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Saturday, 8 June 1996
European Championship 1996 Group A finals match

Switzerland 1 England 1 [0-0]


Team line-up





Match Summary
Switzerland Squad

England Squad

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London - Attendance: x
Kick-off 3.00 p.m. BST
  Live on BBC One (UK) - Commentator: x

England - Alan Shearer (24).
Switzerland - Kubilay Turkyilmaz (84 penalty). Stuart Pearce handball
Switzerland - Yvan Quentin, Marco Grassi, Ramon Vega.
England - Tony Adams.

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


Match Summary


Officials from Spain



Referee (xx) - Manuel Diaz Vega,
x (x), x, FIFA listed x.

Linesmen - Joachin Olmas Gonzalez & Manuel Tresaco Gracia.

Fourth official - Jose M. Garcia-Aranda Encinar.

Ceremony opened by and teams presented to His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent (F.A. President).

x Goal Attempts x
x Attempts on Target x
2 Hit Bar/Post 0
6 Corner Kicks Won 4
x Offside Calls Against x
x Fouls Conceded x
x Possession x

Switzerland Team



21st (22nd May 1996) Colours: Made by Lotto - Red shirts with white shoulders, white collar/cuffs, white shorts, red socks.
Capt: Alain Geiger, handed to Ciriaco Sforza Coach: Artur Jorge
Switzerland Lineup
1 Pascolo, Marco x x x x x x GA
13 Jeanneret, Sebastien x x x x x x
3 Quentin, Yvan x x x x x x
Quentin cautioned for tripping Shearer.
4 Henchov, Stephane x x x x x x
5 Geiger, Alain x x x x x x
15 Vega, Ramon x x x x x x
Vega cautioned for tripping Ince.
17 Vogel, Johann x x x x x x
14 Turkyilmaz, Kubilay x x x x x x
Turkyilmaz's penalty converted following a Stuart Pearce handball.
9 Grassi, Marco x x x x x x
Grassi cautioned.
10 Sforza, Ciriaco x x x x x x
21 Bonvin, Christophe x x x x x x
Switzerland Substitutes
x x x x x x x x
x x x x x x x x
x x x x x x x x

unused substitutes:

7-Sebastien Fournier, 8-Patrick Silvestre, 11-Stephane Chapuisat, 12-Stephane Lehmann, 16-Marcel Koller, 18-Regis Rothenbuhler, 19-David Sesa, 20-Alexandre Comisetti, 22-Joel Corminboeuf.


Pascolo -
Jeanneret, Vega, Henchoz, Quentin -
Vogel, Sforza, Geiger -
Bonvin -
Grassi, Turkyilmaz.

Averages (Starting XI):

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc


England Team



24th (22nd May 1996) Colours: The 1995 home uniform - White shirts with navy blue collar, navy blue shorts with white and light blue trim, white socks. 
Capt: Tony Adams Coach: Terry Venables, 53, appointed 10 January 1994,
20th match,
W 9 - D 9 - L 1 - F 28 - A 11;
1 match abandoned.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David x x x x x x GA
2 Neville, Gary x x x x x x
3 Pearce, Stuart x x x x x x
4 Ince, Paul x x x x x x
5 Adams, Tony x x x x x x
Adams cautioned for tripping Vogel.
6 Southgate, Gareth x x x x x x
17 McManaman, Steven x x x x x x
8 Gascoigne, Paul, sub off 77 min. x x x x x x
9 Shearer, Alan x x x x x x
10 Sheringham, Edward P. x x x x x x
11 Anderton, Darren x x x x x x
England Substitutes
7 Platt, David, on for Gascoigne, on 77 min. x x x x x x
20 Stone, Steven x x x x x x
14 Barmby, Nicholas x x x x x x

unused substitutes:

12-Steve Howey, 13-Tim Flowers, 15-Jamie Redknapp, 16-Sol Campbell, 18-Les Ferdinand, 19-Phil Neville, 21-Robbie Fowler, 22-Ian Walker.
4-1-3-2 Seaman -
Neville, Adams, Southgate, Pearce -
Ince -
Anderton, Gascoigne, McManaman -
Shearer, Sheringham.

Averages (Starting XI):

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc



    Match Report by Mike Payne

Source Notes

BBC Sport
Official Teamsheet
Mike Payne - football historian and contributor