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Saturday, 23 May 1998
A Green Flag International Friendly Match

England 0 Saudi Arabia 0 [1-0]
 

 

Match Summary
England Squad
Saudi Arabia Squad

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, Brent, Greater London
Attendance:
63,733;
Kick-off: 3.00pm BST
Live on Sky Sports (UK) - Commentator: Martin Tyler

 
Saudi Arabia - Sayeed Al-Owairan, Mohammed Al-Jahani.
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials from Netherlands

England

Type

Saudi Arabia

Referee (-) - Dick Z.G. Jol
42 (29 March 1956), x, FIFA listed 1993.

Assistant Referees - G.J. Hubers and J.H. Vuurman.

Reserve Official - H.H.B. van Beek
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Teams presented to Sir Bobby Charlton C.B.E, ex-England legend
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England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (20 May 1998) 5th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 5th to 6th
Colours: The 1997 Umbro home uniform - White shadow pinstriped collared jersey with navy buttoned-collar, navy/red side panels, navy shorts with red/white lower side panel, white socks with navy tops and two red hoops.
Capt: Alan Shearer, tenth captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 40 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
18th match, W 12 - D 3 - L 3 - F 28 - A 7.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David A. 34 19 September 1963 G Arsenal FC 40 18 GA
2 Neville, Gary A. 23 18 February 1975 RB Manchester United FC 26 0
3 Hinchcliffe, Andrew G., off 74th min. 29 5 February 1969 LB Sheffield Wednesday FC 6 0
4 Batty, David 29 2 December 1968 M Newcastle United FC 31 0
5 Adams, Tony A. 31 10 October 1966 CD Arsenal FC 51 4
6 Southgate, Gareth 27 3 September 1970 CD Aston Villa FC 24 0
7 Beckham, David R.J., off 60th min. 23 2 May 1975 RM Manchester United FC 14 0
8 Anderton, Darren R. 26 3 March 1972 M Tottenham Hotspur FC 17 5
9 Shearer, Alan, off 74th min. 27 13 August 1970 F Newcastle United FC 39 18
10 Sheringham, Edward P., off 60th min. 32 2 April 1966 F Manchester United FC 33 9
11 Scholes, Paul 23 16 November 1974 M Manchester United FC 7 3
England Substitutes
15 Gascoigne, Paul J., on 60th min. for Beckham 30 27 May 1967 M Middlesbrough FC 55 10
17 Wright, Ian E., on 60th min. for Sheringham 34 3 November 1963 F Arsenal FC 30 9
14 Neville, Philip J., on 74th min. for Hinchcliffe 21 21 January 1977 D Manchester United FC 11 0
18 Ferdinand, Leslie, on 74th min. for Shearer 33 8 December 1966 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 15 5

unused substitutes:

12-Sol Campbell, 13-Tim Flowers, 16-Paul Merson.
 
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Averages:

Age 27.6 Appearances/Goals - -

 

Saudi Arabia Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (20 May 1998) 34th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 45th to 43rd
Colours: Made by Shammel - Green collared jerseys with white collar/cuffs and white triangular trim on right side/both sleeves, white shorts with green triangular trim on left side, green socks.
Capt: Fuad Amin Manager: Carlos Alberto Gomes Parreira, 55 (27 February 1943 in Brazil), appointed in 1998.
Saudi Arabia Lineup
1 Al-Daeyea, Mohammed A. 25 2 August 1972 G Al-Tae 98 GA
2 Al-Jahani, Mohammed S. 23 28 September 1974 D Al-Ahli - -
3 Al-Khilaiwi, Mohammed S. 26 1 September 1971 D Al-Ittihad 92 0
4 Zubromawi, Abdullah S. 24 15 November 1973 D Al-Ahli 63 0
13 Solaimani, Hussain A. 21 21 January 1977 D Al-Ahli - -
6 Amin, Fuad A., off 78th min. 25 13 October 1972 M Al-Shabab - -
7 Al-Shahrani, Ibrahim S. 23 21 July 1974 M Al-Ahli - -
16 Al-Owairan, Khamis 24 8 September 1973 M Al-Hilal - -
9 Al-Jaber, Sami A. 25 11 December 1972 M Al-Ahli 99 24
10 Al-Owairan, Sayeed, off 78th min. 30 19 August 1967 F Al-Shabab - -
14 Al-Muwalid, Khalid Mass'Ad 26 23 November 1971 M Al-Ahli - -
Saudi Arabia Substitutes
19 Al-Dossary, Obeid S., on 78th min. for Amin 22 2 October 1975 F Al-Wehda - -
26 Al-Temyat, Nawaf, on 78th min. for S. Al-Owairan 21 28 June 1976 M Al-Hilal - -

unused substitutes:

5-Ahmed J. Madani, 15-Youssef M. Al-Thynian, 20-Hamzah Saleh, 21-Hussein J. Al-Sadiq, 23-Ahmed D. Al-Dossary.

team notes:

Coach Carlos Alberto Parreira, a record holder by becoming the first manager to coach three different countries against England, having coached Kuwait during the 1982 World Cup Finals against England, Saudi Arabia against England in November 1988 and Brazil in May 1992 and June 1993. This is hIs fifth match, and he is yet to win, but has drawn four matches.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

 

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Original newspaper reports
Official match teamsheet
Glen Isherwood's Wembley: The Complete Record
News of the World Football Annual 1998-99
SaudiArabianSoccer
Planet World Cup
Rothman's Yearbooks
F.A. Yearbook
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