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Red shirt, with recurring bands of ten thin shadow hoops, and navy-blue winged collar and cuffs. Navy-blue rectangular insert beneath the neck, with two navy-blue buttons fastening to an overlapping navy-blue rectangular insert, via a white underlining. Embroidered emblem on left breast, with 'ENGLAND' in capitalised white lettering inside a navy-blue panel above the emblem. Two embroidered navy-blue concentric diamonds on right breast, with 'UMBRO' in capitalised navy-blue lettering underneath and a registered trademark placed above the gap between the 'R' and the 'O' in navy blue. White number on back and in centre of chest in the same font as on the white shirt.

White shorts, with white drawstring. Two embroidered navy-blue concentric diamonds on left thigh, with 'UMBRO' in capitalised navy-blue lettering underneath and a registered trademark placed above the gap between the 'R' and the 'O' in navy blue. Navy-blue number, in the same font as on the shirt, above the Umbro logo on left thigh. Embroidered emblem on right thigh, with 'ENGLAND' in capitalised white lettering inside a navy-blue panel above the emblem.

Red socks, with 'UMBRO' in large capitalised navy-blue lettering across turnovers and along right side of footing.

Against Finland, captain, David Beckham wore a white armband featuring the Three Lions emblem.

  • A long-sleeved version of the shirt was also worn. The cuffs were navy blue, and the shadow hoops on the main body also continued down the sleeves. It was worn by the majority of the team in the games against Argentina and Finland. For each of the other games, the short-sleeved version was worn by the most players.
  • Against Germany in Charleroi, the player's surname was worn above the number on the back, in capitalised plain white lettering in the same font as on the white shirt (pink characters were unused, with the letters, F, T and U only appearing on the shirts of Robbie Fowler and Gareth Southgate, who were both unused substitutes). The shirts worn by the Neville brothers also included their first initial i.e. G . NEVILLE and P . NEVILLE (with a space either side of the full stop).

  • England had logos sewn onto the upper sleeves for the 2000 European Championship tournament fixtures. The 'Euro 2000' tournament logo was on the right arm and the UEFA Fair Play logo was on the left arm.
Most Appearances

6 - David Beckham, Paul Scholes

5 - Sol Campbell, Martin Keown, Philip Neville (2 sub), Michael Owen (1 sub), Alan Shearer

  • Beckham spent ten more minutes on the pitch than Scholes (not including added time).

  • Four players won their first cap in the shirt, including two centurions; Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard. Each won their last cap in England's last match of the 2014 World Cup. It was Gerrard's 114th and Lampard's 106th cap.

  • Steve Guppy won his one and only international cap on this shirt's first appearance, against Belgium.

  • Four players also won their last cap in the shirt. Tony Adams, on his 66th appearance and Graeme Le Saux, on his 36th, both ended their international careers as both Kevin Keegan and the old Wembley Stadium also made their final bows, against Germany.

  • Jason Wilcox won his last cap against Argentina. Each of his three appearances was in a different kit and under a different coach (Venables, Wilkinson and Keegan).

Top Scorers

2 - Michael Owen, Alan Shearer

1 - Tony Adams, David Beckham, Robbie Fowler, Jamie Redknapp

  • Shearer's second goal in this shirt gave England their first victory against Germany in a major tournament since 1966.

  • Redknapp's strike, against Belgium, was his only international goal.

  • Adams' goal was his fifth and last for his country.


5 - Alan Shearer

1 - Tony Adams, David Beckham

  • Shearer was an ever-present captain throughout Kevin Keegan's time in charge, both in this shirt and in the 1999 white kit. He retired from international football at the end of the 2000 European Championship finals tournament.

  • Adams captained England against Germany in Wembley's last match. It was his 60th appearance at the old stadium for club and country, more than any other player and it proved to be his last game for England.

  • Beckham celebrated his first competitive game as captain and his first home fixture with the armband, by firing home England's winner against Finland at Anfield on the last appearance for this shirt.


