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England vs Belgium international football match report

Date, kick-off time: Wednesday, 21 October 1964, 19:30 (UTC+01:00)
National teams, score:
England
-
Belgium
2:2
Competition:International Friendly
Referee:Concetto Lo Bello, Syracuse /
Italy
Attendance, venue:55 000, British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), Wembley → London
Goals:0:1 (22') Jean Cornelis, 1:1 (32') Fred Pickering, 1:2 (42') Paul Van Himst, 2:2 (70') Alan Hinton
England national football team line-up in match Nr.384
Managed by team manager Alf Ramsey
PlayerCapsAgeClub
Tony Waiters   327Blackpool FC, Blackpool
George Cohen   724Fulham FC, London
Bobby Thomson   620Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, Wolverhampton
Gordon Milne   1427Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Maurice Norman   2230Tottenham Hotspur FC, Tottenham
Bobby Moore  Captain  2623West Ham United FC, London
Peter Thompson   821Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Jimmy Greaves   4124Tottenham Hotspur FC, Tottenham
Fred Pickering   323Everton FC, Liverpool
Terry Venables   121Chelsea FC, London
Alan Hinton   222Nottingham Forest FC, West Bridgford
Belgium national team line-up in match Nr.312
Managed by head coach Constant Vanden Stock, coach Arthur Ceuleers
PlayerCapsAgeClub
Jean Nicolay   2626R Standard Club Liégeois, Ougrée
Georges Heylens   1423RSC Anderlecht, Anderlecht
Laurent Verbiest   1825RSC Anderlecht, Anderlecht
Jean Plaskie   523RSC Anderlecht, Anderlecht
Jean Cornelis   923RSC Anderlecht, Anderlecht
Gérard Sulon   126Royal FC Liégeois, Liège
Jef Jurion  Captain  4927RSC Anderlecht, Anderlecht
Frans Vermeyen   321K Lierse SK, Lier
Paul Van Himst   2721RSC Anderlecht, Anderlecht
Paul Van Den Berg   3528Union Saint-Gilloise SR, Vorst
Wilfried Puis   1421RSC Anderlecht, Anderlecht
Match stats
National teamPlayersAverage capsAverage ageClubsGoalsCautionsExpulsions
England1112.09124.4829200
Belgium1118.27324.4055200
Historical data sources
Grenz-Echo (Eupen), №245, 22.10.1964; GrenzEcho - Archiv
The Guardian (Manchester), №36794, 22.10.1964; Newspapers.com
Gazet van Anwerpen (Antwerp), №252, 22.10.1964; Concentra online archief
Comments

forevert - posted 19.03.2011 15:24:49

This was an own goal of Laurent Verbiest (link: )

Chris01010 - posted 11.11.2011 04:35:07

England’s goal on 70’ is reported as being scored by Alan Hinton in many online sources. It seems Hinton crossed the ball which deflected off Verbiest and into the goal.
(...)

Chris T - posted 25.11.2017 20:54:25

Video showing both Hinton’s deflected cross and also showing that van Himst’s goal was deflected by Norman.
England 2 - Belgium 2 (1964)
England 2 - Belgium 2. Wembley.
youtube.com
England vs Belgium post-match head-to-head
PlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
15113162 - 221.667
England vs Belgium H2H
England matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1964-1965
Northern Ireland vs England 3-4
Belfast, Saturday 3 October 1964
Next match:
British Championship 1964-1965
England vs Wales 2-1
Wembley, Wednesday 18 November 1964
Belgium matches
Previous match:
Friendly International
Belgium vs Netherlands 1-0
Deurne, Wednesday 30 September 1964
Next match:
Friendly International
Belgium vs France 3-0
Brussels, Wednesday 2 December 1964
Top England scorers
1. Jimmy Greaves (1959 - 1964) - 35 goals
2. Bobby Charlton (1958 - 1964) - 33 goals
3. Tom Finney (1946 - 1958) - 30 goals
4. Nat Lofthouse (1950 - 1958) - 30 goals
... Fred Pickering (1964) - 5 goals
... Alan Hinton (1964) - 1 goal
(correct as of October 21, 1964)
Top Belgium scorers
1. Bernard Voorhoof (1928 - 1940) - 30 goals
2. Jef Mermans (1947 - 1956) - 27 goals
3. Ray Braine (1925 - 1939) - 26 goals
4. Robert De Veen (1906 - 1913) - 26 goals
... Paul Van Himst (1960 - 1964) - 12 goals
... Jean Cornelis (1964) - 1 goal
(correct as of October 21, 1964)
Brief match report
Wed. 21 Oct 1964
British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), Wembley → London
England 2-2 Belgium
Goals: Cornelis 22, Pickering 32, Van Himst 42, Hinton 70

England: Waiters, Cohen, Thomson, Milne, Norman, Moore (c), Thompson, Greaves, Pickering, Venables, Hinton. Managed by Ramsey.

Belgium: Nicolay, Heylens, Verbiest, Plaskie, Cornelis, Sulon, Jurion (c), Vermeyen, Van Himst, Van Den Berg, Puis. Managed by Vanden Stock, Ceuleers.

Att: 55 000
Ref: Lo Bello (Italy)

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