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England National Football Team Match No. 786

Netherlands 1 England 1 [1-0]

Wednesday, 13 February 2002

Match Summary and Report


Match Summary

Status: Friendly match.
Venue: Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam, capacity 51,628 seats.
Attendance: 42,000 or 48,500. [some Dutch sources say 43,000]
Goals: Netherlands - Patrick Kluivert, 26th min.
England - Darius Vassell, 61st min.
Cautions: None.
Expulsions: None.
Officials: Referee - Laurent Duhamel, 33 (10-Oct-1968), France, FIFA-listed 1999.
Assistant Referees -
Alain Duteil & Philippe Bombart, France.
Conditions: Kickoff at 8:30 p.m. local time. 7.30 p.m. GMT.
Miscellany: Black armbands are to be worn as a mark of respect to HRH The Princess Margaret, who died at the weekend, 21 August 1930-9 February 2002.




Goal Attempts 5 11
Attempts on Target 2 7
Hit Bar/Post - -
Corner Kicks Won 2 3
Offside Calls Against 1 5
Fouls Conceded 12 11
Time of Possession - -


Netherlands Team


=8th in FIFA ranking of 13 February 2002; 5th in Elo world ranking before this match and 5th after this match.

Colours: Orange shirts, black shorts, orange socks; made by Nike.
Coach: Dick Advocaat, 54, and Willem van Hanegem, 57, appointed joint coaches on 25 January 2002, until Advocaat takes the post on 1 July 2002.
1st match, W 0 - D 1 - L 0 - F 1 - A 1
Captain: Frank de Boer.  Handed to Edgar Davids on his substitution in the 69th minute.

Netherlands Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
1-van der Sar, Edwin 29-Oct-1970 31 G

Fulham FC, England

65 52GA 1995-active
2-Ricksen, Fernando 27-Jul-1976 25 D Rangers FC, Scotland 2 0 2000-active
3-Reiziger, Michael 03-May-1973 28 D FC Barcelona, Spain 52 1 1994-active
4-de Boer, Frank, sub off 69th min. 15-May-1970 31 D

FC Barcelona, Spain

92 11 1990-active
5-van Bronckhorst, Giovanni C. 05-Feb-1975 27 M Arsenal FC, England 26 2 1996-active
6-van Bommel, Mark, sub off 46th min. 22-Apr-1977 24 M PSV Eindhoven 11 4 2000-active
7-de Boer, Ronald, sub off 59th min. 15-May-1970 31 M Rangers FC, Scotland 65 13 1993-active
8-Cocu, Phillip, sub off 46th min. 29-Oct-1970 31 M

FC Barcelona, Spain

59 5 1996-active
9-van Nistelrooij, Rutgerus J.M., sub off 65th min. 01-Jul-1976 25 F Manchester United FC, England 18 8 1998-active
10- Kluivert, Patrick 01-Jul-1976 25 F FC Barcelona, Spain 59 34 1994-active
11-Overmars, Marc, sub off 88th min. 29-Mar-1973 28 M

FC Barcelona, Spain

71 15 1993-active

Netherlands Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
12-Davids, Edgar, sub on 46th min. for van Bommel 13-Mar-1973 28 M

Juventus FC, Italy

45 4 1994-active
17-Boateng, George, sub on 46th min. for Cocu 09-May-1975 26 M Aston Villa FC, England 2 0 2001-active
19-Sikora, Victor, sub on 59th min. for R. de Boer 11-Apr-1978 23 F SBV Vitesse 4 0 2001-active
14-Hasselbaink, Jerrel, sub on 65th min. for van Nistelrooij 27-Mar-1972 29 F

Chelsea FC, England

18 7 1998-active
13-Paauwe, Patrick, sub on 69th min. for F. de Boer 27-Dec-1975 26 M Feyenoord 4 0 2000-active
15-Makaay, Roy, sub on 88th min. for Overmars 09-Mar-1975 26 F RC Deportivo La Coru�a, Spain 16 0 1996-active


van der Sar -
Ricksen, Reiziger, F de Boer (Paauwe), van Bronckhorst -
R de Boer (Sikora), van Bommel (Davids), Cocu (Boateng), Overmars (Makaay) -
van Nistelrooij (Hasselbaink), Kluivert.

Not Used:
16-Sander Westerveld, 18-Mario Melchiot.

England Team


10th in FIFA ranking of 13 February 2002; 7th in Elo world ranking before this match and 7th after this match.

Colours: White shirts with red stripe down left side, navy blue shorts with red stripe down right side, white socks - The "2001" home uniform.
Coach: Sven-G�ran Eriksson, 54, appointed 31 October 2000, took post 12 January 2001, 
11th match,
W 7 - D 3 - L 1 - F 25 - A 9.
Captain: David Beckham, 12th captaincy.

England Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
1-Martyn, A. Nigel, sub off 46th min. 11-Aug-1966 35 G

Leeds United AFC

20 0 1992-2002
2-Neville, Gary A., sub off 77th min. 18-Feb-1975 26 D Manchester United FC 50 0 1995-active
3-Bridge, Wayne M., sub off 46th min. 05-Aug-1980 21 D Southampton FC 1 0 2001-active
4-Gerrard, Steven G., sub off 77th min. 30-May-1980 21 M

Liverpool FC

9 1 2000-active
5-Ferdinand, Rio G., sub off 46th min. 07-Nov-1978 23 D Leeds United AFC 20 0 1997-active
6-Campbell, Sulzeer J., sub off 46th min. 18-Sep-1974 27 D Arsenal FC 43 0 1996-active
7-Beckham, David R.J. 02-May-1975 26 M

Manchester United FC

48 6 1996-active
8-Scholes, Paul, sub off 77th min. 16-Nov-1974 27 M Manchester United FC 41 13 1997-2004
9-Ricketts, Michael B., sub off 46th min. 04-Dec-1978 23 F

Bolton Wanderers FC

1 0 2001
10- Vassell, Darius, sub off 77th min. 13-Jun-1980 21 F Aston Villa FC 1 1 2001-2004
11-Heskey, Emile W.I. 11-Jan-1978 24 F

Liverpool FC

21 3 1999-active

England Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
13-James, David B., sub on 46th min. for Martyn 01-Aug-1970 31 G West Ham United FC 6 0 1997-active
14-Powell, Christopher G.R., sub on 46th min. for Bridge 08-Sep-1969 32 D

Charlton Athletic FC

5 0 2001-2002
15-Southgate, Gareth, sub on 46th min. for Campbell 03-Sep-1970 31 D

Middlesbrough FC

45 1 1995-active
20-Phillips, Kevin M., sub on 46th min. for Ricketts 25-Jul-1973 28 F

Sunderland AFC

8 0 1999-2002
12-Neville, Philip J., sub on 77th min. for G Neville 21-Jan-1977 25 D Manchester United FC 35 0 1996-active
17-Butt, Nicholas, sub on 77th min. for Gerrard 21-Jan-1975 27 M

Manchester United FC

16 0 1997-active
18-Lampard, Frank J., sub on 77th min. for Vassell 21-Jun-1978 23 M Chelsea FC 5 0 1999-active
19-Cole, Joseph J., sub on 77th min. for Scholes 08-Nov-1981 20 M West Ham United FC 2 0 2001-active


Martyn (James) -
G Neville (P Neville), Ferdinand, Campbell (Southgate), Bridge (Powell) -
Beckham, Gerrard (Butt), Scholes (Cole) -
Vassell (Lampard), Ricketts (Phillips), Heskey.

Not Used:
21-Richard Wright.

Match Report




Source Notes


Marcel Hoefsmit, Dutch Historian