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Wednesday, 30 April 1997
World Cup 1998 UEFA Group Two qualification match

England 2 Georgia 0 [1-0]
 

 

Match Summary
England Squad
Georgia Squad

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, Brent, Greater London
Attendance: 71,208;
Kick-off: 8.00pm BST
Live on on Sky Sports (UK) - Commentator: Martin Tyler

England - Teddy Sheringham (42), Alan Shearer (90+1)
England - Graeme Le Saux (32), Rob Lee (40)
Georgia - Nemsadze (33), Gogrichiani (71)
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials from France

England

Type

Georgia

Referee (-) - Remi Harrel
x (x), x, FIFA listed x.

Assistant Referees - Jacques Poudevigne and Alain Gourdet.

Fourth Official - Philippe Ledec.
19 Goal Attempts 9
6 Attempts on Target 2
  Hit Bar/Post  
6 Corner Kicks Won 6
  Offside Calls Against  
11 Fouls Conceded 16
  Possession  

England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (9 April 1997) 14th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 8th
Colours: The 1997 Umbro home uniform - White shadow pinstriped collared jersey with navy buttoned-collar, navy/red side panels, navy shorts with red/white lower side panel, white socks with navy tops and two red hoops.
Capt: Alan Shearer, fourth captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 39 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
6th match, W 5 - D 0 - L 1 - F 11 - A 2.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David A. 33 19 September 1963 G Arsenal FC 33 17 GA
2 Neville, Gary            
3 Campbell, Sol            
4 Batty, David            
5 Adams, Tony, off 87th min.            
6 Le Saux, Graeme P. 28 17 October 1968 CD Blackburn Rovers FC 15 1
7 Beckham, David            
8 Ince, Paul, off 77th min.            
9 Shearer, Alan 26 13 August 1970 CF Newcastle United FC 32 14
10 Sheringham, Edward P. 31 2 April 1966 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 23 7
11 Lee, Robert M. 31 1 February 1966 M Newcastle United FC 9 1
England Substitutes
15 Redknapp, Jamie F., on 77th min. for Ince 23 25 June 1973 M Liverpool FC 7 0
12 Southgate, Gareth, on 87th min. for Adams. 26 3 September 1970 CD Aston Villa FC 14 0

unused substitutes:

13-Tim Flowers, 14-Phil Neville, 16-Steve McManaman, 17-Robbie Fowler, 18-Les Ferdinand.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

Georgia Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (9 April 1997) 100th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 66th to 70th
Colours: Made by Adidas - Red shadow broad striped jerseys with black collar/Adidas hooped trim on sleeves and black cuffs on long sleeves, black shorts with red Adidas trim, red socks with white hoops trimmed with black.
Capt: Kakhi Tskhadadze Manager: David Kipiani, 45 (18 November 1951), appointed in 1997.
Georgia Lineup
1 Zoidze, Irakil     G     GA
2 Sheqiladze, Gela            
3 Tskhadadze, Kakhi            
4 Shelia, Murtaz            
5 Chikhradze, Giorgi            
6 Machavariani, Mamuka, off 32 min.            
7 Nemsadze, Giorgi            
8 Jamarauli, Gocha            
9 Ketsbaia, Temur            
10 Kinkladze, Geogiou, off 61 min.            
11 Arveladze, Shota            
Georgia Substitutes
17 Gogrichiani, Gocha, on 32nd min. for Machavariani, off 76th min.            
15 Gakhokidze, Girogi, on 61st min. for Kinkladze.            
14 Arveladze, Archil, on 76th min. for Gogrichiani.            

unused substitutes:

12-Nika Togonidze, 13-Nugzar Lobjanidze, 16-Mikhail Kavelashvili, 18-Levan Tskitshwili.
 
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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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