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Penalty kicks For Penalty kicks Against
Penalty kicks scored Penalty kicks missed Penalty kicks prevented Penalty kicks conceded
Free-kicks For Free-kicks Against
Penalties Missed 12
Penalties Saved 15
Penalties Scored 60
Penalties against England 87

Penalties Against the Goalkeepers




Peter Shilton

2 13 15

Ray Clemence

1 7 8

David James

2 5 7

David Seaman

3 2 5

Gordon Banks

1 4 5
Jordan Pickford 1 4 5
Harry Hibbs 3 0 3
Ron Springett 2 1 3
Sam Hardy 1 2 3
Nigel Martyn 1 2 3
Gil Merrick 0 3 3

27 Penalties missed and saved against England

—"If any player shall intentionally trip put on hold an opposing player, or deliberately handle the ball within twelve yards from his own goal-line, the referee shall, on appeal, award the opposing side a penalty kick, to be taken from any point twelve yards from the goal-line, under the following conditions:-All players, with the exception of the player taking the penalty kick and the opposing goal-keeper (who shall not advance more than six yards from the goal-line) shall stand at least six yards behind the ball. The ball shall be in play when the kick is taken, and a goal may be scored from the penalty kick." - 2 June 1891, Glasgow

5 March 1892, 2-0 vs. Ireland,
Cliftonville Gardens, Belfast
 Towards the close of the match, a penalty kick was given against Underwood for tripping Torrans 'inside the foul line'. Sam Torrans' kick proved abortive as Bill Rowley (aged 26 years ? days) saved it 'in most brilliant fashion' and a 'hot return by Dalton' was also saved, conceding a corner.

"but the ball shall not be again played by the kicker until it has been played by another player. If necessary, time of play shall be extended to admit of the penalty kick being taken." - 13 June 1892, Llandudno

20 February 1897, 6-0 vs. Ireland,
Trentbridge Cricket Ground, Nottingham
Bob Milne, between the 75th and 85th minutes, missed his penalty kick against the debuting Jack Robinson (26 yrs 304 dys), after Bill Williams had fouled John Darling in the area. Milne's kick went wide.

"A suitable mark shall be made opposite each goal-post, 18 yards from the goal-line, to assist the Referee in enforcing the regulations as regards the penalty kick under Law 14.". - 17 June 1901, Giant's Causeway

22 March 1902, 1-0 vs. Ireland,
Balmoral Showgrounds, Belfast
Bob Milne's second half penalty kick is saved against Bill George (27 years 265 days). The kick was awarded after Bob Crompton had fisted away the ball within the twelve-yard line.

"In the event of any intentional infringement of Law 10 by the defending side within the penalty area, the Referee shall award the opponents a penalty kick which shall be taken from the penalty kick mark under the following conditions ;—All players, with the exception of the player taking the penalty kick and the opponents' goal-keeper shall be outside the penalty area. The opponents' goal-keeper shall be within the goal area. The ball must be kicked forward. The ball shall be in play when the kick is taken, and a goal may be scored from a penalty kick ; but the ball shall not be again played by the kicker until it has been played by another player. If necessary, time of play shall be extended to admit of the penalty kick being taken. A free kick shall also be awarded to the opposite side if the ball is not kicked forward, or is played a second time by the player who takes the penalty kick, until it has been played by another player." - 16 June 1902, Scarborough

4 April 1903, 1-2 vs. Scotland,
Bramall Lane, Sheffield

Only The Observer reports that Finlay Speedie's penalty kick is saved by Tom Baddeley
(28 yrs 156 dys).

16 March 1908, 7-1 vs. Wales,
The Racecourse, Wrexham
Billy Meredith missed his 43rd minute penalty kick against
the the debuting Horace Bailey (26 yrs 257 dys). Bob Crompton had fouled Tinker Davies, but Meredith shot wide. England were leading a nine-man Welsh team 4-0.

13 April 1909, 2-0 vs. Scotland,
Sports Arena, Penge
Jimmy Stark
low and hard penalty kick was hit straight at Sam Hardy (26 yrs 230 dys)
. The penalty was given by his namesake, James Stark, after he harshly adjudged that Jesse Pennington handled the ball, he had apparently fisted the ball over his own line.

22 November 1930, 4-0 vs. Wales,
Racecourse Ground, Wrexham
Fred Keenor's
71st minute penalty kick is shot straight at Harry Hibbs (24 yrs 179 days).

