1995-Present




Date 15.2.1995
Location Dublin
Competition Friendly
Fixture Eire V England
Result 1-0 (abandoned after 27 mins - crowd trouble)
Eire Scorer D Kelly (22 mins)
Eire Team A Kelly,
D Irwin,
M Phelan,
A Kernaghan,
P McGrath,
McGoldrick,
A Townsend,
D Kelly,
N Quinn,
Sheridan,
S Staunton.
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Barton W D (Wimbledon),
Adams T A (Arsenal),
Pallister G A (Manchester United),
Le Saux G P (Blackburn Rovers),
Ince P E C (Manchester United),
Anderton D R (Tottenham Hotspur),
Platt D A (Sampdoria) - Captain,
Beardsley P A (Newcastle United),
Le Tissier M P (Southampton),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers).
Attendance 46,000
Referee D Jol (Holland)


Date 29.3.1995
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Uruguay
Result 0-0
England Team Flowers T D (Blackburn Rovers),
Jones R M (Liverpool),
Adams T A (Arsenal),
Pallister G A (Manchester United),
Le Saux G P (Blackburn Rovers),
Venison B (Newcastle United),
Platt D A (Sampdoria) - Captain,
Anderton D R (Tottenham Hotspur),
Barnes J C B (Liverpool),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Beardsley P A (Newcastle United),
Subs: S McManaman for Le Saux (46 mins),
N J Barmby for Beardsley (65 mins),
and A A Cole for Sheringham (71 mins).
Uruguay Team Ferro O (Penarol),
Lopez D (River Plate),
Aguirregaray O (Penarol),
Gutierrez A (Nacional),
Montero R (Atalanta),
Cedras G (River Plate),
Dorta D (Penarol),
Bengoechea P (Penarol),
Francescoli E (River Plate),
Poyet G (Real Zaragoza),
Fonseca D (Roma),
Sub: D Debray for Francescoli (85 mins).
England Booking Le Saux
Uruguay Bookings Aguirregaray, Montero, Poyet,
Bengeochea
Attendance 34,849
Referee H Krug (Germany)


Date 3.6.1995
Location Wembley
Competition Umbro Cup '95
Fixture England V Japan
Result 2-1
England Scorers Anderton (48 mins), Platt (87 mins - pen)
Japan Scorer Ihara (62 mins)
England Team Flowers T D (Blackburn Rovers),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Scales J R (Liverpool),
Unsworth D G (Everton),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Batty D (Blackburn Rovers),
Anderton D R (Tottenham Hotspur),
Platt D A (Sampdoria) - Captain,
Beardsley P A (Newcastle United),
Collymore S V (Nottingham Forest),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers),
Subs: Gascoigne P J for Batty,
S McManaman for Beardsley,
and E P Sheringham for Collymore.
Japan Team Maekawa,
Tasaka,
Hashiratani,
Ihara,
Narahashi,
Morishima,
Yamaguchi,
Kitazawa,
Soma,
Miura,
Nakayama,
Subs: Kurosaki for Nakayama (65 mins),
Yanagimoto for Soma (74 mins),
and Fukuda for Morishima (81 mins).
Attendance 21,142
Japan Dismissal Hashiratani (87 mins)
Referee J Uilenberg (Holland)


Date 8.6.1995
Location Elland Road, Leeds
Competition Umbro Cup '95
Fixture England V Sweden
Result 3-3
England Scorers Sheringham (45 mins), Platt (89 mins),
Anderton (91 mins)
Sweden Scorers Mild (2) (10 & 36 mins), Andersson (46 mins)
England Team Flowers T D (Blackburn Rovers),
Barton W D (Wimbledon),
Cooper C T (Nottingham Forest),
Pallister G A (Manchester United),
Le Saux G P (Blackburn Rovers),
Anderton D R (Tottenham Hotspur),
Barnes J C B (Liverpool),
Platt D A (Sampdoria) - Captain,
Beardsley P A (Newcastle United),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers),
Subs: J R Scales for Pallister,
P J Gascoigne for Barnes (63 mins),
and N J Barmby for Beardsley (63 mins).
Sweden Team Ravelli T (IFK Gothenburg),
Sundgrun G (Alk Stokcholm),
Lucic T (Vatra F),
Bjorklund J (IFK Gothenburg),
Kamark P (IFK Gothenburg),
Alexandersson N (Halmstad),
Erlingmark M (IFK Gothenburg),
Mild H (Servette),
Gudmundsson N (Halmstad),
Larsson H (Feyenoord),
Anderson K (Caen),
Subs: D Lidman for Anderson (85 mins),
and O Andersson for Erlingmark (89 mins).
Attendance 32,008
Referee L Mottram (Scotland)


Date 11.6.1995
Location Wembley
Competition Umbro Cup '95
Fixture England V Brazil
Result 1-3
England Scorer Le Saux (38 mins)
Brazil Scorers Juninho (54 mins), Ronaldo (61 mins), Edmundo (76 mins)
England Team Flowers T D (Blackburn Rovers),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Scales J R (Liverpool),
Cooper C T (Nottingham Forest),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Anderton D R (Tottenham Hotspur),
Platt D A (Sampdoria) - Captain,
Batty D (Blackburn Rovers),
Le Saux G P (Blackburn Rovers),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers),
Subs: P J Gascoigne for Batty (79 mins),
W D Barton for Scales (90 mins),
and S V Collymore for Sheringham (90 mins).
Brazil Team Zetti (Sao Paulo),
Jorginho (Kashima Antlers),
Aldair (AS Roma),
Santos M (Foirentina),
Carlos R (Palmeiras),
Dunga (VFB Stuttgart),
Sampaio C (Yokohama Flugels),
Zinho (Yokohama Flugesl),
Junhinho (Sao Paulo),
Edmundo (Palmerias),
Ronaldo (PSV Eindhoven),
Subs: Giovanni for Ronaldo (76 mins),
Leonardo for Juninho (84 mins),
and Ronaldao for Aldair (89 mins).
England Bookings Cooper, Batty
Attendance 67,318
Referee P Pairetto (Italy)


Date 6.9.1995
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Colombia
Result 0-0
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Le Saux G P (Blackburn Rovers),
Howey S N (Newcastle United),
Adams T A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Redknapp J F (Liverpool),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Wise D F (Chelsea),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Barmby N J (Middlesbrough),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers),
Subs: R M Lee for Redknapp (75 mins),
J C B Barnes for Gascoigne (75 mins),
and E P Sheringham for Shearer (75 mins).
Colombia Team Higuita R (Athletico Nacional),
Santa J-F (Amercia Cali),
Bermudez J (America Cali),
Mendoza A (America Cali),
Perez W (America Cali),
Lozano H (Palmeiras),
Alvarez L (America),
Asprilla F (Parma),
Valenciano I (Junior),
Rincon,
Valderrama,
Sub: L Quinonez for Lozano (46 mins).
Colombia Bookings Alvarez, Rincon,
Valenciano, Asprilla
Attendance 20,038
Referee M Batta (France)


