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England National Football Team Match No. 783

England 2 Albania 0 [1-0]

Wednesday, 5 September 2001

Albania Pre-Match

 

Albania Squad for the Matches against Finland & England September 2001
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G
Bellai, Arian 01-Feb-1970 30 M PAS Giannina FC, Greece 19 1
Beqaj, Arian 20-Aug-1975 26 G OFI Crete, Greece 9 0
Bogdani, Erion 14-Apr-1977 24 F Reggina Calcio, Italy 14 3
Bushi, Alban 20-Aug-1973 28 F İstanbulspor , Turkey 35 8
Cipi, Geri 28-Feb-1976 25 D KAA Gent, Belgium 15 0
Dede, Nevil 10-Jan-1975 26 D SK TiranŽ 5 0
Fakaj, Ervin Pellumb 15-Jun-1976 25 D KAA Gent, Belgium 20 1
Fortuzi, Indrit 23-Nov-1973 27 F SK TiranŽ 19 0
Hasi, Besnik 29-Dec-1971 29 M RSC Anderlecht, Belgium 6 0

Besnik Hasi is suspended for the match against Finland.

Haxhi, Altin 17-Jun-1975 26 M Iraklis FC, Greece 29 2

Altin Haxhi is suspended for the match against England.

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G
Lala, Altin 18-Nov-1975 25 D Hannover SV 96, Germany 22 0

Altin Lala is suspended for the match against England.

Mukaj, Deva 21-Dec-1976 24 M NK Varteks Varazdin, Croatia 16 1
Murati, Edvin 12-Nov-1975 25 M Losc Lille Mťtropole, France 13 2

Edvin Murati is suspended for the match against Finland.

Mustafa, Arion 29-Jan-1980 21 G KS Vllaznia Shkoder 0 0
Rraklli, Altin 17-Aug-1970 31 F SpVgg Unterhaching, Germany 46 9
Skela, Ervin 17-Nov-1976 24 M Eintracht Frankfurt, Germany 9 1
Strakhosa, Fotaq 28-Mar-1965 36 G Ionikos Nikeas FC, Greece 50 0
Tare, Igli 25-Jul-1973 28 F Brescia Calcio, Italy 32 3
Vata, Fatmir

19-Sep-1971

29 M DSC Arminia Bielefeld, Germany 13 0
Vata, Rudi 13-Feb-1970 31 D FC Energie Cottbus, Germany 59 5
Xhumba, Arian 09-Jul-1967 33 D PAS Giannina FC, Greece 39 0

Notes

Thursday, 30 August 2001 - Albanian coach Sulejman Demollari has named his squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Finland on September 1 and England on September 5.

Saturday, 1 September 2001 - Albania will be without midfielder Altin Haxhi and defender Altin Lala, who are suspended after receiving their second cautions of the qualifying campaign against Finland on Saturday.

Midfield duo Besnik Hasi and Edvin Murati are set to return after missing the Finland game through suspension.

 

Albania Results
No. Date Opposition Venue Type F A Result H.T.
157 15-Aug-2000 Cyprus Stadiumi Kombetar "Qemal Stafa" Stadium, TiranŽ F 0 0 HD [0-0]
158 02-Sep-2000 Finland Finnair Stadium, Helsinki WCP 1 2 AL [0-1]
159 11-Oct-2000 Greece Stadiumi Kombetar "Qemal Stafa" Stadium, TiranŽ WCP 2 0 HW [0-0]
160 15-Nov-2000 Malta Stadiumi Kombetar "Qemal Stafa" Stadium, TiranŽ F 3 0 HW [1-0]
161 24-Mar-2001 Germany BayArena, Leverkusen WCP 1 2 AL [0-0]
162 28-Mar-2001 England Stadiumi Kombetar "Qemal Stafa" Stadium, TiranŽ WCP 1 3 HL [0-0]
163 25-Apr-2001 Turkey Kamil Ocak Stadi, Gazientep F 2 0 AW [0-0]
164 02-Jun-2001 Greece OFI Stadium, Heraklion, Crete WCP 0 1 AL [0-0]
165 06-Jun-2001 Germany Stadiumi Kombetar "Qemal Stafa" Stadium, TiranŽ WCP 0 2 HL [0-1]
166 01-Sep-2001 Finland Stadiumi Kombetar "Qemal Stafa" Stadium, TiranŽ WCP 0 2 HL [0-0]

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