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Switzerland vs England 1982 World Cup qualification match report

Date, kick-off time:
Saturday, 30 May 1981, 20:00 (UTC+02:00)
National teams, score:
Switzerland
2-1
England
Referee:
Adolf Prokop, Erfurt /
East Germany
Attendance, venue:
40 000, St. Jakob Stadion, Basel
Goals:
1-0 (27') Fredy Scheiwiler, 2-0 (29') Claudio Sulser, 2-1 (54') Terry McDermott
Switzerland football team line-up in match Nr.417
Managed by national coach Paul Wolfisberg
Player
Caps
Age
Club
44
30
FC Lausanne-Sports, Lausanne
13
25
FC Zürich, Zürich
6
25
Grasshopper Club, Zürich
88' Martin Weber  
1
23
BSC Young Boys, Bern
13
22
FC Zürich, Zürich
11
23
Grasshopper Club, Zürich
51
26
1. FC Köln, Köln
34
28
AS Monaco FC, Monaco
7
25
FC St Gallen, St. Gallen
30
28
FC Zürich, Zürich
85' Erni Maissen  
12
23
FC Basel, Basel
24
25
Grasshopper Club, Zürich
21
25
Grasshopper Club, Zürich
England football team line-up in match Nr.555
Managed by team manager Ron Greenwood
Player
Caps
Age
Club
55
32
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
32
32
Ipswich Town FC, Ipswich
18
22
Arsenal FC, London
41
24
Manchester United FC, Manchester
Dave Watson   80' 
62
34
Southampton FC, Southampton
80' Peter Barnes  
20
23
West Bromwich Albion FC, West Bromwich
4
22
Ipswich Town FC, Ipswich
32
25
Manchester United FC, Manchester
11
24
West Bromwich Albion FC, West Bromwich
56
30
Southampton FC, Southampton
15
28
Ipswich Town FC, Ipswich
22
27
Nottingham Forest FC, Nottingham
36' Terry McDermott  
18
29
Liverpool FC, Liverpool
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Switzerland
13
20.538
25.650
8
2
0
0
England
13
29.692
27.591
7
1
0
0
Historical data sources
The Observer (London), №9901, 31 May 1981; Newspapers.com
The Guardian (Manchester), №41919, 01 Jun 1981; Newspapers.com
Giornale del Popolo (Lugano), №124, 01 Jun 1981; Archivio digitale Sbt dei Quotidiani e Periodici
La Liberté (Fribourg), №200, 01 Jun 1981; E-newspaperarchives.ch
Nouvelliste et Feuille d’Avis du Valais (Sion), №125, 01 Jun 1981; E-newspaperarchives.ch
Comments
Switzerland vs England post-match head-to-head
Switzerland vs England H2H:
WP
28.6
P
14
W
3
D
2
L
9
GF
12
GA
36
Av. goals
3.429
Av. attendance
43 001
Switzerland national team matches
Previous match:
1982 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Switzerland vs Hungary 2-2
Lucerne, Tuesday 28 April 1981
Next match:
1982 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Norway vs Switzerland 1-1
Oslo, Wednesday 17 June 1981
England national team matches
Previous match:
British Championship 1981 (Not finished)
England vs Scotland 0-1
London, Saturday 23 May 1981
Next match:
1982 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Hungary vs England 1-3
Budapest, Saturday 6 June 1981
Top Switzerland goal scorers
1. Max Abegglen (1922 - 1937) - 34 goals
2. Jacques Fatton (1947 - 1954) - 29 goals
3. André Abegglen (1929 - 1939) - 29 goals
... Claudio Sulser (1977 - 1981) - 6 goals
... Fredy Scheiwiler (1981) - 1 goal
(correct as of May 30, 1981)
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
... Terry McDermott (1980 - 1981) - 3 goals
(correct as of May 30, 1981)
Brief match report
Sat. 30 May 1981
St. Jakob Stadion, Basel
Switzerland 2-1 England
Goals: Scheiwiler 27, Sulser 29, McDermott 54

Switzerland: Burgener, Zappa, Hermann (Weber 88), Lüdi, Egli, Botteron (c), Barberis, Scheiwiler, Elsener (Maissen 85), Sulser, Wehrli. Managed by Wolfisberg.

England: Clemence, Mills, Sansom, Wilkins, Watson (Barnes 80), Osman, Coppell, Robson, Keegan (c), Mariner, Francis (McDermott 36). Managed by Greenwood.

Att: 40 000,
Ref: Prokop (East Germany)

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