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1966 World Cup Teams: All Matches, Final Scores, And Results

Taking place every four years, the FIFA World Cup for men’s senior national teams was held in 1966. The tournament took place in England from 11 July to 30 July 1966.

It was England’s national football team that won the tournament, defeating West Germany 4-2 in the final. Geoff Hurst scored his second and third goals in the extra time to complete the first (and until 2022, the only) hat-trick in a men’s World Cup final.

After Uruguay in 1930 and Italy in 1934, England became the third host nation to win the event. However, Brazil did not advance from their group after the defending champions failed to advance.

In this article, we reveal the final results of each game and cover the 1966 World Cup teams .

1966 World Cup Draw

The 1966 World Cup Draw at the Royal Garden Hotel in London was the first ever televised live, ensuring an even more intense build-up in the homeland of football. Among the 16 finalists from an initial entry of 74 countries, England, Germany FR, Brazil, and Italy were the top seeds.

In the quarterfinals, Korea DPR and Portugal, the only two newcomers in the competition, met in a spectacular encounter.

GROUP A – England, France, Mexico, And Uruguay

England 0 - Uruguay 0

Game 1: Monday 11 July 1966 (19:30) Wembley Stadium, London.

(Attendance: 87,148)

Referee and Assistants: Istvan Zsolt (HUN), Tofik Bakhramovich Bakhramov (URS), Dimitar Atansov Rumentchev (BUL).

Result: England 0 – Uruguay 0

England (4-1-2-3): [1] Gordon Banks; – [2] George Reginald Cohen, [5] John Charlton, [6] Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore (c), [3] Ramon Wilson; – [4] Norbert Peter Paul Patrick Stiles; – [7] Alan James Ball, [9] Robert Charlton; – [11] John Michael Connelly, [21] Roger Hunt, [8] James Peter Greaves.

Uruguay (1-4-3-2): [1] Ladislao Mazurkiewicz Iglesias; – [2] Horacio Federico Troche Florencio (c); – [15] Luis Ignacio Ubiña Olivera, [5] Néstor Gonçalves Martinicorena, [3] Jorge Carlos Manicera Fuentes, [6] Omar Caetano Otero; – [19] Héctor José Silva, [10] Pedro Virgilio Rocha Franchetti, [7] Julio César Cortés Lagos; – [18] Milton Viera, [11] Domingo Salvador Pérez.

France 1 - Mexico 1

Game 5: Wednesday 13 July 1966 (19:30) Wembley Stadium, London.

(Attendance: 69,737)

Referee and Assistants: Menachem Ashkenazi (ISR), Karol Galba (TCH), Joaquim Fernandes dos Campos (POR).

Result: France 1 – Mexico 1 (0:0)

Scores: 0:1 Borja 48, 1:1 Hausser 61.

France (1-3-3-3): [1] Marcel Aubour; – [2] Marcel Artelesa (c); – [12] Jean Djorkaeff, [11] Gabriel De Michéle, [6] Robert Budzinski; – [4] Joseph Bonnel, [5] Bernard Bosquier, [8] Nestor Combin; – [16] Robert Herbin, [13] Phillippe Gondet, [14] Gerard Hausser.

Mexico (4-3-3): [12] Ignacio Francisco Calderón González; – [2] Arturo Chaires Rizo, [14] Gabriel Núñes Aguirre, [15] Guillermo Hernández Sánchez, [3] Gustavo Peña Velasco (c); – [6] Isidoro Díaz Mejía, [17] Magdaleno Diego Mercado Gutiérrez, [19] Salvador Reyes Monteón; – [20] Enrique David Borja García, [10] Javier Gonzalo Fragoso Rodríquez, [8] Aarón Padilla Gutiérrez.

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Game 9: Friday 15 July 1966 (19:30) White City, London.

(Attendance: 45,662)

Referee and Assistants: Karol Galba (TCH), Armando Marques (BRZ), Leo Callaghan (WAL).

Result: Uruguay 2 – France 1 (2:1)

Scores: 0:1 de Bourgoing 16 pen, 1:1 Rocha 27, 2:1 Cortés 32

Uruguay (4-3-3): [1] Ladislao Mazurkiewicz; – [15] Luis Ubiña, [2] Horacio Troche (c), [3] Jorge Manicera, [6] Omar Caetano; – [7] Julio César Cortés, [5] Néstor Gonçálves, [10] Pedro Rocha; – [18] Milton Viera, [9] José Francisco Sasia Lugo, [11] Domingo Pérez.

France (4-2-4): [1] Marcel Aubour; – [12] Jean Djorkaeff, [2] Marcel Artelesa (c), [5] Bernard Bosquier, [6] Robert Budzinski; – [4] Joseph Bonnel, [20] Jacques Simon; – [15] Yves Herbet, [13] Phillippe Gondet, [10] Hector de Bourgoing, [14] Gerard Hausser.

Players Booked: Simon (FRA). Caution to Simon for spitting at the referee leaving the field confirmed. Simon was cautioned that if he were guilty of other unsporting behavior, he would be suspended immediately.

England 2 - Mexico 0

Game 13: Saturday 16 July 1966 (15:00) Wembley Stadium, London.

(Attendance: 92,570)

Referee and Assistants: Concetto Lo Bello (ITA), Menachem Ashkenazi (ISR), Choi Duk-Ryung (DRK)

Result: England 2 – Mexico 0 (1:0)

Scores: 1:0 Bobby Charlton 36, 2:0 Roger Hunt 76.

England (4-1-2-3): [1] Gordon Banks; – [2] George Cohen, [5] Jackie Charlton, [6] Bobby Moore (c), [3] Ray Wilson; – [4] Nobby Stiles; – [16] Martin Peters, [9] Bobby Charlton; – [19] Terence Lionel Paine, [21] Roger Hunt, [8] Jimmy Greaves.

Mexico (1-4-3-3): [12] Ignacio Calderón; – [4] Jesús del Muro López; – [2] Arturo Chaires, [14] Gabriel Núñes, [15] Guillermo Hernández, [3] Gustavo Peña (c); – [6] Isidoro Díaz, [5] Ignacio Jáuregui Díaz, [19] Salvador Reyes; – [20] Enrique Borja, [8] Aarón Padilla.

1966 World Cup Teams

Game 17: Tuesday 19 July 1966 (16:30) Wembley Stadium, London.

(Attendance: 61,112)

Referee and Assistants: Bertil Wilhelm Lööw (SWE), Concetto Lo Bello (ITA), Claudio Vicuña Larráin (CHI).

1966 World Cup Fun Fact: Antonio Carbajal Rodríguez was playing in his fifth World Cup Finals.

Result: Uruguay 0 – Mexico 0

Uruguay (1-4-2-3): [1] Ladislao Mazurkiewicz; – [2] Horacio Troche (c); – [15] Luis Ubiña, [5] Nestor Goncalvez, [3] Jorge Manicera, [6] Omar Caetano; – [7] Julio Cesar Cortés, [18] Milton Viera; – [9] José Francisco Sasia, [10] Pedro Rocha, [11] Domingo Pérez.