Date 11.10.1995
Location Oslo
Competition Friendly
Fixture Norway V England
Result 0-0
Norway Team Thorstvedt E (Tottenham Hotspur),
Loken K P (Rosenborg),
Johnsen R (Besiktas),
Berg H (Blackburn Rovers),
Bjornebye S I (Liverpool),
Bohinen L (Blackburn Rovers),
Leonhardsen O (Wimbledon),
Rekdar K (Lierse),
Jakobsen M (Rosenborg),
Flo T A (Tromso),
Fjortoft J A (Middlesbrough),
Subs: S Solbakken for Leonhardsen (63 mins),
and H Brattbakk H for Fjortoft (80 mins).
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Adams T A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Pallister G A (Manchester United),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Wise D F (Chelsea),
Redknapp J F (Liverpool),
Lee R M (Newcastle United),
Barmby N J (Middlesbrough),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers),
Subs: S B Stone for Wise (68 mins),
and E P Sheringham for Barmby (68 mins).
Attendance 21,006
Referee K-E Nilsson (Sweden)


Date 15.11.1995
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Switzerland
Result 3-1
England Scorers Pearce (45 mins), Sheringham (56 mins), Stone (78 mins)
Switzerland Scorer Knup (41 mins)
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Adams T A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Pallister G A (Manchester United),
Lee R M (Newcastle United),
Redknapp J F (Liverpool),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers),
Sub: S B Stone for Redknapp (7 mins).
Switzerland Team Pascola M (Servette), Geiger A (Grasshoppers),
Hottinger M (Newcastle United),
Henchoz S (Hamburg),
Quentin Y (Sion),
Ohrel C (St Etienne),
Storza C (Bayern Munich),
Fournier S (Sion),
Sutter A (Freiburg),
Knup (Karlsruhe),
Turkyilmaz K (Galatasaray),
Subs: S Wolf for Fournier (59 mins),
M Grassi for Sutter (79 mins),
and R Vega for Quentin (80 mins).
Attendance 29,874
Referee S Pohl (Hungary)


Date 12.12.1995
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Portugal
Result 1-1
England Scorer Stone (44 mins)
Portugal Scorer Alves (59 mins)
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Stone S B (Nottingham Forest),
Howey S (Newcastle United),
Adams T A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Barmby N J (Middlesbrough),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers),
Ferdinand L (Newcastle United),
Wise D F (Chelsea),
Subs: P A Beardsley for Ferdinand (65 mins),
G P Le Saux for Pearce (79 mins),
S McManaman for Barmby (79 mins),
and G Southgate for Wise (79 mins).
Portugal Team Neno O (Victoria Guimaraes),
Secretario (FC Porto),
Couto F (Parma),
Costa J (FC Porto),
Dimis (Benfica),
Sousa P (Juventus),
Helder C (Benfica),
Folha (FC Porto),
Figo L (Barcelona),
Pinto J (Sporting Lisbon),
Pinto S (Sporting Lisbon),
Subs: J Dominguez for Sousa (45 mins),
P Alves for Figo (45 mins),
Dani for J Pinto (60 mins),
and Pedro for Folha (67 mins).
England Booking Howey
Portugal Booking Jorge Costa
Attendance 28,592
Referee R Pederson (Norway)


Date 27.3.1996
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Bulgaria
Result 1-0
England Scorer Ferdinand (6 mins)
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest) - Captain,
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Howey S N (Newcastle United),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Ferdinand L (Newcastle United),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Stone S B (Nottingham Forest),
Subs: R M Lee for Gascoigne,
D A Platt for Ferdinand,
and R B Fowler for Sheringham.
Bulgaria Team Mikhailov B (Reading),
Hubchev P (Hamburg),
Iankov Z (Uerdingen),
Ivanov T (Rapid Vienna),
Kremenliev E (Olympiakos),
Lechkov I (Hamburg),
Kiriakov (Anorthosis Famagusta),
Guinchev G (Denzilispor),
Iordanov I (Sporting Lisbon),
Penev L (Athletico Madrid),
Kostadinov E (Bayern Munich),
Subs: D Popov for Mikhailov (46 mins),
D Borimirov for Iordanov (46 mins),
and R Kishishev for Kremenliev (85 mins).
England Booking Pearce
Bulgaria Bookings Kremenliev, Ivanov
Attendance 29,708
Referee G Benkoe


Date 24.4.1996
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Croatia
Result 0-0
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
Wright M (Liverpool),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Platt D A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Fowler R B (Liverpool),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Stone S B (Nottingham Forest).
Croatia Team Mrmic M (Varazdin),
Stimac I (Derby County),
Jerkan N (Real Oviedo),
Bilic S (West Ham),
Pavlicic D (Alicante),
Asanovic A (Hajduk Split),
Boban Z (AC Milan),
Prosinecki R (Barcelona),
Jarni R (Real Betis),
Boksic A (Lazio),
Suker D (Sevilla),
Subs: M Stanic for Boban (45 min),
Z Solda for Stimac (58 mins),
I Panic for Boksic (71 mins),
and M Mladenovic for Pavlicic (75 mins).
England Booking Pearce
Croatia Bookings Pavlicic, Asanovic
Attendance 33,650
Referee Z Przesmycki


Date 18.5.1996
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Hungary
Result 3-0
England Scorers Anderton (2) (38 & 63 mins), Platt (52 mins)
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Wright M (Liverpool),
Anderton D R (Tottenham Hotspur),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
Wilcox J M (Blackburn Rovers),
Ferdinand L (Newcastle United),
Lee R M (Newcastle United),
Platt D A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Subs: I M Walker for Seaman,
G Southgate for Wright,
S J Campbell for Ince,
A Shearer for Ferdinand,
and D F Wise for Platt.
Hungary Team Petry Z (Gencerdirligi),
Sebok V (Ujesti),
Banif J (Aalst),
Plokai A (Honved),
Mrasko M (Bekescsara),
Urban F (Gyori),
Hahn A (Honved),
Balog T (Charleroi Belgium),
Nagy N (Ferencvaros),
Horvath F (Fehervar),
Vinczw I (BVSC Dreher),
Subs: B Illes for Balog (61 mins),
G Egressy for Vincze (78 mins),
A Telek for Mrasko (80 mins),
and I Aranyos for Horvath (80 mins).
Attendance 34,184
Referee M Merk (Germany)


Date 23.5.1996
Location Beijing
Competition Friendly
Fixture China V England
Result 0-3
England Scorers Barmby (2), Gascoigne
China Team Ou Chuliang,
Xu Hong,
Wei Qun,
Fan Zyiyi,
Li Hongjun,
Xie Yuxin,
Li Bing,
Jiang Feng,
Ma Mingyn,
Gao Feng,
Hao Haidung,
Subs: Gao Zhongxun for Jiang Feng (33 mins),
Peng Weiguo for Li Bing (45 mins),
Li Meng for Xie Yuxin (45 min ).
England Team Flowers T D (Blackburn Rovers),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Neville P J (Manchester United),
Redknapp J K (Liverpool),
Adams T A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Barmby N J (Middlesbrough),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Anderton D R (Tottenham Hotspur),
Subs: I M Walker for Flowers (64 mins),
P A Beardsley for Barmby (72 mins),
R B Fowler for Shearer (72 mins),
U Ehiogu for Adams (76 mins),
and S B Stone for McManaman.
Attendance 65,000
Referee P Collina (Italy)


