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Friendly Match Record Overall
 
 

England in Friendly Competition
1980-81 to 1989-90

Friendly Match Record by Opponents

Friendly Comps

 
1872-1939 1946-60 1960-70 1970-80 1980-90 1990-2000 2000-10 2010-20 2020-30

Season 1980-81 - Friendly Matches 214 & 215

550 25 March 1981 - England 1 Spain 2 [1-2]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (71,840)

Hoddle
Satrústegui, Zamora

HL
552 12 May 1981 - England 0 Brazil 1 [0-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (75,000)
Zico HL

Season 1981-82 - Friendly Matches 216-218

561 25 May 1982 - England 2 Netherlands 0 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (69,000)
Woodcock, Mariner HW
563 2 June 1982 - Iceland 1 England 1 [1-0]
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík (10,814)
Guðjohnsen
Goddard
AD
Finnish F.A. 75th Anniversary Celebration Match
564 3 June 1982 - Finland 1 England 4 [0-2]
Olympiastadion, Helsinki (21,521)
Haaskvi (pen)
Mariner (2), Robson (2)
AW

Season 1982-83 - Friendly Matches 219-222

Bobby Robson

Friendly Matches
571 13 October 1982 - England 1 West Germany 2 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (68,000)
Woodcock
Rummenigge (2)
HL
579 12 June 1983 - Australia 0 England 0 [0-0]
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (28,000)
  AD
580 15 June 1983 - Australia 0 England 1 [0-0]
Lang Park, Brisbane (10,000 to <16,000)
Walsh AW
581 19 June 1983 - Australia 1 England 1 [1-1]
Olympic Park Stadium, Melbourne (20,000)
Neal OG
T.Francis
AD

Season 1983-84 - Friendly Matches 223-227

585 29 February 1984 - France 2 England 0 [0-0]
Parc des Princes, Paris (45,554)
Platini (2) AL
589 2 June 1984 - England 0 USSR 2 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (38,125)
Gotsmanov, Protasov HL
Brazilian F.A. 70th Anniversary Celebration Match
590 10 June 1984 - Brazil 0 England 2 [0-1]
Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio (56,126/65,000)
J.Barnes, Hateley AW
Friendly Matches
591 13 June 1984 - Uruguay 2 England 0 [1-0]
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo (32,800/34,500)
Acosta (pen), Cabrera AL
592 17 June 1984 - Chile 0 England 0 [0-0]
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago (9,876)
  AD

Season 1984-85 - Friendly Matches 228-230

593 12 September 1984 - England 1 GDR 0 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (23,951)
Robson HW
597 26 March 1985 - England 2 Republic of Ireland 1 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (34,793)
Steven, Lineker
Brady
HW
604 16 June 1985 - USA 0 England 5 [0-2]
The LA Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles (10,145)
Lineker (2), K.Dixon (2), Steven AW

Season 1985-86 - Friendly Matches 231-235

608 29 January 1986 - Egypt 0 England 4 [0-2]
Nasser Stadium, Cairo (20,000)
Steven, Omar OG, Wallace, Cowans AW
609 26 February 1986 - Israel 1 England 2 [1-0]
Ramat-Gan Stadium, Tel Aviv (30,000)
Ohana
Robson (2 (1 pen))
AW
610 26 March 1986 - USSR 0 England 1 [0-0]
Dinamo Stadion, Tbilisi (62,000)
Waddle AW
612 17 May 1986 - Mexico 0 England 3 [0-3]
The LA Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles (45,000)
Hateley (2), Beardsley NW
613 24 May 1986 - Canada 0 England 1 [0-0]
Swangard Stadium, Burnaby (8,150)
Hateley AW

Season 1986-87 - Friendly Matches 236 & 237

619 10 September 1986 - Sweden 1 England 0 [0-0]
Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna (15,646)
Ekström AL
622 18 February 1987 - Spain 2 England 4 [1-2]
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid (35,000)
Butragueño, Ramón
Lineker (4)
AW

