Jimmy Mullen

Date of birth06 January 1923
Place of birthNewcastle
NationalityEnglish
PositionForward

Jimmy Mullen became the first England substitute in an international match when he replaced the injured Jackie Milburn after ten minutes of a game against Belgium in Brussels on 18 May 1950. In the same game, he also became the first substitute to score for England.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Wolverhampton Wanderers 01 Jan 1940

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1944-45 FA Services XI FA Tour 1
1953-54 Football League Inter League 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
30 Sep 1944 France v FA SERVICES XI W 0-5 FA TOUR


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1942-43 England War Time 1
1944-45 England War Time 1
1945-46 England Victory 1
1946-47 England British Home Championship 1
1948-49 England A v B 1
1
1948-49 England International Friendly 2
1
1949-50 England A v B 1
1949-50 England B v A 1
1949-50 England FIFA World Cup 2
1949-50 England International Friendly
1
1
1953-54 England Anniversary Full 1
2
1953-54 England FIFA World Cup 4
2
1953-54 England International Friendly 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
24 Oct 1942 England v Wales L 1-2 War Time
16 Sep 1944 England v Wales D 2-2 War Time
19 Jan 1946 England v Belgium W 2-0 Victory
12 Apr 1947 England v Scotland D 1-1 British Home Championship
15 May 1949 Finland v England W 0-4 A v B
18 May 1949 Norway v England W 1-4 International Friendly
22 May 1949 France v England W 1-3 International Friendly
22 Feb 1950 England v Netherlands W 1-0 B v A
18 May 1950 Belgium v England W 1-4 International Friendly
21 May 1950 Luxembourg v England W 1-2 A v B
25 Jun 1950 England v Chile W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group 2
29 Jun 1950 USA v England L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group 2
10 Oct 1953 Wales v England W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Group 3
21 Oct 1953 England v FIFA D 4-4 Anniversary Full
11 Nov 1953 England v Ireland W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
03 Apr 1954 Scotland v England W 2-4 FIFA World Cup Group 3
16 May 1954 Yugoslavia v England L 1-0 International Friendly
20 Jun 1954 Switzerland v England W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.