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Below are the squads for the 1954 FIFA World Cup tournament in Switzerland. This was the first World Cup where the players were assigned squad numbers.

Contents

Group 1

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Brazil Brazil

Head coach: Zezé Moreira

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Castilho 27 November 1927 (aged 26) 13 Brazil Fluminense
2 DF Djalma Santos 27 February 1929 (aged 25) 14 Brazil Portuguesa
3 DF Nílton Santos 16 May 1927 (aged 27) 18 Brazil Botafogo
4 DF Brandãozinho 9 June 1925 (aged 29) 12 Brazil Portuguesa
5 MF Pinheiro 13 January 1932 (aged 22) 13 Brazil Fluminense
6 MF Bauer 21 November 1925 (aged 28) 21 Brazil São Paulo FC
7 FW Julinho 29 July 1929 (aged 24) 13 Brazil Portuguesa
8 FW Didi 8 October 1929 (aged 24) 13 Brazil Fluminense
9 FW Baltazar 14 January 1926 (aged 28) 19 Brazil Corinthians
10 FW Pinga 11 February 1924 (aged 30) 14 Brazil Vasco da Gama
11 FW Rodrigues 27 June 1925 (aged 28) 14 Brazil Palmeiras
12 DF Paulinho 15 April 1932 (aged 22) Brazil Vasco da Gama
13 DF Alfredo 27 October 1924 (aged 29) Brazil São Paulo FC
14 MF Ely 14 May 1921 (aged 33) 15 Brazil Vasco da Gama
15 DF Mauro 30 August 1930 (aged 23) 4 Brazil São Paulo FC
16 MF Dequinha 19 March 1928 (aged 26) 7 Brazil Flamengo
17 FW Maurinho 6 June 1933 (aged 21) 0 Brazil São Paulo FC
18 FW Humberto 4 February 1934 (aged 20) 3 Brazil Palmeiras
19 FW Índio 1 March 1931 (aged 23) 0 Brazil Flamengo
20 FW Rubens 4 November 1928 (aged 25) 1 Brazil Flamengo
21 GK Veludo 7 August 1930 (aged 23) 3 Brazil Fluminense
22 GK Cabeção 23 August 1930 (aged 23) Brazil Corinthians

Yugoslavia Yugoslavia

Head coach: Aleksandar Tirnanić

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Vladimir Beara 2 November 1928 (aged 25) 25 Yugoslavia Hajduk Split
2 DF Branko Stanković 31 October 1921 (aged 32) 50 Yugoslavia Crvena Zvezda Belgrade
3 DF Tomislav Crnković 17 June 1929 (aged 24) 17 Yugoslavia Dinamo Zagreb
4 MF Zlatko Čajkovski 24 January 1923 (aged 31) 51 Yugoslavia Partizan Belgrade
5 DF Ivan Horvat 16 July 1926 (aged 27) 43 Yugoslavia Dinamo Zagreb
6 DF Vujadin Boškov 16 May 1931 (aged 23) 22 Yugoslavia Vojvodina Novi Sad
7 FW Tihomir Ognjanov 2 March 1927 (aged 27) 22 Yugoslavia Crvena Zvezda Belgrade
8 DF Rajko Mitić 6 September 1922 (aged 31) 47 Yugoslavia Crvena Zvezda Belgrade
9 FW Bernard Vukas 1 May 1927 (aged 27) 35 Yugoslavia Hajduk Split
10 MF Stjepan Bobek 3 December 1923 (aged 30) 53 Yugoslavia Partizan Belgrade
11 FW Branko Zebec 17 May 1929 (aged 25) 22 Yugoslavia Partizan Belgrade
12 GK Branko Kralj 10 March 1924 (aged 30) 0 Yugoslavia Dinamo Zagreb
13 DF Miljan Zeković 15 November 1925 (aged 28) 3 Yugoslavia Crvena Zvezda Belgrade
14 MF Lev Mantula 8 December 1928 (aged 25) 0 Yugoslavia Dinamo Zagreb
15 MF Ljubiša Spajić 7 March 1926 (aged 28) 6 Yugoslavia Crvena Zvezda Belgrade
16 DF Sima Milovanov 10 April 1923 (aged 31) 4 Yugoslavia Vojvodina Novi Sad
17 DF Bruno Belin 16 January 1929 (aged 25) 3 Yugoslavia Partizan Belgrade
18 FW Miloš Milutinović 5 February 1933 (aged 21) 8 Yugoslavia Partizan Belgrade
19 MF Zlatko Papec 17 January 1934 (aged 20) 1 Yugoslavia Hajduk Split
20 FW Dionizije Dvornić 27 April 1926 (aged 28) 3 Yugoslavia Dinamo Zagreb
21 FW Todor Veselinović 22 October 1930 (aged 23) 2 Yugoslavia Vojvodina Novi Sad
22 FW Aleksandar Petaković 6 August 1932 (aged 21) 0 Yugoslavia Radnicki Belgrade

