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Uniform Milestones

No. Date, Match & Venue Milestone Type Res.
10 13 March 1880 - Scotland 5 England 4,
Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow
England wore collared shirts for the first time. Fr AL
200 4 December 1935 - England 3 Germany 0,
White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London
England wore blue shirts for the first time. Fr HW
208 17 April 1937 - Scotland 3 England 1,
Hampden Park, Glasgow
England wore numbered shirts for the first time. BC AL
209 14 May 1937 - Norway 0 England 6,
Ullev�l Stadion, Oslo
England wore squad numbers for the first time. Fr AW
227 28 September 1946 - Ireland 2 England 7,
Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast
England wore red socks and red numbers for the first time and England's goalkeeper (Frank Swift) wore a yellow jersey and the emblem for the first time. BC AW
244 2 December 1948 - England 6 Switzerland 0,
 Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
England wore a crown on the emblem for the last time. Fr HW
245 9 April 1949 - England 1 Scotland 3,
Empire Stadium, Wembley
England wore Tudor Roses on the emblem for the first time. BC HL
253 15 April 1950 - Scotland 0 England 1,
Hampden Park, Glasgow
England wore their opponent's name for the first time (in a scroll beneath the emblem). BC/
WCP
AW
254 14 May 1950 - Portugal 3 England 5,
Est�dio Nacional, Lisboa
England wore short sleeves for the first time. Fr AW
257 29 June 1950 - England 0 USA 1,
Est�dio Raimundo Sampaio
, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
England wore short-sleeved blue shirts for the first time. WCF NL
263 9 May 1951 - England 2 Argentina 1,
Empire Stadium, Wembley
England wore red shirts and white numbers for the first time. Fr HW
271 25 May 1952 - Austria 2 England 3,
Praterstadion, Wien
England wore blue numbers for the first time. Fr AW
288 17 June 1954 - Belgium 4 England 4,
Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel, Switzerland
England's goalkeeper (Gil Merrick) wore a numbered jersey for the first time. WCF ND
292 10 November 1954 - England 3 Wales 2,
Empire Stadium, Wembley
England wore v-neck shirts and Umbro shirts for the first time. BC HW
293 1 December 1954 - England 3 West Germany 1,
Empire Stadium, Wembley
England wore short-sleeved red shirts for the first time. Fr HW
317 27 November 1957 - England 4 France 0,
Empire Stadium, Wembley
England wore white socks for the first time. Fr HW
329 11 April 1959 - England 2 Scotland 1,
Empire Stadium, Wembley
England wore Bukta shirts for the first time. BC AW
332 17 May 1959 - Peru 4 England 1,
Estadio Nacional Coloso de Jos� D�az, Lima
England wore royal blue shirts for the last time. Fr AL
358 20 May 1962 - Peru 0 England 4,
Estadio Nacional Coloso de Jos� D�az, Lima
England wore all red for the first time. Fr AW
382 5 May 1965 - England 1 Hungary 0,
Empire Stadium, Wembley
England wore Bukta shirts for the last time. Fr HW
433 1 June 1969 - Mexico 0 England 0,
Estadio Azteca, Santa �rsula, ciudad de M�xico
England wore Aertex shirts for the first time. Fr AD
443 20 May 1970 - Colombia 0 England 4,
Estadio Nemesio Camacho, Bogot�
England wore short-sleeved Aertex shirts for the first time. Fr AW
444 24 May 1970 - Ecuador 0 England 2,
Estadio Ol�mpico Atahualpa, Quito
England's goalkeeper (Gordon Banks) wore a red jersey for the first time. Fr AW
445 2 June 1970 - Romania 0 England 1,
Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico
England wore wrist sweatbands for the first time. WCF NW
447 11 June 1970 - Czechoslovakia 0 England 1,
Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico
England wore a light-blue uniform for the first time. WCF NW
451 21 April 1971 - England 3 Greece 0,
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Gordon Banks became the first England goalkeeper to wear a manufacturer's logo (Umbro). ECP HW
467 14 February 1973 - Scotland 0 England 5,
Hampden Park, Glasgow
England's goalkeeper (Peter Shilton) wore tracksuit trousers for the first time. Fr AW
471 27 May 1973 - Czechoslovakia 1 England 1,
Stadi�n Letn�, Praha
England wore yellow shirts for the first time. Fr AD
474 14 June 1973 - Italy 2 England 0,
 
Stadio Communale, Torino
England wore yellow shirts for the last time. Fr AL
486 30 October 1974 - England 3 Czechoslovakia 0,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley
England wore an Admiral uniform for the first time and the manufacturer's logo was worn on the shorts for the first time. ECP HW
557 9 September 1981 - Norway 2 England 1,
Ullev�l Stadion, Oslo
The manufacturer's logo (Admiral) was worn on England's socks for the first time. WCP AL