England returned to plain red, relatively unadorned yet extremely attractive, with this Umbro jersey, which was even devoid of the non-contrasting diamond patterns that had been sneaked onto the white uniform.

With Kevin Keegan desperately trying to restore confidence to a team that stumbled into qualification for the 2000 European Championship final tournament, he used the nostalgia of England's only world-beating eleven by dressing the current team in the same colours as the heroes of 1966, at every opportunity. This, of course, was also exploited by Umbro in their replica sales marketing.

It meant that England wore the shirt almost exclusively in home games, apart from one celebrated tournament victory against the Germans in Belgium, and it appeared to be a lucky kit, despite England's first round exit with two defeats in their white shirts.

So, when it came to giving the old Wembley Stadium its final performance, a World Cup qualifier against Germany, it was only fitting that the teams should be wearing the same colours as in their most memorable encounter, at least within these shores. Then, it all went sour. It was a miserable wet day, England didn't perform, Germany stole the points and Keegan resigned.

It couldn't get any worse and, fortunately, it didn't. The kit was worn one last time, as England rose from the ashes and dispatched the Finns to get their ultimately successful World Cup qualifying campaign back on track, under their new Swedish coach.

The number-six shirt (top right) was issued to Sol Campbell for the game against Finland and it is reproduced here by kind permission from Richard Clarke's 'Three Lions - England Match Worn Shirts' Facebook Collection.

Matches in which England wore the 1999 Away Red Uniform
Season 1999-2000


Kevin Keegan

Friendly matches
762 10 October 1999 - England 2 Belgium 1 [1-1]
Stadium of Light, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland
Shearer, Redknapp
765  23 February 2000 - England 0 Argentina 0 [0-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London (74,008)
766  27 May 2000 - England 1 Brazil 1 [1-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London (73,956)
767  31 May 2000 - England 2 Ukraine 0 [1-0]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London (55,975)
Fowler, Adams HW
European Championship Finals in Belgium 
770  17 June 2000 - England 1 Germany 0 [0-0]
Stade du Pays, Neuville, Charleroi (30,000)
Shearer NW
Season 2000-01
World Cup preliminary matches
773 7 October 2000 - England 0 Germany 1 [0-1]
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London (76,377)
Hamann HL


Sven-Göran Eriksson
777 24 March 2001 - England 2 Finland 1 [1-1]
Anfield, Liverpool (44,262)
Owen, Beckham
Worn by 30 Players
Tony Adams Nick Barmby Gareth Barry David Beckham6
Nicky Butt1 Sol Campbell Andy Cole2 Kieron Dyer1
Rio Ferdinand1 Robbie Fowler Steven Gerrard3 Steve Guppy
Emile Heskey4 Paul Ince3 Martin Keown1 Frank Lampard
Graeme Le Saux1 Steve McManaman1 Gary Neville Phil Neville5
Michael Owen1 Ray Parlour Kevin Phillips Chris Powell1
Jamie Redknapp1 Paul Scholes5 Alan Shearer Gareth Southgate1
Jason Wilcox1 Dennis Wise    

It was also worn on the bench by unused substitutes, Trevor Sinclair against Argentina, and Wes Brown and Teddy Sheringham against Finland.

1/2/3/4/5/6 indicates the players that wore the long-sleeved version and the number of matches in which they wore it (Beckham, Butt, Gerrard, Heskey, Ince, Le Saux, Phil Neville, Powell, Redknapp and Wilcox only wore the long-sleeved version of this shirt).

England's Under-21 and youth teams, and the women's teams also wore the same design.

The tournament logo was worn on the right sleeve against Russia in the 2001 UEFA Women's Championship finals in Germany, and the players' surnames were worn on the back in the same font as the men's team had worn in the previous year, at Euro 2000.

The last UEFA Under-16 Championship finals were held in England in 2001 and the teams wore the tournament logo on the right sleeve.

England's Record wearing the 1999 Away Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 6 3 2 1 7 4 +3 2 2 1.167 0.667 66.7 +2
Neutral 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Total 7 4 2 1 8 4 +4 2 3 1.143 0.571 71.4 +3