29 September 1934, 4-0 vs. Wales,
Ninian Park, Cardiff
Billy Evans
penalty kick went wide of the goal against Harry Hibbs.
6 February 1935, 2-1 vs. Ireland, Goodison Park, Liverpool
Jackie Coulter
's 57th minute penalty kick hit the Harry Hibbs' crossbar, after Eddie Hapgood had handled the ball. If Coulter had scored, it would have put Ireland 2-1 up. There was a great hesitancy in taking the kick, as no Irish player wanted to step up and take responsibility.

18 November 1959, 2-1 vs. Northern Ireland,
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Jimmy McIlroy
less-than-powerful first half penalty kick is saved by the debuting Ron Springett. McIlroy was brought down by Don Howe as he sprinted into the area.

20 May 1962, 4-0 vs. Peru,
Estadio Nacional Coloso de José Díaz
, Lima

Oscar Montalvo
penalty kick is saved against Ron Springett.

12 June 1969, 1-2 vs. Brazil,
Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio de Janeiro
Carlos Alberto
's 28th minute penalty kick is saved against Gordon Banks.

1980 European Championship Finals
18 June 1980, 2-1 vs. Spain,
Stadio San Paolo, Napoli
's first penalty kick after 54 minutes was successfully converted, but the retake was saved by Ray Clemence.

12 June 1985, 3-0 vs. West Germany,
Estádio Azteca, ciudad de México
Andreas Brehme's penalty kick was saved by Peter Shilton.

26 March 1986, 1-0 vs. USSR,
Dinamo Stadion, Tbilisi
Aleksandr Chivadze's 15th minute penalty kick hit the post of the goal guarded by Peter Shilton.

1996 European Championship Finals
15 June 1996, 2-0 vs. Scotland,
Wembley Stadium, Wembley
Gary McAllister
's 78th min. penalty kick was saved by David Seaman's left elbow. The penalty was conceded after Adams touched away an incoming McCall ball, intended for Durie, who went down on Adam's leg.

1 September 1996, 3-0 vs. Moldova,
Stadionul Republican, Chişinău
Ion Testimitanu had his penalty kick hit the against David Seaman's crossbar.

14 October 1998, 3-0 vs. Luxembourg,
Stade Josy Barthel, Stad Lëtzebuerg
Dany Theis' 5th minute penalty kick was hit wide past David Seaman.

3 June 2000, 2-1 vs. Malta,
Stadium Nazzjonali, Ħ'Attard
David Carabott's 28th minute penalty kick hit the post, it did, however, end in the net after it rebounded in of debutant Richard Wright. Recorded as a Wright own goal.
David Carabott's 88th minute penalty kick is saved by the feet of Wright, after he gave away the second penalty of the match.

28 February 2001, 3-0 vs. Spain,
Villa Park, Birmingham
Javi Moreno
78th minute penalty kick was saved by the substitute goalkeeper Nigel Martyn.
25 March 2001, 4-0 vs. Mexico, Pride Park, Derby
José Abundis 65th minute penalty kick was missed when it went wide past the substitute goalkeeper David James.

17 November 2004, 0-1 vs. Spain,
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
's 25th minute penalty kick was saved by Paul Robinson.

10 October 2009, 0-1 vs. Ukraine,
Stadion Dnepr-Arena, Dnepropetrovsk
Andriy Shevchenko
's 16th minute penalty kick hit the outside of the post and went wide, against David James.

14 November 2009, 0-1 vs. Brazil,
Khalifa International Stadium, ad-Dawḥa, Qatar
Luís Fabiano
's 56th minute penalty kick was hit over the crossbar against Ben Foster.

6 February 2013, 2-1 vs. Brazil,
The National Stadium, Wembley
's 19th minute penalty kick was saved twice by Joe Hart. Awarded after Ronaldinho's cross was charged down by Jack Wilshere, striking his hand as he tried to turn away. Hart dived to his left to save, and then get a hand to the loose ball. Cleared by Tom Cleverley.

5 September 2020, 1-0 vs. Iceland, Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík

Birkir Bjarnason's penalty kick was awarded deep into injury time after Joe Gomez stumbled into Albert Guðmundsson as they both ran into the penalty area. Iceland had just kicked off after conceding their own penalty kick. Bjarnson's kick went over the crossbar.