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Thursday, 8 June 1995
Umbro Cup International Challenge Tournament, match four

England 3 Sweden 3 [1-2]

Match Summary
England Squad
Sweden Squad

Team Record
The Three Lions squad for the Umbro Cup International Challenge Tournament   June 1995
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club St Sub App G Capt
11. Anderton, Darren R.     M Tottenham Hotspur FC            
18. Barmby, Nicholas J.     F Tottenham Hotspur FC            
10. Barnes, John C.B.     M Liverpool FC            
2. Barton, Warren D.     D Newcastle United FC            
4. Batty, David     M Blackburn Rovers FC            
8. Beardsley, Peter A.     M Newcastle United FC            
20. Cole, Andrew A.     F Manchester United FC            
Cole withdrew from the squad on 2 June because of a shin injury.
6. Collymore, Stanley V.     F Nottingham Forest FC            
24. Cooper, Colin T.     D Nottingham Forest FC 0 0 0 0 0 none
1. Flowers, Timothy D.     G Blackburn Rovers FC            
19. Gascoigne, Paul J.     M SS Lazio, Italy            
16. Ince, Paul E.C.     M Liverpool FC            
Ince withdrew from the squad on 25 May because of tiredness.
3. Le Saux, Graeme P.     D Blackburn Rovers FC            
17. McManaman, Steven     F Liverpool FC            
21. Neville, Gary A.     D Manchester United FC            
12. Pallister, Gary A.     D Manchester United FC            
14. Pearce, Stuart     D Nottingham Forest FC            
7. Platt, David A.     M UC Sampdoria, Italy            
16. Redknapp, Jamie F.     M Liverpool FC            
Redknapp was drafted into the squad on 25 May as replacement for Ince.
5. Scales, John R.     D Liverpool FC            
9. Shearer, Alan     F Blackburn Rovers FC            
22. Sheringham, Edward P.     F Tottenham Hotspur FC            
15. Unsworth, David G.     D Everton FC            
23. Walker, Ian M.     G Tottenham Hotspur FC            

All information is complete to and including England's last match, the sixth of the 1994-95 season against Japan on 3 June 1995.


Tuesday, 23 May 1995 - Terry Venables named a 23-man squad missing several regulars for a tournament which, while of minor importance in and of itself, he regarded as critical to his preparations for the European Championship 1996 final tournament.  Missing through injury were David Seaman, Rob Jones, Lee Dixon, Neil Ruddock, Steve Howey, Tony Adams, Tim Sherwood, Dennis Wise and Barry Venison.

Thursday, 25 May 1995 - Paul Ince withdrew from the squad after talks with Venables, who named Jamie Redknapp to replace him.  Cleared the day before of criminal charges he assaulted a fan, Ince said:  "At the moment I feel drained. The court case was particularly hard to handle emotionally. I feel it's better for me to go on holiday with my family than play football. I wouldn't want to let England down in any way."

Friday, 2 June 1995 -  Andy Cole withdrew from the squad after seeing a specialist for his persistent shin splints problem.

Monday, 5 June 1995 - Warren Barton leaves Wimbledon FC and joins Newcastle United FC.

England Form: last six games
D W D W ab D W  f 9:a success: 75%
705 22 May 1994 - England 0 Norway 0 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (64,327)
  Fr HD
706 7 September 1994 - England 2 USA 0 [2-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (38,629)
Shearer (2) HW
707 12 October 1994 - England 1 Romania 1 [1-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (48,754)
708 16 November 1994 - England 1 Nigeria 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (37,196)
Platt HW
709 15 February 1995 -
Republic of Ireland vs. England

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

Abandoned after 27 minutes because of crowd violence.

710 29 March 1995 - England 0 Uruguay 0 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (34,849)
711 3 June 1995 - England 2 Japan 1 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (21,142)
Anderton, Platt (pen)