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1838 Major Francis Marindin born in Weymouth



1897
Joe Beverley dies in Blackburn aged 40

1865
Joe Lofthouse baptised in Blackburn
1885
Alf Lyttelton marries Laura Tennant in London
1891
Percy de Paravicini marries Marcia Cholmondeley

1904
Edgar Chadwick joins Blackpool FC
1919
Joe Lofthouse admitted into Blackburn Infirmary
1920
Danny Shea joins West Ham United FC for £1000
1921 England's first visit to, and against, Belgium

Friendly match
126 Saturday, 21 May 1921 - Belgium 0 England 2 [0-1]
Stade DC Bruxelles, Bruxelles (25,000)
Buchan, Chambers AW

  1922 Billy Hibbert signs for Oldham Athletic FC
1923 England's first visit to, and against, Stockholm
Jimmy Moore becomes the oldest scoring debutant

End-of-Season Tour match
135 Spring Bank Holiday Monday, 21 May 1923 -
Sweden 2 England 4
[1-3]
Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm
(14,500)
H.Dahl (2)
Walker (2), Thornwell, J.Moore
AW

   
1925 England finish the match with nine men

Friendly match
146 Thursday, 21 May 1925 - France 2 England 3 [0-1]
Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris (35,000)
Boyer, Dewaquez
Gibbins, Bonnardel OG, Dorrell
AW

   
1927 England's first visit to, and against, Luxembourg
Harold Pearson signs for West Bromwich Albion FC

End-of-Season Tour match
155 Saturday, 21 May 1927 -
Luxembourg 2 England 5
[2-2]
Stade de la Frontière, Esch-sur-Alzette (3,789)
Hubert, Lefevre
Dean (3)
, Kelly, Bishop
AW

  1930 Jack Butler joins Torquay United FC
1931
Dick Pym joins Yeovil & Petters United FC
1938 England's first successful penalty since 1931
Frank Jefferis dies at Millwall FC aged 53

End-of-Season Tour match
217 Saturday, 21 May 1938 - Switzerland 2 England 1 [1-1]
Hardturm Stadion
, Zürich
(25,000)
Aeby, Abegglen (pen)
Bastin (pen)
AL

  1947 B Switzerland 0 FA XI 0 in Genève
1948 England B team chosen to face Schaffhausen
1950 B Luxembourg A 1 England 2 at Stad Lëtzeburg
1952 England team chosen to face Austria
1955
England team chosen to face Portugal
        FA Tour of Bermuda Jamaica 2 England 4
1958
FA Tour of Nigeria Eastern Nigeria 0 England 1
1961 England's first draw with Portugal
FA Tour of Far East Hong Kong 2 England 4

World Cup Preliminary match
348 Sunday, 21 May 1961 - Portugal 1 England 1 [0-0]
Estádio Nacional, Lisboa (65,000)
Âguas
Flowers
AD

  1966 youth Czechoslovakia 3 England 2 in Rijeka
        amateur Netherlands 0 England 0 in Deventer
1969
FA Tour of Polynesia Tahiti 1 England 4
1975 Johnson first player to score twice against Wales since Hurst in 1966

Home International Championship
492 Wednesday, 21 May 1975 - England 2 Wales 2 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (53,000)
Johnson (2)
Toshack, Griffiths
HD

  1977 youth Iceland 0 England 0 at Turnhout
1983
Les Strong Testimonial Fulham 0 England 3
1985 under 21 Finland 3 England 1 in Mikkeli
1988 Bryan Robson captains his country for the fortieth time
youth England 1 East Germany 0 at Monthey
England Football Team's All The Way enters the chart

Rous Cup match
633 Saturday, 21 May 1988 - England 1 Scotland 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (70,480)
Beardsley HW

  1990 under 21 Portugal 1 England 0 at Six-Fours-les-Plages
1991 England beat USSR at Wembley for first time since 1958, in this, their final meeting

England Challenge Cup match
671 Tuesday, 21 May 1991 - England 3 USSR 1 [2-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (23,789)
Platt (2 (1 pen)), Smith
M.Wright OG (Tatarchuk)
HW

  1999 Seth Johnson signs for Derby County FC for £3m.
2001
Joe Royle sacked as Manchester City FC manager
2002 England's first match in, and against, the Korean Republic
England name squad for the 2002 World Cup Finals

Friendly match
789 Tuesday, 21 May 2002 -
Korea Republic 1 England 1 [0-1]
Jeju World Cup Stadium, Seogwipo
(39,876)
Ji-Sung
Owen
AD




2005
Beddy Jezzard dies in Alton aged 77
2003 under 20 Italy 3 England 0 in Lucce
        under 19 England 3 Slovakia 0 at Dalymount Park
 England remain seventh in rankings

2008
Trevor Sinclair released by Cardiff City FC
2013 Wayne Rooney's son, Klay, born
 Carlton Cole released by West Ham United FC
2015 England name squad to face Ireland & Slovenia
2016 Russia announce their squad for Euro Finals
2018 Belgium name their squad for the World Cup Finals

Oppoistion On This Day
1903 Ludwig Leinberger (Germany) born
1904 Jimmy Crawford (Scotland) born
1913 Zvonimir Požega (Yugoslavia) born
1925 Serafim Batista (Portugal) born
1940 Robert Budzinski (France) born
1942 goalkeeper Ivo Viktor (Czechoslovakia) born
1959 Edo Ophof (Netherlands) born
1966 François Omam-Biyik (Cameroon) born
1971 Antonio Folha (Portugal) born
1981 Edson Buddle (USA) born
1986 Mario Mandžukić (Croatia) born
1989 Hal Robson-Kanu (Wales) born in Acton
1990 Rene Khrin (Slovenia) born
1991 Fedor Černych (Lithuania) born in Moscow
 
England's Record on 21st May
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 0 1 2.00 1.00 83.3 +2
Away 7 4 2 1 17 10 +7 0 1 2.429 1.429 71.4 +3
Total 10 6 3 1 23 13 +10 0 2 2.30 1.30 75.0 +5
 

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