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Updated 22nd June 2017 

Most Capped Player

Glenn Whelan (Republic of Ireland) 81 caps, 2 goals

Total Senior Internationals

105 players representing 30 national teams

Total England Internationals - 24

Total Scotland Internationals - 3

Total Wales Internationals - 15

Total Ireland Internationals - 1

Total Northern Ireland Internationals - 8

Total Republic Of Ireland Internationals - 10 

Total England B Internationals - 1

Total England Under 23 Internationals - 7

Total England Under 21 Internationals - 9

International cap history for every country further down

First Player To Be Capped

Edward 'Teddy' Johnson (England)
versus Ireland (a) - 23rd February 1884

Last Englishman To Be Capped

Jack Butland 
versus France (a) - 13th June 2017 

First Scotsman To Be Capped

Tommy Hyslop
versus England (h) - 4th April 1896

Last Scotsman To Be Capped

Charlie Adam
versus Qatar (h) - 5th June 2015

First Welshmen To Be Capped

Mart Watkins, Leigh Richmond Roose & Sammy Meredith
versus England (h) - 3rd March 1902

Last Welshman To Be Capped

Joe Allen 
versus Serbia (a) - 11th June 2017

First Irishman To Be Capped

James Sheridan
versus England (h) - 12th March 1904

First Northern Irishman To Be Capped

Sammy Smyth
versus England (a) - 14th October 1951

Last Northern Irishman To Be Capped

Mark Williams
versus Greece (h) - 2nd April 2003

First (Republic of) Irishman To Be Capped

Terry Conroy
versus Czechoslovakia (a) - 7th October 1969

Last (Republic of) Irishman To Be Capped

Jonathan Walters & Glenn Whelan 
versus Austria (h) - 11th June 2017

Youngest Player To Be Capped

Dale Eve, 16 years 276 days (Bermuda)
versus Barbados (h) - 11th November 2011 

Oldest Player To Be Capped
Shay Given, 40 years 41 days (Republic of Ireland) 
versus Belarus (h) - 31st May 2016 

 

TOURNAMENT PARTICIPATION

FIFA World Cup Finals

Gordon Banks (England) 
Mexico 1970 - 3 games 
vs Romania - won 1-0, vs Brazil - lost 1-0, vs Czechoslovakia - won 1-0

Sammy McIlroy (Northern Ireland)
Spain 1982 - 5 games 
vs Yugoslavia - drew 0-0, vs Honduras - drew 1-1, vs Spain - won 1-0, vs Austria - drew 2-2, vs France - lost 4-1

Thomas Sorensen (Denmark) 
South Africa 2010 - 3 games
vs Netherlands - lost 2-0, vs Cameroon - won 2-1, vs Japan - lost 3-1

Wilson Palacios (Honduras)
Brazil 2014 - 2 games
vs France - lost 3-0, vs Switzerland - lost 3-0

Asmir Begovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Brazil 2014 - 3 games
vs Argentina - lost 2-1, vs Nigeria - lost 1-0, vs Iran - won 3-1

Peter Odemwingie (Nigeria)
Brazil 2014 - 3 games
vs Iran - drew 0-0, vs Bosnia and Herzegovina - won 1-0 (scored 1 goal), vs Argentina - lost 3-2

Geoff Cameron (USA)
Brazil 2014 - 2 games
vs Ghana - won 2-1, vs Portugal - drew 2-2

Players who later joined the Club include Dennis Wilshaw (England - 1954), Roy Vernon (Wales - 1958), Jimmy McIlroy (Northern Ireland - 1958), Maurice Setters (England - 1958 included in official squad but didn't travel), George Eastham (England - 1962, 1966), Gordon Banks (England - 1962, 1966), Geoff Hurst (England - 1966, 1970), Nigel Worthington (Northern Ireland - 1986), Tony Dorigo (England - 1990), Ed de Goey (Netherlands - 1994, 1998), Thomas Sorensen (Denmark - 2002), Salif Diao (Senegal - 2002), Amdy Faye (Senegal - 2002), Henri Camara (Senegal - 2002), Robert Huth (Germany - 2006), Kenwyne Jones (Trinidad & Tobago - 2006), Matthew Upson (England - 2010), Wilson Palacios (Honduras - 2010), Peter Crouch (England - 2006, 2010), Maurice Edu (United States - 2010), Michael Owen (England - 1998, 2002, 2006), Ibrahim Afellay (Netherlands - 2010), Glen Johnson (England - 2010, 2014), Shay Given (Republic of Ireland - 2002), Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland - 2010, 2014), Wilfried Bony (Ivory Coast - 2014) 

