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England's Top Scorers by Season

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name
 club (s)
pos. strts
subs
apps gls comp.
gls
min.
per gl
pens
ht/subs
match details age gap
England details England goals scored

1872-73

20
William Kenyon-Slaney
 Wanderers & Old Etonians
CF   1 2   45   (2) 8 March 1873 4-2 vs. Scotland (1) 25 196 60 min
2 England matches; 3 goalscorers (all new) 4 goals

1873-74

27
Robert Kingsford
 Wanderers & Old Malburians & Crystal Palace
F   1 1   90   7 March 1874 1-2 vs. Scotland (1) 24 94   
1 England match; 1 goal (new) 1 goal

1874-75

25


31
Charles Wollaston
 Wanderers & Lancing Old Boys & Clapham Rovers
Charlie Alcock
 Wanderers
F   1 1   90   6 March 1875 2-2 vs. Scotland (2) 25 218   
F   1   90   (capt) 6 March 1875 2-2 vs. Scotland (1) 32 94  
1 England match; 2 goals (both new) 1 goal

1875-76 1 England match; 0 goals   

1876-77

46
Alf Lyttelton
 Cambridge University & Old Etonians
F   1 1   90   3 March 1877 1-3 vs. Scotland (1) 20 24   
1 England match; 1 goal (new) 1 goal

1877-78

55

42
John Wylie
 Wanderers & Sheffield
Arthur Cursham
 Notts County
F   1 1   90   2 March 1878 2-7 vs. Scotland (1) 23 ?   
F   1   90   (capt) 2 March 1878 2-7 vs. Scotland (3) 24 353  
1 England match; 2 goals (both new) 2 goals

1878-79

69
Charlie Bambridge
 Swifts
IL   1 2   45   (2) 5 April 1879 5-4 vs. Scotland (1) 20 249 35 min
2 England matches; 5 goalscorers (all new) 7 goals 1

1879-80

68
Francis Sparks
 Herts Rangers & Clapham Rovers
F   2 3   60   13 March 1880 4-5 vs. Scotland (2)
(capt) (2) 15 March 1880 3-2 vs. Wales (3)
24 253
24 255
3 days
2 England matches; 4 goalscorers (one new) 7 goals 1

1880-81

69
Charlie Bambridge
 Swifts
IL   1 1   90   12 March 1881 1-6 vs. Scotland (3) 22 225  
2 England matches; 1 goalscorer 1 goal

1881-82

96
Howard Vaughton
 Aston Villa
IL
CF
  3 6   30 1ht (5) 18 February 1882 13-0 vs. Ireland (1)
11 March 1882 1-5 vs. Scotland (2)
21 40
21 61
21 days
3 England matches; 7 goalscorers (five new) 17 goals

1882-83

79
Clement Mitchell
 Upton Park & Corinthians
IL
CF
  2 4   45 1ht (3) 3 February 1883 5-0 vs. Wales (3)
10 March 1883 2-3 vs. Scotland (4)
20 348
21 18
35 days
3 England matches; 7 goalscorers (six new) 14 goals

1883-84

69

78
Charlie Bambridge
 Swifts
Harry Cursham

 Notts County & Corinthians
IL   3 3 3 85 1ht (3) 23 February 1884 9-1 vs. Ireland (8) 25 208 ?
OL   1 3 30 1ht (3) 23 February 1884 9-1 vs. Ireland (8) 24 88 55 min
3 England matches; 7 goalscorers (five new) 12 goals

1884-85

69
Charlie Bambridge
 Swifts
OL   3 2 2 135   28 February 1885 4-0 vs. Ireland (11)
21 March 1885 1-1 vs. Scotland (13)
26 213
26 234
21 days
3 England matches; 4 goalscorers (two new) 6 goals 1

1885-86

115
Ben Spilsbury
 Cambridge University & Derby County & Corinthians
IL   2 4 4 45 1ht (4) 13 March 1886 6-1 vs. Ireland (2) 21 224 ?
3 England matches; 5 goalscorers (four new) 10 goals

