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England's Goalkeeper Uniforms

England's Goalkeeper Uniform
1956 to 1959

Pre-1954 Uniform
1954 Yellow Uniform
1965 Yellow Uniform
1965 Blue Uniform
 
 

P 5 W 1 D 3 L 1 F 6:A 6
50% successful
2 clean sheets

Description  
Plain royal blue shirts.
Most Appearances  
Clean Sheets

 

 

Like the yellow jersey, the blue change jersey had a round neck and was worn on only five occasions, three of which were against Brazil.

Colin McDonald (pictured above) wore a red number one on the back in the 1958 World Cup fixtures.

 

Matches in Which England Wore the 1956 Blue Goalkeeper Uniform
Season 1955-56

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Walter Winterbottom
Friendly
303 9 May 1956 - England 4 Brazil 2 [2-0]
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London (100,000)
Taylor (2), Grainger (2)
Paulinho (Byrne OG), Didi
HW
Reg Matthews wore this jersey, alongside England�s 1954 white uniform, against Brazil�s yellow shirts and blue shorts.
End-of-Season Scandinavian/European Tour
304 16 May 1956 - Sweden 0 England 0 [0-0]
Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna kommun, Stockholms län (38,000)
  AD
Reg Matthews wore this jersey, alongside England�s 1954 white uniform, against Sweden�s yellow shirts and blue shorts.

Season 1957-58

World Cup Finals in Sweden
323 11 June 1958 - Brazil 0 England 0 [0-0]
Nya Ullevi Stadion, Heden, Göteborg (40,895)
  ND
Colin McDonald wore this jersey, alongside England�s 1954 white uniform, against Brazil�s yellow shirts and blue shorts.
324 15 June 1958 - England 2 Austria 2 [1-0]
Ryavallen Stadi
on,
Borås (16,800)
Haynes, Kevan
Koller
, Körner
ND
Colin McDonald wore this jersey, alongside England�s 1954 white uniform, against Austria�s red shirts and white shorts.

Season 1958-59

End-of-season American Tour
331 13 May 1959 - Brazil 2 England 0 [2-0]
Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro  (160,000/200,000)
Julinho, Henrique AL
Eddie Hopkinson wore this jersey, alongside England�s 1954 white uniform, against Brazil�s yellow shirts and blue shorts.

 

England's Record wearing the 1956 Blue Goalkeeper Uniform
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
Away 2 0 1 1 0 2 -2 2 1 0.00 1.00 25.0 -1
Neutral 2 0 2 0 2 2 =0 1 1 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
Total 5 1 3 1 6 6 =0 3 2 1.20 1.20 50.0 =0

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