Season 1987-88 - Friendly Matches 238-242

627 9 September 1987 - West Germany 3 England 1 [2-1]
Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf (50,000)
Littbarski (2), Wuttke
Lineker
AL
Israeli F.A. 60th Anniversary Celebration Match
630 17 February 1988 - Israel 0 England 0 [0-0]
Ramat-Gan Stadium, Tel Aviv (5,000/6,000)
  AD
Friendly Matches
631 23 March 1988 - England 2 Netherlands 2 [1-2]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (74,590)
Lineker, Adams
Adams OG, Bosman
HD
632 27 April 1988 - Hungary 0 England 0 [0-0]
Népstadion, Budapest (25,000/26,500)
  AD
635 28 May 1988 - Switzerland 0 England 1 [0-0]
Stade Olympique de la Pontaise, Lausanne (10,000)
Lineker AW

Season 1988-89 - Friendly Matches 243-246

639 14 September 1988 - England 1 Denmark 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (25,837)
Webb HW
641 16 November 1988 - Saudi Arabia 1 England 1 [1-0]
King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh (8,000)
Majed Abdullah
Adams
AD
642 8 February 1989 - Greece 1 England 2 [1-1]
Olympiakó Stádio Spiros Louis, Athína (3,364 to 10,000)
Saravakos (pen)
Economopoulos OG, Robson
AW
Danish F.A. Centenary Celebration Match
648 7 June 1989 - Denmark 1 England 1 [0-1]
Idrætsparken, København (18,400)
Elstrup
Lineker
AD

Season 1989-90 - Friendly Matches 247-253

Friendly Matches
651 15 November 1989 - England 0 Italy 0 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (67,500)
  HD
652 13 December 1989 - England 2 Yugoslavia 1 [1-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (34,796)
Robson (2)
Skoro
HW
The Varig Challenge Cup
653 28 March 1990 - England 1 Brazil 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (80,000)
Lineker HW
Friendly Matches
654 25 April 1990 - England 4 Czechoslovakia 2 [2-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (21,342)
Bull (2), Pearce, Gascoigne
Skuhravý, Kubák
HW
655 15 May 1990 - England 1 Denmark 0 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (27,643)
Lineker HW
656 22 May 1990 - England 1 Uruguay 2 [0-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (38,751)
J.Barnes
Ostolaza, J.Perdomo
HL
657 2 June 1990 - Tunisia 1 England 1 [1-0]
Stade Olympique El Menzah, Tunis (25,000)
Hergal
Bull
AD

England's Friendly Record 1980-90
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 15 8 2 5 19 15 +4 3 6 1.267 1.00 60.0 +3
Away 24 11 9 4 33 18 +15 7 11 1.375 0.75 64.6 +7
Neutral 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Total 40 20 11 9 55 33 +22 10 18 1.375 0.825 63.8 +11

England's Friendly Goalscoring Record 1980-90 (55 goals)
  
Gary Lineker 13
Bryan Robson 8
Mark Hateley 4
Steve Bull, Paul Mariner, Trevor Steven 3
 
Tony Adams, John Barnes, Kerry Dixon, Tony Woodcock, own goals 2
 
Peter Beardsley, Gordon Cowans, Trevor Francis, Paul Gascoigne, Paul Goddard, Glenn Hoddle, Stuart Pearce, Chris Waddle, Danny Wallace, Paul Walsh, Neil Webb. 1

England's Friendly Record 1872-1990
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 95 58 23 14 249 118 +131 10 32 2.621 1.242 73.2 +44
Away 157 87 33 37 405 203 +202 28 51 2.579 1.293 65.9 +50
Neutral 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Total 253 146 56 51 657 321 +336 38 84 2.597 1.269 68.8 +95

England's Friendly Goalscoring Record 1872-(1980)1990 (657 goals)
  