France France

Head coach: Pierre Pibarot

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK François Remetter 8 August 1928 (aged 25) 4 France FC Metz
2 GK César Ruminski 14 June 1924 (aged 30) 7 France Lille OSC
3 GK Claude Abbes 24 May 1927 (aged 27) 0 France AS Saint-Étienne
4 DF Lazare Gianessi 9 November 1925 (aged 28) 12 France AS Monaco FC
5 DF Jacques Grimonpon 30 July 1925 (aged 28) 0 France FC Girondins de Bordeaux
6 DF Raymond Kaelbel 31 January 1932 (aged 22) 0 France RC Strasbourg
7 DF Roger Marche 5 March 1924 (aged 30) 37 France Stade de Reims
8 MF Guillaume Bieganski 3 November 1932 (aged 21) 1 France Lille OSC
9 MF Antoine Cuissard 19 July 1924 (aged 29) 27 France OGC Nice
10 MF Robert Jonquet 3 May 1925 (aged 29) 26 France Stade de Reims
11 MF Xercès Louis 31 October 1926 (aged 27) 0 France RC Lens
12 MF Jean-Jacques Marcel 13 June 1931 (aged 23) 8 France FC Sochaux
13 FW Abderrahmane Mahjoub 25 April 1929 (aged 25) 2 France OGC Nice
14 DF Armand Penverne 26 November 1926 (aged 27) 11 France Stade de Reims
15 MF Abdelaziz Ben Tifour 25 July 1927 (aged 26) 1 France AS Troyes
16 FW René Dereuddre 26 June 1930 (aged 23) 1 France Toulouse FC
17 FW Léon Glovacki 19 February 1928 (aged 26) 3 France Stade de Reims
18 FW Raymond Kopa 13 October 1931 (aged 22) 13 France Stade de Reims
19 MF Michel Leblond 10 May 1932 (aged 22) 1 France Stade de Reims
20 FW Ernest Schultz 29 January 1931 (aged 23) 0 France Olympique de Lyon
21 FW André Strappe 23 February 1928 (aged 26) 23 France Lille OSC
22 FW Jean Vincent 29 November 1930 (aged 23) 2 France Lille OSC

Mexico Mexico

Head coach: Spain Antonio López Herranz

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Antonio Carbajal 7 June 1929 (aged 25) 11 Mexico FC León
2 DF Narciso López 18 August 1928 (aged 25) 3 Mexico Oro
3 MF Jorge Romo 20 April 1934 (aged 20) 5 Mexico Marte
4 DF Saturnino Martínez 1918 6 Mexico Necaxa
5 DF Raúl Cárdenas 30 October 1928 (aged 25) 4 Mexico Puebla F.C.
6 MF Rafael Avalos 1922 3 Mexico Atlante F.C.
7 FW Alfredo Torres 31 May 1931 (aged 23) 3 Mexico F.C. Atlas A.C.
8 FW José Naranjo 19 March 1926 (aged 28) 12 Mexico Oro
9 FW José Luis Lamadrid 1928 5 Mexico Necaxa
10 FW Tomás Balcázar 21 December 1931 (aged 22) 9 Mexico Chivas de Guadalajara
11 FW Raúl Arellano 28 February 1935 (aged 19) 0 Mexico Chivas de Guadalajara
12 GK Salvador Mota 1923 0 Mexico Atlante F.C.
13 DF Sergio Bravo 6 Mexico FC León
14 MF Juan Gómez 26 June 1924 (aged 29) 0 Mexico F.C. Atlas A.C.
15 FW Carlos Blanco 1927 4 Mexico Necaxa
16 MF Pedro Nájera 3 February 1929 (aged 25) 0 Mexico Club América
17 FW Carlos Septién 18 January 1923 (aged 31) 11 Mexico Tampico
18 FW Carlos Carus 0 Mexico Club Toluca
19 FW Moises Jinich 1 Mexico Atlante F.C.
20 FW José Antonio Roca 24 May 1928 (aged 26) 7 Mexico Zacatapec
21 MF Mario Ochoa 1927 5 Mexico Marte
22 FW Ranulfo Cortés 0 Mexico Oro

