Roy Hodgson sends a team out at Wembley for the first time today crossing his fingers he does not suffer the same fate as his last appearance at the stadium - when his team's goalkeeper broke an arm.
Although England's new manager has vast experience, it is sometimes forgotten that most of his more notable triumphs have been away from these shores.
In stints with Blackburn, Fulham, Liverpool and West Brom he never secured a passage to Wembley and he did not make it either with the large number of continental outfits he took charge of.
So, when England tackle Belgium in their final friendly before Euro 2012, it will be a new experience, almost.
"No, I never played there," he said.
"Unless you're kind enough to count representing a Uefa XI against an FA XI the day after the 1996 FA Cup Final.
"We got beat - and we lost our goalkeeper with a broken arm to the first save he tried to make.
"There was some irony in that because he was the Uefa treasurer."
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