Match No. 759 - Wednesday, 9th June 1999, 7:25pm

  • Georgi Markov, 18'
    • 1
    • Dimitar IvankovDimitar Ivanov Ivankov.
      Born 30th Oct 1975, Sofia.
    • 2
    • Radostin KishishevRadostin Prodanov Kishishev.
      Born 30th Jul 1974, Burgas.
    • 3
    • Zlatomir ZagorčićZlatomir Zagorčić.
      Born 15th Jun 1971, Novi Sad.
    • 4
    • Stanimir StoilovStanimir Kolev Stoilov.
      Born 13th Feb 1967, Haskovo.
    • 5
    • Georgi MarkovGeorgi Slavev Markov.
      Born 20th Jan 1972, Gotse Delchev.
    • 6
    • Rosen KirilovRosen Yordanov Kirilov.
      Born 4th Jan 1973, Vidin.
    • 7
    • Stiliyan PetrovStiliyan Alyoshev Petrov.
      Born 5th Jul 1979, Mihaylovgrad.
    • 8
    • Hristo StoichkovHristo Stoichkov.
      Born 8th Feb 1966, Plovdiv.
      (c)
    • 73'
    • 9
    • Hristo YovovHristo Georgiev Yovov.
      Born 4th Nov 1977, Svoge.
    • HT
    • 10
    • Milen PetkovMilen Ivanov Petkov.
      Born 12th Jan 1974, General Toshevo.
    • 11
    • Ilian IlievIlian Dimov Iliev.
      Born 2nd Jul 1968, Varna.
      49'
    • 60'
    • 18
    • Martin PetrovMartin Petyov Petrov.
      Born 15th Jan 1979, Vratsa.
      59' & 59' Two cautionable offences.
    • HT 59'
    • 14
    • Daniel BorimirovDaniel Borimirov Borisov.
      Born 15th Jan 1970, Vidin.
    • 60'
    • 17
    • Georgi BachevGeorgi Krumov Bachev.
      Born 18th Apr 1977, Blagoevgrad.
    • 73'
    • 1
    • David SeamanArsenal, 52nd of 75 caps
      35 years, 8 months, 20 days
    • 2
    • Phil NevilleMan Utd, 17th of 59 caps
      22 years, 4 months, 19 days
    • 3
    • Michael GraySunderland, 3rd of 3 caps
      24 years, 10 months, 6 days
    • 6
    • Sol CampbellSpurs, 27th of 73 caps
      24 years, 8 months, 21 day
      52'
    • 8
    • David BattyNewcastle Utd, 40th of 42 caps
      30 years, 6 months, 7 days
    • 9
    • Alan ShearerNewcastle Utd, 51st of 63 caps
      28 years, 9 months, 27 days
      (c)22nd captaincy
    • 11
    • Robbie FowlerLiverpool, 9th of 26 caps
      24 years, 2 months, 0 days
      3'
    • 81'
    • 15
    • Ray ParlourArsenal, 3rd of 10 caps
      26 years, 3 months, 2 days
    • 64'
    • 18
    • Emile HeskeyLeicester, 2nd of 62 caps
      21 years, 4 months, 29 days
    • 81'

Notes

  • Player MilestoneMichael Gray's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneJonathan Woodgate's 1st Cap

Sources

  • uefa.com
  • BBC Football "England stutter in Sofia"
  • The Guardian "England lose sight of Europe", Thursday, 10th June 1999, page 32.

Managers

Referee

  • Netherlands Mario van der Ende

Attendance

  • 22,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 1 place, losing -9 ranking points to 1919 points England - 10th - 1
  • Bulgaria - 47th

Euro 2000 Qualifying

(Group 5)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • Sweden
    • 22
    • +8
    • 0
    • 1
    • 7
    • 8
    • England
    • 13
    • +11
    • 1
    • 4
    • 3
    • 8
    • Poland
    • 13
    • +4
    • 3
    • 1
    • 4
    • 8
    • Bulgaria
    • 8
    • -2
    • 4
    • 2
    • 2
    • 8
    • Luxembourg
    • 0
    • -21
    • 8
    • 0
    • 0
    • 8
    • Final Standings.