Group 2

Hungary Hungary

Head coach: Gusztáv Sebes

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Gyula Grosics 4 February 1926 (aged 28) 31 Hungary Budapesti Honvéd SE
2 DF Jenő Buzánszky 4 May 1925 (aged 29) 23 Hungary Dorogi Bányász
3 DF Gyula Lóránt 6 February 1923 (aged 31) 24 Hungary Budapesti Honvéd SE
4 DF Mihály Lantos 29 September 1928 (aged 25) 30 Hungary Budapesti Vörös Lobogó
5 MF József Bozsik 25 November 1925 (aged 28) 48 Hungary Budapesti Honvéd SE
6 FW József Zakariás 25 March 1924 (aged 30) 31 Hungary Budapesti Vörös Lobogó
7 FW József Tóth 16 May 1929 (aged 25) 2 Hungary Csepel SC
8 FW Sándor Kocsis 21 September 1929 (aged 24) 36 Hungary Budapesti Honvéd SE
9 FW Nándor Hidegkuti 3 March 1922 (aged 32) 36 Hungary Budapesti Vörös Lobogó
10 FW Ferenc Puskás 2 April 1927 (aged 27) 55 Hungary Budapesti Honvéd SE
11 FW Zoltán Czibor 8 August 1929 (aged 24) 26 Hungary Budapesti Honvéd SE
12 DF Béla Kárpáti 30 September 1929 (aged 24) 1 Hungary Győri Vasas ETO
13 DF Pál Várhidi 6 November 1931 (aged 22) 0 Hungary Budapesti Dózsa
14 MF Imre Kovács 26 November 1921 (aged 32) 8 Hungary Budapesti Vörös Lobogó
15 MF Ferenc Szojka 7 April 1931 (aged 23) 0 Hungary Salgótarjáni BTC
16 MF László Budai 19 July 1928 (aged 25) 21 Hungary Budapesti Honvéd SE
17 FW Ferenc Machos 30 June 1932 (aged 21) 0 Hungary Budapesti Honvéd SE
18 FW Lajos Csordás 6 October 1932 (aged 21) 7 Hungary Vasas SC
19 FW Péter Palotás 27 June 1929 (aged 24) 16 Hungary Budapesti Vörös Lobogó
20 FW Mihály Tóth 24 September 1926 (aged 27) 3 Hungary Budapesti Dózsa
21 GK Sándor Gellér 12 July 1925 (aged 28) 5 Hungary Budapesti Vörös Lobogó
22 GK Géza Gulyás 5 June 1931 (aged 23) 0 Hungary Budapesti Kinizsi

West Germany West Germany

Head coach: Sepp Herberger

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Toni Turek 18 January 1919 (aged 35) 13 West Germany Fortuna Düsseldorf
2 DF Fritz Laband 1 November 1925 (aged 28) 1 West Germany Hamburger SV
3 DF Werner Kohlmeyer 19 April 1924 (aged 30) 12 West Germany 1. FC Kaiserslautern
4 DF Hans Bauer 28 July 1927 (aged 26) 2 West Germany Bayern Munich
5 DF Herbert Erhardt 6 July 1930 (aged 23) 1 West Germany SpVgg Fürth
6 MF Horst Eckel 8 February 1932 (aged 22) 8 West Germany 1. FC Kaiserslautern
7 DF Josef Posipal 20 June 1927 (aged 26) 15 West Germany Hamburger SV
8 MF Karl Mai 27 July 1928 (aged 25) 3 West Germany SpVgg Fürth
9 MF Paul Mebus 9 June 1920 (aged 34) 5 West Germany 1. FC Köln
10 DF Werner Liebrich 18 January 1927 (aged 27) 2 West Germany 1. FC Kaiserslautern
11 MF Karl-Heinz Metzner 9 January 1923 (aged 31) 2 West Germany KSV Hessen Kassel
12 FW Helmut Rahn 16 August 1929 (aged 24) 9 West Germany Rot-Weiss Essen
13 MF Max Morlock 11 May 1925 (aged 29) 12 West Germany 1. FC Nuremberg
14 FW Bernhard Klodt 26 October 1926 (aged 27) 6 West Germany FC Schalke 04
15 FW Ottmar Walter 3 March 1924 (aged 30) 11 West Germany 1. FC Kaiserslautern
16 MF Fritz Walter 31 October 1920 (aged 33) 38 West Germany 1. FC Kaiserslautern
17 FW Richard Herrmann 28 January 1923 (aged 31) 7 West Germany FSV Frankfurt
18 FW Ulrich Biesinger 6 August 1933 (aged 20) 0 West Germany BC Augsburg
19 FW Alfred Pfaff 16 July 1926 (aged 27) 1 West Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
20 FW Hans Schäfer 19 October 1927 (aged 26) 5 West Germany 1. FC Köln
21 GK Heinz Kubsch 20 July 1930 (aged 23) 1 West Germany FK Pirmasens
22 GK Heinz Kwiatkowski 16 July 1926 (aged 27) 0 West Germany Borussia Dortmund