Date 8.6.1996
Location Wembley
Competition European Championship
Fixture England V Switzerland
Result 1-1
England Scorer Shearer (23 mins)
Switzerland Scorer Turkyilmaz (83 mins - pen)
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
Adams T A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Anderton D R (Tottenham Hotspur),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Subs: N J Barmby for Sheringham (67 mins),
S B Stone for McManaman (67 mins),
and D A Platt for Gascoigne (77 mins).
Switzerland Team Pascolo,
Geiger,
Vega,
Henchoz,
Quentin,
Bonvin,
Sforza,
Vogel,
Grassi,
Jeanneret,
Turkyilmaz,
Subs: Chapuisat for Bonvin (66 mins),
and Koller for Geiger (67 mins).
England Bookings G Neville, Adams
Switzerland Bookings Vogel, Quentin, Grassi, Vega
Attendance 76,567
Referee Manuel Diaz Vega (Spain)


Date 15.6.1996
Location Wembley
Competition European Championship
Fixture Scotland V England
Result 0-2
England Scorers Shearer (53 mins), Gascoigne (79 mins)
Scotland Team Goram,
McKimmie,
Boyd,
Calderwood,
Hendry,
Spencer,
McCall,
McAllister,
Collins,
McKinlay T,
Durie,
Subs: McCoist for Spencer (67 mins),
Burley for McKinlay (83 mins),
and Jess for Durie (87 mins).
England Team Seaman (Arsenal),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
Adams T A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Anderton D R (Tottenham Hotspur),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Subs: J F Redknapp for Pearce (45 mins),
S B Stone for Ince (80mins),
and S J Campbell for Redknapp (85 mins).
Scotland Bookings Collins, Spencer, Hendry
England Bookings Ince, Shearer
Attendance 76,864
Referee Pierluigi Pairetto (Italy)


Date 18.6.1996
Location Wembley
Competition European Championship
Fixture Holland V England
Result 1-4
Holland Scorer Kluivert (78 mins)
England Scorers Shearer (23 mins - pen; 57 mins), Sheringham (51 & 62 mins)
Holland Team van der Sar,
Reiziger,
Blind,
Seedorf,
de Boer,
Bergkamp,
Hoekstra,
Winter,
Witschge,
Bogarde,
Cruyff,
Subs: de Kock for Witschge (45 mins),
Kluivert for de Boer (72 mins),
and Cocu for Hoekstra (72 mins).
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Adams T A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers),
Anderton D R (Tottenham Hotspur),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Subs: D A Platt for Ince (68 mins),
N J Barmby for Shearer (76 mins),
and R B Fowler for Sheringham (76 mins).
Holland Bookings Winter, Blind, Bergkamp
England Bookings Sheringham, Ince, Southgate
Attendance 76,798
Referee Gerd Grabher (Austria)


Date 22.6.1996
Location Wembley
Competition European Championship Quarter-Final
Fixture Spain V England
Result 0-0 (aet) 2-4 pens
Spain Team Zubizarreta,
Belsue,
Alkorta,
Abelardo,
Hierro,
Sergi,
Kiko,
Manjarin,
Amor,
Salinas,
Nadal,
Subs: Caminero for Majarin (45 mins),
Alfonso for Salinas (45 mins),
and Lopez for Alkorta (74 mins).
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Adams T A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Platt D A (Arsenal),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Anderton D R (Tottenham Hotspur),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Subs: S B Stone for Sheringham (109 mins),
R B Fowler for Anderton (109 mins),
and N J Barmby for McManaman (109 mins).
Spain Bookings Abelardo, Belsue, Sergi, Alfonso
England Booking G Neville
Attendance 75,440
Referee M Batta (France)


Date 26.6.1996
Location Wembley
Competition European Championship Semi-Final
Fixture England V Germany
Result 1-1 (aet) 5-6 pens
England Scorer Shearer (3 mins)
Germany Scorer Kuntz (16 mins)
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
Adams T A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Platt D A (Arsenal),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Shearer A (Blackburn Rovers),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Anderton D R (Tottenham Hotspur),
McManaman S (Liverpool).
Germany Team Kopke,
Reuter,
Freund,
Helmer,
Sammer,
Moller,
Scholl,
Kuntz,
Babbel,
Ziege,
Eilts,
Subs: Hassler for Scholl (77 mins),
Bode for Helmer (110 mins),
and Strunz for Freund (119 mins).
England Booking Gascoigne
Germany Bookings Reuter, Moller
Attendance 75,862
Referee Sandor Puhl (Hungary)


Date 1.9.1996
Location Kishinev
Competition World Cup Qualifier
Fixture Moldova V England
Result 0-3
England Scorers Barmby, Gascoigne, Shearer
Moldova Team Romanenco,
Secu,
Testimitanu,
Nani,
Belous,
Gaigamscic,
Curcianu,
Epuraenau,
Miterev,
Popovici,
Clescento,
Sischin,
Subs: Belous for Sischin (58 mins),
and Rebeja for Miterev (61 mins).
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Pallister G A (Manchester United),
Neville G A (Manchester United),
Beckham D R (Manchester United),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Hinchcliffe A G (Everton),
Barmby N J (Middlesbrough),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Subs: D Batty for Gascoigne (81 mins),
and M P Le Tissier for Barmby (81 mins).
Moldova Booking Clescento
England Bookings Pearce, Ince
Attendance 9,500
Referee Ilca Koho (Finland)


Date 9.10.1996
Location Wembley
Competition World Cup Qualifier
Fixture England V Poland
Result 2-1
England Scorers Shearer (24 & 38 mins)
Poland Scorer Citko (7 mins)
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Hinchliffe A (Everton),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Ferdinand L (Newcastle United),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Subs: G A Pallister for Southgate (52 mins).
Poland Team Wozniak,
Michalski,
Wojtala,
Zielinski,
Waldoch,
Hajto,
Baluszynski,
Warzycha,
Nowak,
Citko,
Subs: Saganowski for Warzycha (75 mins).
Poland Booking Hajto
Attendance 74,663
Referee Hellmut Krug (Germany)


Date 9.11.1996
Location Tbilisi, Georgia
Competition World Cup Qualifier
Fixture Georgia V England
Result 0-2
England Scorers Sheringham (15 mins), Ferdinand (37 mins)
Georgia Team Zoide,
Lobjanidze,
Tskhadadze,
Shelia,
Kobiashvili,
Nemsadze,
Jamarauli,
Ketsbiai,
Kinkladze,
Arveladze,
Gogichaishvili,
Subs: Gogrichiani for Arveladze (52 mins),
and Ghudushauri for Kobiashvili (67 mins).
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Adams T A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Hinchcliffe A (Everton),
Batty D (Newcastle United),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Ferdinand L (Newcastle United),
Subs: I E Wright for Ferdinand (81 mins).
Georgia Booking Lobjanidze
England Booking Beckham
Attendance 48,000
Referee J C Monteiro (Portugal)


