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Wednesday, 4 June 1997
Tournoi de France, match two

Italy 0 England 2 [0-2]
 

 

Match Summary
Italy Squad
England Squad

Stade de la Beaujoire, Route de Saint-Joseph, Nantes Erdre, Nantes, Upper Brittany
Attendance: 25,000
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Kick-off: tbc BST
Live on Sky Sports (UK) - Commentator: Martin Tyler and Trevor Francis

England - Ian Wright (26), Paul Scholes (43).
England - Stuart Pearce
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials

Italy

Type

England

Referee (-) - Gunter Benko
x (x), x, Austria, FIFA listed x.

Assistant Referees - M.M. Rantala, Finland and Christensen, Denmark.

Fourth Official - M. Nielsen, Denmark.
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Italy Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (14 May 1997) 6th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 5th to 6th
Colours: Made by Nike - Azure blue collared jerseys with white/green trimmed collar/cuffs, white shorts, blue socks.
Capt: Alessandro Costacurta Manager: Cesare Maldini, 65 (5 February 1932), appointed in 1996.
Italy Lineup
1 Peruzzi, Angelo     G     GA
2 Ferrara, Ciro            
15 Benarrivo, Antonio            
4 Baggio, Dino            
5 Cannavaro, Fabio            
6 Costacurta, Alessandro            
7 Di Livio, Angelo            
8 Di Matteo, Roberto            
9 Casiraghi, Pierluigi            
10 Albertini, Demetrio            
11 Zola, Gianfranco            
Italy Substitutes
18 Fuser, Diego            
14 Nesta, Alessandro            
17 Maini, Giampiero            

unused substitutes:

3-Paolo Maldini, 12-Gianluca Pagliuca, 13-Christian Panucci, 16-Stefano Torrisi, 19-Christian Vieri, 20-Alessandro Del Piero, 21-Filippo Inzaghi, 22-Enrico Chiesa, 23-Attilio Lombardo.

team notes:

Manager and substitute Paolo, are father and son.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (14 May 1997) 13th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 6th to 5th
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: Paul Ince, fourth captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 39 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
9th match, W 8 - D 0 - L 1 - F 17 - A 3.
England Lineup
13 Flowers, Timothy D. 30 3 February 1967 G Blackburn Rovers FC 9 8 GA
14 Neville, Philip            
3 Pearce, Stuart 35 24 April 1962 LB Nottingham Forest FC 76 5
4 Ince, Paul            
5 Southgate, Gareth 26 3 September 1970 CD Aston Villa FC 17 0
6 Le Saux, Graeme P., off 46th min. 28 17 October 1968 CD Blackburn Rovers FC 18 1
7 Beckham, David            
19 Scholes, Paul 22 16 November 1974 M Manchester United FC 2 1
20 Wright, Ian E., off 77th min. 33 3 November 1963 F Arsenal FC 25 7
10 Sheringham, Edward P., off 79th min. 31 2 April 1966 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 26 8
15 Keown, Martin R. 30 24 July 1966 CD Arsenal FC 14 1
England Substitutes
2 Neville, Gary            
21 Cole, Andrew, on 77th min. for Wright            
8 Gascoigne, Paul J., on 79th min. for Sheringham 30 27 May 1967 CM Rangers FC, Scotland 49 9

unused substitutes:

1-David Seaman, 9-Alan Shearer, 11-Robert Lee, 12-Sol Campbell, 16-John Scales, 17-David Batty, 18-Lee Clark, 22-Nigel Martyn.
 
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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
Mike Payne's England: The Complete Post-War Record (Breedon Books Publishing Company, Derby, U.K., 1993)
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