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BME Players Index
 
 
England's 85 BME Players
Most BME Players to Start a Match
 
 
 

The significant mark of more BME players to start a match than white players was reached on 28 May 2005, when England played USA in Chicago.  Only 14 times has more BME players started a match than white.  The aforementioned USA match in 2005, and up until as recent as November 2017 against Brazil.  A record eight started the match against Japan in May 2010.

 
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Friendlies BME Players involved
- 884 30 May 2010 - Japan 1 England 2 [1-0]
UPC-Arena, Graz (15,326)
James, Johnson, A.Cole, Huddlestone,  Ferdinand, Walcott, Bent and Lennon start. NW 10/17 58.8

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- 827 28 May 2005 - USA 1 England 2 [0-2]
Soldier Field, Chicago (42,637/47,637)
James, Campbell, Johnson, Cole, Brown, Jenas & Richardson start. AW 9/15 60.0
- 975 23 March 2018 -
Netherlands 0 England 1
[0-0]
Amsterdam ArenA
, Amsterdam (51,500)
Trippier, Rose, Walker, Gomez, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Rashford, Sterling and Lingard start. AW 10/17 58.8

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World Cup Preliminaries
- 866 6 September 2008 - Andorra 0 England 2 [0-0]
Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, Montjuïc (10,300)
James, Johnson, A.Cole, Lescott, Walcott and Defoe start. AW 7/14 50.0
- 867 10 September 2008 - Croatia 1 England 4 [0-1]
Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb (35,218)
James, Brown, A.Cole, Ferdinand, Walcott and Heskey start. AW 7/14 50.0
- 868 11 October 2008 -
England 5
Kazakhstan 1 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (89,107)
James, Brown, A.Cole, Captain FERDINAND, Walcott and Heskey start. HW 8/14 57.1
Friendly  
- 871 11 February 2009 - Spain 2 England 0 [1-0]
Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán, Sevilla (42,102)
James, Johnson, A.Cole, Wright-Phillips, Heskey and Aglonbahor start. AL 7/17 41.2
World Cup Preliminaries  
- 917 22 March 2013 - San Marino 0 England 8 [0-5]
Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle
(4,952)
Walker, Lescott, Smalling, Oxlade, Defoe and Young start. AW 7/14 50.0
European Championship Finals in France  
- 959 27 June 2016 - England 1 Iceland 2 [1-2]
Allianz Riviera, Nice
(33,901)
Walker, Rose, Alli, Smalling, Sterling and Sturridge start. NL 7/14 50.0
World Cup Preliminaries  
- 961 8 October 2016 - England 2 Malta 0 [2-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (81,781)
Walker, Bertrand, Walcott, Alli, Sturridge and the debuting Lingard start. HW 8/14 57.1
- 962 11 October 2016 - Slovenia 0 England 0 [0-0]
Stadion Stožice, Ljubljana (13,274)
Walker, Rose, Walcott, Alli, Sturridge and Lingard start. AD 8/14 57.1
- 966 26 March 2017 - England 2 Lithuania 0 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (77,690)
Walker, Bertrand, Sterling, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Defoe and Alli start. HW 7/13 53.8
- 967 10 June 2017 - Scotland 2 England 2 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Glasgow (48,520)
Walker, Bertrand, Smalling, Rashford, Livermore and Alli start. AD 9/14 64.3
- 969 1 September 2017 - Malta 0 England 4 [0-0]
Stadium Nazzjonali,
Ħ'Attard
(16,994)
Walker, Bertrand, Sterling, Livermore, Alli  and Oxlade-Chamberlain start. AW 8/14 57.1
Friendly  
- 974 14 November 2017 - England 0 Brazil 0 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (84,595)
Walker, Bertrand, Gomez, Livermore, Loftus-Cheek and Rashford start. HD 11/16 68.8

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