Mexico (4-2-4): [1] Antonio Carbajal Rodríguez; – [2] Arturo Chaires, [14] Gabriel Núñes, [15] Guillermo Hernández, [3] Gustavo Peña (c); – [6] Isidoro Díaz, [17] Magdaleno Mercado; – [19] Salvador Reyes, [9] Ernesto Cisneros Salcedo, [20] Enrique Borja, [8] Aarón Padilla.

England 2 - France 0

Game 21: Wednesday 20 July 1966 (19:30) Wembley Stadium, London.

(Attendance: 98,270)

Referee and Assistants: Arturo Máximo Yamasaki Maldonado (PER), Karol Galba (TCH), Dimitar Rumentchev (BUL).

Result: England 2 – France 0 (1:0)

Scores: 1:0 Roger Hunt 36, 2:0 Roger Hunt 76.

England (4-3-3): [1] Gordon Banks; – [2] George Cohen, [5] Jackie Charlton, [6] Bobby Moore (c), [3] Ray Wilson, – [4] Nobby Stiles; – [16] Martin Peters, [9] Bobby Charlton; – [20] Ian Robert Callaghan, [21] Roger Hunt, [8] Jimmy Greaves.

France (4-3-3): [1] Marcel Aubour; – [12] Jean Djorkaeff, [2] Marcel Artelesa (c), [5] Bernard Bosquier, [6] Robert Budzinski; – [4] Joseph Bonnel, [16] Robert Herbin, [20] Jacques Simon; – [15] Yves Herbet, [13] Phillippe Gondet, [14] Gerard Hausser.

Booked: Nobby Stiles (ENG) for ‘rough play’ bad late challenge on Simon.

GROUP B – Argentina, Spain, Switzerland, And West Germany

West Germany 5 - Switzerland 0

Game 2: Tuesday 12 July 1966 (19:30) Hillsborough, Sheffield.

(Attendance: 36,127)

Referee and Assistants: Hugh ‘Tiny’ Phillips (SCO), John ‘Jack’ Adair (NIR), Bertil Lööw (SWE).

Result: West Germany 5 – Switzerland 0 (3:0)

Scores: 1:0 Held 16, 2:0 Haller 21, 3:0 Beckenbauer 40, 4:0 Beckenbauer 62, 5:0 Haller 77 pen.

Germany (1-3-3-3): [1] Hans Tilkowski; – [5] Willi Schulz; – [2] Horst-Dieter Höttges, [6] Wolfgang Weber, [3] Karl-Heinz Schnellinger; – [4] Franz Anton Beckenbauer, [8] Helmut Haller, [7] Albert Bülls; – [9] Uwe Seeler (c), [12] Wolfgang Overath, [10] Siegfried Held.

Switzerland (4-2-4): [1] Karl Elsener; – [9] André Grobéty, [20] Ely Tacchella, [7] Hans-Rudolf Fuhrer, [18] Heinz Schneiter (c), – [4] Heinz Bäni, [6] Richard Dürr; – [15] Karl Odermatt, [13] Friedrich ‘Fritz’ Künzli, [10] Robert Hosp, [17] Jean-Claude Schindelholz.

Argentina 2 - Spain 1

Game 6: Wednesday 13 July 1966 (19:30) Villa Park, Birmingham.

(Attendance: 47,982)

Referee and Assistants: Dimitar Rumanchev (BUL), Arturo Yamasaki (PER), Konstantin Zečević (YUG).

Result: Argentina 2 – Spain 1 (0:0)

Scores: 1:0 Artime 65, 1:1 Roma o.g. (officially given to Pirri) 71, 2:1 Artime 77.

Argentina (4-3-1-2): [1] Antonio Roma; – [7] Silvio Marzolini, [4] Roberto Alfredo Perfumo, [12] Rafael Jorge Albrecht, [8] Roberto Oscar Ferreiro; – [15] Jorge Raúl Solari Justo, [10] Antonio Ubaldo Rattín (c), [16] Alberto Mario González; – [20] Ermindo Ángel Onega; – [19] Luis Artime, [21] Oscar Tomás Más Magallán.

Spain (4-3-3): [1] José Ángel Iríbar Cortajarena, – [2] Manuel Sanchís Martínez, [18] José Martínez Sánchez ‘Pirri’, [17] Francisco Fernádez Rodríguez ‘Gallego’, [3] Eladio Silvestre Graells; – [5] Ignacio Zoco Esparza, [20] Joaquín Peiró Lucas, [4] Luis del Sol Cascajares; – [7] José Armando Ufarte Ventoso, [10] Luis Suárez Miramontes, [11] Francisco Gento López (c).

Spain 2 - Switzerland 1

Game 10: Friday 15 July 1966 (19:30) Hillsborough, Sheffield.

(Attendance: 32,028)

Referee and Assistants: Tofik Bakhramov (URS), Istvan Zsolt (HUN), Hugh Phillips (SCO).

Result: Spain 2 – Switzerland 1 (0:1)

Scores: 0:1 Quentin 31, 1:1 Sanchís 57, 2:1 Amancio 75.

Spain (4-2-4): [1] José Ángel Iríbar; – [2] Manuel Sanchís, [18] José ‘Pirri’, [17] Francisco ‘Gallego’, [15] Severino Reija Vásquez; – [5] Ignacio Zoco, [4] Luis del Sol; – [8] Amancio Amaro Varela, [20] Joaquín Peiró, [10] Luis Suárez, [11] Francisco Gento (c).

Switzerland (4-3-3): [1] Karl Elsener; – [7] Hansrudi Führer, [14] Werner Leimgruber, [3] Kurt Armbruster, [5] René Brodmann (c); – [4] Heinz Bäni, [19] Xavier Stierli, [8] Vittore Gottardi; – [11] Jakob ‘Köbi’ Kühn, [10] Robert Hosp, [16] René-Pierre Quentin.

Argentina 0 - West Germany 0

Game 14: Saturday 16 July 1966 (15:00) Villa Park, Birmingham.

(51,149) Konstantin Zečević (YUG), Joaquim Fernandes dos Campos (POR), Bertil Lööw (SWE).

Result: Argentina 0 – West Germany 0

Argentina (4-3-1-2): [1] Antonio Roma; – [8] Roberto Oscar Ferreiro, [4] Roberto Perfumo, [12] Rafael Albrecht, [7] Silvio Marzolini, – [15] Jorge Solari, [10] Antonio Rattín (c), [16] Alberto González; – [20] Ermindo Onega; – [19] Luis Artime, [21] Oscar Más.

Germany (1-3-3-3): [1] Hans Tilkowski; – [5] Willi Schulz; – [2] Horst Dieter Höttges, [6] Wolfgang Weber, [3] Karl-Heinz Schnellinger; – [4] Franz Beckenbauer, [8] Helmut Haller, [12] Wolfgang Overath; – [7] Albert Brülls, [9] Uwe Seeler (c), [10] Siggi Held.

