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England's Top Scorers by Season

Last update includes no. 944 against Slovenia on 14 June 2015

 

1872-1899
Year Player(s) goals scored games played Eng. goals scored Eng. games played Different
scorers (new)
 
1872-73 William Kenyon-Slaney 2 1 4 1 3 (3)
1873-74 Robert Kingsford 1 1 1 1 1 (1)
1874-75 Charlie Alcock &
Charles Wollaston
1 1 2 1 2 (2)
1875-76 None 0 0 0 1 0
1876-77 Alf Lyttelton 1 1 1 1 1 (1)
1877-78 Arthur Cursham
& John Wylie
1 1 2 1 2 (2)
1878-79 Charlie Bambridge 2 1 7 2 5 (5) ( 1)
1879-80 Francis Sparks 3 2 7 2 4 (1) ( 1)
1880-81 Charlie Bambridge 1 1 1 2 1 (0)
1881-82 Howard Vaughton 6 3 17 3 7 (5)
1882-83 Clement Mitchell 4 2 14 3 7 (6)
1883-84 Harry Cursham 3 3 12 3 7 (5)
1884-85 Charlie Bambridge 2 3 6 3 4 (2) ( 1)
1885-86 Ben Spilsbury 4 2 10 3 5 (4)
1886-87 Tinsley Lindley 6 3 13 3 4 (1) ( 1)
1887-88 Fred Dewhurst 6 3 15 3 6 (4)
1888-89 Jack Yates 3 1 12 3 8 (6)
possibly also John Goodall and/or Billy Bassett, who scored at least one each, possibly two, even three
1889-90 Fred Geary 3 2 13 3 9 (7)
Geary scored at least one, possibly five
possibly also Nat Walton and Bill Townley, who scored at least one each, possibly two, even three
1890-91 Edgar Chadwick,
John Goodall &
Tinsley Lindley
2 2
2
1
12 3 9 (5)
1891-92 John Goodall &
Harry Daft
2 1
1
8 3 6 (1)
1892-93 Fred Spikesley 5 2 17 3 10 (6)
1893-94 John Veitch 3 1 9 3 6 (2) ( 1)
1894-95 Steve Bloomer 3 2 13 3 7 (3) ( 2)
1895-96 6 2 12 3 4 (0)
1896-97 4 3 11 3 5 (4)
1897-98 George Wheldon 3 1 9 3 5 (1)
1898-99 Gilbert Smith 5 3 19 3 7 (3)

1900-14
Year Player goals scored games played Eng. goals scored Eng. games played Different
scorers (new)
 
1899-1900 Steve Bloomer,
Charlie Sagar,
Geoffrey Wilson
& one own goal
1 1
1
2
4 3 4 (3) ( 1)
1900-01 Steve Bloomer 5 2 11 3 6 (4)
1901-02 Jimmy Settle 2 2 3 3 2 (1)
1902-03 Vivian Woodward 4 3 7 3 4 (4)
1903-04 Alf Common &
Joe Bache
2 2
2
6 3 4 (2)
1904-05 Vivian Woodward 2 3 5 3 4 (1)
1905-06 Dicky Bond &
Sammy Day
2 3
3
7 3 5 (4)
1906-07 Steve Bloomer,
Harold Hardman &
Jimmy Stewart
1 1
2
2
3 3 3 (2)
1907-08 George Hilsdon 12 6 39 7 8 (7)
1908-09 Vivian Woodward 10 5 28 6 9 (5) ( 1)
1909-10 Andy Ducat &
Harold Fleming
1 3
2
2 3 2 (1)
1910-11 Vivian Woodward 2 1 6 3 5 (2)
1911-12 Harold Fleming &
George Holley
3 1
3
9 3 4 (1)
1912-13 Harry Hampton 2 2 6 3 5 (4)
1913-14 Harold Fleming,
Joe Smith &
Billy Wedlock
1 1
2
1
3 3 3 (1)

 

