England Football Online
Contact Us Page Last Updated 4 September 2017
 
Oldest Goalscorer

Youngest Goalscorer

England's 41 Youngest Goalscorers

Last update includes no. 970 against Slovakia on 4 September 2017
Twenty years-old and younger..... fifteen teenagers

No. Player
 
Club
pos sts
/subs
apps gls cmp gls mpg pens/
ht (sub)
first goal (app no.) age gap
yrs
1125 Wayne Rooney
 Everton
F 109
10
119 53 37 169 7
0 (1)
6 September 2003 2-1 vs. FYR Macedonia (6) 17 317 12 295
1086 Michael Owen
 Liverpool
F 77
12
89 40 26 155 1
2 (4)
27 May 1998 1-0 vs. Morocco (4) 18 164 9 108
1215 Marcus Rashford
 Manchester United
F 3
8
11 2 1 191 0 27 May 2016 2-1 vs. Australia (1) 18 209 n/a
647 Tommy Lawton
 Everton
CF   23 22 8 91 2
2
22 October 1938 2-4 vs. Wales (1) 19 16 9 207

Lawton is also the youngest ever penalty scorer.

1181 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
 Arsenal
M 15
12
27 6 4 234 0 12 October 2012 5-0 vs. San Marino (8) 19 58 3 0
1145 Micah Richards
 Manchester City
RB 10
3
13 1 1 958 0 8 September 2007 3-0 vs. Israel (6) 19 76 n/a
780 Jimmy Greaves
 Chelsea
IR 57
0
57 44 23 117 0
6
17 May 1959 1-4 vs. Peru (1) 19 86 8 7
788 Joe Baker
 Arsenal
CF 8
0
8 3 2 222 0 18 November 1959 2-1 vs. Northern Ireland (1) 19 124 6 20
1142 Theo Walcott
 Arsenal
M 30
17
47 8 7 302 0
1 (3)
(3) 10 September 2008 4-1 vs. Croatia (4) 19 178 7 29
Walcott is also the youngest to score a hat-trick.
85 Jimmy Brown
 Blackburn Rovers
CF   5 3 1 150 0 (2) 18 February 1882 13-0 vs. Ireland (2) 19 202 3 10
1210 Dele Alli
 Tottenham Hotspur
M 15
6
21 2 1 701 0 17 November 2015 2-0 vs. France (4) 19 220 326
745 Duncan Edwards
 Manchester United
LH 18
0
18 5 2 324 0 26 May 1956 3-1 vs. West Germany (9) 19 238 1 164
603 Stan Matthews
 Stoke City
OR 54
0
54 11 6 445 0
1
29 September 1934 4-0 vs. Wales (1) 19 240 22 7
638 Jackie Robinson
 Sheffield Wednesday
IR   4 3 0 120 0 20 May 1937 8-0 vs. Finland (1) 19 283 359
739 Johnny Haynes
 Fulham
IL 56
0
56 18 11 277 0
1
2 October 1954 2-0 vs. Northern Ireland (1) 19 358 6 195

No. Player
 
Club
pos sts
/subs
apps gls cmp gls mpg pens/
ht (sub)
first goal (app no.) age gap
yrs
837 Alan Ball
 Blackpool
M 69
3
72 8 2 789 1
0
16 May 1965 2-1 vs. Sweden (3) 20 4 7 11
813 Mike O'Grady
 Huddersfield Town
OL 2
0
2 3 2 60 0 (2) 20 October 1962 3-1 vs. Northern Ireland (1) 20 9 6 143
108 Nevill Cobbold
 Cambridge University & Old Carthusians
IR   9 6 3 135 0 (2) 24 February 1883 7-0 vs. Ireland (1) 20 20 4 2
515 Bill Dean
 Everton
CF   16 18 5 80 0
2
(2) 12 February 1929 3-3 vs. Wales (1) 20 21 4 300
46 Alf Lyttelton
 
Cambridge University & Old Etonians
F   1 1 0 90 0 3 March 1877 1-3 vs. Scotland (1) 20 24 n/a
150 Billy Bassett
 West Bromwich Albion
OR   16 6-7 6-7 206-240 0 23 February 1889 4-1 vs. Wales (2) 20 27 7 41
61 Herbert Whitfeld
 Old Etonians
F   1 1 0 60 0 18 January 1879 2-1 vs. Wales (1) 20 54 n/a
204 Gilbert Smith
 Oxford University, Old Carthusians & Corinthians
IR   20 11 11 160 0
1
25 February 1893 6-1 vs. Ireland (1) 20 92 6 40
1190 Raheem Sterling
 Liverpool
RF 26
8
34 2 2 1067 0 27 March 2015 4-0 vs. Lithuania (14) 20 109 196
557 Eric Houghton
 Aston Villa
OL   7 5 3 126 1
0
20 October 1930 5-1 vs. Ireland (1) 20 113 2 48
131 Tinsley Lindley
 Nottingham Forest & Cambridge University & Corinthians
CF   13 13 13 90 0
1
13 March 1886 6-1 vs. Ireland (1) 20 137 4 359
183 Alf Milward
 Everton
OL   4 3 3 120 0 7 March 1891 4-1 vs. Wales (1) 20 176 6 22
767 Bobby Charlton
 Manchester United
IR 105
1
106 49 27 193 3
4 (1)
19 April 1958 4-0 vs. Scotland (1) 20 190 12 31
105 Oliver Whateley
 Aston Villa
IR   2 2 0 180 0 (2) 24 February 1883 7-0 vs. Ireland (1) 20 200 31 min
319 Albert Shepherd
 Newcastle United
CF   2 2 2 90 0 7 April 1906 1-2 vs. Scotland (1) 20 209 4 310
115 Ben Spilsbury
 Cambridge University & Derby County & Corinthians
IF   3 5 5 54 0
1
28 February 1885 4-0 vs. Ireland (1) 20 211 1 13
966 John Barnes
 Watford
OL 65
14
79 10 8 571 0 10 June 1984 2-0 vs. Brazil (10) 20 216 8 322
1136 Kieran Richardson
 Manchester United
M 1
7
8 2 0 84 0 (2) 28 May 2005 2-1 vs. USA (1) 20 219 40 min
69 Charlie Bambridge
 Swifts
F   18 12 5 128 0
1
(2) 5 April 1879 5-4 vs. Scotland (1) 20 249 5 350
971 Paul Walsh
 Luton Town
F 4
1
5 1 0 370 0 15 June 1983 1-0 vs. Australia (2) 20 257 n/a
295 Arthur Brown
 Sheffield United
CF   2 1 1 180 0 17 February 1906 5-0 vs. Ireland (2) 20 317 n/a
1189 Steven Caulker
 Tottenham Hotspur
CD 1
0
1 1 0 90 0 14 November 2012 2-4 vs. Sweden (1) 20 321 n/a
934 Peter Barnes
 Manchester City
OL 18
4
22 4 3 397 0 13 May 1978 3-1 vs. Wales (4) 20 337 1 24
133 George Brann
 Swifts & Corinthians
OR   3 1 1 270 0 29 March 1886 3-1 vs. Wales (2) 20 340 n/a
629 Freddie Steele
 Stoke City
CF   6 8 1 68 0
1
17 April 1937 1-3 vs. Scotland (3) 20 346 33
865 Brian Kidd
 Manchester United
IR 1
1
2 1 0 110 0
0 (1)
(sub) 24 May 1970 1-0 vs. Ecuador (2) 20 360 n/a

 

CG