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Saturday, 7 June 1997
Tournoi de France, match three

France 0 England 1 [0-0]
 

Stade de la Mosson, Avenue de Heidelberg, Bologne, Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon
Attendance:
21,331;
Kick-off: tbc BST
Live on Sky Sports (UK) - Commentator: Martin Tyler

England - Alan Shearer (86) Match Summary
France Squad
England Squad
 
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials

France

Type

England

Referee (-) - Said Belqola
x (-), Morocco, FIFA-listed.

Assistant Referees - tbc

Fourth Official - tbc

  Goal Attempts  
  Attempts on Target  
  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
  Offside Calls Against  
  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

France Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (14 May 1997) 4th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 3rd to 4th
Colours: Made by Adidas - Blue lace-up collared jerseys with white shoulder panels with red/blue Adidas trim, white collar with red/blue Adidas trim, white shorts with blue side panels with white Adidas trim, red socks with blue/whire Adidas trim.
Capt: Didier Deschamps Manager: Aimé Étienne Jacquet, 55 (27 November 1941), appointed  caretaker December 1993, permanent February 1994,
36th match, W 23 - D 11 - L 2 - F 64 - A 13.
France Lineup
16 Barthez, Fabien Alain 25 28 June 1971 G AS de Monaco FC 8 4 GA
15 Thuram-Ulien, Ruddy Lillian 25 1 January 1972
born in Guadelope
RB Parma AC SpA, Italy 24 0
3 Laigle, Pierre, off 83rd min. 26 12 September 1970 LB UC Sampdoria SpA, Italy 6 0
18 N'Gotty, Bruno 25 10 June 1971 CD Paris Saint-Germain FC 5 0
5 Blanc, Laurent Robert 31 19 November 1965 CD Barcelona FC, Spain 61 11
6 Djorkaeff, Youri Raffi 29 9 March 1968 M FC Internazionale Milano SpA, Italy 28 14
7 Deschamps, Didier Claude 28 15 October 1968 M Juventus FC SpA, Italy 60 4
17 Vieira, Patrick 20 23 June 1976
born in Senegal
M Arsenal FC, England 4 0
9 Dugarry, Christophe Jérôme, off 76th min. 25 24 March 1972 F AC Milan SpA, Italy 19 2
20 Ouédec, Nicolas Pierre, off 63rd min. 25 28 October 1971 F RCD Espanyol de Barcelona SAD, Spain 7 1
21 Keller, Marc 29 14 January 1968 M Karlsruher SC Mühlburg-Phönix eV, Germany 5 1
France Substitutes
11 Loko, Patrice, on 63rd min. for Ouédec 27 6 February 1970 F Paris Saint-Germain FC 26 7
10 Zidane, Zinedine Yazid, on 76th min. for Dugarry 24 23 June 1972 AM Juventus FC SpA, Italy 25 5
12 Lizarazu, Bixente, on 83rd min. for Laigle 27 9 December 1969 LB Athletic Club, Spain 29 1

unused substitutes:

1-Lionel Charbonnier, 2-Vincent Candela, 4-Franck Lebœuf, 8-Marcel Desailly, 13-Ibrahim Ba, 14-Robert Pirès, 19-Christian Karembeu, 22-Florian Maurice.

team notes:

Youri Djorkaeff's father Jean played for France against England in March 1969.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (14 May 1997) 13th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 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: Alan Shearer, sixth captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 39 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
10th match, W 9 - D 0 - L 1 - F 18 - A 3.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David A. 33 19 September 1963 G Arsenal FC 35 17 GA
2 Neville, Gary            
14 Neville, Philip            
12 Campbell, Sulzeer         8 0
5 Southgate, Gareth 26 3 September 1970 CD Aston Villa FC 18 0
6 Le Saux, Graeme P. 28 17 October 1968 CD Blackburn Rovers FC 19 1
7 Beckham, David, off 76th min.            
8 Gascoigne, Paul J. 30 27 May 1967 CM Rangers FC, Scotland 50 9
9 Shearer, Alan 26 13 August 1970 CF Newcastle United FC 34 16
20 Wright, Ian E., off 80th min. 33 3 November 1963 F Arsenal FC 26 7
17 Batty, David, off 46th min.            
England Substitutes
4 Ince, Paul, on 46th min.            
11 Lee, Robert M., on 76th min. for Beckham 31 1 February 1966 M Newcastle United FC 12 2
10 Sheringham, Edward P., on 80th min. for Wright 31 2 April 1966 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 27 8

unused substitutes:

3-Stuart Pearce, 13-Tim Flowers, 15-Martin Keown, 16-John Scales, 18-Lee Clark, 19-Paul Scholes, 21-Andrew Cole, 22-Nigel Martyn.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

Source Notes

TheFA.com
FFF.fr
Allezlesbleus.free.fr
Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks
Mike Payne's England: The Complete Post-War Record (Breedon Books Publishing Company, Derby, U.K., 1993)
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