Match No. 702 - Wednesday, 17th November 1993
World Cup Qualifier (World Cup 94 Qualifying Group 2)
- Goal Record: Davide Gualtieri's goal is recorded as being the quickest in World Cup history, (possibly in international history) timed at 8.3 seconds.
- Attendance Record: Lowest attendance at an England international in the 20th century.
- World Cup 1994 Qualification: Having failed to qualify for the World Cup '94 Taylor resigned 6 days later.
- Away Game: Despite the game being played in Bologna, 80 miles north-east of San Marino, this game is deemed to have been an away game.
- Player Milestone: Stuart Ripley's 1st Cap
- Player Milestone: Des Walker's Last Cap
- Player Milestone: Andy Sinton's Last Cap
- Goal Milestone: Paul Ince's 1st Goal
- Match Milestone: England's 400th win
- England - The Quest for the World Cup - A Complete Record by Clive Leatherdale (Two Heads Publishing 1994)
- www.independent.co.uk England find themselves in seventh hell