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Sunday, 15 May 1949
End-of-Season Continental Tour Match

Finland A 0 England 4 [0-1]
 

 

Match Summary
Finland Party
England Party

Olympiastadion, Töölö, Helsinki
Kick-off (CET): tbc.

Attendance: 22,116.

Finland won the toss England kicked-off
  [0-1] Jimmy Mullen 43
from a very narrow angle
[0-2] Johnny Morris 48
netted from close in
[0-3] Dennis Wilshaw 51
picked his way through the defence
[0-4] Dennis Wilshaw ?

again working his way through the defence
 
 

Match Summary

Officials

Finland

Type

England

Referee (-) - Ivar Eklund
x (-), Sweden.

Linesmen - tbc

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.

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

Finland Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours:  
Capt:   Manager:  
Finland Lineup
  Sarnola, Thure 33   G     GA
2 Martin, Kurt     RB      
3 Myntti, Stig-Göran     LB      
4 Asikainen, Veikko     RHB      
5 Pylkkönen, Tapio     CHB      
6 Ventijärv, Sven     LHB      
7 Hägg, Per-Erik     OR      
8 Rvtkönen, Aulis     IR      
9 Lilja, Olavi 21   CF      
10 Vaihela, Jorma     IL      
11 Lehtovirta, Kalevi     OL      

unused substitutes:

-
 
2-3-5 Sarnola -
Martin, Mvntti -
Askkainen, Pylkkoenen, Wentiaery -
Haegg, Rvtkoenen, Lilja, Valhela, Lehtovirta

Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

England B Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours: probably the 1949 home uniform - White collared jerseys, blue shorts, black socks with white tops.
Capt: Leon Leuty Manager:
Trainer: Jesse Carver (Millwall FC)
Walter Winterbottom, 36 (31 March 1913), appointed director of coaching on 8 July 1946, and team manager in May 1947;
third B match, W 2 - D 1 - L 0 - F 9 - A 1.
Party chosen by Selection Committee headed by Arthur Drewry, on Monday, 2 May 1949, team chosen on Wednesday, 11 May.
England Lineup
  Williams, Bert F. 29 31 January 1920 G Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1 0 GA
2 Ellerington, William 25 30 June 1923 RB Southampton FC 1 0
3 Westwood, Eric 31 25 September 1917 LB Manchester City FC 1 0
4 Harrison, Walter 26 16 January 1923 RHB Leicester City FC 1 0
5 Leuty, Leon 28 23 October 1920 CHB

Derby County FC

1 0
6 Dickinson, James W. 24 24 April 1925 LHB

Portsmouth FC

1 0
7 Parsons, Eric G. 25 9 November 1923 OR West Ham United FC 1 0
8 Morris, John 25 27 September 1923 IR Derby County FC 1 1
9 Wilshaw, Dennis J. 23 11 March 1926 CF Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1 2
10 Mannion, Wilfred J. 29 16 May 1918 IL

Middlesbrough FC

3 0
11 Mullen, James 26 6 January 1923 OL Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1 1

unused substitutes:

Frank Swift (Manchester City FC) and Bill Jones (Liverpool FC)
 
2-3-5 Williams -
Ellerington, Westwood -
Harrison, Leuty, Dickinson -
Parsons, Morris, Wilshaw, Mannion, Mullen.

Averages:

Age 26.5 Appearances/Goals 1.2 0.0

 

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks
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