Remark: different sources use different denominations for teams: Europe, Europe XI, Rest of Europe, Great Britain, Rest of United Kingdom, FIFA, Rest of the World, FIFA World Stars, UEFA team, World XI, etc. Below, common sense has been used as the main criterium for selecting the names.
See also the list of FIFA XI matches.
The matches for which full details are provided in this file:
20- 6-1937 Amsterdam Central Europe 3-1 Western Europe 26-10-1938 London England 3-0 Rest of Europe 10- 5-1947 Glasgow Great Britain 6-1 Rest of Europe 5-12-1951 Cardiff Wales 3-2 Rest of United Kingdom 21-10-1953 London England 4-4 Rest of Europe 13-08-1955 Belfast United Kingdom 1-4 Rest of Europe 23-10-1963 London England 2-1 FIFA Rest of the World 20- 5-1964 Křbenhavn Nordic Countries 2-4 Rest of Europe 23- 9-1964 Beograd Yugoslavia 2-7 Rest of Europe 28- 4-1965 Stoke Great Britain 4-6 Rest of Europe 20- 6-1967 Helsinki Nordic Countries 2-2 Soviet Union 27- 9-1967 Madrid Spain 0-3 Rest of the World 6-11-1968 Rio de Janeiro Brazil 2-1 FIFA Rest of the World 28- 7-1969 Cardiff Wales 0-1 Rest of United Kingdom 8-12-1970 Lisboa Benfica (Lisboa) 3-2 Rest of Europe 10-12-1970 Buenos Aires Boca Juniors 1-1 South America
Amsterdam, 20- 6-1937 Stadium: Olympisch Stadion (50,000) Referee: Arthur James Jewell (England) Central Europe: Aldo OLIVIERI Italy / Lucchese Libertas Karl SESTA Austria / FK Austria Wien Willibald SCHMAUS > Austria / First Vienna FC 1894 < (36’ Pietro RAVA) Italy / Juventus FC Pietro SERANTONI Italy / AS Roma Michele ANDREOLO Italy / FC Bologna Gyula LÁZÁR Hungary / Ferencváros TC Budapest Ferenc SAS-SOHN Hungary / Hungária MTK FC Giuseppe MEAZZA Italy / FC Internazionale Silvio PIOLA Italy / SS Lazio György SÁROSI © Hungary / Ferencváros TC Budapest Oldrich NEJEDLY Czechoslovakia / Sparta Praha Coach: Vittorio POZZO Italy Western Europe: Hans JAKOB © Germany / SSV Jahn Regensburg Robert PAVERICK > Belgium / Royal Antwerp < (66’ Constant JOACIM) Belgium / Olympic Charleroi Bertus CALDENHOVE Netherlands / DWS Amsterdam Albin KITZINGER Germany / FC Schweinfurt 05 Ludwig GOLDBRUNNER Germany / Bayern München Edmond DELFOUR France / RC Roubaix Ernst LEHNER Germany / TSV Schwaben Augsburg Raymond BRAINE Belgium / Beerschot VAC Bep BAKHUYS Netherlands / HBS Den Haag Kick SMIT Netherlands / HFC Haarlem Stanley VAN DEN EYNDE Belgium / Beerschot VAC Coach: Otto NERZ Germany Goals: (1-0) Ferenc Sas-Sohn 17’ (2-0) Ferenc Sas-Sohn 48’ (3-0) Oldrich Nejedly 75’ (3-1) Bep Bakhuys 87’ This historic event was the first match played in Europe between two football zones inside the Continent. Match to celebrate the "Olympic Day".
London, 26-10-1938 Stadium: Highbury Stadium (40,185) Referee: Arthur James Jewell (England) England: Victor WOODLEY Chelsea Bert SPROSTON Tottenham Hotspur Edris HAPGOOD © Arsenal Kenneth WILLINGHAM Huddersfield Town Stanley CULLIS Wolverhampton Wanderers Wilfred COPPING Arsenal Stanley MATTHEWS Stoke City Willie HALL Birmingham City Tommy LAWTON Everton Leonard GOULDEN West Ham United Walter BOYES Everton Coach: Thomas WHITTAKER Rest of Europe: Aldo OLIVIERI Italy / FC Torino Alfredo FONI Italy / Juventus FC Pietro RAVA Italy / Juventus FC Andreas KUPFER Germany / FC Schweinfurt 05 Michele ANDREOLO Italy / FC Bologna Albin KITZINGER Germany / FC Schweinfurt 05 Alfred ASTON France / Racing Club Paris Raymond BRAINE © Belgium / Beerschot VAC Silvio PIOLA Italy / SS Lazio Gyula ZSENGELLÉR Hungary / Újpest Dózsa FC Arne BRUSTAD Norway / Lyn Oslo Coach: Vittorio POZZO Italy Goals: (1-0) Willie Hall 20' (2-0) Tommy Lawton 39' (3-0) Leonard Goulden 73' Match to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the FA. The match was declared full A official by the FA and caps were awarded. FIFA took a different stance in 2001 when they retrospectively declared the match unofficial on the grounds that only individual countries can play international matches. However, FIFA allowed caps to still stand, confusing the issue further. The FA still maintain that the match is official and we believe this makes more sense despite FIFA's retro-downgrading. Vittorio Pozzo coached for the second time a Continental Team. Pozzo is considered one of the best managers of all time and won the FIFA World Cup (1934 and 1938) at the same time, consecutively. In addition to winning both tournaments, during his time as coach of Italy, he remained unbeaten between 1930 and 1934, won two editions of the Dr. Gerö Cup (1930 and 1935) and won the gold medal at the Olympic Games (1936) and the bronze medal (1928). To this day, he has been the only coach to have won twice the World Cup.
