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Season 1974-75

"....and the FA Charity Shield, which took on a new lease of life because of Wembley. It was in danger of being shelved after the League Champions and FA Cup winners had declined to take part in the preceding three years, but from 1974 onwards no club would ever refuse again such was the allure of the famous stadium."
FA Charity Shield
: 10 August 1974 - Leeds United 1 Liverpool 1 - Liverpool won 6-5 on penalties (67,000).
"(On 18 August) 1974, (the second) stock-car meeting [was] held, including the [BRISCA] World Championship." -
won by Dave Brown (no.283)

Concert on 14 September 1974 (12noon to 10pm) - Crosby Stills Nash & Young - supported by Joni Mitchell, Tom Scott & The LA Express, The Band and Jesse Colin Young.

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Don Revie

European Championship preliminary matches
486 30 October 1974 - England 3 Czechoslovakia 0 [0-0] (83,858) Channon, Bell (2) Win
487
20 November 1974 - England 0 Portugal 0 [0-0] (84,461)
  Draw
The fifth scoreless draw at Wembley - eighth time England have failed to score
Friendly match
488
12 March 1975 - England 2 West Germany 0 [1-0] (98,000) Bell, Macdonald Win

This is the 100th England match to be played at Wembley Stadium. Colin Bell's goal was also the 250th England goal at the Stadium.

Schoolboy International: 22 March 1975 - England 4 Netherlands 0

European Championship preliminary match
489
16 April 1975 - England 5 Cyprus 0 [2-0] (68,245)
Macdonald (5) Win
Revie becomes the first manager to have four clean sheets in his first four matches

"(FA Vase) competition was inaugurated to replace the FA Amateur Cup for the smaller clubs."
FA Vase Final: 19 April 1975 - Epsom & Ewell 1 Hoddesdon Town 2 (9,500)

Home Championships
492 21 May 1975 - England 2 Wales 2 [1-0] (53,000) Johnson (2)
Toshack, Griffiths
Draw
493 24 May 1975 - England 5 Scotland 1 [3-1] (98,241) G.Francis (2), Beattie, Bell, Johnson
Rioch (pen)
Win
record: P 6 W 4 D 2 L 0 F 17: A 3 ave att: 80,968

26 May 1975 - "Motorcycle stunt rider Evel Knievel attempted to jump a world record 13 buses (in front of 90,000 spectators) but clipped the last one and crashed, fracturing his spine. Injuries were nothing new to him, and he recovered to clear 13 buses in Ohio five months later."
Schoolboy International: 7 June 1985 - England 0 Scotland 1


Season 1975-76
499 11 May 1976 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0 [2-0] (48,000) G.Francis, Channon (2 (1 pen)), Pearson Win
record: P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 0 ave att: 48,000

Schoolboy International: 5 June 1976 - England 6 France 1


Season 1976-77

Friendly match
504 8 September 1976 -
England 1 Republic of Ireland 1
[1-0]
(51,000)
Pearson
Daly (pen)
Draw
World Cup preliminary match
505 13 October 1976 - England 2 Finland 1 [1-0] (87,000) Tueart, Royle
Nieminen
Win
Friendly match
507
 
9 February 1977 - England 0 Netherlands 2 [0-2] (90,260) Peters (2) Lost
The ninth time England have failed to score at Wembley

Schoolboy International: 19 March 1977 - England 2 Scotland 0 - The England team featured a young Mark Chamberlain

World Cup preliminary match
508
30 March 1977 - England 5 Luxembourg 0 [1-0] (81,718)
Keegan, T.Francis, R.Kennedy, Channon (2 (1 pen)) Win
Gilbert Dresch
Home Championships
510
31 May 1977 - England 0 Wales 1 [0-1] (48,000)
L.James (pen) Lost
the tenth time England have failed to score at Wembley
511
4 June 1977 - England 1 Scotland 2 [0-1] (98,103)
Channon (pen)
McQueen, Dalglish
Lost
third ever back-to-back Wembley losses - first for five years
1976-77 record: P 6 W 2 D 1 L 3 F 9: A 7 ave att: 76,014 Revie's record: P 13 W 7 D 3 L 3 F 28: A 10 ave att: 76,145

Schoolboy International: 18 June 1977 - England 1 West Germany 2


Season 1977-78

  

