Sharon Astill for her encouragement, support and
friendship. Sharon runs
the website that has the most complete coverage of England's national football teams.
Graham Betts, the football
author, for his corrections and encouragement.
Trevor Bond, secretary of
British Sports Writers' Association, for information regarding the Association's awards.
Ulf Brennmo, perhaps Sweden's most prominent supporter of
English football long before Sven-Göran Eriksson's tenure as England coach,, for his friendship, support and enthusiasm, for unselfishly
sharing historical information and for promising Sweden would beat Poland to
secure a Euro 2000 playoff spot for England. Ulf has his own fine websites
national side and to
football in general.
Jose Castro for his friendship and for furnishing much
information on Brazil's national team.
Mohamed S. Chbaro for his friendship and generosity
in sharing his expertise, particularly on football in the Middle East, the topic
of his superb ground-breaking
Richard Clark for his
overwhelming collection of England shirts, which has kept us second-guessing in
the Uniforms for a few years now. Which now makes us the most accurate
website on the net
Kalin Dimitrov for providing information on Bulgaria's
Bob Dooley a huge contributor from Kingston-Upon Thames, U.K., for his help
on our England uniforms pages.
Alan Douglas for sending information on England's match
Roy Fairfax a reader in Australia, for
filling some gaps in our Uniform pages.
David Farrugia, a reader in Balzan, Malta, for
spotting an error on our opposition records page.
Football Association for
allowing us to use their crest, purely for decorative purposes, and for
opening their library to us at their new headquarters at The National
Stadium at Wembley.
Cris Freddi, the noted football journalist, author
and historian, for sharing his knowledge and expertise on many topics.
Luxembourgeoise de Football
for promptly sending information on
the Luxembourg squad even before it appeared on the official Luxembourg website.
for allowing us to use their images.
Norman Giller, prolific football journalist
author, for his generous support, encouragement and help on many matters.
Nikki Hardman, Edgbaston, England,
who describes herself as "the original footie chick," for correcting
the date of death of her great grandfather, Harold Payne Hardman, who won a gold
medal with the British Olympic Games team of 1908 and was later chairman of
Jan van den Heuvel for sharing information on
England's matches with Netherlands.
Hoefsmit for his encouragement, his friendship and his accuracy in keeping
the website fresh
Ambrosius Kutschera, proprietor of the
Fußall in Österreich
website, for his generous help on England's matches with Austria and his
Seamus McCann, a reader from Fermanagh,
Northern Ireland, for his encouragement and
assistance on England's World Cup records and other matters and his friendship.
Donnie Moses, supporter of Milan's
Internazionale and coordinator of its Internet mailing list, for sharing his knowledge of football, for his generous
help and support and for his friendship.
a contributor from Scarborough, for keeping us
abreast with his Referee's information
Mike Payne, the football
historian who is gladly giving up his time and expertise to make our Match
Paul Robinson, a reader from Kanata,
Ontario, Canada, for his help and suggestions on many matters and his
encouragement and friendship.
Belgian Football Association, and particularly Freddy
Hindryckx, for sending
much information on the Belgium team.
Eduard Smit, supporter of
Netherlands, Ajax and
Arsenal, for his friendship, for sharing his
knowledge of football and for his constant technical help and suggestions.
Clive Tyldesley, the ITV
commentator, for continuing to recognise us as the best England website, and for
his continued friendship and knowledge.
Ellesmere Port, U.K., Bradford Park Avenue supporter and match programme
contributor, for correcting our venue listing for the 1909 match against
and without turning this page into a
speech. Many thanks to everyone who we have forgotten to mention, but has
still been important, nonetheless.