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England's Goalkeeper Uniforms

 


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England's Goalkeeper Uniform
March1990 to November1991

1989 Yellow Uniform
1989 Grey Uniform
1991 Blue Uniform
1992 Yellow Uniform
 
 

P 23 W 12 D 8 L 3 F 31:A 18
70% successful
10 clean sheets

Description
Yellow shirts with diamond shadows, each diamond made up of four separate diamonds, black collar, cuffs and shoulder padding. Padding on sleeves. Embroidered emblem on left breast. Two embroidered black concentric diamonds on right breast, with 'umbro' in black lower-case lettering underneath. Black number one on reverse, with a yellow border, outlined in black. Black shorts, with grey stripe on upper seams, with a grey triangle below it and a yellow triangle overlapping it. Two embroidered yellow concentric diamonds on left thigh, with 'umbro' in yellow lower-case lettering underneath and embroidered emblem on right thigh. Black socks.
Variations
  • Chris Woods wore number 13 against Brazil and Denmark, and David Seaman wore number 13 against Czechoslovakia.
  • For the games played in the 1990 World Cup tournament, 'FIFA WORLD CUP ITALY '90' was displayed in black directly underneath the emblem.
  • Yellow numbers in the same font as on the 1986 World Cup shorts were worn on the right thigh of the shorts, above the emblem, for each of the 1990 World Cup tournament fixtures.
Appearances

10.12 - Peter Shilton

8.38 - Chris Woods

4.5 - David Seaman

  • In only the 11th minute of the first game in which this kit was worn, against Brazil, Shilton went off with a head injury, sustained in a collision with team-mate, Des Walker and was replaced by Chris Woods. The other games in which he was substituted were both at half-time.

Clean Sheets

4.38 - Chris Woods

3.62 - Peter Shilton

2 - David Seaman

Penalties Conceded

2 - Peter Shilton (plus four in a shootout)

  • Shilton faced his first shootout, against West Germany and could not prevent any of the kicks. Gary Lineker later admitted that he had advised Shilton to wait for the kicks to be taken before diving, because so many had been sent straight down the middle during the tournament. Three nights later, Shilton conceded his last goal for England, from the spot, against Italy.

Captains

2 - Peter Shilton

  • Shilton was captain for the 15th time for his 125th and final appearance. He initially wore the armband in this kit against Egypt, following Bryan Robson's injury. Terry Butcher then took the armband, before retiring from international football and he did not play in the World Cup's third place play-off. Shilton, thus, skippered England in seven World Cup finals games. No England goalkeeper has captained the side since.

 

This kit signalled the end of Peter Shilton's record-breaking international career and also the battle for his successor between Chris Woods and David Seaman.

In his 125 appearances, Shilton wore 15 different England goalkeeping kits.

Chris Woods was initially the number one choice to replace Shilton, as Graham Taylor became manager, but he was keen to give David Seaman a chance. Seaman played against Ireland, but Taylor had his doubts, stating that "He's a first-class goalkeeper playing out of his skin, but we have to find out if he can handle big games like this." There was a feeling that Seaman was too quiet and not commanding his defenders. Nevertheless he was good enough to win the League Championship with Arsenal.

After a short period alternating the 'keepers, Taylor finally settled on Woods, who had returned to England from Rangers to join Sheffield Wednesday at the beginning of the 1991-92 season. He also went on England's end-of-season summer tour to Australasia and Malaysia, whilst Seaman was rested at home.

 

Matches in Which England Wore the 1990 Yellow Goalkeeper Uniform
Season 1989-90

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Bobby Robson

Friendlies
653 28 March 1990 - England 1 Brazil 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (80,000)
Peter Shilton and Chris Woods wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 white uniform, against Brazil's blue shirts, white shorts and blue socks.
654 25 April 1990 - England 4 Czechoslovakia 2 [2-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (21,342)
Peter Shilton and David Seaman wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 white uniform, against Czechoslovakia's red shirts, white shorts and blue socks.
655 15 May 1990 - England 1 Denmark 0 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (27,643)
Peter Shilton and Chris Woods wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 white uniform, against Denmark's red shirts, white shorts and red socks.
656 22 May 1990 - England 1 Uruguay 2 [0-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (38,751)
Peter Shilton wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 red uniform, against Uruguay's light blue shirts, with black shorts and socks.
657 2 June 1990 - Tunisia 1 England 1 [1-0]
Stade Olympique El Menzah, Tunis
(25,000)
Peter Shilton wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 white uniform, against Tunisia's red shirts, white shorts and red socks.
World Cup Finals in Italy
658 11 June 1990 -
England 1 Republic of Ireland 1 [1-0]
Stadio Comunale Sant'Elia, Sardigna (35,238)
Peter Shilton wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 World Cup white uniform, against Republic of Ireland's green shirts, white shorts and green socks.
659 16 June 1990 - Netherlands 0 England 0 [0-0]
Stadio Comunale Sant'Elia, Sardigna (35,267)
Peter Shilton wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 World Cup white uniform, against Netherlands' orange shirts, white shorts and orange socks.
660 21 June 1990 - England 1 Egypt 0 [0-0]
Stadio Comunale Sant'Elia, Sardigna (34,959)
Peter Shilton wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 World Cup white uniform, against Egypt's red shirts, white shorts and black socks.
661 26 June 1990 -
England 1
Belgium 0
[0-0] AET [0-0]
Stadio Renato Dall'Ara, Bologna
(34,520)
Peter Shilton wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 World Cup white uniform, against Belgium's all-red kit
662 1 July 1990 -
Cameroon
2 England 3 [0-1] AET [2-2]
Stadio San Paolo, Napoli
(45,000/55,205)
Peter Shilton wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 World Cup white uniform, against Cameroon's green shirts, red shorts and yellow socks.
663 4 July 1990 - West Germany 1 England 1 [0-0]
AET [1-1] & Penalties [4-3]
Stadio delle Alpi, Torino
(62,628)
Peter Shilton wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 World Cup white uniform, against West Germany's green shirts, white shorts and green socks.
664 7 July 1990 - Italy 2 England 1 [0-0]
Stadio San Nicola, Bari
(51,426)
Peter Shilton wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 World Cup white uniform, against Italy's blue shirts, white shorts and blue socks.
Season 1990-91