Turkey Turkey

Head coach: Italy Sandro Puppo

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Turgay Şeren 15 May 1932 (aged 22) 11 Turkey Galatasaray S.K.
2 DF Rıdvan Bolatlı 2 December 1928 (aged 25) 2 Turkey Ankaragücü GK
3 DF Basri Dirimlili 7 June 1929 (aged 25) 3 Turkey Fenerbahçe SK
4 DF Mustafa Ertan 21 April 1926 (aged 28) 4 Turkey Ankaragücü GK
5 MF Çetin Zeybek 12 September 1932 (aged 21) 2 Turkey Kasımpaşa SK
6 MF Rober Eryol 21 December 1930 (aged 23) 5 Turkey Galatasaray S.K.
7 FW Erol Keskin 2 March 1927 (aged 27) 1 Turkey Adalet Istanbul
8 FW Suat Mamat 8 November 1930 (aged 23) 2 Turkey Galatasaray S.K.
9 FW Feridun Buğeker 5 April 1933 (aged 21) 3 Turkey Fenerbahçe SK
10 FW Burhan Sargun 11 February 1929 (aged 25) 5 Turkey Fenerbahçe SK
11 FW Lefter Küçükandonyadis 22 December 1925 (aged 28) 3 Turkey Fenerbahçe SK
12 GK Şükrü Ersoy 14 January 1934 (aged 20) 3 Turkey Fenerbahçe SK
13 DF Bülent Eken 26 January 1923 (aged 31) 11 Turkey Galatasaray S.K.
14 DF Ali Beratlıgil 2 Turkey Galatasaray S.K.
15 MF Mehmet Dinçer 0 Turkey Fenerbahçe SK
16 DF Nedim Günar 0 Turkey Fenerbahçe SK
17 DF Naci Erdem 28 January 1931 (aged 23) 0 Turkey Fenerbahçe SK
18 DF Kaçmaz Akgün 1 Turkey Ankaragücü GK
19 DF Ahmet Berman 0 Turkey Beşiktaş
20 FW Necmi Onarıcı 2 November 1925 (aged 28) 0 Turkey Adalet Istanbul
21 FW Kadri Aytaç 1931 0 Turkey Galatasaray S.K.
22 FW Coşkun Taş 23 April 1935 (aged 19) 2 Turkey Ankaragücü GK

 Korea Republic

Head coach: Kim Young-Sik

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Hong Duk-Yung 5 May 1921 (aged 33) South Korea Seoul Army Club
2 DF Park Kyu-Chong 12 June 1924 (aged 30) South Korea Seoul Army Club
3 DF Park Yae-Seung 1 April 1923 (aged 31) South Korea Seoul Army Club
4 MF Kang Chang-Gi 28 August 1928 (aged 25) South Korea Seoul Army Club
5 MF Lee Sang-Yi 1922 South Korea Seoul Army Club
6 DF Min Byung-Dae 20 February 1918 (aged 36) South Korea Anyang LG Cheetahs
7 FW Lee Seo-Nam 1927 South Korea Seoul Army Club
8 FW Choi Chung-Min 30 August 1930 (aged 23) South Korea Seoul Army Club
9 FW Woo Sang-Kwon 1927 South Korea Seoul Army Club
10 FW Sung Nak-Woon 2 February 1926 (aged 28) South Korea Seoul Army Club
11 MF Chung Nam-Sik 16 February 1917 (aged 37) South Korea Seoul Army Club
12 GK Ham Heung-Chul 1931 South Korea Seoul Army Club
13 DF Lee Chong-Kap 18 March 1920 (aged 34) South Korea Wonjoo
14 DF Han Chang-Wha 3 November 1922 (aged 31) South Korea Seoul Army Club
15 MF Kim Ji-Sung 7 November 1924 (aged 29) South Korea Seoul Army Club
16 MF Choo Young-Kwan 15 July 1931 (aged 22) South Korea Seoul Army Club
17 FW Park Il-Kap 21 March 1926 (aged 28) South Korea Seoul Army Club
18 FW Choi Young-Keun 8 February 1923 (aged 31) South Korea Seoul Army Club
19 FW Lee Ki-Joo 12 November 1926 (aged 27) South Korea Pusan University
20 FW Chung Kook-Chin 1927 South Korea Wonsan University
  • Only 20 players in South Korea squad.

