England's 10 oldest goalscorers - Defoe joins some legendary names

England’s oldest top 10 goalscorers

Teddy Sheringham celebrates scoring against Greece in 2001 – Yahoo Sport looks at the oldest top 10 goalscorers for England after Jermain Defoe’s strike against Lithuania 

England’s oldest top 10 goalscorers

Teddy Sheringham celebrates scoring against Greece in 2001 – Yahoo Sport looks at the oldest top 10 goalscorers for England after Jermain Defoe’s strike against Lithuania 

England’s oldest top 10 goalscorers

10 Ian Wright
Age: 33 years 311 days
Against Moldova 1997

England’s oldest top 10 goalscorers

9 Martin Keown
Age: 33 years 315 days
Scored against Malta 2000

England’s oldest top 10 goalscorers

8 Jimmy Moore
Age: 34 years 10 days
Scored against Sweden 1923

England’s oldest top 10 goalscorers

7 Bob Kelly
Age: 34 years 136 days
Scored against Scotland 1928
England team: (Top l-r) Mellor (trainer), Bert Smith (Tottenham Hotspur), Percival ‘Percy’ Barton (Birmingham City), Henry ‘Harry’ Chambers (Liverpool), Thomas ‘Tommy’ Smart (Aston Villa), Harold Gough (Sheffield United), John Silcock (Manchester United), Ernest ‘Ernie’ Simms (Luton Town), George Wilson (Sheffield Wednesday). (l-r Front) Samuel ‘Sam’ Chedgzoy (Everton), Robert ‘Bob’ Kelly (Burnley), Arthur Grimsdell (Tottenham Hotspur), Herbert ‘Bert’ Bliss (Tottenham Hotspur) and James ‘Jimmy’ Dimmock (Tottenham Hotspur)

England’s oldest top 10 goalscorers

6 Jermain Defoe
Age: 34 years 165 days
Scored against Lithuania 2017

England’s oldest top 10 goalscorers

5 Jack Charlton
Age: 34 years 217 days
Scored against Portugal 1969

England’s oldest top 10 goalscorers

4 Frank Lampard
Age: 34 years 343 days
Scored against Ireland 2013

England’s oldest top 10 goalscorers

3 Teddy Sheringham
Age: 35 years 187 days
Scored against Greece 2001

England’s oldest top 10 goalscorers

2 Tom Finney
Age: 36 years 182 days
Scored against Northern Ireland 1958

England’s oldest top 10 goalscorers

1 Stanley Matthews
Age: 41 years 228 days
Against Northern Ireland 1956

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