Match No. 730 - Wednesday, 12th February 1997

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    • 1
    • Ian WalkerSpurs, 3rd of 4 caps
      25 years, 3 months, 12 days
    • 2
    • Gary NevilleMan Utd, 17th of 85 caps
      21 years, 11 month, 22 days
    • 3
    • Stuart PearceNotts Forest, 73rd of 78 caps
      34 years, 9 months, 18 days
    • 4
    • Paul InceInter Milan, 27th of 53 caps
      29 years, 3 months, 22 days
    • 5
    • Sol CampbellSpurs, 4th of 73 caps
      22 years, 4 months, 24 days
    • 7
    • David BeckhamMan Utd, 4th of 115 caps
      21 years, 9 months, 10 days
    • 8
    • David BattyNewcastle Utd, 20th of 42 caps
      28 years, 2 months, 10 days
    • 87'
    • 9
    • Alan ShearerNewcastle Utd, 31st of 63 caps
      26 years, 5 months, 30 days
      (c)3rd captaincy
    • 17
    • Les FerdinandNewcastle Utd, 13th of 17 caps
      30 years, 2 months, 4 days
    • 61'
    • 16
    • Paul MersonArsenal, 15th of 21 caps
      28 years, 10 months, 23 days
    • 76'
    • 18
    • Ian WrightArsenal, 22nd of 33 caps
      33 years, 3 months, 9 days
    • 87'
  • Gianfranco Zola, 20' (19:05)
    • 1
    • Angelo PeruzziAngelo Peruzzi.
      Born 16th Feb 1970, Blera.
    • 2
    • Ciro FerraraCiro Ferrara.
      Born 11th Feb 1967, Naples.
    • 3
    • Paolo MaldiniPaolo Cesare Maldini.
      Born 26th Jun 1968, Milan.
      (c)
    • 4
    • Dino BaggioDino Baggio.
      Born 24th Jul 1971, Camposampiero.
    • 5
    • Fabio CannavaroFabio Cannavaro.
      Born 13th Sep 1973, Naples.
    • 6
    • Alessandro CostacurtaAlessandro Costacurta.
      Born 24th Apr 1966, Jerago con Orago.
    • 7
    • Angelo Di LivioAngelo Di Livio.
      Born 26th Jul 1966, Rome.
    • 8
    • Roberto Di MatteoRoberto Di Matteo.
      Born 29th May 1970, Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
    • 9
    • Pierluigi CasiraghiPierluigi Casiraghi.
      Born 4th Mar 1969, Monza.
    • 76'
    • 10
    • Demetrio AlbertiniDemetrio Albertini.
      Born 23rd Aug 1971, Besana in Brianza.
    • 11
    • Gianfranco ZolaGianfranco Zola.
      Born 5th Jul 1966, Oliena.
    • 90'
    • 17
    • Fabrizio RavanelliFabrizio Ravanelli.
      Born 11th Dec 1968, Perugia.
    • 76'
    • 15
    • Diego FuserDiego Fuser.
      Born 11th Nov 1968, Venaria Reale.
    • 90'

Notes

  • Player MilestoneMatt le Tissier's Last Cap

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • www.independent.co.uk Zola unzips new-style England

Managers

Referee

  • Hungary Sandor Puhl

Attendance

  • 75,055

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 1 place, losing -25 ranking points to 1931 points England - 8th - 1
  • Italy - 5th

World Cup 1998 Q

(Group 2)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • England
    • 19
    • +13
    • 1
    • 1
    • 6
    • 8
    • Italy
    • 18
    • +10
    • 0
    • 3
    • 5
    • 8
    • Poland
    • 10
    • -2
    • 4
    • 1
    • 3
    • 8
    • Georgia
    • 10
    • -2
    • 4
    • 1
    • 3
    • 8
    • Moldova
    • 0
    • -19
    • 8
    • 0
    • 0
    • 8
    • Final Standings.