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Sunday, 10 October 1999
A Nationwide International Friendly Match

England 2 Belgium 1 [1-1]
 

 

Match Summary
England Squad
Belgium Squad

Stadium of Light, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Attendance: 40,897;
Kick-off: 3.00pm BST
Live on Sky Sports (UK) -
Commentator: Martin Tyler and Andy Gray

England - Alan Shearer (6), Jamie Redknapp (66)
Belgium - Branko Strupar (14)
England - Michael Owen
Belgium - Yves Vanderhaeghe
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials from Sweden

England

Type

Belgium

Referee (charcoal) - Anders Frisk
36 (18 February 1963), FIFA-listed 1991.

Assistant Referees - Mikael Nilsson and Kenneth Petersson

Fourth Official - David Laws

Teams presented to David Watson, ex-England & Sunderland.
England mascot is Mark Grufferty, seven years old, Hartlepool;
England wore black armbands as a mark of respect following the death of Dr. Tony O'Neill, FAI General Secretary and co-organiser behind Euro '96. Also a minute's silence preceded kick-off, for those who lost their lives in the Paddington rail disaster.
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England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (15 Sept 1999) 12th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 11th
Colours: The 1999 Umbro away uniform - Red shadow pinbanded jersey with navy collar/cuffs, white shorts, red socks.
Capt: Alan Shearer, 25th captaincy. Manager: Joseph Kevin Keegan OBE, 48 (14 February 1951), appointed as caretaker manager 2 February 1999, full-time 14 May 1999.
7th match, W 3 - D 4 - L 0 - F 13 - A 4.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David A., off 46th min. 36 19 September 1963 G Arsenal FC 53 28 GA
2 Dyer, Kieron C., off 58th min. 20 29 December 1978 RM Newcastle United FC 3 0
3 Southgate, Gareth 29 3 September 1970 LB Aston Villa FC 32 1
4 Lampard, Frank J., off 76th min. 21 20 June 1978 CM West Ham United FC 1 0
5 Adams, Tony A. 33 10 October 1966 CD Arsenal FC 60 5
6 Keown, Martin R. 33 24 July 1966 RB Arsenal FC 27 1
7 Redknapp, Jamie F. 26 25 June 1973 CM Liverpool FC 15 1
8 Ince, Paul E.C. 31 21 October 1967 CM Middlesbrough FC 46 2
9 Shearer, Alan, off 86th min. 29 13 August 1970 F Newcastle United FC 54 28
10 Phillips, Kevin M., off 58th min. 26 25 July 1973 F Sunderland AFC 2 0
11 Guppy, Stephen A. 30 29 March 1969 LM Leicester City FC 1 0
England Substitutes
13 Martyn, A. Nigel, on 46th min. for Seaman 33 11 August 1966 G Leeds United AFC 12 0
12 Neville, Philip J., on 58th min. for Dyer 22 21 January 1977 D Manchester United FC 20 0
18 Owen, Michael J., on 58th min. for Phillips 19 14 December 1979 F Liverpool FC 16 5
15 Wise, Dennis F., on 76th min. for Lampard 32 16 December 1966 M Chelsea FC 13 1
17 Heskey, Emile W.I., on 86th min. for Shearer 21 11 January 1978 F Leicester City FC 3 0

unused substitutes:

14-Graeme Le Saux, 16-Paul Scholes.
 
3-5-2 Seaman (Martyn) -
Keown, Adams, Southgate -
Dyer (Neville), Ince, Redknapp, Lampard (Wise), Guppy -
Phillips (Owen), Shearer (Heskey).

Averages:

Age 28.5 Appearances/Goals - -

 

Belgium Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (15 Sept 1999) 32nd
EFO ranking

ELO rating 24th to 25th
Colours: Made by Nike - White collared v-neck jerseys with black collar and black/yellow/red panel across sleeve, white shorts, white socks with black shin hoop.
Capt: Marc Wilmots Manager: Robert Waseige, 60 (26 August 1939), appointed 20 August 1999,
3rd match, W 1 - D 1 - L 1 - F 10 - A 7.
Belgium Lineup
1 De Vlieger, Geert, off 46th min. 27 16 October 1971 G RSC Anderlecht 5 GA
2 Deflandre, Eric 26 02 August 1973 RM Club Brugge KV 18 0
3 Peeters, Jacky 29 13 December 1969 CD DSC Arminia Bielefeld, Germany 3 0
4 Van Meir, Eric 31 28 February 1968 RB Koninklijke Lierse Sk 17 1
5 Oyen, David 24 17 July 1975 LB RSC Anderlecht 3 0
6 Vanderhaeghe, Yves 29 30 January 1970 CM Royal Excelsior Mouscron 7 0
7 Wilmots, Marc R. 30 22 February 1969 AM FC Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 eV, Germany 42 15
8 Van Kerckhoven, Nicolas 28 14 December 1970 LM FC Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 eV, Germany 21 2
9 De Bilde, Gilles 28 09 June 1971 F Sheffield Wednesday FC, England 18 1
10 Strupar, Branko, off 74th min. 29 09 February 1970 F Koninklijke Racing Club Genk 4 4
11 Tanghe, Stefaan, off 46th min. 27 15 January 1972 CM Royal Excelsior Mouscron 6 1
Belgium Substitutes
1? Gaspercic, Ronald L., on 46th min. for De Vlieger 30 9 May 1969 G CF Extremadura, Spain 5 0
14 Walem, Johan, on 46th min. for Tanghe 27 1 February 1972 CM SSD Parma Calcio 1913 Srl, Italy 17 1
17 Brogno, Antonio, on 74th min. for Strupar 26 19 July 1973 F KVC Westerlo 4 0

unused substitutes:

Frederic Pierre, David Brocken, Bart Goor, Philippe Clement.
 
3-4-1-2 De Vlieger (Gaspercic) -
Van Meir, Peeters, Oyen -
Deflandre, Vanderhaege, Tanghe (Walem), Van Kerckhoven -
Wilmots -
Strupar (Brogno), De Bilde.

Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

 

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Original newspaper reports
Rothman's Yearbooks
F.A. Yearbook
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