England's European Championship Record

Holland & Belgium 2000

England were drawn in Qualifying Group 5 along with Sweden, Poland, Bulgaria and Luxembourg.
The group winner qualified for the Finals.
The second placed teams from each group advanced to a play-off match.

Qualifying Matches

DateVenueMatchResult
05 Sep 1998StockholmSweden v England2-1
06 Sep 1998BurgasBulgaria v Poland0-3
10 Oct 1998WarsawPoland v Luxembourg3-0
10 Oct 1998LondonEngland v Bulgaria0-0
14 Oct 1998BurgasBulgaria v Sweden0-1
14 Oct 1998LuxembourgLuxembourg v England0-3
27 Mar 1999GothenburgSweden v Luxembourg2-0
27 Mar 1999LondonEngland v Poland3-1
31 Mar 1999LuxembourgLuxembourg v Bulgaria0-2
31 Mar 1999ChorzowPoland v Sweden0-1
04 Jun 1999WarsawPoland v Bulgaria2-0
05 Jun 1999LondonEngland v Sweden0-0
09 Jun 1999LuxembourgLuxembourg v Poland2-3
09 Jun 1999SofiaBulgaria v England1-1
04 Sep 1999StockholmSweden v Bulgaria1-0
04 Sep 1999LondonEngland v Luxembourg6-0
08 Sep 1999LuxembourgLuxembourg v Sweden0-1
08 Sep 1999WarsawPoland v England0-0
09 Oct 1999StockholmSweden v Poland2-0
10 Oct 1999SofiaBulgaria v Luxembourg3-0

Standings

Group 5PlyWDLFAPts
Sweden871010122
England834114413
Poland841312812
Bulgaria8224688
Luxembourg80082230

England finished in second place and advanced to a play-off match.

Qualifying Play-Off

Played over two legs. The aggregate match winner qualified for the Finals.

DateVenueMatchResult
13 Nov 1999GlasgowScotland v England0-2
17 Nov 1999LondonEngland v Scotland0-1

England won 2-1 on aggregate and qualified for the Finals.

Final Tournament

England were drawn in Group A, along with Germany, Portugal and Romania.
The top 2 places in the group qualified for the Quarter Finals.

First Round Matches - Group A

DateVenueMatchResultAttReferee
12 Jun 2000LiegeGermany v Romania1-128,500Nielsen (DEN)
12 Jun 2000EindhovenPortugal v England3-231,500Frisk (SWE)
17 Jun 2000ArnhemRomania v Portugal0-121,000Veissiere (FRA)
17 Jun 2000CharleroiEngland v Germany1-027,700Collina (ITA)
20 Jun 2000CharleroiEngland v Romania2-327,000Meier (SUI)
20 Jun 2000RotterdamPortugal v Germany3-044,000Jol (HOL)

Standings

Group APlyWDLFAPts
Portugal3300729
Romania3111444
England3102563
Germany3012151

England finished in third place and were eliminated from the tournament.