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England's Goalscoring Substitutes - 74 Goals

Last update includes No. 928 against Denmark on 5 March 2014

 

Top England Substitute Scorers

 
Jermain Defoe 7
Peter Crouch 5
Michael Owen, Joe Cole 4
Robbie Fowler, Shaun Wright-Phillips 3

 

Matches involving Substitute Scorers

 
P 64 W 46  D 12  L F 165  A 56 Pts % 81.3

 

74 Goals scored by England Substitutes

1949-50
18 May 1950, 4-1 vs. Belgium,
Stade du Centenaire, Bruxelles
Jimmy Mullen, England's first ever substitute, replaced Jackie Milburn after 10 minutes, scored the equalising goal in the first minute after half-time.

1955-56
(2) 20 May 1956, 5-1 vs. Finland,
Olympiastadion, Helsinki
Nat Lofthouse replaced Tommy Taylor, who had been injured in a collision with goalkeeper Keijo Hurri, both were replaced. Lofthouse went on to score the fourth and fifth goals against Aare Klinga.  He thus became the first substitute to score twice in a match.

1956-57
(2) 28 November 1956, 3-0 vs. Yugoslavia,
Empire Stadium, Wembley, London

Tommy Taylor, after scoring the second and third goals, became the second substitute to score twice in a match, and the first substitute to score at home.

Walter Winterbottom: 5 sub goals from 383 goals (1.3%)

1963-64
27 May 1964, 10-0 vs. USA,
Downing Stadium, Randalls Island, New York City
Bobby Charlton scored his only goal as a substitute amongst his 49 goal tally.  His was the eighth in an emphatic win over the inexperienced US team.

1969-70
24 May 1970, 2-0 vs. Ecuador,
Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito
Brian Kidd scored the second goal.

Alf Ramsey: 2 sub goals from 224 goals (0.9%)

1975-76
24 March 1976, 2-1 vs. Wales,
Racecourse Ground, Wrexham

Peter Taylor, a debutant, scored the second goal, before a Welsh reply.

Don Revie: 1 sub goal from 49 goals (2%)

1977-78
13 May 1978, 3-1 vs. Wales,
Ninian Park, Cardiff

Tony Currie scored the second goal, making it 2-1.
24 May 1978, 4-1 vs. Hungary,
Wembley Stadium, London

Tony Currie scored the final goal, and became the first substitute to score in two separate matches.

1980-81
30 May 1981, 1-2 vs. Switzerland,
Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel
Terry McDermott scored England's only goal, the first time a substitute's goal accounted for England's tally. McDermott's consolation was England's first goal in a record five matches.

1981-82
2 June 1982, 1-1 vs. Iceland,
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Debutant Paul Goddard scored England's equalising goal, and became the second time a substitute's goal accounted for England's tally, in this, Goddard's only game.

Ron Greenwood: 4 sub goals from 93 goals (4%)

1982-83
13 October 1982, 1-2 vs. West Germany,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley

Tony Woodcock scored England's consolation goal, and became the third time a substitute's goal accounted for England's tally, for the third time in a row.
(2) 15 December 1982, 9-0 vs. Luxembourg,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley

Debutant Mark Chamberlain scored England's sixth goal.
Glenn Hoddle scored the eighth goal, and became the first match to involve two separate scoring substitutes.

1984-85
16 June 1985, 5-0 vs. USA,
LA Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Park, Los Angeles
Trevor Steven scored the final goal.

1988-89
26 April 1989, 5-0 vs. Albania,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley

Paul Gascoigne scored the final goal.
27 May 1989, 2-0 vs. Scotland,
Hampden Park,
Glasgow
Debutant Steve Bull, as a 31st minute replacement, scored the final goal.