Glasgow, 10- 5-1947 Stadium: Hampden Park (137,000) Referee: George Reader (England) Great Britain: Frank Victor SWIFT England / Manchester City George HARDWICK England / Middlesbrough William HUGHES England / Birmingham City Archibald MacAULAY Scotland / Brentford Jack VERNON Northern Ireland / West Bromwich Albion Ron BURGESS Wales / Tottenham Hotspur Stanley MATTHEWS © England / Stoke City Wilfred MANNION England / Middlesbrough Tommy LAWTON England / Chelsea William STEEL Scotland / Greenock Morton William LIDDELL Scotland / Liverpool Coach: Walter WINTERBOTTOM Rest of Europe: Julien DA RUI France / CO Roubaix-Tourcoing Poul PETERSEN Denmark / Akademisk Boldklub Willy STEFEN Switzerland / Chelsea John CAREY © Ireland / Manchester United Carlo PAROLA Italy / Juventus FC Josef LUDL Czechoslovakia / Sparta Praha Victor LEMBERECHTS Belgium / KV Mechelen Gunnar GREN Sweden / IFK Göteborg Gunnar NORDAHL Sweden / IFK Norrköping Faas WILKES Netherlands / Xerxes Rotterdam Carl Aage PRAEST Denmark / Řsterbros BK Coach: Karl RAPPAN Austria Goals: (1-0) Wilfred Mannion 22’ (1-1) Gunnar Nordahl 24’ (2-1) Wilfred Mannion 33’ pen (3-1) William Steel 35’ (4-1) Tommy Lawton 37’ (5-1) Carlos Parola own goal 74’ (6-1) Tommy Lawton 82’ Match to celebrate the readmission of Great Britain into the FIFA. "In 1946, the first post-war FIFA Congress saw the four UK associations welcomed back after an absence of almost 20 years. To help celebrate this momentous occasion, a match between a Team XI from the UK and a team from the Rest of Europe was arranged for the following year. Many fans packed into the stadium to watch what the press had dubbed the "Match of the Century". The Great Britain side, playing in blue in honour of their hosts, was selected by new England manager Walter Winterbottom. The Daily Telegraph patriotically declared that the Brits had given their opponents a "lesson in football" and "outplayed the cream of Europe", while Pathé News simply stated that "British soccer is still the World's best". The football correspondent of the Glasgow Herald, however, offered a more cautious tone and felt the hosts had been flattered by the result..." Comment source: Neil Andrews.
Cardiff, 5-12-1951 Stadium: Ninian Park (26,454) Referee: Mervyn Griffiths (Wales) Wales: William "Bill" SHORTT Plymouth Argyle Walley BARNES © Arsenal Alfred SHERWOOD Cardiff City Roy PAUL Manchester City Raymond DANIEL Arsenal Ron BURGESS Tottenham Hotspur William FOULKES Newcastle United William MORRIS Burnley Trevor FORD Sunderland Ivor ALLCHURCH Swansea Town Roy CLARKE Manchester City Coach: Officials of the WFA Rest of United Kingdom: James COWAN Scotland / Greenock Morton George YOUNG Scotland / Rangers Alfred McMICHAEL Northern Ireland / Newcastle United Peter DOHERTY Northern Ireland / Doncaster Rovers Jack VERNON © Northern Ireland / West Bromwich Albion Billy WRIGHT England / Wolverhampton Wanderers Gordon SMITH Scotland / Hibernian Charles FLEMING Scotland / East Fife Nat LOFTHOUSE England / Bolton Wanderers Edward BAILY England / Tottenham Hotspur Leslie MEDLEY England / Tottenham Hotspur Coach: Walter WINTERBOTTOM England Goals: (1-0) Ivor Allchurch 15’ (2-0) Trevor Ford 23’ (3-0) Ivor Allchurch 62’ (3-1) Charles Fleming 64’ (3-2) Leslie Medley 83’ Match to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Football Association of Wales. The match is full A for Wales.
