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'B' 19 vs. Scotland

Wednesday, 19 October 1955
International 'B' Friendly Match

England 5 Yugoslavia 1 [2-0]
 

 

Match Summary
England Party
Yugoslavia Party

Maine Road, Moss Side, Manchester, Lancashire
Kick-off (GMT): 7.30pm,

Attendance: 25,683
(floodlit).

unknown kicked-off  
[1-0] John Atyeo 21
 6-yard overhead kick
after Perry headed in a Groves corner
[2-0] Beddy Jezzard 32
 25-yard strike following a Haynes' thro' ball
[3-0] Beddy Jezzard 69
 headed in Haynes' lob in off the post

[4-0] Bill Perry 70 (forty seconds later)
 turned the ball in after a Groves squared the ball after he beat two defenders
 

[5-1] Bill Perry 84
 scored from a Jezzard cross








[4-1] Zoran Prljincevic 75
took the ball upto Baynham and slipped it into the net
last hour only - commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
 

Match Summary

Officials

England

Type

Yugoslavia
Referee (-) - J.V. Da Costa
x (-), Portugal


Linesmen -
R.Speake, and K.C. Hesketh, both Manchester

The Continental ruling of allowing a substitute to replace an injured player prior to the 44th minute, and a goalkeeper at any time, is in place.

The eligibilty rules on this occasion are no more than one full international appearance.


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

England B Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours: Probably the 1954 Umbro home uniform - White v-necked short-sleeved continental jerseys, blue shorts, black socks with white tops.
Capt: Joe Kennedy Manager:
Trainer: Laurie Barnett (Manchester City FC)
Walter Winterbottom, 42 (31 March 1913), appointed as FA national director of coaching/team manager on 8 July 1946;
eleventh B match, W 7 - D 4 - L 0 - F 32 - A 6.
Teams chosen in Bristol by Selection Committee, on Wednesday evening, 12 October 1955, following the FA XI match with the RAF XI.
England B Lineup
  Baynham, Ronald L. 26 10 June 1929 G Luton Town FC 1 1 GA
2 McGhee, Thomas 26 10 May 1929 RB Portsmouth FC 1 0
3 Langley, E. James 26 7 February 1929 LB Brighton & Hove Albion FC 2 0
4 Wheeler, John E. 27 26 July 1928 RHB Bolton Wanderers FC 4 0
5 Kennedy, Joseph P. 30 15 November 1925 CHB West Bromwich Albion FC 2 0
6 Clayton, Ronald 21 5 August 1934 LHB Blackburn Rovers FC 1 0
7 Groves, Victor G. 22 5 November 1932 OR Leyton Orient FC 1 0
8 Atyeo, P. John W. 23 7 February 1932 IR Bristol City FC 2 1
9 Jezzard, Bedford A.G. 25 15 January 1929 CF Fulham FC 3 6
10 Haynes, John N. 21 17 October 1934 IL Fulham FC 5 0
11 Perry, William 25 10 September 1930
in Johannesburg
OL Blackpool FC 1 2

unused substitutes:

Reg Matthews (Coventry City), Ken Barnes (Manchester City FC) and Geoff Bradford (Bristol Rovers FC). Ray King (Port Vale FC) replaced Matthews on Monday, 17th.

team notes:

The B team trained against and lost (1-4) the senior side under floodlights on Monday, 17th, at the Cliff Ground, Broughton in Manchester, in which Joe Kennedy twisted his ankle a few minutes in. On Tuesday, they trained with the Manchester United FC side, the practice match resulted in a 6-0 defeat.
With some doubt over Joe Kennedy's fitness, Derek Ufton (Charlton Athletic FC) was placed on standby
 
2-3-5 Baynham -
McGhee, Langley -
Wheeler, Kennedy, Clayton -
Groves, Atyeo, Jezzard, Haynes, Perry.

Averages:

Age 24.7 Appearances/Goals 2.0 0.3
 

Yugoslavia B Team

 
Rank: No official ranking system established; Colours: Light blue jerseys, white shorts
Capt:   Manager: Dragomir Tošić, 45 (8 November 1909)
Yugoslavia Lineup
  Stojanović, Slavko 25 1 June 1930 G Fk Partizan
2 Stipić, Mladen nk not known RB Fk Sarajevo
3 Biogradlić, Ibrahim 24 8 March 1931 LB Fk Sarajevo
4 Popović, Vladimir 20 17 March 1935 RHB Fk Crvena Zvezda
5 Juričko, Zdravko 26 29 March 1929 CHB Fk BSK Borča
6 Pajević, Božidar 28 23 December 1927 LHB Fk Partizan
7 Antić, Sava 25 1 March 1930 OR OFk Beograd
8 Čonč, Vladimir 27 13 January 1928 IR nk Dinamo Zagreb
9 Lipošinović, Luka 21 12 May 1933 CF nk Dinamo Zagreb
10 Prljincević, Zoran 23 27 January 1932 IL FK Radnički
11 Tasić, Lazar 24 5 April 1931 OL Fk Crvena Zvezda

unused substitutes:

Srboljub Krivokuca (Fk Crvena zvezda)
 
2-3-5 Stojanović -
Stipić, Biogradlić -
Popović, Juričko, Pajević -
Antić, Čonč, Lipošinović, Prljincević, Tasić.

Averages:

Age 24.3 (x10) Appearances/Goals
 

Source Notes

Original newspaper reports
Official Matchday programme
Rothman's Yearbooks

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