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England's Red Uniform
May1952 to June1953

1951 Away Uniform
1954 Home Uniform
1954 Away Uniform
 
 

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 9:A 5
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Just over a year after England's first red change uniform was introduced, this vibrant red replacement appeared, with blue numbers (instead of white) on the back, and red socks (instead of black). Nat Lofthouse became the 'Lion of Vienna' on its first airing.

The number ten shirt above is the one worn by Eddie Baily in the same game. It is part of the Neville Evans Collection at www.englandmatchshirts.com and we are most grateful to Simon Shakeshaft for permission to reproduce it here (Jackie Sewell is also pictured right in action during England's 3-2 victory).

Over a year later, a similar shirt, also by Hope Brothers, but in short sleeves and with three buttons down the front instead of two, was worn when England avenged their 1950 World Cup defeat with an emphatic 6-3 victory in the Yankee Stadium. By the end of 1954, a red v-neck version had replaced it.

Matches in Which England Wore the 1952 Away Red Uniform
1951-52
271 25 May 1952 3-2 vs. Austria, Praterstadion, Wien Fr AW
1952-53
280 8 June 1953 6-3 vs. USA, Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York City Fr AW

 

England's Record wearing the 1952 Away Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 2 2 0 0 9 5 +4 0 0 4.50 2.50 100.0 +2
Total 2 2 0 0 9 5 +4 0 0 4.50 2.50 100.0 +2

 

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