Sent off: Albrecht (67′ ARG).

Platyers Booked: Beckenbauer (GER). Caution to Beckenbauer for dangerous play confirmed. Rafael Albrecht was ordered off for repeated dangerous play and suspended from the next game.

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Game 18: Tuesday 19 July 1966 (19:30), Hillsborough, Sheffield.

(Attendance: 31,443)

Referee and Assistants: Joaquim Fernandes dos Campos (POR), Tofik Bakhramov (URS), Istvan Zsolt (HUN)

Result: Argentina 2 – Switzerland 0 (0:0)

Scores: 1:0 Artime 52, 2:0 Onega 79.

Argentina (4-3-1-2): [1] Antonio Roma; – [8] Roberto Ferreiro, [4] Roberto Perfumo, [6] Oscar Osvaldo Calics, [7] Silvio Marzolini; – [15] Jorge Solari, [10] Antonio Rattín (c), [16] Alberto González, [20] Ermindo Onega; – [19] Luis Artime, [21] Oscar Más.

Switzerland (4-3-3): [12] Leo Eichmann; – [5] Rene Brodmann (c), [13] Fritz Künzli, [3] Kurt Armbruster, [7] Hansrudi Führer; – [4] Heinz Bäni, [19] Xavier Stierli, [8] Vittore Gottardi, – [11] Köbi Kühn, [10] Robert Hosp, [16] Rene Pierre Quentin.

Game 22: Wednesday 20 July 1966 (19:30), Villa Park, Birmingham.

(Attendance: 51,875)

Referee and Assistants: Armando Marques (BRZ), Claudio Vicuña (CHI), Choi Duk-Ryong (DRK)

West Germany 2 - Spain 1

Result: West Germany 2 – Spain 1 (1:1)

Scores: 0:1 Fuste 23, 1:1 Emmerich 39, 2:1 Seeler 84.

Germany (1-3-2-4): [1] Hans Tilkowski; – [5] Willi Schulz; – [2] Horst Dieter Höttges, [6] Wolfgang Weber, [3] Karl-Heinz Schnellinger; – [4] Franz Beckenbauer, [12] Wolfgang Overath; – [19] Werner Krämer, [9] Uwe Seeler (c), [10] Siggi Held, [11] Lothar Emmerich.

Spain (4-3-3): [1] José Ángel Iríbar; – [2] Manuel Sanchís, [6] Jesús Glaría Roldán, [17] Francisco ‘Gallego’, [15] Severino Reija; – [5] Ignacio Zoco (c), [9] Marcelino Martínez Cao, [22] Carlos Lapetra Coarosa; – [21] Adelardo Rodríguez Sánchez, [19] José Maria Fusté Blanch, [8] Amancio Amaro.

Players Booked: Glaria (ESP), Overath (GER). Caution to Overath for dissenting from the referee’s decision and Glaria for dangerous play.

GROUP C – Brazil, Bulgaria, Hungary, And Portugal

garrincha dribbling the ball

Game 3: Tuesday 12 July 1966 (19:30) Goodison Park, Liverpool.

(Attendance: 52,847)

Referee and Assistants: Kurt Waldemar Tschenscher (GER), George McCabe (ENG), John Keith ‘Jack’ Taylor (ENG).

Result: Brazil 2 – Bulgaria 0 (1:0)

Scores: 1:0 Pelé 13, 2:0 Garrincha 63.

Brazil (4-2-4): [1] GILMAR Dos Santos Neves; – [2] Djalma dos SANTOS, [4] Hideraldo Luis BELLINI (c), [6] Gomes de Figueiredo ALTAIR, [8] PAULO HENRIQUE Souza de Oliveira; – [13] Custodio Machado DENILSON, [14] Antonio dos Santos LIMA; – [16] Manuel Francisco dos Santos ‘GARRINCHA’, [18] Martha de Freitas ALCINDO, [10] Edson Arantes Do Nascimento ‘PELÉ’, [17] Ventura Filho Jair ‘JAIRZINHO’.

Bulgaria (4-2-4): [1] Georgi Spirov Naidenov; – [2] Alexander Stefanov Šalamanov, [3] Ivan Kolev Vutsov, [4] Boris Atanasov Gaganelov (c), [5] Dimitar Duškov Penev; – [8] Stojan Kirilov Kitov, [10] Dobromir Georgiev Zheĉev (man marked Pele); – [7] Dinko Tsvetov Dermendžiev, [9] Georgi Asparukhov Rangelov, [13] Dimitar Nikolov Yakimov, [11] Ivan Petkov Kolev.

Booked: Kolev (BUL), DENILSON (BRZ).

Portugal 3 - Hungary 1

Game 7: Wednesday 13 July 1966 (19:30) Old Trafford, Manchester.

(Attendance: 37,311)

Referee and Assistants: Leo Callaghan (WAL), William ‘Bill’ Clements (ENG), Kevin Howley (ENG).

Result: Portugal 3 – Hungary 1 (1:0)

Scores: 1:0 Augusto 2, 1:1 Bene 60, 2:1 Augusto 65, 3:1 Torres 88.

Portugal (4-2-4): [2] Joaquim da Silva Carvalho; – [17] João Pedro Morais, [4] Vicente Lucas, [9] Hilário Rosário de Conceição, [20] José Alexandre da Silva Baptista; – [16] Jaime da Silva Graça, [10] Mário Esteves Coluna (c); – [12] José Augusto Pinto de Almeida, [13] Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, [18] José Augusto da Costa Séneca Torres, [11] António José Simões da Costa .

Hungary (4-2-4): [1] Antal Szentmihályi; – [3] Sándor Mátrai, [6] Ferenc Sipos (c), [4] Kálmán Sóvári, [2] Benõ Káposzta; – [5] Kálmán Mészöly, [14] István Nagy; – [7] Ferenc Bene, [9] Flórián Albert, [10] János Farkas, [11] Gyula Rákosi.

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Game 11: Friday 15 July 1966 (19:30) Goodison Park, Liverpool.

(Attendance: 57,455)

Referee and Assistants: Kenneth Dagnall (ENG), Kevin Howley (ENG), Arturo Yamasaki (POR).

Result: Hungary 3 – Brazil 1 (1:1)

Scores: 1:0 Bene 3, 1:1 Tostão 15, 2:1 Farkas 64, 3:1 Mészöly 72 pen.

Hungary (4-2-4): [21] József Gelei; – [3] Sándor Mátrai, [6] Ferenc Sipos (c), [17] Gusztáv Szepesi, [2] Benõ Káposzta; – [5] Kálmán Mészöly, [13] Imre Mathesz; – [7] Ferenc Bene, [9] Flórián Albert, [10] János Farkas, [11] Gyula Rákosi.

