France 98

England vs Argentina – Match Report

1998 World Cup Round of 16 England 2 – 2 Argentina (Argentina win 4-3 on penalties) Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne Tuesday 30th June 1998 By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Argentina Route to the Knock Out Rounds England’s second round opponents Argentina had enjoyed a fairly straight forward progression to the 2nd round, advancing as winners of Group H…

Keep reading

England vs Colombia – Match Report

1998 World Cup Group G – Match Round 3 England 2 – 0 Colombia Stade Felix-Bollaert, Lens Friday 26th June 1998 By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Group G Update Prior to England’s matchday 2 encounter with Romania in Toulouse, Colombia would take on Tunisia at the Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier in front of 30,000…

Keep reading

England vs Romania – Match Report

1998 World Cup Group G – Match Round 2 England 1 – 2 Colombia Stade Municipale, Toulouse Monday 22nd June 1998 By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Group G Update Following England’s victory over Tunisia on matchday one, fellow Group G opponents Romania and Colombia would meet at the Stade de Gerland in Lyon. These sides last met…

Keep reading

England vs Tunisia – Match Report

1998 World Cup Group G – Match Round 1 England 2 – 0 Tunisia Stade Vélodrome, Marseille Monday 15th June 1998 By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Team Line Ups England Starting Line Up Based on Hoddle’s qualification campaign, the way he wanted to set the team up and the form of the players, this is arguably England’s…

Keep reading

England Squad Selection Memories

World Cup 98 England Squad Selection By Alistair Bain (@allybain) As Gareth Southgate brings together his provisional 33 man squad ahead of this summer’s European Championships, it lead me to reflect back on my first memory of major selection controversy which would take place on June 1st 1998, with the central characters in this tale…

Keep reading


Click the walkman graphic to subscribe

%d bloggers like this: