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Results 1995-2000

Wednesday, 10 September 1997
World Cup 1998 UEFA Group Two qualification match

England 4 Moldova 0 [1-0]
 

 

Team line-up

 

 


Match Summary
England Squad

Moldova Squad

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London - Attendance: tbc
Kick-off 8.00 p.m. BST
  Live on xx (UK) - Commentator: xx

England - Paul Scholes (28), Ian Wright (46 45:57), Paul Gascoigne (80), Ian Wright (90).
 

? kicked-off. 9- minutes (-).

 

Match Summary

 

Officials from Sweden

England

Type

Moldova
Referee (charcoal) - Karl-Erik Nilsson,
x (x), x, FIFA listed x.

Assistant Referees - Kenneth Petersson (red/yellow) & Peter Ekstrom (yellow).
Reserve Official -
M. Ingvarsson.

Teams presented to Tony Banks, M.P., (Minister for Sport).
England and Moldova players and coaching staff wore black ribbons sewn onto their chest in respect and for the memory of Princess Diana, who had died ten days previously in France.  A minute silence prior to kick-off was also observed.
This match, according to some reports, has been affectionately called 'The Diana Match'.
x Goal Attempts x
x Attempts on Target x
x Hit Bar/Post x
x Corner Kicks Won x
x Offside Calls Against x
x Fouls Conceded x
x Possession x

England Team

 

Rank:

7th (20th August 1997) Colours: The 1997 home uniform - White shirts with navy blue collar and red/navy blue side panels, navy blue shorts with white and red trim, white socks with navy blue tops. 
Capt: David Seaman Coach: Glenn Hoddle, 39, appointed 2 May 1996, effective 30 June 1996;
12th match, W 10 - D 0 - L 2 - F 22 - A 4.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David x x x x x x GA
2 Neville, Gary x x x x x x
3 Neville, Philip x x x x x x
4 Batty, David x x x x x x
5 Campbell, Sulzeer x x x x x x
6 Southgate, Gareth x x x x x x
7 Beckham, David x x x x x x
8 Gascoigne, Paul x x x x x x
9 Ferdinand, Leslie x x x x x x
10 Wright, Ian x x x x x x
11 Scholes, Paul x x x x x x
England Substitutes
17 Ripley, Stuart x x x x x x
18 Collymore, Stanley x x x x x x

unused substitutes:

12-Gary Pallister, 13-Ian Walker, 14-Graham Le Saux, 15-Robert Lee, 16-Nicky Butt.
   
formation formation -

Averages (Starting XI):

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc

 

Moldova Team

 

Rank:

127th (20th August 1997)

Colours: Made by Puma - Blue shirts with yellow pinstripes and collar, red shorts, yellow socks with blue trim.
Capt: Alexandr Curteian Coach: Ion Caras
Moldova Lineup
1 Romanenco, Denis x x x x x x GA
2 Fistican, Oleg x x x x x x
3 Tistimitanu, Ion x x x x x x
4 Culibab, Vitalii x x x x x x
5 Spinu, Marin x x x x x x
6 Stroenco, Serghei x x x x x x
7 Curteian, Alxandr x x x x x x
8 Sischin, Oleg x x x x x x
9 Miterev, Iurii x x x x x x
10 Rebeja, Radu x x x x x x
11 Rogaciov, Serghei x x x x x x
Moldova Substitutes
x x x x x x x x
x x x x x x x x
x x x x x x x x

unused substitutes:

12-Serghei Dinov, 13-Alexandr Popovici, 14-Alexandr Suharev, 15-Serghei Epureanu, 16-Serghei Secu, 17-Boris Cebotari, 18-Vasilii Toloconicov.
   
4-4-2 formation

Averages (Starting XI):

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc

 

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

Source Notes

Original Teamsheet
Mike Payne - football historian and contributor

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