Match No. 724 - Tuesday, 18th June 1996, 7:30pm

  • Assist: Paul Ince. After a break away from a Dutch corner McManaman passes to Ince inside the area who is tripped by Blind as he goes past him. Blind is booked. Shearer's right footed penalty beats the diving van der Sar into the left side netting. Alan Shearer8th of 30 goals, 23' (22:25) (pen)
  • Assist: Paul Gascoigne. Gascoigne swings in a right footed corner from the left. Sheringham beats Winter to the ball 8 yards out just to the right of the penalty spot and heads the ball into the bottom right corner of the net. Teddy Sheringham3rd of 11 goals, 51' (50:06)
  • Assist: Teddy Sheringham. Gascoigne dribbles into the area from the left channel past two Dutch players and pulls back to Sheringham in the area. Sheringham draws in the defenders before side-footing the ball square to Shearer (12 yards out level with the right post) who blasts the ball, right-footed, into the top right corner of the net. Alan Shearer9th of 30 goals, 57' (56:06)
  • Assist: Darren Anderton. Anderton's 20-yard shot can only be parried by van der Sar and Sheringham beats Bogarde to the ball (10 yards out, centre) and hits a sliding right-footed shot into the left side-netting. Teddy Sheringham4th of 11 goals, 62' (61:24)
    • 1
    • David SeamanArsenal, 27th of 75 caps
      32 years, 8 months, 29 days
    • 2
    • Gary NevilleMan Utd, 13th of 85 caps
      21 years, 4 months, 0 days
    • 3
    • Stuart PearceNotts Forest, 68th of 78 caps
      34 years, 1 month, 24 days
    • 4
    • Paul InceInter Milan, 22nd of 53 caps
      28 years, 7 months, 28 days
      43' Foul challenge by pulling back Jordi as he advanced. Misses next match due to suspension.
    • 67'
    • 5
    • Tony AdamsArsenal, 43rd of 66 caps
      29 years, 8 months, 8 days
      (c)9th captaincy
    • 6
    • Gareth SouthgateAston Villa, 7th of 57 caps
      25 years, 9 months, 15 days
      90' Dangerous challenge from behind on Bergkamp.
    • 9
    • Alan ShearerBlackburn, 26th of 63 caps
      25 years, 10 months, 5 days
    • 76'
    • 10
    • Teddy SheringhamSpurs, 18th of 51 caps
      30 years, 2 months, 16 days
      41' Foul challenge on Bogarde
    • 76'
    • 7
    • David PlattArsenal, 60th of 62 caps
      30 years, 0 months, 8 days
    • 67'
    • 21
    • Robbie FowlerLiverpool, 4th of 26 caps
      21 years, 2 months, 9 days
    • 76'
    • 14
    • Nicky BarmbyMiddlesbrough, 8th of 23 caps
      22 years, 4 months, 7 days
    • 76'
  • Patrick Kluivert, 78' (77:31)
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    • 1
    • Edwin van der SarEdwin van der Sar.
      Born 29th Oct 1970, Voorhout.
    • 2
    • Michael ReizigerMichael John Reiziger.
      Born 3rd May 1973, Amstelveen.
    • 3
    • Danny BlindDirk Franciscus Blind.
      Born 1st Aug 1961, Vlissingen.
      Father of Daley Blind.
      (c) 22' Trip on Ince as he went by into the box. Lead to penalty.
    • 15
    • Winston BogardeWinston Lloyd Bogarde.
      Born 22nd Oct 1970, Rotterdam.
    • 12
    • Aron WinterAron Mohamed Winter.
      Born 1st Mar 1967, Paramaribo, Suriname.
      19' Cynical late trip on Anderton.
    • 6
    • Ronald de BoerRonaldus de Boer.
      Born 15th May 1970, Hoorn.
      Brother of Frank de Boer
    • 72'
    • 4
    • Clarence SeedorfClarence Clyde Seedorf.
      Born 1st Apr 1976, Paramaribo, Suriname.
    • 14
    • Richard WitschgeRichard Peter Witschge.
      Born 20th Sep 1969, Amsterdam.
      Brother of Rob Witschge
    • HT
    • 17
    • Jordi CruyffJohan Jordi Cruijff.
      Born 9th Feb 1974, Amsterdam.
      Son of Johan Cruijff
    • 10
    • Dennis BergkampDennis Nicolaas Maria Bergkamp.
      Born 10th May 1969, Amsterdam.
      67' Cynical late trip on McManaman.
    • 11
    • Peter HoekstraPeter Martin Hoekstra.
      Born 4th Apr 1973, Assen.
    • 73'
    • 18
    • Johan de KockJohannes de Kock.
      Born 25th Oct 1964, Sliedrecht.
    • HT
    • 9
    • Patrick KluivertPatrick Stephan Kluivert.
      Born 1st Jul 1976, Amsterdam.
    • 72'
    • 20
    • Phillip CocuPhillip John-William Cocu.
      Born 29th Oct 1970, Eindhoven.
    • 73'

Notes

  • Euro 96 Group AEngland progress to the knockout stages as group winners. Netherlands progress as runners-up on goals for - three to Scotland's one.
  • Penalty: Alan Shearer1st scored from 1 taken (100.0%). England's 77th overall.

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • englandstats.com Digital Archive
  • uefa.com
  • www.independent.co.uk England's night of rapture

Managers

Referee

  • Austria Gerd Grabher

Attendance

  • 76,798

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Up 5 places, gaining 37 ranking points to 1929 points England - 7th - 5
  • Netherlands - 11th

Euro 96

(Group A)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • England
    • 7
    • +5
    • 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • Netherland...
    • 4
    • -1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 3
    • Scotland
    • 4
    • -1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 3
    • Switzerlan...
    • 1
    • -3
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
    • 3
    • Final Standings.