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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: check out England's EURO records and stats.

Harry Kane celebrates his winner for England against Denmark at EURO 2020
Harry Kane celebrates his winner for England against Denmark at EURO 2020 UEFA via Getty Images

GENERAL: HAVE ENGLAND EVER WON THE EURO?

England won the FIFA World Cup in 1966 but have yet to win the UEFA European Championship, though they came close at EURO 2020, losing the final on penalties at Wembley.

Best result: Runners-up 2020
Previous 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

England's road to Germany: Watch every goal

ENGLAND'S EURO RECORDS

England first qualified for the EURO finals in 1968, and have now missed only two final tournaments since 1980, missing the cut in 1984 and 2008.

Biggest victory
4-0: England vs Ukraine, 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

All of England's EURO 2020 goals

GROUP STAGE RECORDS

Previous 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

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

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: England vs Ukraine, 03/07/2021 (quarter-finals)

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

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)

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ENGLAND PLAYER RECORDS

Harry Kane is England's all-time top international goalscorer, and goes into EURO 2024 as his nation's joint-top EURO appearance-maker.

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

Most goals
7: Alan Shearer
6: Wayne Rooney
4: Harry Kane

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

Youngest players to make a EURO final tournament appearance
17y 349d: Jude Bellingham (vs Croatia, EURO 2020)
18y 229d: Marcus Rashford (vs Wales, EURO 2016)
18y 233d: Wayne Rooney (vs France, EURO 2004)

Youngest EURO final tournament goalscorers
18y 237d: Wayne Rooney (vs Switzerland, EURO 2004)
20y 189d: Michael Owen (vs Romania, EURO 2000)
21y 202d: Danny Welbeck (vs Sweden, EURO 2012)

Oldest players to make a EURO final tournament appearance
38y 271d: Peter Shilton (vs Netherlands, EURO 1988)
36y 272d: David Seaman (vs Germany, EURO 2000)
34y 63d: Stuart Pearce (vs Germany, EURO '96)

Oldest EURO final tournament goalscorers
31y 260d: Trevor Brooking (vs Spain, EURO 1980)
31y 156d: Bryan Robson (vs Netherlands, EURO 1988)
31y 16d: Jordan Henderson (vs Ukraine, EURO 2020)

Fastest goal scored
2 min – Luke Shaw (vs Italy, EURO 2020)

COACHES

Gareth Southgate is only the second coach to steer England to two EUROs, following in the footsteps of his predecessor Roy Hodgson, who led the Three Lions to EURO 2012 and EURO 2016.

Most final tournaments
2: Roy Hodgson (2012, 2016)

Most matches
8: Roy Hodgson (2012, 2016)

Most wins
5: Gareth Southgate (2020)

Youngest coach
47y 270d: Graham Taylor (vs Denmark, EURO '92)

Oldest coach
68y 323d: Roy Hodgson (vs Iceland, EURO 2016)

PENALTIES

Penalties awarded: 5
Scored 3
Saved 2

Penalties conceded: 6
Scored 5
Saved 1

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

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

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

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

1996
08/06/1996: England 1-1 Switzerland (group stage, London)
15/06/1996: Scotland 0-2 England (group stage, London)
18/06/1996: Netherlands 1-4 England (group stage, 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 stage, Eindhoven)
17/06/2000: England 1-0 Germany (group stage, Charleroi)
20/06/2000: England 2-3 Romania (group stage, Charleroi)

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

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

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

2020
13/06/2021: England 1-0 Croatia (group stage, London)
18/06/2021: England 0-0 Scotland (group stage, London)
22/06/2021: Czech Republic 0-1 England (group stage, 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)

2024
16/06/2024: Serbia vs England (group stage, Gelsenkirchen)
20/06/2024: Denmark vs England (group stage, Frankfurt)
25/06/2024: England vs Slovenia (group stage, Cologne)

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