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Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera/Svizra

 

 
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Wednesday, 25 March 1998
An International Friendly Match

Switzerland 1 England 1 [1-0]
 

 

Match Summary
Switzerland Squad
England Squad

Wankdorfstadion, Wankdorf, Bern
Attendance: 17,100;
Kick-off: 8.00pm Uhr, tbc BST

Switzerland - Ramon Vega (37)
England - Paul Merson (70)
 
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials from France

Switzerland

Type

England

Referee (black) - Pascal Garbian
x (x), x, FIFA listed x.

Assistant Referees - Serge Vallin and Attilo Nunez.

Fourth Official - Dominique Tavet, Switzerland.
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Switzerland Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (25 March 1998) 69th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 45th to 44th
Colours: Made by Lotto - Red collared jerseys with white shoulders/collars/cuffs, white shorts, red socks.
Capt: Ciriaco Sforza Manager: Gilbert Gress, 56 (17 December 1941 in Strasburg, Germany, now part of France), appointed in 1998.
Switzerland Lineup
1 Corminboef, Joel     G Neuchatel Xarux   GA
2 Vogel, Johann     M Grasshopper Club    
3 Fournier, Sebastien     M Servette FC    
4 Henchov, Stephane     D Blackburn Rovers FC, England    
5 Vega, Ramon     D Tottenham Hotspur FC, England    
6 Yakin, Murat     D VfB Stuttgart, Germany    
7 Sesa, David     F Servette FC    
8 Wicky, Raphael     M SV Werder Bremen, Germany    
9 Grassi, Marco     F AS Cannes, France    
10 Sforza, Ciriaco     M 1.FC Kaiserslautern, Germany    
11 Chapuisat, Stephane     F Borussia Dortmund, Germany    
Switzerland Substitutes
16 Lonfat, Johan       FC Bien    
17 Kunz, Adrian       SV Werder Bremen, Germany    

unused substitutes:

12-Pascal Zuberhaller, 13-Sebastien Jeannarel?, 14-Stefan Wolf, 15-Patrick Muller.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (25 March 1998) 5th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 5th 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, eighth captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 40 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
16th match, W 11 - D 2 - L 3 - F 25 - A 7.
England Lineup
1 Flowers, Timothy D. 31 3 February 1967 G Blackburn Rovers FC 10 9 GA
2 Keown, Martin R. 31 24 July 1966 RB Arsenal FC 16 1
3 Hinchcliffe, Andrew G. 29 5 February 1969 LB Sheffield Wednesday FC 5 0
4 Ince, Paul E.C. 30 21 October 1967 M Liverpool FC 37 2
5 Southgate, Gareth 27 3 September 1970 CD Aston Villa FC 23 0
6 Ferdinand, Rio G. 19 7 November 1978 CD West Ham United FC 2 0
7 McManaman, Steven 26 11 February 1972 M Liverpool FC 20 0
8 Merson, Paul C., off 80th min. 30 20 March 1968 M Middlesbrough FC 16 2
9 Shearer, Alan 27 13 August 1970 F Newcastle United FC 37 16
10 Owen, Michael J., off 69th min. 18 14 December 1979 F Liverpool FC 2 0
11 Lee, Robert M. 32 1 February 1966 M Newcastle United FC 16 2
England Substitutes
16 Sheringham, Edward P., on 69th min. for Owen 31 2 April 1966 F Manchester United FC 31 8
14 Batty, David, on 80th min. for Merson 29 2 December 1968 M Newcastle United FC 29 0

unused substitutes:

12-Sol Campbell, 13-Nigel Martyn, 15-Jamie Redknapp, 17-Dion Dublin, 18-Dominic Matteo.
 
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Averages:

Age 27.3 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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