Ron Greenwood

Friendly match
515
 
7 September 1977 - England 0 Switzerland 0 [0-0] (42,000)   Draw
The sixth scoreless draw at Wembley - the eleventh time England have failed to score
World Cup preliminary match
517 16 November 1977 - England 2 Italy 0 [1-0] (92,000) Keegan, Brooking Win
Friendly match

Schoolboy International: 4 March 1978 - England 3 France 3

519 19 April 1978 - England 1 Brazil 1 [0-1] (92,500) Keegan
Gil
Draw

European Cup Final: 10 May 1978 Bruges 0 Liverpool 1

Home Championship
521 16 May 1978 - England 1 Northern Ireland 0 [1-0] (48,000) Neal Win
Friendly matches
523 24 May 1978 - England 4 Hungary 1 [3-0] (74,000) P.Barnes, Neal (pen), T.Francis, Currie
Nagy
Win
record: P 5 W 3 D 2 L 0 F 8: A 2 ave att: 69,700

Schoolboy International: 27 May 1978 - England 3 Scotland 0.


Season 1978-79
526 29 November 1978 - England 1 Czechoslovakia 0 [0-0] (92,000) Coppell Win
European Championship preliminary match
527 7 February 1979 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0 [1-0] (91,224) Keegan, Latchford (2), Watson Win

Schoolboy International: 24 March 1979 - England 1 Wales 1 - The England team featured Trevor Steven and Mark Walters, against a Wales side with Mark Hughes, Clayton Blackmore and Mike Bowen in their team.

Home Championships
529
23 May 1979 - England 0 Wales 0 [0-0] (70,220)
  Draw
The seventh scoreless draw at Wembley - the twelfth time England have failed to score
530 26 May 1979 - England 3 Scotland 1 [1-1] (100,000) P.Barnes, Coppell, Keegan
Wark
Win
record: P 4 W 3 D 1 L 0 F 8: A 1 ave att: 88,361

Schoolboy International: 9 June 1979 - England 2 West Germany 2. - The England team featured Paul Rideout, the first of his four goals at Wembley.


Season 1979-80

Rock Concert on 18 August 1979 (Gates opened 2pm, ends 10pm) - The Who 'And Friends Roar In!' tour - supported by AC/DC, Nils Lofgren and The Stranglers.

European Championship preliminary matches
534 12 September 1979 - England 1 Denmark 0 [1-0] (82,000) Keegan Win
536 22 November 1979 - England 2 Bulgaria 0 [1-0] (71,491) Watson, Hoddle Win
537 6 February 1980 -
England 2 Republic of Ireland 0
[1-0]
(90,299)
Keegan (2) Win

Schoolboy International: 22 March 1980 - England 2 Switzerland 0

Friendly match
539 13 May 1980 - England 3 Argentina 1 [1-0] (90,000) Johnson (2), Keegan
Passarella (pen)
Win
Home Championship
541 20 May 1980 - England 1 Northern Ireland 1 [0-0] (33,676) Brotherston OG
Cochrane
Draw
record: P 5 W 4 D 1 L 0 F 9: A 2 ave att: 73,493

Schoolboy International: 7 June 1980 - England 4 Scotland 5 (69,000) - Millions watching on the television witnessed England concede five goals at the Stadium for the first time, despite a Paul Rideout hattrick. Scotland featured a young Paul McStay in their side, scoring twice.


Season 1980-81

World Cup preliminary matches
547 10 September 1980 - England 4 Norway 0 [1-0] (48,250) McDermott (2 (1 pen)), Woodcock, Mariner Win
549 19 November 1980 - England 2 Switzerland 1 [2-0] (69,000) Tanner OG, Mariner
Pfister
Win
Friendly match
550 25 March 1981 - England 1 Spain 2 [1-2] (71,840) Hoddle
Satrústegui, Zamora
Lost

Victory Shield Schoolboy International: 28 March 1981 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0 - The England team featured Andy Sinton

World Cup preliminary match
551
 
29 April 1981 - England 0 Romania 0 [0-0] (62,500)
 
  Draw
The eighth scoreless draw at Wembley
Friendly match
552
12 May 1981 - England 0 Brazil 1 [0-1] (75,000) Zico Lost
The fourteenth time England have failed to score at Wembley, but the first time in two consecutive matches

The FA Cup Final between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City was played either side of England's match with Brazil. A draw on Saturday 9th, was followed up on Thursday 14th with a Spurs victory. The replay was the first to be held at Wembley. Suffice to say, no Hotspur or City players were in the England team.