1918-19 Sydney Charles Puddefoot 3 2
1919-20 John Gilbert Cock 2 3
Robert Kelly 1
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
1920-21 Charles Murray Buchan 1 2
 Henry Chambers 3
Robert Kelly 3
William Henry Walker 1
1921-22 Robert Kelly 1 2
William John Kirton 1
1922-23  Henry Chambers 4 4
Kenneth Edward Hegan 2
1923-24 William Thomas Roberts 2 2
William Vivian Talbot Gibbins 2
1924-25 William Henry Walker 3 5
1925-26 Frank Raymond Osborne 2 1
1926-27 William Ralph Dean 12 5
1927-28 4 5
1928-29 George Henry Camsell 6 2
1929-30 5 2
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
1930-31 Herbert Burgess 4 4
1931-32 Samuel Dickinson Crooks 4 4
John William Smith 3
1932-33 Clifford Sydney Bastin 3 3
1933-34 Erik Fred Brook 4 6
1934-35 3 4
1935-36 George Henry Camsell 5 4
1936-37 Frederick Charles Steele 8 6
1937-38 Stanley Matthews 5 6
1938-39 George William Hall 7 5
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
1946-47 Thomas Lawton 10 8
1947-48 Stanley Harding Mortensen 7 6
1948-49 Thomas Finney 3 6
John Edward Thompson Milburn 4
Stanley Harding Mortensen 5
Frederick Morris 2
1949-50 Stanley Harding Mortensen 6 9
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
1950-51 Edward Francis Baily 4 3
John Edward Thompson Milburn 3
1951-52 Nathaniel Lofthouse 7 7
1952-53 8 8
1953-54 6 5
1954-55 Roy Thomas Frank Bentley 6 4
1955-56 Nathaniel Lofthouse 4 5
1956-57 Thomas Taylor 10 6
1957-58 Derek Tennyson Kevan 5 10
1958-59 Robert Charlton 8 (2 penalties) 9
1959-60 2 (Charlton included 1 penalty) 6
James Peter Greaves
Bobby Charlton also scored 8
4
Year

Goals Scored

Games Played
1960-61 13 8
1961-62 Ronald Flowers 5 (4 penalties) 12
1962-63 Robert Charlton 5 6
1963-64 James Peter Greaves 8 9
1964-65 6 6
1965-66 Roger Hunt 8 13
1966-67 Geoffrey Charles Hurst 3 6
1967-68 Martin Stanford Peters 5 7
1968-69 Geoffrey Charles Hurst 8 (4 penalties) 9
1969-70 Martin Stanford Peters 4 12
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
1970-71 Martin Harcourt Chivers 5 5
1971-72 2 7
Geoffrey Charles Hurst 4
1972-73 Martin Harcourt Chivers 5 10
1973-74 Michael Roger Channon 5 11
1974-75 Malcolm Ian MacDonald 6 4
1975-76 Michael Roger Channon 9 (1 penalty) 9
1976-77 4 (2 penalties) 9
1977-78 Peter Simon Barnes 2 (Neal included 1 penalty) 6
Anthony William Currie 5
Philip George Neal 5
Joseph Kevin Keegan 6
1978-79 6 9
1979-80 4 8
Anthony Stewart Woodcock 8
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
1980-81 Terence McDermott 3 7
1981-82 Paul Mariner 6 10
Bryan Robson 11
1982-83 Trevor John Francis 4 8
Anthony Stewart Woodcock 4
1983-84 Paul Mariner 2 3
Anthony Stewart Woodcock 9
Bryan Robson 7
1984-85 5 11
1985-86 Gary Winston Lineker 9 11
1986-87 7 6
1987-88 7 10
1988-89 3 7
John Charles Bryan Barnes 5
1989-90 Gary Winston Lineker 6 (2 penalties) 16
Year

Goals Scored

Games Played
1990-91 10 (2 penalties) 10
1991-92 David Andrew Platt 4 9
1992-93 9 10
1993-94 Ian Edward Wright 4 4
1994-95 David Andrew Platt 3 (1 penalty) 7
1995-96 Alan Shearer 5 (1 penalty) 11
1996-97 6 7
1997-98 4 (1 penalty) 7
1998-99 4 8
1999-2000 6 12
Year Players

Goals Scored

Games Played
2000-01 David Robert Joseph Beckham 3 8
Paul Scholes 7
Michael James Owen 8
2001-02 8 12
2002-03 4 (Owen included 1 penalty) 9
David Robert Joseph Beckham 6
2003-04 Wayne Mark Rooney 9 12
2004-05 Michael James Owen 6 10
2005-06 Peter James Crouch 6 10
2006-07 6 8
2007-08 Michael James Owen 3 7
Shaun Cameron Wright-Phillips 7
2008-09 Wayne Mark Rooney 10 9
2009-10 Peter James Crouch 5 6

-2015
Year Player(s) goals scored games played Eng. goals scored Eng. games played Different
scorers (new)
 
2010-11 Jermain Defoe &
Darren Bent
3 3
4
17 9 9 (?)
2011-12 Ashley Young 4 10 17 12 9 (?)( 1)
2012-13 Wayne Rooney 7 7 30 11 11 (?)( 1)
2013-14 Wayne Rooney &
Daniel Sturridge
4   21 14 9 (2)
2014-15 Wayne Rooney 8 10 21 10 8 (3)( 1)

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