England Football Online
  Page Last Updated 24 December 2017

Alba

 

 

284 vs. Hungary
U23 vs. Italy ~ b13 vs. Scotland
b14
285 vs. Scotland

Wednesday, 24 March 1954
International 'B' Friendly Match

West Germany 0 England 4 [0-1]
 

 

Match Summary
West Germany Party
England Party

Glückauf Kampfbahn, Zeche Consolidation, Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Attendance: 42,000;
Kick-off: tbc GMT

England - Beddy Jezzard (seized on a pass bore thro' and shot from close range 9, 69, 90 hattrick), Les Shannon (header from a Haynes thro' pass 56).
B Team Results

? kicked-off. ? minutes (? & ?).

 

Match Summary

Officials

West Germany

Type

England

Referee (-) - tbc
x (-),


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

West Germany B Team

 
Rank: No official ranking system established; Colours:  
Capt:   Manager: Josef Herberger, 56 (28 March 1897)
appointed in 1950
West Germany Lineup
  Kwaitkowski, Ludwig 28 28 April 1925 G  
2 Deinert, R.     RB  
3 Erhard, H.     LB  
4 Lang, W.     RHB  
5 Schäfer, H.     CHB  
6 Harpers, Gerhard 26 12 March 1928 LHB  
7 Ernst, O.     OR  
8 Lettle, H.     IR  
9 Kress, R.     CF  
10 Laszig, O.     IL  
11 Krämer, H.     OL  

reserves:

 

team notes:

 
 
2-3-5 Kwaitkowski -
Deinert, Erhard -
Lang, Schaefer, Harpers -
Ernst, Lettle, Kress, Laszig, Kraemer

Averages:

Age   Appearances/Goals
 

England B Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours:  
Capt: Ken Armstrong Manager:
Trainer:
Walter Winterbottom, 40 (31 March 1913), appointed director of coaching on 8 July 1946, and team manager in May 1947;
ninth B match, W 6 - D 3 - L 0 - F 26 - A 4.
Team chosen by Selection Committee headed by Harold Shentall, on Monday, 14 March 1954.
England Lineup
  Burgin, Edward 26 29 April 1927 G Sheffield United FC 1 0 GA
2 Staniforth, Ronald 29 13 April 1924 RB Huddersfield Town FC 3 0
3 Byrne, Roger W. 24 8 September 1929 LB Manchester United FC 3 0
4 Armstrong, Kenneth 29 3 June 1924 RHB Chelsea FC 2 0
5 Clarke, Henry A. 31 23 February 1923 CHB Tottenham Hotspur FC 1 0
6 Edwards, Duncan 17 1 October 1936 LHB Manchester United FC 1 0
7 Hooper, Harry 20 14 June 1933 OR West Ham United FC 2 1
8 Shannon, Leslie 28 12 March 1926 IR Burnley FC 2 1
9
Jezzard, Bedford A.G. 25 15 January 1929 CF Fulham FC 1 3
10 Haynes, John N. 19 17 October 1934 IL Fulham FC 1 0
11 Robb, George 27 1 June 1926 OL Tottenham Hotspur FC 1 0

reserves:

Des Thompson (Burnley FC), Jack Shaw (Sheffield United FC), Jimmy Glazzard (Huddersfield Town AFC)

team notes:

The Selectors were farically restricted. They could not consider players who were appearing in the FA Cup semi-finals on 27th March, or the Army and RAF teams, who are to play each other on the 25th.
Don Revie (Manchester City FC) was the original named inside right until a groin injury ruled him out on 20th March. Les Shannon replaced him on the 22nd.
Billy Bly (Hull City AFC) was the original named reserve goalkeeper.
 
2-3-5 Burgin -
Staniforth, Byrne -
Armstrong, Clarke, Edwards -
Hooper, Shannon, Jezzard, Haynes, Robb.

Averages:

Age 25.0 Appearances/Goals 1.6 0.1
 

Source Notes

Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks

____________________

CG