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David Platt

Aston Villa FC, AS Bari, Juventus FC, UC Sampdoria, Arsenal FC

62 appearances, 27 goals

P 62 W 29 D 25 L 8 F 94: A 45
*(actual F x: A x)
67% successful

1989-96

disciplined: 1
captaincies:
19
minutes played:
4846

Profile

Full name David Andrew Platt (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 10 June 1966 in Chadderton, Lancashire [registered in Oldham, June 1966].
Married to Rachel [not registered in UK].
Height/Weight x' x", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Began his professional career with Aston Villa.... signed for Bari in 1991, His move to Juventus was finalised on 8 June 1992. On 14 July 1993, he signed with Sampdoria.
Club honours x
Individual honours PFA Player of the Year 1989-90; PFA Division One Team of the Year 1989-90;
Distinctions x

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number 1019th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 651, 15 November 1989, England 0 Italy 0, a friendly match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, substitute (78), aged 23 years 158 days.
Last match No. 726, 26 June 1996, Germany 1 England 1, a European Championship Finals semi-final match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 30 years 16 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1990; European Championship Finals 1992, 1996;
Team honours World Cup fourth place 1990; European Championship semi-finalist 1996;
Tournoi Espoirs de Toulon (U21) runners-up 1988; England Challenge Cup winners 1991;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

David Platt - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 62 29 55 7 1 4846 27 179 min 12 19 1
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

David Platt - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 33 18 13 2 56 20 +26 6 19 1.697 0.606 74.2 +16
Away 19 8 7 4 29 17 +12 4 7 1.526 0.895 60.5 +4
Neutral 10 3 5 2 9 8 +1 3 5 0.90 0.80 55.0 +1
All 62 29 25 8 94 45 +49 13 31 1.516 0.726 66.9 +21

 

David Platt - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 48 23 20 5 69 31 +38 10 27 1.438 0.646 68.8 +18
Red 9 4 3 2 20 10 +10 1 3 2.222 1.111 61.1 +2
Sky Blue 3 1 1 1 3 3 =0 1 1 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
Indigo Blue 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 1 0 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1
All 62 29 25 8 94 45 +49 13 31 1.516 0.726 66.9 +21

 

David Platt - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

10 5 3 2 26 9 +17 2 4 2.60 0.90 65.0 +3
WCF 6 3 2 1 7 5 +2 1 3 1.167 0.833 66.7 +1
World Cup 16 8 5 3 33 14 +19 3 7 2.063 0.875 65.6 +5

ECP

6 3 3 0 7 3 +4 0 3 1.167 0.50 75.0 +3
ECF 7 1 5 1 7 5 +2 3 3 1.00 0.714 50.0 =0
European Championship 13 4 8 1 14 8 +6 3 6 1.077 0.615 61.5 +3
Minor Competition 7 2 3 2 13 13 =0 0 0 1.857 1.857 50.0 =0
Friendly 26 15 9 2 34 10 +24 7 18 1.307 0.385 75.0 +13
All 62 29 25 8 94 45 +49 13 31 1.516 0.726 66.9 +21

 

David Platt - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1992-94 10 5 3 2 26 9 +17 2 4 2.60 0.90 65.0 +3
WCP All 10 5 3 2 26 9 +17 2 4 2.60 0.90 65.0 +3
World Cup Finals Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1990 6 3 2 1 7 5 +2 1 3 1.167 0.833 66.7 +1
WCF All 6 3 2 1 7 5 +2 1 3 1.167 0.833 66.7 +1
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1988-90 6 3 2 1 7 5 +2 1 3 1.167 0.833 66.7 +1
WC 1992-94 10 5 3 2 26 9 +17 2 4 2.60 0.90 65.0 +3
WC All 16 8 5 3 33 14 +19 3 7 2.063 0.875 65.6 +5
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 1990-92 6 3 3 0 7 3 +4 0 3 1.167 0.50 75.0 +3
ECP All 6 3 3 0 7 3 +4 0 3 1.167 0.50 75.0 +3
European Championship Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 1992 3 0 2 1 1 2 -1 2 2 0.333 0.667 33.3 -1
ECF 1996 4 1 3 0 6 3 +3 1 1 1.50 0.75 62.5 +1
ECF All 7 1 5 1 7 5 +2 3 3 1.00 0.714 50.0 =0
European Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 1990-92 9 3 5 1 8 5 +3 2 5 0.889 0.556 61.1 +2
EC 1994-96 4 1 3 0 6 3 +3 1 1 1.50 0.75 62.5 +1
EC All 13 4 8 1 14 8 +6 3 6 1.077 0.615 61.5 +3
Minor Tournament and Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
England Challenge 1991 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1
US Cup 1993 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 0 0 1.00 1.50 25.0 -1
Umbro Cup 1995 3 1 1 1 6 7 -1 0 0 2.00 2.333 50.0 =0
T/C All 7 2 3 2 13 13 =0 0 0 1.857 1.857 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 16 8 5 3 33 14 +19 3 7 2.063 0.875 65.6 +5
EC 13 4 8 1 14 8 +6 3 6 1.077 0.615 61.5 +3
TC 7 2 3 2 13 13 =0 0 0 1.857 1.857 50.0 =0
All 36 14 16 6 60 35 +25 6 13 1.667 0.972 61.1 +8