Brazil (4-2-4): [1] GILMAR; – [2] D. SANTOS, [4] BELLINI (c), [6] ALTAIR, [8] PAULO HENRIQUE; – [14] LIMA, [11] GERSON Nunes de Oliveira; – [16] GARRINCHA, [18] ALCINDO, [20] Eduardo Goncalves de Andrade ‘TOSTÃO’, [17] JAIRZINHO.

Portugal 3 - Bulgaria 0

Game 15: Saturday 16 July 1966 (15:00) Old Trafford, Manchester.

(Attendance: 33,355)

Referee and Assistants: José Maria Codesal (URU), Roberto Héctor Goicoechea (ARG), Kurt Tschenscher (GER).

Result: Portugal 3 – Bulgaria 0 (2:0)

Scores: 1:0 Vutsov 7 (o.g), 2:0 Eusébio 38, 3:0 Torres 82.

Portugal (4-2-4): [3] José Pereira; – [22] Alberto Augusto Antunes Festa, [5] Germano Luís de Figuereido, [9] Hilário, [4] Vincente; – [16] Graça, [10] Coluna (c); – [12] Augusto, [13] Eusébio, [18] Torres, [11] Simões.

Bulgaria (4-2-4): [1] Georgi Naidenov; – [2] Alexander Šalamanov, [3] Ivan Vutsov, [4] Boris Gaganelov (c), [5] Dimitar Penev; – [6] Petar Petev Zhekov, [10] Dobromir Zheĉev; – [7] Dinko Dermendžiev, [9] Georgi Asparukhov, [13] Dimitar Yakimov, [16] Alexandar Dimitrov Kostov.

Players Booked: Dermendžiev (BUL), Eusébio (POR). Cautions to Eusébio and Dermendžiev for foul play

Portugal 3 - Brazil 1

Game 19: Tuesday 19 July 1966 (19:30) Goodison Park, Liverpool.

(Attendance: 62,204)

Referee and Assistants: George McCabe (ENG), Leo Callaghan (WAL), Ken Dagnall (ENG).

Result: Portugal 3 – Brazil 1 (2:0)

Scores: 1:0 Simóes 15, 2:0 Eusébio 24, 2:1 Rildo 71, 3:1 Eusébio 85.

Portugal (4-2-4): [3] José Pereira; – [17] Morais, [4] Vincente, [9] Hilário, [20] Baptista; – [16] Graça, [10] Coluna (c); – [12] Augusto, [13] Eusébio, [18] Torres, [11] Simões.

Brazil (4-2-4): [12] Hailton Correa Arruda MANGA; – [3] José Maria dos Santos FIDELIS, [7] Pecanha de Carvalho ‘ORLANDO’ (c), [9] RILDO da Costa Menezes, [5] Hercules Ruas BRITO, – [13] DENILSON, [14] LIMA; – [17] JAIRZINHO, [19] Walter Machado SILVA, [10] PELÉ, [21] Ademir de Barros PARANA.(After Pelé was cropped by Morais in the first half, he limped out the rest of the game on the left wing, with Jairzinho going to center-forward and Parana on the right wing.)

Game 23: Wednesday 20 July 1966 (19:30) Old Trafford, Manchester.

(Attendance: 22,064)

Referee and Assitants: Roberto Goicoechea (ARG), Juan Gardezabál Garay (ESP), José Maria Codesal (URU).

Result: Hungary 3 – Bulgaria 1 (2:1)

Scores: 0:1 Asparukhov 15, 1:1 Davidov 42 (o.g.), 2:1 Mészöly 44, 3:1 Bene 53.

Hungary (4-2-4): [21] József Gelei; – [3] Sándor Mátrai, [6] Ferenc Sipos (c), [17] Gusztáv Szepesi, [2] Benõ Káposzta; – [5] Kálmán Mészöly, [13] Imre Mathesz; – [7] Ferenc Bene, [9] Flórián Albert, [10] János Farkas, [11] Gyula Rákosi.

Bulgaria (4-2-4): [21] Simeon Ivanov Simeonov; – [15] Dimitar Simeonov Largov, [3] Ivan Vutsov, [4] Boris Gaganelov (c), [5] Dimitar Penev; – [20] Ivan Aleksandrov Davidov, [10] Dobromir Zheĉev; – [14] Nikola Todorov Kotkov, [9] Georgi Asparukhov, [13] Dimitar Yakimov, [11] Ivan Kolev.

GROUP D – Chile, Italy, North Korea, And The Soviet Union

Soviet Union 3 - North Korea 0

Game 4: Tuesday 12 July 1966 (19:30) Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough.

(Attendance: 22,568)

Referee and Assistants: Juan Gardezábal Garay (ESP), Aly Hussein Kandil (UAR), Gottfried Dienst (SUI).

Result: Soviet Union 3 – North Korea 0 (2:0)

1:0 Malofeev 30, 2:0 Baniševski 31, 3:0 Malofeev 88.

USSR (1-3-2-4): [21] Anzor Amberkovć Kavazašvili; – [6] Albert Alekseević Šesternev (c); – [4] Vladimir Alekseević Ponomarev, [7] Murtaz Kalistratović Khurtsilava, [3] Leonid Alfonsović Ostrovski; – [14] Georgii Vladimirović Sićinava, [8] Ìožef Ìožefović Sabo; – [11] Igor Leonidović Ćislenko, [19] Эduard Vasilević Malofeev, [18] Anatoli Andreević Baniševski, [15] Galimzyan Salikhović Khusainov.

North Korea (4-2-4): [1] Lee Chan-Myung, – [2] Park Li-Sup, [5] Lim Zoong-Sun, [4] Kang Bong-Chil, [3] Shin Yung-Kyoo; – [8] Park Seung-Zin (c), [6] Im Seung-Hwi; – [11] Han Bong-Zin, [7] Park Doo-Ik, [10] Kang Ryong-Woon, [12] Kim Seung-Il.

Players Booked: Khurtsilava (URS). Caution to Khurtislava for dangerous play confirmed.

Game 8: Wednesday 13 July 1966 (19:30) Roker Park, Sunderland.

(Attendance: 30,956)

Referee and Assistants: Gottfried Dienst (SUI), Rudolf Kreitlein (GER), James ‘Jim’ Finney (ENG).

Result: Italy 2 – Chile 0 (1:0)

Scores: 1:0 Mazzola 9, 2:0 Barison 88.

Italy (1-3-3-3): [1] Enrico Albertosi; – [22] Sandro Salvadore (c); – [5] Taricisio Burgnich, [21] Roberto Rosato, [6] Giacinto Facchetti; – [13] Giovanni Lodetti, [4] Giacomo Bulgarelli, [19] Gianni Rivera; – [14] Alessandro Mazzola, [17] Marino Perani, [3] Paolo Barison.

Chile (4-2-4): [13] Juan Carlos Olivares Marambio; – [6] Luis Armando Eyzaguirre Silva, [4] Humberto Cruz Silva, [7] Elias Ricardo Figueroa Brander, [21] Hugo Villanueva (c); – [14] Ignacio Prieto Urrejola, [12] Rubén Marcos Peralta; – [18] Armano Tobar Vargas, [8] Alberto Fouilloux Ahumada, [17] Leonel Guillermo Sánchez Lineros, [1] Pero Araya Toro.