London, 21-10-1953 Stadium: Wembley (97,000) Referee: Mervyn Griffiths (Wales) England: Gilbert MERRICK Birmingham City Alf RAMSEY Tottenham Hotspur William ECKERSLEY Blackburn Rovers Billy WRIGHT © Wolverhampton Wanderers Derek UFTON Charlton Athletic Jimmy DICKINSON Portsmouth Stanley MATTHEWS Blackpool Stanley MORTENSEN Blackpool Nat LOFTHOUSE Bolton Wanderers Albert QUIXALL Sheffield Wednesday James MULLEN Wolverhampton Wanderers Coach: Walter WINTERBOTTOM England Rest of Europe: Walter ZEMAN > Austria / SK Rapid Wien < (46’ Vladimir BEARA) Yugoslavia / Hajduk Split Joaquín NAVARRO Spain / Real Madrid Gerhard HANAPPI Austria / SK Rapid Wien Zlatko CAJKOVSKI Yugoslavia / FK Partizan Beograd Josef POSIPAL West Germany / Hamburger SV Ernst OCWIRK © Austria / FK Austria Wien Giampiero BONIPERTI Italy / Juventus FC Ladislav KUBALA Spain / Barcelona Gunnar NORDAHL Sweden / AC Milan Bernard VUKAS Yugoslavia / Hajduk Split Branko ZEBEC Yugoslavia / FK Partizan Beograd Coach: Karel LOTSY Netherlands Goals: (0-1) Ladislav Kubala 5’ pen (1-1) Stanley Mortensen 8' (1-2) Giampiero Boniperti 15' (1-3) Giampiero Boniperti 39' (2-3) James Mullen 43’ (3-3) James Mullen 49’ (3-4) Ladislav Kubala 64' (4-4) Alf Ramsey 90' pen The match is full A for England. This match, retrospectively, is not recognised as official by FIFA, even though, FIFA choose the team and made requests regarding the officials. The players of the Europe team (or Rest of Europe) had their shirts with the FIFA shield (light blue buttoned-up collared jerseys). Other substitutes that did not enter: Ernst Happel (SK Rapid Wien), Karl Stotz (FK Austria Wien), Andrés Bosch and Estanislau Basora (both Barcelona) Alfredo de Stefano, originally named to the squad, was not permitted to play because of a dispute between the Spanish FA and Colombian FA over the players' transfer. "This superb match was arranged to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Football Association and although the Rest of Europe side was somewhat of a makeshift eleven, the two teams produced a suitably memorable occasion. In fact the visitors almost ended England's proud record of never losing to a continental side on home soil. It was magnificent entertainment by the superior skills of the Europe team". Comment source: Mike Payne.
Belfast, 13- 8-1955 Stadium: Windsor Park (35,000) Referee: Jan Bronkhorst (Netherlands) United Kingdom: Jack KELSEY Wales / Arsenal Richard SILLETT England / Chelsea Joseph McDONALD Scotland / Sunderland Danny BLANCHFLOWER Northern Ireland / Tottenham Hotspur John CHARLES Wales / Leeds United Bertie PEACOCK Northern Ireland / Belfast Celtic Stanley MATTHEWS © England / Blackpool Robert JOHNSTONE Scotland / Hibernian Thomas Roy BENTLEY England / Chelsea James McILROY Northern Ireland / Burnley William LIDDELL Scotland / Liverpool Coach: Walter WINTERBOTTOM England Rest of Europe: Lorenzo BUFFON Italy / AC Milan Bengt GUSTAVSSON Sweden / IFK Norrköping Alfons VAN BRANDT Belgium / Lierse SK Ernst OCWIRK © Austria / FK Austria Wien Robert JONQUET France / Stade Reims Vujadin BOSKOV Yugoslavia / FK Vojvodina Novi Sad Raymond KOPA France / Stade Reims Jřrgen SŘRENSEN Denmark / AC Milan Bernard VUKAS Yugoslavia / Hajduk Split José António Barreto TRAVASSOS Portugal / Sporting Lisboa Jean VINCENT France / Lille OSC Coach: Johan CRAHAY Belgium Goals: (1-0) Robert Johnstone 25’ (1-1) Jean Vincent 27’ (1-2) Bernard Vukas 77’ (1-3) Bernard Vukas 87’ (1-4) Bernard Vukas 88’ pen Match commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Irish Football Association. "Despite the presence of the great Stanley Matthews, the GB team were soundly beaten, Bernard Vukas scoring an 11-minute hat-trick as the Rest of Europe won 4-1. The home crowd would have been especially delighted to note the presence of local boys Danny Blanchflower and Jimmy McIlroy. Representing Scotland was Liverpool legend Billy Liddell, whilst the formidable all-rounder John Charles was foremost amongst the Welsh contingent" Comment source: BFI Player.
