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Players Index

England's 30 Oldest Players

Youngest Players
Oldest Players
Oldest Debutants

over the age of 35 years

Plyr
No.

Player
 Club

Birthdate Match Date Opponent Age
603 Stanley Matthews
 Blackpool
1 February 1915 15 May 1957 Denmark 42 yrs. 103 days
12 Alec Morten - GK
 Crystal Palace
1831 or 1832 8 March 1873 Scotland 41 - 42 yrs. ? days
867 Peter Shilton - GK
 
Derby County
18 September 1949 7 July 1990 Italy 40 yrs. 292 days
1080 David James - GK
 Portsmouth
1 August 1970 27 June 2010 Germany 39 yrs. 331 days
433 Ted Taylor - GK
 Huddersfield Town
7 March 1887 17 April 1926 Scotland 39 yrs. 41 days
1007 David Seaman - GK
 
Arsenal
19 September 1963 16 October 2001 FYR Macedonia 39 yrs. 27 days
700 Leslie Compton
 Arsenal
12 September 1912 19 November 1950 Yugoslavia 38 yrs. 71 days
321 Sam Hardy - GK
 Aston Villa
25 August 1883 10 April 1920 Scotland 37 yrs. 228 days
999 Stuart Pearce
 West Ham United
24 April 1962 8 September 1999 Poland 37 yrs. 138 days
326 Jesse Pennington
 
West Bromwich Albion
23 August 1883 10 April 1920 Scotland 36 yrs. 230 days
661 Tom Finney
 
Preston North End
5 April 1922 22 October 1958 USSR 36 yrs. 200 days
464 Ted Hufton - GK
 
West Ham United
25 November 1892 15 May 1929 Spain 36 yrs. 171 days
1048 Teddy Sheringham
 Tottenham Hotspur
2 April 1966 21 June 2002 Brazil 36 yrs. 80 days
1039 Martin Keown
 Arsenal
24 July 1966 26 May 2002 Cameroon 35 yrs. 307 days
1043 Nigel Martyn - GK
 
Leeds United
11 August 1966 26 May 2002 Cameroon 35 yrs. 289 days
686 Bert Williams - GK
 
Wolverhampton Wanderers
31 January 1920 22 October 1955 Wales 35 yrs. 264 days
894 Dave Watson
 
Stoke City
5 October 1946 2 June 1982 Iceland 35 yrs. 240 days
395 Eph Longworth
 
Liverpool
2 October 1887 14 April 1923 Scotland 35 yrs. 195 days
495 Frank Hudspeth
 
Newcastle United
20 April 1890 24 October 1925 Ireland 35 yrs. 187 days
845 Ian Callaghan
 Liverpool
10 April 1942 12 October 1977 Luxembourg 35 yrs. 185 days
1097 Frank Lampard
 
Chelsea
20 June 1978 15 November 2013 Chile 35 yrs. 148 days
655 Frank Swift - GK
 
Manchester City
24 December 1913 18 May 1949 Norway 35 yrs. 145 days
658 Billy Wright
 
Wolverhampton Wanderers
6 February 1924 28 May 1959 USA 35 yrs. 111 days
886 Ray Clemence - GK
 
Tottenham Hotspur
5 August 1948 16 November 1983 Luxembourg 35 yrs. 103 days
371 Charlie Wallace
 Aston Villa
20 January 1885 10 April 1920 Scotland 35 yrs. 80 days
480 Harry Healless
 
Blackburn Rovers
10 February 1893 31 March 1928 Scotland 35 yrs. 50 days
876 Ted Ditchburn - GK
 
Tottenham Hotspur
24 October 1921 5 December 1956 Denmark 35 yrs. 42 days
401 Billy Walker
 
Aston Villa
29 October 1897 7 December 1932 Austria 35 yrs. 39 days
835 Jack Charlton
 L
eeds United
8 May 1935 11 June 1970 Czechoslovakia 35 yrs. 34 days
1022 Ian Wright
 West Ham United
3 November 1963 18 November 1998 Czech Republic 35 yrs. 15 days

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