England national football team statistics and records: youngest players

Competitions:

Youngest England players

England's youngest players, and their age in years and days on the occasion of their most recent appearance, starting or coming on as a substitute.

For each player age is measured in days, and in years and days, from their date of birth to the day of their first appearance.

Player Age (Y:d) Age (days) Match
Theo Walcott 17:74 6284 30 May 2006
	
v Hungary
Wayne Rooney 17:110 6320 12 Feb 2003
	
v Australia
James Prinsep 17:251 6461 05 Apr 1879
	
v Scotland
Tot Rostron 17:311 6521 26 Feb 1881
	
v Wales
Raheem Sterling 17:341 6551 14 Nov 2012
	
v Sweden
Clement Mitchell 18:23 6598 15 Mar 1880
	
v Wales
Michael Owen 18:59 6634 11 Feb 1998
	
v Chile
Micah Richards 18:143 6718 15 Nov 2006
	
v Netherlands
Duncan Edwards 18:182 6757 02 Apr 1955
	
v Scotland
Jadon Sancho 18:200 6775 12 Oct 2018
	
v Croatia
Marcus Rashford 18:208 6783 27 May 2016
	
v Australia
James Brown 18:210 6785 26 Feb 1881
	
v Wales
Jack Wilshere 18:222 6797 11 Aug 2010
	
v Hungary
Luke Shaw 18:236 6811 05 Mar 2014
	
v Denmark
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 18:284 6859 26 May 2012
	