London, 23-10-1963 Stadium: Wembley (100,000) Referee: Robert Davidson (Scotland) England: Gordon BANKS Leicester City James ARMFIELD © Blackpool Ray WILSON Huddersfield Town Gordon MILNE Liverpool Maurice NORMAN Tottenham Hotspur Bobby MOORE West Ham United Terry PAINE Southampton Jimmy GREAVES Tottenham Hotspur Bobby SMITH Tottenham Hotspur George EASTHAM Arsenal Bobby CHARLTON Manchester United Coach: Alf RAMSEY England FIFA: Lev YASHIN > Soviet Union / Dynamo Moskva < (46’ Milutin SOSKIC) Yugoslavia / FK Partizan Beograd DJALMA SANTOS > Brazil / Palmeiras SE Săo Paulo < (46’ Luis EYZAGUIRRE) Chile / Universidad de Chile Karl-Heinz SCHNELLINGER West Germany / AC Mantova Svatopluk PLUSKAL Czechoslovakia / Dukla Praha Ján POPLUHÁR Czechoslovakia / Slovan Bratislava Josef MASOPUST > Czechoslovakia / Dukla Praha < (46’ Jim BAXTER) Scotland / Rangers Raymond KOPA > France / Stade Reims < (59' Uwe SEELER) West Germany / Hamburger SV Denis LAW Scotland / Manchester United Alfredo DI STÉFANO © Spain / Real Madrid EUSÉBIO da Silva Ferreira > Portugal / Benfica Lisboa < (46’ Ferenc PUSKÁS Hungary / Real Madrid Fransisco GENTO Spain / Real Madrid Coach: Fernando RIERA Chile Goals: (1-0) Terry Paine 66' (1-1) Denis Law 82’ (2-1) Jimmy Greaves 90' Match in celebration of the Centenary of The Football Association. The match is full A for England. The substitues for the FIFA Rest of the World team were pre-planned hence the same shirt numbers with those that they replaced. However, an injury to Raymond Kopa saw him being replaced by Uwe Seeler instead of the intended Alfredo Di Stefano. Therefore there were two 9s on the field for the second half. Fernando Riera was the first South American coach to head a Rest of the World selection. It was a recognition of FIFA for having achieved the third place in the World Cup in Chile in 1962. Achievement to gather the best players at that time, but could not be present Pele (by the opposition of a businessman who left him bankrupt) or Garrincha, who was injured. Nor could the Argentine Silvio Marzolini, the best left-back in the world at that time, also injured. A curiosity: Alf Ramsey played ten years ago as a player for England and is now coach with England. "It was a fantastic event, with an exhilarating Wembley and thousands of fans enjoying the players. FIFA regulations allowed for only one substitution per team, and with the talent in their squad the Rest of the World threatened not to play unless they were allowed to make five changes, giving the entire squad an opportunity to take to the pitch. The FA relented, but although England had five players on the bench, none came on". Denis Law said: ‘To be lining up alongside some of the finest footballers who ever lived, including my all-time hero Alfredo Di Stefano, was an absolutely unimaginable honour. There is an old saying that you should never meet your heroes but whoever came up with that notion had obviously never encountered Alfredo Di Stefano". England’s goalkeeper Gordon Banks said: "There was nowhere near as much football on the telly in those days, so to have all those great stars in one place, on one pitch, the FA could have sold those Wembley tickets 10 times over…. We played really well but I had never played against them. I was playing for clubs that weren’t in Europe so it was a great thrill for me. And I rated Lev Yashin as the top goalkeeper in the world, a superman". Comment source: The Daily Mail.
Křbenhavn, 20- 5-1964 Stadium: Idraetspark (45,000) Referee: Leo Horn (Netherlands) Nordic Countries: Sverre ANDERSEN Norway / Viking Stavanger FK Jens HANSEN Denmark / Esbjerg fB Hans ROSANDER > Sweden / IFK Norrköping < (46 Jens PETERSEN) Denmark / Esbjerg fB Bent HANSEN Denmark / BK 1903 Ake JOHANSSON Sweden / IFK Norrköping Olli HEINONEN Finland / FC Reipas Lahti Roland JENSEN Norway / Brann SK Prawitz ÖBERG Sweden / Malmö FF Ole MADSEN Denmark / Hellerup IK Harry BILD Sweden / FC Zürich Juhani PELTONEN Finland / FC Haka Valkeakosken Coach: Poul PEDERSEN Denmark Rest of Europe: Lev YASHIN > Soviet Union / Dynamo Moskva < (46’ Hans TILKOWSKI) West Germany / Borussia Dortmund Jozef BOMBA > Czechoslovakia / 1.FC Tatran Presov < (50’ Alexander HAMILTON) Scotland / Dundee Ray WILSON England / Huddersfield Town Valery VORONIN Soviet Union / FC Torpedo Moskva Ján POPLUHÁR Czechoslovakia / Slovan Bratislava Jim BAXTER Scotland / Rangers JOSÉ AUGUSTO Portugal / Benfica Lisboa Jimmy GREAVES England / Tottenham Hotspur Paul VAN HIMST > Belgium / RSC Anderlecht < (46’ EUSÉBIO da Silva Ferreira) Portugal / Benfica Lisboa Denis LAW Scotland / Manchester United Bobby CHARLTON © England / Manchester United Coach: Helmut SCHÖN West Germany Goals: (0-1) Jimmy Greaves 4’ (0-2) Jimmy Greaves 39’ (0-3) Denis Law 48’ (1-3) Juhani Peltonen 50’ (1-4) Eusébio 55’ (2-4) Harry Bild 87’ The match observed the 75th anniversary of the Dansk Boldspil-Union (Denmark Football Association).
Beograd, 23- 9-1964 Stadium: Stadion Jugoslovenska Narodna Armija (20,000) Referee: Gottfried Dienst (Switzerland) Yugoslavia: Milutin SOSKIC © > FK Partizan Beograd < (46’ Zlatko SKORIC) GNK Dinamo Zagreb Rudolf BELIN GNK Dinamo Zagreb Fahrudin JUSUFI FK Partizan Beograd Vojislav MELIC FK Crvena zvezda Beograd Milan KOP FK Crvena zvezda Beograd Velibor VASOVIC FK Partizan Beograd Spasoje SAMARDZIC > OFK Beograd < (70’ Zvezdan CEBINAC) FK Partizan Beograd Slaven ZAMBATA GNK Dinamo Zagreb Milan GALIC FK Partizan Beograd Borivoje KOSTIC FK Crvena zvezda Beograd Josip SKOBLAR OFK Beograd Coach: Ljubomir LOVRIC Yugoslavia UEFA: Lev YASHIN Soviet Union / Dynamo Moskva Jan LALA Czechoslovakia / Slavia Praha Karl-Heinz SCHNELLINGER West Germany / AS Roma Valery VORONIN Soviet Union / FC Torpedo Moskva Kálmán MÉSZÖLY Hungary / Vasas SC Budapest Svatopluk PLUSKAL Czechoslovakia / Dukla Praha JOSÉ AUGUSTO Portugal / Benfica Lisboa Josef MASOPUST © Czechoslovakia / Dukla Praha Uwe SEELER West Germany / Hamburger SV EUSÉBIO da Silva Ferreira Portugal / Benfica Lisboa António SIMÔES da Costa > Portugal / Benfica Lisboa < (46’ Karoly SANDOR) Hungary / MTK Budapest Coach: Helmut SCHÖN West Germany Goals: (0-1) Uwe Seeler 22’ (0-2) Eusébio 23’ pen (1-2) Kostic 30’ (1-3) Eusébio 43’ (1-4) Eusébio 52’ (1-5) Eusébio 55’ (2-5) Galic 63’ (2-6) Uwe Seeler 68’ (2-7) José Augusto 87’ Match is full A for Yugoslavia. Skopje earthquake appeal fund. On July 26, 1963 there was an earthquake in the city of Skopje (Macedonia) whose magnitude was 6.1. More than 1,000 people died, and between 3,000 and 4,000 were injured. It is estimated that 80 percent of the city was destroyed.