1989-90
2 June 1990, 1-1 vs. Tunisia,
Stade Olympique El Menzah, Tunis
Steve Bull became only the second player to score as a substitute in two matches.  He was an 80th minute substitute, scoring the only goal in the last minute. The fourth time a substitute's goal has accounted for England's tally.
World Cup Finals - 26 June 1990, 1-0 vs. Belgium,
Stadio Renato Dall' Ara, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna
David Platt scored a final minute goal. The first England goal by a substitute in the finals of a major tournament. The fifth time a substitute's goal has accounted for England's tally, the first time a single substitute goal resulted in the match scoreline.

Bobby Robson: 8 sub goals from 154 goals (5%)

1990-91
17 October 1990, 2-0 vs. Poland,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley

Peter Beardsley scored the second and final goal.
8 June 1991, 2-0 vs. New Zealand,
Athletic Park, Wellington
David Hirst scored the second and final goal.

1991-92
19 February 1992, 2-0 vs. France,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley

Gary Lineker scored his only goal as a substitute amongst his 48 goal tally.  His was the second and final goal.

1992-93
29 May 1993, 1-1 vs. Poland,
Stadion Śląski, Katowicka, Chorzów
Ian Wright scored the equalising goal. The sixth time a substitute's goal has accounted for England's tally.
19 June 1993, 1-1 vs. Brazil,
Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington, D.C.
David Platt scored the equalising goal. The seventh time a substitute's goal has accounted for England's tally.

Graham Taylor: 5 sub goals from 62 goals (8%)

1995-96
15 November 1995, 3-1 vs. Switzerland,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley

Steve Stone scored the only substitute goal under the Venables' regime. His was the final goal.

Terry Venables: 1 sub goal from 35 goals (3%)

1997-98
27 May 1998, 1-0 vs. Morocco,
Complexe Sportif Mohammed V, Casablanca
Michael Owen's first ever goal was the only goal scored in the match. The eighth time a substitute's goal has accounted for England's tally, the second time a single substitute goal resulted in the match scoreline.
World Cup Finals - 22 June 1998, 1-2 vs. Romania,
Stade Municipal, Toulouse
Michael Owen's equalising goal was the ninth time a substitute's goal had accounted for England's tally. The third player to score as a substitute in two matches. It was also the second time that an England goal by a substitute is scored in the finals of a major tournament.

Glenn Hoddle: 2 sub goals from 42 goals (5%)

1999-2000
4 September 1999, 6-0 vs. Luxembourg,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley

Michael Owen's third substitute goal, his fifth so far, was the final goal in this rout. The first player to score as a substitute in three matches.
 3 June 2000, 2-1 vs. Malta,
The National Stadium, Ta'Qali
Emile Heskey's first goal for England was also the winning goal.

2000-01
2 September 2000, 1-1 vs. France,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley

Michael Owen's fourth substitute goal, his eighth in total, was the equalising goal. The tenth time a substitute's goal had accounted for England's tally. The first player to score as a substitute in four matches.

Kevin Keegan: 3 sub goals from 26 goals (12%)

(2) 28 February 2001, 3-0 vs. Spain, Villa Park, Trinity Road, Witton, Birmingham
Emile Heskey's second England goal, also his second goal as a substitute, was the second goal in this win.  The fourth player to score as a substitute in two matches.
Ugo Ehiogu's only goal for England was the final goal of the match, and became only the second match to involve two separate scoring substitutes.
25 May 2001, 4-0 vs. Mexico,
Pride Park Stadium, Derby

Teddy Sheringham's tenth goal for England, his first substitute goal, was the game's final goal.

2001-02
5 September 2001, 2-0 vs. Albania,
St James' Park, Gallowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Robbie Fowler scored the second and final goal.
6 October 2001, 2-2 vs. Greece, St James' Park, Gallowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Teddy Sheringham created history when he scored his eleventh goal. As a 67th minute substitute, he scored between ten and fifteen seconds later, the quickest by any England substitute. This was also the first time that a goal by a substitute had been scored in consecutive matches.
 