Home Championships
553
 
20 May 1981 - England 0 Wales 0 [0-0] (34,280)
 
  Draw
The ninth scoreless draw at Wembley
554 23 May 1981 - England 0 Scotland 1 [0-0] (90,000) Robertson (pen) Lost
The sixteenth time England have failed to score at Wembley, but the first time in four consecutive matches
record: P 7 W 2 D 1 L 3 F 7: A 5 ave att: 64,410

Schoolboy International: 13 June 1981 - England 1 West Germany 2


Season 1981-82

World Cup preliminary match
558
 
18 November 1981 - England 1 Hungary 0 [1-0] (92,000)
 
Mariner Win
This victory ends another run of five matches without victory
Home Championship
559 23 February 1982 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0 [0-0] (54,900) Robson, Keegan, Wilkins, Hoddle Win

Schoolboy International: 27 March 1982 - England 7 Netherlands 0 - A young Michael Thomas was helping England secure a record victory over the Dutch.

Friendly matches
561 25 May 1982 - England 2 Netherlands 0 [0-0] (69,000) Woodcock, Mariner Win
record: P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 7: A 0 ave att: 71,967 Greenwood's record: P 24 W 15 D 6 L 3 F 39: A 9 ave att: 72,341

The FA Cup Final between Tottenham Hotspur and Queen's Park Rangers was played either side of England's match with Netherlands. A draw on Saturday 22, was followed up on Thursday 27th with a Spurs victory. The replay was the second to be held at Wembley. Suffice to say, no Hotspur or Rangers players were in the England team.

"There was a crowd of under 100,000 when Pope John Paul II celebrated mass at Wembley (on 29 May) 1982." The Holy Father celebrated the first Mass of Pentecost.
Schoolboy International: 5 June 1982 - England 0 Scotland 0
"Jim Morrow bowed out after twelve years as England's manager with Wembley's first scoreless schoolboy game.
Concert on 19 June 1982 (gates open 4pm or 5pm, ends 10pm) - Simon & Garfunkel (72,000)
- no support acts
Concert on 25/26 June 1982 (gates open 2pm, ends 10pm) - Rolling Stones 'Tattoo You' tour - supported by Black Uhuru and the J.Geils Band.
  

Season 1982-83

Bobby Robson

571 13 October 1982 - England 1 West Germany 2 [0-0] (67,500) Woodcock
Rummenigge (2)
Lost
European Championship preliminary match
573 15 December 1982 - England 9 Luxembourg 0 [4-0] (33,980) Bossi OG, Coppell, Woodcock, Blissett (3), Chamberlain, Hoddle, Neal Win
Home Championship
574 23 February 1983 - England 2 Wales 1 [1-1] (24,000) Butcher, Neal (pen)
Rush
Win

Schoolboy International: 19 March 1983 - England 1 West Germany 0

European Championship preliminary matches
575
 
30 March 1983 - England 0 Greece 0 [0-0] (44,051)
 
  Draw
The tenth scoreless draw at Wembley - the seventeenth time England have failed to score
576 27 April 1983 - England 2 Hungary 0 [1-0] (54,000) T.Francis, Withe Win
Home Championship
578 1 June 1983 - England 2 Scotland 0 [1-0] (83,000) Robson, Cowans Win
record: P 6 W 4 D 1 L 1 F 16: A 3 ave att: 51,089

Schoolboy International: 11 June 1983 - England 3 Scotland 3.


Season 1983-84

"Gridiron returned to the stadium (for the Global Cup on 6 August) 1983 as Minnesota Vikings defeated St. Louis Cardinals (28-10) in the first of six demonstration games capitalisng on renewed interest in the UK, thanks to TV coverage of the American sport."

