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England: all their EURO records and stats

Biggest wins, heaviest defeats, highest scorers, most appearances, shoot-outs, group stage stats and more.

Wayne Rooney scored six goals in ten EURO appearances
Wayne Rooney scored six goals in ten EURO appearances

GENERAL

Best result: Runners-up 2020
EURO appearances: 10
EURO hosts: 1996 (SF), 2020 (F) joint hosts
Overall record: P38 W15 D13 L10 F51 A37
Group stage record: P27 W11 D8 L8 F36 A29
Knockout record: P11 W4 D5 L2 F15 A8

EURO-by-EURO record
1960 Did not participate
1964 Did not qualify
1968 Third place
1972 Did not qualify
1976 Did not qualify
1980 Group stage
1984 Did not qualify
1988 Group stage
1992 Group stage
1996 Semi-finals
2000 Group stage
2004 Quarter-finals
2008 Did not qualify
2012 Quarter-finals
2016 Round of 16
2020 Runners-up

Watch great England goals
Watch great England goals

TEAM RECORDS

Biggest victory
4-0: Ukraine vs England, 03/07/2021 (quarter-finals)

Heaviest defeats
3-1: Netherlands vs England, 15/06/1988 (group stage)
3-1: Soviet Union vs England, 18/06/1988 (group stage)

Highest scoring draw
2-2: Portugal vs England, 24/06/2004 (quarter-finals)

Highest scoring game
6 goals: 4-2 vs Croatia, 21/06/2004 (group stage)

Most goals scored at a EURO
11 goals in 7 games in 2020 (av. 1.57)

Fewest goals scored at a EURO
1 goal in 3 games in 1992 (av. 0.33)

Most different goalscorers at a EURO
5: 2004, 2012, 2020

Fewest different goalscorers at a EURO
1: 1992

EURO '96 highlights: England 4-1 Netherlands
EURO '96 highlights: England 4-1 Netherlands

GROUP STAGE RECORDS

Appearances: 9 (1980, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012, 2016, 2020)
Qualified from group: 5 (1996, 2004, 2012, 2016, 2020)
Group winners: 3 (1996, 2012, 2020)
Group runners-up: 2 (2004, 2016)
Unbeaten group stage: 4 (1996, 2012, 2016, 2020)
Winless group stage: 2 (1988, 1992)
Best group record: P3 W2 D1 L0 F7 A2 (1996)
Worst group record: P3 W0 D0 L3 F2 A7 (1988)
Fewest points to qualify: 5 (2016)
Most points without qualifying: 3 (1980, 2000)*
*2 points for a win in 1980

Biggest victories
4-1: England vs Netherlands, 18/06/1996
3-0: England vs Switzerland, 17/06/2004

Heaviest defeats
3-1: Netherlands vs England, 15/06/1988
3-1: Soviet Union vs England, 18/06/1988

Highest scoring game
6 goals: 4-2 vs Croatia, 21/06/2004

Most group goals scored
8: 2004

Most group goals conceded
7: 1988

Fewest group goals scored
1: 1992

Fewest group goals conceded
0: 2020

EURO '96 top scorer: All of Alan Shearer's goals
EURO '96 top scorer: All of Alan Shearer's goals

KNOCKOUT RECORDS

Round of 16
P2 W1 L1

Quarter-finals
P4 W2* L2*
*Includes 4-2 win on penalties against Spain (1996), 6-5 loss on penalties to Portugal (2004) and 4-2 loss on penalties to Italy (2012)

Semi-finals
P3 W1 L2*
*Includes 6-5 loss on penalties to Germany (1996)

Third place play-off
P1 W1 L0

Finals
P1 W0 L1*
*Includes 3-2 loss on penalties to Italy (2020)

Biggest victory
4-0: Ukraine vs England, 03/07/2021 (quarter-finals)

Heaviest defeats
1-0: Yugoslavia vs England, 05/06/1968 (semi-finals)
2-1: Iceland vs England, 27/06/2016 (round of 16)

Highest scoring game
4 goals: twice, most recently 4-0 vs Ukraine, 03/07/2021 (quarter-finals)

