Match No. 778 - Wednesday, 28th March 2001, 8:30pm

  • Altin Rraklli, 90' +3
  •  
  •  
    • 1
    • Foto StrakoshaFotaq Strakosha.
      Born 29th Mar 1965, Memaliaj, Albania.
      (c)
    • 2
    • Altin LalaAltin Lala.
      Born 18th Nov 1975, Tirana, Albania.
      41'
    • 3
    • Geri ÇipiGeri Çipi.
      Born 28th Feb 1976, Vlorë, Albania.
    • 4
    • Arjan XhumbaArjan Xhumba.
      Date of birth unknown, Gjirokastër, Albania.
    • 5
    • Ervin FakajErvin Pëllumb Fakaj.
      Born 15th Jun 1976, Vlorë, Albania.
    • 6
    • Besnik HasiBesnik Hasi.
      Born 29th Dec 1971, Gjakova, SFR Yugoslavia.
      51'
    • 7
    • Arjan BellajArjan Bellaj.
      Born 1st Feb 1971, Gjirokastër, Albania.
    • 8
    • Bledar KolaBledar Kola.
      Born 1st Aug 1972, Mirditë, Albania.
    • 83'
    • 9
    • Fatmir VataFatmir Vata.
      Born 20th Sep 1971, Rrëshen, Albania.
    • 88'
    • 10
    • Alban BushiAlban Bushi.
      Born 20th Aug 1973, Tirana, Albania.
    • 11
    • Igli TareIgli Tare.
      Born 25th Jul 1973, Vlorë, Albania.
    • 90'
    • 14
    • Devi MukaDevis Mukaj.
      Born 21st Dec 1976, Vlorë, Albania.
    • 83'
    • 13
    • Altin RraklliAltin Rraklli.
      Born 17th Jul 1970, Kavajë, Albania.
    • 88'
    • 16
    • Ervin SkelaErvin Skela.
      Born 17th Nov 1976, Vlorë, Albania.
    • 90'
    • 1
    • David SeamanArsenal, 64th of 75 caps
      37 years, 6 months, 9 days
    • 2
    • Gary NevilleMan Utd, 44th of 85 caps
      26 years, 1 month, 10 days
      82'
    • 3
    • Ashley ColeArsenal, 1st of 107 caps
      20 years, 3 months, 8 days
    • 4
    • Nicky ButtMan Utd, 12th of 39 caps
      26 years, 2 months, 7 days
    • 6
    • Sol CampbellSpurs, 40th of 73 caps
      26 years, 6 months, 10 days
    • 29'
    • 7
    • David BeckhamMan Utd, 40th of 115 caps
      25 years, 10 months, 26 days
      (c)4th captaincy
    • 8
    • Paul ScholesMan Utd, 33rd of 66 caps
      26 years, 4 months, 12 days
    • 9
    • Andrew ColeMan Utd, 13th of 15 caps
      29 years, 5 months, 13 days
      87'
    • 10
    • Michael OwenLiverpool, 27th of 89 caps
      21 years, 3 months, 14 days
    • 83'
    • 14
    • Wes BrownMan Utd, 3rd of 23 caps
      22 years, 0 months, 12 days
    • 29'
    • 16
    • Emile HeskeyLiverpool, 14th of 62 caps
      23 years, 2 months, 17 days
    • HT

Notes

  • Player MilestoneAshley Cole's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneMichael Owen's 10th Goal
  • Goal MilestoneAndrew Cole's 1st Goal

Sources

  • englandstats.com Digital Archive
  • BBC Football "Cole goal caps England victory", Wednesday 28th March 2001.
  • The Guardian "Scholes puts snap into England", Thursday 29th March 2001.

Managers

Referee

  • Luxembourg Alain Hamer

Attendance

  • 18,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Up 1 place, gaining 10 ranking points to 1883 points England - 11th - 1
  • Albania - 80th

World Cup 2002 Q

(Group 9)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • England
    • 17
    • +10
    • 1
    • 2
    • 5
    • 8
    • Germany
    • 17
    • +4
    • 1
    • 2
    • 5
    • 8
    • Finland
    • 12
    • +5
    • 2
    • 3
    • 3
    • 8
    • Greece
    • 7
    • -10
    • 5
    • 1
    • 2
    • 8
    • Albania
    • 3
    • -9
    • 7
    • 0
    • 1
    • 8
    • Final Standings.