Match Dates
England Football Online
Contact Us Page Last Updated 28 March 2019
 
 
2nd April

England on
3rd April

4th April
England On This Day
1884 Billy Bradshaw born in Padiham
1893
Frank Roberts born in Sandbach
1884 Arthur Cursham's benefit match
1897 first free-kick is scored against England for twenty years

Home International Championship  
61 Saturday, 3 April 1897 - England 1 Scotland 2 [1-1]
Sports Arena, Cr
ystal Palace (33,715)
Bloomer
Hyslop, Millar
HL

1898 David Jack born in Bolton
1899 Fred Kean born in Crookesmoor
1898 Steve Bloomer arrested for being drunk & disorderly

1908
Bert Lipsham joins Fulham FC
1909 Bob Crompton becomes record appearance holder

Home International Championship  
101 Saturday, 3 April 1909 - England 2 Scotland 0 [2-0]
Sports Arena, Penge (23,667)
Wall (2) HW



1924
Jack Grainger (B cap) born in Darton

1931
Johnny Nicholls born in Wolverhampton
1934 Edward Christian dies in Marylebone aged 75


1946
Alf Common dies in Darlington aged 65
1913 Harold Hobbis baptised in Dartford
1915
George Webb buried in West Ham cemetery

1928 Sam Weaver joins Hull City AFC for £50


1939 Scotland team chosen to face England
1940 Tinsley Lindley buried in Wilford Hill cemetery

1948 amateur England 0 France 2 in Ilford
1950 Joe Mercer chosen as FWA Footballer of the Year
 Scotland team chosen to face England
1954 England secure top spot in their World Cup group

Home International Championship and World Cup Preliminary
285 Saturday, 3 April 1954 - Scotland 2 England 4 [1-1]
Hampden Park, Glasgow
(134,554)
Brown, Ormond
Broadis, Nicholls,
R.Allen, Mullen
AW

  1961 Scotland team chosen to face England
1968 Bobby Charlton equals Jimmy Greaves' total as England top goalscorer
next season's Home Championship to take place in May

European Championship Quarter-Final match  
420 Wednesday, 3 April 1968 - England 1 Spain 0 [0-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley
(94,586)
R.Charlton HW

   
1974 Sir Alf Ramsey's final match as manager

Friendly match
478 Wednesday, 3 April 1974 - Portugal 0 England 0 [0-0]
Estádio SL Benfica, Lisboa (10,000/20,000)
  AD

1983 Ben Foster born in Leamington Spa
1984 Johnny Arnold dies in Southampton aged 76


1985
UEFA Group 3 Romania 3 Turkey 0
2009 Steve Gerrard pleads 'not guilty' to affray
2011 Paul Ince sacked as Notts County FC manager

Opposition On This Day
1907 John Jones (Ireland) born
1922 Johannes Pløeger (Denmark) born
1924 Jesus Correia (Portugal) born
1941 goalkeeper Salvador Sadurni (Spain) born
1943 John Hughes (Scotland) born
1947 Ladislav Kuna (Czechoslovakia) born
1960 official Claudio Puglisi (Italy) born
1978 Michael Gravgaard (Denmark) born
1987 Yuval Spungin (Israel) born
1990 goalkeeper Lovre Kalinić (Croatia) born
1997 Gabriel Jesus (Brazil) born
 


England's Record on 3rd April
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 0 1 1.333 0.667 66.7 +1
Away 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 1 2 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1
Total 5 3 1 1 8 4 +4 1 3 1.60 0.80 70.0 +2

CG