One Hundred Glorious Years

The Football Association was formed at the Freemason's Tavern in London on October 26th, 1863.  This football programme is the original one covering the match to celebrate the first centenary of any governing body in football.

The match is a fiesta of football with 22 of the very best players in the world here to commemorate this special occasion at Wembley stadium on Wednesday, 23rd October 1963: Kick-Off 2-45pm

Czech visitors to the web site will note the half-back line of the Rest of the World team with interest!

England 2 v Rest of World 1

Key: G Goalkeeper: RB Right Back: LB Left Back: RH Right Half:
CH Centre Half: LH Left Half: OR Outside Right: IL Inside Left:
IR Inside Right: CF Centre Forward
Rest of the World: 1 (Law 82)
Lev Yashin (U.S.S.R.), G
Milutin Soskic (Yugoslavia), G
Djalma Santos (Brazil), RB
Luis Eyzaguirre (Chile), RB
Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (W.Germany), LB
Svatopluk Pluskal (Czechoslovakia), RH
Jan Popluhar (Czechoslovakia), CH
Josef Masopust (Czechoslovakia), LH
Jim Baxter (Scotland), LH
Raymond Kopa (France), OR
Eusebio Da Silva (Portugal), IL
Denis Law (Scotland), IR
Alfredo Di Stefano (Spain), CF
Uwe Seeler (West Germany), CF
Edson A. N. Pele (Brazil), IL
Ferenc Puskas (Hungary), IL
Francisco Gento (Spain), OL
England: 2 (Paine 66, Greaves 90)
Gordon Banks (Leicester City), G
Jimmy Armfield (Blackpool), RB
Ray Wilson (Huddersfield Town), LB
Gordon Milne (Liverpool), RH
Maurice Norman (Tottenham Hotspur), CH
Bobby Moore (West Ham United), LH
Terry Paine (Southampton), OR
Jimmy Greaves (Tottenham Hotspur), IR
Bobby Smith (Tottenham Hotspur), CF
George Eastham (Arsenal), IL
Bobby Charlton (Manchester United), OL

A. Waiters (Blackpool)
K. Shellito (Chelsea)
R. Flowers (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
A. Kay (Everton)
J. Baker (Arsenal)