Match No. 885 - Saturday, 12th June 2010, 8:30pm

  • Assist: Emile Heskey. "Steven Gerrard gave coach Fabio Capello the perfect start to this South African mission when he slid Emile Heskey's pass beyond Tim Howard after only four minutes." Steven Gerrard17th of 21 goals. Right-footed from 16 yards., 4' 03:32
    • 12
    • Rob GreenWest Ham, 11th of 12 caps
      30 years, 4 months, 25 days
    • 2
    • Glen JohnsonLiverpool, 23rd of 54 caps
      25 years, 9 months, 20 days
    • 3
    • Ashley ColeChelsea, 79th of 107 caps
      29 years, 5 months, 23 days
    • 4
    • Steven GerrardLiverpool, 81st of 114 caps
      30 years, 0 months, 13 days
      (c)9th captaincy 60:07 England captain Steven Gerrard is the next man in the book of Brazilian refere Carlos Eugenio Simon for a high tackle on Clint Dempsey.
    • 20
    • Ledley KingSpurs, 21st of 21 caps
      29 years, 8 months, 0 days
    • 'HT46:00
    • 6
    • John TerryChelsea, 61st of 78 caps
      29 years, 6 months, 5 days
    • 7
    • Aaron LennonSpurs, 18th of 21 caps
      23 years, 1 month, 26 days
    • 8
    • Frank LampardChelsea, 79th of 106 caps
      31 years, 11 month, 21 day
    • 21
    • Emile HeskeyAston Villa, 59th of 62 caps
      32 years, 5 months, 1 day
    • '7978:43
    • 10
    • Wayne RooneyMan Utd, 61st of 120 caps
      24 years, 7 months, 19 days
    • 16
    • James MilnerAston Villa, 9th of 61 caps
      24 years, 5 months, 8 days
      25:35 James Milner is booked for a foul on Steve Cherundolo.
    • '3029:37
    • 18
    • Jamie CarragherLiverpool, 37th of 38 caps
      32 years, 4 months, 15 days
      58:57 Jamie Carragher has been on the pitch for 14 minutes and he is in the book for his second poor challenge already, this time sliding and late on Robbie Findley.
    • 'HT46:00
    • 9
    • Peter CrouchSpurs, 39th of 42 caps
      29 years, 4 months, 13 days
    • '7978:43
  • "Clint Dempsey offered an effort that was little more than pot luck from 25 yards, but Green hopelessly allowed the ball to squeeze through him and roll agonisingly over the line as he tried to recover." Clint Dempsey, 40'39:34
    • 1
    • Tim HowardTimothy Matthew Howard.
      Born 6th Mar 1979, North Brunswick, New Jersey.
    • 3
    • Carlos BocanegraCarlos Manuel Bocanegra.
      Born 25th May 1979, Alta Loma, California.
      (c)
    • 5
    • Oguchi OnyewuOguchialu Chijioke Onyewu.
      Born 13th May 1982, Washington DC.
    • 6
    • Steve CherundoloSteven Emil Cherundolo.
      Born 19th Feb 1979, Rockford, Illinois.
      38:27 Steve Cherundolo is then booked for a foul on Shaun Wright-Phillips.
    • 15
    • Jay DeMeritJay Michael DeMerit.
      Born 4th Dec 1979, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
      46:56 USA defender Jay DeMerit is booked for a pretty needless handball.
    • 4
    • Michael BradleyMichael Sheehan Bradley.
      Born 31st Jul 1987, Princeton, New Jersey.
    • 8
    • Clint DempseyClinton Drew Dempsey.
      Born 9th Mar 1983, Nacogdoches, Texas.
    • 13
    • Ricardo ClarkRicardo Anthony Clark.
      Born 10th Feb 1983, Atlanta.
    • 10
    • Landon DonovanLandon Timothy Donovan.
      Born 4th Mar 1982, Ontario, California.
    • 17
    • Jozy AltidoreJosmer Volmy Altidore.
      Born 6th Nov 1989, Livingston, New Jersey.
    • '8685:45
    • 20
    • Robbie FindleyRobert Findley.
      Born 4th Aug 1985, Phoenix, Arizona.
      73:15 Robbie Findley catches England captain Steven Gerrard just above the ankle and he is booked.
    • '7776:46
    • 14
    • Edson BuddleEdson Michael Buddle.
      Born 21st May 1981, New Rochelle, New Yrok.
    • '7776:46
    • 11
    • Stuart HoldenStuart Alistair Holden.
      Born 1st Aug 1985, Cults, Scotland.
    • '8685:45

Notes

  • Player MilestoneLedley King's Last Cap

Sources

  • englandstats.com Digital Archive
  • BBC Football
  • The Guardian England miss out on fine start as USA benefit from Robert Green gaffe

Managers

Referee

  • Brazil Carlos Simon

Attendance

  • 38,646

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, losing -17 ranking points to 1984 points England - 4th
  • United States - 19th

World Cup 2010

(Group C)

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    • Pts
    • GD
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    • W
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    • United Sta...
    • 5
    • +1
    • 0
    • 2
    • 1
    • 3
    • England
    • 5
    • +1
    • 0
    • 2
    • 1
    • 3
    • Slovenia
    • 4
    • 0
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 3
    • Algeria
    • 1
    • -2
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
    • 3
    • Final Standings.