Match No. 551 - Wednesday, 29th April 1981, 7:45pm

      • 1
      • Peter ShiltonNotts Forest, 34th of 125 caps
        31 years, 7 months, 11 day
      • 2
      • Viv AndersonNotts Forest, 6th of 30 caps
        24 years, 8 months, 0 days
      • 3
      • Kenny SansomArsenal, 14th of 86 caps
        22 years, 7 months, 3 days
      • 4
      • Bryan RobsonWBA, 7th of 90 caps
        24 years, 3 months, 18 days
      • 5
      • David WatsonSouthampton, 59th of 65 caps
        34 years, 6 months, 24 days
        (c)1st captaincy
      • 6
      • Russell OsmanIpswich, 3rd of 11 caps
        22 years, 2 months, 15 days
      • 7
      • Ray WilkinsMan Utd, 37th of 84 caps
        24 years, 7 months, 15 days
      • 9
      • Steve CoppellMan Utd, 28th of 42 caps
        25 years, 9 months, 20 days
      • 10
      • Trevor FrancisNotts Forest, 20th of 52 caps
        27 years, 0 months, 10 days
      • 11
      • Tony WoodcockCologne, 17th of 42 caps
        25 years, 4 months, 23 days
        • 1
        • Vasile IordacheVasile Iordache.
          Born 9th Oct 1950, Iasi.
        • 2
        • Nicolae NegrilăNicolae Negrilă.
          Born 23rd Jul 1954, Gighera.
        • 3
        • Ion MunteanuIon Munteanu.
          Born 7th Jun 1955.
        • 4
        • Ștefan SameșȘtefan Sameș.
          Born 14th Oct 1951, Dobroesti.
          Time Unknown
        • 5
        • Costică ȘtefănescuCostică Ștefănescu.
          Born 26th Mar 1951, Bucharest.
          (c)
        • 6
        • Aurel BeldeanuAurel Beldeanu.
          Born 5th Mar 1951, Dobroesti.
        • 7
        • Zoltan CrićanZoltanCrićan.
          Born 3rd May 1955, Oradea.
        • 8
        • Anghel IordănescuAnghel Iordănescu.
          Born 4th May 1950, Burcharest.
        • 9
        • Rodion CămătaruRodion Doru Gorun Cămătaru.
          Born 22nd Jun 1958, Strehaia.
        • 10
        • Tudorel StoicaTudorel Stoica.
          Born 7th Sep 1954, Braila.
        • 11
        • Ilie BalaciIlie Balaci.
          Born 13th Sep 1956, Bistret.

      Notes

      Sources

      • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
      • England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
      • www.romaniansoccer.ro
      • Official Match Programme
      • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

      Managers

      Referee

      • Belgium Alexis Ponnet

      Attendance

      • 62,500

      Half Time Score

      ELO Ratings

      • No change in rank, losing -13 ranking points to 1969 points England - 4th
      • 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.