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England National Football Team Match No. 7
51

Sweden 2 England 1 [2-1]

Saturday, 5 September 1998

England Pre-Match

Match Summary and Report Team Records Sweden Pre-Match England Pre-Match

 

England Squad for the Match Against Sweden  September 1998
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club St Sub App G Cpt Dis
Adams, Tony A. 10-Oct-1966 31 D Arsenal FC 55 0 55 4 14 2 C
Anderton, Darren R. 03-Mar-1972 26 M Tottenham Hotspur FC 22 0 22 6 0 None
Butt, Nicholas 21-Jan-1975 23 M Manchester United FC 2 4 6 0 0 None
Campbell, Sulzeer J. 18-Sep-1974 23 D Tottenham Hotspur FC 17 3 20 0 1 3 C
Dublin, Dion 22-Apr-1969 29 F Coventry City FC 2 1 3 0 0 -
Ferdinand, Rio G. 07-Nov-1978 19 D West Ham United FC 1 2 3 0 0 None
Flowers, Timothy D. 03-Feb-1967 31 G Blackburn Rovers FC 11 0 11 0 0 -
Hinchcliffe, Andrew G. 05-Feb-1969 29 M Sheffield Wednesday FC 6 0 6 0 0 None
Ince, Paul E.C. 21-Oct-1967 30 M Liverpool FC 41 2 43 2 7 3 C
Keown, Martin R. 24-Jul-1966 32 D Arsenal FC 17 1 18 1 0 2 C
Le Saux, Graeme P. 17-Oct-1968 29 D Chelsea FC 27 2 29 1 0 2 C
Lee, Robert M. 01-Feb-1966 32 M Newcastle United FC 12 6 18 2 0 1 C
Rob Lee is a late addition to the squad.
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club St Sub App G Cpt Dis
Martyn, A. Nigel 11-Aug-1966 32 G Leeds United AFC 6 1 7 0 0 None
McManaman, Steven 11-Feb-1972 26 M Liverpool FC 17 5 22 0 0 None
Merson, Paul C. 20-Mar-1968 30 M Middlesbrough FC 8 11 19 2 0 -
Paul Merson is a late addition to the squad.
Neville, Philip J. 21-Jan-1977 21 D Manchester United FC 9 3 12 0 0 None
Owen, Michael J. 14-Dec-1979 19 F Liverpool FC 4 5 9 3 0 None
Parlour, Raymond 07-Mar-1973 25 M Arsenal FC 0 0 0 0 0 None
Redknapp, Jamie F. 25-Jun-1973 25 M Liverpool FC 5 3 8 0 0 None
Scholes, Paul 16-Nov-1974 23 M Manchester United FC 10 1 11 4 0 4 C
Seaman, David A. 19-Sep-1963 34 G Arsenal FC 40 4 44 0 1 1 C
Shearer, Alan 13-Aug-1970 28 F Newcastle United FC 39 4 43 20 15 2 C
Sheringham, Edward P. 02-Apr-1966 32 F Manchester United FC 28 7 35 9 0 1 C
Southgate, Gareth 03-Sep-1970 27 D Aston Villa FC 23 4 27 0 0 2 C
Wright, Ian E. 03-Nov-1963 35 F West Ham United FC 16 15 31 9 0 -

All information is complete to and including the match against Argentina on 30 June 1998.

Notes

Thursday, 27 August 1998 - The England squad for the game against Sweden in the European Championships has been hit by injuries and suspensions.  Midfielders David Beckham and David Batty are suspended for the match in Sweden and Beckham's Manchester United colleague Gary Neville has a hamstring injury. Gary is replaced by his brother Phil Neville who also plays for United.  Dion Dublin and left sided defender Andy Hinchcliffe are recalled after narrowly missing the trip to the World Cup in France this summer.

 

England Results
No. Date Opposition Venue Type F A Result H.T.
738 10-Sep-1997 Moldova Empire Stadium, Wembley, London WCP 4 0 HW [1-0]
739 11-Oct-1997 Italy Stadio Olimpico, Roma WCP 0 0 AD [0-0]
740 15-Nov-1997 Cameroon Empire Stadium, Wembley, London F 2 0 HW [2-0]
741 11-Feb-1998 Chile Empire Stadium, Wembley, London F 0 2 HL [0-1]
742 25-Mar-1998 Switzerland Wankdorfstadion, Bern F 1 1 AD [0-1]
743 22-Apr-1998 Portugal Empire Stadium, Wembley, London F 3 0 HW [1-0]
744 23-May-1998 Saudi Arabia Empire Stadium, Wembley, London F 0 0 HD [0-0]
745 27-May-1998 Morocco Complexe Mohammed V, Casablanca T/C 1 0 AW [0-0]
746 29-May-1998 Belgium Complexe Mohammed V, Casablanca, Morocco T/C 0 0 ND [0-0]

3-4 on penalty kicks at end of regulation time.

747 15-Jun-1998 Tunisia Le Stade Vélodrome, Marseille, France WCF 2 0 NW [1-0]
748 22-Jun-1998 Romania Stade Municipal, Toulouse, France WCF 1 2 NL [0-0]
749 26-Jun-1998 Colombia Stade Félix-Bollaert, Lens, France WCF 2 0 NW [2-0]
750 30-Jun-1998 Argentina Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne, France WCF 2 2 ND [2-2]

2-2 full-time, 2-2 after extra time, 3-4 on penalty kicks.

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CG