
28
FC Bayern, München
50
28
SV Werder, Bremen
4
20
FC Bayern, München
58
26
FC Bayern, München
9
24
FC Bayern, München
13
27
Borussia VfL, Mönchengladbach
26
27
Eintracht Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main
26
27
Borussia VfL, Mönchengladbach
2
20
FC Bayern, München
37
26
FC Bayern, München
37
29
Offenbacher FC Kickers, Offenbach am Main
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
England
12
33.917
28.392
7
1
0
0
West Germany
11
27.182
26.144
5
3
0
0
Historical data sources
Deister-und Weserzeitung (Hameln), №101, 02 Apr 1972; Zeitungsarchiv Deister-und Weserzeitung
The Observer (London), №9431, 30 Apr 1972; Newspapers.com
The Guardian (Manchester), №39114, 01 May 1972; Newspapers.com
Comments

Makar - posted on 14 May 2013 at 18:07:07

Captains and referees.

antoniozea - posted on 28 July 2013 at 16:33:39

Alan Muller for Colin Bell towards the end (link: )

Makar - posted on 9 August 2014 at 20:34:17

Captains (Bobby Moore, Franz Beckenbauer) and referees. (link: )

piero - posted on 26 December 2017 at 13:27:20

Captains and referees in colour. (link: )
England vs West Germany post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoals ForGoals AgainstWinning Percentage
11713271768.2
England national team matches
Previous match:
UEFA Euro 1972 Qualifying
Greece vs England 0-2
Piraeus, Wednesday 1 December 1971
Next match:
UEFA Euro 1972 Qualifying
West Germany vs England 0-0
West Berlin, Saturday 13 May 1972
West Germany national team matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Hungary vs West Germany 0-2
Budapest, Wednesday 29 March 1972
Next match:
UEFA Euro 1972 Qualifying
West Germany vs England 0-0
West Berlin, Saturday 13 May 1972
Top England goal scorers
1. Bobby Charlton (1958 - 1970) - 49 goals
2. Jimmy Greaves (1959 - 1967) - 44 goals
3. Tom Finney (1946 - 1958) - 30 goals
4. Nat Lofthouse (1950 - 1958) - 30 goals
... Franny Lee (1969 - 1972) - 10 goals
(correct as of April 29, 1972)
Top West Germany goal scorers
1. Gerd Müller (1967 - 1972) - 43 goals
2. Uwe Seeler (1958 - 1970) - 43 goals
... Günter Netzer (1970 - 1972) - 5 goals
... Uli Hoeneß (1972) - 2 goals
(correct as of April 29, 1972)
Brief match report
Sat. 29 Apr 1972
British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), London
England 1-3 West Germany
Goals: Hoeneß 26, Lee 77, Netzer 85, Müller 88

England: Banks, Madeley, Bell, Moore (c), Hughes, Lee, Ball, Chivers, Hurst (Marsh 60), Peters, Hunter. Managed by Ramsey.

West Germany: Maier, Höttges, Breitner, Beckenbauer (c), Schwarzenbeck, Wimmer, Grabowski, Netzer, Hoeneß, Müller, Held. Managed by Schön.

Att: 96 800,
Ref: Héliès (France)

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