1886-87

131
Tinsley Lindley
 Nottingham Forest & Cambridge University & Corinthians
CF   3 6 6 45 1ht (3) 5 February 1887 7-0 vs. Ireland (4)
(2) 26 February 1887 4-0 vs. Wales (5)
19 March 1887 2-3 vs. Scotland 3 (6)
21 101
21 122
21 143
42 days
3 England matches; 4 goalscorers (one new) 13 goals 1

1887-88

130
Fred Dewhurst
 Preston North End & Corinthians
IL
IL
IR
  3 6 6 45 1ht (3) 4 February 1888 5-1 vs. Wales (6)
(2) 17 March 1888 5-0 vs. Scotland (7)
7 April 1888 5-1 vs
. Ireland (8)
24 50
24 92
24 113
63 days
3 England matches; 6 goalscorers (four new) 15 goals

1888-89

165
Jack Yates
 Burnley
OL   1 3 3 30 1ht (3) 2 March 1889 6-1 vs. Ireland (1) 28 58 ?
3 England matches; 8 goalscorers (six new) 12 goals
possibly also John Goodall and/or Billy Bassett and/or Davie Weir, who scored at least one each, possibly two

1889-90

172
Fred Geary
 Everton
IL   1 2-5 2-5 18-45 1ht (2-5) 15 March 1890 9-1 vs. Ireland (1) 22 51 ?
3 England matches; 9 goalscorers (seven new) 13 goals
possibly also Nat Walton and Bill Townley, who scored at least one each, possibly two, even three

1890-91

131


145

131
Tinsley Lindley
 Nottingham Forest & Corinthians
Edgar Chadwick
 Everton
John Goodall
 Derby County
CF 1 2 2 45 (capt) (2) 7 March 1891 6-1 vs. Ireland (13) 25 131 23 min
IL   2 90   7 March 1891 4-1 vs. Wales (1)
4 April 1891 2-1 vs. Scotland (2)
21 266
21 294
28 days
IR   2 90   (capt) 7 March 1891 4-1 vs. Wales (5)
4 April 1891 2-1 vs. Scotland (6)
27 261
27 289
28 days
3 England matches; 9 goalscorers (five new) 12 goals

1891-92

164

131
Harry Daft
 Notts County & Corinthians
John Goodall
 Derby County
IL   1 2 2 45   (2) 25 March 1892 2-0 vs. Ireland (5) 25 335 3 min
IR   1 45   (2) 2 April 1892 4-1 vs. Scotland (7) 28 288 12 min
3 England matches; 6 goalscorers (one new) 8 goals

1892-93

209
Fred Spiksley
 Wednesday
IL   2 6 6 45 2ht (3) 13 March 1893 6-0 vs. Wales (1)
(3) 1 April 1893 5-2 vs. Scotland (2)
23 47
23 66
19 days
3 England matches; 10 goalscorers (six new) 17 goals

1893-94

216
John Veitch
 Old Westminsters & Corinthians
IL   1 3 3 30 1ht (3) 12 March 1894 5-1 vs. Wales (1) 24 236 50 min
3 England matches; 6 goalscorers (two new) 9 goals 1

1894-95

220
Steve Bloomer
 Derby County
CF
IR
  2 3 3 60   (2) 9 March 1895 9-0 vs. Ireland (1)
6 April 1895
3-0 vs. Scotland (2)
21 48
21 76
28 days
3 England matches; 7 goalscorers (three new) 13 goals 2

1895-96

220
Steve Bloomer
 Derby County
IR   2 6 6 30 1ht 7 March 1896 2-0 vs. Ireland (3)
(5) 16 March 1896 9-1 vs. Wales (4)
22 47
22 56
9 days
3 England matches; 4 goalscorers 12 goals

1896-97

220
Steve Bloomer
 Derby County
IR   3 4 4 68   (2) 20 February 1897 6-0 vs. Ireland 0 (5)
29 March 1897 4-0 vs. Wales (6)
3 April 1897 1-2 vs. Scotland (7)
23 31
23 68
23 73
42 days
3 England matches; 5 goalscorers (four new) 11 goals

