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270 vs. Italy
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271 vs. Austria
272 vs. Switzerland

Thursday, 22 May 1952
International 'B' Friendly Match

France Espoirs 7 England 1 [3-0]
 

 

Match Summary
France Party
England Party

Le Havre
Attendance: 7,000;
Kick-off: tbc pm BST

France - Curyl (6), Cesari (soon after first), Piantoni (39, 76), Gaulon (direct free-kick 54), Domingo (74), Kopa (89)
England - Ray Barlow (60)
B Team Results

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

 

Match Summary

Officials

France

Type

England

Referee (-) - tbc
x (-), France,


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

France B Team

 
Rank: No official ranking system established; Colours: probably Blue collared jerseys, white shorts, red socks.
Capt:   Manager:  
France Lineup
        G  
2       RB  
3       LB  
4       RHB  
5       CHB  
6       LHB  
7       OR  
8       IR  
9       CF  
10       IL  
11       OL  

reserves:

 

team notes:

 
 
2-3-5  

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: Joe Kennedy Manager: Thomas James Whittaker MBE, 53 (21 July 1898), appointed B team manager 4 March 1952 for three matches, released from the March match, also manager of Arsenal FC;
first B match, W 0 - D 0 - L 1 - F 1 - A 7.
Team chosen by Selection Committee headed by Arthur Drewry, on Friday, 25 April 1952.
England Lineup
  Gregory, Ernest 30 10 November 1921 G West Ham United FC 1 7 GA
2 Gunter, Philip E. 20 6 January 1932 RB Portsmouth FC 1 0
3 Wicks, Stanley M. 23 11 July 1928 LB Reading FC 1 0
4 Wheeler, John E. 23 26 July 1928 RHB Bolton Wanderers FC 2 0
5 Kennedy, Joseph P. 26 15 November 1925 CHB West Bromwich Albion FC 1 0
6 Barlow, Raymond J. 25 17 August 1926 LHB West Bromwich Albion FC 1 1
7 Astall, Gordon 24 22 September 1927 OR Plymouth Argyle FC 1 0
8 Foster, Robert J. 22 19 July 1929 IR Preston North End FC 1 0
9 Grant, Wilfred 31 3 August 1920 CF Cardiff City FC 1 0
10 Shannon, Leslie 26 12 March 1926 IL Burnley FC 1 0
11 Hawksworth, Derek 24 16 July 1927 OL Sheffield United FC 1 0

reserves:

Syd Owen (Swindon Town FC), Bryan Edwards (Bolton Wanderers FC)

team notes:

Gunter replaced Charlie Rutter (Cardiff City FC), who was still suffering with the knee injury he received in the B match against Netherlands in March. Foster replaced his teammate Derek Lewis (Preston North End FC), both on Tuesday, 13 May.
 
2-3-5 Middleton -
Scott, Wright -
Tyalor, Crosland, Watson -
Payne, Quigley, Lewis, Pye, Mullen
notes: after an hours play, Pye and Lewis swapped positions.

Averages:

Age 24.9 Appearances/Goals 1.1 0.0

 

Source Notes

Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks

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