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Wednesday, 22 February 1950
International World Cup Trial Match

England 1 Netherlands A 0 [0-0]


Match Summary
England B Party
Netherlands Party

St. James' Park, Gallowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland
Kick-off (GMT): 3.00pm.

Attendance: 43,068.

England kicked-off  
[1-0] Nat Lofthouse 73
 shot through on the turn

Match Summary





Referee (-) - Patrick F. Power
x (-), St. Peter's, York, North Riding of Yorkshire.

Linesmen -
T.W. Rand (blue flag), Durham, and J. Glancey (red flag), Northumberland

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.
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England B Team



No official ranking system established; Colours: The 1949 home uniform - White collared jerseys, blue shorts, red socks with white tops.
Capt: Jimmy Dickinson Manager:
Trainer: Norman Smith (Newcastle United FC)
Walter Winterbottom, 36 (31 March 1913), appointed as FA national director of coaching/team manager on 8 July 1946;
sixth B match, W 5 - D 1 - L 0 - F 19 - A 1.
Team chosen by Selection Committee headed by Arthur Drewry, on Monday, 30 January 1950, along with the FA Cup fifth round draw.
England Lineup
  Middleton, Raymond 30 6 September 1919 G Chesterfield FC 1 0ᵍᵃ
2 Milburn, Stanley 23 27 October 1926 RB Chesterfield FC 1 0
3 Eckersley, William 24 16 July 1925 LB Blackburn Rovers FC 1 0
4 Quested, W. Leonard 25 9 January 1925 RHB Fulham FC 1 0
5 Leuty, Leon 29 23 October 1920 CHB

Derby County FC

3 0
6 Dickinson, James W. 24 24 April 1925 LHB Portsmouth FC 3 0
7 Walters, William E. 25 5 September 1924 OR Tottenham Hotspur FC 1 0
8 Mannion, Wilfred J. 31 16 May 1918 IR Middlesbrough FC 4 0
9 Lofthouse, Nathaniel 24 27 August 1925 CF Bolton Wanderers FC 1 1
10 Shackleton, Leonard F. 27 3 May 1922 IL Sunderland AFC 1 0
11 Mullen, James 27 6 January 1923 OL

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

2 0

unused substitutes:

Jack Fairbrother (Newcastle United FC), Jack Sewell (Notts County FC), Arthur Hudgell (Sunderland AFC) replaced Milburn.

team notes:

Two sets of cousins were due to be involved, the Froggatt's, Jack and Redfern, and the Milburn's, Jackie and Stan, but Redfern, along with his teammate and original named captain Hugh Swift, withdrew from the side after being hurt in their side's league clash on 11 February. They were replaced on 16 February by Eckersley and Roy Bentley (Chelsea FC), at the same time, Jackie Milburn (Newcastle United FC) withdrew, after breaking a toe on his right foot in training. The untried Lofthouse came in as his replacement.
Laurie Hughes (Liverpool FC) then withdrew from the line-up on 18 February because of a facial injury, playing for his club against West Bromwich Albion FC. His place going to Leuty. Ronnie Dicks (Middlesbrough FC), Jack Froggatt (Portsmouth FC) and Bentley also all withdrew. Dicks has failed to recover in time from injury, Froggatt was injured on Saturday and Bentley had 'a chill'. Their places going to reserve Stan Milburn, Shackleton and Mullen. Hudgett replaced Milburn as one of the reserves.
The team were set-up in Whitley Bay, Northumberland.
2-3-5 Middleton -
Milburn, Eckersley -
Quested, Leuty, Dickinson -
, Mannion, Lofthouse, Shackleton, Mullen


Age 26.3 Appearances/Goals 1.7 0.0


Netherlands Team

Rank: No official ranking system established; Colours: Orange collared jerseys, white shorts, blue socks with white tops.
Capt: Johannes Stoffelen Manager:  
Netherlands Lineup
  Kraak, Pieter C. 29 14 February 1921 G IJmuidensche Voetbal Vereeniging Stormvogels
2 Potharst, Jan H. 32 4 January 1918 RB Amsterdamsche FC Ajax
3 van der Sluijs, Piet 31 17 September 1918 LB Bossche Voetbal Vereniging
4 van der Hoeven, Cornelis 28 12 May 1921 RHB Amsterdamsche FC Ajax
5 Terlouw, Marinus 27 16 June 1922 CHB Sparta Rotterdam
6 Stoffelen, Johannes H. 29 23 January 1921 LHB Amsterdamsche FC Ajax
7 Schrumpf, Johannes 28 9 November 1921 OR Schiedamse Voetbal Vereniging
8 Lakenberg, Wilhelmus A.T. 28 19 April 1921 IR FC Blauw-Wit Amsterdam
9 Roosenburg, Andr� 26 18 August 1923 CF Oranje Nassau Sneek
10 Rijvers, Cornelus B. 23 27 May 1926 IL Noad Advendo Combinatie Breda
11 Clavan, Mathijs 20 11 March 1929 OL Alles Door Oefening Den Haag

unused substitutes:

Dr� Saris (Bossche Voetbal Vereniging), Cor Huijbregts (Bossche Voetbal Vereniging), Arie de Vroet (Feyenoord Rotterdam), Piet Steenbergen (Feyenoord Rotterdam)

team notes:

2-3-5 Kraak -
Potharst, van der Sluijs -
van der Hoeven, Terlouw, Stoffelen -
Schrumpf, Lakenberg, Roosenburg, Rijvers, Clavan.


Age 27.4 Appearances/Goals


Source Notes

Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks
Official Matchday Programme