Date 12.2.1997
Location Wembley
Competition World Cup Qualifier
Fixture England V Italy
Result 0-1
Italy Scorer Zola (19 mins)
England Team Walker I (Tottenham Hotspur),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Le Saux G P (Blackburn Rovers),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Batty D (Newcastle United),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Le Tissier M P (Southampton),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Subs: L Ferdinand for Le Tissier (61 mins),
P C Merson for McManaman (77 mins),
and I E Wright for Batty (89 mins).
Italy Team Peruzzi,
Ferrara,
Maldini,
Baggio,
Cannavaro,
Costacurta,
Di Livio,
Di Matteo,
Casiraghi,
Albertini,
Zola,
Subs: Ravanelli for Casiraghi (77 mins),
and Fuser for Zola (90 mins).
Attendance 75,055
Referee Sandor Puhl (Hungary)


Date 29.3.1997
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Mexico
Result 2-0
England Scorers Sheringham (20 mins - pen), Fowler (55 mins)
England Team James D (Liverpool),
Keown M (Arsenal),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Batty D (Newcastle United),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Le Saux G P (Blackburn Rovers),
Lee R (Newcastle United),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan) - Captain,
Fowler R B (Liverpool),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Subs: I E Wright for Sheringham,
J Redknapp for Batty (54 mins),
and Butt for McManaman (69 mins).
Mexico Team Rios,
Pardo,
Suarez,
Davino,
Ramirez R,
Coyote,
Alfaro,
Galindo,
Garcia,
Hermosillo,
Zague,
Subs: Pelaez for Hermosillo (46 mins),
Bernal for Galindo (55 mins),
and N Ramirez for Coyote (67 mins).
Mexico Bookings Coyote, Garcia
Attendance 48,076
Referee V Pereira (Portugal)


Date 30.4.1997
Location Wembley
Competition World Cup Qualifier
Fixture England V Georgia
Result 2-0
England Scorers Sheringham (43 mins), Shearer (90 mins)
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Batty D (Newcastle United),
Adams T A (Arsenal),
Le Saux G P (Blackburn Rovers),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Lee R (Newcastle United),
Subs: J Redknapp for Ince (78 mins),
and G Southgate for Adams (88 mins).
Georgia Team Zoidze, Shekiladze,
Tskhadadze,
Shelia,
Chikhradze,
Machavariani,
Nemsadze,
Jamarauli,
Ketseaia,
Kinkladze,
Arveladze S,
Gogrichidze,
Subs: Gogrichidze for Machavariani (33 mins),
Gakhokidze for Kinkladze (61 mins)
and A Arveladze for Gogrichidze (76 mins).
England Bookings Le Saux, Lee
Georgia Bookings Nemsadze, Kinkladze
Attendance 71,208
Referee R Harrel (France)


Date 24.5.1997
Location Old Trafford
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V South Africa
Result 2-1
England Scorers Lee (20 mins), Wright (76 mins)
South Africa Scores Masinga (43 mins)
England Team Martyn A (Leeds United),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest) - Captain,
Keown M (Arsenal),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Le Saux G P (Blackburn Rovers),
Redknapp J (Liverpool),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Wright I E (Arsenal),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Lee R (Newcastle United),
Subs: D Batty for Redknapp (57 mins),
P Scholes for Sheringham (65 mins),
N Butt for Lee (78 mins),
D Beckham for Le Saux (81 mins),
and S Campbell for Gascoigne (90 mins).
South Africa Team Arendse,
Motaung,
Fish,
Torvey,
Radebe,
Khumalo,
Tinkler,
Moshoeu,
Masinga,
Augustine,
Moeti,
Subs: Sikhosana for Augustine (55 mins),
Mkhaele for Khumalo (77 mins),
Bartlett for Tinkler (89 mins),
and Buthelezi for Masinga (89 mins).
Attendance 52,676
Referee A Frisk (Sweden)


Date 31.5.1997
Location Chorzow, Poland
Competition World Cup Qualifier
Fixture Poland V England
Result 0-2
England Scorers Shearer (6 mins), Sheringham (90 mins)
Poland Team Wozniak,
Kaluzny,
Jozwiak,
Waldoch,
Majak,
Bukalski,
Ledwon,
Juskowiak,
Nowak,
Dembinski,
Subs: Swierczewski for Bukalski (45 mins),
Adamczyk for Juskowiak (53 mins),
and Kucharski for Nowak (60 mins).
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Le Saux G P (Blackburn Rovers),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Lee R (Newcastle United),
Subs: D Batty for Gascoigne (17 mins),
and P Neville for Beckham (89 mins).
Poland Bookings Jozwiak, Majak, Kaluzny
England Bookings Ince, Batty
Attendance 35,000
Referee U Meier (Switzerland)


Date 4.6.1997
Location Nantes, France
Competition Tournoi de France
Fixture Italy V England
Result 0-2
England Scorers Wright (26 mins), Scholes (43 mins)
Italy Team Peruzzi,
Ferrara,
Costacurta,
Cannavaro,
Di Livio,
Benarrivo,
Baggio,
Albertini,
Di Matteo,
Zola,
Casiraghi,
Subs: Fuser for Di Matteo (18 mins),
Nesta for Ferrara (46 mins),
and Maini for Di Livio (46 mins).
England Team Flowers T (Blackburn Rovers),
Pearce S (Nottingham Forest),
Keown M (Arsenal),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Neville P (Manchester United),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan) - Captain,
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Le Saux G P (Blackburn Rovers),
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Wright I E (Arsenal),
Subs: G Neville for Le Saux (46 mins),
A Cole for Wright (77 mins),
and P J Gascoigne for Sheringham (79 mins).
Italy Bookings Cannavaro, Nesta
England Bookings Beckham, Scholes, Ince, Gascoigne
Attendance 30,000
Referee M Renko (Austria)


Date 7.6.1997
Location Montpellier, France
Competition Tournoi de France
Fixture France V England
Result 0-1
England Scorer Shearer (86 mins)
France Team Barthez,
Laigle,
Blanc,
Djorkaeff,
Deschamps,
Dugarry,
Thuram,
Vieira,
Ngotty,
Ouedec,
Keller,
Subs: Loko for Quedec (63 mins),
Zidane for Dugarry (75 mins),
and Lizarazu for Laigle (83 mins).
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Le Saux G P (Blackburn Rovers),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Neville P (Manchester United),
Batty D (Newcastle United),
Wright I E (Arsenal),
Subs: P E C Ince for Batty (45 mins),
R Lee for Beckham (75 mins),
E P Sheringham for Wright (80 mins).
England Bookings Batty, Beckham, Le Saux
Attendance 25,000
Referee S Belquola (Morroco)