European Championship preliminary match
582 21 September 1983 - England 0 Denmark 1 [0-1] (82,500) Simonsen (pen) Lost
The eighteenth time England have failed to score at Wembley

Schoolboy International: 17 March 1984 - England 1 Scotland 0 (40,000).
"Wembley's first major final to be played o a Sunday was also the first all-Merseyside final." - Milk Cup Final: 25 March 1984 - Everton 0 Liverpool 0

Home Championship
586 4 April 1984 - England 1 Northern Ireland 0 [1-0] (24,000) Woodcock Win
Friendly matches
589
 
2 June 1984 - England 0 USSR 2 [0-0] (38,125)
 
Gotsmanov, Protasov Lost
The nineteenth time England have failed to score at Wembley
record: P 3 W 1 D 0 L 2 F 1: A 3 ave att: 48,208

Schoolboy International: 9 June 1984 - England 4 Netherlands 1.

Concert on 30 June 1984 - 'The Summer of 84!' - Headlined by Elton John, he followed Wang Chung, Nik Kershaw, Kool & the Gang and Paul Young & The Royal Family.
Concert on 7 July 1984 (gates open 4pm or 5pm, ends 10pm) - Bob Dylan and Santana
- supported by UB40.


Season 1984-85
593 12 September 1984 -
England 1 East Germany 0
[0-0] (23,951)
Robson Win
World Cup preliminary match
594 17 October 1984 - England 5 Finland 0 [2-0] (47,234) Hateley (2), Woodcock, Robson, Sansom Win

Schoolboy International: 16 March 1985 - England 0 West Germany 1

Friendly match
597 26 March 1985 - England 2 Republic of Ireland 1 [1-0] (34,793) Steven, Lineker
Brady
Win
record: P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 8: A 1 ave att: 35,326

"In 1985, further initiatives brought yet more games to Wembley. The Freight Rover Trophy Final arrived and underwent four changes of names while still attracting large crowd. Under-16 internationals were introduced as curtain raisers to the FA Charity Shield as a showcase for the FA's new National School at Lilleshall. These ran until 1989."
Freight Rover Trophy Final: 1 June 1985 - Brentford 1 Wigan Athletic 3.
Schoolboy International: 8 June 1985 - England 2 Switzerland 0.
Concert on 4-6 July 1985 - Bruce Springsteen 'Born In The USA' tour.

13 July 1985 "Live Aid was a ten-hour extravaganza of popular music, broadcast live to the world, to raise money for the starving millions in Africa. Status Quo was the opening act and amongst the numerous highlights were the Boomtown Rats, with lead singer, Bob Geldof, who had instigated the Band Aid charity and co-wrote (alongside Midge Ure) the single, 'Do They Know It' Christmas?'. Also appearing, in duets were Sting and Phil Collins, Paul Young and Alison Moyet, and Elton John and Kiki Dee. There were memorable performances from U2, Dire Straits, David Bowie, Wham! and The Who, who had re-formed for the occasion. Freddie Mercury and Queen gave an unforgettable performance and Paul McCartney sang 'Let It Be', before all the performers returned to sing the original Band Aid hit in an emotional finale. The event raised over £30 million."

Season 1985-86

Under-16 International: 10 August 1985 - England 3 Yugoslavia 2 - a curtain raiser for the FA Charity Shield match - Everton 2 Manchester United 0 (82,000).

World Cup preliminary matches
605 11 September 1985 - England 1 Romania 1 [1-0] (59,500) Hoddle
Cămătaru
Draw
606 16 October 1985 - England 5 Turkey 0 [4-0] (52,500) Waddle, Lineker (3), Robson Win
607 13 November 1985 -
England 0 Northern Ireland 0
[0-0]
(70,500)
  Draw
The eleventh scoreless draw at Wembley - the twentieth time England have failed to score

Schoolboy International: 23 March 1986 - England 1 Netherlands 0 (21,650) - a curtain raiser for....

"The Full Members Cup Final was added to the calendar in 1986. This subsequently became the Simod and then Zenith Cup Final thanks to sponsorship, before its demise in 1992, as English clubs re-established themselves in European Competitions following the five-year ban after the Heysel Stadium disaster." - 23 March 1986 - Chelsea 5 Manchester City 4 (68,000).

Rous Cup
611 23 April 1986 - England 2 Scotland 1 [2-0] (68,357) Butcher, Hoddle
Souness (pen)
Win
record: P 4 W 2 D 2 L 0 F 8: A 2 ave att: 62,714

Schoolboy International: 31 May 1986 - England 2 Italy 1.


