Match No. 784 - Saturday, 6th October 2001, 3:00pm

    • 1
    • Nigel MartynLeeds, 18th of 23 caps
      35 years, 1 month, 26 days
    • 2
    • Gary NevilleMan Utd, 48th of 85 caps
      26 years, 7 months, 16 days
    • 3
    • Ashley ColeArsenal, 7th of 107 caps
      20 years, 9 months, 17 days
    • 78'
    • 5
    • Rio FerdinandLeeds, 18th of 81 caps
      22 years, 10 months, 29 days
    • 6
    • Martin KeownArsenal, 40th of 43 caps
      35 years, 2 months, 13 days
    • 7
    • David BeckhamMan Utd, 46th of 115 caps
      26 years, 5 months, 4 days
      (c)10th captaincy
    • 8
    • Paul ScholesMan Utd, 39th of 66 caps
      26 years, 10 months, 20 days
      8'
    • 9
    • Emile HeskeyLiverpool, 19th of 62 caps
      23 years, 8 months, 26 days
    • 10
    • Robbie FowlerLiverpool, 21st of 26 caps
      26 years, 5 months, 27 days
    • 67'
    • 11
    • Nicky BarmbyLiverpool, 23rd of 23 caps
      27 years, 7 months, 23 days
    • HT
    • 18
    • Andrew ColeMan Utd, 15th of 15 caps
      29 years, 11 month, 22 days
    • HT
    • 16
    • Steve McManamanReal Madrid, 37th of 37 caps
      29 years, 7 months, 24 days
    • 78'
  • Angelos Charisteas, 36'
  • Demis Nikolaidis, 69'
    • 1
    • Antonios NikopolidisAntonios Nikopolidis.
      Born 14th Jan 1971, Arta.
    • 2
    • Christos PatsatzoglouChristos Patsatzoglou.
      Born 19th Mar 1979, Athens.
    • 3
    • Takis FyssasPanagiotis Fyssas.
      Born 12th Jun 1973, Athens.
    • 4
    • Nikos DabizasNikolaos Dabizas.
      Born 3rd Aug 1973, Amyntaio.
    • 5
    • Leonidas VokolosLeonidas Vokolos.
      Born 31st Aug 1970, Athens.
    • 6
    • Kostas KonstantinidisKostas Konstantinidis.
      Born 31st Aug 1972, Schorndorf, West Germany.
    • 7
    • Theo ZagorakisTheodoros Zagorakis.
      Born 27th Oct 1971, Lydia.
      (c) 14'
    • 56'
    • 8
    • Michalis KasapisMichalis Kasapis.
      Born 6th Jun 1971, Athens.
    • 9
    • Angelos CharisteasAngelos Charisteas.
      Born 9th Feb 1980, Styrmoniko.
    • 73'
    • 10
    • Giorgos KaragounisGeorgios Karagounis.
      Born 6th Mar 1977, Pyrgos.
    • 11
    • Demis NikolaidisThemistoklis Nikolaidis.
      Born 17th Sep 1973, Giessen, West Germnay.
    • 88'
    • 13
    • Angelos BasinasAngelos Basinas.
      Born 3rd Jan 1976, Chalkida.
    • 56'
    • 16
    • Vassilis LakisVassilis Lakis.
      Born 10th Sep 1976, Thessaloniki.
    • 73'
    • 17
    • Nikos MachlasNikolaos Machlas.
      Born 16th Jun 1973, Crete.
    • 88'

Notes

  • England qualify for the 2002 World CupEngland qualify by winning group 9.
  • Sheringham: Fastest GoalTeddy Sheringham's goal is the quickest ever scored by a substitute, timed at just 10 seconds after he came on.
  • Player MilestoneNicky Barmby's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneAndrew Cole's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneSteve McManaman's Last Cap

Sources

  • englandstats.com Digital Archive
  • BBC Football "England reach World Cup finals", Saturday 6th October 2001.
  • The Guardian "England v Greece", Saturday 6th October 2001.

Managers

Referee

  • Netherlands Dick Jol

Attendance

  • 66,009

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -16 ranking points to 1935 points England - 7th
  • Greece - 47th

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.