France v England, 22 May 1949

Score3-1 to England
RefereeKarel van der Meer
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueStade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes
Attendance61,308
Kick-off: 3.00pm local

1  France

Manager: Gaston Barreau

3  England

Manager: Walter Winterbottom

Goals:

Georges Moreel 1 G

Goals:

Johnny Morris 8 G
Billy Wright 24 G
Johnny Morris 86 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Bert Williams
Defender/Midfielder Billy Wright (captain)
Full back John Aston
Full back Billy Ellerington
Centre half Neil Franklin
Midfielder Jimmy Dickinson
Centre forward Jack Rowley
Forward Tom Finney
Forward Jimmy Mullen
Inside forward Wilf Mannion
Inside forward Johnny Morris

Comments:

Georges Moreel's opening goal was timed at 28 seconds.