Rewind to 2001

Five-star England hammer Germany

September 1, 2011
By Jon Carter
(Archive)
In 2001, before the distraction of the transfer window arrived, there was some important football to played on September 1 and on the international stage England completed one of their finest ever results on this day - a 5-1 hammering of the old enemy Germany at the Olympiastadion in Munich.

In October 2000, in the last ever match at the original Wembley stadium, Germany overcame England 1-0 thanks to a Dietmar Hamman strike. The result, accompanied by such headlines as 'Wembley's sad ...

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