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'B' 11 vs. France Espoirs
Wednesday, 30 April 1952
International 'B' Trial Match


England 3 Great Britain Olympic 0 [0-0]
 
 
Arsenal Stadium, Avenell Road, Highbury, Islington, County of London
Kick-off (BST): 6.45pm

Attendance: 7,383.
unknown kicked-off
   
[1-0] Les Stubbs
[2-0]Tommy Harmer penalty
[3-0] Jack French
 
there is no Television or Radio coverage
 
Officials England   Olympic
Referee (black)
Leopold Sylvain Horn
35 (29 August 1916) Sittard, Netherlands
 
Linesmen
tbc tbc
 
England B Team
 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours: Probably the 1949 home uniform - White collared jerseys, blue shorts, red socks with white tops.
Capt:   Manager: William Ridding, 41 (4 April 1911), appointed B team manager 12 March 1952 for one match, also manager of Bolton Wanderers FC;
Team chosen by Selection Committee headed by Arthur Drewry, on Tuesday, 15 April 1952.
England Lineup
  Reynolds, Ronald S.M. 23 2 June 1928 G Tottenham Hotspur FC
2 Wright, George 22 19 March 1930 RB West Ham United FC
3 Lock, Frank W., off 46th min. 30 12 March 1922 LB Charlton Athletic FC
4 French, Jack 27 19 January 1925 RHB Southend United FC
5 Owens, Sydney W. 29 29 September 1922 CHB Luton Town FC
6 Hill, James W.T. 23 22 July 1928 LHB Fulham FC
7 Simpson, Dennis E. 32 1 November 1919 OR Reading FC
8 Barrett, James G. 21 5 November 1930 IR West Ham United FC
9 Judd, Walter J. 25 25 October 1926 CF Southampton FC
10 Harmer, Thomas C. 24 2 February 1928 IL Tottenham Hotspur FC
11 Stubbs, Leslie L. 23 18 February 1929 OL Southend United FC
England Substitute
  Healey, W., on 46th min. for Lock            
reserves: not named
team notes: Tottenham Hotspur FC's Charlie Withers, Sonny Walters and Bobby Smith were replaced on Tuesday, 29 April because of their club's participation in a vital league match against Chelsea FC. They were replaced with Lock, Simpson and Judd. At the same time, Brentford FC's Ron Greenwood was unable to play through injury, his place going to Owens.
Barrett replaced Luton Town FC's Jack Taylor at inside-right on the day of the match. Barrett is the son of Jim Barrett (England 1928)
 
2-3-5 Ashcroft -
Wright, Lock -
French, Owens, Hill -
Simpson, Barrett, Judd, Harmer, Stubbs.
Averages: Age 25.4  
    
Great Britain & Northern Ireland Olympic Team
 
Rank: No official ranking system established; Colours: not known
Capt:   Selector: Selection Committee
 on Tuesday, 15 April 1952.
Great Britain & Northern Ireland Olympic Lineup
  Bennett, Edward E. 26 22 August 1925 G Southall FC, England
2 Patterson, R. nk nk RB Queen's Park FC, Scotland
3 Stewart, Thomas 26 11 March 1926 LB Queen's Park FC, Scotland
4 Topp, Lawrence R. 28 11 November 1923 RHB Hendon FC, England
5 Fuller, Charles E. 32 25 May 1919 CHB Bromley FC, England
6 Saunders, Derek 24 6 January 1928 LHB Walthamstow Avenue FC, England
7 Shiells, Bruce nk nk OR Cliftonville FC, Ireland
8 McGarry, J. Kevin 26/27 1925 IR Cliftonville FC, Ireland
9 Lewis, James L. 24 26 June 1927 CF Walthamstow Avenue FC, England
10 Slater, William J. 25 29 April 1927 IL Brentford FC, England
11 Robb, George 25 1 June 1926 OL Finchley FC, England
reserves:  
 
2-3-5 Bennett -
Patterson, Stewart -
Topp, Fuller, Saunders -
Shiells, McGarry, Lewis, Slater, Robb
Averages: Age    
 
              Source Notes

Original newspaper reports

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