1956


Brazil and England prepare to kick off the friendly match.

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DateVenueOpponentCompetitionScore
14 AprGlasgowScotlandHome Champ1-1
09 MayLondonBrazilFriendly4-2
16 MayStockholmSwedenFriendly0-0
20 MayHelsinkiFinlandFriendly5-1
26 MayBerlinWest GermanyFriendly3-1
06 OctBelfastNorthern IrelandHome Champ1-1
14 NovLondonWalesHome Champ3-1
28 NovLondonYugoslaviaFriendly3-0
05 DecWolverhamptonDenmarkWC Qual5-2

30214 AprilHampden Park
Glasgow
Home Championship
Ref: Leo Callaghan (Wales)Att: 132,817
SCOTLAND11ENGLAND
Leggat 60'Haynes 89'
Tommy YOUNGER
Alex PARKER
John HEWIE
Bobby EVANS
George YOUNG
Archie GLEN
Graham LEGGAT
Robert JOHNSTONE
Lawrie REILLY
Ian McMILLAN
George SMITH
Reg MATTHEWS
Jeff HALL
Roger BYRNE
Jimmy DICKINSON
Billy WRIGHT
Duncan EDWARDS
Tommy TAYLOR
Johnny HAYNES
Nat LOFTHOUSE
Bill PERRY
Tom FINNEY

3039 MayWembley Stadium
London
Friendly
Ref: Maurice Guigue (France)Att: 97,000
ENGLAND42BRAZIL
Taylor 3',65', Grainger 5',83'Paulinho 53', Didi 55'
Reg MATTHEWS
Jeff HALL
Roger BYRNE
Ronnie CLAYTON
Billy WRIGHT
Duncan EDWARDS
Peter ATYEO
Johnny HAYNES
Stanley MATTHEWS
Tommy TAYLOR
Colin GRAINGER
GILMAR
DJALMA SANTOS
PAVÃO
ZÓZIMO
NILTON SANTOS
DEQUINHA
DIDI
PAULINHO
ÁLVARO
GINO
CANHOTEIRO
Atyeo and Byrne each had a penalty kick saved.

30416 MayRåsunda Stadion
Stockholm
Friendly
Ref: Leo Horn (Netherlands)Att: 35,000
SWEDEN00ENGLAND
  
Kalle SVENSSON
Åke JOHANSSON
Sven AXBOM
Sven-Ove SVENSSON
Bengt GUSTAVSSON
Sigvard PARLING
Bengt BERNDTSSON
Gösta LÖFGREN
Jan EKSTRÖM
Bengt LINDSKOG
Gösta SANDBERG
Reg MATTHEWS
Jeff HALL
Roger BYRNE
Ronnie CLAYTON
Billy WRIGHT
Duncan EDWARDS
Peter ATYEO
Johnny HAYNES
Tommy TAYLOR
John BERRY
Colin GRAINGER

30520 MayOlympiastadion
Helsinki
Friendly
Ref: Carl Jørgensen (Denmark)Att: 20,200
FINLAND15ENGLAND
Forsgren 43'Wilshaw 20', Haynes 22', Astall 29', Lofthouse 63',82'
Keijo HURRI (sub: Aarre KLINGA 40')
Väinö PAJUNEN
Aimo SOMMARBERG
Alpo LINTAMO
Lauri LEHTINEN
Reijo JALAVA
Juhani PELTONEN
Matti HILTUNEN
Kai PAHLMAN
Olavi LAHTINEN
Olli FORSGREN
Ray WOOD
Jeff HALL
Roger BYRNE
Ronnie CLAYTON
Billy WRIGHT
Duncan EDWARDS
Gordon ASTALL
Johnny HAYNES
Tommy TAYLOR (sub: Nat LOFTHOUSE 44')
Dennis WILSHAW
Colin GRAINGER

