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Wednesday, 9 May 1956
International Friendly Match

England 4 Brazil 2 [2-0]

Match Summary
England Squad
Brazil Squad

Team Records
 

 

The England Squad for the match against Brazil  May 1956
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club     App G Capt
Astall, Gordon 22 September 1927 28 OR Birmingham City FC 0 0 0 0 0
Atyeo, P. John W. 7 February 1932 24 IR Bristol City FC 1 0 1 1 0
Berry, R. John 1 June 1926 29 OL Manchester United FC 3 0 3 0 0
Bryne, Roger W. 8 February 1929 26 LB Manchester United FC 18 0 18 0 0
Clayton, Ronald 5 August 1934 21 RH Blackburn Rovers FC 2 0 2 0 0
Cummings, Thomas S. 12 September 1928 27 CB Burnley FC 0 0 0 0 0
Dickinson, James W. 24 April 1925 31 RH Portsmouth FC   0   0 0

Edwards, Duncan

1 October 1936

19 LH

Manchester United FC

5 0

5

0

0
Grainger, Colin 10 June 1933 26 OL Sheffield United FC 0 0 0 0 0

Hall, Jeffrey J.

7 September 1929

26 RB

Birmingham City FC

5 0

5

0

0
Haynes, John N. 17 October 1934 21 IL Fulham FC 4 0 4 2 0
Lofthouse, Nathaniel 27 August 1925 30 CF Bolton Wanderes FC 30 0 30 27 0

Matthews, Reginald D.

20 December 1932

23 G Coventry City FC 1 0

1

1 GA

0

Matthews, Stanley

1 February 1915

41 OR

Blackpool FC

46 0

46

10

0
Taylor, Thomas 29 January 1932 24 CF Manchester United FC 6 0 6 2 0
Wilshaw, Dennis J. 11 March 1926 30 IL Burnley FC   0   0 0

Wright, William A.

6 February 1924

32 CHB

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

73 0

73

3

55

All information is complete to and including England's last match, the fifth of the 1955-56 season, against Scotland on 14 April 1956.

Diary



England Form: last six games
L W L W W D   f 15:a success: 58%
297 22 May 1955 - Portugal 3 England 1 [1-1]
Estádio do Futebol Clube do Porto, Oporto
(55,000)
Águas (2), Fonseca
Bentley
Fr AL
298 2 October 1955 - Denmark 1 England 5 [0-3]
Idrætsparken, København (53,000/55,000)
Lundberg
Revie (2 (1 pen)), Lofthouse (2), Bradford
AW
299 22 October 1955 - Wales 2 England 1 [2-0]
Ninian Park, Cardiff (60,000)
Tapscott, Jones
J.Charles OG
BC AL
300 2 November 1955 - England 3 Northern Ireland 0 [0-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley (62,000)
Finney, Wilshaw (2) HW
301 30 November 1955 - England 4 Spain 1 [2-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley (85,000)
Atyeo, Perry (2), Finney
Arieta
Fr HW
302 14 April 1956 - Scotland 1 England 1 [0-0]
Hampden Park, Glasgow
(132,817)
Leggat
Haynes
BC AD

Notes

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