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Sunday, 22 May 1960
End-of-season European Tour

Hungary 2 England 0 [0-0]
 

 

Match Summary
Hungary Squad
England Squad

Népstadion, Istvánmezõ, Budapest
Attendance:
90,000;
Kick-off: 5.30pm local & BST

Hungary - Flórián Albert (51, 76)
Results 1955-1960

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Match Summary

Officials

Hungary

Type

England

Referee (-) - Concetto lo Bello
x (-).

Linesmen - tbc

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

Hungary Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 3rd
Colours: Red v-necked jerseys, white shorts, green socks.
Capt:   Manager: Lajos Baróti
Hungary Lineup
  Grosics, Gyula     G     GA
2 Matrai, Sándor     RB      
3 Dalnoki, Jenõ     LB      
4 Bundzsák, Dezsõ     RHB      
5 Sipos, Ferenc     CHB      
6 Kotász, Antal     LHB      
7 Sándor, Károly     OR      
8 Göröcs, János     IR      
9 Albert, Flórián     CF      
10 Dunai, Janos     IL      
11 Rákosi, Gyula     OL      

reserves:

-
 
- -

Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

England Team

 

Rank:

No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 9th to 10th
Colours: The 1959 Bukta home uniform - White v-necked short-sleeved continental jerseys, blue shorts, red socks with white calf hoop.
Capt: Johnny Haynes, second captaincy Manager: Walter Winterbottom, 47 (31 March 1913), appointed director of coaching in September 1946, and team manager in May 1947;
115th match, W 63 - D 28 - L 24 - F 307 - A 167, one abandoned. Team chosen by Selection Committee.
England Lineup
  Springett, Ronald D. 24 22 July 1935 G Sheffield Wednesday FC 5 10ᵍᵃ
2 Armfield, James     RB Blackpool FC 8 0
3 Wilson, Ramon 25 17 December 1934 LB Huddersfield Town AFC 4 0
4 Robson, Robert W. 27 18 February 1933 RHB West Bromwich Albion FC 7 2
5 Swan, Peter 23 8 October 1936 CHB Sheffield Wednesday FC 3 0
6 Flowers, Ronald     LHB Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 15 2
7 Douglas, Bryan     OR Blackburn Rovers FC 14 2
8 Haynes, John N. 25 17 October 1934 IR Fulham FC 36 14
9 Baker, Joseph     CF Hibernian FC, Scotland 5 1
792 10 Viollet, Dennis S. 26 20 September 1933 IL Manchester United FC 1 0
11 Charlton, Robert     OL Manchester United FC 18 13

reserves:

-
 
- -

Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

 

    Match Report by Norman Giller

England missed a sackful of goals because of feeble finishing, but the approach play was an encouraging sign of things to come. They might easily have had the ball in the Hungarian net at least three times in the first-half, but the chances were wasted. Florian Albert, Hungary's new eighteen-year-old centre-forward discovery, scored both goals in the second-half. Dennis Viollett, Manchester United's quick and clever inside-forward, won the first of two caps. With better luck, he might have marked his debut with two goals. It was England's third and final close-season tour match and though they came home without a victory there was a feeling of optimism that better things were round the corner.

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks
Mike Payne's England: The Complete Post-War Record (Breedon Books Publishing Company, Derby, U.K., 1993)
Norman Giller
, Football Author

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CG