Group 3

Uruguay Uruguay

Head coach: Juan López

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Roque Máspoli 12 October 1917 (aged 36) 35 Uruguay C.A. Peñarol
2 DF José Santamaría 31 July 1929 (aged 24) 3 Uruguay Club Nacional de Football
3 DF William Martínez 13 January 1928 (aged 26) 11 Uruguay Rampla Juniors
4 DF Víctor Rodríguez Andrade 2 May 1927 (aged 27) 20 Uruguay C.A. Peñarol
5 MF Obdulio Varela 20 September 1917 (aged 36) 43 Uruguay C.A. Peñarol
6 MF Roberto Leopardi 19 July 1933 (aged 20) 3 Uruguay Club Nacional de Football
7 FW Julio Abbadie 7 September 1930 (aged 23) 9 Uruguay C.A. Peñarol
8 FW Juan Hohberg 8 October 1929 (aged 24) 3 Uruguay C.A. Peñarol
9 FW Oscar Míguez 5 December 1927 (aged 26) 14 Uruguay C.A. Peñarol
10 FW Juan Alberto Schiaffino 28 July 1925 (aged 28) 14 Uruguay C.A. Peñarol
11 FW Carlos Borges 14 January 1932 (aged 22) 2 Uruguay C.A. Peñarol
12 GK Julio Maceiras 22 April 1926 (aged 28) 1 Uruguay Danubio F.C.
13 DF Mirto Davoine 13 February 1933 (aged 21) 1 Uruguay C.A. Peñarol
14 DF Eusebio Tejera 6 January 1922 (aged 32) 31 Uruguay Defensor Sporting Club
15 MF Urbano Rivera 8 Uruguay Danubio F.C.
16 MF Néstor Carballo 3 February 1929 (aged 25) 10 Uruguay Club Nacional de Football
17 MF Luis Cruz 28 April 1925 (aged 29) 7 Uruguay Club Nacional de Football
18 FW Rafael Souto 24 October 1930 (aged 23) 4 Uruguay Club Nacional de Football
19 FW Javier Ambrois 9 May 1932 (aged 22) 7 Uruguay Club Nacional de Football
20 FW Omar Méndez 7 August 1934 (aged 19) 3 Uruguay Club Nacional de Football
21 FW Julio Pérez 19 June 1926 (aged 27) 14 Uruguay Club Nacional de Football
22 FW Luis Castro 31 July 1921 (aged 32) 1 Uruguay Defensor Sporting Club

Austria Austria

Head coach: Walter Nausch

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Kurt Schmied 14 June 1926 (aged 28) 1 Austria First Vienna FC
2 DF Gerhard Hanappi 16 February 1929 (aged 25) 37 Austria Rapid Wien
3 MF Ernst Happel 29 November 1925 (aged 28) 39 Austria Rapid Wien
4 DF Leopold Barschandt 12 August 1925 (aged 28) 2 Austria Wiener Sportclub
5 DF Ernst Ocwirk 7 March 1926 (aged 28) 44 Austria Austria Wien
6 MF Karl Koller 8 February 1929 (aged 25) 7 Austria First Vienna FC
7 FW Robert Körner 21 August 1924 (aged 29) Austria Rapid Wien
8 DF Walter Schleger 19 September 1929 (aged 24) 8 Austria Austria Wien
9 FW Theodor Wagner 6 August 1927 (aged 26) 28 Austria Wacker Wien
10 MF Erich Probst 5 December 1927 (aged 26) 8 Austria Rapid Wien
11 FW Alfred Körner 14 February 1926 (aged 28) Austria Rapid Wien
12 MF Karl Stotz 27 March 1927 (aged 27) 10 Austria Austria Wien
13 MF Walter Kollmann 17 June 1932 (aged 21) 3 Austria Wacker Wien
14 MF Karl Giesser 29 October 1928 (aged 25) 1 Austria Rapid Wien
15 GK Franz Pelikan 6 November 1925 (aged 28) 3 Austria Wacker Wien
16 GK Walter Zeman 1 May 1927 (aged 27) 38 Austria Rapid Wien
17 MF Alfred Teinitzer 29 July 1929 (aged 24) 0 Austria Linzer ASK
18 MF Johann Riegler 17 July 1929 (aged 24) 3 Austria Rapid Wien
19 FW Robert Dienst 1 March 1928 (aged 26) 16 Austria Rapid Wien
20 DF Paul Halla 10 April 1931 (aged 23) 3 Austria Rapid Wien
21 FW Ernst Stojaspal 14 January 1925 (aged 29) 27 Austria Austria Wien
22 FW Walter Haummer 22 November 1928 (aged 25) 4 Austria Wacker Wien

Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia

Head coach: Jaroslav Cejp

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Theodor Reimann 10 February 1921 (aged 33) 4 Czechoslovakia Slovan Bratislava
2 DF František Šafránek 2 January 1931 (aged 23) 10 Czechoslovakia ÚDA Praha
3 MF Svatopluk Pluskal 28 October 1930 (aged 23) 3 Czechoslovakia ÚDA Praha
4 DF Ladislav Novák 5 December 1931 (aged 22) 11 Czechoslovakia ÚDA Praha
5 DF Jiří Trnka 2 December 1926 (aged 27) 20 Czechoslovakia ÚDA Praha
6 MF Michal Benedikovič 31 May 1923 (aged 31) 7 Czechoslovakia Slovan Bratislava
7 FW Ladislav Hlaváček 26 June 1925 (aged 28) 13 Czechoslovakia ÚDA Praha
8 FW Otto Hemele 22 January 1926 (aged 28) 8 Czechoslovakia ÚDA Praha
9 FW Anton Malatinský 15 January 1920 (aged 34) 10 Czechoslovakia Baník Handlová
10 FW Emil Pažický 14 October 1927 (aged 26) 14 Czechoslovakia Slovan Bratislava
11 FW Jiří Pešek 4 June 1927 (aged 27) 4 Czechoslovakia Spartak Praha Sokolovo
12 DF Anton Krásnohorský 22 October 1925 (aged 28) 9 Czechoslovakia Iskra Žilina
13 MF Jiří Hledík 19 April 1929 (aged 25) 3 Czechoslovakia Křídla vlasti Olomouc
14 MF Jan Hertl 23 January 1929 (aged 25) 6 Czechoslovakia ÚDA Praha
15 FW Ladislav Kačáni 1 April 1931 (aged 23) 7 Czechoslovakia CH Bratislava
16 MF Zdeněk Procházka 12 January 1928 (aged 26) 1 Czechoslovakia Spartak Praha Sokolovo
17 FW Tadeáš Kraus 22 October 1932 (aged 21) 5 Czechoslovakia Křídla vlasti Olomouc
18 FW Josef Majer 8 June 1925 (aged 29) 0 Czechoslovakia Baník Kladno
19 FW Jaroslav Košnar 17 August 1930 (aged 23) 1 Czechoslovakia CH Bratislava
20 FW Kazimír Gajdoš 28 March 1934 (aged 20) 0 Czechoslovakia Tatran Prešov
21 GK Imrich Stacho 4 November 1931 (aged 22) 6 Czechoslovakia Tankista Praha
22 GK Viliam Schrojf 2 August 1931 (aged 22) 1 Czechoslovakia Křídla vlasti Olomouc

Scotland Scotland

Head coach: Andy Beattie (quit after first match; remaining matches were managed by a selection committee)

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Fred Martin 13 May 1929 (aged 25) 2 Scotland Aberdeen
2 DF Willie Cunningham 22 February 1925 (aged 29) 3 England Preston North End
3 DF Jock Aird 18 February 1926 (aged 28) 2 England Burnley
4 DF Bobby Evans 16 July 1927 (aged 26) 17 Scotland Celtic
5 DF Tommy Docherty 24 August 1928 (aged 25) 5 England Preston North End
6 MF Jimmy Davidson 8 November 1925 (aged 28) 2 Scotland Partick Thistle
7 MF Doug Cowie 1 May 1926 (aged 28) 6 Scotland Dundee
8 FW John Mackenzie 4 September 1925 (aged 28) 4 Scotland Partick Thistle
9 FW George Hamilton 7 December 1917 (aged 36) 5 Scotland Aberdeen
10 FW Allan Brown 12 October 1926 (aged 27) 11 England Blackpool
11 FW Neil Mochan 6 April 1927 (aged 27) 1 Scotland Celtic
12 FW Willie Fernie 22 November 1928 (aged 25) 1 Scotland Celtic
13 FW Willie Ormond 23 February 1927 (aged 27) 3 Scotland Hibernian
14 GK John Anderson* 8 December 1929 (aged 24) 1 England Leicester City
15 FW Bobby Johnstone* 7 September 1929 (aged 24) 11 Scotland Hibernian
16 FW Jackie Henderson* 17 January 1932 (aged 22) 4 England Portsmouth
17 MF David Mathers* 25 October 1931 (aged 22) 1 Scotland Partick Thistle
18 DF Alex Wilson* 29 October 1933 (aged 20) 1 England Portsmouth
19 FW Jimmy Binning* 25 July 1927 (aged 26) 0 Scotland Queen of the South
20 FW Bobby Combe* 29 February 1924 (aged 30) 3 Scotland Hibernian
21 FW Ernie Copland* 0 Scotland Raith Rovers
22 FW Ian McMillan* 18 March 1931 (aged 23) 3 Scotland Airdrieonians
  • Only 13 members of the squad actually travelled to Switzerland for the 1954 tournament. Anderson, Henderson, Mathers, Wilson, Binning, Combe, Copland and McMillan were not required to travel and stayed at home on reserve. Johnstone originally travelled with the squad but returned home injured before the tournament started and was replaced by Hamilton.[1] [2]

