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Index
England's 103 BME Players
No BME Players Used in a Single Match
 
 
Most capped BME Players Chronological BME Players Most BME starting Most BME used per match Most BME used at same time Most BME used % No BME used since 1978 Least BME used

Since the first BME player featured in 1978, there have been 41 matches that have not featured any BME players whatsoever. The last time no BME player featured was in the quarter-final of Euro 96, when England eliminated Spain in a Penalty shoot-out.

Season 1978-79
European Championship preliminary match
527 7 February 1979 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (91,224)
  HW
Home International Championship
529 23 May 1979 - England 0 Wales 0 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (70,220)
  HD
530 26 May 1979 - England 3 Scotland 1 [1-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (100,000)
  HW
European Championship preliminary match
531 6 June 1979 - Bulgaria 0 England 3 [0-1]
Stadion Vasil Levski, Sofija (31,322 to 55,000)
  AW

Season 1979-80
European Championship preliminary matches  
534 12 September 1979 - England 1 Denmark 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (82,000)
  HW
535 17 October 1979 - Northern Ireland 1 England 5 [0-2]
Windsor Park, Belfast (17,755/25,000)
  AW
Friendly match
539 13 May 1980 - England 3 Argentina 1 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (90,000)
  HW
Home International Championship
540 17 May 1980 - Wales 4 England 1 [2-1]
Racecourse Ground, Wrexham (24,236)
  AL
541 20 May 1980 - England 1 Northern Ireland 1 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (33,676)
  HD
542 24 May 1980 - Scotland 0 England 2 [0-1]
Hampden Park, Glasgow (85,000/88,000)
  AW
Winfield Cup celebrating Australian F.A. Centenary
543 31 May 1980 - Australia 1 England 2 [0-2]
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (30,084/c.45,000)
  AW
European Championship Finals in Italy
544 12 June 1980 - Belgium 1 England 1 [0-1]
Stadio Comunale di Torino, Torino (15,186/200)
  ND
545 15 June 1980 - England 0 Italy 1 [0-0]
Stadio Comunale di Torino, Torino (56,649/59,649)
  AL

Season 1980-81
World Cup preliminary match  
549 19 November 1980 - England 2 Switzerland 1 [2-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (69,000)
  HW
Friendly
550 25 March 1981 - England 1 Spain 2 [1-2]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (71,840)
  HL
Friendly
552 12 May 1981 - England 0 Brazil 1 [0-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (75,000)
  HL
World Cup preliminary matches/England Summer Tour
555 30 May 1981 - Switzerland 2 England 1 [2-0]
Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel (40,000)
  AL
556 6 June 1981 - Hungary 1 England 3 [1-1]
Népstadion, Budapest (62,000 to 70,000)
  AW

Season 1981-82
World Cup preliminary matches  
557 9 September 1981 - Norway 2 England 1 [2-1]
Ullevål Stadion, Oslo (28,000/500)
  AL
558 18 November 1981 - England 1 Hungary 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (92,000)
  HW
Friendly match
561 25 May 1982 - England 2 Netherlands 0 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (69,000)
  HW
British Championship
562 29 May 1982 - Scotland 0 England 1 [0-1]
Hampden Park, Glasgow (80,529)
  AW
Finnish F.A. 75th Anniversary Celebration Match
564 3 June 1982 - Finland 1 England 4 [0-2]
Olympiastadion, Helsinki (21,421)
  AW
World Cup Finals in Spain
565 16 June 1982 - England 3 France 1 [1-1]
Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao (44,172)
  NW
566 20 June 1982 - England 2 Czechoslovakia 0 [0-0]
Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao (44,182)
  NW
567 25 June 1982 - England 1 Kuwait 0 [0-0]
Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao (31,000)
  NW
568 29 June 1982 - West Germany 0 England 0 [0-0]
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid (75,000)
  ND
569 5 July 1982 - Spain 0 England 0 [0-0]
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid (65,000)
  AD

Season 1982-83
European Championship preliminary match
572 17 November 1982 - Greece 0 England 3 [0-1]
Kaftanzoglio Stadio, Thessalonica (41,434 to 45,000)
  AW

Season 1985-86
World Cup preliminary matches  
606 16 October 1985 - England 5 Turkey 0 [4-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (52,500)
  HW
607 13 November 1985 - England 0 Northern Ireland 0 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (70,500)
  HD
Rous Cup
611 23 April 1986 - England 2 Scotland 1 [2-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (68,357)
  HW
World Cup Finals in Mexico
614 3 June 1986 - Portugal 1 England 0 [0-0]
Estadio Tecnologico, Monterrey (19,998)
  NL
615 6 June 1986 - England 0 Morocco 0 [0-0]
Estadio Tecnologico, Monterrey (22,600)
  ND
Ray Wilkins
616 11 June 1986 - England 3 Poland 0 [3-0]
Estadio Universitario de Nuevo León, Monterrey (22,600)
  NW
617 18 June 1986 - England 3 Paraguay 0 [1-0]
Estadio Azteca, ciudad de México (98,728)
  NW

Season 1986-87
Rous Cup
626 23 May 1987 - Scotland 0 England 0 [0-0]
Hampden Park, Glasgow (64,713)
  AD

Season 1995-96
Friendly matches  
715 11 October 1995 - Norway 0 England 0 [0-0]
Ullevål Stadion, Oslo (21,006)
  AD
716 15 November 1995 - England 3 Switzerland 1 [1-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (29,874)
  HW
European Championship Finals in England
725 22 June 1996 - Spain 0 England 0 [0-0]ᴭᵀ 2-4 on penalty kicks
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (75,440)
  HD
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