Stoke, 28- 4-1965 Stadium: Victoria Ground (35,000) Referee: Arthur Ellis (England) Great Britain: Anthony WAITERS England / Blackpool George COHEN England / Fulham Ronald FLOWERS England / Wolverhampton Wanderers Robert THOMPSON England / Wolverhampton Wanderers John HAYNES England / Fulham Jim BAXTER Scotland / Rangers Stanley MATTHEWS © England / Stoke City Jimmy GREAVES England / Tottenham Hotspur Alan GILZEAN > Scotland / Tottenham Hotspur < (46’ John RITCHIE) England / Stoke City Bryan DOUGLAS England / Blackburn Rovers Cliff JONES Wales / Tottenham Hotspur Rest of Europe: Lev YASHIN Soviet Union / Dynamo Moskva Kai JOHANSEN Norway / Greenock Morton Ján POPLUHÁR Czechoslovakia / Slovan Bratislava Karl-Heinz SCHNELLINGER West Germany / AS Roma Svatopluk PLUSKAL Czechoslovakia / Dukla Praha Josef MASOPUST Czechoslovakia / Dukla Praha Willie HENDERSON Scotland / Rangers Ladislav KUBALA Spain / Barcelona Alfredo Di STÉFANO Spain / Real Madrid Ferenc PUSKÁS © > Spain / Real Madrid < (46’ Řle SŘRENSEN) Denmark / KB 1876 Frits VANDEN BOER Belgium / Beerschot VAC Goals: (0-1) Frits Van der Boer 4’ (0-2) Ferenc Puskás 7’ (1-2) Bryan Douglas 12’ (1-3) Ferenc Puskás 24’ (2-3) Jimmy Greaves 34’ (2-4) Josef Masopust 43’ (2-5) Ladislav Kubala 66’ (3-5) John Ritchie 75’ (4-5) Bryan Douglas 81’ (4-6) Willie Henderson 89’ Match for the Stanley Matthews farewell. "After 19 years of faithful service split across two stints, Stoke City lay on an extraordinary extravaganza of a farewell testimonial for the club’s most famous son, Sir Stanley Matthews, on his retirement. As well as the 35,000 fans in attendance at the Victoria Ground, the stadium was chock full of Eurovision television cameras and radio services from around the world. All in all, it’s said some 112 million people tuned in to watch ‘The Wizard of Dribble’ weave his silken magic one final time. It truly was a momentous day. Yahin and Puskas carried the departing hero off on their shoulders as the 35,000 fans inside the Victoria Ground serenaded him from the pitch with a rousing chorus of ‘Auld Lang Syne’…" Comment source Chris Wright.
Helsinki, 20- 6-1967 Stadium: Olympia-Stadion (20,000) Referee: Magnus Petursson (Iceland) Nordic Countries: Lars NÄSMAN © Finland / FC Kuusysi Pertti MÄKIPÄÄ > Finland / FC Reipas Lahti < (80’ Reima NUMMILA) Finland / TPS Turku Timo KAUTONEN Finland / FC Reipas Lahti Nils EGGEN Norway / Rosenborg Trondheim Hans SELANDER Sweden / Helsingborgs IF Juhani PELTONEN Finland / FC Haka Valkeakosken Olav NIELSEN > Norway / Viking Stavanger < (72’ Simo SYRJÄVAARA) Finland / FC Kuusysi Bent SCHIMDT-HANSEN Denmark / Horsens fS Finn LAUDRUP Denmark / Vanlřse IF Inge DANIELSSON Sweden / Helsingborgs IF Tommy LINDHOLM Finland / TPS Turku Coach: Olavi LAAKSONEN Finland Soviet Union: Lev YASHIN > Dynamo Moskva < (46’ Anzor KAVAZASHVILLI) Torpedo Moskva Valentin AFONIN CSKA Rostov-na-Donu Albert SCHESTERNEV © CSKA Moskva Murtaz KHURTSILAVA FC Dinamo Tbilisi Alexander LENYOV Torpedo Moskva Ioszef SABO FC Dynamo Kyiv Feodor MEDVED FC Dynamo Kyiv Eduard MALOFEEV Dynamo Minsk Anatoliy BYSHOVETS FC Dynamo Kyiv Eduard STRELSOV Torpedo Moskva Anatoli BANISCHEVSKI > Neftchi Baku < (63’ Kaspeg TUAJEV) Neftchi Baku Coach: Mikhail YAKUSHIN Soviet Union Goals: (1-0) Tommy Lindholm 30’ (1-1) Feodor Medved 42’ (2-1) Olav Nielsen 47’ (2-2) Murtaz Khurtsilava 74’ Match to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Suomen Paalloliitto (Football Association of Finland). The match is full A for Soviet Union.