Group 4

England England

Head coach: Walter Winterbottom

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Gil Merrick 26 January 1922 (aged 32) 20 England Birmingham City
2 DF Ron Staniforth 13 April 1924 (aged 30) 3 England Huddersfield Town
3 DF Roger Byrne 8 February 1929 (aged 25) 3 England Manchester United
4 DF Billy Wright 6 February 1924 (aged 30) 58 England Wolverhampton Wanderers
5 MF Syd Owen 28 February 1922 (aged 32) 2 England Luton Town
6 MF Jimmy Dickinson 24 April 1925 (aged 29) 35 England Portsmouth
7 FW Stanley Matthews 1 February 1915 (aged 39) 36 England Blackpool
8 FW Ivor Broadis 18 December 1922 (aged 31) 11 England Newcastle United
9 FW Nat Lofthouse 27 August 1925 (aged 28) 19 England Bolton Wanderers
10 FW Tommy Taylor 29 January 1932 (aged 22) 3 England Manchester United
11 FW Tom Finney 5 April 1922 (aged 32) 51 England Preston North End
12 GK Ted Burgin 29 April 1927 (aged 27) 0 England Sheffield United
13 DF Ken Green 27 April 1924 (aged 30) 0 England Birmingham City
14 MF Bill McGarry 10 June 1927 (aged 27) 0 England Huddersfield Town
15 FW Dennis Wilshaw 11 March 1926 (aged 28) 1 England Wolverhampton Wanderers
16 MF Albert Quixall 9 August 1933 (aged 20) 3 England Sheffield Wednesday
17 FW Jimmy Mullen 6 January 1923 (aged 31) 11 England Wolverhampton Wanderers
18 DF Allenby Chilton* 16 September 1918 (aged 35) 2 England Manchester United
19 MF Ken Armstrong* 3 June 1924 (aged 30) 0 England Chelsea
20 MF Bedford Jezzard* 19 October 1927 (aged 26) 1 England Fulham
21 MF Johnny Haynes* 17 October 1934 (aged 19) 0 England Fulham
22 FW Harry Hooper* 14 June 1933 (aged 21) 0 England West Ham United
  • Only 17 of the 22 official squad members actually travelled to Switzerland for the 1954 tournament. Five players--Ken Armstrong, Allenby Chilton, Johnny Haynes, Harry Hooper and Bedford Jezzard--were put on reserve status and remained at home awaiting a call if the need arose. It did not. [3]

Switzerland Switzerland

Head coach: Austria Karl Rappan

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Walter Eich 27 May 1925 (aged 29) Switzerland Young Boys Bern
2 GK Eugene Parlier 5 December 1930 (aged 23) Switzerland Servette FC
3 GK Georges Stuber 11 May 1925 (aged 29) Switzerland Lausanne Sports
4 MF Roger Bocquet 9 April 1921 (aged 33) Switzerland Lausanne Sports
5 DF Marcel Flückiger 20 June 1929 (aged 24) Switzerland Young Boys Bern
6 DF Roger Mathis 4 April 1921 (aged 33) Switzerland Lausanne Sports
7 DF André Neury 3 September 1921 (aged 32) Switzerland Servette FC
8 MF Heinz Bigler 21 December 1925 (aged 28) Switzerland Young Boys Bern
9 MF Charles Casali 27 April 1923 (aged 31) Switzerland Young Boys Bern
10 DF Oliver Eggimann 6 August 1921 (aged 32) Switzerland FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
11 FW Norbert Eschmann 19 March 1933 (aged 21) Switzerland Lausanne Sports
12 MF Gilbert Fesselet 16 April 1928 (aged 26) Switzerland FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
13 MF Ivo Frosio 27 April 1930 (aged 24) Switzerland Grasshopper-Club Zürich
14 DF Willy Kernen 6 August 1929 (aged 24) Switzerland FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
15 FW Charles Antenen 3 November 1929 (aged 24) Switzerland FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
16 FW Robert Ballaman 21 June 1926 (aged 27) Switzerland Grasshopper-Club Zürich
17 FW Jacques Fatton 19 December 1925 (aged 28) Switzerland Servette FC
18 FW Josef Hügi 23 January 1930 (aged 24) Switzerland FC Basel
19 FW Marcel Mauron 25 March 1929 (aged 25) Switzerland FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
20 FW Eugen Meier 30 April 1930 (aged 24) Switzerland Young Boys Bern
21 FW Ferdinando Riva 3 July 1930 (aged 23) Switzerland FC Chiasso
22 FW Roger Vonlanthen 13 February 1929 (aged 25) Switzerland Grasshopper-Club Zürich

