At the end of a season when Bukta had taken on responsibility for supplying
the England kit, Umbro managed to get the national team wearing a new shirt, the
first red shirt worn by England since 1956.
previous red shirt
had orange numbers on the back, but this one had white numbers. It was worn
against Austria with white shorts, and, strangely, navy blue socks, with a white
By the time England had cause to
wear another change strip, twelve months later,
Bukta had created their
own all-red uniform.