England-Romania matches 1939-2000


All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.

Game Date        Venue       Result                      Remark

  1.  24- 5-1939 Bucuresti   Romania  - England    0-2
  2.   6-11-1968 Bucuresti   Romania  - England    0-0
  3.  15- 1-1969 London      England  - Romania    1-1
  4.   2- 6-1970 Guadalajara England  - Romania    1-0   [World Cup]
  5.  15-10-1980 Bucuresti   Romania  - England    2-1   [World Cup Qualifier]
  6.  29- 4-1981 London      England  - Romania    0-0   [World Cup Qualifier]
  7.   1- 5-1985 Bucuresti   Romania  - England    0-0   [World Cup Qualifier]
  8.  11- 9-1985 London      England  - Romania    1-1   [World Cup Qualifier]
  9.  13-11-1994 London      England  - Romania    1-1
 10.  22- 6-1998 Toulouse    Romania  - England    2-1   [World Cup]
 11.  20- 6-2000 Charleroi   Romania  - England    3-2   [European Championship]

Total record:

England              11  2  6  3  10- 10  10
Romania              11  3  6  2  10- 10  12

Some more stats:

                     Pd  E  D  R  EG- RG

In England:           4  0  4  0   3-  3
In Romania:           4  1  2  1   3-  2
Elsewhere:            3  1  0  2   4-  5


Match Details 1939-1994


 1. Bucuresti (ANEF Stadium)    24.05.1939
     ROMANIA - ENGLAND  0-2 (0-1)     
      Goal scorers: Browne (7'), Welsh (52')          
      Referee: J.Langenus (Belgium)   
     ROMANIA: Pavlovici - Burger (out due to injury in 2'), Sfera - Vintila, Juhasz, Demetrovici -
              Orza, Ploiesteanu, Bodola, Reuter, Dobay.
     ENGLAND: Woodley - Male, Morris - Willingham, Cullis, Mercer -     
              Browne, Gaulden, Lawton, Welsh, Smith.  

     Comments: This match was played during the first torunament of the English squad on the continent. The English were 
               welcomed by 3,000 fans at the Railstation, notwithstanding that Matthews, Hapgood and Hall were absent.

2. Bucuresti (23 August Stadium)        6.11.1968     
    ROMANIA - ENGLAND  0-0
     Referee: R.Fiala (Czechoslovakia)
    ROMANIA: Gornea - Satmareanu, Dinu, Barbu, Mocanu - Gergely, Petrescu (Nunweiller VI 35') -
             Parcalab, Dobrin (Domide 77'), Dumitrache, Lucescu.      
    ENGLAND: Banks - Wright (Newton 10'), Labone, Moore, MacNabb - Mullery, B.Charlton -        
             Peters, Ball, Hurst, Hunt.

3. London (Wembley Stadium)     15.01.1969
    ENGLAND - ROMANIA  1-1 (1-0)
     Goal scorers: J.Charlton (27') / Dumitrache (74'-pen.)
     Referee: J.Callaghan (Scotland)
    ENGLAND: Banks - Wright, J.Charlton, Hunter, MacNabb - Stiles, B.Charlton, Ball -
             Redford, Hunt, Hurst.
    ROMANIA: Gornea - Satmareanu, Dinu, Boc, Deleanu - Anca, Domide, Nunweiller VI -
             Dembrowski, Dumitrache, Lucescu.

    Comments: Jack Charlton scored with a header after a free kick taken by ... Bobby Charlton.
              The penalty was given following a hand-ball by ... Jack Charlton.

4. Guadalajara (Jalisco Stadium)        2.06.1970       (World Cup finals in Mexico)
    ENGLAND - ROMANIA  1-0 (0-0)
     Goal scorer: Hurst (64')
     Referee: V.Loraux (Belgium)
    ENGLAND: Banks - Newton (Wright 50'), Labone, Moore, Cooper - Mullery, B.Charlton, Ball -
             Lee (Osgood 77'), Hurst, Peters.
    ROMANIA: Adamache - Satmareanu, Dinu, Lupescu, Mocanu - Dumitru, Nunweiller VI -
             Dembrowski, Tataru (Neagu 74'), Dumitrache, Lucescu.

5. Bucuresti (23 August Stadium)        15.10.1980      (World Cup qualifiers)  
    ROMANIA - ENGLAND  2-1 (1-0)
     Goal scorers: M.Raducanu (35'), Iordanescu (75'-pen.) / Woodcock (64')
     Referee: U.Eriksson (Sweden)
    ROMANIA: Iordache - Negrila, Sames, Stefanescu, Munteanu - Ticleanu (Dumitru 71'), Beldeanu,
             Iordanescu - Crisan, Camataru, M.Raducanu.
    ENGLAND: Clemence - Neal, Thompson, Watson, Sansom - MacDermott, Robson, Rix -
             Woodcock, Birtles, Gates. 

         
6. London (Wembley Stadium)     29.04.1981      (World Cup qualifiers)
    ENGLAND - ROMANIA  0-0
     Referee: H.Adlinger (F.R.Germany)
    ENGLAND: Shilton - Anderson, Watson, Osman, Sansom - Robson, Wilkins, Brooking -
             Coppell, Francis, Woodcock.
    ROMANIA: Iordache - Negrila, Sames, Stefanescu, Munteanu - T.Stoica, Beldeanu,
             Iordanescu - Crisan, Camataru, Balaci.   

7. Bucuresti (23 August Stadium)        1.05.1985       (World Cup qualifiers)
    ROMANIA - ENGLAND 0-0
     Referee: E.C.Guruceta (SPA)
    ROMANIA: Lung - Negrila, Iorgulescu (Iovan 39'), Stefanescu, Ungureanu - Rednic, Boloni,
             Klein, Hagi - Coras (Lacatus 78'), Camataru.
    ENGLAND: Shilton - Anderson, Wright, Butcher, Sansom - Stevens, Wilkins, Robson -
             Barnes, Francis, Mariner.

8. London (Wembley Stadium)     11.09.1985      (World cup qualifiers)
    ENGLAND - ROMANIA  1-1 (1-0)
     Goal scorers: Hoddle (25') / Camataru (60')
     Referee: K.H.Tritscher (F.R.Germany)
    ENGLAND: Shilton - Stevens, Wright, Fenwick, Sansom - Hoddle, Robson, Reid -
             Linecker, Hateley, Waddle.
    ROMANIA: Lung - Negrila, Iovan, Stefanescu, Ungureanu - Rednic, Boloni, Klein (Mateut 87') -
             Hagi, Coras (Gabor 82'), Camataru.

9. London (Wembley Stadium)     13.11.1994
    ENGLAND - ROMANIA  1-1 (0-1)
     Goal scorers: Lee (55') / I.Dumitrescu (30')



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