Concert on 28 June 1986 - Wham! 'The Final' tour - opened by Gary Glitter and Nick Heyward. Elton John and Simon Le Bon were guests with George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley - It really was the Final - for Wham! never performed again.
Concert on 5 July 1986 - Rod Stewart 'Every Beat of my Heart' tour
- supported by the Electric Light Orchestra, Feargal Sharkey and The Blow Momkeys.
Concert on 11 July 1986 - Queen 'Magic' tour - supported by INXS, Status Quo and The Alarm.
"It was not until (19) July 1986, that Wembley finally staged a World Championship fight but the great British hope was once more defeated. In a fight held in the early hours of Sunday morning to suit American TV audiences, Frank Bruno was defeated by the WBA Heavyweight champion Tim Witherspoon."
   

Season 1986-87

Under-16 International: 16 August 1986 - England 0 France 1 - a curtain raiser for the FA Charity Shield match - Everton 1 Liverpool 1 (88,231)

European Championship preliminary matches
620 15 October 1986 - England 3 Northern Ireland 0 [1-0] (35,300) Lineker (2), Waddle Win
621 12 November 1986 - England 2 Yugoslavia 0 [1-0] (60,000) Mabbutt, Anderson Win

Schoolboy International: 14 March 1987 - England 2 West Germany 0 (25,000) - two goals from a young Andrew Cole helped England beat the Germans for the first time in four years.

Rous Cup
625 19 May 1987 - England 1 Brazil 1 [1-1] (92,000) Lineker
Mirandinha
Draw
record: P 3 W 2 D 1 L 0 F 6: A 1 ave att: 62,433

Victory Shield Schoolboy International: 30 May 1987 - England 1 Scotland 1.
31 May 1987 - "Wembley was also aware of its responsibilities to the local community and was made available in 1987 for Brent Council's annual football festival..."
Concert on 12-13 June 1987 - U2 'The Joshua Tree' tour
- supported by The Pretenders, World Party, Spear of Destiny, Lou Reed, The Pogues and Lone Justice.
Concert on 19-20 June 1987 - David Bowie 'The Glass Spider' tour (70,000 each night) - supported by Big Country
Concert on 1-4 July 1987 - Genesis 'The Invisible Touch' tour - supported by Paul Young
16 July 1987 "...and the London International Youth Festival, the highlight being an under-14 match between Cincinatti Cardinals and Millwall Lionesses. Although the game lasted for only half an hour, the players became the first female footballers to play at the stadium. The team from Ohio were the winners."


Season 1987-88

AC Declo Challenge Under-17 International: 1 August 1987 - England 3 Netherlands 1 - a curtain raiser for the FA Charity Shield match - Coventry City 0 Everton 1 (88,000).
8 August 1987 - Under-16 International: England 2 Denmark 1 - goalkeeper Ian Walker starred in goal in the curtain raiser for the Centenary match.
Football League Centenary Match: Football League 3 Rest of the World 0 (61,000) -
a star-studded match that pitted the wits of managers Bobby Robson and Terry Venables against each other.
Concert on 18-20 August 1987 - Madonna 'Who's That Girl' tour (216,000 across the 3 nights) -
supported by Level 42, Hue & Cry and The Bhundu Boys

European Championship preliminary match
628 14 October 1987 - England 8 Turkey 0 [4-0] (45,528) J.Barnes (2), Lineker (3), Robson, Beardsley, Webb Win

Schoolboy International: 12 March 1988 - England 2 Brazil 0 (54,900)

Friendly match
631 23 March 1988 - England 2 Netherlands 2 [1-2] (74,590) Lineker, Adams
Adams OG, Bosman
Draw

"The Football League took over the stadium for a whole weekend in 1988 to organise a 16-team tournament to celebrate its centenary. This was the year when Wembley passed the twenty-games mark for the first time, not including the Football League's tournament but helped by the one-off return of the Middlesex Charity Cup Final....."

16/17 April 1988: "To celebrate 100 years of the Football League a knockout competition, sponsored by Mercantile Credit, was organised for 16 clubs from all four divisions. Qualification was based on results from 15 league games between November 1987 and February 1988. The tournament was completed over two days with 40-minute matches in the first two rounds and 60-minute matches for the semi-final and final. Unfortunately it was poorly attended. There were 41,500 on the first day and only 17,000 for the semi-finals and final on the Sunday."

