Match No. 659 - Saturday, 16th June 1990, 9:00pm

      • 1
      • Hans van BreukelenJohannes Franciscus van Breukelen.
        Born 4th Oct 1956, Utrecht.
      • 2
      • Berry van AerleHubertus Aegidius Hermanus van Aerle.
        Born 8th Dec 1962, Helmond.
      • 3
      • Frank RijkaardFranklin Edmundo Rijkaard.
        Born 30th Sep 1962, Amsterdam.
      • 4
      • Ronald KoemanRonald Koeman.
        Born 21st Mar 1963, Zaandam.
        Brother of Erwin Koeman
      • 5
      • Adri van TiggelenAdrianus A. van Tiggelen.
        Born 16th Jun 1957, Oud-Beijerland.
      • 6
      • Jan WoutersJan Jacobus Wouters.
        Born 17th Jul 1960, Utrecht.
      • 11
      • Richard WitschgeRichard Peter Witschge.
        Born 20th Sep 1969, Amsterdam.
        Brother of Rob Witschge
      • 14
      • John van 't SchipJohannes Nicolaas van 't Schip.
        Born 30th Dec 1963, Fort St. John, Canada.
      • Off 75'74:20
      • 9
      • Marco van BastenMarco van Basten.
        Born 31st Oct 1964, Utrecht.
      • 10
      • Ruud GullitRuud Gullit.
        Born 1st Sep 1962, Amsterdam.
        (c)
      • 17
      • Hans GillhausJohannes Paulus Gillhaus.
        Born 5th Nov 1963, Helmond.
      • 12
      • Wim KieftWillem Cornelis Nicolaas Kieft.
        Born 12th Nov 1962, Amsterdam.
      • On 75'74:20
        • 1
        • Peter ShiltonDerby, 120th of 125 caps
          40 years, 8 months, 28 days
          Goalkeeper
          (c)14th captaincy
        • 12
        • Paul ParkerQPR, 6th of 19 caps
          26 years, 2 months, 12 days
          Right Wing Back
        • 3
        • Stuart PearceNotts Forest, 26th of 78 caps
          28 years, 1 month, 22 days
          Left Wing Back
        • 14
        • Mark WrightDerby, 25th of 45 caps
          26 years, 10 months, 15 days
          Sweeper
        • 5
        • Des WalkerNotts Forest, 20th of 59 caps
          24 years, 6 months, 20 days
          Centre Back
        • 6
        • Terry ButcherRangers, 74th of 77 caps
          31 years, 5 months, 19 days
          Centre Back
        • 7
        • Bryan RobsonMan Utd, 87th of 90 caps
          33 years, 5 months, 5 days
          Midfielder
        • Off 65'64:18
        • 8
        • Chris WaddleMarseille, 54th of 62 caps
          29 years, 6 months, 2 days
          Midfielder
        • Off 59'58:45
        • 19
        • Paul GascoigneSpurs, 13th of 57 caps
          23 years, 0 months, 20 days
          Midfielder
        • 10
        • Gary LinekerSpurs, 53rd of 80 caps
          29 years, 6 months, 16 days
          Centre Forward
        • 11
        • John BarnesLiverpool, 55th of 79 caps
          26 years, 7 months, 9 days
          Centre Forward
        • 21
        • Steve BullWolves, 9th of 13 caps
          25 years, 2 months, 19 days
          Centre Forward
        • On 59'58:45
        • 17
        • David PlattAston Villa, 6th of 62 caps
          24 years, 0 months, 6 days
          Midfielder
        • On 65'64:18

      England Starting Formation

        1-2-5-2

      Notes

      • Lineker: Goal DisallowedLineker had the ball in the net in the 52 minute [51:33] but "The rebound struck Lineker's arm before he could turn it into the net."
      • Pearce: Goal DisallowedPearce also had the ball in the net in added on time [91:23] direct from a free kick "Unfortunately, in the excitment, everyone had forgotten the free kick was indirect."
      • Player MilestoneMark Wright's 25th Cap

      Sources

      • England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
      • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
      • The Guardian "Firepower flaw in Robson's revolution", Monday 18th June 1990, page 12.
      • Daily Telegraph "Robson's sweeper system provides hope for England", Monday 18th June 1990, page 38.
      • englandstats.com Digital Archive

      Managers

      Referee

      • Yugoslavia Zoran Petrović

      Attendance

      • 35,267

      Half Time Score

      ELO Ratings

      • Up 1 place, gaining 6 ranking points to 1945 points England - 5th - 1
      • Netherlands - 3rd

      World Cup 1990

      (Group F)

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