Players who were selected after leaving the Club include Stanley Matthews (England - 1950, 1954), Peter Shilton (England - 1982, 1986, 1990), Sammy McIlroy (Northern Ireland - 1986), Tosh McKinlay (Scotland - 1998), Josip Skoko (Australia - 2006)

Managerial staff who have been selected in their country's squad as players include Alan A'Court (assistant manager) (England - 1958), Alan Ball (manager) (England - 1966, 1970), Mick Mills (player manager) (England - 1982), Joe Jordan (manager) (Scotland - 1974, 1978, 1982), Lou Macari (manager) (Scotland - 1978), Asa Hartford (assistant manager) (Scotland - 1978, 1982), Johan Boskamp (manager) (Netherlands - 1978), Peter Reid (assistant manager) (England - 1986)

UEFA European Championship Finals

Gordon Banks (England) 
Italy 1968 - 2 games 
vs Yugoslavia - lost 1-0, vs USSR - won 2-0

Glenn Whelan (Republic of Ireland) 
Poland and Ukraine 2012 - 3 games

vs Croatia - lost 3-1, vs Spain - lost 4-0, vs Italy - lost 2-0

Jonathan Walters (Republic of Ireland) 
Poland and Ukraine 2012 - 3 games

vs Croatia - lost 3-1, vs Spain - lost 4-0, vs Italy - lost 2-0 

Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland) 
France 2016 - 4 games, 1 goal 
vs Albania - won 1-0, vs Romania - drew 1-1, vs France - drew 0-0, vs Poland - drew 1-1 (scored) (lost 5-4 pens aet) 

Marko Arnautovic (Austria) 
France 2016 - 3 games 
vs Hungary - lost 2-0, vs Portugal - drew 0-0, vs Iceland - lost 2-1 

Glenn Whelan (Republic of Ireland) 
France 2016 - 2 games 
vs Sweden - drew 1-1, vs Belgium - lost 3-0 

Jonathan Walters (Republic of Ireland) 
France 2016 - 2 games 
vs Sweden - drew 1-1, vs France - lost 2-1 

Players who later joined the Club include Geoff Hurst (England - 1968), Tony Dorigo (England - 1988, 1992), Tosh McKinlay (Scotland - 1996), Peter Hoekstra (Netherlands - 1996), Ed de Goey (Netherlands - 1996, 2000), Patrik Berger (Czech Republic - 1996, 2000), Thomas Sorensen (Denmark - 2000, 2004), Tuncay Sanli (Turkey - 2008), John Carew (Norway - 2000), Michael Owen (England - 2000, 2004), Jack Butland (England - 2012), Ibrahim Afellay (Netherlands - 2008, 2012), Glen Johnson (England - 2012), Shay Given (Republic of Ireland - 2012), Joe Allen (Wales - 2016) 

Players who were selected after leaving the Club include Peter Shilton (England - 1980, 1988), Stephen Kelly (Republic of Ireland - 2012), Richard Keogh (Republic of Ireland - 2016),John Guidetti (Sweden - 2016), Eidur Gudjohnsen (Iceland - 2016) 

Managerial staff who have been selected in their country's squad as players include Alan Ball (manager) (England - 1968), Mick Mills (player manager) (England - 1980), Peter Reid (assistant manager) (England - 1988)

