Match No. 783 - Wednesday, 5th September 2001, 8:00pm

    • 1
    • David SeamanArsenal, 67th of 75 caps
      37 years, 11 month, 16 days
    • 2
    • Gary NevilleMan Utd, 47th of 85 caps
      26 years, 6 months, 15 days
    • 3
    • Ashley ColeArsenal, 6th of 107 caps
      20 years, 8 months, 16 days
    • 4
    • Steven GerrardLiverpool, 7th of 114 caps
      21 years, 3 months, 6 days
      45'
    • 83'
    • 6
    • Sol CampbellArsenal, 42nd of 73 caps
      26 years, 11 month, 17 days
    • 7
    • David BeckhamMan Utd, 45th of 115 caps
      26 years, 4 months, 3 days
      (c)9th captaincy
    • 8
    • Paul ScholesMan Utd, 38th of 66 caps
      26 years, 9 months, 19 days
    • 9
    • Emile HeskeyLiverpool, 18th of 62 caps
      23 years, 7 months, 25 days
    • 55'
    • 10
    • Michael OwenLiverpool, 32nd of 89 caps
      21 years, 8 months, 22 days
    • 11
    • Nicky BarmbyLiverpool, 22nd of 23 caps
      27 years, 6 months, 22 days
    • 64'
    • 17
    • Robbie FowlerLiverpool, 20th of 26 caps
      26 years, 4 months, 26 days
    • 55'
    • 16
    • Steve McManamanReal Madrid, 36th of 37 caps
      29 years, 6 months, 23 days
    • 64'
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    • 1
    • Foto StrakoshaFotaq Strakosha.
      Born 29th Mar 1965, Memaliaj, Albania.
      (c)
    • 2
    • Nevil DedeNevil Thanas Dede.
      Born 10th Jan 1975, Tirana, Albania.
    • 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.
      42'
    • HT
    • 7
    • Edvin MuratiEdvin Murati.
      Born 12th Nov 1975, Tirana, Albania.
      34'
    • 8
    • Arjan BellajArjan Bellaj.
      Born 1st Feb 1971, Gjirokastër, Albania.
    • 9
    • Fatmir VataFatmir Vata.
      Born 20th Sep 1971, Rrëshen, Albania.
    • 10
    • Altin RraklliAltin Rraklli.
      Born 17th Jul 1970, Kavajë, Albania.
    • 63'
    • 11
    • Erjon BogdaniErjon Bogdani.
      Born 14th Apr 1977, Tirana, Albania.
    • 56'
    • 18
    • Alban BushiAlban Bushi.
      Born 20th Aug 1973, Tirana, Albania.
    • HT
    • 17
    • Devi MukaDevis Mukaj.
      Born 21st Dec 1976, Vlorë, Albania.
    • 63'
    • 14
    • Igli TareIgli Tare.
      Born 25th Jul 1973, Vlorë, Albania.
    • 56'

Notes

Sources

  • englandstats.com Digital Archive
  • BBC Football "England edge out Albania", Wednesday 5th September 2001.
  • The Guardian "Fowler ices England's cake", Thursday 6th September 2001.

Managers

Referee

  • Spain Juan Antonio Fernández Marín

Attendance

  • 51,046

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 2 ranking points to 1951 points England - 7th
  • Albania - 86th

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.