Match Dates
England Football Online
Contact Us Page Last Updated 4 April 2019
 
 
3rd April

England on
4th April

5th April
England On This Day
1862 Robert King born in Leigh-on-Sea
1868
George Cotterill born in Brighton
1871
Ben Garfield born in Highams Ferrar

1882
Harold Hardman born in Manchester



1880
Ben Warren baptised in Newhall

1888
Charles Wilson marries Lily Smith in Horbling
1891 Goal nets are used for the first time

Home International Championship
43 Saturday, 4 April 1891 - England 2 Scotland 1 [2-0]
Ewood Park, Blackburn (6,000 to 10,000)
Goodall, Chadwick
Watt
HW

1893 Eddie Edmonds (uncapped) born in Finsbury  
1896 England end a 20-match unbeaten run in front of a world record attendance

Home International Championship  
58 Easter Saturday, 4 April 1896 -
Scotland 2 England 1 [2-0]
Celtic Park, Glasgow (51,345/56,500)
Lambie, Bell
Bassett
AL

1897 Home Championship first mentioned
1903 Scotland return to Bramall Lane for first time in 20 years

Home International Championship  
79 Saturday, 4 April 1903 - England 1 Scotland 2 [1-0]
Bramall Lane, Sheffield (31,789)
Woodward
Speedie, Walker
HL

1904 Archie Clark (uncapped) born in Shoreham 1904 teams chosen for the England-Scotland match
1906
Harry Thickitt rejoins Bristol City FC as manager
1908 England play in front of another world record attendance

Home International Championship  
94 Saturday, 4 April 1908 - Scotland 1 England 1 [1-0]
Hampden Park, Glasgow
(121,452)
Wilson
Windridge
AD


1911
Joe Johnson born in Grimsby
Bill Ridding (B manager) born in Heswall
1908 William Garraty married Annie Shufflebotham


1913
adjourned IFAB meeting held at the FA, FIFA join.
1914 Bob Crompton makes his record final appearance
Home Championship fixtures confirmed for the new season

Home International Championship  
119 Saturday, 4 April 1914 - Scotland 3 England 1 [1-1]
Hampden Park, Glasgow
(105,000)
Thomson, McMenemy, Reid
Fleming
AL

  1923 Scotland team chosen to face England
1925 England lose in Scotland for eight match in a row
Arthur Turner dies in Farnborough aged 47

Home International Championship  
145 Saturday, 4 April 1925 - Scotland 2 England 0 [1-0]
Hampden Park, Glasgow
(92,000)
Gallacher (2) AL

1929 Jimmy Adamson (reserve) born in Ashington
1932
teams chosen for the England-Scotland match
1936 England's 500th goal scored for the Committee

Home International Championship  
202 Saturday, 4 April 1936 - England 1 Scotland 1 [1-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley (93,267)
Camsell
Walker (pen)
HD







1959
Jeff Hall dies of Polio in Little Bromwich aged 29
1938 teams chosen for the England-Scotland match
 Eric Houghton's oldest son, Robert, dies
1940 Bill Dean appears in court for non-payment of taxes
1953
youth West Germany 1 England 3 in Antwerp
 
Duncan Edwards makes his league debut aged 16
1957
Tom Finney is FWA Footballer of the Year
1959
Billy Wright's daughter, Victoria, born
 Brian Clough marries Barbara Glasgow in Middlesbrough
1961
youth Italy 3 England 2 in Braga
1962 England beat Austria at Wembley for the first time

Friendly match
355 Wednesday, 4 April 1962 - England 3 Austria 1 [2-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley (50,000)
Crawford, Flowers (pen), Hunt
Buzek
HW

1964 Paul Parker born in Forest Gate
1966
Terry Venables marries Christine McCann
1973
amateur England 3 Finland 0 at Home Park
1979 youth England 2 Italy 0 at Villa Park
1983 youth Qatar 1 England 1 in Cannes
1984 The last Home Championship match against Northern Ireland

Home International Championship
586 Wednesday, 4 April 1984 -
England 1 Northern Ireland 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (24,000)
Woodcock HW

1988 Frankie Fielding born in Blackburn



2015
Bill Ellerington dies in Southampton aged 91
2018 Ray Wilkins dies in Tooting aged 61

1999
under 20 England 0 USA 1 in Kano
2001
Sven-Göran Eriksson receives the Princes' Plaque
2003 England to play Turkey in İstanbul


2019
England up to fourth in rankings
 Gareth Southgate receives his OBE

Opposition On This Day
1895 Valdus Lund (Sweden) born
1905 George Stephenson (Scotland) born

1910 László Cseh (Hungary) born
1915 Amedeo Biavati (Italy) born
1920 Paddy Coad (Ireland) born
1930 Pavão (Brazil) born
1954 René Girard (France) born
1971 Dietmar Kühbauer (Austria) born
1973 Peter Hoekstra (Netherlands) born
1976 Emerson (Brazil) born
1979 Jay de Merit (USA) born
1986 Aiden McGeady (Republic of Ireland) born in Falkirk
& Alex Tetty (Norway) born
1987 Sami Khedira (Germany) born
1991 Marc Vales (Andorra) born
2012 Dubravko Pavlicic (Croatia) dies


1906 Luis Tirado (Chile manager) born

England's Record on 4th April
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 4 2 1 1 7 5 +2 0 0 1.75 1.25 62.5 +1
Away 4 0 1 3 3 8 -5 1 0 0.75 2.00 12.5 -3
Total 8 2 2 4 10 13 -3 1 0 2.50 3.25 37.5 -2

CG