 

David Platt - Match History
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 22 full caps

Coach: Bobby Robson - 11 full capsx

Age 22
- b 16 May 1989 - Switzerland B 0  England B 2, Winterthur tour AW Start ?
- b 19 May 1989 - Iceland B 0  England B 2, Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík AW Start ?
- b 22 May 1989 - Norway B 0  England B 1, Stavanger AW sub 76 ?
Age 23
1 651 15 November 1989 - England 0 Italy 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD sub 78 15
0-0 when substituting
2 652 13 December 1989 - England 2 Yugoslavia 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW sub 67 12
1-1 when substituting
3 653 28 March 1990 - England 1 Brazil 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 7
- 654 25 April 1990 - England 4 Czechoslovakia 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 17
4 655 15 May 1990 - England 1 Denmark 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW sub 76 15
1-0 when substituting
- 656 22 May 1990 - England 1 Uruguay 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL squad member
5 657 2 June 1990 - Tunisia 1 England 1, Stade Olympique El Menzah, Tunis Fr AD sub 80 ?
1-0 when substituting
Age 24
- 658 11 June 1990 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1, Stadio Comunale Sant'Elia, Casteddu WCF ND unused sub 17
6 659 16 June 1990 - Netherlands 0 England 0, Stadio Comunale Sant'Elia, Casteddu ND sub 64
0-0 when subbing
7 660 21 June 1990 - England 1 Egypt 0, Stadio Comunale Sant'Elia, Casteddu NW sub 86
1-0 when subbing
8 661 26 June 1990 - England 1 Belgium 0, Stadio Renato Dall' Ara, Bologna NW sub 78
119
0-0 when subbing
9 662 1 July 1990 - Cameroon 2 England 3, Stadio San Paolo, Napoli NW Start 26
10 663 4 July 1990 - West Germany 1 England 1, Stadio delle Alpi, Torino ND Start
shoot-out scored
11 664 7 July 1990 - Italy 2 England 1, Stadio San Nicola, Bari AL Start 82
 

