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286 vs. Yugoslavia
b15
287 vs. Hungary ~
b16 vs. Switzerland

Sunday, 16 May 1954
Pre-World Cup East-European Tour Match

Yugoslavia 2 England 1 [0-0]
 

 

Match Summary
Yugoslavia Party
England Party

Centralni stadion, Bežigrad, Ljubljana
Attendance: 20,000;
Kick-off: tbc local, 5:00pm BST

England - Beddy Jezzard (from a Quixall fine pass 54)
Yugoslavia - Anton Herceg (twenty yard shot from a Toplak pass 60, a fine shot from another Toplak pass 75)
B Team Results

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

 

Match Summary

Officials from West Germany

Yugoslavia

Type

England

Referee (-) - Dusch
x (-),


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

Yugoslavia B Team

 
Rank: No official ranking system established; Colours: probably Blue laced collared jerseys, white shorts, red socks with white hoop.
Capt:   Manager:  
Yugoslavia Lineup
  Kralj, Branko 30 10 March 1924 G nk Dinamo Zagreb
2 Belin, Bruno 25 16 January 1929 RB Fk Partizan
3 Zeković, Miljan 28 15 November 1925 LB FK Crvena zvezda
4 Mantula, Lav 25 8 December 1928 RHB nk Dinamo Zagreb
5 Klaić, Vladimir 28 14 September 1925 CHB Nk Zagreb
6 Tasić, Lazar 23 5 April 1931 LHB Beogradski sk
7 Lipošinović, Luka 21 12 May 1933 OR nk Dinamo Zagreb
8 Čonč, Vladimir 26 13 January 1928 IR nk Dinamo Zagreb
9 Toplak, Ivan 22 21 September 1931 CF NK Odred
10 Veselinović, Todor 23 22 October 1930 IL FK Vojvodina
11 Herceg, Antun 26 9 November 1927 OL Fk Partizan

reserves:

 
 
2-3-5 Kralj -
Belin, Zeković -
Mantula, Klaić, Tasić -
Lipošinović, Čonč, Toplak, Veselinović, Herceg

Averages:

Age 25.2 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: Ken Armstrong Manager: Joseph Richards, Barnsley FC & Football League Chairman
first match, W 0 - D 0 - L 1 - F 1 - A 2.
Team chosen by Selection Committee, headed by Harold Shentall, on Tuesday, 11 May 1954.
England Lineup
  Burgin, Edward 27 29 April 1927 G Sheffield United FC 2 2 GA
2 Green, Kenneth 30 27 April 1924 RB Birmingham City FC 1 0
3 Mansell, John 27 22 August 1927 LB Portsmouth FC 1 0
4 Armstrong, Kenneth 29 3 June 1924 RHB Chelsea FC 3 0
5 Dugdale, James R. 22 15 January 1932 CHB West Bromwich Albion FC 2 0
6 Bell, Eric 24 27 November 1929 LHB Bolton Wanderers FC 2 0
7 Hooper, Harry 20 14 June 1933 OR West Ham United FC 3 1
8 Quixall, Albert 20 9 August 1933 IR Sheffield Wednesday FC 2 0
9 Jezzard, Bedford A.G. 25 15 January 1929 CF Fulham FC 2 4
10 Haynes, John N. 19 17 October 1934 IL Fulham FC 2 0
11 Robb, George 27 1 June 1926 OL Tottenham Hotspur FC 2 0

reserves:

George Thompson (Preston North End FC), Duncan Edwards (Manchester United FC), Dennis Wilshaw (Wolverhampton Wanderers FC).
 
2-3-5 Burgin -
Green, Mansell -
Armstrong, Dugdale, Bell -
Hooper, Quixall, Jezzard, Haynes, Robb.

Averages:

Age 25.0 Appearances/Goals 1.5 0.1
 

Source Notes

Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks

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