Date 10.6.1997
Location Paris
Competition Tournoi de France
Fixture England V Brazil
Result 0-1
Brazil Scorer Romario (61 mins)
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Ince P E C (Inter Milan),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Le Saux G P (Blackburn Rovers),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Sheringham E P (Tottenham Hotspur),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Neville P (Manchester United),
Keown M (Arsenal),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Subs: G Neville for Keown (20 mins),
R Lee for Scholes (75 mins),
and I E Wright for Sheringham (75 mins).
Brazil Team Taffarel,
Cafu,
Aldair,
Carlos R,
Dunga,
Ronaldo,
Leonardo,
Romario,
Silva,
Conceircao,
Denilson,
Subs: Djalminha for Denilson (22 mins),
and Ze Roberto for Leonardo (83 mins).
England Bookings Shearer, Campbell, Scholes
Brazil Bookings Dunga, Ronaldo, Silva
Attendance 50,000
Referee T Rendon (Colombia)


Date 10.9.1997
Location Wembley
Competition World Cup Qualifier
Fixture England V Moldova
Result 4-0
England Scorers Scholes (28 mins), Wright (46 & 90 mins), Gascoigne (80 mins)
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal) - Captain,
Neville G (Manchester United),
Neville P (Manchester United),
Batty D (Newcastle United),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Ferdinand L (Tottenham Hotspur),
Wright I E (Arsenal),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Subs: S Ripley for Beckham (68 mins),
N Butt for Ripley (79 mins),
and S Collymore for Ferdinand (83 mins).
Moldova Team Romanenko,
Fistikan,
Tistimitanu,
Calibari,
Spynu,
Stroenko,
Curcianu,
Sischin,
Miterev,
Rebeza,
Rogaciou.
England Booking Campbell
Moldova Bookings Curcianu, Spynu
Attendance 74,102
Referee K I Nielson (Sweden)


Date 11.10.1997
Location Rome
Competition World Cup Qualifier
Fixture Italy V England
Result 0-0
Italy Team Peruzzi,
Nesta,
Maldini,
Albertini,
Cannavaro,
Costacurta,
Di Livio,
Baggio,
Vieri,
Zola,
Inzaghi,
Subs: Benarrivo for Maldini (32 mins),
Chiesa for Inzaghi (46 mins),
and Del Piero for Zola (63 mins).
England Team Seaman D A (Arsenal),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Le Saux G P (Chelsea),
Ince P E C (Liverpool) - Captain,
Adams T A (Arsenal),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Wright I E (Arsenal),
Sheringham E P (Manchester United),
Batty D (Newcastle United),
Sub: N Butt for Gascoigne (89 mins).
Italy Sending Off Di Livio (77 mins)
Italy Bookings Di Livio, Costacurta, Benarrivo, Albertini, Chiesa
England Bookings Campbell, Southgate
Attendance 81,200
Referee Mario Van Der Ende (Holland)


Date 15.11.1997
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Cameroon
Result 2-0
England Scorers Scholes (45 mins), Fowler (45 mins)
England Team Martyn N (Leeds United),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Neville P (Manchester United),
Ince P E C (Liverpool) - Captain,
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Hinchcliffe A (Everton),
Beckham D (Manchester United,
Gascoigne P J (Glasgow Rangers),
Fowler R (Liverpool),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Subs: R Ferdinand for Southgate (38 mins),
R Lee for Gascoigne (73 mins),
and C Sutton for Scholes (79 mins).
Cameroon Team Ongandzi,
Song,
Wome,
Mimboe,
Kalla,
Job,
Mboma,
Etchi,
Etame,
Foe,
Ipoua,
Subs: Billong for Ipoua (46 mins),
Olembe for Etame (73 mins),
and Njitap for Mboma (75 mins).
Cameroon Bookings Ipoua, Foe
England Bookings None
Attendance 46,176
Referee T Hauge (Norway)


Date 11.2.98
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Chile
Result 0-2
England Team Martyn N (Leeds United),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Batty D (Newcastle United),
Adams T (Arsenal) - Captain,
Neville P (Manchester United),
Lee R (Newcastle United),
Butt N (Manchester United),
Dublin D (Coventry City),
Sheringham T (Manchester United),
Owen M (Liverpool),
Subs: G Le Saux for P Neville (46 mins),
P Ince for Batty (62 mins),
and A Shearer for Sheringham (62 mins).
Chile Team Tapia,
Villarroel,
Reyes,
Fuentes,
Margas,
Rojas,
Parraguez,
Acuna,
Sierra,
Barrera,
Salas,
Subs: Carreno for Barrera (77 mins),
and Valenzuela for Sierra (88 mins).
England Booking Ince
Chile Bookings Salas
Attendance 65,228
Referee R Wokcik (Poland)


Date 25.3.98
Location Berne
Competition Friendly
Fixture Switzerland V England
Result 1-1
Switzerland Scorer Vega (37 mins)
England Scorer Merson (70 mins)
Switzerland Team Corminboeuf Vogel,
Fornier,
Henchoz,
Vega,
Yakin,
Sesa,
Wicky,
Grassi,
Sforza,
Chapuisat,
Subs: Lonfat for Wicky (81 mins),
and Kunz for Sesa (88 mins).
England Team Flowers T (Blackburn Rovers),
Keown M (Arsenal),
Hinchliffe A (Sheffield Wednesday),
Ince P (Liverpool),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Ferdinand R (West Ham United),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Merson P (Middlesbrough),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Owen M (Liverpool),
Lee R (Newcastle United),
Subs: T Sheringham for Owen (69 mins),
and D Batty for Merson (81 mins).
Attendance 17,000
Referee P Garidan (France)


Date 22.4.98
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Portugal
Result 3-0
England Scorers Shearer (5 & 65 mins), Sheringham (46 mins)
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Le Saux G (Chelsea),
Ince P (Liverpool),
Adams T (Arsenal),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Batty D (Newcastle United),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Sheringham T (Manchester United),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Subs: P Merson for Beckham (45 mins),
M Owen for Sheringham (77 mins),
and P Neville for G Neville (81 mins).
Portugal Team Baia,
Kavier,
Dimas,
Beto,
Couto,
Sousa,
Figo,
Joao V Pinto,
Calado,
Santos,
Cadete,
Subs: Barbosa for Dimas (54 mins),
Capucho for Joao V Pinto (68 mins),
and Oceano for Sousa (75 mins).
Attendance 63,463
Portugal Dismissal Capucho (80 mins)
England Booking Batty
Portugal Booking Beto


Date 23.5.98
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Saudi Arabia
Result 0-0
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Hinchcliffe A (Sheffield Wednesday),
Batty D (Newcastle United),
Adams T (Arsenal),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Anderton D (Tottenham Hotspur),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Sheringham T (Manchester United),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Subs: P Gascoigne for Beckham (60 mins),
I Wright for Sheringham (60 mins),
and P Neville for Hinchcliffe (74 mins).
Saudi Arabia Team Al-Daye,
Al-Jahni,
Al-Khlaiwi,
Zebramawi,
Amin
Al-Shahrani,
Al-Jaber,
S Al-Owairan
Solaimani,
Al-Muwalid,
K Al-Owairan
Subs: Al-Dosary for Amin (78 mins),
and Al-Temiyat for S Al-Owairan (75 mins).
Attendance 63,733
Saudi Arabia Booking S Al-Owairan, Al-Jahni
Referee D Z G Jol (Netherlands)


