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England's Hat-tricks
Chronologically

Last update includes No. 928 against Denmark on 5 March 2014
Hat-tricks at home pre-39 12
Hat-tricks away pre-39 22
Hat-tricks at home post-war 23

at Wembley

18
Hat-tricks away post-war 24
Total hat-tricks 81

 

The Thirty-Four Pre-War Hat-tricks Scored by England

1881-82
18 February 1882, 13-0 vs. Ireland,
Knock Road
, Bloomfield, Belfast
Howard Vaughton is the first Englishman to score a hat-trick, eventually scoring five goals in total.
Arthur Brown adds a second hat-trick to the above match, ending with four goals in total.

1882-83
3 February 1883, 5-0 vs. Wales,
Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London
Clement Mitchell scores three goals, and being only 19 years old, becomes the youngest to do so.

1883-84
23 February 1884, 8-1 vs. Ireland,
Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park,
Belfast
Harry Cursham scores the first England hat-trick in a British Championship match.

1885-86
13 March 1886, 6-1 vs. Ireland,
Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park,
Belfast
Ben Spilsbury scores four goals.

1886-87
5 February 1887, 7-0 vs. Ireland,
Bramall Lane, Highfield, Sheffield
Tinsley Lindley scores three goals.

1887-88
4 February 1888, 5-1 vs. Wales,
Recreation Ground, Nantwich Road, Crewe
Fred Dewhurst scores three goals.
7 April 1888, 5-1 vs. Ireland, Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park,
Belfast
Albert Allen scores three goals.

1888-89
2 March 1889, 6-1 vs. Ireland,
Anfield Road, Liverpool
John Yates scores three goals.

1889-90
15 March 1890, 9-1 vs. Ireland,
Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park,
Belfast
Fred Geary scores three goals.

1892-93
25 February 1893, 6-1 vs. Ireland,
Wellington Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham
Walter Gilliat scores three goals, all in the first half.

1893-94
12 March 1894, 5-1 vs. Wales,
The Racecourse,
Mold Road, Wrexham
John Veitch scores three goals.

1895-96
16 March 1896, 9-1 vs. Wales,
Cardiff Arms Park, Westgate Street, Cardiff
Steve Bloomer scores three goals.

1896-97
20 February 1897, 6-0 vs. Ireland,
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
George Wheldon scores three goals.

1898-99
18 February 1899, 13-2 vs. Ireland,
Roker Park, Roker, Sunderland
G.O. Smith scores four goals.
Jimmy Settle adds a second hat-trick to the above match, ending with three goals in total.

1900-01
18 March 1901, 6-0 vs. Wales,
St James Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Steve Bloomer scores his second England hat-trick, ending with four goals.

1907-08
16 March 1908, 7-1 vs. Wales,
The Racecourse,
Mold Road, Wrexham
Vivian Woodward scores three goals.
8 June 1908, 11-1 vs. Austria,
Hohe Warte Stadion, Döbling, Wien
Frank Bradshaw scores three goals.
Vivian Woodward scores a second hat-trick for England, scoring four goals.
10 June 1908, 7-0 vs. Hungary,
Millenáris Sportpálya, Zugló, Budapest
George Hilsdon scores the third England hat-trick in as many days, scoring four goals.

1908-09
31 May 1909
, 8-2 vs. Hungary, Millenáris Sportpálya, Zugló, Budapest
Vivian Woodward scores his third hat-trick for England, scoring four goals.
1 June 1909, 8-1 vs. Austria,
Hohe Warte Stadion, Döbling, Wien
Vivian Woodward scores his second hat-trick of the tour and his then record, fourth hat-trick for England, scoring four goals.

1911-12
10 February 1912, 6-1 vs. Ireland,
Dalymount Park, Phibsborough, Dublin
Harold Fleming scores three goals.

1925-26
24 May 1926
, 5-3 vs. Belgium, Olympish Stadion, Antwerpen
England's first hat-trick for over fourteen years is scored by Frank Osbourne.

1926-27
11 May 1927
, 11-1 vs. Belgium, Oscar Bossaert Stadion, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Bruxelles
Billy Dean scores three goals.
21 May 1927, 11-1 vs. Luxembourg, Stade de la Frontière, Jeunesse, Esch-sur-Alzette
Billy Dean scores his second England hat-trick with three more goals.

1928-29
11 May 1929
, 5-1 vs. Belgium, Parc Duden, Bruxelles
George Camsell scores four of England's five goals.

