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On this day: 02 July

On this day 2 July

On this day in 1950, England were eliminated 0-2 by Spain at the group stage of their first ever participation in the FIFA World Cup™; earlier in the competition, England had suffered a surprise 0-1 defeat to the USA.

FIFA Communications Division

Berlin, 30 June 2006