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England's 60 Teenage Debuts

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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
after 23 first team apps and five goals
1125 Wayne Rooney
 
Everton
24 October 1985 12 February 2003 sub vs. Australia & 111 days
after 26 first team apps, five goals
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 & 253 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
after 20 first team apps, one goal
18 years old... (10)
79 Clement Mitchell
 Upton Park
20 February 1862 15 March 1880 vs. Wales & 24 days
1086 Michael Owen
 Liverpool
14 December 1979 11 February 1998 vs. Chile & 59 days
after 33 first team apps, fifteen goals
1145 Micah Richards
 Manchester City
24 June 1988 15 November 2006 vs. Netherlands & 144 days
after 29 first team apps, two goals
745 Duncan Edwards
 Manchester United
1 October 1936 2 April 1955 vs. Scotland & 183 days
after c.62 first team apps, six goals
1215 Marcus Rashford
 Manchester United
31 October 1997 27 May 2016 vs. Australia & 209 days
after 18 first team apps, eight goals
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
after 29 first team apps, two goals
1201 Luke Shaw
 Southampton
12 July 1995 5 March 2014 sub vs. Denmark & 236 days
after 57 first team apps
1181 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
 Arsenal
15 August 1993 26 May 2012 sub vs. Norway & 285 days
after 69 first team apps, fourteen goals
295 Arthur Brown
 Sheffield United
6 April 1885 29 February 1904 vs. Wales & 329 days
19 years old... (45)
1083 Rio Ferdinand
 West Ham United
7 November 1978 15 November 1997 sub vs. Cameroon & 8 days
after 44 first team apps, two goals
647 Tommy Lawton
 Everton
6 October 1919 22 October 1938 vs. Wales & 16 days
after 68+ first team apps, 48+ goals
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 & 48 days
after 72 first team apps, three goals
47 William Mosforth
 Wednesday
2 January 1858 3 March 1877 vs. Scotland & 60 days
150 Billy Bassett
 West Bromwich Albion
27 January 1869 7 April 1888 vs. Ireland & 71 days
1128 Glen Johnson
 Chelsea
23 August 1984 16 November 2003 sub vs. Denmark & 85 days
after 38 first team apps, two goals
780 Jimmy Greaves
 Chelsea
20 February 1940 17 May 1959 vs. Peru & 86 days
after 84 first team apps, 59 goals
1100 Gareth Barry
 Aston Villa
23 February 1981 31 May 2000 sub vs. Ukraine & 98 days
after 83 first team apps, three goals
132 Thelwell Pike
 Brentwood, Cambridge University, Old Malvernians & Corinthians
17 November 1866 13 March 1886 vs. Ireland & 116 days
64 Harold Morse
 Notts County
4 December 1859 5 April 1879 vs. Scotland & 122 days
1076 Phil Neville
 
Manchester United
21 January 1977 23 May 1996 vs. China & 123 days
after 37 first team apps
788 Joe Baker
 Hibernian, Scotland
17 July 1940 18 November 1959 vs. Northern Ireland & 124 days
1095 Jonathan Woodgate
 Leeds United
22 January 1980 9 June 1999 vs. Bulgaria & 138 days
after 33 first team apps, two goals
1183 Jack Butland - GK
 
Birmingham City
10 March 1993 15 August 2012 vs. Italy & 158 days
after 24 first team apps
300 Jack Rutherford
 Newcastle United
12 October 1884 9 April 1904 vs. Scotland & 180 days
1210 Dele Alli
 
Tottenham Hotspur
11 April 1996 9 October 2015 vs. Estonia & 181 days
after 98 first team apps, 25 goals
18 Walpole Vidal
 Oxford University
3 September 1853 8 March 1873 vs. Scotland & 186 days
1090 Wes Brown
 Manchester United
13 October 1979 28 April 1999 vs. Hungary & 197 days
after 22 first team apps
1107 Joe Cole
 West Ham United
8 November 1981 25 May 2001 sub vs. Mexico & 198 days
after 77 first team apps, 7 goals
966 John Barnes
 Watford
7 November 1963 28 May 1983 sub vs. Northern Ireland & 202 days
after 97 first team apps, 27 goals
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
after 31 first team apps
1176 Phil Jones
 
Manchester United
21 February 1992 7 October 2011 vs. Montenegro & 228 days
after 48 first team apps
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
after 50+ first team apps, 16+ goals
567 Cliff Bastin
 Arsenal
14 March 1912 18 November 1931 vs. Wales & 249 days
83 Arthur Bambridge
 Swifts
16 June 1861 26 February 1881 vs. Wales & 255 days
5 John 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
after 39 first team apps, 5 goals
638 John Robinson
 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
after 50 first team apps, 2 goals
1023 Lee Sharpe
 
Manchester United
27 May 1971 27 March 1991 sub vs. Republic of Ireland & 305 days
after 95 first team apps
972 Nick Pickering
 
Sunderland
4 August 1963 19 June 1983 vs. Australia & 319 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
after c.80 first team apps
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
after c.60 first team apps
739 Johnny Haynes
 Fulham
17 October 1934 2 October 1954 vs. Northern Ireland & 358 days
1123 Jermaine Jenas
 Newcastle United
18 February 1983 12 February 2003 sub vs. Australia & 359 days
after 75 first team apps, 4 goals
810 Alan Hinton
 Wolverhampton Wanderers
6 October 1942 3 October 1962 vs. France & 362 days

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