Match No. 641 - Wednesday, 16th November 1988
- Shirt Numbers: Both Saudi goalkeepers wore number 1.
- Disallowed Goals: England had three goals disallowed for offside.
- Tabloid Response: The Daily Mirror headline response against Bobby Robson was "In the name of Allah go!"
- Player Milestone: David Seaman's 1st Cap
- Player Milestone: Mel Sterland's Only Cap
- Player Milestone: Michael Thomas' 1st Cap
- Player Milestone: Alan Smith's 1st Cap
- Player Milestone: Brian Marwood's Only Cap
- England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)