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Players Index

England's 54 Teenage Debuts

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Oldest Debutants

Plyr
No.

Player
 Club

Birthdate Debut Date Match Age
17 years old... (5)
1142 Theo Walcott
 Arsenal
16 March 1989 30 May 2006 sub vs. Hungary & 75 days
1125 Wayne Rooney
 
Everton
24 October 1985 12 February 2003 sub vs. Australia & 111 days
Rooney became the youngest starter on 2 April 2003 against Turkey. He was 17 years 160 days.
65 James Prinsep
 Clapham Rovers
27 July 1861 5 April 1879 vs. Scotland & 252 days
84 Thurston Rostron
 Darwen
21 April 1863 26 February 1881 vs. Wales & 311 days
1190 Raheem Sterling
 Liverpool
8 December 1994 14 November 2012 vs. Sweden & 342 days
18 years old... (9)
79 Clement Mitchell
 Upton Park
20 February 1862 15 March 1880 vs. Wales & 23 days
1086 Michael Owen
 Liverpool
14 December 1979 11 February 1998 vs. Chile & 60 days
1145 Micah Richards
 Manchester City
24 June 1988 15 November 2006 vs. Netherlands & 144 days
745 Duncan Edwards
 Manchester United
1 October 1936 2 April 1955 vs. Scotland & 183 days
85 James Brown
 Blackburn Rovers
31 July 1862 26 February 1881 vs. Wales & 210 days
1167 Jack Wilshere
 Arsenal
1 January 1992 11 August 2010 sub vs. Hungary & 223 days
1201 Luke Shaw
 Southampton
12 July 1995 5 March 2014 sub vs. Denmark & 236 days
1181 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
 Arsenal
15 August 1993 26 May 2012 sub vs. Norway & 285 days
295 Arthur Brown
 Sheffield United
6 April 1885 29 February 1904 vs. Wales & 328 days
19 years old... (40)
1083 Rio Ferdinand
 West Ham United
7 November 1978 15 November 1997 sub vs. Cameroon & 8 days
647 Tommy Lawton
 Everton
6 October 1919 22 October 1938 vs. Wales & 16 days
585 Albert Geldard
 Everton
11 April 1914 13 May 1933 vs. Italy & 32 days
1143 Aaron Lennon
 Tottenham Hotspur
16 April 1987 3 June 2006 sub vs. Jamaica & 49 days
47 William Mosforth
 Wednesday
2 January 1858 3 March 1877 vs. Scotland & 61 days
71 Tom Brindle
 Darwen
8 January 1861 13 March 1880 vs. Scotland & 66 days
150 Billy Bassett
 West Bromwich Albion
27 January 1869 7 April 1888 vs. Ireland & 70 days
1128 Glen Johnson
 Chelsea
23 August 1984 16 November 2003 sub vs. Denmark & 85 days
780 Jimmy Greaves
 Chelsea
20 February 1940 17 May 1959 vs. Peru & 86 days
64 Harold Morse
 Notts County
early 1860 5 April 1879 vs. Scotland & max 95 days
1100 Gareth Barry
 Aston Villa
23 February 1981 31 May 2000 sub vs. Ukraine & 99 days
788 Joe Baker
 Hibernian, Scotland
17 July 1940 18 November 1959 vs. Northern Ireland & 123 days
1076 Phil Neville
 
Manchester United
21 January 1977 23 May 1996 vs. China & 124 days
1095 Jonathan Woodgate
 Leeds United
22 January 1980 9 June 1999 vs. Bulgaria & 138 days
132 Thelwell Pike
 Brentwood, Cambridge University, Old Malvernians & Corinthians
17 November 1866 13 March 1886 vs. Ireland & 146 days
1183 Jack Butland - GK
 
Birmingham City
10 March 1993 15 August 2012 vs. Italy & 158 days
300 Jack Rutherford
 Newcastle United
12 October 1884 9 April 1904 vs. Scotland & 179 days
18 Walpole Vidal
 Oxford University
3 September 1853 8 March 1873 vs. Scotland & 186 days
1107 Joe Cole
 West Ham United
8 November 1981 25 May 2001 sub vs. Mexico & 198 days
966 John Barnes
 Watford
7 November 1963 28 May 1983 sub vs. Northern Ireland & 202 days
140 Billy Moon - GK
 Old Westminsters
27 June 1868 4 February 1888 vs. Wales & 222 days
1205 Calum Chambers
 
Arsenal
20 January 1995 3 September 2014 sub vs. Norway & 226 days
1176 Phil Jones
 
Manchester United
21 February 1992 7 October 2011 vs. Montenegro & 228 days
45 Lindsay Bury
 Cambridge University & Old Etonians
9 July 1857 3 March 1877 vs. Scotland & 237 days
603 Stan Matthews
 Stoke City
1 February 1915 29 September 1934 vs. Wales & 240 days
567 Cliff Bastin
 Arsenal
14 March 1912 18 November 1931 vs. Wales &  249 days
5 William Maynard - GK
 
First Surrey Rifles
18 March 1853 30 November 1872 vs. Scotland & 257 days
57 Rupert Anderson - GK
 
Old Etonians
29 April 1859 18 January 1879 vs. Wales & 264 days
114 James Forrest
 Blackburn Rovers
24 June 1864 17 March 1884 vs. Wales & 267 days
1196 Ross Barkley
 
Everton
5 December 1993 6 September 2013 sub vs. Moldova & 275 days
638 John Robinson - GK
 Sheffield Wednesday
10 August 1917 20 May 1937 vs. Finland & 283 days
149 Charles Athersmith
 
Aston Villa
10 May 1872 5 March 1892 vs. Ireland & 301 days
1108 Michael Carrick
 West Ham United
25 July 1981 25 May 2001 sub vs. Mexico & 302 days
1023 Lee Sharpe
 
Manchester United
27 May 1971 27 March 1991 sub vs. Republic of Ireland & 305 days
93 Robert King
 
Oxford University & Upton Park
4 April 1862 18 February 1882 vs. Ireland & 320 days
118 Joseph Lofthouse
 Blackburn Rovers
14 April 1865 28 February 1885 vs. Ireland
781 Tony Allen
 Stoke City
27 November 1939 17 October 1959 vs. Wales & 324 days
120 James Ward
 Blackburn Olympic
28 March 1865 14 March 1885 vs. Wales & 351 days
824 Robert Thomson
 Wolverhampton Wanderers
5 December 1943 20 November 1963 vs. Northern Ireland
1123 Jermaine Jenas
 Newcastle United
18 February 1983 12 February 2003 sub vs. Australia & 360 days

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