Match No. 548 - Wednesday, 15th October 1980, 3:00pm

  • Marcel Răducanu, 35'
  • Anghel Iordănescu, 75' (pen)
    • 1
    • Vasile IordacheVasile Iordache.
      Born 9th Oct 1950, Iasi.
    • 2
    • Nicolae NegrilăNicolae Negrilă.
      Born 23rd Jul 1954, Gighera.
    • 3
    • Costică ȘtefănescuCostică Ștefănescu.
      Born 26th Mar 1951, Bucharest.
      (c)
    • 4
    • Ștefan SameșȘtefan Sameș.
      Born 14th Oct 1951, Dobroesti.
    • 5
    • Ion MunteanuIon Munteanu.
      Born 7th Jun 1955.
    • 6
    • Aurel ȚicleanuAurel Țicleanu.
      Born 20th Jan 1959, Teliuc.
    • 71'
    • 7
    • Aurel BeldeanuAurel Beldeanu.
      Born 5th Mar 1951, Dobroesti.
    • 8
    • Anghel IordănescuAnghel Iordănescu.
      Born 4th May 1950, Burcharest.
    • 9
    • Zoltan CrićanZoltanCrićan.
      Born 3rd May 1955, Oradea.
    • 10
    • Rodion CămătaruRodion Doru Gorun Cămătaru.
      Born 22nd Jun 1958, Strehaia.
    • 11
    • Marcel RăducanuMarcel Răducanu.
      Born 21st Oct 1954, Burcharest.
    • Ion DumitruIon Dumitru.
      Born 2nd Jan 1950, Burcharest.
    • 71'
    • 1
    • Ray ClemenceLiverpool, 52nd of 61 caps
      32 years, 2 months, 10 days
    • 2
    • Phil NealLiverpool, 28th of 50 caps
      29 years, 7 months, 23 days
    • 3
    • Kenny SansomArsenal, 11th of 86 caps
      22 years, 0 months, 19 days
    • 4
    • Phil ThompsonLiverpool, 28th of 42 caps
      26 years, 8 months, 25 days
      (c)5th captaincy
    • 5
    • David WatsonSouthampton, 57th of 65 caps
      34 years, 0 months, 10 days
    • 7
    • Graham RixArsenal, 2nd of 17 caps
      22 years, 11 month, 23 days
    • 9
    • Garry BirtlesNotts Forest, 3rd of 3 caps
      24 years, 2 months, 19 days
    • 65'
    • 10
    • Tony WoodcockCologne, 15th of 42 caps
      24 years, 10 months, 9 days
    • 11
    • Eric GatesIpswich, 2nd of 2 caps
      25 years, 3 months, 17 days
    • HT
    • Steve CoppellMan Utd, 26th of 42 caps
      25 years, 3 months, 6 days
    • HT

Notes

  • Player MilestoneGarry Birtles' Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneEric Gates' Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneLaurie Cunningham's Last Cap

Sources

  • England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
  • www.romaniansoccer.ro
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • Sweden Ulf Eriksson

Attendance

  • 80,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 1 place, losing -26 ranking points to 1996 points England - 4th - 1
  • Romania - 17th

World Cup 1982 Q

(Group 4)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • Hungary
    • 10
    • +5
    • 2
    • 2
    • 4
    • 8
    • England
    • 9
    • +5
    • 3
    • 1
    • 4
    • 8
    • Romania
    • 8
    • 0
    • 2
    • 4
    • 2
    • 8
    • Switzerlan...
    • 7
    • -3
    • 3
    • 3
    • 2
    • 8
    • Norway
    • 6
    • -7
    • 4
    • 2
    • 2
    • 8
    • Final Standings.