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What is England’s pre-match shirt against Scotland and is it available to buy?


England will take on Scotland in a special anniversary friendly this evening and both teams are set to wear commemorative shirts to mark the event.

The old rivals will celebrate 150 years of this iconic fixture by playing each other at Hampden Park – live on talkSPORT

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England will wear the commemorative shirt ahead of the game against Scotland

Ahead of the game, the English and Scottish Football Associations announced that the countries will be wearing a limited edition kit. 

Both sets of players will don a special strip pre-match and it is sure to catch the eye of fans. 

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What is England’s pre-match shirt against Scotland? 

England are set to wear the limited edition shirts ahead of the clash at Hampden Park. 

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The jersey is a nod to the heritage of the Three Lions with the original crest from the first-ever meeting with Scotland being used. 

The badge was on shirts when England took on Scotland in 1872 and it will return this week to commemorate the iconic fixture. 

Captain Harry Kane actually travelled to Hamilton Crescent in Glasgow where that game took place to model the kit.

Scotland will also wear their special shirts ahead of the game, celebrating their own heritage.

Kane sported the special edition kit at the location of England and Scotland's first-ever game

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Kane sported the special edition kit at the location of England and Scotland’s first-ever game

Is it available to buy?

England’s warm-up shirt will not be available to buy. 

However, the match-worn player’s shirts are set to be put on auction in support of Alzheimer’s Society. 

A one-off auction will take place on Saturday, September 30 to help raise vital funds towards research that will help the future of dementia diagnosis. 

You can visit http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/fa to donate, get support or check symptoms. 

Scotland’s special edition shirt is available to buy at selected JD Sports stores. More details can be found here.

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