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Results 1990-95

Wednesday, 12 October 1994
Football Associational International Friendly

England 1 Romania 1 [1-1]


Team line-up


Match Summary
England Squad

Romania Squad

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London - Attendance: 48,754
Kick-off 8.00 p.m. BST
  Live on xx (UK) - Commentator: xx

Romania - Ilie Dumitrescu (37).
England - Rob Lee (45).
Romania - Gica Popescu, professional foul; Munteanu;
England - Paul Ince.

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


Match Summary


Officials from France




Referee (charcoal) - JoŽl Quiniou,
x (x), x, FIFA listed x.

Linesmen - M. Laine & P. Delorme.

Reserve Official - M.G. Wright, Essex, England.

Teams presented to The Most Reverend The Rt. Hon. The Lord Archbishop of Canterbury.

Dumitrescu's goal is the first goal England have conceded under Venables' reign.  England went 486 minutes without conceding a goal.
x Goal Attempts x
x Attempts on Target x
x Hit Bar/Post x
x Corner Kicks Won x
x Offside Calls Against x
x Fouls Conceded x
x Possession x

England Team



18th (13th September 1994) 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: Tony Adams, 1st captaincy. Coach: Terry Venables, 51, appointed 10 January 1994,
5th match,
W 3 - D 2 - L 0 - F 9 - A 1.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David x x x x x x GA
2 Jones, Robert x x x x x x
3 Le Saux, Graeme x x x x x x
4 Ince, Paul x x x x x x
5 Adams, Tony x x x x x x
6 Pallister, Gary x x x x x x
7 Lee, REobert x x x x x x
8 Wright, Ian x x x x x x
9 Shearer, Alan x x x x x x
10 Barnes, John x x x x x x
11 Le Tissier, Matthew x x x x x x
England Substitutes
12 Pearce, Stuart, on 59th min. for Jones x x x x x x
15 Wise, Dennis, on 71st min. for Lee x x x x x x
16 Sheringham, Edward, on 71st min. for Wright x x x x x x

unused substitutes:

13-Tim Flowers, 14-Neil Ruddock.
3-1-3-3 formation -

Averages (Starting XI):

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc


Romania Team



7th (13th September 1994) Colours: Made by Adidas - Yellow shirts with three blue broad stripes down left shoulder and up the right of the torso, blue collar/cuffs, yellow shorts with three blue broad stripes up right side, yellow socks with three blue hoops.
Capt: Gheorghe Hagi Coach: Anghel Iordănescu (4 May 1950)
Romania Lineup
1 Stelea, Bogdan x x x Samsun 23 x GA
2 Petrescu, Daniel x x x Sheffield Wednesday FC, England 41 5
3 Prodan, Daniel x x x Steaua 20 0
4 Belodedici, Miodrag x x x Valladolid 45 0
5 Lupescu, Ionut x x x Leverkusen, Germany 38 5
6 Popescu, Gica x x x Tottenham Hotspur FC, England 53 2
7 Lăcătuş, Marius x x x Steaua 63 9
8 Dumitrescu, Ilie x x x Tottenham Hotspur FC, England 46 17
9 Răducioiu, Florin x x x Espanyol, Spain 32 16
10 Hagi, Gheorghe x x x FC Barcelona, Spain 89 25
11 Munteanu, Dorinel x x x Cercle Brugge, Belgium 35 2
Romania Substitutes
13 Selymes, Tibor, on 46th min. for Hagi x x x Cercle Brugge, Belgium 18 0
15 Timofte, Daniel, on 77th min. for Raducioiu x x x Samsun 20 0
16 C‚rstea, Florin, on 81st min. for Lacatus x x x FC National 2 0
12 Prunea, Florin, on 87th min. for Stelea x x x Dinamo Bucaresti 25 0

unused substitutes:

14-Gheorghe Mihali.
formation formation -

Averages (Starting XI):

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc



    Match Report by Mike Payne

Source Notes

Official Teamsheet
Matchday Programme
Mike Payne - football historian and contributor