Madrid, 27- 9-1967 Stadium: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu (35,000) Referee: José María Ortiz de Mendibil (Spain) Spain: José Ángel IRIBAR © > Athletic Bilbao < (46’ Salvador SADURNI) Barcelona Manuel SÁNCHIS > Real Madrid < (46’ ELADIO Silvestre) Barcelona Pedro DE FELIPE Real Madrid Francisco Fernández 'GALLEGO' Atlético Madrid Severino REIJA Real Zaragoza Jesús GLARIA Atlético Madrid ADELARDO Rodríguez Atlético Madrid José UFARTE Atlético Madrid Ramón GROSSO Real Madrid MARCELINO Martínez Real Zaragoza JOSÉ MARÍA García > RCD Espańol < (46’ Manuel BUENO) Real Madrid Coach: Domingo BALMAÑA Spain Rest of the World: Giuliano SARTI > Italy / FC Internazionale < (30’ Peter BONETTI) England / Chelsea Charles COOKE Scotland / Chelsea Karl-Heinz SCHNELLINGER West Germany / AC Milan Ian URE Scotland / Arsenal Tarcisio BURGNICH Italy / FC Internazionale Gianni RIVERA Italy / AC Milan Mário COLUNA © > Portugal / Benfica Lisboa < (46‘ Julio César BENÍTEZ) Uruguay / Barcelona Kurt HAMRIN > Sweden / AC Milan < (46‘ WALDO) Brazil / Valencia CF Sandro MAZZOLA Italy / FC Internazionale EUSÉBIO da Silva Ferreira > Portugal / Benfica Lisboa < (50’ Fernand GOYVAERTS) Belgium / Elche CF Mario CORSO Italy / FC Internazionale Coach: Helenio Herrera Argentina Goals: (0-1) Sandro Mazzola 23’ (0-2) Eusébio 30’ (0-3) Fernand Goyvaerts 88’ Match to celebrate the 65th birthday of Ricardo Zamora. To talk about Ricardo Zamora Martínez ("El Divino") is to talk about a myth of football and the most universal footballer that Spain has had. He was born in Barcelona (21.01.1901) and had a remarkable performance in his country. Considered the first crack of the soccer of his country, in his honor the Zamora Trophy was instituted in 1959, that rewards to the goalkeeper conceding fewest goals every season in the Spanish League. He spent 26 years in the clubs of Espańol, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Nice, as well as the Spanish National Team.
Río de Janeiro, 6-11-1968 Stadium: Maracană (93,000) Referee: Diego De Leo (Italy) Brazil: Ronei Pablo PICASSO FC Săo Paulo CARLOS ALBERTO Torres > Santos FC < (46’ ISMAEL Moreira Braga) Botafogo FR EVERALDO Marques da Silva Gręmio Porto Alegrense NATAL de Carvalho Baroni > Cruzeiro EC < (46’ PAULO BORGES) Bangu AC JURANDIR de Freitas FC Săo Paulo ROBERTO DIAS Branco FC Săo Paulo Jair Ventura Filho "JAIRZINHO" > Botafogo FR GÉRSON Nunes de Oliveira Botafogo FR Roberto RIVELLINO SC Corinthians Paulista < (46’ Eduardo G. de Andrade "TOSTĂO") Cruzeiro EC Edson Arantes do Nascimento "PELÉ" Santos FC PAULO CÉSAR Lima Botafogo FR Coach: Aimoré MOREIRA Brazil FIFA: Lev YASHIN > Soviet Union / Dynamo Moskva > (46’ Ladislao MAZURKIEWICZ) Uruguay / CA Peńarol Dezsö NOVÁK Hungary / Ferencváros TC Budapest Silvio MARZOLINI > Argentina / Boca Juniors < (46’ Roberto PERFUMO) Argentina / Racing Club Albert SCHESTERNEV Soviet Union / CSKA Moskva Willi SCHULZ West Germany / Hamburger SV Franz BECKENBAUER West Germany / Bayern München Lajos SZÜCS Hungary / Ferencváros TC Budapest Wolfgang OVERATH West Germany / 1.FC Köln AMANCIO Amaro > Spain / Real Madrid < (46’ Slava METREVELI) Soviet Union / FC Dinamo Tbilisi Flórián ALBERT > Hungary / Ferencváros TC Budapest < (46’ Pedro ROCHA) Uruguay / CA Peńarol Dragan DZAJIC > Yugoslavia / FK Crvena zvezda < (46’ János FARKAS) Hungary / Vasas SC Budapest Coach: Dettmar CRAMER West Germany Goals: (1-0) Roberto Rivellino 2’ (1-1) Flórián Albert 33’ (2-1) Tostăo 90’ Match for the 10th anniversary of Brazil´s first World Cup. Match is full A for Brazil.
