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7th May

England on
8th May

9th May
England On This Day


1910
George Male born in West Ham






1934
Maurice Norman born in Mulbarton
1935
Jackie Charlton born in Ashington
1850 Hawley Edwards baptised in Shrewsbury
1904
Arthur Capes joins Bristol City FC

1917
Dicky York enlists in the army
1925
Bobby Gurney joins Sunderland AFC for £10
1926
postponed Belgium vs. England
1930
Jackie Carr released by Middlesbrough FC
1931
John Goodall's wins his claim for damages
1933
Sammy Crooks marries Freda Stone in Derby
1934
David Jack retires from playing
1935
Jubilee England 0 Scotland 1 at Highbury
1936
England name a line-up to take on Belgium
1939
Ernie Hine retires from playing
1943
wartime Wales 1 England 1 at Ninian Park
1950
Neil Franklin joins Independiente Santa Fe
1954
youth Northern Ireland 2 England 2 at Castlereagh
1955
amateur France 1 England 1 at Brest
1957 England were due to play USSR

World Cup Preliminary match
312 Wednesday, 8 May 1957 -
England 5
Republic of Ireland
1 [4-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley
(52,000)
Taylor (3), Atyeo (2)
Curtis
HW

   
1963 ninth direct free-kick scored against England

F.A. Centenary Celebration Match
368 Wednesday, 8 May 1963 - England 1 Brazil 1 [0-1]
Empire Stadium, Wembley (92,000)
Douglas
Pepe
HD

1965 Wally Hardinge dies in Cambridge aged 79  
1968 England wore Aertex shirts for the first time

European Championship Quarter-Final second leg  
421 Wednesday, 8 May 1968 - Spain 1 England 2 [0-0]
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid (66,994)
Amancio
Peters, Hunter
AW

   
1976 England play at Wrexham for first time since 1932

Home International Championship
498 Saturday, 8 May 1976 - Wales 0 England 1 [0-0]
Ninian Park, Cardiff (24,592)
Taylor AW

  1992 Phil Neal sacked as Bolton Wanderers FC manager
1993
Brian Clough's last day as Nottingham Forest manager
1997
Stuart Pearce resigns as Nottingham Forest manager
2000
Phil Jagielka signs pro forms with Sheffield United FC
2001
Patrick Carter appointed to the Wembley project
2005 Dennis Wise resigns as Millwall FC player-manager
2006
England's provisional World Cup squad named
2012 Nicky Barmby sacked as Hull City AFC manager
 Ukraine name their provisional Finals squad
2014 England remain eleventh in rankings

Opposition On This Day
1889 Louis van Hege (Belgium) born
1903 Manuel Anoton (France) born



1968 Hisashi Kurosaki (Japan) born

1971 Gilewicz Radosław (Poland) born
1978 Lúcio (Brazil) born
1981 Andrea Barzagli (Italy) born
1982 Uğur Yıldırım (Netherlands) born


1936
Hector Nunez (Uruguay manager) born
1942 Terry Neill (Northern Ireland player & manager) born
1954
Asian Football Confederation founded
1968 David Rodrigo (Andorra manager) born
1970 Luis Enrique (Spain manager) born




2001 Dejan Savićevic (Serbia & Mon. manager) appointed
2012 Pietro Ghedin (Malta manager) appointed
2019 Aleksandr Kokorin & Pavel Mamaev (Russia) jailed
England's Record on 8th May
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 1 0 6 2 +4 0 0 3.00 1.00 75.0 +1
Away 2 2 0 0 3 1 +2 0 1 1.50 0.50 100.0 +2
Total 4 3 1 0 9 3 +6 0 1 2.25 0.75 87.5 +3
 

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