Match No. 704 - Tuesday, 17th May 1994

  • Darren Anderton1st of 7 goals. , 24'
  • Peter Beardsley9th of 9 goals. , 37'
  • "But with two minutes of the half remaining Kalitzakis upended Shearer, leaving Platt with the formailty of a penalty." David Platt22nd of 27 goals. Right-footed from 12 yards., 45' (pen)
  • David Platt23rd of 27 goals. , 55'
  • Alan Shearer3rd of 30 goals. , 65'
    • 1
    • Tim FlowersBlackburn, 2nd of 11 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 14 days
      Goalkeeper
    • 2
    • Rob JonesLiverpool, 3rd of 8 caps
      22 years, 6 months, 12 days
      Right Back
    • Off 82'
    • 3
    • Graeme Le SauxBlackburn, 2nd of 36 caps
      25 years, 7 months, 0 days
      Left Back
    • 5
    • Steve BouldArsenal, 1st of 2 caps
      31 years, 6 months, 1 day
      Centre Back
    • 6
    • Tony AdamsArsenal, 30th of 66 caps
      27 years, 7 months, 7 days
      Centre Back
    • 7
    • David PlattSampdoria, 47th of 62 caps
      27 years, 11 month, 7 days
      Midfielder
      (c)9th captaincy
    • 8
    • Paul MersonArsenal, 14th of 21 caps
      26 years, 1 month, 28 days
      Midfielder
    • 9
    • Alan ShearerBlackburn, 9th of 63 caps
      23 years, 9 months, 4 days
      Centre Forward
    • 10
    • Peter BeardsleyNewcastle Utd, 51st of 59 caps
      33 years, 3 months, 30 days
      Centre Forward
    • Off 70'
    • 11
    • Darren AndertonSpurs, 2nd of 30 caps
      22 years, 2 months, 14 days
      Right Midfielder
    • Off 63'
    • 16
    • Matt Le TissierSouthampton, 2nd of 8 caps
      25 years, 7 months, 3 days
      Centre Forward
    • On 63'
    • 15
    • Ian WrightArsenal, 17th of 33 caps
      30 years, 6 months, 14 days
      Centre Forward
    • On 70'
    • 14
    • Stuart PearceNotts Forest, 56th of 78 caps
      32 years, 0 months, 23 days
      Left Back
    • On 82'
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    • 1
    • Christos KarkamanisChristos Karkamanis.
      Born 22nd Sep 1969, Thessaloniki.
    • 2
    • Stratos ApostolakisEfstratios Apostolakis.
      Born 17th May 1964, Agrinio.
    • 3
    • Vaios KaragiannisVaios Karagiannis.
      Born 25th Jun 1968, Karditsa.
    • 4
    • Thanasis KolitsidakisAthanasios Kolitsidakis.
      Born 21st Nov 1966, Thessaloniki.
    • Off HT
    • 5
    • Giannis KalitzakisIoannis Kalitzakis.
      Born 10th Feb 1966, Eleusina.
    • 6
    • Panagiotis TsalouchidisPanagiotis Tsalouchidis.
      Born 30th Mar 1963, Veria.
      (c)
    • 7
    • Minas HantzidisMinas Hantzidis.
      Born 4th Jul 1966, Kettwig, West Germany.
    • Off HT
    • 8
    • Nikos NiopliasNikolaos Nioplias.
      Born 17th Jan 1965, Kozani.
    • 9
    • Nikos MachlasNikolaos Machlas.
      Born 16th Jun 1973, Crete.
    • Off HT
    • 10
    • Savvas KofidisSavvas Kofidis.
      Born 5th Feb 1961, Kazakh, Soviet Union.
    • Off 70'
    • 11
    • Nikos TsiantakisNikolaos Tsiantakis.
      Born 20th Oct 1963, Athens.
    • 12
    • Kyriakos KarataidisKyriakos Karataidis.
      Born 4th Jul 1965, Kastoria.
    • On HT
    • 14
    • Tasos MitropoulosAnastassios Mitropoulos.
      Born 23rd Aug 1957, Volos.
    • On HT
    • 16
    • Dimitris SaravakosDimitrios Saravakos.
      Born 26th Jul 1961, Athens.
    • On HT
    • 13
    • Christos KostisChristos Kostis.
      Born 15th Jan 1972, Thessaloniki.
    • On 70'

England Starting Formation

    4-4-2

Notes

  • Penalty: David Platt2nd scored from 3 taken (66.7%). England's 75th overall. "But with two minutes of the half remaining Kalitzakis upended Shearer, leaving Platt with the formailty of a penalty."
  • Player MilestoneKevin Richardson's Only Cap
  • Player MilestoneSteve Bould's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneDarren Anderton's 1st Goal
  • Goal MilestoneDarren Anderton, 24' - 1650th goal scored by England

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • The Independent Venables turns the vegetables into venerables
  • The Guardian "Platt puts the skids under Greece", Thursday 18th May 1994, page 16.

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland James McCluskey

Attendance

  • 23,689

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 3 places, gaining 6 ranking points to 1891 points England - 11th - 3
  • Greece - 32nd