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Balgarska Armia Stadion
Wednesday, June 9th, 1999
 
European Championship Qualifier
Attendance: 22,000
 
     
1-1
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
 
 
 
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Status: European Championship 2000 Preliminary Group 5 qualification match. Venue: Stadion Balgarska Armia, Sofiya, capacity 30,000. Attendance: 25,000. Goals: England - Alan Shearer, 15th min. Bulgaria - Georgi Markov, 18th min. Cautions: England - Robbie Fowler, 11th min. England - Gareth Southgate, 19th min. England - Teddy Sheringham, 31st min. Bulgaria - Martin Petrov, Bulgaria - Ilian Iliev, 49th min. England - Sol Campbell, 52nd min. Bulgaria - Martin Petrov, 59th min. Expulsions: Bulgaria - Martin Petrov, 59th min., two cautionable offences. Officials: (black) Referee - Mario van der Ende, 43 (28-Mar-1956), Netherlands, FIFA-listed 1990: Assistant referees - Jan-Willem van Veluwen, 41, Netherlands, FIFA-listed 1997, & Gerhard J. H. Verwoort, 45, Netherlands, FIFA-listed 1992: Fourth official - Roelof Luinge, Netherlands: Conditions: Kickoff 7:25 p.m. local time: 5:25 p.m. BST. Bulgaria Team Ranking: 30th in FIFA ranking of 30 May 1999: 54th in Elo world ranking before this match and 51st after this match. Colours: Red shirts with green side panels and white piping, green shorts with white trim, white stockings: made by Puma. Coach: Dimitar Dimitrov, 40, appointed 14 September 1998, 11th match, W 3 - D 3 - L 5 - F 8 - A 13. Captain: Hristo Stoitchkov. Bulgaria Lineup Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career 1-Ivankov, Dimitar 30-Oct-1975 23 G PFC Levski Sofia 4 0 1998-active 2-Kishishev, Radostin 30-Jul-1974 24 D FC Liteks Lovech 17 0 1998-active 3-Zagortchich, Zlatomir 15-Jan-1971 26 D FC Liteks Lovech 10 0 1998-active 4-Stoilov, Stanimir 13-Feb-1967 32 M PFC Levski Sofia 6 0 1992-2000 5- Markov, Gueorgui 20-Jan-1972 27 D FC Lokomotiv Sofia 5 1 1999-active 6-Kirilov, Rossen 04-Jan-1973 26 D Adanaspor AS, Turkey 7 0 1998-active 7-Petrov, Stiliyan 05-Jul-1979 19 M FC CSKA Sofia 7 0 1999-active 8-Stoitchkov, Hristo, sub off 73rd min. 08-Feb-1966 33 F Kashiwa Reysol, Japan 84 37 1987-1999 9-Iovov, Hristo, sub off 46th min. 11-Apr-1977 22 F FC Lokomotiv Sofia 10 2 1998-2001 10-Petkov, Milen 12-Jan-1974 25 M FC CSKA Sofia 8 0 1995-active 11-Iliev, Ilian, sub off 60th min. 02-Jul-1968 30 M PFC Levski Sofia 25 2 1991-2000 Bulgaria Substitutes Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career 18-Petrov, Martin, sub on 46th min., for Iovov 15-Jan-1979 20 F Servette FC, Switzerland 1 0 1999-active 14-Borimirov, Daniel, sub on 60th min., for Iliev 15-Jan-1970 29 M TSV München 1860, Germany 39 3 1994-active 17-Batchev, Gueorgui, sub on 73rd min., for Stoitchkov 18-Apr-1977 22 F PFC Levski Sofia 14 1 1997-2000 Formation: 3-1-4-2 Ivankov - Kirilov, Zagortchich, Markov - Stoilov - Kishishev, Petrov, Iliev (Borimirov), Petkov - Stoitchkov (Batachev), Iovov (Petrov). Substitutes Not Used: 12-Iordan Gospodinov, 13-Ilian Stoyanov, 15-Ivailo Petkov, 16-Ilia Grouev. England Team Ranking: 11th in FIFA ranking of 30 May 1999: 9th in Elo world ranking before this match and 10th after this match. Colours: White shirts, navy blue shorts, white stockings. The 1999 home uniform. Coach: J. Kevin Keegan, 48, appointed temporary manager 17 February 1999 and full-time manager 14 May 1999, 4th match, W 1 - D 3 - L 0 - F 5 - A 3. Captain: Alan Shearer, 22nd captaincy. England Lineup Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career 1-Seaman, David A. 19-Sep-1963 35 G Arsenal FC 52 0 1988-2002 2-Neville, Philip J. 21-Jan-1977 22 D Manchester United FC 17 0 1996-active 3-Gray, Michael 03-Aug-1974 24 D Sunderland AFC 3 0 1999 4-Woodgate, Jonathan S., sub off 65th min. 22-Jan-1980 19 D Leeds United AFC 1 0 1999-active 5-Southgate, Gareth 03-Sep-1970 28 D Aston Villa FC 31 1 1995-2004 6-Campbell, Sulzeer J. 18-Sep-1974 24 D Tottenham Hotspur FC 27 0 1996-active 7-Redknapp, Jamie F. 25-Jun-1973 25 M Liverpool FC 14 0 1995-1999 8-Batty, David 02-Dec-1968 30 M Leeds United AFC 40 0 1991-1999 9- Shearer, Alan 13-Aug-1970 28 F Newcastle United FC 51 24 1992-2000 10-Sheringham, Edward P. 02-Apr-1966 33 F Manchester United FC 38 9 1993-2002 11-Fowler, Robert B., sub off 82nd min. 09-Apr-1975 24 F Liverpool FC 9 2 1996-2002 England Substitutes Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career 15-Parlour, Raymond, sub on 65th min. for Woodgate 07-Mar-1973 26 M Arsenal FC 3 0 1999-2000 18-Heskey, Emile W.I., sub on 82nd min. for Fowler 11-Jan-1978 21 F Leicester City FC 2 0 1999-active Formation: 3-5-2 with one of the midfielders advanced in a free role behind the forwards (3-4-1-2): Substitutes Not Used: 12-Rio Ferdinand, 13-Ian Walker, 14-Tim Sherwood, 16-Kieron Dyer, 17-Andrew Cole. Stayed in Sunny Beach
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