Why are England wearing blue kits against Spain in the Women's World Cup final? | The Sun
THE England women's football team have showed off just how good they are in the Women's World Cup.
They have soared through to the final where they are set to take on Spain, but why are they wearing their blue kit?
Why are England wearing blue in the World Cup final?
Spain and England are due to go head to head in the World Cup final.
Due to neither team ever reaching the final of the tournament, there is set to be a first time winner.
Despite the match being on neutral ground, in Sydney, Spain have been name as Team A which means they have precedence when it comes to their kit.
Spain will play in their red home strip, with dark blue shorts and socks.
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Even though England's first kit is a white shirt, it also includes dark blue shorts so they can't wear it because it is too similar to Spain's kit.
The kit used to feature white shorts but due to players coming forward with concerns of playing in white during their periods, it was changed.
England are set to wear their light blue kit with white socks as they go up against Spain.
When the Lionesses were victorious in the 2022 Euros they were wearing their white kit.
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What colour kit did England wear in the World Cup semi-final?
In their semi-final game against Australia, England wore their blue kit.
They managed to win 3-1, with Ella Toone, Lauren Hemp and Alessia Russo all scoring.
When is the women's World Cup final?
The Women's World Cup is set to take place on Sunday, August 20, 2023.
The match will kick off at 11am BST in Sydney's Stadium Australia.
It will be available to watch live on the BBC.
Manager Sarina Wiegman will be hoping to lead the side to victory to add to their four trophies they've won since she's been in charge.
She has said she has "no plans to leave" the team any time soon and intends to see out her contracts which lasts until 2025.
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