CAF Africa Cup of Nations Finals

Sambegou Bangoura (Guinea) 
Egypt 2006 - 3 games, 1 goal 
vs South Africa - won 2-0 (scored), vs Zambia - won 2-0, vs Senegal - lost 2-3 

Mamady Sidibe (Mali) 
Ghana 2008 - 1 game 
vs Benin - won 1-0 

Mame Diouf (Senegal) 
Equatorial Guinea 2015 - 3 games, 1 goal 
vs Ghana - won 2-1 (scored), vs South Africa - drew 1-1, vs Algeria - lost 0-2
Gabon 2017 - 3 games
vs Tunisia - won 2-0, vs Zimbabwe - won 2-0, vs Cameroon - drew 0-0 (lost 4-5 on pens)

Ramadan (Egypt)
Gabon 2017 - 4 games
vs Mali - drew 0-0, vs Uganda - won 1-0, vs Burkina Faso - drew 1-1 (won 4-3 on pens), vs Cameroon - lost 1-2

Wilfried Bony (Ivory Coast)
Gabon 2017 - 3 games, 1 goal
vs Togo - drew 0-0, vs DR Congo - drew 2-2 (scored), vs Morocco - lost 0-1
 

Players who later joined the Club include Mamady Sidibe (Mali - 2004), Salif Diao (Senegal - 2004), Abdoulaye Faye (Senegal - 2004, 2006, 2008), Henri Camara (Senegal - 2004, 2006, 2008) Amdy Faye (Senegal - 2006), Seyi Olofinjana (Nigeria - 2008), Wilfried Bony (Ivory Coast - 2012, 2013, 2015) 

Players who were selected after leaving the Club include Mohammed Gargo (Ghana - 2000), Seyi Olofinjana (Nigeria - 2010) 

CONMEBOL Copa America

Geoff Cameron (United States) 
United States 2016 - 6 games 
vs Colombia - lost 0-2, vs Costa Rica - won 4-0, vs Paraguay - won 1-0, vs Ecuador - won 2-1, vs Argentina - lost 4-0, vs Colombia - lost 0-1 

CONCACAF Gold Cup Finals

Ricardo Fuller (Jamaica - 2009) 
Brek Shea (United States - 2013) 
Kenwyne Jones (Trinidad & Tobago - 2013)

Players who later joined the Club include Wilson Palacios (Honduras - 2005, 2007, 2011), Maurice Edu (United States - 2011)

Players who were selected after leaving the Club include Paul Peschisolido (Canada - 2000), Davide Xausa (Canada - 2000), Demar Phillips (Jamaica - 2009, 2011)

CFU Caribbean Nations Cup

Demar Phillips (Jamaica - 2008)

Players who later joined the Club include Demar Phillips (Jamaica - 2006)

OFC Nations Cup

Players who later joined the Club include Danny Tiatto (Australia - 1996), Josip Skoko (Australia - 2004)

Players who were selected after leaving the Club include Ernie Tapai (Australia - 1996, 1998), Danny Tiatto (Australia - 2000)

Olympic Games

Players who later joined the Club include Mohammed Gargo (Ghana - 1992), Danny Tiatto (Australia - 1996), Josip Skoko (Australia - 2000), Maurice Edu (United States - 2008), Erik Pieters (Netherlands - 2008), Peter Odemwingie (Nigeria - 2008), Jack Butland (Great Britain - 2012), Joe Allen (Great Britain - 2012) 

FIFA Confederations Cup

Players who later joined the Club include Josip Skoko (Australia - 1997, 2001, 2005), Tuncay Sanli (Turkey - 2003), Robert Huth (Germany - 2005)

Players who were selected after leaving the Club include Ernie Tapai (Australia - 1997), Paul Peschisolido (Canada - 2001), Davide Xausa (Canada - 2001)

 

