Trinidad and Tobago were drawn in Group B along with England, Sweden, and Paraguay. [2], Trinidad and Tobago lost their second game of the group stage to England 2–0. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Football statistics of the country England in the year 2006. I was: ‘Oh, f****** hell.’, “I got one of the physios to work quietly on it every day. Team captain Dwight Yorke won Man of the Match honours.

He was replaced by Evans Wise. Silvio Spann was originally in the squad, but had to drop-out after sustaining a hamstring injury in the run-up to the tournament. “Of course it’s hindsight. Portugal and England were involved in the third penalty shoot-out of the 2006 World Cup.

England and Italy are the only nations to have lost all three World Cup shoot-outs they have been involved in. Trinidad and Tobago became the smallest nation to reach the finals of a World Cup tournament, a feat previously held by Northern Ireland since their first World Cup appearance at the 1958 World Cup. Rooney’s World Cup ended with a red card in England’s quarter-final loss to Portugal. I don’t think anyone knows this, but we were jogging round the training pitch for the warm-up and there was a ball. The team was chosen from a shortlist of over 50 players, and was selected based on performances from the second round onwards. This service is provided on talkSPORT Ltd's Terms of Use in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Germany are set to field a full-strength team as they hunt a Nations League win in Kiev against a Ukraine squad which has lost 14 players either injured or suffering from the coronavirus.... more » … He also started the round-of-16 victory against Ecuador but didn’t get on the scoresheet. But, after getting fit in time, he then tore his groin in training and, rather than concede defeat, battled on. As captain, Dwight Yorke was awarded TT$1,250,000, while players who had participated in qualification but not in Germany were awarded TT$250,000. The only participation of Trinidad and Tobago in the final stages of the FIFA World Cup came in 2006, when they qualified for the tournament in Germany, but failed to win any match and were eliminated at the group stage. The All-star team is a squad consisting of the 23 most impressive players at the 2006 World Cup, as selected by FIFA's Technical Study Group. An own goal from Brent Sancho put them behind early in the game, and Paraguay scored a second goal late in the match from Nelson Cuevas. England have been eliminated by a Luiz Felipe Scolari led side in the last three major tournaments. [5], Trinidad and Tobago finished last in Group B with one point, and were eliminated from the 2006 World Cup. The striker didn’t play until coming on in the second half of England’s second group match, a win against Trinidad and Tobago. The government has also issued further detail on what we can do during lockdown. I was taking painkillers. Silvio Spann was originally in the squad, but had to drop-out after sustaining a hamstring injury in the run-up to the tournament. On 12 October 2005, Trinidad and Tobago secured fourth place in the CONCACAF final qualification round, and therefore participated in a playoff with the fifth place Asian team Bahrain for a chance to enter the 2006 World Cup. Football statistics of the country England in the year 2006.

Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Download the talkSPORT app NOW – the best way to listen live. Sports Quiz / England's 2006 World Cup squad Random Sports or World Quiz Can you name every member of England's 2006 World Cup squad? Europe; ... Away team Result Event; 2006-11-15 Netherlands: England: 1:1 c. Friendly 2006-10-11 Croatia ... World Cup 2006 - Quarter Finals 2006-06-25 England… Ten members of the teams' technical staff were also later awarded TT$250,000. The Tartan Army, supporters of Scottish football, lent their support to Trinidad and Tobago, partly since they were opponents to England and in part six of the squad members played for Scottish clubs. [4], Trinidad and Tobago lost their third and final game of Group B to Paraguay 2–0. Wayne Rooney has admitted he should not have travelled with the England squad for the 2006 World Cup in Germany. Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday : newsday.co.tt : Trinadad and Tobago at the 2006 World Cup BBC Page, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Trinidad_and_Tobago_at_the_2006_FIFA_World_Cup&oldid=965091330, Trinidad and Tobago at the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Pages using national squad without sport or team link, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 June 2020, at 10:31. Late goals from Peter Crouch and Steven Gerrard secured England a place in the second round. There was a race to get a then youthful Rooney fit for the tournament after he broke three metatarsals playing for Manchester United in the back end of the 2005/06 season. Trinidad and Tobago had hoped for a draw between Paraguay and Sweden for their best chances of getting second place but Sweden defeated Paraguay 1–0.

Head coach of Trinidad and Tobago's 2006 World Cup squad was Leo Beenhakker.. Finals Matches. The players alleged that the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation had reneged on various contractual commitments to the team. He added: “Looking back, I should never have gone to that World Cup. [8] This was upheld by the Trinidadian High Court in March 2011, who ordered that an interim payment of $1.14m should be made.[9].

I couldn’t resist. [7], On 6 October 2006, thirteen of the players in the 2006 World Cup squad indicated their intention to retire from international football after friendly matches against St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Panama on 7 October and 11 October, respectively. [3] Back then I was 20, it was my first World Cup and there was so much expectation on me.”, The quicker we work together to stop coronavirus spreading, the sooner we can get back into the pubs, the gyms and stadiums and arenas to see live sport again…. In their first match, Trinidad and Tobago held a strong Swedish side to a 0–0 draw, despite having Avery John sent off less than 30 seconds into the second half. Only leave for the following purposes: For more info and tips, visit the NHS website. After a 1–1 draw in Port of Spain, the team beat Bahrain 1–0, with a Dennis Lawrence header in Manama, to clinch their first ever qualification for the World Cup, becoming the smallest nation ever to qualify for the World Cup finals.[1]. Head coach of Trinidad and Tobago's 2006 World Cup squad was Leo Beenhakker. He started England’s final group match against Sweden but looked visibly upset after being taken off having made little impact on the game. On their return from Germany, the government awarded Leo Beenhakker and each member of the squad the country's second highest honour, the Chaconia Medal, Gold, plus TT$1,000,000 (one quarter in cash, the rest in unit trusts). Wayne Rooney has admitted he should not have travelled with the England squad for the 2006 World Cup in Germany. He was replaced by Evans Wise. I didn’t want to say anything because a lot of people had put a lot of work into getting me fit.