England v Ireland, 14 November 1951

Score2-0 to England
RefereeMervyn Griffiths
CompetitionBritish Home Championship
VenueVilla Park
Attendance57,889

2  England

Manager: Walter Winterbottom

Goals:

Nat Lofthouse 40 G
Nat Lofthouse 83 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Gil Merrick
Defender/Midfielder Billy Wright (captain)
Full back Alf Ramsey
Full back Lionel Smith
Centre half Malcolm Barrass
Midfielder Jimmy Dickinson
Outside Left Les Medley
Forward Tom Finney
Forward Nat Lofthouse
Inside forward Len Phillips
Inside forward Jackie Sewell

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Norman Uprichard
Defender Alf McMichael
Full back Len Graham
Centre half Jack Vernon (captain)
Wing half Bill Dickson
Wing half Frank McCourt
Forward Billy Bingham
Forward Jimmy McIlroy
Inside forward Eddie McMorran
Inside forward Sammy Smyth