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23/05/1954 England suffer their biggest ever defeat

The game was played between the Hungary national football team and the England national football team, hailing from the birthplace of the game of football. England approached the game in the hope that the 6–3 result had been an aberration; instead, Hungary provided a masterclass of football and thrashed England 7–1.


  • Essentials 

  • Hungary 7–1 England (1954 association football friendly) 

  • Background 

  • The England team 

  • The Hungarian team 

  • First Half 

  • Second Half