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Results 1990-95

Wednesday, 28 April 1993
World Cup 1994 UEFA Qualification Group Two

England 2 Netherlands 2 [2-1]
 












Match Summary
England Squad

Netherlands Squad

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, - Attendance: tbc
Kick-off
8.00 p.m.
  Live on xx (UK) - Commentator: x

England - John Barnes, from a free-kick, David Platt, from a rebound following a Ferdinand shot.
Netherlands - Dennis Bergkamp, volley over Woods from a Wouters chip, van Vossen penalty,
Netherlands - De Wolf
England - Martin Keown (66)

Netherlands kicked-off. 9- minutes (-).

 

Match Summary

 

Officials from Denmark

England

Type

Netherlands
Referee (black) - Peter Mikkelsen,
x (x), x, FIFA listed x.

Linesmen - CJ Christensen-Meyer & O Flom Christensen.

Reserve Official - F. Lambek.

Teams presented to Sir Walter Winterbottom, C.B.E., (F.A. Honorary Vice-President & ex-England manager)

American Airlines Most Valued England Player 'The Crystal Eagle' was awarded to Paul Ince.

x Goal Attempts 0
x Attempts on Target 0
x Hit Bar/Post 0
x Corner Kicks Won x
x Offside Calls Against x
x Fouls Conceded x
x Possession x

England Team

 

Rank:

5th (December 1992) Colours: The 1993 home uniform - White shirts with navy blue & red trim, navy blue shorts with red trim, white socks with navy blue tops.
Capt:  David Platt Coach: Graham Taylor, 48, appointed 23 July 1990;
30th match, W 16 - D 11 - L 3 - F 49 - A 21.
England Lineup
1 Woods, Christopher x x x x x x GA
2 Dixon, Lee x x x x x x
3 Keown, Martin, booked for tripping up a sprinting Overmars x x x x x x
4 Palmer, Carlton x x x x x x
5 Walker, Desmond x x x x x x
6 Adams, Tony x x x x x x
7 Platt, David x x x x x x
8 Gascoigne, Paul x x x x x x
9 Ferdinand, Leslie x x x x x x
10 Barnes, John x x x x x x
11 Ince, Paul x x x x x x
England Substitutes
14 Merson, Paul x x x x x x
x x x x x x x x

unused substitutes:

12-Nigel Cough, 13-David Seaman, 15-Lee Sharpe, 16-Teddy Sheringham.
(Clough was kitted and ready to come on for Ince after he was injured following a collision with de Boer.  The substitute card was almost held up before Ince's insistence that he could carry on...)
   
formation formation -

Averages (Starting XI):

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc

 

Netherlands Team

 

Rank:

7th (December 1992) Colours: Made by Lotto - Orange shirts with white trim (red/blue trim), white shorts, orange socks with white tops.
Capt: Jan Wouters Coach: Dick Advocaat
Netherlands Lineup
1 De Goey x x x x x x GA
2 Blind x x x x x x
3 de Boer x x x x x x
4 Wouters, Jan x x x x x x
5 Witschge x x x x x x
6 Winter x x x x x x
7 Bergkamp x x x x x x
8 Rikjaard x x x x x x
9 Bosman x x x x x x
10 Gullit x x x x x x
11 Overmars x x x x x x
Netherlands Substitutes
14 De Wolf, scything tackle on Merson x x x x x x
12 van Vossen, Penalty after Walker began to hold back Overmars' shirt outside the penalty area.  Overmars collapsed inside the area and the resultant penalty sent Woods the wrong way. x x x x x x

unused substitutes:

13-Sonny Silooy, 15-Marciano Vink, 16-Theodorus Snelders.
   
formation formation -

Averages (Starting XI):

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc

 

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

Source Notes

Official Teamsheet
Match Programme
ESPN Classic
Mike Payne - football historian and contributor

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