Extra time
W vs Spain, 1996 quarter-finals (0-0 / 0-0 / 4-2 pens)
L vs Germany, 1996 semi-finals (1-1 / 1-1 / 5-6 pens)
L vs Portugal, 2004 quarter-finals (1-1 / 2-2 / 5-6 pens)
L vs Italy, 2012 quarter-finals (0-0 / 0-0 / 2-4 pens)
W vs Denmark, 2020 semi-finals (1-1 / 2-1)
L vs Italy, 2020 final (1-1 / 1-1 / 2-3 pens)

EURO 2004 highlights: Spotlight on Wayne Rooney
EURO 2004 highlights: Spotlight on Wayne Rooney

PLAYER RECORDS

Most appearances
11: Harry Kane, Gary Neville
10: Wayne Rooney, Raheem Sterling

Most goals
7: Alan Shearer
6: Wayne Rooney
4: Harry Kane
3: Frank Lampard, Raheem Sterling

Most tournaments with goal
3: Wayne Rooney (2004, 2012, 2016)

PENALTIES

Penalty shoot-outs
W 4-2 vs Spain, quarter-finals (22/06/1996)
L 5-6 vs Germany, semi-finals (26/06/1996)
L 5-6 vs Portugal, quarter-finals (24/06/2004)
L 2-4 vs Italy, quarter-finals (24/06/2012)
L 2-3 vs Italy, final (11/07/2021)

Watch full England v Spain EURO '96 penalty shoot-out
Watch full England v Spain EURO '96 penalty shoot-out

ALL EURO FIXTURES

1968
05/06/1968: Yugoslavia 1-0 England (semi-finals, Florence)
08/06/1968: England 2-0 Soviet Union (third place play-off, Rome)

1980
12/06/1980: Belgium 1-1 England (group, Turin)
15/06/1980: England 0-1 Italy (group, Turin)
18/06/1980: Spain 1-2 England (group, Naples)

1988
12/06/1988: England 0-1 Republic of Ireland (group, Stuttgart)
15/06/1988: England 1-3 Netherlands (group, Düsseldorf)
18/06/1988: England 1-3 Soviet Union (group, Frankfurt Am Main)

1992
11/06/1992: Denmark 0-0 England (group, Malmö)
14/06/1992: France 0-0 England (group, Malmö)
17/06/1992: Sweden 2-1 England (group, Solna)

1996
08/06/1996: England 1-1 Switzerland (group, London)
15/06/1996: Scotland 0-2 England (group, London)
18/06/1996: Netherlands 1-4 England (group, London)
22/06/1996: Spain 0-0 England aet, 2-4 pens (quarter-finals, London)
26/06/1996: Germany 1-1 England aet, 6-5 pens (semi-finals, London)

2000
12/06/2000: Portugal 3-2 England (group, Eindhoven)
17/06/2000: England 1-0 Germany (group, Charleroi)
20/06/2000: England 2-3 Romania (group, Charleroi)

2004
13/06/2004: France 2-1 England (group, Lisbon)
17/06/2004: England 3-0 Switzerland (group, Coimbra)
21/06/2004: Croatia 2-4 England (group, Lisbon)
24/06/2004: Portugal 2-2 England aet, 6-5 pens (quarter-finals, Lisbon)

2012
11/06/2012: France 1-1 England (group, Donetsk)
15/06/2012: Sweden 2-3 England (group, Kyiv)
19/06/2012: England 1-0 Ukraine (group, Donetsk)
24/06/2012: England 0-0 Italy aet, 2-4 pens (quarter-finals, Kyiv)

2016
11/06/2016: England 1-1 Russia (group, Marseille)
16/06/2016: England 2-1 Wales (group, Lens Agglo)
20/06/2016: Slovakia 0-0 England (group, Saint-Étienne)
27/06/2016: England 1-2 Iceland (round of 16, Nice)

2020
13/06/2021: England 1-0 Croatia (group, London)
18/06/2021: England 0-0 Scotland (group, London)
22/06/2021: Czech Republic 0-1 England (group, London)
29/06/2021: England 2-0 Germany (round of 16, London)
03/07/2021: Ukraine 0-4 England (quarter-finals, Rome)
07/07/2021: England 2-1 Denmark aet (semi-finals, London)
11/07/2021: Italy 1-1 England aet, 3-2 pens (final, London)