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England National Football Team Match No. 803

England 2 Serbia and Montenegro 1 [1-1]

Tuesday, 3 June 2003

England Pre-Match

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

 

England Squad for the Matches against South Africa, Serbia & Slovakia, May & June 2003
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club St Sub App G Cpt Dis
Barry, Gareth 23-Feb-1981 22 D Aston Villa FC 3 4 7 0 0 1 C

Gareth Barry joined the squad on 19 May as cover for Ashley Cole and Wayne Bridge.

Beattie, James S. 27-Feb-1978 25 F Southampton FC 1 0 1 0 0 None
Beckham, David R.J. 02-May-1975 28 M Manchester United FC 57 3 60 11 23 1 E  8 C
Bridge, Wayne M. 05-Aug-1980 22 D Southampton FC 7 4 11 0 0 None
Carragher, James L.D. 28-Jan-1978 25 D Liverpool FC 2 6 8 0 0 1 C

Jamie Carragher is called into the squad as replacement for John Terry on 22 May 2003.

Cole, Ashley 20-Dec-1980 22 D Arsenal FC 17 0 17 0 0 2 C
Cole, Joseph J. 08-Nov-1981 21 M West Ham United FC 1 8 9 0 0 None

Joe Cole is a late addition to the squad.

Dyer, Kieron C. 29-Dec-1978 24 M Newcastle United FC 7 9 16 0 0 None

Kieron Dyer withdrew from the squad.

Ferdinand, Rio G. 07-Nov-1978 24 D Manchester United FC 27 5 32 0 0 1 C

Rio Ferdinand withdrew from the squad because of a knee injury.

Gerrard, Steven G. 30-May-1980 22 M Liverpool FC 15 1 16 2 0 2 C
Hargreaves, Owen L. 20-Jan-1981 22 M FC Bayern München AG, Germany 5 6 11 0 0 None
Heskey, Emile W.I. 11-Jan-1978 25 F Liverpool FC 21 11 33 5 0 3 C
James, David B. 01-Aug-1970 32 G West Ham United FC 8 6 14 0 0 1 C
Jenas, Jermaine A. 18-Feb-1983 20 M Newcastle United FC 0 2 2 0 0 None
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club St Sub App G Cpt Dis
Lampard, Frank J. 20-Jun-1978 24 M Chelsea FC 3 6 9 0 0 None
Mills, Daniel J. 18-May-1977 25 D Leeds United AFC 9 6 15 0 0 2 C
Murphy, Daniel B. 18-Mar-1977 26 M Liverpool FC 1 6 7 1 0 None
Neville, Philip J. 21-Jan-1977 26 D Manchester United FC 26 12 38 0 0 1 C
Owen, Michael J. 14-Dec-1979 23 F Liverpool FC 38 10 48 20 4 2 C
Robinson, Paul W. 15-Oct-1979 23 G Leeds United AFC 0 2 2 0 0 None
Rooney, Wayne M. 24-Oct-1985 17 F Everton FC 1 2 3 0 0 None
Scholes, Paul 16-Nov-1974 28 M Manchester United FC 53 2 55 13 0 1 E / 11 C
Sinclair, Trevor L. 02-Mar-1973 30 M West Ham United FC 6 5 11 0 0 None
Southgate, Gareth 03-Sep-1970 32 D Middlesbrough FC 41 12 53 2 0 3 C
Terry, John G. 07-Dec-1980 22 D Chelsea FC 0 0 0 0 0 None
Upson, Matthew J. 18-Apr-1979 24 D Birmingham City FC 0 1 1 0 0 None
Vassell, Darius 13-Jun-1980 22 F Aston Villa FC 5 7 12 4 0 None
Walker, Ian M. 31-Oct-1971 31 G Leicester City FC 1 2 3 0 0 None

Notes

Wednesday, 5 March 2003 -

We can reveal that Leicester City F.C. has been chosen to host England's friendly fixture with Serbia and Montenegro this summer...

England's penultimate home fixture of the season will take place at the Walkers Stadium on Tuesday June 3rd, (8.00pm kick off).

This will be the first full international to be hosted by Leicester City, either at their new home or Filbert Street. However Leicester has hosted England's Under-21s on three occasions, all at Filbert Street, most recently against Mexico two years ago.

While England has never played Serbia and Montenegro at international level before, there have been 14 senior internationals against Yugoslavia. Our most recent encounter took place at Wembley in 1989 with England winning 2-1 - Bryan Robson scoring the opening goal after 38 seconds.

The FA's Director of Marketing and Communications Paul Barber told TheFA.com: "We're delighted to be staging a senior international at the Walkers Stadium.

