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Wednesday, 22 April 1998
A Green Flag International Friendly Match

England 3 Portugal 0 [1-0]
 

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, Brent, Greater London
Attendance:
63,563;
Kick-off: 8.00pm BST
Live on Sky Sports (UK) - Commentator: Martin Tyler

England - Alan Shearer (2), Teddy Sheringham Match Summary
England Squad
Portugal Squad
 
Red Card: Portugal - Capucho (80)
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials from Spain

England

Type

Portugal

Referee (blue) - M. Diaz Vega
x (x), x, FIFA listed x.

Assistant Referees - J. Olmos Gonzalez and M. Vazquez Riveiro.

Reserve Official -
A. Dauden Ibanez.

Teams presented to Bill Nicholson OBE, ex-England player
  Goal Attempts  
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  Hit Bar/Post  
  Corner Kicks Won  
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  Fouls Conceded  
  Possession  

England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (11 April 1998) 5th
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: Alan Shearer, ninth captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 40 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
17th match, W 12 - D 2 - L 3 - F 28 - A 7.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David A. 34 19 September 1963 G Arsenal FC 39 18 GA
2 Neville, Gary A., off 82nd min. 23 18 February 1975 RB Manchester United FC 25 0
3 Le Saux, Graeme P. 29 17 October 1968 LB Chelsea FC 23 1
4 Ince, Paul E.C. 30 21 October 1967 M Liverpool FC 38 2
5 Adams, Tony A. 31 10 October 1966 CD Arsenal FC 50 4
6 Campbell, Sulzeer J. 23 18 September 1974 CD Tottenham Hotspur FC 14 0
7 Beckham, David R.J., off 46th min. 22 2 May 1975 RM Manchester United FC 13 0
8 Batty, David 29 2 December 1968 M Newcastle United FC 30 0
9 Shearer, Alan 27 13 August 1970 F Newcastle United FC 38 18
10 Sheringham, Edward P., off 77th min. 32 2 April 1966 F Manchester United FC 32 9
11 Scholes, Paul 23 16 November 1974 M Manchester United FC 6 3
England Substitutes
16 Merson, Paul, on 46th min. for Beckham 30 20 March 1968 M Middlesbrough FC 17 2
17 Owen, Michael J., on 77th min. for Sheringham 18 14 December 1979 F Liverpool FC 3 0
14 Neville, Philip A., on 82nd min. for G.Neville 21 21 January 1977 D Manchester United FC 10 0

unused substitutes:

12-Gareth Southgate, 13-Nigel Martyn, 15-Ray Parlour, 18-Dion Dublin.
 
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Averages:

Age 27.5 Appearances/Goals - -

 

Portugal Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (1997) xth
EFO ranking

ELO rating 10th to 11th
Colours: Made by Nike - Deep red collared jerseys with green collar/cuffs and side panels with yellow trim, green shorts with yellow rear hem trim, red socks with yellow calf hoop.
Capt: Vitor Baia Manager: Humberto Manuel de Jesus Coelho, 48 (20 April 1950), appointed late 1997,
Portugal Lineup
1 Vitor Baia     G     GA
2 Xavier, Abel            
3 Dimas            
4 Beto            
5 Couto, Fernando            
6 Souso, Paulo            
7 Figo, Luis            
8 Joao Paulo            
9 Calado            
10 Santos, Paulinho            
11 Cadete, Jorge            
Portugal Substitutes
1              

unused substitutes:

12-Silvinho 13-Joao M. Pinto, 14-Oceano, 15, Capucho, 16- Sergio Conceicao, 17-Nuno Gomes, 18-Pedro Barbosa.

team notes:

Coach Humberto captained Portugal against England twice in April and November 1974.
 
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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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