Rous Cup
633
 
21 May 1988 - England 1 Scotland 0 [1-0] (70,480)
 
Beardsley Win
fiftieth goal at Wembley under Bobby Robson 
634 24 May 1988 - England 1 Colombia 1 [1-0] (25,756) Lineker
Escobar
Draw
record: P 4 W 2 D 2 L 0 F 12: A 3 ave att: 54,089

Schoolboy International: 28 May 1988 - England 4 Italy 1 (31,504).
Middlesex Charity Cup Final: 2 June 1988 - Golders Green (Hendon) 2 Wembley 0 (3,715) - "Thanks to astrologer Russell Grant's sponsorship, the Middlesex Charity Cup Final returned to Wembley for the first time since 1945."

11 June 1988 "Another mammoth ten-hour concert was held as a 70th birthday tribute to Nelson Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid leader, who had been imprisoned for the previous 25 years. A wide range of musical styles was represented and artists included Sting, George Michael, The Eurythmics, Natalie Cole, Bryan Adams, The Bee Gees, Phil Collins, Paul Young, Midge Ure, Wet Wet Wet, Aswad, UB40, Chrissie Hynde and Simple Minds. Stevie Wonder made a guest appearance before Whitney Houston and then Dire Straits provided the climax to the event."
Concert on 25 June 1988 - Bruce Springsteen 'Tunnel of Love Express' tour (80,000) -
Concert on 14-16 July 1988 - Michael Jackson 'Bad' tour -
opened by Kim Wilde.

Season 1988-89

Concert on 5-6 August 1988 - Pink Floyd 'Momentary Lapse of Reason' tour
".....and the pre-season Wembley International Tournament sponsored by Makita in the two following years."
13 August 1988 Arsenal 4 Tottenham Hotspur 0 & Bayern Munich 0 AC Milan 1.
14 August 1988 AC Milan 2 Tottenham Hotspur 1 & Arsenal 3 Bayern Munich 0.

"The first meeting at the stadium of the north London rivals kicked off Wembley's new tournament, an attempt to compensate for the lack of European competition due to the ban on English clubs. The attendance for the day was 30,468. Only 27,369 turned up for the second and final day."
Vauxhall Challenge Under-16 International: 20 August 1988 - England 1 Israel 1 - a curtain raiser for the FA Charity Shield match - Liverpool 2 Wimbledon 1 (54,887).
Concert on 26-27 August 1988 - Michael Jackson 'Bad' tour -
again opened by Kim Wilde
2 September 1988 - Human Rights Now! "On the 40th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Amnesty International began a six-week tour of the world, raising awareness with a series of concerts. The performers were Tracy Chapman, Peter Gabriel, Youssou N'Dour, Sting and Bruce Springsteen." 

Friendly match
639 14 September 1988 - England 1 Denmark 0 [1-0] (25,837) Webb Win
World Cup preliminary matches
640
19 October 1988 - England 0 Sweden 0 [0-0] (65,628)
  Draw
The twelfth scoreless draw at Wembley - the 21st time England have failed to score 

Schoolboy International: England 3 Belgium 1 (23,988) - England's three goals came from a Nick Barmby brace and a Ryan Wilson penalty. Wilson became better known as Welsh international player and manager Ryan Giggs.

644 26 April 1989 - England 5 Albania 0 [2-0] (60,602) Lineker, Beardsley (2), Waddle, Gascoigne Win

Women's International: 23 May 1989 - England 0 Sweden 2 (c.3,000) - The women's first appearance at Wembley was a curtain raiser for....

Rous Cup
645 23 May 1989 - England 0 Chile 0 [0-0] (15,628)   Draw
A new record low crowd for a Wembley international. The thirteenth scoreless draw at Wembley - the 22nd time England have failed to score
World Cup preliminary match
647 3 June 1989 - England 3 Poland 0 [1-0] (69,203) Lineker, J.Barnes, Webb Win
record: P 5 W 3 D 2 L 0 F 9: A 0 ave att: 47,380

Schoolboy International: 10 June 1989 - England 1 West Germany 3.
Concert on 17 June 1989 - Cliff Richard 'The Event' tour -
supported by The Shadows, The Searchers, Aswad, Vernon Girls, Gerry & the Pacemakers and the Mersey Sound Orchestra. A celebration of Cliff's 30-year career, spanning the rock & roll years to the present day.


