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Tournoi de France - Final Placings

Team P W D L F A GD Pts
England 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 6
Brazil 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 5
France 3 0 2 1 3 4 -1 2
Italy 3 0 2 1 5 7 -2 2

 

Tournoi de France - Matches

 
1 3 June 1997 - France 1 Brazil 1 [0-1]
Stade de Gerland, Lyon (30,000)
Keller
Roberto Carlos
 
2 4 June 1997 - Italy 0 England 2 [0-2]
Stade de La Beaujoire, Nantes  (25,000)
Wright, Scholes NW
3 7 June 1997 - France 0 England 1 [0-0]
Stade de La Mosson, Montpellier (25,000)
Shearer AW
4 8 June 1997 - Italy 3 Brazil 3 [2-1]
Stade de Gerland, Lyon (30,000)
Del Piero (2 (1 pen)), Aldair OG
Lombardo, Ronaldo, Romàrio
 
5 10 June 1997 - England 0 Brazil 1 [0-0]
Parc des Princes, Paris (33,000)
Romàrio NL
6 11 June 1997 - France 2 Italy 2 [1-0]
Parc des Princes, Paris (30,000)
Zidané, Djorkæff
Casiraghi, Del Piero (pen)
 

Notes

This tournament served as a trial run for the host nation and participating teams a year ahead of the World Cup 1998 finals. For the first time England won a football tournament played outside the United Kingdom.




 

England Squad for the Le Tournoi
No. Name Age Pos Club Starts Subs Total Goals Capts
1. Seaman, David A.   G Arsenal FC          
2. Neville, Gary A.   D Manchester United FC          
3. Pearce, Stuart   D Nottingham Forest FC          
4. Ince, Paul E.C. M Internazionale Milano FC, Italy          
5. Southgate, Gareth   D Aston Villa FC          
6. Le Saux, Graeme P.   D Blackburn Rovers FC          
7. Beckham, David R.J.   M Manchester United FC          
8. Gascoigne, Paul J.   M Rangers FC, Scotland          
9. Shearer, Alan   F Newcastle United FC          
10. Sheringham, Edward P.   F Tottenham Hotspur FC          
11. Lee, Robert   M Newcastle United FC          
12. Campbell, Sulzeer J.   D Tottenham Hotspur FC          
13. Flowers, Timothy D.   G Blackburn Rovers FC          
14. Neville, Philip J.   D Manchester United FC          
15. Keown, Martin R.   D Arsenal FC          
16. Scales, John   D Tottenham Hotspur FC          
17. Batty, David   M Newcastle United FC          
18. Clark, Lee   D Newcastle United FC          
19. Scholes, Paul   M Manchester United FC          
20. Wright, Ian E.   F Arsenal FC          
21. Cole, Andrew   F Manchester United FC          
22. Martyn, A. Nigel   G Leeds United AFC          
McManaman, Steve   M Liverpool FC          
Butt, Nicholas   M Manchester United FC          

Notes

Sources

Agence France Presse reports
Associated Press reports
France 98 World Cup Official Site
Harris, Harry, Hoddle’s England: The Road to France, pp. 197-206
(Harper Collins, London, 1998)
L'Equipe de France de Football depuis 1904 website [Jean-Michel Cazal - Michel Oreggia]
London Daily Mail reports
London Daily Telegraph and London Sunday Telegraph reports
London Times and London Sunday Times reports
Press Association reports
Reuters reports
World Soccer, July, 1997, p. 52
World Soccer, August, 1997, pp. 14-15, 54-55

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