Match No. 746 - Friday, 29th May 1998

      • 1
      • Nigel MartynLeeds, 7th of 23 caps
        31 years, 9 months, 18 days
      • 2
      • Gary NevilleMan Utd, 27th of 85 caps
        23 years, 3 months, 11 day
      • HT
      • 3
      • Phil NevilleMan Utd, 12th of 59 caps
        21 years, 4 months, 8 days
      • HT
      • 4
      • Nicky ButtMan Utd, 6th of 39 caps
        23 years, 4 months, 8 days
      • 5
      • Sol CampbellSpurs, 16th of 73 caps
        23 years, 8 months, 11 day
        (c)1st captaincy
      • 76'
      • 6
      • Martin KeownArsenal, 18th of 43 caps
        31 years, 10 months, 5 days
      • 7
      • Rob LeeNewcastle Utd, 17th of 21 caps
        32 years, 3 months, 28 days
      • 8
      • Paul GascoigneMiddlesbrough, 57th of 57 caps
        31 years, 0 months, 2 days
      • 50'
      • 10
      • Paul MersonMiddlesbrough, 18th of 21 caps
        30 years, 2 months, 9 days
      • 12
      • Rio FerdinandWest Ham, 3rd of 81 caps
        19 years, 6 months, 22 days
      • HT
      • 18
      • Michael OwenLiverpool, 5th of 89 caps
        18 years, 5 months, 15 days
      • HT
      • 15
      • David BeckhamMan Utd, 15th of 115 caps
        23 years, 0 months, 27 days
      • 50'
      • 16
      • Dion DublinCoventry, 3rd of 4 caps
        29 years, 1 month, 7 days
      • 76'
        • 1
        • Philippe vande WallePhilippe vande Walle.
          Born 22nd Dec 1961.
        • 2
        • Éric DeflandreÉric Deflandre.
          Born 2nd Aug 1973.
        • 3
        • Eric van MeirEric van Meir.
          Born 28th Feb 1968.
          57'
        • 4
        • Mike VerstraetenMichaël Johan Stefan (Mike) Verstraeten.
          Born 12th Aug 1967.
        • 5
        • Vital BorkelmansVital Philomene Borkelmans.
          Born 1st Jun 1963.
        • 14
        • Glen de BoeckGlen de Boeck.
          Born 22nd Aug 1971.
          65'
        • 7
        • Gert VerheyenGert Verheyen.
          Born 20th Sep 1970.
        • 62'
        • 8
        • Émile MpenzaEka Basunga Lokonda Mpenza.
          Born 4th Jul 1978.
        • 9
        • Michaël GoossensMichaël Goossens.
          Born 30th Nov 1973.
        • HT
        • 10
        • Enzo ScifoVincenzo Daniele Scifo.
          Born 19th Feb 1966.
          (c)
        • 15
        • Danny BoffinDaniel Edouward Boffin.
          Born 10th Jul 1965.
        • 11
        • Mbo MpenzaMbo Jérôme Mpenza.
          Born 4th Dec 1976.
        • HT
        • 13
        • Gert ClaessensGert Claessens.
          Born 21st Feb 1972.
        • 62'

      Notes

      • Match InfoNo extra time was played. The match progressed straight to a penalty shoot-out after 90 minutes and the winner would receive an extra point.
      • Penalty Shoot-outBelgium win 4-3 on Penalty Kicks
        Eric van Meir scored
        Robert Lee saved by Philippe van der Walle
        Vital Borkelmans scored
        Michael Owen scored
        Mbo M'penza scored
        David Beckham scored
        Enzo Scifo saved by Nigel Martyn
        Paul Merson scored
        Philippe van der Walle scored
        Les Ferdinand saved by Philippe van der Walle
      • Tournament InfoFrance win the 1998 King Hassan Tournament on goals scored. England are runners-up.
      • Player MilestonePaul Gascoigne's Last Cap
      • Player MilestoneLes Ferdinand's Last Cap
      • Player MilestoneGraeme le Saux's 25th Cap

      Sources

      • YouTube
      • Royal Belgian Football Association
      • The Guardian "Gazza fails to spark England", Saturday 30th May, page 29.

      Managers

      Referee

      • Morocco Abderrahim El Arjoune

      Attendance

      • 18,000

      Half Time Score

      ELO Ratings

      • No change in rank, losing -7 ranking points to 1972 points England - 6th
      • Belgium - 20th

      King Hassan II Cup

      (1998)

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        • Pts
        • GD
        • L
        • D
        • W
        • P
        • France
        • 4
        • +1
        • 0
        • 1
        • 1
        • 2
        • England
        • 4
        • +1
        • 0
        • 1
        • 1
        • 2
        • Morocco
        • 2
        • -1
        • 1
        • 1
        • 0
        • 2
        • Belgium
        • 2
        • -1
        • 1
        • 1
        • 0
        • 2
        • Final Standings.