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Saturday, 24 May 1997
A Green Flag International Friendly Match

England 2 South Africa 1 [1-1]
 

 

Match Summary
England Squad
South Africa Squad

Old Trafford, Sir Matt Busby Way, Stretford, Trafford, Greater Manchester
Attendance: 52,676;
Kick-off: 6.00pm BST
Live on Sky Sports (UK) - Commentator: Martin Tyler

England - Rob Lee, Ian Wright
South Africa - Phil Masinga
 
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials from Sweden

England

Type

  

South Africa
Referee (-) - Anders Frisk
x (x), x, FIFA listed x.

Assistant Referees - M. Nilsson and M. Hansson.

Fourth Official - M. Ingvarsson.

Teams presented to Sepp Blatter, FIFA General Secretary.
  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (14 May 1997) 13th
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: Stuart Pearce, tenth and final captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 39 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
7th match, W 6 - D 0 - L 1 - F 13 - A 3.
England Lineup
1 Martyn, Nigel     G     GA
2 Neville, Phil            
3 Pearce, Stuart            
4 Keown, Martin            
5 Southgate, Gareth            
6 Le Saux, Graeme            
7 Redknapp, Jamie            
8 Gascoigne, Paul            
9 Wright, Ian            
10 Sheringham, Edward            
11 Lee, Robert            
England Substitutes
14 Batty, David            
17 Scholes, Paul            
18 Beckham, David            
15 Butt, Nicholas            
? Campbell, Sulzeer            

unused substitutes:

tbc
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

South Africa Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (14 May 1997) 25th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 26th
Colours: Made by Kappa - Gold/white vertical halved collared jerseys with black/white pinhoops, black collar timmed with green, silver zigzagging chest band, green shorts with black Kappa side trim, green socks.
Capt: Lucas Radabe Manager: Clive William Barker, 52 (23 June 1944), appointed in 1994.
South Africa Lineup
1 Arendse, Andre     G     GA
2 Motaung, Sizwe            
12 Augustine, Brendan            
21 Tinkler, Eric            
5 Fish, Mark            
6 Masinga, Philemon            
18 Moeti, John            
15 Khumalo, Doctorson            
9 Tovey, Neil            
10 Moshoew, John            
19 Radabe, Lucas            
South Africa Substitutes
14 Sikhosana, Jerry            
11 Mkhalele, Helman            
17 Bartlett, Shaun            
8 Buthelezi, Linda            

unused substitutes:

3-David Nyathi, 4-Gavin Lane, 7-Thomas Madigage, 13-George Koumantarakis, 16-Mark Anderson, 20-Brian Baloyi, 22-Dumisani Ngobe;
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

 

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Original newspaper reports
Official teamsheet (part of)
Rothman's Yearbooks
Mike Payne's England: The Complete Post-War Record (Breedon Books Publishing Company, Derby, U.K., 1993)
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