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Saturday, 24 February 1968
Home International Championship 1967-68 (73rd) Match
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European Championship 1968 Group Eight Qualification Match


 Scotland 1 England 1
[1-1]
Match Summary
Scotland Squad

England Squad

Team Records
 
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The Three Lions Squad for the match against Scotland February 1968
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club St Sub App G Capt
Ball, Alan J. 12 May 1945 22 F Everton FC 22 0 22 4 0 none
Banks, Gordon 30 December 1937 30 G Stoke City FC 40 0 40 0 none
Bonetti, Peter 27 September 1941 26 G Chelsea FC 3 0 3 0 GA 0 none
Bonetti withdrew from the squad on 22 February because of a hand injury
Charlton, John 8 May 1935 33 HB Leeds United AFC            
Jackie Charlton withdrew from the squad on 15 February because of a hip injury
Charlton, Robert 11 October 1937 30 F Manchester United FC 81 0 81   0 none
Hunt, Roger 20 July 1938 29 F Liverpool FC            
Hunter, Norman 29 October 1943 24 HB Leeds United AFC            
Hurst, Geoffrey C. 8 December 1941 26 F West Ham United FC            
Knowles, Cyril B. 13 July 1944 23 FB Tottenham Hotspur FC 1 0 1 0 0 none
Labone, Brian 23 January 1940 28 CHB Everton FC 5 0 5 0 0 none
Moore, Robert F.C. 12 April 1941 26 LHB West Ham United FC 56 0 56 2 39 none
Mullery, Alan P. 23 November 1941 26 RHB Tottenham Hotspur FC 6 0 6 0 0 none
Newton, Keith R. 23 June 1941 26 FB Blackburn Rovers FC            
Peters, Martin S. 8 November 1943 24 F West Ham United FC 15 0 15 5 0 none
Summerbee, Michael G. 15 December 1942 25 F Manchester City FC 0 0 0 0 0 none
West, Gordon 24 April 1943 24 G Everton FC 0 0 0 0 GA 0 none
West was called into the squad on 22 February as a replacement for Bonetti
Wilson, Ramon 17 December 1934 33 LB Everton FC 58 0 58 0 0 none
Lilleshall Training Squad
Bailey, Michael A. 27 February 1942 25 RHB Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 2 0 2 0 0 none
Bailey added to the training squad on 19 February as a replacement.
Bell, Colin 26 February 1946 21 F Manchester City FC 0 0 0 0 0 none
Chivers, Martin H. 27 April 1945 22 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 0 0 0 0 0 none
Hollins, John W. 16 July 1946 21 OL Chelsea FC 1 0 1 0 0 none
Hollins withdrew from the training squad on 19 February because of injury.
Osgood, Peter L. 20 February 1947 20 F Chelsea FC 0 0 0 0 0 none
Osgood added to the training squad on 19 February as a replacement.
Sadler, David 5 February 1946 22 CHB Manchester United FC 2 0 2 0 0 none
Sadler withdrew from the training squad on 19 February because of injury.
Smith, Thomas 5 April 1945 22 RHB Liverpool FC 0 0 0 0 0 none
Stepney, Alex C. 18 September 1942 25 G Manchester United FC 0 0 0 0 0 none
Stiles, Norbert P. 18 May 1942 25 HB Manchester United FC 24 0 24 1 0 none
Thompson, Peter 27 November 1942 25 OF Liverpool FC 13 0 13 0 0 none
Wright, Thomas J. 21 October 1944 23 RB Everton FC 0 0 0 0 0 none
All information is complete to and including England's last match, the third of the 1967-68 season, against USSR on 6 December 1967.

Diary

Thursday, 1 February 1968 - George Cohen, Fulham's captain and right-back, had a cartilage removed from his right knee in a London hospital today and will not be available for England this month. It will be at leats six weeks before Cohen will be able to help his club in their struggle to avoid relegation from the First Division.

Wednesday, 14 February 1968 -
Sir Alf Ramsey named his pool of players today. Twenty English players have been named, but this number will be reduced after the cup-ties this week-end which offer a last check on current form. England will prepare at Lilleshall next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, when nine other playes will join the pool, and then travel up to Troon on Friday.

Thursday, 15 February 1968 -
Only 24 hours after having been named in England's party of 16, Jack Charlton, the Leeds United centre-half, withdrew. He has neck and hip injuries and will not play for his club in the cup-tie to-morrow against Nottingham Forest. No replacement has yet been announced and this leaves Everton's Brian Labone as the only recognised centre-half in the remaining fifteen. But Manchester United's David Sadler has deputised in two of the four recent internationals Charlton has missed, and could be promoted from the training squad.

Monday, 19 February 1968 - An F.A. official said that there had been no news of anyone being unfit among England's squad, who will now travel to Troon on Thursday. But Chelsea's John Hollins and Manchester United's David Sadler, two of the nine reserves named, have had to withdraw through injury. There replacements are Chelsea's Peter Osgood and Michael Bailey of Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Wednesday, 21 February 1968 - The England squad are in training at Lilleshall. SIr Alf Ramsey said he would not announce his team until to-morrow at the earliest. He also said that Martin Peters, the West Ham United forward, had been unable to train to-day because of a calf-muscle strain and had gone to Wolverhampton for treatment.  The remaining 22 players had a forty-minute game in the morning, watched by Brazilian coach Aymor´┐Ż Moreira.

Friday, 23 February 1968 - Ramsey had to make a change in the party of fifteen from whom he is expected to select his side to-day, when Peter Bonetti withdrew after a hand injury had failed to respond to treatment and returned to Chelsea. He was been replaced by Everton's Gordon West.  All the other players were fit, including Martin Peters, and successfully came through a final days training session at National Resource Centre in Lilleshall.
England Form: last six games
L W W W W D f 12:a success: 75%
413 15 April 1967 - England 2 Scotland 3 [0-1]
Empire Stadium, Wembley (98,283/99,063)
J.Charlton, Hurst
Law, Lennox, McCalliog
BC HL
414 24 May 1967 - England 2 Spain 0 [0-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley
(97,500)
Greaves, Hunt Fr HW
415 27 May 1967 - Austria 0 England 1 [0-1]
Praterstadion, Wien (50,000)
Ball AW
416 21 October 1967 - Wales 0 England 3 [0-1]
Ninian Park, Cardiff
(44,096/45,056)
Peters, R.Charlton, Ball (pen) BC AW
417 22 November 1967 -
England 2
Northern Ireland 0 [1-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley
(83,969)
Hurst, R.Charlton HW
418 6 December 1967 - England 2 USSR 2 [1-2]
Empire Stadium, Wembley
(93,000)
Ball, Peters
Chislenko (2)
Fr HD
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