Date 27.5.98
Location Morocco
Competition King Hassan II Tournament
Fixture England V Morocco
Result 1-0
England Scorer Owen (59 mins)
England Team Flowers T (Blackburn Rovers),
Keown M (Arsenal),
Le Saux G (Chelsea),
Ince P (Liverpool) - Captain,
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Anderton D (Tottenham Hotspur),
Gascoigne P (Middlesbrough),
Dublin D (Coventry City),
Wright I (Arsenal),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Subs: M Owen for Wright (26 mins),
and L Ferdinand for Dublin (79 mins).
Morocco Team Benzekri,
Saber,
Rossi,
Negrouz,
Hadrioui,
Chiba
Taher,
Chippo,
Bassir,
Ouakili,
Robbi
Subs: Amzine for Chiba (63 mins),
Reda for Ouakili (73 mins),
Sellami for Chippo (79 mins).
Attendance 80,000
England Booking Keown
Morocco Booking Rokki
Referee M Daami (Tunisia)


Date 29.5.98
Location Morocco
Competition King Hassan II Tournament
Fixture Belgium V England
Result 0-0 (4-3 pens)
Belgium Team Van de Walle,
Deflandre,
Van Meir,
Verstraeten,
Borkelmans,
De Boeck,
Verheyen,
L M'Penza,
Goossens,
Scifo,
Boffin,
Subs: M M'Pena for Goossens (45 mins),
and Claessens for Verheyen (62 mins).
England Team Martyn N (Leeds United),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Neville P (Manchester United),
Butt N (Manchester United),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur) - Captain,
Keown M (Arsenal),
Lee R (Newcastle United),
Gascoigne P (Middlesbrough),
Ferdinand L (Tottenham Hotspur),
Merson P (Middlesbrough),
Le Saux G (Chelsea),
Subs: M Owen for P Neville (45 mins),
D Beckham for Gascoigne (50 mins),
and D Dublin for Campbell (76 mins).
Attendance 25,000
Belgium Bookings Van Meir, De Boeck
Referee E L Arjoune (Morocco)


Date 15.6.98
Location Velodrome Stadium, Marseille, France
Competition World Cup Finals - First Round
Fixture England V Tunisia
Result 2-0
England Scorers Shearer (43 mins), Scholes (89 mins)
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Adams T (Arsenal),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Le Saux G (Chelsea),
Anderton D (Tottenham Hotspur),
Ince P (Liverpool),
Batty D (Newcastle United),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Sheringham T (Manchester United),
Scholes (Manchester United),
Subs: M Owen for Sheringham (85 mins).
Tunisia Team El Ouaer,
H Trabelsi,
S Trabelsi,
Badra,
Boukadida,
Clayton,
Ghadhbane,
Chihi,
Souayah,
Ben Slimane,
Sellimi,
Subs: Beya for Souayah (45 mins),
Ben Younes for Ben Slimane (65 mins),
and Thabet for H Trabelsi.
Attendance 54,587
England Booking Campbell
Referee Masayoshi Okada (Japan)


Date 22.6.98
Location Municipal de Toulouse, Toulouse, France
Competition World Cup Finals - First Round
Fixture Romania V England
Result 2-1
Romania Scorers Moldovan (47 mins), Petrescu (90 mins)
England Scorer Owen (79 mins)
Romania Team Stelea,
Ciubotaiu,
Petrescu,
Filipescu,
Gh Popescu,
Munteanu,
Galca,
Hagi,
G Popescu,
Ilie,
Moldovan,
Subs: Stinga for Hagi (73 mins),
Marinescu for Stinga (84 mins),
Lacatus for Moldovan (87 mins).
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Adams T (Arsenal),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Le Saux G (Chelsea),
Anderton D (Tottenham Hotspur),
Ince P (Liverpool),
Batty D (Newcastle United),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Sheringham T (Manchester United),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Subs: D Beckham for Ince (33 mins),
M Owen for Beckham (73 mins).
Attendance 33,500
Romania Bookings Hagi, Gh Popescu,
Ciuborariu, Marinescu
Referee Marc Batta (France)


Date 26.6.98
Location Felix Bollaert Stadium, Lens, France
Competition World Cup Finals - First Round
Fixture Colombia V England
Result 0-2
England Scorers Anderton (20 mins), Beckham (29 mins)
Colombia Team Mondragon,
Palacios,
Bermudez,
Cabrera,
Moreno,
Serna
Lozano,
Valderrama,
Rincon,
De Avila,
Preciado ,
Subs: Valencia for Preciado (45 mins),
Aristizabal for Serna (45 mins),
Ricard for De Avila (45 mins).
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Adams T (Arsenal),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Le Saux G (Chelsea),
Anderton D (Tottenham Hotspur),
Ince P (Liverpool),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Owen M (Liverpool),
Subs: S McManaman for Scholes (74 mins),
R Lee for Anderton (80 mins),
D Batty for Ince (83 mins).
Attendance 38,100
Colombia Bookings Serna, Aristizabal, Bermundez
England Bookings Scholes, Shearer
Referee Arturo Brizio Carter (Mexico)


Date 30.6.98
Location Geoffroy Guichard, St Etienne, France
Competition World Cup Finals - Second Round
Fixture Argentina V England
Result 2-2
Argentina Scorers Batistuta (5 mins - Penalty),Zanetti (45 mins)
England Scorers Shearer (10 mins - Penalty), Owen (16 mins)
Argentina Team Roa,
Ayala,
Chamot,
Vivas,
Zanetti,
Almeyda,
Simeone,
Ortega,
Veron,
Lopez,
Batistuta,
Subs: Gallardo for Lopez (69 mins),
Crespo for Batistuta (69 mins),
and Berti for Simeone (91 mins).
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Adams T (Arsenal),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Le Saux G (Chelsea),
Anderton D (Tottenham Hotspur),
Ince P (Liverpool),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Owen M (Liverpool),
Subs: P Merson for Scholes (79 mins),
and D Batty for Anderton (97 mins).
Attendance 30,600
England Dismissal Beckham (46 mins)
Argentina Bookings Veron, Simeone, Almeyda, Roa
England Bookings Seaman, Ince
Referee Kim Milton Nielson (Denmark)


Date 5.9.98
Location Stockholm
Competition European Championship Qualifier
Fixture Sweden V England
Result 2-1
Sweden Scorers Andersson (30 mins), Mjallby (32 mins)
England Scorer Shearer (2 mins)
Sweden Team Hedman,
Nilsson,
Andersson P,
Bjorklund,
Kamark,
Schwarz,
Andersson A,
Mjallby,
Ljungberg,
Larsson,
Petterson,
Subs: Lucic for Kamark (83 mins),
and D Andersson for A Andersson (90 mins).
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Le Saux G (Chelsea),
Ince P (Liverpool),
Adams T (Arsenal),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Anderton D (Tottenham Hotspur),
Redknapp J (Liverpool),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Owen M (Liverpool),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Subs: R Lee for Anderton (42 mins),
P Merson for Campbell (75 mins),
and T Sheringham for Scholes (86 mins).
Attendance 35,000
England Dismissal Ince (67 mins)
Sweden Bookings Schwarz
England Bookings Scholes, Ince, Redknapp
Referee P Collina (Italy)


