On 7 October 2000, England played their final match at the old Wembley Stadium. The iconic stadium, with its famous Twin Towers acting as a welcoming visage at the top of Wembley Way, was built in 1923 at a cost of £750,000 and served as the home of English football for nearly eight decades.
The last club match of all was the 2000 Charity Shield, in which Chelsea defeated Manchester United 2–0. The last international match was on 7 October, in Kevin Keegan's last game as England manager. England were defeated 0–1 by Germany, with Dietmar Hamann scoring the last goal at the original Wembley.
England v Germany was the final match to be played at the old Wembley Stadium. The match was a 2002 World Cup qualifying game between England and Germany. Germany won the game 1–0, with the goal scored by Dietmar Hamann. England manager Kevin Keegan resigned from his position after this game. The return fixture in Munich, Germany, resulted in a 5–1 victory to England with Swedish Sven-Göran Eriksson as new England manager.
Germany beat England on October 7 2000, 1-0 this was the last game played at the Old Wembley stadium.
The 2000 FA Cup Final was the 119th final of the FA Cup, and the 72nd and last to be played at the old Wembley Stadium. It took place on 20 May 2000 and was contested between Chelsea and Aston Villa, the latter making its first FA Cup Final appearance since winning it in 1957. Chelsea won 1–0 to secure their second FA Cup in four years, and their third in all. The goal was scored midway through the second half by Roberto Di Matteo, who had also scored in the 1997 final. Wembley Stadium ...
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Footnotes. [ 1] Wembley Stadium (1923) - Wikipedia. That I believe was Kevin Keegan, in what turned out to be his last match in charge of England on 7 October 2000.
to aid regeneration of the surrounding area. In 2000, the old Wembley’s last Cup Final was played on May 20th, last concert on 20th August and the last football match on 7th October. After many...
Wembley milestone. In 2000 midfielder Dietmar Hamann scored the last ever goal at the old Wembley stadium when Germany beat England 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier.