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842 Squad vs. Portugal
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844 Squad vs. Andorra

Wednesday, 16 August 2006
Football Association Nationwide Friendly Match

England 4 Greece 0 [4-0]

Match Summary
England Squad
Greece Squad
Team Records
   
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The Three Lions squad for the match against Greece August 2006 - Steve McClaren's first squad
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club St Sub App G Capt
Ashton, Dean 24 November 1983 22 F West Ham United FC 0 0 0 0 0 None
Dean Ashton withdrew from the squad on 15 August due to an ankle injury.
Bent, Darren A. 6 February 1984 22 F Charlton Athletic FC 1 0 1 0 0 None
Bridge, Wayne M. 5 August 1980 26 D Chelsea FC 13 10 23 1 0 1
Brown, Wesley M. 13 October 1979 26 D Manchester United FC 5 4 9 0 0 None
Carragher, James L.D. 28 January 1978 28 D Liverpool FC 13 16 29 0 0 3
Cole, Ashley 20 December 1980 25 D Arsenal FC 51 0 51 0 0 6
Crouch, Peter J. 30 January 1981 25 F Liverpool FC 5 6 11 6 0 1
Dawson, Michael R. 18 November 1983 21 D Tottenham Hotspur FC 0 0 0 0 0 None
Defoe, Jermain C. 7 October 1982 23 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 4 12 16 1 0 None
Downing, Stewart 22 July 1984 22 M Middlesbrough FC 0 5 5 0 0 None
Ferdinand, Rio G. 7 November 1978 27 D Manchester United FC 46 6 52 0 1
Foster, Ben A. 3 April 1983 23 G Watford FC, on loan from Manchester United FC 0 0 0 0 GA 0 None
Gerrard, Steven G. 30 May 1980 26 M Liverpool FC 45 2 47 9 1 5
Hargreaves, Owen L. 20 January 1981 25 M FC Bayern München AG, Germany 10 24 34 0 0 2
Jenas, Jermaine A. 18 February 1983 23 M Tottenham Hotspur FC 3 12 15 0 0 None
Kirkland, Christopher E. 2 May 1981 25 G Wigan Athletic FC, on loan from Liverpool FC 0 0 0 0 GA 0 None
Lampard, Frank J. 20 June 1978 28 M Chelsea FC 37 8 45 11 0 3
Lennon, Aaron J. 16 April 1987 19 M Tottenham Hotspur FC 0 4 4 0 0 None
Neville, Gary A. 18 February 1975 31 D Manchester United FC 76 5 81 0 0 5
Neville, Philip J. 21 January 1977 29 D Everton FC 32 20 52 0 0 2
Richardson, Kieran E. 21 October 1984 21 M Manchester United FC 1 3 4 2 0 None
Robinson, Paul W. 15 October 1979 26 G Tottenham Hotspur FC 22 4 26 14 GA 0 1
Terry, John G. 7 December 1980 25 D Chelsea FC 28 1 29 1 0 2
Wright-Phillips, Shaun C. 25 October 1981 24 M Chelsea FC 4 4 8 1 0 None
Young, Luke P. 19 July 1979 26 D Charlton Athletic FC 5 2 7 0 0 1

All information is complete to and including England's last match, the fourteenth of the 2005-06 season, against Portugal on 1 July 2006.

Diary

Friday, 5 May 2006 - Following the appointment of a new national coach, the FA have confirmed that Steve McClaren's first match will be against Greece at Old Trafford on August 16.

Thursday, 10 August 2006 - Steve McClaren ends weeks of speculation by announcing John Terry as the new England captain, Steven Gerrard will be the vice-captain.

Friday, 11 August 2006 - Steve McClaren picks his first 25-man England squad.  He also announces former coach Terry Venables as his assistant manager.  West Ham striker Dean Ashton has received his first England call-up.  David Beckham is dropped while Wayne Rooney, who is suspended for the first two Euro 2008 qualifiers, is rested.  Sol Campbell and David James have been also been left out, but Jermain Defoe, Phil Neville, Wes Brown and Chris Kirkland return to the squad.  Luke Young, Kieran Richardson, Darren Bent and Shaun Wright-Phillips are in.  Tottenham's Michael Dawson and Watford keeper Ben Foster, who were both on World Cup stand-by, are also in McClaren's set-up.  Chelsea's Joe Cole and Manchester United's Michael Carrick are both injured, while Gary Neville, although struggling with a groin problem, is included.

England Form: last six games
W W W D W D  f 12:a 2  success: 83%
837 3 June 2006 - England 6 Jamaica 0 [4-0]
Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester (70,373)
Lampard, Taylor OG, Crouch (3), Owen Fr HW
838 10 June 2006 - England 1 Paraguay 0 [1-0]
Commerzbank-Arena, Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt am Main (48,000)
Gamarra OG WCF NW
839 15 June 2006 - England 2 Trinidad & Tobago 0 [0-0]
easyCredit-Stadion, Beauthener Straße, Nürnberg (41,000)
Crouch, Gerrard NW
840 20 June 2006 - Sweden 2 England 2 [0-1]
Rhein-Energie-Stadion, Junkersdorf, Köln (45,000)
Allbäck, Larsson
J.Cole, Gerrard
ND
841 25 June 2006 - England 1 Ecuador 0 [0-0]
Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion, Wasen, Stuttgart (52,000)
Beckham NW
842 1 July 2006 - England 0 Portugal 0 [0-0]
AET [0-0] & Penalties [1-3]
Veltins Arena, Erle, Gelsenkirchen (52,000)
  ND

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