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England's Youngest Goalscorers

Last update includes no. 938 against Estonia on 12 October 2014
Twenty years-old and younger

a silver box in the 'Age' column denotes a goal on his debut.
 

Plyr.
No.
Player Club When Scored Pos App Gls Age
 
1125 Wayne Rooney Everton F 99 43 6 September 2003 vs. FYR Macedonia 17 yrs 317 dys
1086 Michael Owen Liverpool CF 89 40 27 May 1998 vs. Morocco 18 yrs 165 dys
647 Tommy Lawton Everton CF 23 22 22 October 1938 (pen) vs. Wales 19 yrs 16 dys

Not only is Lawton the youngest ever player to score on his debut, he is also the youngest ever penalty scorer.

1181 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Arsenal M 18 3 12 October 2012 vs. San Marino 19 yrs 58 dys
1145 Micah Richards Manchester City LB 13 1 8 September 2007 vs. Israel 19 yrs 77 dys
780 Jimmy Greaves Chelsea IF 57 44 17 May 1959 vs. Peru 19 yrs 86 dys
788 Joe Baker Hibernian CF 8 3 18 November 1959 vs. Northern Ireland 19 yrs 124 dys
1142 Theo Walcott Arsenal AM 36 5 10 September 2008 (3) vs. Croatia 19 yrs 179 dys

Walcott is the youngest ever England player to score a hat-trick, ending Bill Dean's record held for 81 years.

85 Jimmy Brown Blackburn Rovers CF 5 3 18 February 1882 (2) vs. Ireland 19 yrs 203 dys
638 Jackie Robinson Sheffield Wednesday IR 4 3 20 May 1937 vs. Finland 19 yrs 238 dys
745 Duncan Edwards Manchester United LH 18 5 26 May 1956 vs. West Germany 19 yrs 239 dys
603 Stan Matthews Stoke City OR 54 11 29 September 1934 vs. Wales 19 yrs 240 dys
739 Johnny Haynes Fulham IL 56 18 2 October 1954 vs. Northern Ireland 19 yrs 358 dys
837 Alan Ball Blackpool M 72 8 16 May 1965 vs. Sweden 20 yrs 5 dys
813 Michael O'Grady Huddersfield Town OL 2 3 20 October 1962 vs. Northern Ireland 20 yrs 9 dys
810 Alan Hinton Nottingham Forest OL 3 1 21 October 1964 vs. Belgium 20 yrs 15 dys
108 Nevill Cobbold Cambridge University & Old Carthusians OF 9 7 24 February 1883 (2) vs. Ireland 20 yrs 20 dys
515 Bill Dean Everton CF 16 18 12 February 1927 (2) vs. Wales 20 yrs 21 dys

Dean was the youngest England player to score a hat-trick, against Belgium in 1927 (20 yrs 109 dys), until Walcott broke his record, 81 years later.

46 Alfred Lyttelton Cambridge University F 1 1 3 March 1877 vs. Scotland 20 yrs 25 dys
105 Billy Bassett West Bromwich Albion OR 16 6/7 23 February 1889 vs. Wales 20 yrs 28 dys
61 Herbert Whitfeld Old Etonians F 1 1 18 January 1879 vs. Wales 20 yrs 55 dys
204 G.O. Smith Oxford University & Old Carthusians & Corinthians CF 20 11 25 February 1893 vs. Ireland 20 yrs 92 dys
557 Eric Houghton Aston Villa OL 7 5 20 October 1930 vs. Ireland 20 yrs 113 dys
131 Tinsley Lindley Nottingham Forest & Cambridge University & Corinthians CF 13 14 13 March 1886 vs. Ireland 20 yrs 137 dys
178 Alf Milward Everton OL 4 3 7 March 1891 vs. Wales 20 yrs 176 dys
767 Bobby Charlton Manchester United CF 106 49 19 April 1958 vs. Scotland 20 yrs 189 dys
319 Albert Shepherd Bolton Wanderers CF 2 2 7 April 1906 vs. Scotland 20 yrs 209 dys
119 Ben Spilsbury Cambridge University & Derby County & Corinthians IR 3 5 28 February 1885 vs. Ireland 20 yrs 211 dys
966 John Barnes Watford, Liverpool OL 79 11 10 June 1984 vs. Brazil 20 yrs 215 dys
1136 Kieran Richardson Manchester United M 8 2 28 May 2005 (2) vs. USA 20 yrs 220 dys
69 Charlie Bambridge Swifts OL 18 11 5 April 1879 (2) vs. Scotland 20 yrs 249 dys
971 Paul Walsh Luton Town F 5 1 15 June 1983 vs. Australia 20 yrs 257 dys
295 Arthur Brown Sheffield United CF 2 1 17 February 1906 vs. Ireland 20 yrs 318 dys
1189 Steven Caulker Tottenham Hotspur CD 1 1 14 November 2012 vs. Sweden 20 yrs 321 dys
934 Peter Barnes Manchester City OL 22 4 13 May 1978 vs. Wales 20 yrs 338 dys
629 Freddie Steele Stoke City IF 6 8 17 April 1937 vs. Scotland 20 yrs 347 dys
865 Brian Kidd Manchester United F 2 1 24 May 1970 vs. Ecuador 20 yrs 360 dys

 

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