v Norway
Arthur Brown 18:327 6902 29 Feb 1904
	
v Wales
Rio Ferdinand 19:8 6948 15 Nov 1997
	
v Cameroon
Tommy Lawton 19:16 6956 22 Oct 1938
	
v Wales
Albert Geldard 19:32 6972 13 May 1933
	
v Italy
Aaron Lennon 19:48 6988 03 Jun 2006
	
v Jamaica
Billy Mosforth 19:60 7000 03 Mar 1877
	
v Scotland
Billy Bassett 19:70 7010 07 Apr 1888
	
v Ireland
Glen Johnson 19:84 7024 16 Nov 2003
	
v Denmark
Jimmy Greaves 19:86 7026 17 May 1959
	
v Peru
Gareth Barry 19:97 7037 31 May 2000
	
v Ukraine
Thelwell Pike 19:116 7056 13 Mar 1886
	
v Ireland
Harold Morse 19:122 7062 05 Apr 1879
	
v Scotland
Phil Neville 19:122 7062 23 May 1996
	
v China PR
Joe Baker 19:123 7063 18 Nov 1959
	
v Northern Ireland
Jonathan Woodgate 19:138 7078 09 Jun 1999
	
v Bulgaria
Jack Butland 19:158 7098 15 Aug 2012
	
v Italy
Jackie Rutherford 19:178 7118 09 Apr 1904
	
v Scotland
Dele Alli 19:180 7120 09 Oct 2015
	
v Estonia
Walpole Vidal 19:186 7126 08 Mar 1873
	
v Scotland
Wes Brown 19:197 7137 28 Apr 1999
	
v Hungary
Joe Cole 19:198 7138 25 May 2001
	
v Mexico
John Barnes 19:202 7142 28 May 1983
	
v Northern Ireland
Billy Moon 19:221 7161 04 Feb 1888
	
v Wales
Calum Chambers 19:226 7166 03 Sep 2014
	
v Norway
Phil Jones 19:228 7168 07 Oct 2011
	
v Montenegro
Lindsay Bury 19:237 7177 03 Mar 1877
	
v Scotland
Stan Matthews 19:240 7180 29 Sep 1934
	
v Wales
Trent Alexander-Arnold 19:243 7183 07 Jun 2018
	
v Costa Rica
Cliff Bastin 19:248 7188 18 Nov 1931
	
v Wales
Arthur Bambridge 19:255 7195 26 Feb 1881
	
v Wales
Ray Wilkins 19:256 7196 28 May 1976
	
v Italy
John Maynard 19:257 7197 30 Nov 1872
	
v Scotland
Rupert Anderson 19:264 7204 18 Jan 1879
	
v Wales
Jimmy Forrest 19:266 7206 17 Mar 1884
	
v Wales
Ross Barkley 19:275 7215 06 Sep 2013
	
v Moldova
Jackie Robinson 19:283 7223 20 May 1937
	
v Finland
Charlie Athersmith 19:299 7239 05 Mar 1892
	
v Wales
Michael Carrick 19:301 7241 25 May 2001
	
v Mexico
Lee Sharpe 19:304 7244 27 Mar 1991
	
v Republic of Ireland
Nicky Pickering 19:319 7259 19 Jun 1983
	
v Australia
Robert King 19:320 7260 18 Feb 1882
	
v Ireland
Joe Lofthouse 19:320 7260 28 Feb 1885
	
v Ireland
Tony Allen 19:324 7264 17 Oct 1959
	
v Wales
Johnny Haynes 19:350 7290 02 Oct 1954
	
v Northern Ireland
Bobby Thomson 19:350 7290 20 Nov 1963
	
v Northern Ireland
Jimmy Ward 19:351 7291 14 Mar 1885
	
v Wales
Jermaine Jenas 19:359 7299 12 Feb 2003
	
v Australia
Alan Hinton 19:362 7302 03 Oct 1962
	
v France
Alan Ball 19:362 7302 09 May 1965
	
v Yugoslavia
Steven Gerrard 20:1 7306 31 May 2000
	
v Ukraine
John Stones 20:2 7307 30 May 2014
	
v Colombia
Wilfried Zaha 20:4 7309 14 Nov 2012
	
v Sweden
Mike O'Grady 20:9 7314 20 Oct 1962
	
v Northern Ireland
Mick Jones 20:18 7323 12 May 1965
	
v West Germany
Nevill Cobbold 20:20 7325 24 Feb 1883
	
v Ireland
Dixie Dean 20:21 7326 12 Feb 1927
	
v Wales
Alf Lyttleton 20:24 7329 03 Mar 1877
	
v Scotland
Frank Blunstone 20:24 7329 10 Nov 1954
	
v Wales
Percy Fairclough 20:29 7334 02 Mar 1878
	
v Scotland
Arthur Walters 20:33 7338 28 Feb 1885
	
v Ireland
Tammy Abraham 20:39 7344 10 Nov 2017
	
v Germany
Herbert Whitfeld 20:54 7359 18 Jan 1879
	
v Wales
Dominic Solanke 20:61 7366 14 Nov 2017
	
v Brazil
Albert Quixall 20:62 7367 10 Oct 1953
	
v Wales
Edward Johnson 20:74 7379 15 Mar 1880
	
v Wales
John Hargreaves 20:75 7380 26 Feb 1881
	
v Wales
Gilbert Smith 20:92 7397 25 Feb 1893
	
v Ireland
Ashley Cole 20:98 7403 28 Mar 2001
	
v Albania
Gary Neville 20:105 7410 03 Jun 1995
	
v Japan
Rob Jones 20:106 7411 19 Feb 1992
	
v France
Harry Cursham 20:109 7414 15 Mar 1880
	
v Wales
Eric Houghton 20:113 7418 20 Oct 1930
	
v Ireland
Raich Carter 20:114 7419 14 Apr 1934
	
v Scotland
Danny Welbeck 20:123 7428 29 Mar 2011
	
v Ghana
Jimmy Dimmock 20:125 7430 09 Apr 1921
	
v Scotland
Tony Adams 20:131 7436 18 Feb 1987
	
v Spain
Eddie Holliday 20:132 7437 17 Oct 1959
	
v Wales
CJ Burnup 20:135 7440 04 Apr 1896
	
v Scotland
Tinsley Lindley 20:137 7442 13 Mar 1886
	
v Ireland
William Rawson 20:143 7448 06 Mar 1875
	
v Scotland
Jordan Henderson 20:153 7458 17 Nov 2010
	
v France
Peter Barnes 20:159 7464 16 Nov 1977
	
v Italy
Freddie Steele 20:164 7469 17 Oct 1936
	
v Wales
Joe Gomez 20:171 7476 10 Nov 2017
	
v Germany
Alf Milward 20:176 7481 07 Mar 1891
	
v Wales