1929-30
20 November 1929
, 6-0 vs. Wales, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, Fulham, London
George Camsell scores his second England hat-trick, the first scored at a home venue for over 28 years.

1936-37
2 December 1936
, 6-2 vs. Hungary, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London
Ted Drake scores three goals.

17 May 1937
, 4-0 vs. Sweden, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna kommun, Stockholms län
Fred Steele scores three goals.

1937-38
23 October 1937
, 5-1 vs. Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast
George Mills scores three goals.

1 December 1937
, 5-4 vs. Czechoslovakia, White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London
Stan Matthews scores three goals.

1938-39
16 November 1938
, 7-0 vs. Ireland, Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester
Billy Hall scores five goals to equal Howard Vaughton's five goal haul 56 years earlier.  It is England's 34th pre-war hat-trick.

 

The Forty-Seven Post-War Hat-tricks Scored by England

1946-47
28 September 1946
, 7-2 vs. Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast
Wilf Mannion scores three goals and England's first hat-trick in England's first official match following World War II.

27 November 1946
, 8-2 vs. Netherlands, Leeds Road, Huddersfield
Tommy Lawton scores four goals.
25 May 1947, 10-0 vs. Portugal, Estádio Nacional, Lisboa
Stan Mortensen scores four goals.
25 May 1947, 10-0 vs. Portugal, Estádio Nacional, Lisboa
Tommy Lawton scores a second hat-trick of the day, his second for England, when he scores four goals.

1947-48
19 November 1947, 4-2 vs. Sweden, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London
Stan Mortensen scores his second hat-trick for England by scoring three goals.

1948-49
9 October 1948
, 6-2 vs. Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast
Stan Mortensen scores his third hat-trick for England by scoring three goals.

1949-50
15 October 1949
, 4-1 vs. Wales, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff
Jackie Milburn's three goals is the first ever England World Cup qualification hat-trick.

16 November 1949
, 9-2 vs. Ireland, Maine Road, Manchester
Jack Rowley scores four goals.  It is the 18th hat-trick scored against Ireland.

14 May 1950
, 5-3 vs. Portugal, Estádio Nacional, Lisboa
Tom Finney scores four of England's five goals, two of them were penalty-kicks.

1954-55
10 November 1954
, 3-2 vs. Wales, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Roy Bentley's three goals is the first ever England hat-trick at The Empire Stadium.
It is also the first time where the hat-trick has solely been responsible for the England victory.

2 April 1955
, 7-2 vs. Scotland, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Dennis Wilshaw scores four goals.

1956-57
5 December 1956
, 5-2 vs. Denmark, Molineux Ground, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton
Tommy Taylor scores three of England's five goals.

8 May 1957
, 5-1 vs. Republic of Ireland, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Tommy Taylor scores his second England hat-trick when he scores three of England's five goals.

1958-59
22 October 1958
, 5-0 vs. USSR, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Johnny Haynes scores three of England's five goals.

28 May 1959
, 8-1 vs. USA, Wrigley Field, Los Angeles
Bobby Charlton scores three goals, one of them a penalty-kick.

1960-61
19 October 1960
, 9-0 vs. Luxembourg, Stade Municipal, Stad Lëtzebuerg
Bobby Charlton scores his second England hat-trick when he scores three goals.

19 October 1960
, 9-0 vs. Luxembourg, Stade Municipal, Stad Lëtzebuerg
Jimmy Greaves scores the second hat-trick of the match when he scores three goals.

15 April 1961
, 9-3 vs. Scotland, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Jimmy Greaves scores his second England hat-trick when he scores three goals.

10 May 1961
, 8-0 vs. Mexico, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Bobby Charlton scores his third England hat-trick when he scores three goals.

1961-62
20 May 1962
, 4-0 vs. Peru, Éstadio Nacional, Lima
Jimmy Greaves scores his third England hat-trick when he scores three of England's four goals.

1962-63
5 June 1963
, 8-1 vs. Switzerland, Sankt-Jakob Stadium, Basel
Bobby Charlton scores his fourth England hat-trick when he scores three goals.

1963-64
20 November 1963
, 8-3 vs. Northern Ireland, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Jimmy Greaves scores his fourth England hat-trick when he scores four of England's eight goals.

20 November 1963
, 8-3 vs. Northern Ireland, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Terry Paine scores a second hat-trick of the day, when he scores three goals.

17 May 1964
, 4-3 vs. Portugal, Estádio Nacional, Lisboa
John Byrne scores three of England's four goals.

27 May 1964
, 10-0 vs. USA, Downing Stadium, Randalls Island, New York City
Roger Hunt scores four of England's ten goals.

