England National Football Team,History,

The national men’s team representing England in international football, whose activities are regulated by The Football Association, the highest governing body of football in England.


The England team has been a member of FIFA, the highest governing body in football since 1905 and a member of their regional body, UEFA, since 1954. On 30 November 182, England participated in the International Games for the first time; The match between England and Scotland, held at the Scottish party, ended in a 0–0 draw.

Known as the Three Lions at Wembley Stadium with a capacity of 90,000, the team hosts all their home matches. The team is headquartered at Wembley Stadium in London, England. Gareth Southgate is currently the manager of the team and Harry Kane, the attacking player of Tottenham Hotspur, is the captain.

England are one of the most successful teams in the history of the FIFA World Cup, having won the World Cup 1 time (198) so far; In that match, they defeated West Germany 4–2 in extra time. On the other hand, England has participated in the UEFA European Championship 10 times so far, the best of which is to finish third in UEFA Euro 198 and UEFA Euro 1996. Also, England finished third in the 2019 UEFA Nations League.

Players like Peter Shilton, Wayne Rooney, David Beckham, Bobby Charlton and Gary Lineker have rocked the field in England jerseys.

                                   England team

Own stadium

For the first 50 years of its existence, England played home matches in different parts of the country. At first they used to play cricket. Later, the game was held in the stadiums of different football clubs. England played their first match at Wembley in 1924 against Scotland. For the next 27 years, all games against Scotland were played at Wembley.

England’s last match at Wembley was against Germany on 6 October 2000. England lost the match 1-0. Since then, the team has played their home matches in 14 different stadiums. Old Trafford has been used the most. Following the opening of the new Wembley Stadium in 2006, the FA has decided that England will play their home match there until 2038. The main reason is economic. The FA is not the owner of the old Wembley but the owner of the new Wembley. The FA borrowed a lot of money to make it. So the FA wants to increase its earnings by hosting the England game at this stadium.

The first match was played at the new Wembley Stadium in March 2006. In front of 55,600 spectators, England’s Under-21 team faced Italy’s Under-21 team. The game was drawn 3-3, with David Bentley scoring the first goal for England. However, Italian striker Giampaolo Pazzini scored the first goal of the game in 29 seconds, and in the 6th minute he completed Wembley’s first hat-trick.

                                 England team


In the FIFA World Rankings, published in August 2012, England ranked highest in their history (3rd) and in the rankings published in February 1998, they ranked 26th, the lowest in their history. On the other hand, in the World Football Elo rating, England’s highest position is 1st (which they achieved in 182) and lowest position is 18th. The following is a list of current FIFA world rankings and world football rankings:

FIFA world rankings:

FIFA World Rankings as of 28 May 2021 [1]
Position change team points
2 Unchanged France 1856.3
3 Unchanged Brazil 1842.75
4 Unchanged England 17.6
5 Unchanged Portugal 16.12
Unchanged Spain 1847.13

World football came rating:

As of June 2, 2021, World Football Elo Rating [2]
Position change team points
6 Increase 2 Italy 2007
7 Increase 2 Argentina 1991
8 Increase 4 England 1971
9 Increase: Denmark 1981
10 Decrease 5 Netherlands 1948

England team


FIFA World Cup
Champion: 198
Fourth place: 1990, 2017
UEFA European Championship
Third place: 198, 1997
UEFA Nations League
Third place: 2018–19
British Home Championship
Champion (54): (of which 20 have won jointly)
Rouse Cup:
Champion: 198, 198, 1989

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