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Index
England's Match Captains
1980-1990
with (caps) and club affiliations
1872-1914
1919-39
1946-60
1960-70
1970-80
1980-90
1990-2000
2000-10
2010-20
 
1980-81
547 10 September 1980 4-0 vs. Norway, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW Phil Thompson (27-28)
 
Liverpool
548 15 October 1980 1-2 vs. Romania, Stadionul 23 August, Bucureşti AL
549 19 November 1980 2-1 vs. Switzerland, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW Mick Mills (31)
 
Ipswich Town
550 25 March 1981 1-2 vs. Spain, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HL Kevin Keegan (55)
Southampton
551 29 April 1981 0-0 vs. Romania, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HD Dave Watson (59)
 Southampton
552 12 May 1981 0-1 vs. Brazil, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HL GK Ray Clemence (54)
 Liverpool
553 20 May 1981 0-0 vs. Wales, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London BC HD   Dave Watson (60-61)
 Southampton
554 23 May 1981 0-1 vs. Scotland, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HL Sub off HT
555 30 May 1981 1-2 vs. Switzerland, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel WCP AL   Kevin Keegan (56-57)
Southampton
556 6 June 1981 3-1 vs. Hungary, Népstadion, Budapest AW
1981-82
557 9 September 1981 1-2 vs. Norway, Ullevål Stadion, Ullevål, Oslo WCP AL   Kevin Keegan (58-60)
Southampton
558 18 November 1981 1-0 vs. Hungary, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW
559 23 February 1982 4-0 vs. Northern Ireland, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London BC HW
560 27 April 1982 1-0 vs. Wales, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff AW Phil Thompson (32)
 
Liverpool
561 25 May 1982 2-0 vs. Netherlands, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW GK Peter Shilton (36)
 Nottingham Forest
562 29 May 1982 1-0 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow BC AW Sub off 56 Kevin Keegan (61)
Southampton
563 2 June 1982 1-1 vs. Iceland, Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík Fr AD Phil Neal (37)
 
Liverpool
564 3 June 1982 4-1 vs. Finland, Olympiastadion, Helsinki AW Kevin Keegan (62)
Southampton
565 16 June 1982 3-1 vs. France, Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao, Spain WCF NW Mick Mills (38-42)
 
Ipswich Town
566 20 June 1982 2-0 vs. Czechoslovakia, Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao, Spain NW
567 25 June 1982 1-0 vs. Kuwait, Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao, Spain NW
568 29 June 1982 0-0 vs. West Germany, El Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Chamartín, Madrid, Spain ND
569 5 July 1982 0-0 vs. Spain, El Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Chamartín, Madrid AD
1982-83   Bobby Robson
570 22 September 1982 2-2 vs. Denmark, Idrætsparken, København ECP AD Ray Wilkins (53-54)
 Manchester United
571 13 October 1982 1-2 vs. West Germany, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HL
572 17 November 1982 3-0 vs. Greece, Kaftantzoglio Stadio, Thessaloniki ECP AW Bryan Robson (25-26)
 Manchester United
573 15 December 1982 9-0 vs. Luxembourg, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW
574 23 February 1983 2-1 vs. Wales, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London BC HW Peter Shilton (46-49)
 
Southampton
575 30 March 1983 0-0 vs. Greece, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HD
576 27 April 1983 2-0 vs. Hungary, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW
577 28 May 1983 0-0 vs. Northern Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AD
578 1 June 1983 2-0 vs. Scotland, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW
off 23
Bryan Robson (27)
 Manchester United
579 12 June 1983 0-0 vs. Australia, Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney Fr AD   Peter Shilton (51-53)
 
Southampton
580 15 June 1983 1-0 vs. Australia, Lang Park, Milton, Brisbane AW
581 19 June 1983 1-1 vs. Australia, Olympic Park Stadium, Melbourne AD Sub off HT
1983-84
582 21 September 1983 0-1 vs. Denmark, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HL

