England Football Online
  Page Last Updated 30 September 2017

Suomen

 

  
246 vs. Sweden
b03

247 vs. Norway ~ b 4 vs. Netherlands
248 vs. France

Sunday, 15 May 1949
End-of-Season Continental Tour Match

Finland A 0 England 4 [0-1]
 

 

Match Summary
Finland Party
England Party

Olympiastadion, Töölö, Helsinki
Attendance: 22,116;
Kick-off: tbc BST

England - Jimmy Mullen (from a very narrow angle 43), Johnny Morris (netted from close in 48), Dennis Wilshaw (picked his way through the defence 51, a second goal after working his way through the defence)
B Team Results

Finland won the toss, England kicked-off. ? minutes (? & ?).

 

Match Summary

Officials

Finland

Type

England

Referee (-) - Ivar Eklund
x (-), Sweden.

Linesmen - tbc

  Goal Attempts
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

Finland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours:  
Capt:   Manager:  
Finland Lineup
  Sarnola, Ture 33   G     GA
2 Martin     RB      
3 Mvntti     LB      
4 Askkainen     RHB      
5 Pylkkoenen     CHB      
6 Wentiaery     LHB      
7 Haegg     OR      
8 Rvtkoenen     IR      
9 Lilja, Olli 21   CF      
10 Valhela     IL      
11 Lehtovirta     OL      

reserves:

-
 
2-3-5 Sarnola -
Martin, Mvntti -
Askkainen, Pylkkoenen, Wentiaery -
Haegg, Rvtkoenen, Lilja, Valhela, Lehtovirta

Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

England B Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours: probably the 1949 home uniform - White collared jerseys, blue shorts, black socks with white tops.
Capt: Leon Leuty Manager:
Trainer: Jesse Carver (Millwall FC)
Walter Winterbottom, 36 (31 March 1913), appointed director of coaching on 8 July 1946, and team manager in May 1947;
third B match, W 2 - D 1 - L 0 - F 9 - A 1.
Party chosen by Selection Committee headed by Arthur Drewry, on Monday, 2 May 1949, team chosen on Wednesday, 11 May.
England Lineup
  Williams, Bert F. 29 31 January 1920 G Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1 0 GA
2 Ellerington, William 25 30 June 1923 RB Southampton FC 1 0
3 Westwood, Eric 31 25 September 1917 LB Manchester City FC 1 0
4 Harrison, Walter 26 16 January 1923 RHB Leicester City FC 1 0
5 Leuty, Leon 28 23 October 1920 CHB

Derby County FC

1 0
6 Dickinson, James W. 24 24 April 1924 LHB

Portsmouth FC

1 0
7 Parsons, Eric G. 25 9 November 1923 OR West Ham United FC 1 0
8 Morris, John 25 27 September 1923 IR Derby County FC 1 1
9 Wilshaw, Dennis J. 23 11 March 1926 CF Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1 2
10 Mannion, Wilfred J. 29 16 May 1918 IL

Middlesbrough FC

3 0
11 Mullen, James 26 6 January 1923 OL Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1 1

reserves:

Frank Swift (Manchester City FC) and Bill Jones (Liverpool FC)
 
2-3-5 Williams -
Ellerington, Westwood -
Harrison, Leuty, Dickinson -
Parsons, Morris, Wilshaw, Mannion, Mullen.

Averages:

Age 26.5 Appearances/Goals 1.2 0.0

 

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks
____________________

CG