England national football team

England
Nickname(s)The Three Lions
AssociationThe Football Association
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachGareth Southgate
CaptainHarry Kane
Most capsPeter Shilton (125)
Top scorerWayne Rooney (53)
Home stadiumWembley Stadium
FIFA codeENG
FIFA ranking
CurrentTemplate:FIFA World Rankings
Highest3 (August 2012[1])
Lowest27 (February 1996[1])
Elo ranking
CurrentTemplate:World Football Elo Ratings
Highest1 (1872–1876, 1892–1911,
1966–1970, 1987–1988)
Lowest17 (11 June 1995)
First international
23x15px Scotland 0–0 England 23x15px
(Partick, Scotland; 30 November 1872)
Biggest win
23x15px England 13–0 Ireland 23x15px
(Belfast, Ireland; 31 July 1882)
Biggest defeat
23x15px Hungary 7–1 England 23x15px
(Budapest, Hungary; 23 May 1954)
World Cup
Appearances15 (first in 1950)
Best resultChampions, (1966)
European Championship
Appearances9 (first in 1968)
Best resultThird place, (1968)

The England national football team are a team who play association football for England. They play their matches in England at Wembley Stadium. They won the football World Cup in 1966 when they beat West Germany by 4 goals to 2 at the old Wembley Stadium. On 13 June 2017, England lost a friendly match 3-2 away to France.

Most appearances

As of 16 November 2018
# Name Career Caps Goals
1 Peter Shilton 1970–1990 125 0
2 Wayne Rooney 2003–2018 120 53
3 David Beckham 1996–2009 115 17
4 Steven Gerrard 2000–2014 114 21
5 Bobby Moore 1962–1973 108 2
6 Ashley Cole 2001–2014 107 0
7 Bobby Charlton 1958–1970 106 49
Frank Lampard 1999–2014 106 29
9 Billy Wright 1946–1959 105 3
10 Bryan Robson 1980–1991 90 26

Top scorers

File:Wayne Rooney.jpg
Rooney in 2006.
As of 9 October 2017
# Name Career Goals Caps Average
1 Wayne Rooney 2003–2018 53 120 0.4416
2 Bobby Charlton 1958–1970 49 106 0.4622
3 Gary Lineker 1984–1992 48 80 0.6000
4 Jimmy Greaves 1959–1967 44 57 0.7719
5 Michael Owen 1998–2008 40 89 0.4494
6 Nat Lofthouse 1950–1958 30 33 0.9090
Alan Shearer 1992–2000 30 63 0.4762
Tom Finney 1946–1958 30 76 0.3947
9 Vivian Woodward 1903–1911 29 23 1.2609
Frank Lampard 1999–2014 29 106 0.2735

Honours

Senior team

FIFA World Cup
UEFA European Championship
  • Third Place (1): 1968
  • Semi-finals (1): 1996
British Championship
  • Winners (54) (including 20 shared)
Olympic football tournament

Recent Games

Date Type of Game Home Team Result Away Team
27 March 2018 Friendly 23x15px England 1–1 23x15px Italy
2 June 2018 Friendly 23x15px England 2–1 23x15px Nigeria
7 June 2018 Friendly 23x15px England 2–0 23x15px Costa Rica
18 June 2018 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G 23x15px Tunisia 1–2 23x15px England
24 June 2018 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G 23x15px England 6–1 23x15px Panama
28 June 2018 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G 23x15px England 0–1 23x15px Belgium
3 July 2018 2018 FIFA World Cup R16 23x15px Colombia 1–1 (3–4p) 23x15px England
7 July 2018 2018 FIFA World Cup QF 23x15px Sweden 0–2 23x15px England
11 July 2018 2018 FIFA World Cup SF 23x15px Croatia 2–1 (aet) 23x15px England
14 July 2018 2018 FIFA World Cup 3rd 23x15px Belgium 2–0 23x15px England
  • Green means that the team won.
  • Yellow means the team had a draw.
  • Red means the team lost.

Minor tournaments

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Brazilborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Brazil 1964 Taça de Nações Group Stage 3rd 3 0 1 2 2 7
USAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge USA 1976 U.S.A. Bicentennial Cup Tournament Group Stage 2nd 3 2 0 1 6 4
Scotlandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Scotland 1985 Rous Cup 1 Match 2nd 1 0 0 1 0 1
Mexicoborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Mexico 1985 Ciudad de México Cup Tournament Group Stage 3rd 2 0 0 2 1 3
Mexicoborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Mexico 1985 Azteca 2000 Tournament Group Stage 2nd 2 1 0 1 3 1
Englandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge England 1986 Rous Cup Champions 1 Match 1st 1 1 0 0 2 1
Englandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge England Scotlandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Scotland 1987 Rous Cup Group Stage 2nd 2 0 2 0 1 1
Englandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge England Scotlandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Scotland 1988 Rous Cup Champions Group Stage 1st 2 1 1 0 2 1
Englandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge England Scotlandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Scotland 1989 Rous Cup Champions Group Stage 1st 2 1 1 0 2 0
Englandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge England 1991 England Challenge Cup Champions Group Stage 1st 2 1 1 0 5 3
USAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge USA 1993 U.S. Cup Group Stage 4th 3 0 1 2 2 5
Englandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge England 1995 Umbro Cup Group Stage 2nd 3 1 1 1 6 7
Franceborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge France 1997 Tournoi de France Champions Group Stage 1st 3 2 0 1 3 1
Moroccoborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge Morocco 1998 King Hassan II International Cup Tournament Group Stage 2nd 2 1 1 0 1 0
Englandborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge England 2004 FA Summer Tournament Champions Group Stage 1st 2 1 1 0 7 2
Total 6 Titles 55 25 17 13 74 47
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

References