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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.

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)
Alan Shearer scored twice as England won 2-0 in a friendly against the United States in 1994 (Harris/PA)
Kieran Richardson marked his senior England debut with a brace in a 2-1 friendly in Chicago in 2005 (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Captain John Terry headed England ahead in a 2008 friendly win over the United States in 2008 (Sean Dempsey/PA)
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)
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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