History Lesson: Danny Welbeck scores his first England goal
England flew off to the Euro 2012 finals in confident mood after Danny Welbeck scores his first England goal in a 1-0 win over Belgium at Wembley on this day four years ago. On This Day – 2 June 2012 England 1 – 0 Belgium Friendly Wembley Stadium, London... Read more
History Lesson: Mario Kempes scores Wembley brace
On this day in 1974 legendary striker Mario Kempes scores Wembley brace as Argentina come from 2-0 down to draw with England in World Cup warm-up. England 2-2 Argentina Friendly Wembley Stadium, London 22 May 1974 Argentina came to Wembley for their first game since the infamous clash in... Read more
Roy Hodgson’s proudest moment of 2015: Leading England against France at Wembley
With a record of played ten, won seven, drawn two and lost just one, Roy Hodgson can look back at 2015 with satisfaction. The England manager guided his team to Euro 2016 with a perfect record and has seen a solid pool of 33 players perform with consistency. But... Read more
‘A magical night’ for Wayne Rooney after skipper scores his record 50th goal for England
Wayne Rooney admitted to being nervous as he took his “magical” record-breaking penalty at Wembley Stadium. The England skipper’s 84th-minute spot-kick secured victory over Switzerland and top spot in Group E, but more notably took him to 50 goals for his country, finally surpassing Sir Bobby Charlton’s long-standing record.... Read more