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Wembley Stadium

Wednesday, May 9th, 1956

International Friendly
Attendance: 100,000

England

Brazil
4
2

Tommy Taylor (3), Colin Grainger (5), Tommy Taylor (65), Colin Grainger (84)
 
Paulinho (53), Didi (55)
     
     
     

Managers
  Walter Winterbottom

Players
 
ENGLAND
 
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 01  Reg Matthews (G)
Cap number 2
Coventry City
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 02  Jeff Hall (FB)
Cap number 6
Birmingham City
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 03  Roger Byrne (FB)
Cap number 19
Manchester United
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 04  Ronnie Clayton (WH)
Cap number 3
Blackburn Rovers
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 05  Billy Wright (Capt.) (CH)
Cap number 74
Wolverhampton Wanderers
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 06  Duncan Edwards (WH)
Cap number 6
Manchester United
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 07  Stanley Matthews (OR)
Cap number 47
Blackpool
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 08  John Atyeo (CF)
Cap number 2
Bristol City
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 09  Tommy Taylor (CF)
Cap number 7
Manchester United
 3
 65
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 10  Johnny Haynes (IF)
Cap number 5
Fulham
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 11  Colin Grainger (W)
Cap number 1
Sheffield United
 5
 84
BRAZIL
 
1Gilmar
2Djalma Santos
3Pavao
4Zozimo
5Nilton Santos (Capt.)
6Dequinha
7Didi (55)
8Paulinho (53)
9Alvaro
10Gino
11Canhoteiro
1955 /56

Zozimo gave away two penalties for hand-ball. John Atyeo''s was saved on 62 minutes and Roger Byrne missed the second on 71 minutes.

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