565 16 June 1982 - France 1 England 3,
Estadio San Mam�s, Bilbao, Spain
England wore numbered shorts for the first time. WCF NW
567 25 June 1982 - Kuwait 0 England 1,
Estadio San Mam�s, Bilbao, Spain
The manufacturer's logo (Admiral) was worn on the back of England's shirts for the first time (at the base of the numbers). WCF NW
584 16 November 1983 - Luxembourg 0 England 4,
Stade Municipal, Stad L�tzebuerg
England wore an Admiral uniform for the last time. ECP AW
585 29 February 1984 - France 2 England 0,
Parc des Princes, Paris
The emblem was worn on England's shorts for the first time and England's goalkeeper (Peter Shilton) wore black sleeves for the first time. Fr AL
590 10 June 1984 - Brazil 0 England 2,
Est�dio Jornalista M�rio Filho, Maracan�, Rio de Janeiro
England's goalkeeper (Peter Shilton) wore a grey jersey for the first time. Fr AW
604 16 June 1985 - USA 0 England 5,
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Park, Los Angeles
England wore Aertex shirts for the last time. Fr AW
606 16 October 1985 - England 5 Turkey 0,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley
England wore red shirts with blue shorts for the first time. WCP HW
614 3 June 1986 - Portugal 1 England 0,
Estadio Tecnol�gico, Monterrey, Mexico
England wore tournament labelling for the first time (FIFA WORLD CUP MEXICO'86 in blue below the emblem) and England's goalkeeper (Peter Shilton) wore all grey for the first time. WCF NL
618 22 June 1986 - Argentina 2 England 1,
Estadio Azteca, Santa �rsula, ciudad de M�xico, Mexico
England wore white shirts with light-blue shorts and socks for the first time. WCF NL
625 19 May 1987 - England 1 Brazil 1,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley
The 'three lions' motif was worn on England's socks for the first time. T/C HD
637 15 June 1988 - Netherlands 3 England 1,
Rheinstadion, D�sseldorf, West Germany
England's goalkeeper (Peter Shilton) wore a striped jersey for the first time (dark and light-green zig-zags). ECF NL
643 8 March 1989 - Albania 0 England 2,
Stadiumi Kombetar Qemal Stafa, Tiran�
England's goalkeeper (Peter Shilton) wore all blue for the first time. WCP AW
686 11 June 1992 - Denmark 0 England 0,
Malm� Stadion, Malm�, Sweden
Numbers were worn on the front of England's shirts for the first time (as well as the back) and surnames were worn on the back for the first time. ECF ND
692 17 February 1993 - England 6 San Marino 0,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley
A second emblem was worn on the inset of the neck of England's shirts for the first time and emblems (two) were worn on the waistband of the shorts for the first time. WCP HW
703 9 March 1994 - England 1 Denmark 0,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley
David Seaman became the first England player to wear the emblem in the middle of the chest. Fr HW
710 29 March 1995 - England 0 Uruguay 0,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley
The emblem was worn in the middle of the chest on England's outfield shirts for the first time and England's goalkeeper (Tim Flowers) wore all yellow for the first time. Fr HD
718 27 March 1996 - England 1 Bulgaria 0,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley
England wore a light-blue uniform at home for the first time, the team name was worn on England's shirts for the first time and England's goalkeeper (David Seaman) wore red shorts for the first time. Fr HW
722 8 June 1996 - England 1 Switzerland 1,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley
England wore logos for the first time (Euro '96 and UEFA Fair Play) and the surnames on the back of the shirts were blue for the first time. ECF HD
729 9 November 1996 - Georgia 0 England 2,
Boris Paichadze National Stadium, Tbilisi
England wore a light-blue uniform for the last time. WCP AW
735 4 June 1997 - Italy 0 England 2,
Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes, France
England's goalkeeper (Tim Flowers) wore an orange jersey for the first time. T/C NW
744 23 May 1998 - England 0 Saudi Arabia 0,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
England's goalkeeper (David Seaman) wore a bronze uniform for the first time. Fr HD
775 15 November 2000 - Italy 1 England 0,
Stadio delle Alpi, Torino
England's emblem was worn on the captain's (David Beckham) armband for the first time. Fr AL
776 28 February 2001 - England 3 Spain 0,
Villa Park, Birmingham
England's goalkeeper (David James) wore a black jersey for the first time. Fr HW
778 28 March 2001 - Albania 1 England 3,
Stadiumi Kombetar Qemal Stafa, Tiran�
England's goalkeeper (David Seaman) wore all black for the first time. WCP AW