27 May 1964
, 10-0 vs. USA, Downing Stadium, Randalls Island, New York City
For the seventh and so far, final time, a second hat-trick in a match is scored, this time by the debuting Fred Pickering, who another three of England's goals.

1964-65
3 October 1964
, 4-3 vs. Northern Ireland, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast
Jimmy Greaves scores a record, fifth England hat-trick when he scores three of England's four goals.

1965-66
29 June 1966
, 6-1 vs. Norway, Ullevål Stadion, Ullevål, Oslo
Jimmy Greaves scores a record sixth England hat-trick when he scores four goals.
1966 World Cup Finals
30 July 1966
, 4-2 vs. West Germany, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
For the first time, and so far, only time, there is a World Cup Final hat-trick.  Geoff Hurst scores three of England's four goals.

1968-69
12 March 1969
, 5-0 vs. France, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Geoff Hurst scores his second hat-trick for England when he scores three of England's five goals. He has also scored the tenth hat-trick at Wembley Stadium.

1974-75
16 April 1975
, 5-0 vs. Cyprus, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
The only England hat-trick in the 1970's was scored by Malcolm Macdonald.  It is only the second time that the hat-trick scorer is solely responsible for the outcome of the game.  That is to say, SuperMac scored all five of England's goal.  It is also the first England hat-trick in a European Championship qualification match.

1982-83
15 December 1982
, 9-0 vs. Luxembourg, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
The first England hat-trick in 7� years is also the first scored by a black player, Luther Blissett scores three goals.

1984-85
14 November 1984
, 8-0 vs. Turkey, Inönü Stadyumu İstanbul
Bryan Robson scores three goals.

1985-86
16 October 1985, 5-0 vs. Turkey,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
For the first time, a hat-trick each against the same competing team in qualification stages. Gary Lineker scores three goals.
1986 World Cup Finals
11 June 1986
, 3-0 vs. Poland, Estadio Universitário, Monterrey, Mexico
Gary Lineker scores all three goals and earns his second England hat-trick. It is also the third time where the hat-trick has solely been responsible for the England victory.

1986-87
18 February 1987, 4-2 vs. Spain,
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Chamartín, Madrid
Gary Lineker scores his third England hat-trick and scores all four goals.  It is also the fourth time where the hat-trick has solely been responsible for the England victory.

1987-88
14 October 1987, 8-0 vs. Turkey,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
Gary Lineker scores his fourth England hat-trick when he scores three goals.

1990-91
12 June 1991, 4-2 vs. Malaysia,
Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpar
Gary Lineker scores his fifth and final England hat-trick when he scores all four goals. It is also the fifth time (Lineker's third) where the hat-trick has solely been responsible for the England victory. Lineker is also now the oldest player to score an England hat-trick, aged 30 years and 194 days.

1992-93
17 February 1993, 6-0 vs. San Marino,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
David Platt scores four goals and missed a penalty-kick.

1993-94
17 November 1993, 7-1 vs. San Marino,
Stadio Renato Dall' Ara, Bologna, Italy
For the second time, a hat-trick each against the same competing team in qualification stages. Ian Wright scores four goals.

1998-99
27 March 1999, 3-0 vs. Poland,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
Paul Scholes scores all three goals. It is also the sixth time where the hat-trick has solely been responsible for the England victory.

1999-2000
4 September 1999, 6-0 vs. Luxembourg,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London
Alan Shearer scores three goals, including a penalty-kick.

2001-02
1 September 2001, 5-1 vs. Germany,
Olympiastadion, München
Michael Owen scores three goals.

2004-05
31 May 2005, 3-2 vs. Colombia,
Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
Michael Owen scores his second hat-trick when he scores all three goals. He is the first foreign-based player (Real Madrid) to score an England hat-trick. It is also the seventh time where the hat-trick has solely been responsible for the England win.

2005-06
3 June 2006, 6-1 vs. Jamaica,
Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester
Peter Crouch scores three goals and missed a penalty kick. The first hat-trick in England, not at Wembley, for fifty years.

2008-09
10 September 2008, 5-1 vs. Croatia,
Stadion Maksimir, Maksimir, Zagreb
Theo Walcott scores three goals, and becomes the youngest England player to ever score a hat-trick (19 years, 177 days), breaking a 125-year record (see Mitchell, 1883).

2010-11
3 September 2010, 4-0 vs. Bulgaria,
The National Stadium, Wembley, London
Jermain Defoe scores three goals.  The 81st England hat-trick.

 

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