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Match No. 800 vs. Liechtenstein Match No. 802 vs. South Africa Match Results

England National Football Team Match No. 801

England 2 Turkey 0 [0-0]

Wednesday, 2 April 2003

Match Summary and Report

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


Match Summary

Status: European Championship 2004 Preliminary Group 7 qualification match.
Venue: The Stadium of Light, Sunderland, capacity 49,000.
Attendance: 47,667.
Goals: England - Darius Vassell, 76th min.
England - David Beckham, 90th min +1. penalty
Awarded after Ergun Pende brought down Keiron Dyer
Cautions: England - David Beckham, 9th min., dissent.  Following a clash with Bulent Korkmaz. Suspended.
Turkey - Okan Buruk, 34th min., unsporting behaviour
Owen turns Bulent. Looked to be fouled but nothing given. Beckham fumes but must calm down. Okan charges in to remonstrate.
Turkey - Fatih Akyel, 50th min., unsporting behaviour Owen is fouled by Alpay.
Turkey -
Bülent Korkmaz, 90th min., ungentlemanly conduct.
Expulsions: None.
Referee - Urs Meier, 44 (22-Jan-1959), Switzerland, FIFA-listed 1994.
Assistant referees - Rudolf K
äppeli, 42 (24-Apr-1960), and Martin Iseli, 39 (14-Jan-1964), Switzerland.
Fourth official - Guido Woldhaber, 41 (24-May-1962), Switzerland, FIFA-listed 2002.
Conditions: Kickoff - 8:00 p.m. BST.
Miscellany: Guest of Honour - Steve Cram MBE, former athlete born in Sunderland.




Goal Attempts - -
Attempts on Target - -
Hit Bar/Post - -
Corner Kicks Won - -
Offside Calls Against - -
Fouls Conceded - -
Time of Possession - -


England Team

Ranking: 9th in FIFA ranking of 26 March 2003; 8th in Elo world ranking before this match and 6th after this match.
Colours: White shirts with red trim, navy blue shorts, white socks.  The 2003 "home" uniform.
Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson, 55, appointed 31 October 2000, took post 12 January 2001, 
26th match, W 13 - D 9 - L 4 - F 49 - A 24.
Captain: David Beckham, 23rd captaincy.

England Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
1-James, David B. 01-Aug-1970 32 G

West Ham United FC

13 8 ga 1997-active
2-Neville, Gary A. 18-Feb-1975 28 D Manchester United FC 57 0 1999-active
3-Bridge, Wayne M. 05-Aug-1980 22 D

Southampton FC

11 0 2002-active
4-Gerrard, Steven G. 30-May-1980 22 M Liverpool FC 15 2 2000-active
5-Ferdinand, Rio G. 07-Nov-1978 24 D

Manchester United FC

31 0 1999-active
6-Campbell, Sulzeer J. 18-Sep-1974 28 D Arsenal FC 54 1 1996-active
7- Beckham, David R.J. 02-May-1975 27 M

Manchester United FC

59 11 1996-active
8-Scholes, Paul 16-Nov-1974 29 M Manchester United FC 54 13 1997-2004
9-Rooney, Wayne M., sub off 89th min. 24-Oct-1985 17 F Everton FC 3 0 2003-active
10-Owen, Michael J., sub off 58th min. 14-Dec-1979 23 F

Liverpool FC

47 20 1998-active
11-Butt, Nicholas 21-Jan-1975 27 M Manchester United FC 27 0 1997-active

England Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
18- Vassell, Darius, sub on 58th min. for Owen 13-Jun-1980 22 F Aston Villa FC 10 4 2002-2004
16-Dyer, Kieron C., sub on 89th min. for Rooney 29-Dec-1978 24 M

Newcastle United FC

16 0 1999-active


James -
Neville, Ferdinand, Campbell, Bridge -
Beckham, Butt, Scholes, Gerrard -
Rooney (Dyer), Owen (Vassell)

Not Used:
12-Danny Mills, 13-Paul Robinson, 14-Jonathan Woodgate, 15-Frank Lampard, 17-Emile Heskey.

Turkey Team

Ranking: 7th in FIFA ranking of 26 March 2003; 12th in Elo world ranking before this match and 12th after this match.
Colours: Red shirts, red shorts, red socks; made by Adidas.
Coach: Senol Günes, 50, appointed coach in 29 June 2000.
Captain: Bülent Korkmaz.

Turkey Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
1-Reçber, Rüştü 10-May-1973 29 G Fenerbahçe SK 76 0 1993-active
2-Aşik, Emre 13-Dec-1973 29 D Galatasaray SK 21 2 1993-active
3-Korkmaz, Bülent 24-Nov-1968 34 D

Galatasaray SK

81 3 1990-active
4-Akyel Fatih 26-Dec-1977 25 D Fenerbahçe SK 50 0 1997-active
5-Özalan, Alpay 29-May-1973 29 D

Aston Villa FC, England

74 4 1995-active
6-Penbe, Ergün 17-May-1972 30 M Galatasaray SK 31 0 1994-active
7-Buruk, Okan, sub off 59th min. 19-Oct-1973 29 M FC Internazionale Milano, Italy 34 6 1992-active
8-Kerimoğlu, Tugay 24-Aug-1970 32 M Blackburn Rovers FC, England 83 2 1990-active
9-Mansiz, İlhan 10-Aug-1975 27 F Beşiktaş JK 17 6 2001-active
10-Baştürk, Yildiray, sub off 70th min. 24-Dec-1978 24 M Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Germany 26 1 1998-active
11-Kahveci, Nihat 23-Nov-1979 23 F Real Sociedad de Fútbol, Spain 19 3 2000-active

Turkey Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
17-Davala, Ümit, sub on 59th min. for Buruk 30-Jul-1973 29 M

Galatasaray SK

37 4 1996-active
16-Şaş, Hasan, sub on 70th min. for Baştürk 01-Aug-1976 27 F Galatasaray SK 24 2 1997-active


Rustu -
Fatih (Suker), Alpay, Bulent, Ergun -
Okan (Davala), Tugay, Basturk (Sas), Emre -
Nihat, Ilhan

Not Used:
12-Ömer Çatkiç, 13-Deniz Bariş, 14-Ahmet Yildirim, 15-Tayfun Korkut, 18-Hakan Şükür.

Match Report




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