Ray Wilkins (55)
 Manchester United

583 12 October 1983 3-0 vs. Hungary, Népstadion, Budapest AW   Bryan Robson (28-31)
 Manchester United
584 16 November 1983 4-0 vs. Luxembourg, Stade Municipal, Stad Lëtzebuerg AW
585 29 February 1984 0-2 vs. France, Parc des Princes, Paris Fr AL  
586 4 April 1984 1-0 vs. Northern Ireland, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London BC HW
587 2 May 1984 0-1 vs. Wales, Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham AL Ray Wilkins (57)
 Manchester United
588 26 May 1984 1-1 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AD Bryan Robson (32-36)
 Manchester United
589 2 June 1984 0-2 vs. USSR, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HL
590 10 June 1984 2-0 vs. Brazil, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro AW
591 13 June 1984 0-2 vs. Uruguay, Estadio Centenario, Montevideo AL
592 17 June 1984 0-0 vs. Chile, Estadio Nacional de Chile, Ñuñoa, Santiago AD
1984-85
593 12 September 1984 1-0 vs. GDR, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Bryan Robson (37-39)
 Manchester United
594 17 October 1984 5-0 vs. Finland, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW
off 75
595 14 November 1984 8-0 vs. Turkey, Inönü Stadyumu İstanbul AW
596 27 February 1985 1-0 vs. Northern Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast AW Ray Wilkins (66)
 Manchester United
597 26 March 1985 2-1 vs. Republic of Ireland, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Sub off 82 Bryan Robson (40-47)
 Manchester United
598 1 May 1985 0-0 vs. Romania, Stadionul 23 August, Bucureşti WCP AD  
599 22 May 1985 1-1 vs. Finland, Olympiastadion, Helsinki AD
600 25 May 1985 0-1 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow TC AL
601 6 June 1985 1-2 vs. Italy, Estadio Azteca, Santa Úrsula, ciudad de México, Mexico TC NL
602 9 June 1985 0-1 vs. Mexico, Estadio Azteca, Santa Úrsula, ciudad de México AL
603 12 June 1985 3-0 vs. West Germany, Estadio Azteca, Santa Úrsula, ciudad de México, Mexico HW
off 73
604 16 June 1985 5-0 vs. USA, The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Park, Los Angeles Fr AW Sub off 63
1985-86
605 11 September 1985 1-1 vs. Romania, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HD   Bryan Robson (48-49)
 Manchester United
606 16 October 1985 5-0 vs. Turkey, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW
off 66
607 13 November 1985 0-0 vs. Northern Ireland, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HD   Ray Wilkins (74-75)
 Manchester United
608 29 January 1986 4-0 vs. Egypt, Nasser Stadium, Cairo Fr AW
609 26 February 1986 2-1 vs. Israel, Ramat-Gan Stadium, Tel Aviv AW Bryan Robson (50)
 Manchester United
610 26 March 1986 1-0 vs. USSR, Dynamo Stadion, Tbilisi AW   Ray Wilkins (77-78)
 Manchester United
611 23 April 1986 2-1 vs. Scotland, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London TC HW Sub off HT
612 17 May 1986 3-0 vs. Mexico, The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, USA Fr NW Sub off 71 Bryan Robson (51)
 Manchester United
613 24 May 1986 1-0 vs. Canada, Swangard Stadium, Burnaby, British Columbia AW Sub off 73 Ray Wilkins (80)
 Manchester United
614 3 June 1986 0-1 vs. Portugal, Estadio Tecnológico, Monterrey, Mexico WCF NL Sub off 80 Bryan Robson (52-53)
 Manchester United
615 6 June 1986 0-0 vs. Morocco, Estadio Tecnológico, Monterrey, Mexico ND Sub off 41
616 11 June 1986 3-0 vs. Poland, Estadio Universitário de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico NW GK Peter Shilton (84-86)
 Southampton
617 18 June 1986 3-0 vs. Paraguay, Estadio Azteca, Santa Úrsula, ciudad de México, Mexico NW
618 22 June 1986 1-2 vs. Argentina, Estadio Azteca, Santa Úrsula, ciudad de México, Mexico NL
1986-87
619 10 September 1986 0-1 vs. Sweden, Söderstadion, Stockholm Fr AL GK Peter Shilton (87)
 Southampton
620 15 October 1986 3-0 vs. Northern Ireland, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW Bryan Robson (54)
 Manchester United
621 12 November 1986 2-0 vs. Yugoslavia, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW Terry Butcher (48)
 
Glasgow Rangers
622 18 February 1987 4-2 vs. Spain, El Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Chamartín, Madrid Fr AW   Bryan Robson (55-59)
 Manchester United
623 1 April 1987 2-0 vs. Northern Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast ECP AW
624 29 April 1987 0-0 vs. Turkey, Atatürk Stadyumu, İzmir AD  
625 19 May 1987 1-1 vs. Brazil, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London TC HD
626 23 May 1987 0-0 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AD
1987-88
627 9 September 1987 1-3 vs. West Germany, Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf Fr AL GK Peter Shilton (92)
 Derby County
628 14 October 1987 8-0 vs. Turkey, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW Bryan Robson (60-61)
 Manchester United
629 11 November 1987 4-1 vs. Yugoslavia, Stadion JNA, Beograde   AW
off 76
630 17 February 1988 0-0 vs. Israel, Ramat-Gan Stadium, Tel Aviv Fr AD Peter Beardsley (19)
 
