England v Republic of Ireland, 08 May 1957

Score5-1 to England
RefereeHugh Phillips
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group 1
VenueWembley Stadium
Attendance52,000

5  England

Manager: Walter Winterbottom

Goals:

Tommy Taylor 9 G
Tommy Taylor 18 G
John Atyeo 38 G
Tommy Taylor 40 G
John Atyeo 89 G

Goals:

Dermot Curtis 56 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alan Hodgkinson
Defender Roger Byrne
Defender Ronnie Clayton
Defender/Midfielder Billy Wright (captain)
Full back Jeff Hall
Midfielder Duncan Edwards
Centre forward John Atyeo
Forward Tom Finney
Forward Johnny Haynes
Forward Stan Matthews
Forward Tommy Taylor

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alan Kelly
Full back Don Donovan
Left back Noel Cantwell
Wing half Peter Farrell (captain)
Wing half Pat Saward
Outside Left Joe Haverty
Outside Left Alf Ringstead
Centre forward Dermot Curtis
Inside forward Arthur Fitzsimons