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Moldova

 

 
722 vs. Switzerland
723 vs. Scotland
724 vs. Netherlands
725 vs. Spain ~ 726 vs. Germany

727
728 vs. Poland

Sunday, 1 September 1996
World Cup 1998 UEFA Group Two qualification match

Moldova 0 England 3 [0-2]
 

 

Match Summary
Moldova Squad
England Squad

Stadionul Republican, Strada Bucuresti, Chişinău
Attendance: 9,500
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Kick-off: tbc BST
Live on Sky Sports (UK) - Commentator: Martin Tyler and Andy Gray

England - Nicky Barmby, Paul Gascoigne, Alan Shearer
 
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials from Finland

Moldova

Type

England

Referee (red) - Ilca Koho
x (x), x, FIFA listed x.

Assistant Referees - Tuomo Rantala and Tapio Yli-Karro.

Fourth Official - Juhn Hirviniemi.

UEFA Delegate - Leon Walker, Switzerland.
  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
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  Possession  

Moldova Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (28 August 1996) 115th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 105th to 109th
Colours: Made by Puma - Blue collared pinstriped jerseys with yellow collars/pinstripes, red shorts, yellow socks with red/blue trim.
Capt:   Manager: Ion Stepanovich Caras, 45 (11 September 1950), appointed in 1990.
Moldova Lineup
1 Romanenco, Denis     G     GA
2 Secu, Serghei            
3 Testemiţanu, Ion            
4 Nani, Serghei            
5 Belous, Serghei            
6 Gaidamşciuc, Vladimir            
7 Curtianu, Alexandru            
8 Epureanu, Sergiu            
9 Miterev, Iurii            
10 Popovici, Alexandru            
11 Cleşcenco, Serghei            
Moldova Substitutes
1              

unused substitutes:

12-Eugen Ivanov, 13-Oleg Tverdohlebov, 14-Valeriu Pogorelov, 15-Vitalie Culibaba, 16-Radu Rebeja, 17-Oleg Şişchin, 18-Alexandru Suharev.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (28 August 1996) 13th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 7th
Colours: The 1995 Umbro home uniform - White v-neck collared shadow striped jersey with navy overlapping collar, navy shorts with white/turquoise side triangle, white socks with two turquoise hoops.
Capt: Alan Shearer, first captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 38 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
first match, W 1 - D 0 - L 0 - F 3 - A 0.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David     G   30 16 GA
2 Neville, Gary            
3 Pearce, Stuart            
4 Ince, Paul            
5 Pallister, Gary            
6 Southgate, Gareth            
7 Beckham, David            
8 Gascoigne, Paul            
9 Shearer, Alan            
10 Barmby, Nicholas            
11 Hinchcliffe, Andrew            
England Substitutes
14 Batty, David            
16 Le Tissier, Matthew            

unused substitutes:

12-Sol Campbell, 13-Ian Walker, 15-Steve Stone, 17-Mark Draper, 18-Les Ferdinand.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

 

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Original newspaper reports
Official Teamsheet
Rothman's Yearbooks
F.A. Yearbook
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