Liverpool
631 23 March 1988 2-2 vs. Netherlands, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HD   Bryan Robson (62-69)
 Manchester United
632 27 April 1988 0-0 vs. Hungary, Népstadion, Budapest AD
633 21 May 1988 1-0 vs. Scotland, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London TC HW
634 24 May 1988 1-1 vs. Colombia, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HD
635 28 May 1988 1-0 vs. Switzerland, Stade Olympique de la Pontaise, Lausanne Fr AW Sub off 79
636 12 June 1988 0-1 vs. Republic of Ireland, Neckarstadion, Stuttgart, West Germany ECF NL  
637 15 June 1988 1-3 vs. Netherlands, Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, West Germany NL
638 18 June 1988 1-3 vs. USSR, Waldstadion, Frankfurt, West Germany NL  
1988-89
639 14 September 1988 1-0 vs. Denmark, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW   Bryan Robson (70-79)
 Manchester United
640 19 October 1988 0-0 vs. Sweden, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HD
641 16 November 1988 1-1 vs. Saudi Arabia, King Fahd II International Stadium, Riyadh Fr AD
642 8 February 1989 2-1 vs. Greece, Olympiakó Stádio Spiros Louis, Athína AW
643 8 March 1989 2-0 vs. Albania, Stadiumi Kombetar Qemal Stafa, Tiranë WCP AW
644 26 April 1989 5-0 vs. Albania, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW  
645 23 May 1989 0-0 vs. Chile, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London TC HD
646 27 May 1989 2-0 vs. Scotland, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AW
647 3 June 1989 3-0 vs. Poland, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW
648 7 June 1989 1-1 vs. Denmark, Idrætsparken, København Fr AD
1989-90
649 6 September 1989 0-0 vs. Sweden, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna kommun, Stockholms län WCP AD Terry Butcher (64)
 
Glasgow Rangers
650 11 October 1989 0-0 vs. Poland, Stadion Śląski, Katowicka, Chorzów   AD   Bryan Robson (80-82)
 Manchester United
651 15 November 1989 0-0 vs. Italy, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Sub off HT
652 13 December 1989 2-1 vs. Yugoslavia, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London AD
off 75
653 28 March 1990 1-0 vs. Brazil, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW Terry Butcher (68)
 
Glasgow Rangers
654 25 April 1990 4-2 vs. Czechoslovakia, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW Sub off 76 Bryan Robson (83)
 Manchester United
655 15 May 1990 1-0 vs. Denmark, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW Terry Butcher (70)
 
Glasgow Rangers
656 22 May 1990 1-2 vs. Uruguay, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HL   Bryan Robson (84-87)
 Manchester United
657 2 June 1990 1-1 vs. Tunisia, Stade Olympique El Menzah, Tunis AD
658 11 June 1990 1-1 vs. Republic of Ireland, Stadio Renato Sant'Elia, Casteddu, Sardigna, Italy WCF ND
659 16 June 1990 0-0 vs. Netherlands, Stadio Renato Sant'Elia, Casteddu, Sardigna, Italy ND Sub off 64
660 21 June 1990 1-0 vs. Egypt, Stadio Renato Sant'Elia, Casteddu, Sardigna, Italy NW GK Peter Shilton (121)
 Derby County
661 26 June 1990 1-0 vs. Belgium, Stadio Renato Dall' Ara, Bologna, Italy NW   Terry Butcher (75-77)
 
Glasgow Rangers
662 1 July 1990 3-2 vs. Cameron, Stadio San Paolo, Napoli, Italy AET NW Sub off 73
663 4 July 1990 1-1 vs. West Germany, Stadio Delle Alpi, Torino, Italy AET ND Sub off 70
664 7 July 1990 1-2 vs. Italy, Stadio San Nicola, Bari, Italy AL GK Peter Shilton (125)
 Derby County

 

England's Captains by Club Affiliations 1872-1990
* denotes Player appeared for two or more clubs at the time of his captaincy, thus the total amount of captaincies below will NOT equal total amount of England matches
Wolverhampton Wanderers 95 West Ham United 91 Manchester United 76
Corinthians* 48 Liverpool 41 Arsenal 37
Blackburn Rovers 27 Southampton 24 Fulham 22
Old Carthusians* 20 Tottenham Hotspur 19 Hamburger,  Huddersfield Town & Clapham Rovers* 16
Blackpool & Sheffield Wednesday 15 Middlesbrough 13 Derby County 11
8 Ipswich Town & Queen's Park Rangers
7 Glasgow Rangers, Manchester City & Aston Villa
6 Leeds United, Nottingham Forest*  & Disputed/Unknown
5 Burnley & Old Westminsters*
4 Oxford University*, Preston North End & Wanderers
3 Cambridge University*, Newcastle United, Old Etonians* & Swifts*
2 Chelsea, Old Brightonians*, Sunderland & West Bromwich Albion
1 Crystal Palace, Notts County, Old Malvernians*, Old Wykehamists*, Portsmouth, Sheffield, Sheffield Heeley, Sheffield United.

 

England's Captains Under Ron Greenwood 1977-1982
Kevin Keegan 21 Emlyn Hughes 13 Mick Mills 8
Phil Thompson 6 Dave Watson 3 Trevor Cherry 1
Ray Clemence 1 Phil Neal 1 Peter Shilton 1

 

England's Captains Under Bobby Robson 1982-1990
Bryan Robson 63 Peter Shilton 14
Ray Wilkins 10 Terry Butcher 7 Peter Beardsley 1

 

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