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Match No. 802 vs. South Africa Match No. 804 vs. Slovakia Match Results

England National Football Team Match No. 803

England 2 Serbia and Montenegro 1 [1-1]

Tuesday, 3 June 2003

Match Summary and Report

Match Summary and Report Team Records England Pre-Match Serbia Pre-Match


Match Summary

Status: Friendly match.
Venue: The Walkers Stadium, Leicester, capacity 32,500.
Attendance: 30,900.
Goals: England - Steven Gerrard, 35th min.
Serbia & Montenegro - Nenad Jestrovi
ć, 45th min.
England - Joe Cole, 82nd min.
Cautions: Serbia & Montenegro - Nemanja Vidić, 81st min., unsporting behaviour Njegus give the ball to Cole, who is hacked down by Didic.
Expulsions: None.
Officials: Referee - Paul Allaerts, 38 (09-Jul-1964), Belgium, FIFA-listed 2000.
Assistant referees - Danny Vanderhoven, 41(10-Sep-1961), and Rombout Hennissen, 41 (12-Sep-1961), Belgium.
Fourth Official - Neale Barry, England;
Conditions: Kick off 8:00 p.m. BST.
Miscellany: -



Serbia & Montenegro

Goal Attempts - -
Attempts on Target - -
Hit Bar/Post - -
Corner Kicks Won - -
Offside Calls Against - -
Fouls Conceded - -
Time of Possession - -


England Team

Ranking: 7th in FIFA ranking of 21 May 2003; 6th in Elo world ranking before this match and 6th after this match.
Colours: White shirts with red trim, navy blue shorts, white socks.  The 2003 "home" uniform.
Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson, 55, appointed 31 October 2000, took post 12 January 2001, 
28th match, W 15 - D 9 - L 4 - F 53 - A 26.
Captain: Michael Owen, 5th captaincy.  Handed to Emile Heskey when Owen was substituted, then to Phil Neville when Heskey was substituted, then Jamie Carragher when Neville was substituted.

England Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
1-James, David B. 01-Aug-1970 32 G

West Ham United FC

15 0 1997-active
2-Mills, Daniel J., sub off 61st min. 18-May-1977 26 D Leeds United AFC 16 0 2001-2004
3-Cole, Ashley, sub off 46th min. 20-Dec-1980 22 D

Arsenal FC

18 0 2001-active
4- Gerrard, Steven G., sub off 46th min. 30-May-1980 23 M Liverpool FC 17 3 2000-active
5-Upson, Matthew J., sub off 84th min. 18-Apr-1979 24 D

Birmingham City FC

2 0 2003-active
6-Southgate, Gareth, sub off 46th min. 03-Sep-1970 32 D Middlesbrough FC 54 2 1995-2003
7-Lampard, Frank J., sub off 61st min. 20-Jun-1978 24 M Chelsea FC 10 0 1999-active
8-Scholes, Paul, sub off 46th min. 16-Nov-1974 29 M Manchester United FC 56 13 1997-2004
9-Heskey, Emile W.I., sub off 61st min. 11-Jan-1978 25 F Liverpool FC 34 5 1999-active
10-Owen, Michael J., sub off 46th min. 14-Dec-1979 23 F

Liverpool FC

49 20 1998-active
11-Neville, Philip J., sub off 87th min. 21-Jan-1977 26 M

Manchester United FC

39 0 1996-active

England Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
16-Terry, John G., sub on 46th min. for Southgate 07-Dec-1980 22 D Chelsea FC 1 0 2003-active
12-Bridge, Wayne M., sub on 46th min. for A Cole. 05-Aug-1980 22 D

Southampton FC

12 0 2002-active
17-Jenas, Jermaine A., sub on 46th min. for Scholes 18-Feb-1983 20 M

Newcastle United FC

3 0 2003-active
18-Hargreaves, Owen L., sub on 46th min. for Gerrard 20-Jan-1981 22 M FC Bayern München AG, Germany 12 0 2001-active
21-Rooney, Wayne M., sub on 46th min. for Owen 24-Oct-1985 17 F Everton FC 4 0 2003-active
14-Carragher, James L.D., sub on 61st min. for Mills 28-Jan-1978 25 D Liverpool FC 9 0 1999-2007
19- Cole, Joseph J., sub on 61st min. for Lampard 08-Nov-1981 21 M West Ham United FC 10 1 2001-active
20-Vassell, Darius, sub on 61st min. for Heskey 13-Jun-1980 22 F Aston Villa FC 13 4 2002-2004
15-Barry, Gareth, sub on 84th min. for Upson 23-Feb-1981 22 D Aston Villa FC 8 0 2000-active
23-Beattie, James S., sub on 87th min. for Neville 27-Feb-1978 25 F

Southampton FC

2 0 2003


James -
Mills (Carragher), Southgate (Terry), Upson (Barry), A Cole (Bridge) -
Gerrard (Hargreaves), Neville (Beattie), Lampard (J Cole) -
Scholes (Jenas) -
Owen (Rooney), Heskey (Vassell).