Italy Italy

Head coach: Hungary Lajos Czeizler

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Giorgio Ghezzi 10 July 1930 (aged 23) 1 Italy Internazionale Milano F.C.
2 DF Guido Vincenzi 14 July 1932 (aged 21) 1 Italy Internazionale Milano F.C.
3 DF Giovanni Giacomazzi 18 January 1928 (aged 26) 1 Italy Internazionale Milano F.C.
4 DF Maino Neri 30 June 1924 (aged 29) 6 Italy Internazionale Milano F.C.
5 MF Omero Tognon 3 March 1924 (aged 30) 11 Italy A.C. Milan
6 MF Fulvio Nesti 8 June 1925 (aged 29) 2 Italy Internazionale Milano F.C.
7 FW Ermes Muccinelli 28 July 1927 (aged 26) 9 Italy Juventus F.C.
8 FW Egisto Pandolfini 19 February 1926 (aged 28) 14 Italy A.S. Roma
9 FW Carlo Galli 6 March 1931 (aged 23) 2 Italy A.S. Roma
10 FW Gino Cappello 2 June 1920 (aged 34) 10 Italy Bologna F.C. 1909
11 FW Benito Lorenzi 20 December 1925 (aged 28) 11 Italy Internazionale Milano F.C.
12 GK Giovanni Viola 26 June 1926 (aged 27) 0 Italy Juventus F.C.
13 DF Ardico Magnini 21 October 1928 (aged 25) 4 Italy ACF Fiorentina
14 DF Sergio Cervato 22 March 1929 (aged 25) 11 Italy ACF Fiorentina
15 DF Giacomo Mari 17 October 1924 (aged 29) 7 Italy Juventus F.C.
16 MF Rino Ferrario 7 December 1926 (aged 27) 1 Italy Juventus F.C.
17 FW Armando Segato 3 May 1930 (aged 24) 3 Italy ACF Fiorentina
18 MF Gino Pivatelli 27 March 1933 (aged 21) 0 Italy Bologna F.C. 1909
19 FW Giampiero Boniperti 4 July 1928 (aged 25) 22 Italy Juventus F.C.
20 MF Guido Gratton 23 September 1932 (aged 21) 1 Italy ACF Fiorentina
21 FW Amleto Frignani 5 March 1932 (aged 22) 6 Italy A.C. Milan
22 GK Leonardo Costagliola 27 October 1921 (aged 32) 3 Italy ACF Fiorentina

Belgium Belgium

Head coach: Scotland Doug Livingstone

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 GK Léopold Gernaey 25 February 1927 (aged 27) 7 Belgium K.V. Oostende
2 DF Marcel Dries 19 September 1929 (aged 24) 7 Belgium Berchem Sport
3 DF Alfons Van Brandt 24 June 1927 (aged 26) 18 Belgium Lierse
4 DF Constant Huysmans 11 October 1928 (aged 25) 5 Belgium KV Beerschot Antwerpen
5 MF Louis Carré 7 January 1925 (aged 29) 39 Belgium Royal FC Liegeois
6 MF Victor Mees 26 January 1927 (aged 27) 31 Belgium Royal Antwerp FC
7 MF Jozef Vliers 18 December 1932 (aged 21) 0 Belgium Royal Beerschot AC
8 FW Denis Houf 16 February 1932 (aged 22) 0 Belgium Standard Liège
9 FW Henri Coppens 29 April 1930 (aged 24) 32 Belgium Royal Beerschot AC
10 FW Léopold Anoul 19 August 1922 (aged 31) 45 Belgium Royal FC Liegeois
11 FW Joseph Mermans 16 February 1922 (aged 32) 45 Belgium Anderlecht
12 GK Charles Geerts 29 October 1930 (aged 23) 0 Belgium KV Beerschot Antwerpen
13 DF Henri Dirickx 7 July 1927 (aged 26) 13 Belgium Union St. Gilloise
14 MF Robert Van Kerkhoven 1 October 1924 (aged 29) 5 Belgium Daring Club
15 FW Hippolyte Van Den Bosch 30 April 1926 (aged 28) 2 Belgium Anderlecht
16 FW Pieter Van Den Bosch 31 October 1927 (aged 26) 0 Belgium Anderlecht
17 GK Raymond Ausloos 0 Belgium White Star
18 DF Jef Van Der Linden 2 November 1927 (aged 26) 0 Belgium Royal Antwerp FC
19 MF Jo Backaert 0 Belgium Charleroi SC
20 MF Robert Maertens 24 January 1930 (aged 24) 11 Belgium Royal Antwerp FC
21 MF Jean Van Steen 2 June 1929 (aged 25) 5 Belgium Anderlecht
22 FW Luc Van Hoywegen 0 Belgium Daring Club

Notes

  1. ^ Rafferty p96
  2. ^ Unlucky 13 for Scots, Evening Telegraph, December 23, 2004
  3. ^ 1954 Squad at englandfootballonline.com

References

  • Rafferty, John (1973) (Paperback). One Hundred Years of Scottish Football. Pan. ISBN 0-330-23654-7.  

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