27 March 2002, 1-2 vs. Italy,
Elland Road, Leeds

Robbie Fowler scored his second goal as a substitute, the fifth player to do so.  His was the opening goal, before Italy replied with an equaliser and a winner. The eleventh time a substitute's goal had accounted for England's tally.
17 April 2002, 4-0 vs. Paraguay, Anfield Road, Liverpool

Danny Murphy's only goal was the second of the match. This was also the second time that a goal by a substitute had been scored in consecutive matches.
 
26 May 2002, 2-2 vs. Cameroon, Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium, Kobe City
Robbie Fowler scored the second and final equalising goal.  It was his third goal as a substitute, the second player to do so.

2002-03
12 February 2003, 1-3 vs. Australia,
Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, London
Francis Jeffers scored his first and only goal in his only appearance in an England shirt. His goal made it 1-2. It was the twelfth time a substitute's goal had accounted for England's tally.
2 April 2003, 2-0 vs. Turkey,
Stadium of Light, Sunderland
Darius Vassell scored the his first goal and the final goal of this match.
3 June 2003, 2-1 vs. Serbia & Montenegro,
Walkers Stadium, Filbert Way, Leicester
Joe Cole scored the his first goal and the winning goal of this match.

2003-04
20 August 2003, 3-1 vs. Croatia,
Portman Road, Ipswich
Frank Lampard scored his first international goal, and the final goal of the match.
(2) 5 June 2004, 6-1 vs. Iceland,
City of Manchester Stadium, Eastlands, Manchester
Wayne Bridge scored the fifth goal, his first and only international goal.
Darius Vassell scored the final goal.  His second substitute goal, the sixth player to achieve this feat, and became only the third match to involve two separate scoring substitutes.

2004-05
18 August 2004, 3-0 vs. Ukraine,
Portman Road, Ipswich
Debutant Shaun Wright-Phillips scored his first international goal, and the final goal of the match.

2005-06
1 March 2006, 2-1 vs. Uruguay,
Anfield Road, Liverpool

Peter Crouch scored his first international goal, and the equalising goal of the match. He also infamously wore 21 on his chest and shorts, with 12 on his back.
30 May 2006, 3-1 vs. Hungary,
Old Trafford, Trafford, Manchester

Peter Crouch scored his second substitute goal, the seventh player to do so. His was the final goal of the match.  This was also the third time that a goal by a substitute had been scored in consecutive matches.
 
World Cup Finals - 20 June 2006, 2-2 vs. Sweden, Rhein-Energie-Stadion, Junkersdorf, Köln
Steven Gerrard's ninth goal was his first as a substitute, to give England a 2-1 lead. scored the second and final equalising goal.  It was his third goal as a substitute, the second player to do so.  It was also the third time that an England goal by a substitute is scored in the finals of a major tournament.

Sven-Göran Eriksson: 18 sub goals from 128 goals (14%)

2006-07
28 March 2007, 3-0 vs. Andorra,
Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, Montjuïc, Barcelona
Debutant David Nugent scored his first and only international goal in his only England appearance, and the final goal of the match.

Steve McClaren: 1 sub goal from 32 goals (3%)

2007-08
6 February 2008, 2-1 vs. Switzerland,
The National Stadium, Wembley, London

Shaun Wright-Phillips' winning goal was his second goal as a substitute, the eighth player to achieve this feat.

2008-09
20 August 2008, 2-2 vs. Czech Republic,
The National Stadium, Wembley, London

Joe Cole's last-minute equalising goal was his second goal as a substitute, the ninth player to achieve this feat.
(2) 6 September 2008, 2-0 vs. Andorra,
Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, Montjuïc, Barcelona
Joe Cole scored twice as a substitute, the first substitute to do so since Tommy Taylor in 1956, third player overall. The second player to score as a substitute in four matches. It was the thirteenth time the substitute's goals had accounted for England's tally, but the first time that it involved more than one goal.  This was also the fourth time that a goal by a substitute had been scored in consecutive matches.
 
11 October
2008, 5-1 vs. Kazakhstan, The National Stadium, Wembley, London
Jermain Defoe's first goal as a substitute was the final goal of the match.
 
(2) 10 June 2009, 6-0 vs. Andorra, The National Stadium, Wembley, London
Jermain Defoe's two goals as a substitute were the fourth and fifth goals of the match. The fourth player to achieve a double. Also the fourth player to score three goals as a substitute. In this, the fiftieth England match with a goalscoring substitute.

2009-10
(2) 15 August 2009, 2-2 vs. Netherlands,
Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam
Jermain Defoe's two goals as a substitute were the consolation and equalising goals of the match. The fifth player to achieve a double, the first player to achieve it twice. Also the first player to score five goals as a substitute. This was also the fifth time that a goal by a substitute had been scored in consecutive matches.  It was the fourteenth time the substitute's goals had accounted for England's tally, but the second time that it involved two goals.
5 September 2009, 2-1 vs. Slovenia,
The National Stadium, Wembley, London

Jermain Defoe's winning goal was his sixth, the first substitute to score so many. This was also the first time that a goal by a substitute had been scored in three consecutive matches, the sixth time that it was managed in consecutive matches.

(2) 3 March 2010, 3-1 vs. Egypt, The National Stadium, Wembley, London
Peter Crouch's two goals as a substitute were the equalising and final goals of the match. The sixth player to achieve a double. Also the fourth player to score four goals as a substitute.
Shaun Wright-Phillips scored the second goal, his third goal as a substitute, the fourth player to reach this tally.
It was the fifteenth time the substitute's goals had accounted for England's tally, the third time that it involved two goals, but the first time all three were scored. It became only the fourth match to involve two separate scoring substitutes, the first since 2004.

2010-11
3 September 2010, 4-0 vs. Bulgaria,
The National Stadium, Wembley, London

Adam Johnson's first goal as a substitute was the third of the match.
(2) 7 September 2010, 3-1 vs. Switzerland,
Sankt-Jakob Park, Sankt Jakob, Basel
Adam Johnson's second substitute goal, the second of the match.
Darren Bent's first goal was the final of the match.

The fifth match to involve two separate scoring substitutes. This was also the seventh time that a goal by a substitute had been scored in consecutive matches.

17 November 2010, 1-2 vs. France, The National Stadium, Wembley, London
Peter Crouch's fifth goal as a substitute was the consolation. The second player to reach this tally.
9 February 2011, 2-1 vs. Denmark,
Sankt-Jakob Park, Sankt Jakob, Basel
Ashley Young's first goal was the winning goal of the match.
This was also the eighth time that a goal by a substitute had been scored in consecutive matches.

4 June 2011, 2-2 vs. Switzerland,
The National Stadium, Wembley, London

Ashley Young's first goal was the equalising and final goal of the match.

Fabio Capello: 19 sub goals from 89 goals (21%)

2011-12
15 June 2012, 3-2 vs. Sweden,
Natsional'nyî Sportyvnyî Kompleks, Pechersk, Kyiv

Theo Walcott's scored his first goal for three and a half years two minutes after entering the field. It was the equalising goal. He also made the cross for England's third.

2012-13
15 August 2012, 2-1 vs. Italy,
Stade de Suisse, Wankdorf, Bern

Jermain Defoe's seventh goal as an England substitute was the equalising goal.
6 February 2013, 2-1 vs. Brazil, The National Stadium, Wembley, London
Frank Lampard
's second goal as an substitute was the winning goal.
22 March 2013, 8-0 vs. San Marino, Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle
Daniel Sturridge
's first goal as an substitute was the seventh goal of the rout.
2 June 2013, 2-1 vs. Brazil, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's
67th minute goal was the equalising goal, five minutes after he came on.

2013-14
14 August 2013, 3-2 vs. Scotland,
The National Stadium, Wembley, London

Rickie Lambert's first touch in his first game, nearly three minutes after he came on in the 70th minute, was the winning goal.
 

Roy Hodgson: 6 sub goals from 51 goals (12%)

 

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