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16th October

England on
17th October

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England On This Day
1851 Reginald Welch born in Richmond
1864
George Haworth born in Accrington
1894 Syd Puddefoot born in Limehouse



1929
Arthur Henfrey dies in Finedon aged 61



1914
Ernie Scattergood signs for Bradford City AFC
1919
Billy McLeod signs for Notts County FC for £1250
 
Billy Kirton signs for Aston Villa FC for £400
1929
Ray Westwood signs for Brierley Hill Alliance FC
1931 Jimmy Dunne scores only the third (maybe 4th) direct free-kick against England

 
Home International Championship
178 Saturday, 17 October 1931 - Ireland 2 England 6 [1-3]
Windsor Park, Belfast
(40,000)
Dunne, Kelly
Smith, Waring (2), Hine, Houghton (2)
AW

   
1932 England's only visit to Blackpool

Home International Championship  
182 Monday, 17 October 1932 - England 1 Ireland 0 [1-0]
Bloomfield Road, Blackpool
(25,000)
Barclay HW

1934 Johnny Haynes born in Kentish Town
Frank Blunstone born in Crewe


1935
Sam Cowan signs for Bradford City AFC for £2000
1936 England's fifth match in a row without a victory
George Brown appointed as Darlington FC player-manager

Home International Championship  
205 Saturday, 17 October 1936 - Wales 2 England 1 [0-1]
Ninian Park, Cardiff
(44,729)
Morris, Glover
Bastin
AL


1945
Harry Davis dies in Sheffield aged 65




1957
Bert Hall dies in Kidderminster aged 75 years
1938 England & Wales teams chosen to play each other
1945
Joe Hulme appointed assistant at Tottenham Hotspur
 
Cliff Britton managerial position at Burnley FC in effect
1955
practice England 4 England B 1 at Broughton Park
        amateur Luton Town 2 Great Britain 1
1956
under 23 England 0 France 0 at Ashton Gate
1959 Billy Wright misses his first match in eight years

Home International Championship  
335 Saturday, 17 October 1959 - Wales 1 England 1 [0-1]
Ninian Park, Cardiff (60,000)
Moore
Greaves
AD

1968 Graeme Le Saux born in St. Helier  
1973 England score their first penalty goal for nearly 2½ years

World Cup Preliminary match
476 Wednesday, 17 October 1973 -
England 1
Poland 1 [0-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley (100,000)
Clarke (pen)
Domarski
HD

  1977 The FA express an interest to host Euro '80
1979 Jimmy Nicholl's own goal is England's first for over 6 years
UEFA Group 1 Republic of Ireland 3 Bulgaria 0
Mike Summerbee resigns as Stockport County FC manager

European Championship Preliminary match  
535 Wednesday, 17 October 1979 -
Northern Ireland 1 England 5 [0-2]
Windsor Park, Belfast (17,755/25,000)
Moreland (pen)
T.Francis (2), Woodcock (2), J.Nicholl OG
AW

  1980 Peter Osgood marries Philippa Cooke-Smith
1981
under 20 England 0 Romania 1 in Adelaide
1984 England keep a clean sheet against Fins for first time since 1966

World Cup Preliminary match
594 Wednesday, 17 October 1984 -
England 5 Finland 0 [2-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (47,234)
Hateley (2), Woodcock, Robson, Sansom HW

  1986 Matt Le Tissier signs pro forms with Southampton FC
1990 Lineker converts England's 70th penalty kick
UEFA Group 7 Republic of Ireland 5 Turkey 0

European Championship Preliminary match
666 Wednesday, 17 October 1990 -
England 2 Poland 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (77,040)
Lineker (pen), Beardsley HW

  1995 England drop to 22nd in the rankings
1996 Michael Ball signs pro forms with Everton FC
1997
England remain seventh in the rankings
2001
England remain ninth in rankings
2002 Glen Johnson joins Millwall FC on loan
2007 England concede their first penalty goal in over 3 years
UEFA Group E FYR Macedonia 3 Andorra 0
under 19 England 3 Belgium 1 at Oakwell

European Championship Preliminary match

 
858 Wednesday, 17 October 2007 -
Russia 2 England 1 [0-1]
Olimpiyskiy Kompleks Luzhniki Stadion, Moskva (84,700)
Pavlyuchenko (2 (1 pen))
Rooney
AL

   
2012 rescheduled match from the previous evening

World Cup Preliminary match  
914 Wednesday, 17 October 2012 -
Poland 1 England 1 [0-1]
Stadion Narodowy, Warszawa (43,000)
Glik
Rooney
AD

  2013 England up to tenth in rankings
 England to play Germany & Chile next month

Opposition On This Day
1868 Jimmy Cowan (Scotland)
1921 Dion Örnvold (Denmark) born
1924 Giacomo Mari (Italy) born
1925 Len Graham (Northern Ireland) born
1963 goalkeeper Sergio Goycochea (Argentina) born
1972 Nicolas Funck (Luxembourg) born
1976 official Guido Kleve (Germany) born in Nordhorn
1977 goalkeeper David Aouate (Israel) born
1979 official Marco Achmüller (Germany) born
1992 Adam Marušić (Montenegro) born in Belgrade
1993 Kenneth Omeruo (Nigeria) born











2007
Rabah Saādane (Algeria manager) appointed

   

England's Record on 17th October
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 4 3 1 0 9 1 +8 0 3 2.25 0.25 87.5 +3
Away 6 2 2 2 15 9 +6 0 0 2.50 1.50 50.0 +0
Total 10 5 3 2 24 10 +14 0 3 2.40 1.00 65.0 +3
 

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