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World Cup 1998


UEFA QUALIFYING GROUP 2
Date Fixture Venue Time
(Local)
Result Home Team
Scorers
Away Team
Scorers
01.09.1996 Moldova v England Republican Stadium,
Chisinau,
Moldova
18.00 0-3 Barmby 24'
Gascoigne 25'
Shearer 61'
05.10.1996 Moldova V Italy Republican Stadium,
Kishinev,
Moldova
21.15 1-3 Unknown Unknown
09.10.1996 England v Poland Wembley,
London,
England
20.00 2-1 Shearer 24', 38' Citko 7'
09.10.1996 Italy V Georgia Renato Curi,
Perugia,
Italy
20.30 1-0 Unknown
09.11.1996 Georgia v England Boris Paichadze
Stadium,
Tbilisi,
Georgia
16.00 0-2 Sheringham 15'
Ferdinand 37'
10.11.1996 Poland v Moldova GKS,
Katowice,
Poland
20.15 0-2 Unknown
12.02.1997 England v Italy Wembley,
London,
England
20.00 0-1 Zola 19'
29.03.1997 Italy V Moldova Nereo Rocco,
Trieste,
Italy
20.45 3-0 Unknown
02.04.1997 Poland V Italy Slaski Stadium,
Chorzow,
Poland
20.30 0-0
30.04.1997 England v Georgia Wembley,
London,
England
20.00 2-0 Sheringham 43'
Shearer 90'
30.04.1997 Italy V Poland San Paolo,
Naples,
Italy
20.45 3-0 Unknown
31.05.1997 Poland v England Slaski Stadium,
Chorzow,
Poland
20.30 0-2 Shearer 6'
Sheringham 90'
07.06.1997 Georgia V Moldova Central Stadium,
Batumi,
Georgia
19.30 2-0 Unknown
14.06.1997 Poland V Georgia GKS,
Chorzow,
Poland
20.30 4-1 Unknown Unknown
10.09.1997 England v Moldova Wembley,
London,
England
20.00 4-0 Scholes 28'
Wright 46', 90'
Gascoigne 80'
10.09.1997 Georgia V Italy Boris Paichadze
Stadium,
Tbilisi,
Georgia
21.00 0-0
24.09.1997 Moldova V Georgia Republican Stadium,
Chisinau,
Moldova
19.00 0-1 Unknown
07.10.1997 Moldova V Poland Republican Stadium,
Chisinau,
Moldova
19.00 0-3 Unknown
11.10.1997 Italy v England Olympic Stadium,
Rome,
Italy
20.45 0-0
11.10.1997 Georgia V Poland Boris Paichadze
Stadium,
Tbilisi,
Poland
16.00 3-0 Unknown

Country Pl W D L F A Pts
England 8 6 1 1 15 2 19
Italy 8 5 3 0 11 1 18
Poland 8 3 1 4 10 12 10
Georgia 8 3 1 4 7 9 10
Moldova 8 0 0 8 2 21 0


Blue Line

WORLD CUP FINALS IN FRANCE

England squad: Goalkeepers: David Seaman (#1), Nigel Martyn (#13), Tim Flowers (#22); Defenders: Sol Campbell (#2), Graeme Le Saux (#3), Tony Adams (#5), Gareth Southgate (#6), Gary Neville (#12), Martin Keown (#18), Rio Ferdinand (#21); Midfielders: Paul Ince (#4), David Beckham (#7), David Batty (#8), Steve McManaman (#11), Darren Anderton (#14), Paul Merson (#15), Paul Scholes (#16), Rob Lee (#17); Forwards: Alan Shearer (#9), Teddy Sheringham (#10), Les Ferdinand (#19), Michael Owen (#20). Coach: Glenn Hoddle.


FINALS GROUP G
Date Fixture Venue Time
(BST)
Result 'Home' Team
Scorer
'Away' Team
Scorer
Att
15.06.1998 England V Tunisia Velodrome Stadium,
Marseille
13.30 2-0 Shearer 43'
Scholes 89'
54,587
15.06.1998 Romania V Colombia Gerland,
Lyon
16.30 1-0 Ilie 45' 37,572
22.06.1998 Colombia V Tunisia La Mosson,
Montpellier
16.30 1-0 Preciado 83' 35,000
22.06.1998 Romania V England Municipal de Toulouse,
Toulouse
20.00 2-1 Moldovan 47'
Petrescu 90'
Owen 79' 33,500
26.06.1998 Romania V Tunisia Stade de France,
Paris
20.00 1-1 Moldovan 72' Souayah 10' - pen 80,000
26.06.1998 Colombia V England Felix Bollaert Stadium,
Lens
20.00 0-2 Anderton 20'
Beckham 29'
38,100

Country Pl W D L F A Pts
Romania 3 2 1 0 4 2 7
England 3 2 0 1 5 2 6
Colombia 3 1 0 2 1 3 3
Tunisia 3 0 1 2 1 4 1


FINALS ROUND OF 16
Date Fixture Venue Time (BST) Result 'Home' Team
Scorer
'Away' Team
Scorer
Att
27.06.1998 Italy V Norway Velodrome,
Marseilles
15.30 1-0 Vieri 18' 59,500
27.06.1998 Brazil V Chile Parc de Princes,
Paris
20.00 4-1 Cesar Sampaio 11', 27'
Ronaldo 45' - pen, 70'
Salas 68' 48,500
28.06.1998 France V Paraguay Felix Bollaert,
Lens
15.30 1-0
(aet)
Blanc 114' 41,275
28.06.1998 Nigeria V Denmark Stade de France,
St Denis
20.00 1-4 Babangida Moeller 3'
B Laudrup 12'
Sand 59'
Heleg 76'
79,500
29.06.1998 Germany V Mexico La Mosson,
Montpellier
15.30 2-1 Klinsmann 75'
Bierhoff 86'
Hernandez 47' 35,000
29.06.1998 Holland V Yugoslavia Municipal,
Toulouse
20.00 2-1 Bergkamp 38'
Davids 90'
Komljenovic 49' 36,500
30.06.1998 Romania V Croatia Parc Lescure,
Bordeaux
15.30 0-1 Suker 45' 34,700
30.06.1998 Argentina V England Geoffroy Cuichard,
St Etienne
20.00 2-2
(aet,
pens 4-3)
Batistuta 5' - pen
Zanetti 45'
Shearer 10' - pen
Owen 16'
30,600

England did not progress.
The competition was won by France who beat Brazil 3-0 on 12 July.