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Saturday, 5 September 1998
European Championship 2000 Group Five qualification match

Sweden 2 England 1 [2-1]

Match Summary
Sweden Squad
England Squad
Team Records
   
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The Three Lions squad for the match against Sweden  September 1998
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club St Sub App G Capt
Adams, Tony A. 10 October 1966 31 D Arsenal FC 55 0 55 4 13 2
Anderton, Darren R. 3 March 1972 26 M Tottenham Hotspur FC 22 0 22 6 0 None
Butt, Nicholas 21 January 1975 23 M Manchester United FC 2 4 6 0 0 None
Campbell, Sulzeer J. 18 September 1974 23 D Tottenham Hotspur FC 17 3 20 0 1 3
Dublin, Dion 22 April 1969 29 F Coventry City FC 2 1 3 0 0 None
Ferdinand, Rio G. 7 November 1978 19 D West Ham United FC 1 2 3 0 0 None
Flowers, Timothy D. 3 February 1967 31 G Blackburn Rovers FC 11 0 11 0 0 None
Hinchcliffe, Andrew G. 5 February 1969 29 M Sheffield Wednesday FC 6 0 6 0 0 None
Ince, Paul E.C. 21 October 1967 30 M Liverpool FC 41 2 43 2 7 3
Keown, Martin R. 24 July 1966 32 D Arsenal FC 17 1 18 1 0 2
Le Saux, Graeme P. 17 October 1968 29 D Chelsea FC 27 2 29 1 0 2
Lee, Robert M. 1 February 1966 32 M Newcastle United FC 12 6 18 2 0 1
Rob Lee is a late addition to the squad
Martyn, A. Nigel 11 August 1966 32 G Leeds United AFC 6 1 7 0 0 None
McManaman, Steven 11 February 1972 26 M Liverpool FC 17 5 22 0 0 None
Merson, Paul C. 20 March 1968 30 M Middlesbrough FC 8 11 19 2 0 -
Paul Merson is a late addition to the squad
Neville, Philip A. 21 January 1977 21 D Manchester United FC 9 3 12 0 0 None
Owen, Michael J. 14 December 1979 18 F Liverpool FC 4 5 9 3 0 None
Parlour, Raymond 7 March 1973 25 M Arsenal FC 0 0 0 0 0 None
Redknapp, Jamie F. 25 June 1973 25 M Liverpool FC 5 3 8 0 0 None
Scholes, Paul 16 November 1974 23 M Manchester United FC 10 1 11 4 0 4
Seaman, David A. 19 September 1963 34 G Arsenal FC 40 4 44 22 GA 1 1
Shearer, Alan 13 August 1970 28 F Newcastle United FC 41  2 43 20 14 2
Sheringham, Edward P. 2 April 1966 32 F Manchester United FC 28 7 35 9 0 1
Southgate, Gareth 3 September 1970 27 D Aston Villa FC 23 3 26 0 0 2
Wright, Ian E. 3 November 1963 34 F West Ham United FC 16 15 31 9 0 -
All information is complete to and including England's last match, the thirteenth of the 1997-98 season, against Argentina on 30 June 1998.

Diary

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 Form: last six games
W D W L W D  f 8:a success: 67%
745 27 May 1998 - Morocco 0 England 1 [0-0]
Complexe Sportif Mohamed V, Casablanca
(80,000)
Owen TC AW
746 29 May 1998 - Belgium 0 England 0 [0-0]
Penalties [4-3]
Complexe Sportif Mohamed V, Casablanca
(25,000)
ND
747 15 June 1998 - England 2 Tunisia 0 [1-0]
Le Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
(54,587)
Shearer, Scholes WCF NW
748 22 June 1998 - Romania 2 England 1 [0-0]
Stade Municipal, Toulouse (37,500)
Moldovan, Petrescu
Owen
NL
749 26 June 1998 - England 2 Colombia 0 [2-0]
Stade Félix-Bollaert, Lens
(41,275)
Anderton, Beckham NW
750 30 June 1998 - Argentina 2 England 2 [2-2]
AET [2-2] & Penalties [4-3]

Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne (35,500)
Batistuta (pen), Zanetti
Shearer (pen), Owen
ND
Beckham
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