Jimmy Greaves 20
Tom Finney 18
Nat Lofthouse 17
Tommy Lawton, own goals (2+1+4+2+2+2+2) 15
Bobby Charlton, Stan Mortensen, Vivian Woodward 14
Bill Dean, Gary Lineker 13
George Camsell 12
Roger Hunt 11
Johnny Byrne, Bobby Charlton, George Hilsdon, Bryan Robson, Tommy Taylor 8
Charlie Bambridge, Cliff Bastin, Mick Channon, Johnny Haynes, Fred Steele 7
Alan Ball, Allan Clarke, Ted Drake, Ron Flowers, Geoff Hurst, Stan Matthews, Martin Peters, Howard Vaughton 6
Joe Bradford, Joe Carter, John Connelly, Kevin Keegan, Jimmy Windridge 5
Colin Bell, Roy Bentley, Eric Brook, Arthur Brown, Jack Charlton, Sammy Crooks, Bryan Douglas, Len Goulden, Mark Hateley, Jackie Hegan, Gerry Hitchens, George Holley, Franny Lee, Paul Mariner (1+3), Jackie Milburn, Clem Mitchell, Jimmy Mullen, Terry Paine, Fred Pickering, Billy Walker 4
 
Frank Bradshaw, Arthur Bridgett, Ivan Broadis, Frank Broome, George Brown (maybe 4), Steve Bull, Raich Carter, Martin Chivers, Nevill Cobbold, Trevor Francis (2+1), Colin Grainger, Harold Fleming, Vivian Gibbins, Tosh Johnson, Derek Kevan, Wilf Mannion, Johnny Morris, Billy Mosforth, Frank Osbourne, Stuart Pearson, Alf Ramsey, Arthur Rigby (maybe 4), Jackie Robinson, Bobby Robson, Jock Rutherford, Jackie Sewell, Bobby Smith, Francis Sparks, Trevor Steven, Tony Woodcock (1+2) 3
 
Tony Adams, John Barnes, Warren Bradley, Jimmy Brown, Charlie Buchan, Harry Burgess, Harry Chambers, Steve Coppell, Tony Currie, Arthur Cursham, Harry Cursham, Kerry Dixon, Arthur Dorrell, Arthur Dunn, George Eastham, George Elliott, Redfern Froggatt, Jack Haines, Willie Hall, Harold Halse, Harry Hampson, Johnny Hancocks, Glenn Hoddle (1+1), Eric Houghton, David Jack, David Johnson, Joe Johnson, George Kail, William Kenyon-Slaney, Alf Kirchen, Billy Moore, Bobby Moore, Joe Payne, Bill Perry, Don Revie, Jimmy Richardson, Jack Rowley, Jack Smith, Reg Smith, George Stephenson, Fred Tilson, Ben Warren, Olly Whateley, Billy Wright 2
 
Charlie Alcock, Ronnie Allen, Gordon Astall, John Atyeo, Joe Baker, Peter Barnes, Peter Beardsley, Sid Bishop, Alex Bonsor, Geoff Bradford, Barry Bridges, Cliff Britton, Johnny Brooks, Bill Brown, Norman Bullock, Charles Chenery, Gordon Cowans, Ray Crawford, Jack Crayston, Norman Creek, Bryan Douglas, Duncan Edwards, Tom Galley, Paul Gascoigne, Paul Goddard, Arthur Goodyer, Tommy Grosvenor, Harold Hassall, Harold Hobbis, Harold Hulme, Tony Kay, Bob Kelly, Brian Kidd, Robert Kingsford, Alf Lyttelton, Malcolm Macdonald, Vic Medley, Jimmy Melia, David Mercer, Harold Miller, Jimmy Moore, Jack Morton, Phil Neal, Bill Nicholson, Mick O'Grady, Louis Page, Frank Pawson, Stuart Pearce, Bill Roberts, Harry Roberts, Joe Royle, Jimmy Seed, Len Shackleton, Heathcote Sorby, Nobby Stiles, Peter Taylor, George Thornewell, Chris Waddle, Danny Wallace, Paul Walsh, Tom Waring, Neil Webb, Don Welsh, Herbert Whitfeld, Ray Wilkins, Ken Willingham, Dennis Wilshaw, Charles Wollaston, Joe Worrall, Frank Worthington, John Wylie 1
The goalscorers in blue have scored their goals in the last recorded period (1980-90)

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