Match No. 303 - Wednesday, 9th May 1956

  • Paulinho de Almeida, 53'
  • Didi, 55'
  •  
  •  
    • 1
    • Gilmar
    • 2
    • Pavão
    • 3
    • Nílton Santos (c)
    • 4
    • Djalma Santos
    • 5
    • Zózimo
    • 6
    • Dequinha
    • 7
    • Paulinho de Almeida
    • 8
    • Âlvaro
    • 9
    • Gino Orlando
    • 10
    • Didi
    • 11
    • Canhoteiro

Notes

  • Missed Penalty: John Atyeo1st miss from 1st taken (0.0%). England's 30th overall. England were awarded two penalties during the match both for Zozimo handballs. The first from John Atyeo on 62 minutes was saved by Gilmar.
  • Missed Penalty: Roger Byrne1st miss from 1st taken (0.0%). England's 31st overall. The second penalty was taken by Roger Byrne after 71 minutes who shot wide.
  • Player MilestoneColin Grainger's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneColin Grainger's 1st Goal

Sources

  • Wembley - The Complete Record 1923 - 2000 by Glen Isherwood (Sports Books 2006)
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • www.rsssfbrasil.com
  • British Pathe Newsreel

Managers

Referee

  • Maurice Guigue

Attendance

  • 100,000

Half Time Score

ELO Rankings

  • England - 6th - 1
  • Brazil - 3rd