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Saturday, 31 May 1997
World Cup 1998 UEFA Group Two qualification match

Poland 0 England 2 [0-1]
 

 

Match Summary
Poland Squad
England Squad

Stadion Slaski, Katowicka, Chorzów
Attendance: 32,000
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Kick-off: 8.30pm local, tbc BST
Live on Channel 5 (UK) -
Commentator: Jonathan Pearce and Phil Thompson

England - Alan Shearer (5 4:55), Teddy Sheringham
England - Alan Shearer (missed penalty hit post 45).
 
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Match Summary

Officials from Switzerland

Poland

Type

England

Referee (bronze/black) - Urs Meier
x (22 January 1959), x, FIFA listed x.

Assistant Referees - Renato Salzgeber and Stephane Waller.

Fourth Official - Claude Detruche.

UEFA Delegate - Jim Stjerne Hansen.
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Poland Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (14 May 1997) 57th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 46th to 49th
Colours: Made by Nike - Red collared jerseys with white underarm panels/collar/piping, red shorts with white thin sidetrim, red socks with thin white trim.
Capt:   Manager: Antoni Krzysztof Piechniczek, 55 (3 May 1942), appointed in 1996, having been in charge 1981-86.
Poland Lineup
1 Hozniak, Andries     G     GA
2 Kaluzny, Radoslav            
3 Zislugan, Jacek            
4 Zozniak, Marcel            
5 Waldock, Tomasz            
6 Masak, Slawchik            
7 Bukalsn, Krzystes            
8 Ledwon, Adam            
9 Juskowiak, Andrej            
10 Wowak, Piotr            
11 Dembirski, Jacek            
Poland Substitutes
15 Swierczewski, Piotr            

unused substitutes:

12-Grzegerz Szamctylski, 13- Pahel Skrzypek, 14-Radoslaw Michalski, 16-Waldemak Adamczyk, 17-Slawghir Hosciechowski, 18-Geiry Kucharski.

team notes:

Coach Antoni Piechniczek was in charge of Poland against England in the 1986 World Cup Finals.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (14 May 1997) 13th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 8th to 6th
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, fifth captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 39 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
8th match, W 7 - D 0 - L 1 - F 15 - A 3.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David     G   34 17 GA
2 Neville, Gary            
3 Campbell, Sulzeer            
4 Ince, Paul            
5 Southgate, Gareth            
6 Le Saux, Graeme P. 28 17 October 1968 CD Blackburn Rovers FC 17 1
7 Beckham, David            
8 Gascoigne, Paul J., off 30 27 May 1967 CM Rangers FC, Scotland 48 9
9 Shearer, Alan            
10 Sheringham, Edward            
11 Lee, Robert M.. 32 1 February 1966 M Newcastle United FC 11 2
England Substitutes
16 Batty, David            

unused substitutes:

12-Stuart Pearce, 13-Tim Flowers, 14-Martin Keown, 15-Phil Neville, 17-Paul Scholes, 18-Ian Wright.
 
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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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