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1853 William Brindle born in Over Darwen
1867
Nat Walton born in Preston
1890
Ernie Williamson born in Murton
1891
Harry Jones born in Blackwell




1911
Frank Buckley signs for Derby County FC
1923 considered unofficial by the Swedish FA

End-of-Season Tour match
136 Thursday, 24 May 1923 - Sweden 1 England 3 [1-1]
Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm
(12,000)
H.Dahl
W.Moore (2), Miller
AW

   
1926 Osborne scores England's first hattrick for 14 years
FA Tour of Canada Montreal 3 England 5

Friendly match
150 Monday, 24 May 1926 - Belgium 3 England 5 [1-1]
Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen
(35,000)
Thys, R.Braine (2)
F.Osborne (3), Johnson, Carter
AW

  1929 FA Tour of South Africa West.Province 0 England 4
1932 George Thornewell
fined following his car accident
1934 Jack Crayston joins Arsenal FC for £5250
 Jackie Crawford signs for Queen's Park Rangers FC
1938 England team chosen to face France
1939 England's first visit to Bucharest in their final pre-war fixture

End-of-Season Tour match
226 Wednesday, 24 May 1939 - Romania 0 England 2 [0-1]
Stadionul ANEF, Bucureşti (40,000)
Goulden, Welsh AW

  1950 FA Tour of Canada Ontario 1 England 4
1953 Billy Wright becomes Britian's most capped player

End-of-Season Tour match
278 Sunday, 24 May 1953 - Chile 1 England 2 [0-0]
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago (56,388)
Rojas
Taylor, Lofthouse
AW

  1956 West German team chosen to face England
1958
FA Tour of Nigeria Nigeria 0 England 5
1959 England wear all white for the first time in their first visit to Mexico
amateur FLF jubilee Luxembourg 3 England 1 at Stad LŽtzebuerg

End-of-Season Tour match
333 Sunday, 24 May 1959 - Mexico 2 England 1 [1-1]
Estadio Olímpico Universitario, ciudad de México (82,000)
Cardenas, Reyes
Kevan
AL

   
1961 England beat Italy for first time since 1949

End-of-Season Tour match
349 Wednesday, 24 May 1961 - Italy 2 England 3 [1-1]
Stadio Olimpico, Roma (62,000)
Sivori, Brighenti
Hitchens (2), Greaves
AW

  1963 interlevel England 3 Football League 3 at Highbury
1964 England win in Dublin for first time since 1946
amateur England 4 Liguria 2 in Genova

End-of-Season Tour match
378 Sunday, 24 May 1964 -
Republic of Ireland 1 England 3 [1-2]
Dalymount Park, Dublin (45,000)
Strahan
Eastham, J.Byrne, Greaves
AW

   
1967 Jimmy Greaves scores his final England goal

End-of-Season Tour match
414 Wednesday, 24 May 1967 - England 2 Spain 0 [0-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley
(97,500)
Greaves, Hunt HW

   
1970 Gordon Banks wears red for the first time in England's first visit to Ecuador
preceded by B unofficial Liga Deportiva Universitaria 1 England 4 in Quito

End-of-Season Pre-World Cup match
444 Sunday, 24 May 1970 - Ecuador 0 England 2 [0-1]
Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito (29,706)
Lee, Kidd AW

  1971 FAI Jubilee Republic of Ireland 1 England 1 in Dublin
        youth England 1 Sweden 0 in Poprad
1973 under 23 Denmark 1 England 1 in Nøstved
1975 England score five against Scotland for second time in over two years

Home International Championship
493 Saturday, 24 May 1975 - England 5 Scotland 1 [3-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (98,241)
G.Francis (2), Beattie, Bell, Johnson
Rioch (pen)
HW

   
1978 England put four past Hungary for first time since 1936

Friendly match
523 Wednesday, 24 May 1978 - England 4 Hungary 1 [3-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (74,000)
P.Barnes, Neal (pen), T.Francis, Currie
Nagy
HW

  1979 youth England 3 Czechoslovakia 0 in Salzburg
1980 Steve Coppell scores against the Scots for the third match in a row
England name a 25-man provisional squad for Euro Finals

Home International Championship
542 Saturday, 24 May 1980 - Scotland 0 England 2 [0-1]
Hampden Park, Glasgow (85,000/88,000)
Brooking, Coppell AW

  1984 under 21 Final England 2 Spain 0 at Bramall Lane
1986 England's first and only visit to Canada

Friendly match
613 Saturday, 24 May 1986 - Canada 0 England 1 [0-0]
Swangard Stadium, Burnaby (8,150)
Hateley AW

   
1988 Colombia's first visit to Wembley

Rous Cup match
634 Tuesday, 24 May 1988 - England 1 Colombia 1 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (25,756)
Lineker
Escobar
HD

1992 Marcus Bettinelli born in Southwark
1995 Leslie Smith dies in Lichfield aged 77
1992 under 21 Mexico 1 England 1 at Six-Fours-les-Plages

1996
under 21 Belgium 0 England 1 at Toulon
1997 England's first meeting with South Africa

Friendly match
733 Saturday, 24 May 1997 -
England 2
South Africa 1 [1-1]

Old Trafford, Manchester
(52,676)
R.Lee, I.Wright
Masinga
HW

  1998 Paul Konchesky signs for Charlton Athletic FC
2001
under 21 England 3 Mexico 0 at Filbert Street
 Kevin Keegan appointed Manchester City FC manager
2004
Iceland name their FA Summer Tournament squad
2005
Graeme Le Saux announces his retirement
2006
Peter Davenport appointed Colwyn Bay FC manager
 
This Is It's Champions of the World released
 Jamaica finalise their squad to face Ghana & England
2009
England name squad to face Kazakhstan & Andorra
2010 a record sixteenth match played on this day

Friendly match
883 Monday, 24 May 2010 - England 3 Mexico 1 [2-1]
The National Stadium, Wembley (88,638)
King, Crouch, G.Johnson
Franco
HW

  2011 Nick Pope joins Charlton Athletic FC
2012
Goalline technology to be tested at Wembley
2013
under 19 England 1 Georgia 1 in Bornem
 
Nicky Shorey released by Reading FC
 Colin Cooper appointed manager of Hartlepool United FC
 James Beattie appointed Accrington Stanley FC manager
2014
under 19 England 6 Montenegro 0 in Walsall
2015 Sam Allardyce released as West Ham Utd manager
2016 Joey Barton signs for Rangers FC

Opposition On This Day

1925 Carlo Annovazzi (Italy) born
1927 goalkeeper Claude Abbes (France) born
1962 official Guido Woldhaber (Switzerland) born
1966 …ric Cantona (France) born
1973 Vladimir Smicer (Czech Republic) born
1975 Ioannis Goumas (Greece) born
1982 Victor Bernárdez (Honduras)
& DaMarcus Beasley (USA) born
1983 Viktor Pečovskż (Slovakia)
& official Mads-Kristoffer Kristoffersen (Denmark) born
1984 Dimitri Kruglov (Estonia) born
1985 Vasyl Kobin (Ukraine) born
1912 Canada Soccer Association founded
England's Record on 24th May
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 6 5 1 0 17 5 +12 0 1 2.833 0.833 91.7 +5
Away 10 9 0 1 24 10 +14 0 3 2.40 1.00 90.0 +8
Total 16 14 1 1 41 15 +26 0 4 2.563 0.938 90.6 +13
 

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