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Game 12: Friday 15 July 1966 (19:30) Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough.

(Attendance: 15,887)

Referee and Assistants: Aly Hussein Kandil (UAR), Ernest Crawford (ENG), Jim Finney (ENG).

Result: Chile 1 – North Korea 1 (1:0)

Scores: 1:0 Marcos 27 pen, 1:1 Park Seung-zin 88.

Chile (4-2-4): [13] Juan Olivares; – [20] Alberto Aldo Valentini González, [4] Humberto Cruz, [7] Elias Figueroa, [21] Hugo Villanueva (c); – [14] Ignacio Prieto, [12] Ruben Marcos; – [11] Honorio Landa Vera, [8] Alberto Fouilloux, [17] Leonel Sánchez, [1] Pero Araya,

North Korea (4-2-4): [1] Lee Chan-Myung; – [2] Park Lee-Sup, [5] Lim Zoong-Sun, [13] Oh Yoon-Kyung, [3] Shin Young-Kyoo; – [8] Park Seung-Zin (c), [6] Im Seung-Hwi; – [11] Han Bong-Zin, [7] Park Doo-Ik, [16] Lee Dong-Woon, [12] Kim Seung-Il.

Players Booked: Marcos (CHI). Caution to Marcos for dissenting from the referee’s decision confirmed.

Game 16: Saturday 16 July 1966 (15:00) Roker Park, Sunderland.

(Attendance: 31,989)

Referee and Assistants: Rudolf Kreitlein (GER), Aly Hussein Kandil (UAR), Ernie Crawford (ENG).

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Result: Soviet Union 1 – Italy 0 (0:0)

Scores: Ćislenko 57.

USSR (1-3-2-4): [1] Lev Ivanović Yašin; – [6] Albert Šesternev (c); – [4] Vladimir Ponomarev, [7] Murtaz Khurtsilava, [10] Vasili Savelević Danilov; – [12] Valeri Ivanović Voronin, [8] Ìožef Sabo; – [11] Igor Ćislenko, [19] Эduard Malofeev, [18] Anatoli Baniševski, [15] Galimzyan Khusainov.

Italy (4-3-3): [1] Enrico Albertosi; – [5] Taricisio Burgnich, [21] Roberto Rosato, [22] Sandro Salvadore (c), [6] Giacinto Facchetti; – [13] Giovanni Lodetti, [4] Giacomo Bulgarelli, [12] Gianfranco Leoncini; – [14] Alessandro Mazzola, [15] Luigi Meroni, [16] Enzio Pascutti.

Players Booked: Sabo (URS). Caution to Sabo for dissent confirmed.

Game 20: Tuesday 19 July 1966 (19:30) Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough.

(Attendance: 18,727)

Referee and Assistants: Pierre Schwinte (FRA), Jack Adair (NIR), Jack Taylor (ENG).

Result: North Korea 1 – Italy 0 (1:0)

Scores: Park Doo-Ik 42.

North Korea (4-2-4): [1] Lee Chan-Myung; – [3] Shin Yung-Kyoo, [14] Ha Yung-Won, [13] Oh Yoon-Kyung, [5] Lim Zoong-Sun; – [8] Park Seung-Zin (c), [6] Im Seung-Hwi; – [11] Han Bong-Zin, [7] Park Doo-Ik, [17] Kim Bong-Hwan, [15] Yang Seung-Kook.

Italy (4-2-4): [1] Enrico Albertosi; – [11] Spartaco Landini, [9] Francesco Janich (last cap), [8] Aristide Guarneri, [6] Giacinto Facchetti; – [4] Giacomo Bulgarelli (c), [7] Romano Fogli; – [14] Alessandro Mazzola, [17] Marino Perani (last cap)[19] Gianni Rivera, [3] Paolo Barison (last cap).

Soviet Union 2 - Chile 1

Game 24: Wednesday 20 July 1966 (19:30) Roker Park, Sunderland.

(Attendance: 22,590)

Referee and Assistants: Jack Adair (NIR), Bill Clements (ENG), Pierre Schwinte (FRA).

Result: Soviet Union 2 – Chile 1 (1:1)

Scores: 1:0 Porkuyan 29, 1:1 Marcos 33, 2:1 Porkuyan 87.

USSR (4-2-4): [21] Anzor Kavazašvili; – [9] Viktor Pavlović Getmanov, [6] Albert Šesternev (c), [5] Valentin Ivanović Afonin, [3] Leonid Ostrovski; – [12] Valeri Voronin, [13] Aleksei Aleksandrović Korneev; – [16] Slava Kalistratović Metreveli, [2] Viktor Petrović Serebryanikov, [20] Эduard Artemović Markarov, [17] Valeri Semenović Porkuyan.

Chile (4-2-4): [13] Juan Olivares; – [20] Aldo Valentini, [4] Humberto Cruz, [7] Elias Figueroa, [21] Hugo Villanueva (c); – [14] Ignacio Prieto, [12] Ruben Marcos; – [11] Honorio Landa, [22] Guillermo Yávar Romo, [17] Leonel Sánchez, [1] Pero Araya.

1966 World Cup Quarter Finals

Argentina vs England World Cup match

Game 25: Saturday 23 July 1966 (15:00) Wembley Stadium, London.

(Attendance: 90,584)

Referee and Assistants: Rudolf Kreitlein (GER), Gottfried Dienst (SUI), Istvan Zsolt (HUN).

Result: England 1 – Argentina 0 (0:0)

Scores: Hurst 79

ENG (4-1-3-2): [1] Gordon Banks; – [2] George Cohen, [5] Jackie Charlton, [6] Bobby Moore(c), [3] Ray Wilson; – [4] Nobby Stiles; – [7] Alan Ball, [9] Bobby Charlton, [16] Martin Peters; – [21] Roger Hunt, [10] Geoffrey Charles Hurst. (Ramsey played his 4-4-2 gamble for the first time in the Worly Cup).

ARG (4-3-1-2): [1] Antonio Roma; – [8] Roberto Ferreiro, [4] Roberto Perfumo, [12] Rafael Albrecht, [7] Silvio Marzolini; – [15] Jorge Solari, [10] Antonio Rattín (c), [16] Alberto González; – [20] Ermindo Onega; – [19] Luis Artime, [21] Oscar Más.

Players Sent Off: Rattín (35)

Players Booked: Rattín, Solari, Artime (ARG); Jack Charlton, Bobby Charlton (ENG).

Soviet Union 2 - Hungary 1

Game 26: Saturday 23 July 1966 (15:00) Roker Park, Sunderland.

(Attendance: 26,844)

Referee and Assistants: Juan Gardezábal (ESP), Joaquim Fernandes dos Campos (POR), José Maria Codesal (URU).