784 6 October 2001 - England 2 Greece 2,
Old Trafford, Trafford, Manchester
The match fixture and date were worn on England's shirts for the first time. WCP HD
800 29 March 2003 - Liechtenstein 0 England 2,
Rheinpark Stadion, Vaduz
A gold star was worn on England's shirts for the first time. ECP AW
804 11 June 2003 - England 2 Slovakia 1,
The Riverside Stadium, Middlehaven, Middlesbrough
Michael Owen became the first England player to wear personalised lettering (50TH CAP in blue beneath the match fixture and date). ECP AL
811 31 March 2004 - Sweden 1 England 0,
Nya Ullevi Stadion, G�teborg
England wore silver numbers, surnames in silver on the back of the shirts and the match fixture and date in silver for the first time. Fr AL
816 21 June 2004 - Croatia 2 England 4,
Est�dio da Luz, Lisboa
England's goalkeeper (David James) wore a white emblem on the jersey for the first time. ECF NW
824 9 February 2005 - England 0 Netherlands 0,
Villa Park, Birmingham
A slogan was worn on England's shirts for the first time (NO TO RACISM). Fr HD
825 26 March 2005 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0,
Old Trafford, Trafford, Manchester
The emblem was worn on the back of England's shirts for the first time (at the base of the numbers). WCP HW
835 1 March 2006 - England 2 Uruguay 1,
Anfield Road, Liverpool
Numbers were worn on the right breast of England's shirts for the first time and England wore gold numbers, gold surnames on the back of the shirts and the match fixture and date in gold for the first time. Fr HW
843 16 August 2006 - England 4 Greece 0,
Old Trafford, Trafford, Manchester
The match fixture, venue and date were worn on the England captain's (John Terry) armband for the first time. Fr HW
849 7 February 2007 - England 0 Spain 1,
Old Trafford, Trafford, Manchester
England's goalkeeper (Ben Foster) wore a purple uniform for the first time. Fr HL
853 6 June 2007 - Estonia 0 England 3,
A. Le Coq Arena, Lilleküla, Tallinn
England's goalkeeper (Paul Robinson) wore all purple for the first time. ECP AW
872 28 March 2009 - England 4 Slovakia 0,
The National Stadium, Wembley
A white star was worn on England's shirts for the first time, a white emblem was worn on the shorts for the first time and England's goalkeeper (David James) wore a green star on the jersey, green shorts and a green emblem on the shorts for the first time. Fr HW
873 1 April 2009 - England 2 Ukraine 1,
The National Stadium, Wembley
England's goalkeeper (David James) wore all green for the first time. WCP HW
877 5 September 2009 - England 2 Slovenia 1,
The National Stadium, Wembley
England's goalkeeper (Rob Green) wore a blue star on the jersey and a dark-blue emblem on the shorts for the first time. Fr HW
879 10 October 2009 - Ukraine 1 England 0,
Stadion Dnepr-Arena, Kirovs'kyi, Dnepropetrovsk
A dark-blue emblem was worn on the outfield players' shorts for the first time. WCP AL
882 3 March 2010 - England 3 Egypt 1,
The National Stadium, Wembley
A red emblem was worn on England's shorts for the first time and England's goalkeeper (Rob Green) wore a yellow star on the jersey for the first time. Fr HW
890 3 September 2010 - England 4 Bulgaria 0,
The National Stadium, Wembley
England's goalkeeper (Joe Hart) wore a black star on the jersey for the first time. ECP HW
898 2 September 2011 - Bulgaria 0 England 3,
Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sredets, Sofija
England wore dark-blue shirts with light-blue shorts for the first time. ECP AW
899 6 September 2011 - England 1 Wales 0,
The National Stadium, Wembley
England's goalkeeper (Joe Hart) wore a green emblem on the jersey for the first time. ECP HW
903 29 February 2012 - England 2 Netherlands 3,
The National Stadium, Wembley
A red emblem and red star were worn on England's shirts for the first time and England's goalkeeper (Joe Hart) wore all red for the first time. Fr HL
907 15 June 2012 - Sweden 2 England 3
Natsional�nyĭ Sportyvnyĭ Kompleks, Pechersk, Kyiv
England wore all dark-blue for the first time. ECF NW
910 15 August 2012 - Italy 1 England 2
Stade de Suisse, Wankdorf, Bern
England wore white shirts with red shorts for the first time. Fr NW
918 26 March 2013 - Montenegro 1 England 1
Stadion Pod Goricom, Centar, Podgorica
England wore an Umbro uniform for the last time. WCP AD
919 29 May 2013 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1
The National Stadium, Wembley
England wore a Nike uniform for the first time. Fr HD
920 2 June 2013 - Brazil 2 England 2
Est�dio Jornalista M�rio Filho, Maracan�, Rio de Janeiro
A gold emblem was worn on England's shirts for the first time. Fr AD

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