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Graham Taylor

Friendly
665 12 September 1990 - England 1 Hungary 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (51,459)
Chris Woods wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 white uniform, against Hungary's red shirts, white shorts and green socks.
European Championship Preliminaries
666 17 October 1990 - England 2 Poland 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (77,040)
Chris Woods wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 white uniform, against Poland's all-red kit.
667 14 November 1990 -
Republic of Ireland 1 England 1
[0-0]
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
(45,000/46,000)
Chris Woods wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 white uniform, against Republic of Ireland's green shirts, white shorts and green socks. His shorts and socks were the same as the outfield players.
Friendly
668 6 February 1991 - England 2 Cameroon 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (61,075)
David Seaman wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 white uniform, against Cameroon's green shirts, red shorts and yellow socks.
European Championship Preliminaries
669 27 March 1991 -
England 1 Republic of Ireland
1 [1-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (77,000/753)
David Seaman wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 white uniform, against Republic of Ireland's green shirts, white shorts and green socks.
670 1 May 1991 - Turkey 0 England 1 [0-1]
Atatürk Stadyumu, İzmir (20,000/25,000)
David Seaman wore this uniform, alongside England's 1991 blue uniform, against Turkey's all-red kit.
England Challenge Cup
671 21 May 1991 - England 3 USSR 1 [2-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (23,789)
Chris Woods wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 white uniform, against USSR's red shirts, white shorts and red socks.
672 25 May 1991 - England 2 Argentina 2 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (44,497)
David Seaman wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 red uniform, against Argentina's light blue and white striped shirts, with black shorts and white socks.
Season 1991-92
Friendly
677 11 September 1991 - England 0 Germany 1 [0-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (59,493)
Chris Woods wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 white uniform, against Germany's green shirts, white shorts and green socks.
European Championship Preliminaries
678 16 October 1991 - England 1 Turkey 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley (50,896)
Chris Woods wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 white uniform, against Turkey's all-red kit.
679 13 November 1991 - Poland 1 England 1 [1-0]
Stadion Lecha, Poznań (10,300/15,000)
Chris Woods wore this uniform, alongside England's 1990 white uniform, against Poland's all-red kit.

 

England's Record wearing the 1990 Yellow Goalkeeper Uniform
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 12 8 2 2 19 9 +10 1 6 1.583 0.75 75.0 +6
Away 5 1 3 1 5 5 =0 0 1 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
Neutral 6 3 3 0 7 4 +3 1 3 1.167 0.667 75.0 +3
Total 23 12 8 3 31 18 +13 2 10 1.348 0.783 69.6 +9

 

Peter Shilton's Record wearing the 1990 Yellow Goalkeeper Uniform
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2.120 3 0 1 3 3 =0 0.620 0.620 1.415 1.415 141.5 +2
Away 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 0 0 1.00 1.50 25.0 -1
Neutral 6 3 3 0 7 4 +3 1 3 1.167 0.667 75.0 +3
Total 10.120 6 4 2 12 10 +2 1.620 3.620 1.186 0.988 79.1 +4

 

Chris Woods' Record wearing the 1990 Yellow Goalkeeper Uniform
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 6.380 6 2 1 11 4 +7 1 4.380 1.724 0.627 109.7 +5
Away 2 0 2 0 2 2 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
Total 8.380 6 4 1 13 6 +7 1 4.380 1.551 0.716 95.5 +5

 

David Seaman's Record wearing the 1990 Yellow Goalkeeper Uniform
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3.50 2 2 0 7 4 +3 0 1 2.00 1.143 85.7 +2
Away 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Total 4.50 3 2 0 8 4 +4 0 2 1.778 0.889 88.9 +3

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