INTERNATIONAL CAP HISTORY

England - 24

Edward 'Teddy' Johnson (1 cap, 2 goals) 1883/84 vs Ireland
George Shutt (1 cap, 0 goals) 1885/86 vs Ireland 
James 'Jimmy' Sayer (1 cap, 0 goals) 1886/87 vs Ireland 
Bill Rowley (2 caps, 0 goals) 1888/89 – 1891/92 1st vs Ireland 
Tommy Clare (4 caps, goals) 1888/89 – 1893/94 1st vs Ireland 
Alf Underwood (2 caps, 0 goals) 1890/91 – 1891/92 1st vs Ireland 
Joe Schofield (3 caps, 1 goal) 1891/92 – 1894/95 1st vs Wales 
James 'Jimmy' Turner (1 cap, 0 goals) 1894/95 vs Ireland 
Arthur J Capes (1 cap, 0 goals) 1902/03 vs Scotland 
Tom Holford (1 cap, 0 goals) 1902/03 vs Ireland 
Arthur Lockett (1 cap, 0 goals) 1902/03 vs Ireland 
Stanley Matthews (18 caps, 8 goals (1 hat-trick)) 1934/35 – 1946/47 1st vs Wales 
Freddie Steele (6 caps, 8 goals) 1936/37 1st vs Wales 
Joe Johnson (5 caps,2 goals) 1936/37 1st vs Ireland 
Neil Franklin (27 caps, 0 goals) 1946/47 – 1949/50 1st vs Northern Ireland 
Tony Allen (3 caps, 0 goals) 1959/60 1st vs Wales 
Gordon Banks (36 caps, 0 goals) 1967/68 - 1971/72 1st vs Wales 
Mike Pejic (4 caps, 0 goals) 1973/74 1st vs Portugal 
Alan Hudson (2 caps, 0 goals) 1974/75 1st vs West Germany 
Peter Shilton (3 caps, 0 goals) 1974/75 – 1976/77 1st vs Cyprus 
Dave Watson (2 caps, 0 goals) 1981/82 1st vs Northern Ireland 
Mark Chamberlain (8 caps, 1 goal) 1982/83 - 1984/85 1st vs Luxembourg 
Ryan Shawcross (1 cap, 0 goals) 2012/13 vs Sweden 
Jack Butland (5 caps, 0 goals) 2014/15 - 2016/17 1st vs Lithuania 

Scotland - 3 

Tom Hyslop (1 cap, 0 goals) 1895/96 vs England 
Willie Maxwell (1 cap, 0 goals) 1897/98 vs England
Charlie Adam (8 caps, 0 goals) 2012/13 1st vs Serbia

Wales - 15 

Sam Meredith (3/4 caps, 0 goals) 1901/02 – 1903/04 1st vs England 
Leigh Richmond Roose (9 caps, 0 goals) 1901/02 – 1906/07 1st vs England 
Walter Martin Watkins (4 caps) 1901/02 – 1907/08 1st vs England 
Lloyd Davies (4 caps, 1 goal) 1903/04 – 1906/07 1st vs England 
John Love Jones (1 cap, 1 goal) 1905/06 vs Scotland 
Joseph Thomas Jones (10 caps, 0 goals) 1911/12 – 1919/20 1st vs Ireland 
Dai Nicholas (1 cap, 0 goals) 1922/23 vs Scotland 
Roy John (6 caps, 0 goals) 1932/33 – 1933/34 1st vs Scotland 
Roy Vernon (10 caps, 6 goals) 1964/65 – 1967/68 1st vs Greece 
John Mahoney (31 caps, 1 goal) 1967/68 – 1976/77 1st vs England 
George Berry (1 cap, 0 goals) 1982/83 vs England 
Mickey Thomas (10 caps, 1 goal) 1982/83 – 1983/84 1st vs Norway 
Robbie James (12 caps, 3 goals) 1983/84 – 1984/85 1st vs Norway 
Danny Collins (5 caps, 0 goals) 2010/11 – 2011/12 1st vs Bulgaria 
Joe Allen (5 caps, 2 goals) 2016/17 1st vs Moldova (scored) 

