When did England first enter the World Cup?

When did England first qualify for the World Cup?

1970 saw the first World Cup finals take place in North America and England qualified automatically for the tournament by winning the 1966 FIFA World Cup. England were drawn in a group with Romania, former world champions Brazil and Czechoslovakia.

How many times have England reached the World Cup final?

England first entered the FIFA World Cup in 1950 and have participated in the World Cup Finals tournament 15 times, including 2018 World Cup in Russia. England won the World Cup once in 1966 World Cup on home soil.

How far did England get in World Cup 2014?

Two of them, England and Italy, were eliminated, while the third, Uruguay, advanced in second place.


Team England
Last appearance 2010
Previous best performance Winners (1966)
FIFA Rankings October 2013 10
June 2014 10

When did England last get to a World Cup final?

The last time England got through to a world cup semi final was nearly 30 years ago in 1990.

What year did England not qualify for the Euros?

The England national football team first attempted to qualify for the finals of the tournament in 1964, having declined to enter in 1960.

Overall record.

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UEFA European Championship finals record Year 1996
GA 3
Squad Squad
Qualification record Pld Qualified as hosts
Manager(s) Venables

When did England last beat Italy in football?

England fans have to go back to 15 August 2012 for the last time the Three Lions recorded a win over Italy – their only victory from the past eight meetings between the two proud nations.