Match No. 597 - Tuesday, 26th March 1985

  • Trevor Steven1st of 4 goals, 45'
  • Lineker receives the ball centrally, two yards from the D. He advances into the area and from 14 yards chips a right footed shot over the onrushing Bonner, who gets a left hand to it but cannot prevent the ball from crossing the line. Gary Lineker1st of 48 goals, 76'
    • 1
    • Gary BaileyMan Utd, 1st of 2 caps
      26 years, 7 months, 17 days
    • 2
    • Viv AndersonArsenal, 14th of 30 caps
      28 years, 6 months, 28 days
    • 3
    • Kenny SansomArsenal, 49th of 86 caps
      26 years, 6 months, 0 days
    • 5
    • Mark WrightSouthampton, 5th of 45 caps
      21 years, 7 months, 25 days
    • 6
    • Terry ButcherIpswich, 29th of 77 caps
      26 years, 2 months, 29 days
    • 7
    • Bryan RobsonMan Utd, 40th of 90 caps
      28 years, 2 months, 15 days
      (c)16th captaincy
    • 82'
    • 8
    • Ray WilkinsAC Milan, 67th of 84 caps
      28 years, 6 months, 12 days
    • 9
    • Mark HateleyAC Milan, 8th of 32 caps
      23 years, 4 months, 19 days
    • 73'
    • 10
    • Gary LinekerLeicester, 2nd of 80 caps
      24 years, 3 months, 26 days
    • 11
    • Chris WaddleNewcastle Utd, 1st of 62 caps
      24 years, 3 months, 12 days
    • 14
    • Glenn HoddleSpurs, 20th of 53 caps
      27 years, 4 months, 30 days
    • 82'
  • Liam Brady, 88'
  •  
    • 1
    • Packie BonnerPatrick Joseph Bonner.
      Born 24th May 1960, Burtonport.
    • 2
    • Chris HughtonChristopher William Gerard Hughton.
      Born 11th Dec 1958, Forest Gate, Essex.
    • 3
    • Jim BeglinJames Martin Beglin.
      Born 29th Jul 1963, Waterford.
    • 4
    • Mark LawrensonMark Thomas Lawrenson.
      Born 2nd Jun 1957, Penwortham, Lancashire.
    • 5
    • Mick McCarthyMichael Joseph McCarthy.
      Born 7th Feb 1959, Barnsley.
    • 6
    • Liam BradyWilliam Brady.
      Born 13th Feb 1956, Dublin.
    • 7
    • Ronnie WhelanRonald Andrew Whelan.
      Born 25th Sep 1961, Dublin.
      Son of Ronnie Whelan Sr.
    • 70'
    • 8
    • Gary WaddockGary Patrick Waddock.
      Born 17th Mar 1962, Kingsbury.
    • 9
    • Eamonn O'KeefeEamonn Gerard O'Keefe.
      Born 13th Oct 1953, Manchester.
    • 79'
    • 10
    • Frank StapletonFrancis Anthony Stapleton.
      Born 10th Jul 1956, Dublin.
      (c)
    • 11
    • Paul McGrathPaul McGrath.
      Born 4th Dec 1959, Ealing.
    • HT
    • 12
    • David O'LearyDavid Anthony O'Leary.
      Born 2nd May 1958, Stoke Newington.
    • HT
    • 15
    • Kevin O'CallaghanKevin O'Callaghan.
      Born 19th Oct 1961, Dagenham.
    • 70'
    • 14
    • John ByrneJohn Frederick Byrne.
      Born 1st Feb 1961, Manchester.
    • 79'

Notes

  • Player MilestoneGary Bailey's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestoneChris Waddle's 1st Cap
  • Player MilestonePeter Davenport's Only Cap
  • Goal MilestoneTrevor Steven's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneGary Lineker's 1st Goal
  • Match MilestoneEngland's 350th win

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland George Smith

Attendance

  • 34,793

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 2 ranking points to 1986 points England - 3rd
  • Republic of Ireland - 31st