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'B' 17 vs. West Germany

Sunday, 23 May 1954
Pre-World Cup East-European Tour Match

Switzerland 2 England 0 [1-0]
 

 

Match Summary
Switzerland Party
England Party

St. Jakob Stadium, St. Jakob, Basel
Kick-off (CEST): tbc

Attendance: 14,000.

unknown kicked-off  
[1-0] Ferdinand Riva 9
 20-yard grand drive

[2-0] Marcel Mauron 62
 12-yard hard shot from a Riva accurate centre
 
 
 

Match Summary

Officials from West Germany

Switzerland

Type

England

Referee (-) - Wershoven
x (-),


Linesmen -
tbc

Both countries agreed to dispense with the Continental and UK rulings on substitutes, by allowing the use of three substitutes for any reason and at any point.

The England B side were due to meet Greece, but recent earthquakes prevented that fixture.
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Switzerland B Team

 
Rank: No official ranking system established; Colours: probably Red jerseys, white shorts, black socks.
Capt:   Manager:  
Switzerland Lineup
  Permunian, Antonio 23 15 August 1930 G AC Bellinzona
2 Neury, André 32 3 September 1921 RB Servette FC Genève 1890
3 Flückiger, Marcel 24 20 June 1929 LB Berner Sport Club Young Boys
4 Eschmann, Norbert 20 19 September 1933 RHB FC Lausanne-Sport
5 Eggimann, Oliver 35 28 January 1919 CHB FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
6 Fesselet, Gilbert 26 16 April 1928 LHB FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
7 Morand, Raymond 23 23 January 1931 OR FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
8 Hagen, Hans 26 7 June 1927 IR Grasshopper Club Zürich
9 Mauron, Marcel 25 25 March 1929 CF FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
10 Riva, Ferdinando 23 3 July 1930 IL FC Chiasso
11 Coutax nk nk OL nk

unused substitutes:

not named
 
2-3-5 Permunian -
Neury,
Flückiger -
Eschmann, Eggimann, Oliver -
Fesselet, Morand, Hagen, Riva, Coutax

Averages:

Age   Appearances/Goals
 

England B Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours: Probably the 1949 home uniform - White collared short-sleeved jerseys, blue shorts, black socks with white tops.
Capt:   Manager: Joseph Richards, Barnsley FC & Football League Chairman
second match, W 0 - D 0 - L 2 - F 1 - A 4.
Team chosen by Selection Committee, headed by Harold Shentall, on Friday, 21 May 1954.
England Lineup
  King, Raymond, off 46th min. 29 15 August 1924 G Port Vale FC 1 1 GA
2 Green, Kenneth 30 27 April 1924 RB Birmingham City FC 2 0
3 Willemse, Stanley B. 29 23 August 1924 LB Chelsea FC 1 0
4 McGarry, William H. 26 10 June 1927 RHB Huddersfield Town AFC 1 0
5 Dugdale, James R. 22 15 January 1932 CHB West Bromwich Albion FC 3 0
6 Edwards, Duncan 17 1 October 1936 LHB Manchester United FC 2 0
7 Hooper, Harry 20 14 June 1933 OR West Ham United FC 4 1
8 Quixall, Albert 20 9 August 1933 IR Sheffield Wednesday FC 3 0
9 Allen, Ronald, off 46th min. 25 15 January 1929 CF West Bromwich Albion FC 2 0
10 Wilshaw, Dennis J. 28 11 March 1926 IL/CF Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 2 2
11 Robb, George 27 1 June 1926 OL Tottenham Hotspur FC 3 0
England Substitutes
  Thompson, George H., on 46th min. for King 27 15 September 1926 G Preston North End FC 1 1 GA
  Nicholls, John, on 46th min. for Allen 23 3 April 1921 IL West Bromwich Albion FC 1 0

unused substitute:

Eric Bell (Bolton Wanderers FC)

team notes:

The first England representative match to have two substitutions made through the match.
 
2-3-5 King (Thompson) -
Green, Willemse -
McGarry, Dugdale, Edwards -
Hooper, Quixall, Allen
(Nicholls), Wilshaw, Robb.
notes: for the second half, Wilshaw played in the centre, with Nicholls taking Wilshaw's position.

Averages:

Age 24.8 Appearances/Goals 2.2 0.2
 

Source Notes

Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks

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