Ireland - 1

James 'Paddy' Sheridan (1 cap, 0 goals) 1904/05 vs England

Northern Ireland - 8

Sammy Smyth (1 cap, 0 goals) 1951/52 vs England
Jimmy McIlroy (4 caps, 0 goals) 1962/63 – 1965/66 1st vs Wales
Bobby Irvine (1 cap, 0 goals) 1964/65 vs Wales
Alex Elder (6 caps, 0 goals) 1967/68 – 1969/79 1st vs England
Sammy McIlroy (26 caps, 2 goals) 1981/82 – 1984/85 1st vs England
Gerry McMahon (10 caps, 0 goals) 1996/97 – 1997/98 1st vs Armenia
Nigel Worthington (2 caps, 0 goals) 1996/97 1st vs Italy
Mark Williams (2 caps, 0 goals) 2003/04 1st vs Armenia

Republic of Ireland - 10 

Terry Conroy (27 caps, 2 goals) 1969/70 – 1976/77 1st vs Czechoslovakia
Brendan O'Callaghan (7 caps, 0 goals) 1979/80 – 1982/83 1st vs West Germany
Graham Kavanagh (3 caps, 1 goal) 1997/98 – 1998/99 1st vs Czech Republic
Clive Clarke (2 caps, 0 goals) 2003/04 1st vs Nigeria
Glenn Whelan (81 caps, 2 goals) 2007/08 – 2016/17 1st vs Serbia
Stephen Kelly (1 cap, 0 goals) 2008/09 – vs Georgia
Liam Lawrence (8 caps*) 2008/09 – 2010/11 1st vs Nigeria *+2 before permanent Portsmouth move
Jonathan Walters (49 caps, 14 goals) 2010/11 – 2016/17 1st vs Norway
Marc Wilson (26 caps, 1 goal) 2010/11 - 2015/16 1st vs Wales 
Shay Given (4 caps, 0 goals) 2015/16 1st vs Gibraltar 

Austria - 1

Marko Arnautovic (32 caps, 7 goals) 2013/14 - 2016/17 1st vs Germany

Bermuda - 2

Kyle Lightbourne (at least 4 caps, 12 maximum, at least 5 goals) 1997/98 - 1999/00 
Dale Eve (1 cap, 0 goals) 2011/12 vs Barbados

Belarus - 1 

Sergei Shtaniuk (14 caps, 0 goals) 2001/02 – 2002/03 1st vs Ukraine

Belgium - 1 

Carl Hoefkens (14 caps, 1 goal) 2005/06 – 2006/07 1st vs San Marino

Bosnia and Herzegovina - 1

Asmir Begovic (40 caps, 0 goals) 2009/10 – 2014/15 1st vs Ghana 

Canada - 1

Paul Peschisolido (6 caps, 4 goals) 1994/95 - 1995/96 1st vs Denmark 

Denmark - 1

Thomas Sorensen (28 caps, 0 goals) 2008/09 – 2011/12 1st vs Spain 

Egypt - 1

Ramadan (11 caps, 0 goals) 2016/17 1st vs Guinea 

Finland - 2

Jani Viander (1 cap, 0 goals) 2002/03 vs Trinidad & Tobago
Peter Kopteff (2 caps, 0 goals) 2005/06 1st vs Belarus

Honduras - 1

Wilson Palacios (21 caps, 1 goals) 2011/12 - 2013/14 1st vs Ecuador

Hungary - 1 

Adam Vass (2 caps, 0 goals) 2006/07 – 1st vs Canada

Iceland - 9 

Toddy Orlygsson (12 caps, 4 goals (1 hat-trick)) 1993/94 – 1995/96 1st vs Saudi Arabia 
Larus Sigurdsson (30 caps, 2 goals) 1995/96 – 1999/00 1st vs Faroe Islands 
Einar Thor Danielsson (2 caps, 0 goals) 2000/01 1st vs Norway 
Brynjar Gunnarsson (18 caps, 0 goals) 2000/01 – 2002/03 1st vs Sweden 
Bjarni Gudjonsson (5 caps, 0 goals) 2000/01 – 2002/03 1st vs Poland 
Rikhardur Dadason (5 caps, 2 goals) 2000/01 1st vs Poland 
Petur Marteinsson (3 caps, 1 goal) 2002/03 1st vs Estonia 
Hannes Sigurdsson (4 caps, 1 goal) 2005/06 – 2006/07 1st vs Poland 
Eidur Gudjohnsen (1 cap, 0 goals) 2010/11 vs Portugal 

