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Olympiastadion (Helsinki)

Sunday, May 20th, 1956

International Friendly
Attendance: 20,177
 

Finland

England
1
5

Olli Forsgren
 
Dennis Wilshaw (20), Johnny Haynes (22), Gordon Astall (29), Nat Lofthouse (63, 82)
     
     
     

Managers
  Walter Winterbottom

Players
 
FINLAND
 
1Keijo Hurri
2Vin Pajunen
3Aimo Sommarberg
4Alpo Lintamo
5Lauri Lehtinen
6Reijo Jalava
7Juhani Peltonen
8Matti Hiltunen
9Kai Pahlman
10Olavi Lahtinen
11Olli Forsgren
ENGLAND
 
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 01  Ray Wood (G)
Cap number 3
Manchester United
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 02  Jeff Hall (FB)
Cap number 8
Birmingham City
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 03  Roger Byrne (FB)
Cap number 21
Manchester United
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 04  Ronnie Clayton (WH)
Cap number 5
Blackburn Rovers
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 05  Billy Wright (Capt.) (CH)
Cap number 76
Wolverhampton Wanderers
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 06  Duncan Edwards (WH)
Cap number 8
Manchester United
 
 07  Gordon Astall (W)
Cap number 1
Birmingham City
 29
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 08  Johnny Haynes (IF)
Cap number 7
Fulham
 22
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 09  Tommy Taylor (CF)
Cap number 9
Manchester United
 45
 
 10  Dennis Wilshaw (IF)
Cap number 10
Wolverhampton Wanderers
 20
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 11  Colin Grainger (W)
Cap number 3
Sheffield United

Subs
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Nat Lofthouse (CF)
Cap number 31
Bolton Wanderers
 45
 63
 82
1955 /56

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