Season 1989-90

Under-16 International: 12 August 1989 - England 2 Scandinavia 1 - a curtain raiser for the FA Charity Shield match - Arsenal 0 Liverpool 1 (63,149). "England had won the Vauxhall Nordic Cup for the first time the previous day and their opponents were selected from four of the countries they had been competing with over the previous week."
Concert on 19 August 1989 - Bros 'In 2 Summer' one night only tour (77,000).
Concert on 26 August 1989 - Simple Minds 'Fighting Years' tour
- supported by Texas, The Silencers and Gun

Friendly matches
651
 
15 November 1989 - England 0 Italy 0 [0-0] (67,500)   Draw
The fourteenth scoreless draw at Wembley - the 23rd time England have failed to score. Record-equalling sixth clean sheet in-a-row
652
13 December 1989 - England 2 Yugoslavia 1 [1-1] (34,796) Robson (2)
Skoro
Win

England's 100th victory at Wembley Stadium.

Schoolboy International: 10 March 1990 - England 1 France 1. - featuring a young Nicky Butt
Youth International: 28 March 1990 - England 0 Denmark 0 - "Wembley's first Under-18 International for 27 years failed to produce a goal in the curtain raiser for the full international."

653 28 March 1990 - England 1 Brazil 0 [1-0] (80,000) Lineker Win

Nelson Mandela Tribute Concert 16 April 1990 - "A hastily arranged five-hour concert began with Nelson Mandela's first public speech to a worldwide audience after his release from prison in South Africa. Many of the artists from his 70th birthday tribute were at Wembley again."
   

Youth International: 25 April 1990 - England 1 Czechoslovakia 1 - another curtain raiser for the full international.

654 25 April 1990 - England 4 Czechoslovakia 2 [2-1] (21,342) Bull (2), Pearce, Gascoigne
Skuhravý, Kubák
Win

Youth International: 15 May 1990 - England 3 Poland 0 - another curtain raiser for the full international.

655 15 May 1990 - England 1 Denmark 0 [0-0] (27,643) Lineker Win

The FA Cup Final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United was played either side of England's match with Denmark. A 3-3- draw on Saturday 12, was followed up on Thursday 17th with a United victory. The replay was the fourth to be held at Wembley. Suffice to say, no Palace or United players were in the England team.
Youth International: 22 May 1990 - England 1 France 3
- another curtain raiser for the full international, featuring a young Jamie Redknapp.

656
22 May 1990 - England 1 Uruguay 2 [0-1] (38,751)
J.Barnes
Ostolaza, J.Perdomo
Lost

This loss ended a new record run of 24 matches unbeaten at the stadium.

record: P 6 W 4 D 1 L 1 F 9: A 5 ave att: 45,005 Robson's record: P 34 W 21 D 9 L 4 F 69: A 18 ave att: 50,546

"There was a rapid increase to a staggering 27 games in 1990 with the pre-match youth internationals and the Football League Play-Off Finals which were generating so much interest that only Wembley could satisfy demand."
Fourth Division Play-off Final: 26 May 1990 - Cambridge United 1 Chesterfield 0 (26,404).
Third Division Play-off Final: 27 May 1990 - Notts County 2 Tranmere Rovers 0 (29,252).
Second Division Play-off Final: 28 May 1990 - Sunderland 0 Swindon Town (72,873).
Schoolboy International: 2 June 1990 - England 1 Netherlands 0.
Concert on 4, 6 & 7 July 1990 - Rolling Stones 'Urban Jungle' tour -
supported by Gun
Concert on 22-24 July 1990 - Madonna 'Blond Ambition' tour -
supported by Technotronic


England's Stadium Record 1924-1990
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
World Cup 24 17 7 0 55 9 +46 5 12 2.292 0.375 85.4 +17
Euro Championship 22 16 3 3 61 9 +52 3 17 2.773 0.409 79.5 +13
British Championship 56 34 11 11 134 64 +70 7 17 2.393 1.143 70.5 +23

*Three matches were British Championship and European Championship, these results have not been included in the final total.

Minor Tournament 5 2 3 0 5 3 +2 1 2 1.00 0.60 70.0 +2
Friendlies 64 36 18 10 138 69 +69 7 14 2.156 1.078 70.3 +26
Total 168 103 42 23 384 150 +234 23 61 2.286 0.893 73.8 +80

*Three matches removed from total - P3 - W2 - D0 - L1 - F9 - A4;

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