Cardiff, 28- 7-1969 Stadium: Ninian Park (13,600) Referee: Leo Callaghan (Wales) Wales: Gary (Gareth) SPRAKE Leeds United Peter RODRIGUES Leicester City Rod (Roderick) THOMAS Swindon Town Terry (Terrence) HENNESSY Nottingham Forest Mike ENGLAND © Tottenham Hotspur Graham MOORE Charlton Athletic Barrie JONES Cardiff City Cliff JONES Fulham Ron DAVIES Southampton John TOSHACK Cardiff City Ronald REES > Nottingham Forest < (81’ Gilbert REECE) Sheffield United Coach: David BOWEN Wales Rest of United Kingdom: Patrick JENNINGS Northern Ireland / Tottenham Hotspur Tommy GEMMELL Scotland / Celtic Terence COOPER > England / Leeds United < ((46’ Keith NEWTON) England / Blackburn Rovers Billy BREMNER Scotland / Leeds United Jack CHARLTON England / Leeds United Alan MULLERY England / Tottenham Hotspur George BEST Northern Ireland / Manchester United Francis LEE > England / Manchester City < (46’ Willie HENDERSON) Scotland / Rangers Derek DOUGAN Northern Ireland / Wolverhampton Wanderers Bobby CHARLTON © England / Manchester United John HUGHES Scotland / Celtic Coach: Alf RAMSEY England Goals: (0-1) Francis Lee 33’ Match celebrating the investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales. Match is full A for Wales.
Lisboa, 8-12-1970 Stadium: Estádio Nacional (46,387) Referee: Joaquim Campos (Portugal) Benfica Lisboa: JOSÉ HENRIQUE Rodrigues Marques > < (52’ JOĂO Francisco FONSECA dos Santos) António José Conceiçăo Oliveira "TONI" HUMBERTO Manuel de Jesús COELHO ADOLFO da Luz António CALISTO José Manuel Cerqueira Afonso dos Santos "ZECA" VITOR Manuel Rosa MARTINS > < (46’ Manuel Gomes Tamagnini Baptista "NENÉ") MÁRIO Esteves COLUNA © > < (14’ AUGUSTO MATINE) JAIME da Silva GRAÇA ARTUR JORGE Braga Melo Teixeira EUSÉBIO da Silva Ferreira António SIMÔES da Costa Coach: James HAGAN (England) Rest of Europe: José Ángel IRIBAR > Spain / Athletic Bilbao < (46’ Manuel Galrinho BENTO) Portugal / FC Barreirense Luis SUÁREZ Spain / UC Sampdoria Francisco Fernández "GALLEGO" Spain / Barcelona Tommy GEMMELL Scotland / Celtic José Martínez "PIRRI" > Spain / Real Madrid < (35’ Roger HUNT) England / Bolton Wanderers Bobby MOORE © England / West Ham United Johan CRUYFF > Netherlands / Ajax Amsterdam < (42’ John ANDERSEN) Denmark / B 1903 Křbenhavn Uwe SEELER West Germany / Hamburger SV Peter OSGOOD England / Chelsea Geoff HURST > England / West Ham United < (46’ José Eulogio GÁRATE Spain / Atlético Madrid Dragan DZAJIC > Yugoslavia / FK Crvena zvezda < (70’ Fernando RODILLA) Spain / RC Celta de Vigo Coach: Ladislav KUBABA Spain Goals: (1-0) Eusébio,32’ (2-0) Simôes 44’ (2-1) Uwe Seeler 47’ (2-2) Gárate 57’ (3-2) Artur Jorge 76’ Match in homage to Mário Coluna. Mário Coluna born in Mozambique developed his maximum career in Benfica He won ten League championships and six Portuguese Cups. In addition to two European Cups. With the National Team of Portugal participated in the World Cup in England '66, who together with Eusébio, achieved the third place. After returing from active football, he was president of the Mozambique Football Federation. He was the "Sacred Monster" of the club's fans, the "European Didi", as the Brazilian journalists called him, or, for Eusébio, simply the "Mr. Coluna".
Buenos Aires, 10-12-1970 Stadium: Estadio "La Bombonera" (35,000) Referee: Ángel Coerezza (Argentina) Boca Juniors: Antonio ROMA Julio MELÉNDEZ Silvio MARZOLINI Rubén SUŃÉ > < (46’ Armando OVIDE) Antonio Ubaldo RATTÍN © Roberto ROGEL Ramón PONCE Orlando MEDINA Nicolás NOVELLO > < (46’ Raúl SAVOY) Humberto CURIONE > < (46’ Omar LARROSA) Omar VILLAGRA > < (46’ Ignacio PEŃA) Coach: José María SILVERO South America: Ladislao MAZURKIEWICZ > Uruguay / CA Peńarol < (46’ Ailton Correia de Arruda "MANGA") Brazil / CN Nacional Roberto PERFUMO Argentina / Racing Club Atilio ANCHETTA Uruguay / CN Nacional Pablo FORLÁN Uruguay / CA Peńarol Ramón MIFFLIN Peru / Sporting Cristal Roberto MATOSAS © Uruguay / CA Peńarol Raúl BERNAO Argentina / CA Independiente Pedro ROCHA Uruguay / Săo Paulo FC Luis ARTIME Argentina / CN Nacional Ignacio PRIETO Chile / CN Nacional Oscar MAS Argentina / River Plate Coach: Adolfo PEDERNERA Argentina Goals: (0-1) Luis Artime 47’ (1-1) Omar Larrosa 77’ pen Antonio Ubaldo Rattin testimonial match. Still remains as one of the greatest idols of Boca Juniors, the only club where he played. In his fourteen-year professional career (1956-1970), winning the Argentine championship (1962, 1964, 1965, 1969). He had played 382 matches with 28 goals. With the Argentina national team he played 32 caps, including the 1962 FIFA World Cup, and as the captain in the 1966 FIFA World Cup that took place in England. He won the Taça das Naçőes (Nations Cup) in 1964, in Brazil.