Date 10.11.98
Location Wembley
Competition European Championship Qualifier
Fixture England V Bulgaria
Result 0-0
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Hinchcliffe A (Sheffield Wednesday),
Lee R (Newcastle United),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Anderton D (Tottenham Hotspur),
Redknapp J (Liverpool),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Owen M (Liverpool),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Subs: G Le Saux for Hinchcliffe (34 mins),
D Batty for Anderton (67 mins),
and T Sheringham for Scholes (76 mins).
Bulgaria Team Zdravkov,
Kichichev,
Zagorchich,
Naidenov,
Jordanov,
Iankov,
Kirilov,
Stoichkov,
Hristov,
Petkov,
Iliev,
Subs: Batchev for Stoichkov (60 mins),
Gruev for Iliev (63 mins),
and G Ivanov for Hristov (90 mins).
Attendance 72,974
England Bookings Anderton, Redknapp
Bulgaria Bookings Kichichev
Referee Laszlo Vagner (Hungary)


Date 14.10.98
Location Luxembourg
Competition European Championship Qualifier
Fixture Luxembourg V England
Result 0-3
England Scorers Owen (19 mins), Shearer (40 mins - pen),
Southgate (90 mins)
Luxembourg Team Koch,
Feron,
Funck,
L Deville,
Strasser,
Saibene,
Theis,
F Deville,
Marcel,
Cardoni,
Posing,
Subs: Holtz for Theis (61 mins),
Amodio for Marcel (78 mins),
and Alverdi for F Deville (85 mins).
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Ferdinand R (West Ham United),
Neville P (Manchester United),
Batty D (Newcastle United),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Anderton D (Tottenham Hotspur),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Owen M (Liverpool),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Subs: R Lee for Anderton (63 mins),
and I Wright for Scholes (76 mins).
Attendance 8,000
Luxembourg Bookings Cardoni
England Bookings Beckham
Referee S Vorgias (Greece)


Date 18.11.98
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Czech Republic
Result 2-0
England Scorers Anderton (22 mins), Merson (39 mins)
England Team Martyn N (Leeds United),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur) - Captain,
Keown M (Arsenal),
Ferdinand R (West Ham United)
Le Saux G (Chelsea),
Butt N (Manchester United),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Anderton D (Tottenham Hotspur),
Dublin D (Aston Villa),
Wright I (West Ham United),
Merson P (Aston Villa),
Subs: R Fowler Wright (70 mins),
and L Hendrie for Merson (76 mins).
Czech Republic Team Kouba,
Latal,
Votava,
Novotny,
Repka,
Berger,
Nemec,
Poborsky,
Kuka,
Smicer,
Bejbl,
Subs: Vonasek for Nemec (45 mins),
Kotulek for Smicer (45 mins).
Baranek for Latal (45 mins),
Lotkvenc for Novorny (45 mins),
and Sloncik for Kuka (73 mins).
Attendance 38,535
Referee U Meier (Switzerland)


Date 10.2.99
Location Wembley
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V France
Result 0-2
France Scorer Anelka (69, 76 mins)
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Dixon L (Arsenal),
Le Saux G (Chelsea),
Ince P (Liverpool),
Adams T (Arsenal)
Keown M (Arsenal),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Redknapp J (Liverpool),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Owen O (Liverpool),
Anderton D (Tottenham Hotspur),
Subs: N Martyn for Seaman (46 mins),
A Cole for Owen (66 mins),
R Ferdinand for Dixon (72 mins),
and J Wilcox for Keown (85 mins).
France Team Barthez,
Thuram,
Blanc,
Desailly,
Lizarazu,
Deschamps,
Petit,
Zidane,
Djorkaeff,
Pires,
Anelka,
Subs: Leboeuf for Blanc (46 mins),
Dugarry for Pires (46 mins).
Wiltord for Anelka (83 mins),
Vieira for Djorkaeff (83 mins),
and Candela for Deschamps (90 mins).
Attendance 74,111
Referee H Crug (Germany)


Date 27.3.99
Location Wembley
Competition European Championship Qualifier
Fixture England V Poland
Result 3-1
England Scorers Scholes (11,21,70 mins)
Poland Scorer Brzeczek (29 mins)
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Le Saux G (Chelsea),
Sherwood T (Tottenham Hotspur),
Keown M (Arsenal),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Cole Andy (Manchester United),
McManaman S(Liverpool),
Subs: R Parlour for McManaman (69 mins),
P Neville for Beckham (78 mins),
and J Redknapp for Scholes (82 mins).
Poland Team Matysek,
Bak,
Lapinski,
Ratajczyk,
Zielinski,
Hajto,
Swierczewski,
Iwan,
Siadqczka,
Brzeczek,
Trzeciak,
Subs: Klos for Swierczewski (46 mins),
Kowalczyk for Siadqczka (64 mins),
and Justkowiak for Trzeciak (82 mins).
Attendance 73,836
England Bookings Scholes, Sherwood
Poland Bookings Ratajczyk, Hajto
Referee V Melo-Pereiro (Portugal)


Date 28.4.99
Location Budapest
Competition Friendly
Fixture Hungary V England
Result 1-1
Hungary Scorer Hrutka (76 mins)
England Scorer Shearer (21 mins)
Hungary Team Kiraly,
Hrutka,
Korsas,
Matyus,
Sebok,
Halmai,
Dombi,
Dardai,
Pisont,
Illis,
Kosos,
Subs: Somogyi for Pisont (45 mins),
and Toth for Korsas (65 mins).
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Brown W (Manchester United),
Neville P (Manchester United),
Batty D (Leeds United),
Ferdinand R (West Ham United),
Keown M (Arsenal),
Butt N (Manchester United),
Sherwood T (Tottenham Hotspur),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Phillips K (Sunderland),
McManaman S (Liverpool),
Subs: J Carragher for Ferdinand (62 mins),
M Gray for Brown (74 mins),
and J Redknapp for McManaman (88 mins).
Attendance Unknown
Referee L Frohlich (Germany)


Date 5.6.99
Location Wembley
Competition European Championship Qualifier
Fixture England V Sweden
Result 0-0
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Neville P (Manchester United),
Le Saux G (Chelsea),
Sherwood T (Tottenham Hotspur),
Keown M (Arsenal),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Batty D (Leeds United),
Shearer A (Newcastle United) - Captain,
Cole Andy (Manchester United),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Subs: R Ferdinand for Keown (34 mins), M Gray for Le Saux (46 mins),
and R Parlour for Beckham (76 mins).
Sweden Team Hedman,
Nilsson,
Andersson P,
Bkorklund,
Kaamark,
Schwarz,
Mild,
Mjallby,
Ljungberg,
Larsson,
Andersson K,
Subs: Alexandersson for Mild (7 mins),
Svensson for Larsson (69 mins),
and D Andersson for Majallby (82 mins).
Attendance 75,824
England Dismissal Paul Scholes (51 mins)
England Cautions Scholes, Cole, Batty, Shearer
Sweden Cautions Hedman, Schwarz, K Andersson
Referee Jose Garcia-Aranda (Spain)


