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  • England's 8th consecutive match without defeat
  • Cyprus suffered its 6th consecutive defeat
  • Record for most Cyprus caps: Andreas Stylianou's 36th appearance
  • Malcolm Macdonald scored 5 goals (his 1st and England's 59th international hat-trick)

England vs Cyprus Euro 1976 qualifying match report

Date, kick-off time:
Wednesday, 16 April 1975, 19:45 (UTC+01:00)
National teams, score:
England
5-0
Cyprus
Competition:
Referee:
Martti Hirviniemi, Helsinki /
Finland
Attendance, venue:
Goals:
1-0 (2') Malcolm Macdonald, 2-0 (35') Malcolm Macdonald, 3-0 (48') Malcolm Macdonald, 4-0 (53') Malcolm Macdonald, 5-0 (86') Malcolm Macdonald
England football team line-up in match Nr.489
Managed by team manager Don Revie
Player
Caps
Age
Club
Cyprus football team line-up in match Nr.42
Managed by head coach Pambos Avraamides
Player
Caps
Age
Club
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
England
nan
nan
0
5
0
0
Cyprus
nan
nan
0
0
0
0
Historical data sources
The Guardian (Manchester), №40028, 17 Apr 1975; Newspapers.com
Comments

db - posted on 3 April 2010 at 10:45:23

ENGLAND v CYPRUS 1975
MALCOLM MACDONALD SCORES FIVE GOALS
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dudd - posted on 4 January 2012 at 09:36:59

1975 (April 16) England 5-Cyprus 0 (EC Qualifier).avi
If interested in international matches (usually from 80s-90s), you can also check my blog
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Chris T - posted on 16 December 2017 at 12:25:56

Before the match, manager Don Revie told Malcolm Macdonald that if he didn’t score, he would never be picked again. The team heard about it and made sure that Macdonald scored every goal in the game. (link: )
England vs Cyprus post-match head-to-head
P
1
W
1
D
0
L
0
GF
5
GA
0
Av. goals
5.000
Av. attendance
68 245
England national team matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
England vs West Germany 2-0
London, Wednesday 12 March 1975
Next match:
UEFA Euro 1976 Qualifying
Cyprus vs England 0-1
Limassol, Sunday 11 May 1975
Cyprus national team matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Cyprus vs Greece 1-2
Nicosia, Tuesday 1 April 1975
Next match:
UEFA Euro 1976 Qualifying
Czechoslovakia vs Cyprus 4-0
Prague, Sunday 20 April 1975
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
... Malcolm Macdonald (1975) - 6 goals
(correct as of April 16, 1975)
Brief match report
Wed. 16 Apr 1975
British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), London
England 5-0 Cyprus
Goals: 2, 35, 48, 53, 86

Att: 68 245,
Ref: Hirviniemi (Finland)

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