Other matches (until 1970) involving supranational representative sides include the following:
1891 a combined Canada & USA team toured the UK 26-11-1899 Praha Bohemia-Austria XI 0-8 England FA XI 14- 7-1925 Tallinn Estonia 1-2 Austria-Finland combined 27- 4-1932 Bridgetown Barbados-Trinidad comb. 2-1 British Guiana 1933-34 a combined Chile & Peru team toured Europe 11- 5-1935 Liverpool English Football League 10-1 Wales-Ireland combined 4- 9-1947 Groningen V.V. Voorwaarts (Aruba) 2-1 Combined Suriname(SVB)-British Guiana 20- 8-1950 Belgian Congo 0-4 Combined Southern Rhodesia & Northern Rhodesia 18- 7-1951 Port Louis Port Louis XI 8-2 Madagascar-Reunion combined - 2-1952 a combined Caribbean XI toured Jamaica -12-1952 a combined Caribbean XI toured Surinam 20-12-1953 Dakar Sélection A.O.F. 2-0 Sélection Dakar 27-12-1953 Dakar Sélection A.O.F. 1-3 Sélection Maroc 28-12-1954 Calcutta India 5-3 Burma-Ceylon-Pakistan combined 9- 5-1955 Dublin All-Ireland XI 5-6 England XI 7- 5-1956 Dublin All-Ireland XI 3-5 England XI 14- 5-1956 Dublin Ireland-Wales XI 3-3 England-Scotland XI 24-11-1956 Melbourne USSR 2-1 United Germany (Olympic Games) 28-11-1956 Heidelberg Australia 3-3 United Germany (unofficial friendly) 15-10-1957 Curepipe Mauritius B 2-0 Madagascar-Reunion combined (1st selection) 15-10-1957 Curepipe Port Louis XI 0-0 Madagascar-Reunion combined (2nd selection) 5- 9-1958 Kuala Lumpur Malaya 3-2 The Rest (other teams in the Merdeka tournament) 5- 4-1959 Manila Hong Kong-Philippines XI 5-1 Taiwan 14- 5-1959 Singapore Malaya-Singapore XI 0-2 South Vietnam 1959 a combined British Caribbean team toured England 31- 1-1960 Kumasi Ghana 6-1 West Africa XI 15- 8-1960 Kuala Lumpur AFC Central Zone 5-3 AFC Eastern/Western Zones Combined 21- 1-1962 Kingstown Windward Islands 0-2 The Rest (teams in the Windward tournament) 22- 2-1963 Basseterre St Kitts bt Saint-Martin & Sint-Maarten combined 24- 2-1963 Basseterre Henderson XI (St Kitts) 2-0 Saint-Martin & Sint-Maarten combined - -1963 Guadeloupe - Saint-Martin & Sint-Maarten combined 21-10-1963 London Chelsea 1-0 World XI 14- 3-1964 Charlotte Amalie St Thomas 0-1 Saint-Martin & Sint-Maarten combined 15- 3-1964 Charlotte Amalie St Thomas 2-2 Saint-Martin & Sint-Maarten combined 24-10-1964 Mufulira Zambia 1-4 Ghana-Kenya-Uganda combined 13- 1-1965 Castries Windward Islands 0-1 Martinique XI (reportedly Club Colonial) 20- 7-1965 Ismaily 1-5 Pan-Arab XI 25- 7-1965 Tersana 2-1 Pan-Arab XI 29- 7-1965 Zamalek 2-2 Pan-Arab XI 1- 8-1965 Al-Ittihad 1-1 Pan-Arab XI 2- 6-1966 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 1-1 Asian All-Stars 5- 6-1966 Kuala Lumpur Asian All-Stars 1-5 Sheffield Wednesday 7- 6-1966 Penang Asian All-Stars 0-1 Fulham 9- 6-1966 Ipoh Asian All-Stars 2-1 Sheffield Wednesday 13-11-1966 St George's Windward Islands 1-1 The Rest (teams in the Windward tournament) 19- 5-1967 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 1-4 Asian All-Stars 25- 5-1967 Penang Asian All-Stars 0-7 Leicester City 28- 5-1967 Ipoh Asian All-Stars 0-3 Southampton 30- 5-1967 Kuala Lumpur Asian All-Stars 0-3 Leicester City 3- 6-1967 Singapore Asian All-Stars 0-3 Leicester City 28- 8-1967 Alor Star Kedah Invitational XI 1-6 Taiwan-Hong Kong combined 29- 8-1967 Penang Malaysian Malays 1-6 Taiwan-Hong Kong combined 5- 6-1968 Kampala East Africa XI 2-2 West Bromwich Albion
Thanks to Neil Morrison for additional list of matches
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