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England On This Day
1848 Ernest Bambridge born in Eton College
1887
George Utley born in Elsecar
1891
Harold Pantling born in Leighton Buzzard




1918
Wilf Mannion born in Middlesbrough



1893
reports of Joe Lofthouse's death emerge
1902
Edgar Chadwick joins Liverpool FC
1907
Charlie Athersmith's suspension lifted
1908
England teams chosen for European tour

1924
Sam Austin joins Manchester City FC for Ł1750
1925
Tour of Australia Australia 1 England 4
1927
Joe Peacock signs for Middlesbrough FC
1930
Joe Peacock signs for Sheffield Wednesday FC
1931 Jean Capelle is the youngest player to score against England
Joe Beresford marries Ivy Palfreyman in Perry Barr
End-of-Season Tour
177 Saturday, 16 May 1931 - Belgium 1 England 4 [1-1]
Stade DC Bruxelles, Bruxelles (30,000)
Capelle
Houghton (pen), Burgess (2), Roberts
AW

  1932 Tommy Roberts' son, Robert, born
1933 Jimmy Seed resigns as Clapton Orient FC manager
1934 England's first meeting with Czechoslovakia

End-of-Season Tour  
193 Wednesday, 16 May 1934 -
Czechoslovakia 2 England 1
[1-1]
Stadión Letná, Praha
(35,000)
Nejedlý, Puč
Tilson
AL

  1935 Joe Spence joins Chesterfield FC
1938 Switzerland team chosen to face England
 Walter Alsford forced to retire from playing
1945 Roy Goodall appointed sec/manager Mansfield Town
 
Cliff Britton appointed as Burnley FC manager
1948 Frank Swift becomes the first goalkeeper to captain England 

Italian F.A. 50th Anniversary Friendly match  
240 Sunday, 16 May 1948 - Italy 0 England 4 [0-2]
Stadio Comunale di Torino, Torino
(58,000)
Mortensen, Finney (2), Lawton AW

  1949 England team chosen to face Norway & Netherlands B
1951 Tour of Australia South Coast 0 England 7
1953
England team chosen to face Argentina
1954 Syd Owen becomes the 80th player used by Winterbottom
 B Yugoslavia 2 England 1 in Ljubljana

End-of-Season East-European Pre-World Cup Tour match
286 Sunday, 16 May 1954 - Yugoslavia 1 England 0 [0-0]
Stadion JNA, Beograd
(59,000)
Mitić AL

   
1956 Billy Wright wins his 75th cap for England
Tour of South Africa Natal Province 1 England 2

End-of-Season European Tour match
304 Wednesday, 16 May 1956 - Sweden 0 England 0 [0-0]
Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna (36,500)
  AD

  1957 amateur Switzerland B 2 England 3 at La Chaux-de-Fonds
1962
amateur Netherlands 0 England 0 at Zwolle
1965 Alan Ball scores the first of his eight England goals
amateur France 1 England 0 at Annecy 

End-of-Season European Tour match
391 Sunday, 16 May 1965 - Sweden 1 England 2 [1-1]
Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg (18,000/975)
Eriksson
Ball, Connelly
AW

1975 youth England 3 Hungary 1 in Olten
1978 right-back Phil Neal scores his first of five England goals

Home International Championship
521 Tuesday, 16 May 1978 -
England
1 Northern Ireland 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (50,000)
Neal HW

  1980 youth England 1 Northen Ireland 0 in Arnstadt
1981
unplayed BC Northern Ireland vs. England
1988
Rous Cup Scotland 0 Colombia 0
        Alan Hansen testimonial Liverpool 3 England 2
1989 B tour Switzerland 0 England 2 in Winterthur
1995 England drop to 21st in rankings
1997
Stan Collymore joins Aston Villa FC for Ł7m
1998 under 21 South Africa 1 England 3 in Aubagne
2001 England remain fourteenth in rankings
 Greece name squad to face Albania & England
2004 Alan Ball's wife, Janet, dies
2005 USA squad announced to face England
2007 England remain eighth in rankings
2008 Sammy Lee appointed Liverpool FC assistant manager
2012 England squad named for the Finals
 
Steven Gerrard confirmed again as England capatain
 Nicky Shorey released by West Bromwich Albion FC
2013 England name squad to face Eire and Brazil
 
David Beckham announces his retirement
2014 Alan Smith released by MK Dons
2016 England name a provisional squad for Finals
2018 England announce squad for the Finals
2019 England announce squad for Nations League Finals

Opposition On This Day
1907 Antonín Puč (Czechoslovakia) born
1912 Alfred Aston (France) born
1925 Nílton Santos (Brazil) born
1929 József Tóth (Hungary) born

1935 Yvon Douis (France) born
1957 Antonio Maceda (Spain) born
1968 official Ľuboš Micheľ (Slovakia) born in Stropkov
1970 Istvan Pisont (Hungary) born
1977 Fernando Silva (Andorra) born
1978 official Paulo Valeri (Italy) born in Roma
1981 official Laszlo Viszokai (Hungary) born
1982 official Clément Turpin (France) born
1993 Karol Mets (Estonia) born




1931
Vujadin Boškov (Yugoslavia player & manager) born
England's Record on 16th May
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 6 3 1 2 11 5 +6 2 2 1.833 0.833 58.3 +1
Total 7 4 2 3 12 5 +7 2 3 1.714 0.714 71.4 +1
 

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