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1931
Arthur Topham dies in Eastbourne aged 62
1886 Percy Fairclough marries Monella Bentley
1926
England team clarified to face Belgium

1932
Harry Nuttall joins Rochdale AFC
1933
Jimmy Seed appointed manager of Charlton Athletic
1934
George Stephenson signs for Charlton Athletic FC
1935 England's first meeting with Netherlands
Friendly match
198 Saturday, 18 May 1935 - Netherlands 0 England 1 [0-0]
Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (33,000)
Worrall AW

  1936 Jack Bowers marries Edith Mason in Derby
1937 England team chosen to face Finland
1939 England's first meeting with Yugoslavia
Charley Dobson dies in Brentford aged 76

End-of-Season Tour match
225 Thursday, 18 May 1939 - Yugoslavia 2 England 1 [1-0]
Stadion Beogradski SK, Beograd (35,000)
Glišović, Perlić
Broome
AL

1942 Nobby Stiles born in Manchester

1946
Frank Buckley appointed manager of Hull City AFC
1947 first England match to be played on a Sunday

End-of-Season Tour match
233 Sunday, 18 May 1947 - Switzerland 1 England 0 [1-0]
Hardturm Stadion, Zürich (30,000)
Fatton AL

  1948 B team chosen to face Switzerland B
1949 Frank Swift makes his final England appearance
B Netherlands A 1 England 4 at Olympisch Stadion
Kenneth Wilson (uncapped) dies in Hillingdon aged 87

End-of-Season Tour match
247 Wednesday, 18 May 1949 - Norway 1 England 4 [0-2]
Ullevål Stadion, Oslo (36,000)
Andresen
Mullen, Finney, Spydevold OG, Morris
AW

   
1950 Roy Bentley scores the 100th goal in the Winterbottom era
and Jimmy Mullen is the first ever England substitute in a full international

End-of-Season Tour match
255 Thursday, 18 May 1950 - Belgium 1 England 4 [1-0]
Stade du Heysel, Bruxelles (55,750)
Mermans
Mullen, Mortensen, Mannion, Bentley
AW

   
1952 Billy Elliot is Winterbottom's 75th player
amateur Germany 2 Great Britain 0 at Nürnberg

End-of-Season Tour match
270 Sunday, 18 May 1952 - Italy 1 England 1 [0-1]
Stadio Comunale di Firenze, Firenze
(93,000)
Amadei
Broadis
AD

   
1955 Winterbottom's 70th match is 'The Battle of Madrid'
FA Tour of Bermuda Jamaica 0 England 7 in Kingston

End-of-Season Tour match
296 Wednesday, 18 May 1955 - Spain 1 England 1 [0-1]
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid (125,000)
Rial
Bentley
AD

  1956 England team chosen to face Finland
1958 England's first meeting with USSR and the first of three in under a month

End-of-Season Tour match
321 Sunday, 18 May 1958 - USSR 1 England 1 [0-1]
Lenin Stadium, Moskva
(105,000)
Ivanov
Kevan
AD






1973
Joe Tate dies in Old Hill aged 68
1960 under 23 Poland 2 England 3 in Warsaw
1962
England team chosen to face Peru
1963
youth Scotland 1 England 3 in Dumfries
        amateur England 0 W.Germany 1 at Ayresome Park
1969
youth England 6 Malta 0 in Wolfen
1974 England beaten by two own goals for the first time

Home International Championship
481 Saturday, 18 May 1974 - Scotland 2 England 0 [2-0]
Hampden Park, Glasgow (93,271/94,487)
Pejic OG (Jordan), Todd OG AL

1977 Danny Mills born in Norwich
 Lee Hendrie born in Solihull


1980
youth Portugal 1 England 1 in Rosslau
1982
Brian Little Testimonial Aston Villa 3 England 2
 
Mark Walters signs as an Aston Villa FC apprentice
1990
David Seaman joins Arsenal FC
1992
England name their squad for Euro Finals
1996 Anderton the first to score twice at Wembley against Hungary

Friendly match  
720 Saturday, 18 May 1996 - England 3 Hungary 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (34,184)
Anderton (2), Platt HW

1998 under 21 Argentina 2 England 0 in Manosque
2001 Sammy Lee appointed as England assistant
2002 Cameroon name their squad for the World Cup Finals
2003 Jomo Sono to manage South Africa against England
2004 Emile Heskey to join Birmingham City FC on 1 July
2005 England remain sixth in the rankings
2011 England remain sixth in the rankings
2012 Jamie Vardy signs for Leicester City FC for £1m
2015 Adam Johnson appears before Peterlee Magistrates
2016 Turkey name their provisional squad for the Euros
2017 France name squad to face England
2018
Darren Bent released by Derby County FC
 Steve McClaren new manager of Queen's Park Rangers FC

Opposition On This Day
1897 Henri Larnoe (Belgium) born
1915 Eino Lahti (Finland) born


1954 Eric Gerets (Belgium) born
1956 Jose Alexanko (Spain) born
1969 Antonio Carlos (Brazil) born
1972 official Bertino Miranda (Portugal) born
1974 official Bruno Paixão (Portugal) born in Setúbal
& Daniel Hasler (Liechtenstein) born
1978 Ricardo Carvalho (Portugal), goalkeeper Helton (Brazil)
& Genis Genís (Andorra) born
1979 Milivoje Novakovic (Slovenia)
& Mariusz Lewandowski (Poland) born
1980 Diego Pérez (Uruguay) born
1991 David Pavelka (Czech Republic) born
1992 Brian Idowu (Nigeria) born in St. Petersburg


1929
Uruguay chosen to host the 1930 World Cup Finals
1949 Georges Leekens (Belgium manager) born

 

England's Record on 18th May
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 9 3 3 3 13 10 +3 2 1 1.30 1.111 50.0 =0
Total 10 4 3 3 16 10 +3 2 2 1.60 1.00 55.0 +1
 

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