1954 Finals Squad
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Finals Squad

England's selectors announced their forty-man squad from whom the final 22 would be selected, on April 22 1958. The 18 players who failed to make the cut on May 28 were: Reg Matthews, Chelsea; Jeff Hall, Birmingham City; Gerry Harris, Wolverhampton Wanderers; Jim Langley, Fulham; Ray Barlow, West Bromwich Albion; Ron Flowers, Wolverhampton Wanderers; Trevor Smith, Birmingham City; Johnny Wheeler, Liverpool; Ronnie Allen (who had also been discarded in 1954), West Bromwich Albion; Brian Clough, Middlesbrough; Norman Deeley, Wolverhampton Wanderers; Joe Hayes, Manchester City; Harry Hooper, Birmingham City; Nat Lofthouse (England's top scorer at the 1954 tournament), Bolton Wanderers; Ray Parry, Bolton Wanderers; Brian Pilkington, Burnley; Tommy Thompson, Preston North End; and Dennis Viollet, Manchester United.

*Alan Hodgkinson and Maurice Setters were included in the list of 22 names submitted to FIFA, but were left at home as reserves.

 

No. Name Age Pos Club Starts Subs Total Goals Capts
1. McDonald, Colin A. 27 G Burnley FC     1 1 GA    
2. Howe, Donald 22 RB West Bromwich Albion FC     7 0    
3. Banks, Thomas 28 LB Bolton Wanderers FC     1 0    
4. Clamp, H. Edwin 23 RH Wolverhampton Wanderers FC     1 0    
5. Wright, William A. 34 CB Wolverhampton Wanderers FC     92 3    
6. Slater, William J. 31  LH Wolverhampton Wanderers FC     6 0    
7. Douglas, Bryan 24  OR Blackburn Rovers FC     7 1    
8. Robson, Robert W. 25 IR West Bromwich Albion FC     2 2    
9. Kevan, Derek T. 23 CF West Bromwich Albion FC     7 4    
10. Haynes, John N. 23  IL Fulham FC     20 8    
11. Finney, Thomas 36  OL Preston North End FC     73 28    
12. Hopkinson, Edward 22 G Bolton Wanderers FC     6 9 GA    
13. Hodgkinson, Alan* 21 G Sheffield United FC     4 4 GA    
14. Sillett, R. Peter 25 RB Chelsea FC     3 0    
15. Clayton, Ronald 23 RH Blackburn Rovers FC     20 0    
16. Norman, Maurice 24 CD Tottenham Hotspur FC 0 0 0 0 0  
17. Brabrook, Peter 20  OR Chelsea FC 0 0 0 0 0  
18. Broadbent, Peter F. 25  IR Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 0 0 0 0 0  
19. Smith, Robert A. 25 CF Tottenham Hotspur FC 0 0 0 0 0  
20. Charlton, Robert 20  F Manchester United FC     3 3    
21. A'Court, Alan 23 OL Liverpool FC     1 1    
22. Setters, Maurice E.* 21 R/LH  West Bromwich Albion FC 0 0 0 0 0  
 
World Cup Record  
No. Name vs. USSR (2-2) vs. Brazil (0-0) vs. Austria (2-2) vs. USSR (0-1) mins
1. McDonald, Colin A. Start GA 2 Start GA 0 Start GA 2 Start GA 1 360
2. Howe, Donald Start Start Start Start 360
3. Banks, Thomas Start Start Start Start 360
4. Clamp, H. Edwin Start Start Start squad member 270
5. Wright, William A. Captain Captain Captain Captain 360
6. Slater, William J. Start Start Start Start 360
7. Douglas, Bryan Start Start Start squad member 270
8. Robson, Robert W. Start Start Start squad member 270
9. Kevan, Derek T. Start Start Start Start 360
10. Haynes, John N. Start Start Start Start 360
11. Finney, Thomas Start injured 90
12. Hopkinson, Edward squad member squad member squad member squad member 0
14. Sillett, R. Peter squad member squad member squad member squad member 0
15. Clayton, Ronald squad member squad member squad member Start 90
16. Norman, Maurice squad member squad member squad member squad member 0
17. Brabrook, Peter squad member squad member squad member Start 90
18. Broadbent, Peter F. squad member squad member squad member Start 90
19. Smith, Robert A. squad member squad member squad member squad member 0
20. Charlton, Robert squad member squad member squad member squad member 0
21. A'Court, Alan squad member Start Start Start 270
 
Post-World Cup  
No. Name Age Pos Club Starts Subs Total Goals Capts Disc
1. McDonald, Colin A. 27 G Burnley FC     5 6 GA    
2. Howe, Donald 22 RB West Bromwich Albion FC     11 0    
3. Banks, Thomas 28 LB Bolton Wanderers FC     5 0    
4. Clamp, H. Edwin 23 RH Wolverhampton Wanderers FC     4 0    
5. Wright, William A. 34 CB Wolverhampton Wanderers FC     96 3    
6. Slater, William J. 31  LH Wolverhampton Wanderers FC     10 0    
7. Douglas, Bryan 24  OR Blackburn Rovers FC     10 1    
8. Robson, Robert W. 25 IR West Bromwich Albion FC     5 2    
9. Kevan, Derek T. 23 CF West Bromwich Albion FC     11 5    
10. Haynes, John N. 23  IL Fulham FC     24 9    
11. Finney, Thomas 36  OL Preston North End FC     74 29    
12. Hopkinson, Edward 22 G Bolton Wanderers FC     6 9 GA    
13. Hodgkinson, Alan* 21 G Sheffield United FC     4 4 GA    
14. Sillett, R. Peter 25 RB Chelsea FC     3 0    
15. Clayton, Ronald 23 RH Blackburn Rovers FC     21 0    
16. Norman, Maurice 24 CD Tottenham Hotspur FC 0 0 0 0 0  
17. Brabrook, Peter 20  OR Chelsea FC 0 0 1 0 0  
18. Broadbent, Peter F. 25  IR Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 0 0 1 0 0  
19. Smith, Robert A. 25 CF Tottenham Hotspur FC 0 0 0 0 0  
20. Charlton, Robert 20  F Manchester United FC     3 3    
21. A'Court, Alan 23 OL Liverpool FC     4 1    
22. Setters, Maurice E.* 21 R/LH  West Bromwich Albion FC 0 0 0 0 0  

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