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Results 1995-2000

Saturday, 23 May 1998
A Green Flag Football Associational International

England 0 Saudi Arabia 0 [0-0]
 

 

Team line-up

 

 


Match Summary
England Squad

Saudi Arabia Squad

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London - Attendance: 63,733
Kick-off 3.00 p.m. BST
  Live on xx (UK) - Commentator: xx

 
Saudi Arabia - Sayeed Al-Owairan, Mohammed Al-Jahani.

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

 

Match Summary

 

Officials from Netherlands

England

Type

Saudi Arabia
Referee (xx) - Dick Z.G. Jol,
42 (29 March 1956), x, FIFA listed 1993.

Assistant Referees - G.J. Hubers & J.H. Vuurman.

Reserve Official - H.H.B. van Beek
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Teams presented to Sir Bobby Charlton C.B.E. (ex-England legend)



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:

5th (20th May 1998)
ELO (5th to 6th)
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: Alan Shearer, 10th captaincy Coach: Glenn Hoddle, 40, appointed 2 May 1996, effective 30 June 1996;
18th match, W 12 - D 3 - L 3 - F 28 - A 7.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David A. 34 19 September 1963 G Arsenal FC 40 x GA
2 Neville, Gary A. 23 18 February 1975 D Manchester United FC 26 0
3 Hinchcliffe, Andrew G., off 74th min. 29 5 February 1969 D Sheffield Wednesday FC 6 0
4 Batty, David 29 2 December 1968 M Newcastle United FC 31 0
5 Adams, Tony A. 31 10 October 1966 D Arsenal FC 51 4
6 Southgate, Gareth 27 3 September 1970 D Aston Villa FC 24 0
7 Beckham, David R.J., off 60th min. 23 2 May 1975 M Manchester United FC 14 0
8 Anderton, Darren R. 26 3 March 1972 M Tottenham Hotspur FC 17 5
9 Shearer, Alan, off 74th min. 27 13 August 1970 F Newcastle United FC 39 18
10 Sheringham, Edward P., off 60th min. 32 2 April 1966 F Manchester United FC 33 9
11 Scholes, Paul 23 16 November 1974 M Manchester United FC 7 3
England Substitutes
15 Gascoigne, Paul J., on 60th min. for Beckham 30 27 May 1967 M Middlesbrough FC 55 10
17 Wright, Ian E., on 60th min. for Sheringham 34 3 November 1963 F Arsenal FC 30 9
14 Neville, Philip J., on 74th min. for Hinchcliffe 21 21 January 1977 D Manchester United FC 11 0
18 Ferdinand, Leslie, on 74th min. for Shearer 33 8 December 1966 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 15 5

unused substitutes:

12-Sol Campbell, 13-Tim Flowers, 16-Paul Merson.
   
formation formation -

Averages (Starting XI):

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc

 

Saudi Arabia Team

 

Rank:

34th (20th May 1998)
ELO (45th to 43rd)
Colours: Made by ? - Green shirts with white collar/cuffs and white  triangles trim on left of shirt and on sleeves, white shorts with green triangle trim, green socks.
Capt: Fuad Amin Coach: Carlos Alberto Parreira, 55
Saudi Arabia Lineup
1 Al-Daeyea, Mohammed A. 25 2 August 1972 G Al-Tae 98 x GA
2 Al-Jahani, Mohammed S. 23 28 September 1974 D Al-Ahli - -
3 Al-Khilaiwi, Mohammed S. 26 1 September 1971 D Al-Ittihad 92 0
4 Zubromawi, Abdullah S. 24 15 November 1973 D Al-Ahli 63 0
13 Solaimani, Hussain A. 21 21 January 1977 D Al-Ahli - -
6 Amin, Fuad A., off 78th min. 25 13 October 1972 M Al-Shabab - -
7 Al-Shahrani, Ibrahim S. 23 21 July 1974 M Al-Ahli - -
16 Al-Owairan, Khamis 24 8 September 1973 M Al-Hilal - -
9 Al-Jaber, Sami A. 25 11 December 1972 M Al-Ahli 99 24
10 Al-Owairan, Sayeed, off 78th min. 30 19 August 1967 F Al-Shabab - -
14 Al-Muwalid, Khalid Mass'Ad 26 23 November 1971 M Al-Ahli - -
Saudi Arabia Substitutes
19 Al-Dossary, Obeid S., on 78th min. for Amin 22 2 October 1975 F Al-Wehda - -
26 Al-Temyat, Nawaf, on 78th min. for S. Al-Owairan 21 28 June 1976 M Al-Hilal - -

unused substitutes:

5-Ahmed J. Madani, 15-Youssef M. Al-Thynian, 20-Hamzah Saleh, 21-Hussein J. Al-Sadiq, 23-Ahmed D. Al-Dossary.
   
formation formation

Averages (Starting XI):

Age tbc Appearances/Goals tbc tbc

 

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

Source Notes

Football Association archives
Official match teamsheet
Glen Isherwood's Wembley: The Complete Record
News of the World Football Annual 1998-99
SaudiArabianSoccer
Planet World Cup

Mike Payne - football historian and contributor

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