Date 9.6.99
Location Sofia
Competition European Championship Qualifier
Fixture Bulgaria V England
Result 1-1
Bulgaria Scorer Markov (18 mins)
England Scorer Shearer (15 mins)
Bulgaria Team Ivankov,
Kichichev,
Zagorchich,
Stoilov,
Markov,
Kirilov,
Petrov S,
Stoichkov,
Yovov,
Petkov M,
Iliev,
Subs: M pterov for Yovov (46 mins),
Borimirov for Iliev (60 mins),
and Batchev for Stoichkov (72 mins).
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Gray M (Sunderland),
Neville P (Manchester United),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Woodgate J (Leeds United),
Redknapp J (Liverpool),
Batty D (Leeds United),
Sheringham T (Manchester United),
Shearer A Newcastle United) - Captain,
Fowler R (Liverpool),
Subs: R Parlour for Woodgate (63 mins),
and E Heskey for Fowler (80 mins).
Attendance 22,000
Bulgaria Dismissal M Petrov (58 mins)
Bulgaria Cautions Iliev, M Petrov
England Cautions Fowler, Southgate, Sheringham, Campbell
Referee Mario Van Der Ende (Holland)


Date 4.9.99
Location Wembley
Competition European Championship Qualifier
Fixture England V Luxembourg
Result 6-0
England Scorers Shearer (12, 28, 34 mins)
McManaman (30, 44 mins)
Owen (90 mins)
England Team Martyn N (Leeds United),
Dyer K (Newcastle United),
Keown M (Arsenal),
Adams T (Arsenal),
Pearce S (West Ham United),
McManaman S (Real Madrid),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Batty D (Leeds United),
Parlour R (Arsenal),
Shearer A (Newcastle United),
Fowler R (Liverpool),
Subs: G Neville for Dyer (46 mins),
P Neville for Adams (65 mins),
and M Owen for Beckham (65 mins).
Luxembourg Team Felgen,
Feron,
Schauls,
Birsens,
Funck,
Saibene,
Theis,
Vanek,
Christophe,
Schnieder,
Posing,
Subs: Alverdi for Schnieder (46 mins),
Zaritski for Christophe (63 mins),
and F Deville for Posing (83 mins).
Attendance 68,772
England Cautions Pearce
Luxembourg Cautions Funck
Referee S Shmolik (Belarus)


Date 8.9.99
Location Legia Stadium, Warsaw
Competition European Championship Qualifier
Fixture Poland V England
Result 0-0
Poland Team Matysek,
Zielinski,
Klos,
Waldoch,
Hajto,
Nowak,
Iwan,
Michalski,
Siadaczka,
Gilewicz,
Trzeciak,
Subs: Sierczewski for Trzeciak (58 mins),
Juskowiak for Gilewicz (63 mins),
and Bak for Klos (89 mins).
England Team Martyn N (Leeds United),
Neville G (Manchester United),
Keown M (Arsenal),
Adams T (Arsenal),
Pearce S (West Ham United),
McManaman S (Real Madrid),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Batty D (Leeds United),
Parlour R (Arsenal),
Shearer A (Newcastle United),
Fowler R (Liverpool),
Subs: P Neville for G Neville (12 mins),
M Owen for Fowler (65 mins),
and K Dyer for McManaman (79 mins).
Attendance 17,000
Poland Cautions Matyesek, Hajto,
Siadaczka, Iwan
England Dismissal Batty (83 mins)
England Cautions Keown
Referee GŁnter Benko (Austria)


Date 10.10.99
Location Stadium of Light, Sunderland
Competition Friendly
Fixture England V Belgium
Result 2-1
England Scorers Shearer (6 mins), Redknapp (66 mins)
Beglium Scorer Strupar (14 mins)
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Dyer K (Newcastle United),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Adams T (Arsenal),
Keown M (Arsenal),
Guppy S (Leicester City),
Lampard F (West Ham United),
Ince P (Middlesbrough),
Redknapp J (Liverpool),
Shearer A (Newcastle United),
Phillips K (Sunderland Town),
Subs: N Martyn for Seaman (46 mins),
P Neville for Dyer (58 mins),
M Owen for Phillips (58 mins),
D Wise for Lampard (76 mins),
and E Heskey for Shearer (86 mins).
Belgium Team De Vlieger,
Deflandre,
Peeters,
Van Meir,
Oyen,
Tanghe,
Van de Haeghe,
Wilmots,
Van Kerckhoven,
De Bilde,
Strupar,
Subs: Gascpercic for De Vlieger (46 mins),
Walen for Tanghe (46 mins),
and Brogno for Strupar (74 mins).
Attendance 40,897
England Caution Owen
Beglium Caution Van de Haeghe
Referee Anders Frisk (Sweden)


Date 13.11.99
Location Hampden Park, Glasgow
Competition European Championship Playoff
Fixture Scotland V England
Result 0-2
England Scorers Scholes (21 & 42 mins)
Scotland Team Sullivan,
Weir,
Ritchie,
Dially,
Hendry,
Ferguson,
Dodds,
Burley,
Gallacher,
Hutchinson,
Collins,
Subs: Burchill for Gallacher (82 mins).
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Neville P (Manchester United),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Ince P (Middlesbrough),
Adams T (Arsenal),
Keown M (Arsenal),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Shearer A (Newcastle United),
Owen M (Liverpool),
Redknapp J (Liverpool),
Subs: Andy Cole for Owen (67 mins).
Attendance 50,132
Scotland Cautions Hendry, Gallacher, Dially,
Ferguson, Hutchinson
England Cautions Scholes, Neville, Redknapp,
Adams, Ince
Referee Manuel Diaz-Vega (Spain)


Date 17.11.99
Location Wembley Stadium, London
Competition European Championship Playoff
Fixture England V Scotland
Result 0-1
Scotland Scorer Hutchinson (39 mins)
England Team Seaman D (Arsenal),
Neville P (Manchester United),
Campbell S (Tottenham Hotspur),
Ince P (Middlesbrough),
Adams T (Arsenal),
Southgate G (Aston Villa),
Beckham D (Manchester United),
Scholes P (Manchester United),
Shearer A (Newcastle United),
Owen M (Liverpool),
Redknapp J (Liverpool),
Subs: E Heskey for Owen (63 mins),
and R Parlour for Scholes (90 mins).
Scotland Team Sullivan,
Weir,
Davidson,
Dially,
Hendry,
Ferguson,
Dodds,
Burley,
McCann,
Hutchinson,
Collins,
Subs: Burchill for McCann (74 mins).
Attendance 75,848
England Cautions Ince, Redknapp
Scotland Cautions Davidson, Dailly
Referee Pierluigi Collina (Italy)