Who are England's UEFA club competition giants?

To mark St George's Day, UEFA.com celebrates England's most successful UEFA competition performers.

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Most appearances by an English player in the European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League (including qualifying)

130: Paul Scholes (Manchester United)
115: Gary Neville (Manchester United)
113: David Beckham (Manchester United, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Paris)
111: John Terry (Chelsea)
108: Ashley Cole (Arsenal, Chelsea, Roma)
107: Frank Lampard (Chelsea, Manchester City)
96: Rio Ferdinand (Leeds United, Manchester United)
91: Jamie Carragher (Liverpool)
88: Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)
87: Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)

Top-scoring English players in the European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League (including qualifying)

Watch all Rooney's European goals
Watch all Rooney's European goals

34: Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)
30: Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)
25: Paul Scholes (Manchester United)
23: Frank Lampard (Chelsea, Manchester City)
19: Andrew Cole (Manchester United)
18: Theo Walcott (Arsenal)
18: Peter Crouch (Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur)
17: David Beckham (Manchester United, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Paris)
14: Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur)
14: Michael Owen (Liverpool, Real Madrid, Manchester United)
14: Raheem Sterling (Liverpool, Manchester City)

Most appearances by English players in UEFA club competition*

150: Jamie Carragher (Liverpool)
137: Paul Scholes (Manchester United)
132: Frank Lampard (West Ham United, Chelsea, Manchester City)
130: Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)
124: John Terry (Chelsea)
120: Gary Neville (Manchester United)
119: David Beckham (Manchester United, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Paris)
115: Rio Ferdinand (West Ham United, Leeds United, Manchester United)
113: Ashley Cole (Arsenal, Chelsea, Roma)
106: Wayne Rooney (Manchester United, Everton)

Top-scoring English players in UEFA club competition*

Harry Kane is the only current player in the list
Harry Kane is the only current player in the list©Getty Images

41: Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)
40: Wayne Rooney (Manchester United, Everton)
32: Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United)
29: Frank Lampard (West Ham United, Chelsea, Manchester City)
27: Michael Owen (Liverpool, Real Madrid, Manchester United)
26: Paul Scholes (Manchester United)
25: Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur, Portsmouth)
24: Peter Crouch (Aston Villa, Liverpool, Portsmouth, Tottenham Hotspur, Stoke City)
24: Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur)
23: Andrew Cole (Newcastle United, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers)

Englishmen with most appearances for non-English clubs in the European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League (including qualifying)

44: Steve McManaman (Real Madrid)
42: Owen Hargreaves (Bayern München)
32: David Beckham (Real Madrid, AC Milan, Paris)
28: Fraser Forster (Celtic)
21: Trevor Steven (Rangers, Marseille)
20: Alan Thompson (Celtic), Chris Waddle (Marseille)
19: Mark Hateley (Monaco, Rangers)
18: Scott Sinclair (Celtic)
13: Paul Gascoigne (Rangers), Rod Wallace (Rangers)
11: Chris Woods (Rangers), Gary Stevens (Rangers)

First English side to win a European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League final

Looking back at United's 1968 triumph
Looking back at United's 1968 triumph

Manchester United 4-1 Benfica (1968)

First Englishman to score in a European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League final

Bobby Charlton (Manchester United 4-1 Benfica, 1968)

English clubs to reach the European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League final

5 wins/3 losses: Liverpool (won: 1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, 2005; lost: 1985, 2007, 2018)
3/2: Manchester United (won: 1968, 1999, 2008; lost: 2009, 2011)
2/0: Nottingham Forest (won: 1979, 1980)
1/1: Chelsea (won: 2012; lost: 2008)
1/0: Aston Villa (won: 1982)
0/1: Arsenal (lost: 2006)
0/1: Leeds United (lost: 1975)

English clubs to have competed in the European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League (including qualifying)

Arsenal
Aston Villa
Blackburn
Burnley
Chelsea
Derby County
Everton
Ipswich
Leeds United
Leicester
Liverpool
Man. City
Man. United
Newcastle
Nottingham Forest
Tottenham Hotspur
Wolverhampton Wanderers

First English side to win the European Cup Winners' Cup

Tottenham Hotspur 5-1 Atlético Madrid (1963)

First Englishmen to win the UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League

Tottenham Hotspur 3-2agg Wolverhampton Wanderers (1972)

*UEFA club competitions means European Champion Clubs' Cup/UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League, European/South American Cup, UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, UEFA Super Cup and UEFA Intertoto Cup

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