30626 MayOlympiastadion
West Berlin
Friendly
Ref: István Zsolt (Hungary)Att: 95,000
WEST GERMANY13ENGLAND
F Walter 86'Edwards 25', Grainger 63', Haynes 69'
Fritz HERKENRATH
Erich RETTER
Erich JUSKOWIAK
Robert SCHLIENZ
Heinz WEWERS
Karl MAI
Erwin WALDNER
Max MORLOCK (sub: Alfred PFAFF 40')
Ottmar WALTER
Fritz WALTER
Hans SCHÄFER
Reg MATTHEWS
Jeff HALL
Roger BYRNE
Ronnie CLAYTON
Billy WRIGHT
Duncan EDWARDS
Gordon ASTALL
Johnny HAYNES
Tommy TAYLOR
Dennis WILSHAW
Colin GRAINGER

3076 OctoberWindsor Park
Belfast
Home Championship
Ref: Hugh Phillips (Scotland)Att: 58,500
N. IRELAND11ENGLAND
McIlroy 10'S Matthews 2'
Harry GREGG
Willie CUNNINGHAM
Alf McMICHAEL
Danny BLANCHFLOWER
Jackie BLANCHFLOWER
Tommy CASEY
Billy BINGHAM
Jimmy McILROY
Jimmy JONES
William McADAMS
Peter McPARLAND
Reg MATTHEWS
Jeff HALL
Roger BYRNE
Billy WRIGHT
Ronnie CLAYTON
Duncan EDWARDS
Stanley MATTHEWS
Don REVIE
Tommy TAYLOR
Dennis WILSHAW
Colin GRAINGER

30814 NovemberWembley Stadium
London
Home Championship
Ref: Hugh Phillips (Scotland)Att: 93,800
ENGLAND31WALES
Brooks 52', Finney 55', Haynes 75'J Charles 8'
Ted DITCHBURN
Jeff HALL
Roger BYRNE
Billy WRIGHT
Ronnie CLAYTON
Jimmy DICKINSON
Stanley MATTHEWS
John BROOKS
Johnny HAYNES
Tom FINNEY
Colin GRAINGER
Jack KELSEY
Alf SHERWOOD
Mel HOPKINS
Alan HARRINGTON
Raymond DANIEL
Derek SULLIVAN
Terry MEDWIN
Mel CHARLES
John CHARLES
Ivor ALLCHURCH
Cliff JONES

30928 NovemberWembley Stadium
London
Friendly
Ref: Edouard Harzic (France)Att: 90,000
ENGLAND30YUGOSLAVIA
Brooks 13', Taylor 63',88' 
Ted DITCHBURN
Jeff HALL
Roger BYRNE
Billy WRIGHT
Ronnie CLAYTON
Jimmy DICKINSON
Stanley MATTHEWS
John BROOKS
Johnny HAYNES (sub: Tommy TAYLOR 13')
Tom FINNEY
Frank BLUNSTONE
Vladimir BEARA
Bruno BELIN
Branko STANKOVIC
Lazar TASIC
Ivan HORVAT
Vujadin BOSKOV
Zdravko RAJKOV
Vladimir CONIC
Ivan TOPLAK
Bernard VUKAS
Branko ZEBEC
Byrne had a penalty kick saved.

3105 DecemberMolineux Stadium
Wolverhampton
World Cup Qualifier
Ref: Maurice Guigue (France)Att: 54,000
ENGLAND52DENMARK
Taylor 2',26',52', Edwards 66',77'O Nielsen 28',63'
Ted DITCHBURN
Albert HALL
Roger BYRNE
Billy WRIGHT
Ronnie CLAYTON
Jimmy DICKINSON
Stanley MATTHEWS
John BROOKS
Duncan EDWARDS
Tom FINNEY
Tommy TAYLOR
Theill DRENGSGAARD
Jørgen HANSEN
Jens-Peter HANSEN
Aage JENSEN
Ove NIELSEN
Bent PETERSEN
Ove HANSEN
Flemming NIELSEN
Jørgen OLESEN
Erling LARSEN
Verner NIELSEN