England International Football Cap.
Dennis Viollet's debut England international cap 1959-60, inscribed HUNGARY V ENGLAND 1959-60; sold with his England tie (2) This match was played in the Nepstadion, Budapest, on 22nd May 1960. The game ended in a 2-0 win for Hungary. appendix Dennis Viollet (Manchester United & England) Lots 24 to 29 Dennis Viollet was born in Manchester 20th September 1933. The Centre/inside-forward graduated through Manchester Schools' football, turning professional for Manchester United in September 1950. Viollet was capped at schoolboy and full international levels and also represented the Football League on three occasions. He won Championship medals in 1956 & 1957 and a F.A. Cup runners-up medal in 1958 having survived the Munich Air Disaster. Viollet then proceeded in setting a Manchester United Football League scoring record of 32 goals in 36 matches in season 1959-60. He joined Stoke City in January 1962 where he won a 2nd Division champions medal before having a spell with Baltimore Boys in the USA and then entering coaching. He was manager of the Washington Diplomats until resigning in June 1977. Dennis Viollet died at Jacksonville, Florida, 6th March 1999 aged 65.
Sold at auction for £1800.