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30th May

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31st May

1st June
England On This Day
1861 Kenneth Wilson (uncapped) born in Ringstead
1884 Frank Bradshaw born in Sheffield


1901
Rab Howell joins Preston North End FC
1902 Newton Heath FC become Manchester United FC
1909 This victory extends the new record of eight away victories in a row

End of Season Tour match
103 Monday, 31 May 1909 - Hungary 2 England 8 [0-5]
Millenáris Sportpálya, Buda-pesth
(11,000)
Schlosser, Mészáros
Fleming (2), Woodward (4), Holley (2)
AW




1928
Derek Ufton born in Crayford
1915 Alf Quantrill enlists with the 5th Dragoon Guards
1920 FA Tour of South Africa West.Province 1 England 5
1927 Sammy Day marries Dulce Morrision in Westminster

1929
FA Tour of South Africa East Province 3 England 4
1939 FA Tour of South Africa Cape Frontier 1 England 8

1952
Duncan Edwards signs amateur with Manchester Utd
1953 England's first visit to Montevideo
Louis Page leaves as Swindon Town FC manager

Early Summer American Tour match
279 Sunday, 31 May 1953 - Uruguay 2 England 1 [1-0]
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo (66,072)
Abbadie, Míguez
Taylor
AL

1955 Jack Hacking dies in Haslingden aged 57
1956
FA Tour of South Africa West.Province 0 England 2
1958
Raich Carter leaves as Leeds United AFC manager
1961
FA Tour of Far East Otago 0 England 10
1962 Ron Flowers becomes England's record penalty-kick scorer (four)

World Cup Finals match
359 Thursday, 31 May 1962 - Hungary 2 England 1 [1-0]
Estadio Braden Copper Company, Rancagua (7,938)
Tichy, Albert
Flowers (pen)
NL

  1964 amateur England 0 West Germany 1 at Finale Ligure
        Taça das Nações Argentina 2 Portugal 0
1967 under 23 Greece 0 England 0 in Athina
1969 FA Tour of Polynesia Otago/Southland 0 England 11

1973 youth Iceland 0 England 2 at Viareggio
1976 USA Bicentennial Team America 1 England 3
        USA Bicentennial Brazil 4 Italy 1
1977 Wales win at Wembley for the only time

Home International Championship
510 Tuesday, 31 May 1977 - England 0 Wales 1 [0-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (48,000)
L.James (pen) HL

  1979 youth England 2 Bulgaria 0 in Vienna
1980 England's first visit to Australia
The starting team have just 57 caps between them

Friendly match
543 Saturday, 31 May 1980 - Australia 1 England 2 [0-2]
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (30,000/c.45,000)
Cole (pen)
Hoddle, Mariner
AW

  1981 under 21 Switzerland 0 England 0 at Neuchâtel
1986 World Cup practice match Arawaks 5 England 5
1991 under 21 CIS 1 England 2 at Aix-en-Provence
1994 under 21 France 3 England 0 at Aubagne
1997 Alan Shearer misses the first penaty kick for 13 years
Jonathan Woodgate signs professional forms with Leeds United AFC

World Cup Preliminary match
734 Saturday, 31 May 1997 - Poland 0 England 2 [0-1]
Stadion Śląski, Chorzów
(32,000)
Shearer, Sheringham AW

  1998 England name their World Cup Finals squad
2000 England face Ukraine for the first time
then England name their squad for the Euro 2000 finals
Romania name their squad for the Euro 2000 finals

Friendly match
767 Wednesday, 31 May 2000 - England 2 Ukraine 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (55,975)
Fowler, Adams HW

  2002 The FA secure a £400m loan to build Wembley
2005 Michael Owen's second hattrick is England's first in four years
Steve Howey retires from playing
Warren Barton retires from playing

End-of-season tour of USA match

828 Tuesday, 31 May 2005 - Colombia 2 England 3 [1-2]
Giants Stadium, New Jersey (50,807)
Yepes, Ramirez
Owen (3)
NW

  2007 England to face Germany in August
 
Owen Hargreaves joins Manchester United FC
2008 under 19 Belarus 0 England 0 in Minsk
 David Beckham to captain England once more
2010 under 19 Ukraine 1 England 1 in Borodyanka
2011 under 19 England 1 Montenegro 0 in Yverdon
 Paul Scholes retires, albeit for the first time
 Michael Mancienne joins SV Hamburger for £1.752m
2014 Liverpool attempt to sign Adam Lallana for £25m
 Uruguay name their squad for the 2014 World Cup Finals
2016 England name their Euro 2016 finals squad
 Wales name their Euro 2016 finals squad
2017 under 20 England 2 Costa Rica 1 at Jeonju
2018 Frank Lampard appointed manager at Derby County
2019 Rob Green announces his retirement from playing
 Stuart Downing released by Middlesbrough FC

Opposition On This Day
1847 goalkeeper & official Robert Gardner (Scotland) born
1921 Billy Walsh (Ireland) born
& Boleslav Tempowski (France) born in Poland
1972 goalkeeper Antti Niemi (Finland) born
1974 official Alessandro Griselli (Italy) born
1981 Mikael Antonsson (Sweden) born
1985 Sandro Maierhofer (Liechtenstein) born
1987 Dequinha (Brazil) dies
1988 Joe Zerafa (Malta) born
1989 Bas Dost (Netherlands), Marco Reus (Germany)
& Daniel Wass (Demark) born
 

  

England's Record on 31st May
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1 1 1 1.00 0.50 50.0 =0
Away 4 3 0 1 13 5 +8 0 1 3.25 1.25 75.0 +2
Neutral 2 1 0 1 4 4 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
Total 8 5 0 3 19 10 +9 1 2 2.375 1.25 62.5 +2
 

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