Ivory Coast - 1

Wilfried Bony (5 caps, 1 goal) 2016/17 1st vs Mali 

Jamaica - 2 

Ricardo Fuller (20 caps, 3 goals) 2006/07 – 2009/10 1st vs Canada
Demar Phillips (19 caps, 3 goals) 2007/08 – 2008/09 1st vs El Salvador 

Morocco - 1

Oussama Assaidi (2 caps, 1 goal) 2014/15 1st Benin 

Netherlands - 3

Erik Pieters (1 cap, 0 goals) 2014/15 vs Italy
Ibrahim Afellay (3 caps, 1 goals) 2015/16 1st vs Kazakhstan
Bruno Martins Indi (2 caps, 0 goals) 2016/17 1st vs Bulgaria 

Nigeria - 1

Peter Odemwingie (6 caps, 1 goal) 2013/14 1st vs Scotland

Norway - 1 

John Carew (2 caps, 0 goals) 2010/11 1st vs Poland 

Switzerland - 1

Xherdan Shaqiri (16 caps, 3 goals) 2015/16 - 2016/17 1st vs Slovenia 

Trinidad & Tobago - 1 

Kenwyne Jones (18 caps, 9 goals) 2004/05 & 2010/11 – 2013/14 1st vs Guatemala

Turkey - 1 

Tuncay Sanli (12 caps, 2 goals) 2009/10 – 2010/11 1st vs Estonia 

United States of America - 4

Geoff Cameron (47 caps, 3 goals) 2012/13 - 2016/17 1st vs Jamaica
Maurice Edu (8 caps, 0 goals) 2012/13 - 2013/14 1st vs Jamaica 
Brek Shea (12 caps, 2 goals) 2012/13 - 2014/15 1st vs Mexico 
Juan Agudelo (1 cap, 0 goals) 2013/14 vs Ukraine

Incomplete Records

Guinea - 1 

Sambegou Bangoura (8 maximum, 3 goals max) 2005/06 – 2006/07 1st vs Malawi (scored)

Mali - 1 

Mamady Sidibe (6/7 caps, 0 goals) 2005/06 – 2007/08

Senegal - 4 

Salif Diao (2 caps) 2006/07 – 2011/12 
Abdoulaye Faye (11 maximum) 2008/09 – 2010/11 1st vs Algeria (scored) * Ibrahima Sonko 2008/09 – 2009/10 (3 caps) 1st vs Algeria (scored) * (2caps, Algeria, Gambia, ?) 
Mame Diouf (21 caps, 6 goals) 2014/15 - 2016/17 1st vs Egypt (scored) 

*neither played in friendly before Algeria? 


ENGLAND REPRESENTATIVE TEAMS

England B - 1

Neil Franklin (2 caps, 0 goals)

England Under 23s - 7

Tony Allen (7 caps, 0 goals) 
John Farmer (1 cap, 0 goals) 
Mike Bernand (3 caps, 0 goals) 
Mike Pejic (8 caps, 0 goals) 
Alan Hudson (5 caps, 0 goals) 
Alan Dodd (6 caps, 0 goals) 
Ian Moores (2 caps, 0 goals)

England Under 21s - 9

Garth Crooks (4 caps, 3 goals)
Lee Chapman (1 cap, 0 goals) 
Adrian Heath (5 caps, 2 goals) 
Mark Chamberlain (4 caps, 1 goal) 
Ian Painter (1 cap, 0 goals) 
Steve Parkin (6 caps, 0 goals) 
Carl Beeston (1 cap, 0 goals) 
Ryan Shawcross (2 caps, 0 goals) 
Jack Butland (25 caps, 0 goals)

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