1897-98

232
Fred Wheldon
 Aston Villa
IL   1 3 3 30 1ht (3) 20 February 1897 6-0 vs. Ireland (1) 27 111 28 min
3 England matches; 5 goalscorers (one new) 9 goals

1898-99

204
Gilbert Smith
 Oxford University, Old Carthusians & Corinthians
IL   3 5 3 30 1ht (4) 18 February 1899 13-2 vs. Ireland (14)
6 April 1899 2-1 vs. Scotland (16)
26 85
26 132
47 days
3 England matches; 7 goalscorers (three new) 19 goals


1900-14
Year Player goals scored games played Eng. goals scored Eng. games played Different
scorers (new)
 
1899-1900 Steve Bloomer,
Charlie Sagar,
Geoffrey Wilson
& one own goal
1 1
1
2
4 3 4 (3) ( 1)
1900-01 Steve Bloomer 5 2 11 3 6 (4)
1901-02 Jimmy Settle 2 2 3 3 2 (1)
1902-03 Vivian Woodward 4 3 7 3 4 (4)
1903-04 Alf Common &
Joe Bache
2 2
2
6 3 4 (2)
1904-05 Vivian Woodward 2 3 5 3 4 (1)
1905-06 Dicky Bond &
Sammy Day
2 3
3
7 3 5 (4)
1906-07 Steve Bloomer,
Harold Hardman &
Jimmy Stewart
1 1
2
2
3 3 3 (2)
1907-08 George Hilsdon 12 6 39 7 8 (7)
1908-09 Vivian Woodward 10 5 28 6 9 (5) ( 1)
1909-10 Andy Ducat &
Harold Fleming
1 3
2
2 3 2 (1)
1910-11 Vivian Woodward 2 1 6 3 5 (2)
1911-12 Harold Fleming &
George Holley
3 1
3
9 3 4 (1)
1912-13 Harry Hampton 2 2 6 3 5 (4)
1913-14 Harold Fleming,
Joe Smith &
Billy Wedlock
1 1
2
1
3 3 3 (1)

 

1918-19 Sydney Charles Puddefoot 3 2
1919-20 John Gilbert Cock 2 3
Robert Kelly 1
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
1920-21 Charles Murray Buchan 1 2
 Henry Chambers 3
Robert Kelly 3
William Henry Walker 1
1921-22 Robert Kelly 1 2
William John Kirton 1
1922-23  Henry Chambers 4 4
Kenneth Edward Hegan 2
1923-24 William Thomas Roberts 2 2
William Vivian Talbot Gibbins 2
1924-25 William Henry Walker 3 5
1925-26 Frank Raymond Osborne 2 1
1926-27 William Ralph Dean 12 5
1927-28 4 5
1928-29 George Henry Camsell 6 2
1929-30 5 2
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
1930-31 Herbert Burgess 4 4
1931-32 Samuel Dickinson Crooks 4 4
John William Smith 3
1932-33 Clifford Sydney Bastin 3 3
1933-34 Erik Fred Brook 4 6
1934-35 3 4
1935-36 George Henry Camsell 5 4
1936-37 Frederick Charles Steele 8 6
1937-38 Stanley Matthews 5 6
1938-39 George William Hall 7 5
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
1946-47 Thomas Lawton 10 8
1947-48 Stanley Harding Mortensen 7 6
1948-49 Thomas Finney 3 6
John Edward Thompson Milburn 4
Stanley Harding Mortensen 5
Frederick Morris 2
1949-50 Stanley Harding Mortensen 6 9
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
1950-51 Edward Francis Baily 4 3
John Edward Thompson Milburn 3
1951-52 Nathaniel Lofthouse 7 7
1952-53 8 8
1953-54 6 5
1954-55 Roy Thomas Frank Bentley 6 4
1955-56 Nathaniel Lofthouse 4 5
1956-57 Thomas Taylor 10 6
1957-58 Derek Tennyson Kevan 5 10
1958-59 Robert Charlton 8 (2 penalties) 9
1959-60 2 (Charlton included 1 penalty) 6
James Peter Greaves
Bobby Charlton also scored 8
4
Year

