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    World Cup winners, 1966
    Photo Credit: “Three Lions on a shirt (left), Jules Rimet still gleaming (right) @FootballMuseum, Manchester, UK" by Duncan Hull - Own Work. Licensed via flickr: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/dullhunk/8206408179"

England National Team - Honours

Since its formation in 1870 the England National Team has won 1 World Cup, 34 British Home Championships outright and 3 Rous Cups

United Kingdom

British Home Championship (Also known as the Home International Championship)

Outright Winners: 34 times - 1888, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1895, 1898, 1899, 1901, 1904, 1905, 1909, 1911, 1913, 1930, 1932, 1938, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983

Rous Cup

Winners: 3 times - 1986, 1988, 1989

Runners-up: Twice - 1985, 1987

Europe

UEFA European Championship (Euro)

Semi-final: Twice - 1968 (Third Place), 1996 (Third Place)

Quarter-final: Twice - 2004 (Fifth Place), 2012 (Fifth Place)

Round of 16: Once - 2016

Group Stage: 4 times - 1980 (Fifth Place), 1988 (Seventh Place), 1992 (Seventh Place), 2000 (11th Place)

International

FIFA World Cup

Winners: Once - 1966

Semi-final: Once - 1990 (Fourth Place)

Quarter-final: 6 times - 1954 (Sixth Place), 1962 (Eighth Place), 1970 (Eighth Place), 1986 (Eighth Place), 2002 (Sixth Place), 2006 (Seventh Place)

Group Round 2: Once - 1982 (Sixth Place)

Round of 16: Twice - 1998 (Ninth Place), 2010 (13th Place)

Group Stage: 3 times - 1950 (Eighth Place), 1958 (11th Place), 2014 (26th Place)

 

First Football History

Events and details behind each of these and other national triumphs and near misses form part of the England football history story. We have selected a series of football books which expand further on the soccer history of the England National Team. These books have been carefully selected, reviewed and are available on amazon: England - Book Selection

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