Result: Soviet Union 2 – Hungary 1 (1:0)

Scores: 1:0 Ćislenko 5, 2:0 Porkuyan 48, 2:1 Bene 58.

USSR (4-2-4): [1] Lev Yašin; – [4] Vladimir Ponomarev, [6] Albert Šesternev (c), [12] Valeri Voronin, [10] Valeri Danilov; – [15] Galimzyan Khusainov; [8] Ìožef Sabo; – [11] Igor Ćislenko, [18] Anatoli Baniševski, [19] Эduard Malofeev, [17] Valeri Porkuyan.

Hungary (1-4-3-2): [21] József Gelei; – [3] Sándor Matrai; – [17] Gusztáv Szepesi, [5] Kálmán Meszöly (c), [6] Ferenc Sipos, [2] Benõ Kaposzta; – [14] István Nagy, [9] Flórián Albert, [11] Gyula Rákosi; – [7] Ferenc Bene, [10] János Farkas.

Portugal vs North Korea

Game 27: Saturday 23 July 1966 (15:00) Goodison Park, Liverpool.

(Attendance: 51,780)

Referee and Assistants: Menachem Ashkenazi (ISR), Pierre Schwinte (FRA), Karol Galba (TCH).

Result: Portugal 5 – North Korea 3 (2:3)

Scores: 0:1 Park Seung-zin 55 secs, 0:2 Lee Dong-woon 20, 0:3 Yang Seung-kook 24, 1:3 Eusébio 26, 2:3 Eusébio 43 pen, 3:3 Eusébio 57, 4:3 Eusébio 60 pen, 5:3 Augusto 80.

Portugal (4-2-4): [3] José Pereira; – [17] Morais, [4] Vincente, [9] Hilário, [20] Baptista; – [16] Graça, [10] Coluna (c); – [12] Augusto, [13] Eusébio, [18] Torres, [11] Simões.

North Korea (4-2-4): [1] Lee Chan-myung; – [3] Shin Yung-kyoo, [14] Ha Yung-won, [13] Oh Yoon-kyung, [5] Lim Zoong-sun; – [8] Park Seung-zin (c), [6] Im Seung-hwi; – [11] Han Bong-zin, [7] Park Doo-ik, [16] Lee Dong-woon, [15] Yang Seung-kook.

Players Booked Coluna (POR). Caution to Mario Coluna for dangerous play, cofirmed.

West Germany 4 - Uruguay 0

Game 28: Saturday 23 July 1966 (15:00) Hillsborough, Sheffield.

(Attendance: 33,751)

Referee and Assistants: Jim Finney (ENG), Hugh Phillips (SCO), Aly Hussein Kandil (UAR).

Result: West Germany 4 – Uruguay 0 (1:0)

Scores: 1:0 Haller 11, 2:0 Beckenbauer 70, 3:0 Seeler 77, 4:0 Haller 84.

Germany (4-3-3): [1] Hans Tilkowski – [2] Horst Dieter Höttges, [6] Wolfgang Weber, [5] Willi Schulz, [3] Karl-Heinz Schnellinger; – [4] Franz Beckenbauer, [8] Helmut Haller, [12] Wolfgang Overath; – [10] Siggi Held, [9] Uwe Seeler, [11] Lothar Emmerich.

Uruguay (4-3-3): [1] Ladislao Mazurkiewicz; – [15] Luis Ubiña, [2] Horacio Troche (c), [3] Jorge Manicera, [6] Omar Caetano; – [17] Héctor Salva González, [5] Nestor Goncalvez, [19] Hector Silva; – [7] Julio Cesar Cortés, [10] Pedro Rocha, [11] Domingo Pérez.

Players Sent off: Troche (49), Silva (54).

Players Booked: Silva (URU), Weber (GER).

Important Fact: Some sources award the first goal to Held, his shot was deflected in by Haller.

1966 World Cup Semi Finals

West Germany 2 - Soviet Union 1

Game 29: Monday 25 July 1966 (19:30) Goodison Park, Liverpool.

(Attendance: 38,273)

Referee and Assistants: Concetto Lo Bello (ITA), Juan Gardezábal (ESP), José Maria Codesal (URU).

Result: West Germany 2 – Soviet Union 1 (1:0)

Scores: 1:0 Haller 43, 2:0 Beckenbauer 68, 2:1 Porkuyan 87.

Germany (1-3-2-4): [1] Hans Tilkowski; – [5] Willi Schulz; – [14] Alfred ‘Friedel’ Lutz (12th and last cap), [6] Wolfgang Weber, [3] Karl-Heinz Schnellinger; – [4] Franz Beckenbauer, [12] Wolfgang Overath; – [8] Helmut Haller, [9] Uwe Seeler (c), [10] Siggi Held, [11] Lothar Emmerich.

USSR (1-3-2-4): [1] Lev Yašin; – [6] Albert Šesternev (c); – [4] Vladimir Ponomarev, [12] Valeri Voronin, [10] Valeri Danilov; – [15] Galimzyan Khusainov, [8] Ìožef Sabo; – [11] Igor Ćislenko, [18] Anatoli Baniševski, [19] Эduard Malofeev, [17] Valeri Porkuyan.

Players Sent off: Ćislenko (44)

Players Booked: Voronin (URS), Beckenbauer(GER). At the time, Beckenbauer’s caution was diplomatically un-confirmed by FIFA, so Beckenbauer was free to play in the final.

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Game 30: Tuesday 26 July 1966 (19:30) Wembley Stadium, London (note venue switched by FA from Goodison Park)

(Attendance: 94,493)

Referee and Assistants: Pierre Schwinte (FRA), Konstantin Zečević (YUG), Arturo Yamasaki (PER).

Result: England 2 – Portugal 1 (1:0)

Scores: 1:0 R.Charlton 30, 2:0 R.Charlton 79, 2:1 Eusébio 82 pen.

England (4-1-2-3): [1] Gordon Banks; – [2] George Cohen, [5] Jackie Charlton, [6] Bobby Moore (c), [3] Ray Wilson; – [4] Nobby Stiles; – [9] Bobby Charlton, [16] Martin Peters; – [7] Alan Ball, [21] Roger Hunt, [10] Geoff Hurst.

Portugal (4-2-4): [3] José Pereira; – [22] Festa, [21] José Carlos da Silva José, [9] Hilário, [20] Baptista; – [16] Graça, [10] Coluna (c); – [12] Augusto, [13] Eusébio, [18] Torres, [11] Simões.

Third Place Match

Portugal 2 - Soviet Union 1

Game 31: Thursday 28 July 1966 (19:30) Wembley Stadium, London.

(Attendance: 87,696)

Referee and Assistants: Ken Dagnall (ENG), Kevin Howley (ENG), Aly Hussein Kandil (UAR).

Result: Portugal 2 – Soviet Union 1 (1:1)

Scores: 1:0 Eusébio 12 pen, 1:1 Malofeev 44, 2:1 Torres 88.

