Match Dates
England Football Online
Contact Us Page Last Updated 27 March 2019
 
 
1st April

England on
2nd April

3rd April
England On This Day
1878 Cuthbert Ottaway dies in Pimlico aged 28  
1892 Chadwick scores the quickest goal for England to date
Home International Championship
46 Saturday, 2 April 1892 - Scotland 1 England 4 [0-4]
Ibrox Park, Glasgow (20,000)
Bell
Chadwick, Goodall (2), Southworth
AW

    
1898 Steve Bloomer becomes the record goalscorer

Home International Championship
64 Saturday, 2 April 1898 - Scotland 1 England 3 [0-2]
Celtic Park, Glasgow (40,000)
Millar
Wheldon, Bloomer (2)
AW


1900
Alf Strange born in Ripley
1899 George Blackburn baptised in Willesden
1900
charity match for Harry Bradshaw
1906
Home Championship Wales 4 Ireland 4
 Scotland team chosen to face England
1910 The loss ends a run of eighteen matches unbeaten

Home International Championship
107 Saturday, 2 April 1910 - Scotland 2 England 0 [2-0]
Hampden Park, Glasgow
(106,205)
McMenemy, Quinn AL

  1919 Harry Makepeace made an RAF reserve
1921
England team chosen to face Scotland
1924
Scotland team chosen to face England
1927 England win in Scotland for first time since 1904

Home International Championship
153 Saturday, 2 April 1927 - Scotland 1 England 2 [0-0]
Hampden Park, Glasgow
(111,214)
Morton
Dean (2)
AW

  1947 Scotland team chosen to face England
1951
Scotland team chosen to face England
 Harry Johnston chosen as FWA Footballer of the Year
1955 Duncan Edwards becomes the youngest player to start a competitive match so far

Home International Championship
294 Saturday, 2 April 1955 - England 7 Scotland 2 [4-1]
Empire Stadium, Wembley
(96,847)
Wilshaw (4), Lofthouse (2), Revie
Reilly, Docherty
HW

  1953 youth Yugoslavia 1 England 1 in Liöge
1959 youth Greece 0 England 4 in Dimitrovo
1960
amateur Netherlands 1 Great Britain 5 in Zwolle
       
youth England 1 East Germany 1 at Fratton Park
1961 youth Portugal 4 England 0 in Lisboa
1966 England beat Scotland for first time since 1961
Teddy Sheringham born in Waltham Forest

Home International Championship
398 Saturday, 2 April 1966 - Scotland 3 England 4 [1-2]
Hampden Park, Glasgow (123,052)
Law, Johnstone (2)
Hurst, Hunt (2), R.Charlton
AW


1979
Sam Austin dies in Kidderminster aged 78




1998
Ronnie Dix dies in Bristol aged 85
1971 amateur Scotland 0 England 2 in Falkirk

1983 youth France 2 England 0 in Cannes
1984
Keith Weller is manager at Fort Lauderdale Sun
 
Martin Keown signs professional with Arsenal FC
1997
UEFA Group 2 Poland 0 Italy 0
2003 Wayne Rooney becomes the youngest player to start a match
UEFA Group 7 Slovakia 4 Liechtenstein 0

European Championship Preliminary match
801 Wednesday, 2 April 2003 - England 2 Turkey 0 [0-0]
Stadium of Light, Sunderland (47,667)
Vassell, Beckham (pen) HW

  2009 Sven-Göran Eriksson sacked as Mexico coach

Opposition On This Day
1873 Jimmy Simpson (Scotland) born
1886 Alex Craig (Ireland) born
1971 Francisco Arce (Paraguay) & Edmundo (Brazil) born
1973 official Igor Krmar (Croatia) born
1980 Carlos Salcido (Mexico) born
1986 Ibrahim Afellay (Netherlands) born
 


England's Record on 2nd April
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 9 2 +7 0 1 4.50 1.00 100.0 +2
Away 5 4 0 1 13 8 +5 1 0 2.60 1.60 80.0 +3
Total 7 6 0 1 22 10 +12 1 1 3.143 1.429 85.7 +5

CG