The Network broadcast the England v Uruguay International friendly from Anfield on 1st March 2006. The game was part of England’s warm up matches prior to the World Cup in Germany.
Alan Myers and Steve Lord commentated on the first International game the Network has cover for over twenty years .
England were tested by the South American side but came out eventual winners by beating Uruguay 2 - 1. England took the lead with Peter Crouch’s first international goal with Uruguay equalizing through a wonder strike from Pouso.
England’s winner came from “Man of the Match” Joe Cole who struck a half-volley deep into injury time at the end of the second half.