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Wednesday, 19 October 1960
World Cup 1962 UEFA Group Six Qualification Match

Luxembourg 0 England 9 [0-4]


Match Summary
Luxembourg Squad
England Squad

Stade Municipal Luxembourg, Rollengergronn-Belair-Nord, Lëtzebuerg
Attendance: 5,500;
Kick-off: 7.30pm local time, tbc BST

England - Bobby Charlton (hattrick), Jimmy Greaves (hattrick), Bobby Smith (22, 46), Johnny Haynes (51)
Results 1960-1965

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Match Summary

Officials from Netherlands




Referee (-) - Martens
x (-).

Linesmen - Van Ravens and Van de Veer

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Luxembourg Team



No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 117th
Colours: Red jerseys, white shorts, blue socks.
Capt: E Brenner Manager: R. Heinz
Luxembourg Lineup
  Stendebach, Th     G Stade Dudel   GA
2 Brenner, E     RB Stade Dudel    
3 Hoffmann, N     LB CS Grevenmach    
4 Jann, E     RHB Jeunesse Esch    
5 Brosius, F     CHB Spora Luxembourg    
6 Konter, Fr     LHB Chiers Rodange    
7 Schmit, A     OR Fola Esch    
8 Cirelli, H     IR Allaince Dud    
9 Bauer, G     CF Union Luxembourg    
10 May, P     IL Jeunesse Esch    
11 Letsch, L     OL Spora Luxembourg    
Luxembourg Substitutes

unused substitutes:

N.Schmitt & JP Mertl (both Union Luxembourg), G.Meylaender (Stade Dudel)
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Age - Appearances/Goals - -


England Team



No official ranking system established;
ELO rating 9th
Colours: The 1959 Bukta home uniform - White v-necked short-sleeved continental jerseys, blue shorts, red socks with white calf hoop.
Capt: Johnny Haynes, fourth captaincy Manager: Walter Winterbottom, 47 (31 March 1913), appointed director of coaching in September 1946, and team manager in May 1947;
117th match, W 65 - D 28 - L 24 - F 321 - A 169, one abandoned
England Lineup
  Springett, Ronald D. 25 22 July 1935 G Sheffield Wednesday FC 7 12 GA
2 Armfield     RB      
3 McNeil, Michael 20 7 February 1940 LB Middlesbrough FC 2 0
4 Robson, Robert W. 27 18 February 1933 RHB West Bromwich Albion FC 9 2
5 Swan, Peter 24 8 October 1936 CHB Sheffield Wednesday FC 5 0
6 Flowers     LHB      
7 Douglas     OR      
8 Greaves     IR      
9 Smith, Robert A. 27 22 February 1933 CF Tottenham Hotspur FC 2 3
10 Haynes, John N. 26 17 October 1934 IL Fulham FC 38 15
11 Charlton     OL      
England Substitutes

unused substitutes:

Alan Hodgkinson (Sheffield United FC), Brian Miller & P. Dobling (both Burnley FC)
2-3-5 Springett -
Armfield, McNeil -
Robson, Swan, Flowers -
Douglas, Greaves, Smith, Haynes, Charlton.


Age - Appearances/Goals - -


    Match Report by Mike Payne


    Match Report by Norman Giller

Jimmy Greaves and Bobby Charlton helped themselves to hat-tricks in this World Cup qualifying match against outclassed Luxemburg. Bobby Smith notched two, but the goal of the game was a thundering shot from skipper Johnny Haynes. Walter Winterbottom announced that he had got the selectors to agree that they should make as few changes as possible as he put his faith in a settled team on the way to the 1962 World Cup finals in Chile.

Source Notes

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