Not Used:
13-Paul Robinson, 22-Ian Walker.

Serbia & Montenegro Team

Ranking: 27th in FIFA ranking of 21 May 2003; 26th in Elo world ranking before this match and 28th after this match.
Colours: Blue shirts with white piping, white shorts, red socks; made by Lotto.
Coach: Dejan Savićević, 36, appointed coach 8 May 2001 as part of a 3-man panel, taking the solitary position in December 2001.
Captain: Zoran Mirković.

Serbia & Montenegro Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
1-Jevrić, Dragoslav, sub off 67th min. 08-Jul-1974 28 G SBV Vitesse, Netherlands 15 0 2002-active
2-Mirković, Zoran, sub off 46th min. 21-Sep-1971 31 D Fenerbahçe SK, Turkey 57 0 1995-active
3-Dmitrović, Boban, sub off 46th min 04-Feb-1972 31 D SK Puntigamer Sturm Graz, Austria 12 0 2001-active
4-Vidić, Nemanja, sub off 82nd min. 21-Oct-1981 21 D FK Crevna zvezda 5 0 2002-active
5-Stefanović, Dejan, sub off 50th min 28-Oct-1974 28 D SBV Vitesse, Netherlands 20 0 1995-active
6-Kovačević, Nenad, sub off 46th min. 11-Nov-1980 22 M FK Crvena zvezda 3 0 2003-active
14-Duljaj, Igor, sub off 46th min. 29-Oct-1979 23 M FK Partizan 19 2 2000-active
15-Marković, Slobodan, sub off 67th min. 09-Nov-1978 24 D FK Železnik 1 0 2003-active
22-Ilić, Saša, sub off 67th min. 30-Dec-1977 25 M

FK Partizan

17 4 2000-active
10-Vukić, Zvonimir, sub off 46th min. 19-Jul-1979 23 M FK Partizan 4 0 2003-active
11- Jestrović, Nenad, sub off 75th min. 09-May-1976 27 F

RSC Anderlecht, Belgium

2 1 2003-active

Serbia & Montenegro Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
13-Brnović, Nenad, sub on 46th min. for Mirković 18-Jan-1980 23 M

FK Zeta

9 0 2002-active
7-Trobok, Goran, sub on 46th min. for Dmitrović 06-Sep-1974 28 M

FK Partizan

14 1 2000-active
16-Malbaša, Nikola, sub on 46th min. for N Kovačević 20-Sep-1977 25 D FK Partizan 3 0 2003-active
17-Djordjević, Nenad, sub on 46th min. for Vukić 07-Aug-1979 23 D FK Obilić 5 0 2002-active
19-Bošković, Branko, sub on 47th min. for Duljaj 21-Jun-1980 22 M

FK Crvena zvezda

5 0 2002-active
20-Krstajić, Mladen, sub on 50th min. for Stefanović 04-Mar-1974 29 D SV Werder Bremen, Germany 25 2 1999-active
12-Žilić, Dragan, sub on 67th min. for Jevrić 14-Dec-1974 28 G

FK Sartid

6 0 1998-active
21-Njeguš, Zoran, sub on 67th min. for Marković 25-Jun-1973 29 D

Sevilla FC, Spain

6 0 1996-active
8-Mijatović, Predrag, sub on 67th min. for Ilić 19-Jan-1969 34 F Levante FC, Spain 71 28 1989-active
9-Milošević, Savo, sub on 75th min. for Jestrović 02-Sep-1973 29 F CD Espanyol de Barcelona, Spain 75 32 1994-active
18-Kovačević, Darko, sub on 82nd min. for Vidić 18-Nov-1973 29 F Real Sociedad de Fútbol, Spain 53 9 1994-active


Jevrić (Žilić) -
Mirković (Brnović), Vidić (D Kovačević), Stefanović (Krstajić) -
ć (Njeguš), Duljaj (Bošković), N Kovačević (Malbaša), Dmitrović (Trobok) -
ć (Djordjević), Ilić (Mijatović) -
ć (Milošević)

Not Used:

Match Report




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