Portugal (4-2-4): [3] José Pereira; – [22] Festa, [21] José Carlos, [9] Hilário, [20] Baptista; – [16] Graça, [10] Coluna (c); – [12] Augusto, [13] Eusébio, [18] Torres, [11] Simões.

USSR (4-2-4): [1] Lev Yašin (c); – [4] Vladimir Ponomarev, [7] Murtaz Khurtsilava, [12] Valeri Voronin, [10] Valeri Danilov; – [13] Alexei Korneev, [14] Georgi Sićinava; – [16] Slava Metreveli, [18] Anatoli Baniševski, [19] Эduard Malofeev, [2] Viktor Serebryanikov.

Final Match Of The 1966 World Cup

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Game 32: Saturday 30 July 1966 (15:00) Wembley Stadium, London.

(Attendance: 96,924)

Referee and Assistants: Gottfried Dienst (SUI), Tofik Bakhramov (URS), Karol Galba (TCH).

After all alterations and adjustments had been made, the total number of spectators for the 32 matches played on eight grounds was 2,094,435.

Of these, tickets were issued for 1,642,829, a figure which included, in addition to the tickets sold, those given as complimentary and for places taken up by the press, radio, and television personnel.

The number of tickets sold was 1,614,677 – the average price per head paid by the spectators at all games was 19s 2½ d – and the total value amounted to £1,551,099 13s 6d another soccer world record (against £1,377,310 Chile 1962). Not all of the tickets sold, of course, were used.

Result: England 4 – West Germany 2 (1:1, 2:2, 3:2)

Scores: 0:1 Haller 13, 1:1 Hurst 19, 2:1 Peters 78, 2:2 Weber 89, 3:2 Hurst 100, 4:2 Hurst 119

England (4-1-3-2): [1] Gordon Banks; – [2] George Cohen, [5] Jackie Charlton, [6] Bobby Moore (c), [3] Ray Wilson; – [4] Nobby Stiles; – [7] Alan Ball, [9] Bobby Charlton, [16] Martin Peters; – [21] Roger Hunt, [10] Geoff Hurst.

Germany (4-2-4): [1] Hans Tilkowski; – [2] Horst Dieter Höttges, [5] Willi Schulz, [6] Wolfgang Weber, [3] Karl-Heinz Schnellinger; – [4] Franz Beckenbauer, [12] Wolfgang Overath; – [8] Helmut Haller, [9] Uwe Seeler (c), [10] Siggi Held, [11] Lothar Emmerich.

Players Booked: Peters (ENG), shirt pulling.

Eusebio scoring a header against North Korea 1966

Top Scorers In The 1966 World Cup

9 goals – Eusébio (POR)

6 goals – Haller (GER)

4 goals – Geoff Hurst (ENG), Beckenbauer (GER), Bene (HUN), Porkuyan (URS)

3 goals – Artime (ARG), Bobby Charlton, Roger Hunt (ENG), Augusto, Torres (POR), Malofeev (URS)

2 goals – Marcos (CHI), Seeler (GER), Mészöly (HUN), Park Seung-Sin (KOR), Ćislenko (URS)

Own goals – Vutzov (BUL) for Portugal., 2 Davidov (BUL) for Hungary

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The Coaches And Reserve Players For Each Country

Argentina: Manager – Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Assistants – Rodolfo Victor Terrecillas, Angel Castro. | [3] Hugo Orlando Gatti (GK aged 21 – 20 caps), [2] Rolando Hugo Irusta (GK 28 – 6), [13] Nelson Juan López (DF 25 – 29), [5] José Varacka (MF 34 – 75), [9] Carmelo Simeone (MF 31 – 60), [11] José Omar Pastoriza (MF 24 – 15), [17] Juan Carlos Sarnari (MF 24 – 59), [18] Alfredo Hugo Rojas (FW 29 – 40), [14] Norberto Mario Chaldú (FW 24 – 6), [22] Anibal Roberto Tarabini (FW 24 – 2). Argentina saw two national coaches resign since the qualification matches. José María Minella just after the qualifying round, and Osvaldo Juan Zubeldía two months before the World Cup finals.

Brazil: Manager – Vicente Ítalo Feola, Assistants – Paulo Lima Amaral, Rudolf de Otero Hermanny, Mário Américo | [15] José Ely de Miranda – ZITO (MF 33 – 36), [22] Jonas Eduardo Américo – ‘EDU’ (FW 16 – 3). NB: Brazil had sent a 27-man squad to England. Carlos Alberto Torres (FB), Dino Sani (CMF), Djalma Pereira Dias Júnior (DF), Servílio de Jesus Filho (FW), and Valdir Joaquim de Moraes (GK) were cut from the squad and sent home before the beginning of the 1996 WC.

Bulgaria: Manager – Rudolf Vytlacil; Assistant – Peter Argirov | [22] Ivan Spasov Deyanov (GK 28 – 8), [19] Vidin Khristov Apostolov (DF 24 – 12), [12] Vassili Metodiev Petrov (MF 31 – 17), [18] Evgeny Valev Yanchovski (MF 26 – 8), [17] Stefan Atanasov Abadzhiev (FW 32 – 25).

Chile: Luis Alamos Luque, (Assists), Gustavo Graf, Raul Araya. | [9] Adán Godoy Rubina (GK 29 – 14), [2] Hugo Berly Silva (DF 22 – 0), [5] Humberto Donoso Bertolotto (CH 27 – 14), [3] Carlos Campos Sánchez (MF 29 – 10), [10] Roberto Hodge Rivera (MF 21 – 9), [15] Jaime Ramírez Banda (MF 34 – 46), [16] Orlando Ramírez Francisco (FW 23 – 11), [19] Francisco Valdés Muños (FW 23 – 11).

North Korea: Myung Re-Hyun (a committee chose the squad). | [9] Lee Keun-Hak (GK 26 – 51), [20] Ryoo Chang-Kil (DF 25 – 2), [18] Ke Seung-Woon (MF 22 – 12), [21] An Se-Bok (MF 19 – 11), [22] Lee Chi-An (MF 21 – 6).

England: Manager – Alfred Ernest Ramsey, Assistants – Les Cocker, Harold Shepherdson, and Wilf McGuiness | [12] Ronald Deryk George Springett (GK-age 30) (b. Fulham 22.07.35) 33caps, [13] Peter Phillip Bonetti (GK – 24) (b. Putney 27.09.41) 1; [14] James Christopher Armfield (RB – 30) (b. Denton 21.09.25) 43c, [15] Gerald Byrne (LB – 27) (b. Liverpool 29.08.38) 2c; [17] Ronald Flowers (CH – 31) (b. Edlington 28.07.34) 49c 10g; [18] Norman Hunter (CD – 22) (b. Eighton Banks 24.10.43) 4c; [22] George Edward Eastham (IL – 29) (b. Blackpool 23.09.36) 19c 2g.

