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1920 England: Spain
1920 England: Spain
On a summer tour of the continent in 1929, a well-drilled Spanish international side team became the first nation from outside the British Isles to defeat England at…...
1934 England: Italy
1934 England: Italy
The story of the unfriendliest friendly in the history of English football, the Battle of Highbury in 1934 saw England take on the newly crowned World Cup holders in a…...
1937 England: Czechoslovakia
1937 England: Czechoslovakia
England played Czechoslovakia in December 1937 and in a nine goal thriller, England, effectively playing with only ten, or even nine men, narrowly managed to overcome…...
1947 England: Portugal
1947 England: Portugal
The day that everything went right for the England side, a 10-0 drubbing of Portugal in the first meeting between the two sides, the first match that saw the England…...
1948 England: Italy
1948 England: Italy
Hailed as England’s best performance on foreign oil, possibly the most skilful forward line ever, backed up by an inspirational defence and goal-keeping partnership,…...
1953 England: Hungary
1953 England: Hungary
The devastation demolition of English individuals by one of the great teams of the twentieth century, Ferenc Puskas and his Mighty Magyars, the first home defeat by a…...
1966 World Cup: England vs Germany
1966 World Cup: England vs Germany
England glory in World Cup triumph in 1966 as Hurst scores only World Cup Final hat trick in history...
1970 England: Brazil
1970 England: Brazil
That tackle by Moore, that save by Banks, England and Brazil put on a fine footballing display as the tightest match of the 1970 Mexico World Cup ends with England…...
1973 England: Poland
1973 England: Poland
The traumatic draw with Poland at Wembley on 17th October 1973 which saw Poland qualify for the 1974 World Cup at England’s expense, consigning England to the World…...
1986: England: Argentina
1986: England: Argentina
The hand of God and the Goal of the Century all in one explosive game....
1990 England: Cameroon
1990 England: Cameroon
The first meeting between these countries almost delivered a shock result but England came good and went on to their best World Cup showing since winning in 1966....
1996 England: Scotland
1996 England: Scotland
The story of the Euro 1996 group match between England and Scotland, where Gary McAllister missed the penalty that would have put Scotland right back in it, and Gazza…...
2000 England: Germany
2000 England: Germany
Germany took their retribution for their defeat at Euro 2000 in the cruellest fashion, beating England in the opening 2002 World Cup qualifier to demonstrate that they…...
2001 England: Germany
2001 England: Germany
The best night in English football for many decades, the disembowelling of a sorry German team on their home turf by a young England team full of confidence and daring....
Euro 2000 England: Germany
Euro 2000 England: Germany
The only positive light to shine on England during the European Championship of 2000, the first win against a German side in a competitive match since winning the…...
World Cup 1950 England: USA
World Cup 1950 England: USA
Defeat by a hastily thrown together United States team at the 1950 World Cup in Brazil was the last thing that England expected, and it was one of the biggest ever…...
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