FA confirms minute's applause for Sir Tom Finney at Wembley

England v Denmark

  • Venue: Wembley
  • Date: Wednesday, 5 March
  • Kick-off: 20:00 GMT

Coverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website, live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live

The Football Association has confirmed there will be a minute's applause before England's friendly against Denmark in memory of Sir Tom Finney.

Finney died at the age of 91 earlier this month, with his funeral taking place in Preston on Thursday.

Both teams will wear black armbands for the game on 5 March, with Finney's family invited to attend.

Finney scored 30 goals for England, joint sixth on the all-time list with Alan Shearer and Nat Lofthouse.

Denmark will also honour Richard Moller Nielsen, who coached the national team to victory at the European Championship in 1992, before Wednesday's match.

Moller Nielsen died on 13 February, aged 76.

Finney played in the infamous 1-0 defeat by the United States at the 1950 World Cup and went on to represent England at both the 1954 and 1958 tournaments.