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A history of England v USA in pictures

The Three Lions host the United States in the Wayne Rooney Foundation International.

England take on the United States in a friendly at Wembley on Thursday as Wayne Rooney makes a one-off international comeback.

Here, Press Association Sport delves into the archives for some of the best images from previous meetings between the two countries.

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Elmo Cordeiro, pictured during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, was a ball boy for England’s 1-0 defeat to the United States at the 1950 finals – one of the biggest shocks in the tournament’s history (Handout photo/Press Association Sport Images)
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Alan Shearer scored twice as England won 2-0 in a friendly against the United States in 1994 (Harris/PA)
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Kieran Richardson marked his senior England debut with a brace in a 2-1 friendly in Chicago in 2005 (Owen Humphreys/PA)
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Captain John Terry headed England ahead in a 2008 friendly win over the United States in 2008 (Sean Dempsey/PA)
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Steven Gerrard gave England an early lead when they met the United States in the group stage of the 2010 World Cup (Martin Rickett/PA)
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England goalkeeper Rob Green was left dejected after his mistake allowed Clint Dempsey to cancel out Gerrard’s strike and earn the USA a 1-1 draw (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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