Goals Scored

Games Played
1960-61 13 8
1961-62 Ronald Flowers 5 (4 penalties) 12
1962-63 Robert Charlton 5 6
1963-64 James Peter Greaves 8 9
1964-65 6 6
1965-66 Roger Hunt 8 13
1966-67 Geoffrey Charles Hurst 3 6
1967-68 Martin Stanford Peters 5 7
1968-69 Geoffrey Charles Hurst 8 (4 penalties) 9
1969-70 Martin Stanford Peters 4 12
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
1970-71 Martin Harcourt Chivers 5 5
1971-72 2 7
Geoffrey Charles Hurst 4
1972-73 Martin Harcourt Chivers 5 10
1973-74 Michael Roger Channon 5 11
1974-75 Malcolm Ian Macdonald 6 4
1975-76 Michael Roger Channon 9 (1 penalty) 9
1976-77 4 (2 penalties) 9
1977-78 Peter Simon Barnes 2 (Neal included 1 penalty) 6
Anthony William Currie 5
Philip George Neal 5
Joseph Kevin Keegan 6
1978-79 6 9
1979-80 4 8
Anthony Stewart Woodcock 8
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
1980-81 Terence McDermott 3 7
1981-82 Paul Mariner 6 10
Bryan Robson 11
1982-83 Trevor John Francis 4 8
Anthony Stewart Woodcock 4
1983-84 Paul Mariner 2 3
Anthony Stewart Woodcock 9
Bryan Robson 7
1984-85 5 11
1985-86 Gary Winston Lineker 9 11
1986-87 7 6
1987-88 7 10
1988-89 3 7
John Charles Bryan Barnes 5
1989-90 Gary Winston Lineker 6 (2 penalties) 16
Year

Goals Scored

Games Played
1990-91 10 (2 penalties) 10
1991-92 David Andrew Platt 4 9
1992-93 9 10
1993-94 Ian Edward Wright 4 4
1994-95 David Andrew Platt 3 (1 penalty) 7
1995-96 Alan Shearer 5 (1 penalty) 11
1996-97 6 7
1997-98 4 (1 penalty) 7
1998-99 4 8
1999-2000 6 12
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
2000-01 David Robert Joseph Beckham 3 8
Paul Scholes 7
Michael James Owen 8
2001-02 8 12
2002-03 4 (Owen included 1 penalty) 9
David Robert Joseph Beckham 6
2003-04 Wayne Mark Rooney 9 12
2004-05 Michael James Owen 6 10
2005-06 Peter James Crouch 6 10
2006-07 6 8
2007-08 Michael James Owen 3 7
Shaun Cameron Wright-Phillips 7
2008-09 Wayne Mark Rooney 10 9
2009-10 Peter James Crouch 5 6

2010-19
Year Player(s) goals scored games played Eng. goals scored Eng. games played Different
scorers (new)
 
2010-11 Jermain Defoe &
Darren Bent
3 3
4
17 9 9 (?)
2011-12 Ashley Young 4 10 17 12 9 (?)( 1)
2012-13 Wayne Rooney 7 7 30 11 11 (?)( 1)
2013-14 Wayne Rooney &
Daniel Sturridge
4   21 14 9 (2)
2014-15 Wayne Rooney 8 10 21 10 8 (3)( 1)
2015-16  Wayne Rooney 5 10 28 15 12 (5)( 3)
2016-17 Adam Lallana &
Harry Kane
3 7
3
14 9 8 (1)
2017-18 Harry Kane 11 (3 pens) 11
26 17 12 (5)
2018-19 Raheem Sterling 6 7 21 10 7 (3)( 1)
2019-20 Harry Kane 10 (3 pens) 6 27 6 9 (4)( 2)

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