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International football match England vs Belgium report

Date, kick-off time: Wednesday, 26 November 1952, 14:15 (UTC)
National teams, score: -
5:0
Competition:International Friendly
Referee:
Attendance, venue:68 333, British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), Wembley → London
Goals:1:0 (4') Billy Elliott, 2:0 (42') Nat Lofthouse, 3:0 (48') Billy Elliott, 4:0 (60') Redfearn Froggatt, 5:0 (86') Nat Lofthouse
England national football team line-up in match Nr.275
Managed by team manager Walter Winterbottom, squad average age - 29.521
PlayerCapsClub
Gil Merrick   9Birmingham City F.C., Birmingham
Alf Ramsey   25Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Tottenham → London
Lionel Smith   5Arsenal F.C., London
Billy Wright  Captain  46Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Wolverhampton
Jack Froggatt   11Portsmouth F.C., Portsmouth
Jimmy Dickinson   23Portsmouth F.C., Portsmouth
Tom Finney   42Preston North End F.C., Preston
Roy Bentley   8Chelsea F.C., London
Nat Lofthouse   11Bolton Wanderers F.C., Bolton
Redfearn Froggatt   2Sheffield Wednesday F.C., Sheffield
Billy Elliott   5Burnley F.C., Burnley
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Belgium national football team line-up in match Nr.226
Managed by head coach Bill Gormlie (England), squad average age - 26.46
PlayerCapsClub
Ferdinand Boogaerts   6R. Standard Club Liégeois, Ougrée → Liège
Henri Diricx   5Union Saint-Gilloise S.R., Vorst
Fons Van Brandt   5K. Lierse S.K., Lier
Vic Mees   22Royal Antwerp F.C., Antwerpen
Louis Carré   27Royal F.C. Liégeois, Liège
Bob Maertens   6Royal Antwerp F.C., Antwerpen
Victor Lemberechts   31K.F.C. Malinois, Mechelen
Jan Van Der Auwera   19R.C. Mechelen K.M., Mechelen
Jef Mermans  Captain  36R.S.C. Anderlecht, Anderlecht
Rik Coppens   12Royal Beerschot A.C., Antwerpen
Jean Straetmans   1Royal White Star A.C., Sint-Jans-Molenbeek
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Historical data sources
Gazet van Anwerpen (Antwerp), №285, 27.11.1952; Concentra online archief
Grenz-Echo (Eupen), №272, 27.11.1952; GrenzEcho - Archiv
The Manchester Guardian (Manchester), №33104, 27.11.1952; Newspapers.com
Comments

Makar - posted 15.04.2017 20:21:55

Captains (Jef Mermans, Billy Wright) and referees.

db - posted 04.09.2018 10:52:08

England Beat Belgium (1952)
Wembley Stadium, London. International football - England beat Belgium 5 - 0
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England vs Belgium post-match head-to-head
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3.8462
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3.7137
5.
Spain
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3.5857
7.
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Brief match report
Wed. 26 Nov 1952
British Empire Exhibition Stadium (Wembley), Wembley → London
England 5-0 Belgium
Goals: Elliott 4, Lofthouse 42, Elliott 48,  Froggatt 60, Lofthouse 86

England: Merrick, Ramsey, Smith, Wright (c), Jack Froggatt, Dickinson, Finney, Bentley, Lofthouse, Redfearn Froggatt, Elliott. Managed by  Winterbottom.

Belgium: Boogaerts, Diricx, Van Brandt, Mees, Carré, Maertens, Lemberechts, Van Der Auwera, Mermans (c), Coppens, Straetmans. Managed by  Gormlie (England).

Att: 68 333
Ref: Horn (Netherlands) 

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