Coach: Graham Taylor - 34 full caps, seven captainciesx

12 665 12 September 1990 - England 1 Hungary 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 7
13 666 17 October 1990 - England 2 Poland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 7
14 667 14 November 1990 - Republic of Ireland 1 England 1, Lansdowne Road, Dublin ECP AD Start 67 7
15 669 27 March 1991 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HD Start 8
16 670 1 May 1991 - Turkey 0 England 1, Atatürk Stadyumu, İzmir ECP AW Start 7
17 671 21 May 1991 - England 3 USSR 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley TC HW Start
4 89
7
18 672 25 May 1991 - England 2 Argentina 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HD Start 50 7
19 673 1 June 1991 - Australia 0 England 1, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney tour AW Start 7
20 674 3 June 1991 - New Zealand 0 England 1, Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland AW Start 7
Age 25
21 675 8 June 1991 - New Zealand 0 England 2, Athletic Park, Wellington tour AW Start 7
22 676 12 June 1991 - Malaysia 2 England 4, Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur AW Start 7
 Club: A.S Bari - 7 full caps  
23 677 11 September 1991 - England 0 Germany 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 7
24 678 16 October 1991 - England 1 Turkey 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 8
25 679 13 November 1991 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Lecha, Poznań ECP AD Start 7
26 681 25 March 1992 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 2, Stadion Evzena Rošického, Praha Fr AD Start 7
27 682 29 April 1992 - CIS 2 England 2, Central V.I. Lenin Stadium, Moskva Fr AD Start 7
28 684 17 May 1992 - England 1 Brazil 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 55 9
29 685 3 June 1992 - Finland 1 England 2, Olympiastadion, Helsinki Fr AW Start 45, 62 7
 Club: Juventus F.C. - 13 full caps  
Age 26
30 686 11 June 1992 - Denmark 0 England 0, Malmö Stadion, Malmöt ECF ND Start 7
31 687 14 June 1992 - France 0 England 0, Malmö Stadion, Malmöt ND Start
32 688 17 June 1992 - Sweden 2 England 1, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna AL Start 3
33 689 9 September 1992 - Spain 1 England 0, Estadio El Sardinero, Santander Fr AL Start 8
34 690 14 October 1992 - England 1 Norway 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HD Start 7
35 691 18 November 1992 - England 4 Turkey 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 7
36 692 17 February 1993 - England 6 San Marino 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Captain
13,24,67,83
88
7
37 693 31 March 1993 - Turkey 0 England 2, Atatürk Stadyumu, İzmir WCP AW Capt 6 7
38 694 28 April 1993 - England 2 Netherlands 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HD Capt 24 7
39 695 29 May 1993 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Slaski, Chorzów WCP AD Captain 7
40 696 2 June 1993 - Norway 2 England 0, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo AL Captain 7
- 697 9 June 1993 - USA 2 England 0, Foxboro Stadium, Foxboro TC AL unused sub 7
Age 27
41 698 13 June 1993 - England 1 Brazil 1, RFK Stadium, Washington TC ND sub ht 46 7
0-0 when subbing
42 699 19 June 1993 - Germany 2 England 1, Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac NL Capt
 Club: Sampdoria F.C. - 13 full caps  
43 700 8 September 1993 - England 3 Poland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 7
44 701 13 October 1993 - Netherlands 2 England 0, Stadion Feijenoord, Rotterdam WCP AL Captain 7
45 702 17 November 1993 - San Marino 1 England 7, Stadio Renato Dall'Ara, Bologna WCP AW Start 7
 

Coach: Terry Venables - 17 full caps, twelve captainciesx

46 703 9 March 1994 - England 1 Denmark 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Capt 17 7
47 704 17 May 1994 - England 5 Greece 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Captain
45 55
7
48 705 22 May 1994 - England 0 Norway 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Captain 7
Age 28
49 706 7 September 1994 - England 2 USA 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Captain 7
50 708 16 November 1994 - England 1 Nigeria 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Capt 17 7
51 709 15 February 1995 - Republic of Ireland vs. England, Lansdowne Road, Dublin - abandoned after 27 minutes. Fr AabD Captain 27 7
52 710 29 March 1995 - England 0 Uruguay 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Captain 7
53 711 3 June 1995 - England 2 Japan 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley TC HW Capt 87 7
54 712 8 June 1995 - England 3 Sweden 3, Elland Road, Leeds HD Capt 89
Age 29
55 713 11 June 1995 - England 1 Brazil 3, Wembley Stadium, Wembley TC HL Captain 7
 Club: Arsenal F.C. - 7 full caps  
56 718 27 March 1996 - England 1 Bulgaria 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW sub 77 15
1-0 when substituting
57 719 24 April 1996 - England 0 Croatia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Captain 7
58 720 18 May 1996 - England 3 Hungary 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Capt 17 off 65 7
- 721 23 May 1996 - PR China 0 England 3, Workers' Stadium, Beijing Fr AW squad/unused ?
59 722 8 June 1996 - England 1 Switzerland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECF HD sub 77 7
1-0 when subbing
Age 30
- 723 15 June 1996 - Scotland 0 England 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECF HW unused sub 7
60 724 18 June 1996 - Netherlands 1 England 4, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW sub 68
0-4 when subbing
61 725 22 June 1996 - Spain 0 England 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HD Start
shootout scored
62 726 26 June 1996 - Germany 1 England 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW Start
shootout scored
 

Coach: Glenn Hoddle - 0 full capsx

- 728 9 October 1996 - England 2 Poland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW unused sub 15
- 729 9 November 1996 - Georgia 0 England 2, Boris Paichadze National Stadium, Tbilisi WCP AW unused sub 15

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