Unlucky: The provisional England squad of 40 players was announced on 7 April, almost two months ahead of the deadline in order to give as much notice as possible to clubs. The 40 included the 22 who eventually were named to the final squad, listed above, plus these 18: Gordon West GK, Everton; Anthony ‘Tony’ Keith Waiters GK, Blackpool; Keith Robert Newton RB, Blackburn Rovers; Chris Lawler RB, Liverpool; Paul Reaney RB, Leeds United; Gordon Milne RH, Liverpool; Marvin Hinton DF, Chelsea; John William Hollins CD, Chelsea; Thomas’ Tommy Smith’ DF, Liverpool; Terence ‘Terry’ Frederick Venables MF, Chelsea; Barry John Bridges FW, Chelsea; Peter Thompson OL, Liverpool; Peter Leslie Osgood FW, Chelsea; Derek William Temple FW, Everton; John Kaye CF, West Bromwich Albion; Frederick Pickering CF, Everton; Joseph ‘Joe’ Henry Baker CF, Nottingham Forest; and Gordon Harris OL, Burnley.

On 6 May, 1966, Ramsey announced the 28 players who would report to Lilleshall national recreation center in Shropshire on 6 June for pre-tournament training. Peter Thompson, Gordon Milne, Keith Newton, and three replacements were also included in the 28 who survived the final cut, in addition to the 22 who survived – Robert ‘Bobby’ Victor Tambling, FW, Chelsea, for Barry Bridges; John Joseph “Budgie” Byrne IF, West Ham United, for Fred Pickering; and Brian Leslie Labone CD, Everton FC, for Marvin Hinton.

Alf Ramsey formally announced the England squad to FIFA and the Press on 3 July, the day of the third match of the tour. It was Ramsey’s preference to assign numbers to each team, with Nos. 1-11 representing the first team and Nos. 12-22 representing the second string. Ramsey’s squad remained intact; no replacements were needed.

Spain: Manager – José ‘Pepe’ Villalonga Llorente; Assistants – Sabino Barinaga Alberdi, Carlos Rodrigo, Jose Jimenez. | [12] Antonio Betancourt Barrera (GK 28 – 2), [13] Miguel Reina Santos (GK 20 – 0), [14] Feliciano Ruiz Muñoz ‘Rivilla’ (DF 29 – 26), [16] Fernando Olivella Pons (FW 30 – 18).

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France: Manager – Henri Guérin. Assistants – Robert Domergue, Lucien Jasseron. | [21] Georges Carnus (GK 23 – 1), [22] Johnny Schuth (GK 24 – 0), [7] Andre Chorda (DF 28 – 20), [18] Jean Claude Piumi (DF 26 – 2), [3] Edmond Baraffe (MF 23 – 3), [17] Lucien Müller (MF 31 – 16), [9] Didier Couécou (FW 21 – 0), [19] Laurent Robuschi (FW 30 – 4).

West Germany: Manager – Helmut Schön; Assistants – Dettmar Cramer, Udo Lattek. | [21] Günter Bernard (GK 26 – 4), [22] Josef Maier (GK 22 – 1), [15] Bernd Patzke (FB 23 – 2), [17] Wolfgang Paul (DF 26 – 0), [18] Klaus-Dieter Sieloff (DF 24 – 8), [16] Max Lorenz (MF 26 – 7), [20] Jürgen Grabowski (FW 22 – 3), [13] Heinz Hornig (FW 28 – 7).

Hungary: Manager – Lajos Baróti; Assistants – G Honti, Rodolf Illovsky. | [22] István Géczi (GK 22 – 2), [18] Kálmán Ihász (DF 24 – 9), [8] Zoltán Varga (MF 21 – 3), [12] Máté Fenyvesi (FW 32 – 76), [15] Dezsõ Molnár (FW 26 – 1), [20] Antal Nagy (FW 22 – 3), [19] Lajos Puskás (FW 21 – 2), [16] Lajos Tichy (FW 31 – 71).

Italy: Manager – Edmondo Fabbri; Assistants – Ferruccio Velcareggi, Carlo Tresoldi, Ulisse Bartolotti. | [2] Roberto Anzolin (GK 28 – 1), [18] Pierluigi Pizzabella (GK 26 – 1), [10] Antonio Juliano (FW 23 – 1), [20] Francesco Rizzo (FW 23 – 2).

Mexico: Manager – Ignacio Trellez Campos; Assistant – Victor Ilizaliturri. | [22] Javier Vargas Rueda (GK 24), [13] José-Luis Guerrero González Dávila (MF 23), [16] Luis Requeiro Urquiola (MF 22), [7] Felipe Ravacalho Cisneros (FW 25), [11] Francisco Jara Garribay (FW 25), [18] Elías Muñoz Rios (FW 24), [21] Ramiro Navarro de Anda (FW 23).

Portugal: Manager – Otto Martins Glória; Assistants – Fernado Caiado, Manuel Marques, Hamilton Pena. | [1] Américo Ferreira LOPEZ (GK 33), [14] FERNANDO da Conçeicão CRUZ (MF 25), [6] Fernando PERES da Silva (MF 24), [19] Custódio João PINTO (MF 24), [15] Manuel Oliveira de Almeida DUARTE (FW 23), [7] Ernesto FIGUEIREDO Cordeiro (FW 29), [8] João Lourenço de Matos Moura – LAURENÇO (FW 24).

Switzerland: Manager – Alfredo Foni; Assistants – Fritz Müller, Rudolf Haari. | [22] Mario Prosperi (GK 20 – 3), [2] Wilhelm “Willy” Allemann (DF 24 – 1), [21] Georges Villeumier (MF 21 – 5).

Soviet Union: Manager – Nikolai Petrović Morozov; Assistants – Yuri Zolatov, Boris Nobokov, Anatoli Morozov, Oleg Sokolov. | [22] Viktor Maksimović Bannikov (GK 28 – 7).

Uruguay: Manager – Ondino Viera; Assistants – Omar Borrás, Raul Lastra, Juan Lopez. | [22] Walter Taibo (GK 35 – 31), [12] Roberto Eduardo Sosa (GK 31 – 19), [14] Emilio Alvarez (DF 27 – 15), [16] Eliseo Walter Alvarez (DF 25 – 6), [13] Nelson Díaz Marmolejo (DF 24 – 8), [20] Luis Eduardo Ramos (DF 26 – 2), [21] Victor Rodolfo Espárrago (MF 21 – 6), [4] Pablo Justo Forlán Lamarque (MF 20 – 2), [8] José Eusebio Urruzmendi (FW 21 – 12).

Because of the rules of the day, Uruguay was denied the right to select four of their best players for the squad – Ricardo Elvio Pavoni Cúneo (LB 23 Independiente), Roberto Matosas Postiglione (DF 26 River Plate), Luis Alberto Cubilla Almeida (FW 26 River Plate) and Alcides Vicente Silveira Montero (MF 27 Boca Juniors). Unfortunately, they all played for Argentinian club sides who refused to make them available.