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7th October

England on
8th October

9th October
England On This Day

1880
Harry Maskrey born in Dronfield

1882 Herbert Morley born in Rotherham
1888 Jack Harrow born in Beddington



1927
Arnold Smith dies in Boxworth aged 77
1928 Alf Underwood dies in Stoke-on-Trent aged 59




1934
Gerry Hitchens born in Rawnsley

1936
Peter Swan born in South Elmsall

1853 Frank Heron baptised in Uxbridge



1915
Bill Ashurst's daughter, Edith, born
1923
charity shield Professionals 2 Amateurs 0 in Penge
 then England teams chosen to face Ireland & Belgium
1927
Bobby Gurney breaks his left leg in a reserve match

1930
Bill Dean in court charged with dangerous driving
1932
George Mills' son, John, born
 
Tom Bromilow appointed as a manager of Burnley FC

1935
England team chosen to face Ireland

1938
Home Championship Ireland 0 Scotland 2
1949 England team chosen to face Wales
1951 Wales team chosen to face England
1955
Home Championship Northern Ireland 2 Scotland 1
1956
Olympic trial Luton Town FC 2 Great Britain 3
1958 representative FA XI 1 RAF 4 in Ashton Gate
1960 England win in Belfast for first time in six years

 
Home International Championship
342 Saturday, 8 October 1960 -
Northern Ireland 2 England 5 [1-2]
Windsor Park, Belfast
(60,000)
McAdams (2)
R.Smith, Greaves (2), Douglas, R.Charlton
AW





1988
Jackie Milburn dies in Ashington aged 64
1961 UEFA Group 6 Luxembourg 4 Portugal 2
1964
Mexico to host the 1970 World Cup Finals
1969 amateur cup England 1 France 2 in Enfield
1981 under 20 England 1 Australia 1 in Sydney

1989
UEFA Group 2 Sweden 3 Albania 1
1996 under 21 England 0 Poland 0 at Molineux
1999 under 21 England 4 Denmark 1 in Bradford
2004
under 21 England 2 Wales 0 at Ewood Park
2005 David Beckham becomes the first player to be sent off twice
UEFA Group 6 Northern Ireland 2 Wales 3

World Cup Preliminary match  
832 Saturday, 8 October 2005 - England 1 Austria 0 [1-0]
Old Trafford, Manchester (64,822)
Lampard (pen) HW

David Beckham


  2008 under 19 England 3 Albania 0 in Coleraine
 England are up to fourteenth in the rankings
2010
UEFA Group G Wales 0 Bulgaria 1
 & Montenegro 1 Switzerland 0
        under 21 England 2 Romania 1 in Carrow Road
        under 19 England 6 Albania 1 in Visé
2015
under 19 England 2 FYR Macedonia 0 in Skopje
2016 Southgate becomes the ninth successive manager to win their first game
UEFA Group F Scotland 1 Lithuania 1 & Slovenia 1 Slovakia 0

World Cup Preliminary match
961 Saturday, 8 October 2016 - England 2 Malta 0 [2-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley
(81,781)
Sturridge, Alli HW

   
2017 Kane becomes the first captain to score in his first four matches
UEFA Group F Slovenia 2 Scotland 2 & Slovakia 3 Malta 0

World Cup Preliminary match
972 Sunday, 8 October 2017 - Lithuania 0 England 1 [0-1]
LFF stadionas, Vilnius (5,400)
Kane (pen) AW

  2018 John Terry announces his retirement from playing
2020 England score their 250th goal against Wales

Friendly match
1004 Thursday, 8 October 2020 - England 3 Wales 0 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (bcd)
Calvert-Lewin, Coady, Ings HW


Opposition On This Day
1905 André Rollet (France) born
1906 Hans Stubb (Germany) born
1910 Charles Napier (Scotland) born
1918 Frederic Chaves (Belgium) born
1920 René Thirifays (Belgium) born
1922 Nils Liedholm (Sweden) born
1923 Rune Emanuelsson (Sweden) born
1929 Didi (Brazil) born
1930 goalkeeper Billy Brown (Scotland) born
1963 official Stephane Cuhat (Switzerland) born
1968 Zvonimir Boban (Croatia) born
1973 official Alberto Undiano Mallenco (Spain) born
1975 Philippe Felgen (Luxembourg) born
1976 Roland Kollman (Austria) born
1980 Kasper Bøgelund (Denmark) born
1983 Rəşad Sadıqov (Azerbaijan) born
1990 Vytautas Andriuškevičius (Lithuania)
& Felipe Gutiérrez (Chile) born
1996 Michael Battistini (San Marino) born
1997 Steven Bergwijn (Netherlands) born
& Sabará (Brazil) dies

1906
Ferdinand Fabra (Finland manager) born in Prussia

  

England's Record on 8th October
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 3 0 0 6 0 +6 0 3 2.00 0.00 100.0 +3
Away 2 2 0 0 6 2 +4 0 1 3.00 1.00 100.0 +2
Total 5 5 0 0 12 2 +10 0 4 2.40 0.40 100.0 +5
 

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