"It has been a very difficult time for everyone connected with the club, so it is appropriate that the national team fixture coincides with such an upturn in Leicester City's fortunes.

"The Walkers Stadium is a terrific stage for international football and I'm sure we can look forward to a tremendous atmosphere in front of a capacity crowd in June."

Thursday, 22 May 2003 - Liverpool utility player Jamie Carragher has been called into the England squad for the games against Serbia and Montenegro and Slovakia.  Carragher, who has not figured in an England squad for more than a year, will join the squad for a five-day training camp in Spain.  His last appearance under Sven-Göran Eriksson was as a substitute in the pre-World Cup friendly with Paraguay at Anfield.  Carragher will join the squad on Sunday - after the friendly against South Africa - as cover for John Terry, who has a thigh injury.  Terry remains hopeful of being fit enough to take part in the La Manga training camp ahead of the friendly with Serbia and Montenegro at Leicester on 3 June and the Euro 2004 qualifier with Slovakia at the Riverside Stadium eight days later.  But if the Chelsea player misses the June internationals Eriksson now has another defensive option. Football Association spokesman Adrian Bevington confirmed: "Jamie Carragher will join up with the England party in La Manga on Sunday for the remainder of their summer schedule."

Monday, 19 May 2003 - Gareth Barry has been called into England's squad for the summer internationals.  Barry's original omission was a surprise with England's two first-choice left-backs not travelling to South Africa for Thursday's friendly.  Ashley Cole and Wayne Bridge will be absent because of their participation in the FA Cup final - but will join up with the squad for the summer's other two games. Eriksson has also been hit by the withdrawal through injury of Chelsea's John Terry. Terry has a thigh injury and will take no part in the South Africa game, although he is hoping to be available for Serbia & Montenegro and Slovakia.

Monday, 12 May 2003 - England manager Sven-Göran Eriksson named Everton's injured striker Wayne Rooney in his 25-man squad for three upcoming matches. Rooney suffered knee ligament damage in Everton's final match of the season against Manchester United on Sunday, and could yet be ruled out of their first game.  Players involved in next Saturday's FA Cup final between Arsenal and Southampton will not travel to South Africa but will join the squad on their return.

England Results
No. Date Opposition Venue Type F A Result H.T.
781 15-Aug-2001 Netherlands White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London F 0 2 HL [0-2]
782 01-Sep-2001 Germany Olympiastadion, München WCP 5 1 AW [2-1]
783 05-Sep-2001 Albania St. James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne WCP 2 0 HW [1-0]
784 06-Oct-2001 Greece Old Trafford, Manchester WCP 2 2 HD [0-1]
785 10-Nov-2001 Sweden Old Trafford, Manchester F 1 1 HD [1-1]
786 13-Feb-2002 Netherlands Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam F 1 1 AD [0-1]
787 27-Mar-2002 Italy Elland Road, Leeds F 1 2 HL [0-0]
788 17-Apr-2002 Paraguay Anfield Road, Liverpool F 4 0 HW [1-0]
789 21-May-2002 South Korea Jeju World Cup Stadium, Seogwipo F 1 1 AD [1-0]
790 26-May-2002 Cameroon Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium, Kobe, Japan F 2 2 ND [1-1]
791 02-Jun-2002 Sweden Saitama Sutajiamu Niimarumarunii, Saitama, Japan WCF 1 1 ND [1-0]
792 07-Jun-2002 Argentina Sapporo Dome, Sapporo, Japan WCF 1 0 NW [1-0]
793 12-Jun-2002 Nigeria Nagai Stadium, Osaka, Japan WCF 0 0 ND [0-0]
794 15-Jun-2002 Denmark Niigata Prefectural Stadium ("Big Swan"), Niigata, Japan WCF 3 0 NW [3-0]
795 21-Jun-2002 Brazil Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa, Shizuoka, Japan WCF 1 2 NL [1-1]
796 07-Sep-2002 Portugal Villa Park, Birmingham F 1 1 HD [1-0]
797 12-Oct-2002 Slovakia Štadión Tehelné pole, Bratislava ECP 2 1 AW [1-1]
798 16-Oct-2002 FYR Macedonia The Friends Provident St. Marys Stadium, Southampton ECP 2 2 HD [2-2]
799 12-Feb-2003 Australia Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, London F 1 3 HL [0-2]
800 29-Mar-2003 Liechtenstein Rheinpark Stadion, Vaduz ECP 2 0 AW [1-0]
801 02-Apr-2003 Turkey Stadium of Light, Sunderland ECP 2 0 HW [0-0]
802 22-May-2003 South Africa ABSA Stadium, Durban F 2 1 AW [1-1]

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