England Football Online
  Page Last Updated 14 October 2017

Italia

 

 

253 vs. Scotland
b07

254 vs. Portugal

b 8 vs. Netherlands
255 vs. Belgium
b 9 vs. Luxembourg

Thursday, 11 May 1950
End-of-Season Continental Pre-World Cup Match

Italy 5 England 0 [3-0]
 

 

Match Summary
Italy Party
England Party

Stadio Civico San Siro, Parco Sempione, Milano
Attendance: 45,000
; Kick-off: "early evening" tbc pm BST

Italy - Gino Capello (dribbled it on past Eckersley 23, 49), Gampiero Boniperti (scored from a Capello rebound a few minutes after the first, second after 54), Renzo Burini (44)
B Team Results

? kicked-off. ? minutes (? & ?).

 

Match Summary

Officials

Italy

Type

England

Referee (-) - tbc
x (-),


Linesmen -
tbc
  Goal Attempts 2
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won 1
  Offside Calls Against  
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

Italy B Team

 
Rank: No official ranking system established; Colours: Sky blue crew necked jerseys, white shorts, black socks.
"The blue-shirted Italians..."
Capt:   Manager:  
Italy Lineup
  Casari, G     G  
2 Antonazzi, F     RB  
3 Furlassi, Z     LB  
4 Fattori O     RHB  
5 Magli, A     CHB  
6 Remondini, L     LHB  
7 Burini, R     OR  
8 Boniperti, Gianpiero     IR Juventus FC
9 Capello, Gino     CF  
10 Lorenzi, B     IL  
11 Caprille, A     OL  

reserves:

 

team notes:

 
 
2-3-5 Casari -
Antonazzi, Furlassi -
Fattori, Magli, Remondini -
Burini, Boniperti, Capello, Lorenzi, Caprille.

Averages:

Age   Appearances/Goals

 

England B Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established; Colours: The 1949 home uniform - White collared jerseys, blue shorts, red socks with white tops.
Capt: Laurie Scott Team Attendant: James Trotter, 36 (25 November 1899), appointed temporary coach of the B team on 27 April 1950
first B match, W 0 - D 0 - L 1 - F 0 - A 5.
Team chosen by Selection Committee headed by Arthur Drewry, on Thursday, 27 April 1950.
England Lineup
  Middleton, Raymond 30 6 September 1919 G Chesterfield FC 2 5 GA
2 Scott, Lawrence 33 23 April 1917 RB

Arsenal FC

3 0
3 Eckersley, William 24 16 July 1925 LB Blackburn Rovers FC 2 0
4 Nicholson, William E. 31 26 January 1919 RHB Tottenham Hotspur FC 3 0
5 Crosland, John R. 27 10 November 1922 CHB Blackpool FC 1 0
6 Watson, Willie 30 7 March 1920 LHB Sunderland AFC 1 0
7 Payne, James B. 24 10 March 1926 OR Liverpool FC 1 0
8 Lewis, Reginald 30 7 March 1920 IR

Arsenal FC

1 0
9 Pye, Jesse 30 22 December 1919 CF Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1 0
10 Baily, Edward F. 24 6 August 1925 IL Tottenham Hotspur FC 2 1
11 Langton, Robert 31 8 September 1918 OL

Bolton Wanderers FC

4 0

reserves:

Jackie Wright (Blackpool FC), Phil Taylor (Liverpool FC), Eddie Quigley (Preston North End)

team notes:

Johnny Crosland replaced Bill Jones (Liverpool FC). Lewis replaced Len Shackleton (Sunderland AFC).
The team trained at the tiny Sinigalia Stadium, prior to this match.
 
2-3-5 Middleton -
Scott, Eckersley -
Nicholson, Crosland, Watson -
Payne, Lewis, Pye, Baily, Langton

Averages:

Age 26.3 Appearances/Goals 1.7 0.0

 

Source Notes

Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks

____________________

CG