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List of the best soccer players from England. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from England, along with photos when available. This list of best British soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous British soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

List is made up of a variety of players, including Charlie Twissell and Austin Hayes.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best British footballers?" and "Who is the greatest British soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of England in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular British soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
list ordered by

1
166 61
Bobby Charlton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Bobby Charlton Forward, Midfielder

2
139 52
Bobby Moore is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Bobby Moore Defender

3
196 80
Steven Gerrard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Steven Gerrard Midfielder

4
148 64
Alan Shearer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Alan Shearer Forward

5
145 66
Frank Lampard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Frank Lampard Midfielder

6
203 115
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
David Beckham Midfielder

7
106 44
Gary Lineker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
BaruchLalaev added Gary Lineker Forward

8
93 41
Gordon Banks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
BaruchLalaev added Gordon Banks Goalkeeper

9
146 81
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Paul Scholes Midfielder

10
155 88
Wayne Rooney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Wayne Rooney Forward

11
82 39
Sir Stanley Matthews is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
BaruchLalaev added Sir Stanley Matthews Outside forward, Midfielder

12
83 40
Kevin Keegan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
BaruchLalaev added Kevin Keegan Forward, Center Forward, Midfielder

13
87 41
Michael Owen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
azbats added Michael Owen Forward

14
70 33
Jimmy Greaves is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
BaruchLalaev added Jimmy Greaves Forward

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15
63 38
Geoff Hurst is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
BaruchLalaev added Geoff Hurst Forward

16
42 28
Peter Shilton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
azbats added Peter Shilton Goalkeeper

17
70 51
Gary Neville is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Gary Neville Defender

18
74 52
John Terry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
John Terry Defender

19
37 21
Matthew Le Tissier is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
jackslee2 added Matthew Le Tissier Forward, Midfielder

20
60 45
Tom Finney is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
BaruchLalaev added Tom Finney Outside forward, Forward

21
61 47
Rio Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Rio Ferdinand Defender

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22
62 52
Ashley Cole is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Ashley Cole Defender

23
20 7
Harry Kane is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Harry Kane Forward

24
52 45
Billy Wright is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Billy Wright Defender

25
16 10
Jamie Carragher is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
paulyb added Jamie Carragher Defender

26
13 7
Dixie Dean is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Dixie Dean Forward

27
11 5
Paul Gascoigne is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Chris4242 added Paul Gascoigne Midfielder

28
25 23
Bryan Robson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Bryan Robson Midfielder

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29
26 27
Peter Crouch is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
scruffenstein added Peter Crouch Forward

30
26 25
Bobby Robson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Bobby Robson Inside forward, Midfielder

31
9 6
Sol Campbell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
scruffenstein added Sol Campbell Defender

32
11 9
Steve McManaman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
paulyb added Steve McManaman Midfielder

33
13 10
Brian Clough is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Brian Clough Forward

34
31 27
Adam Lallana is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Adam Lallana Midfielder

35
41 44
Andrew Cole is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Andrew Cole Forward

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36
19 21
Stuart Pearce is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
azbats added Stuart Pearce Defender

37
9 6
Brian Kidd is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Brian Kidd Forward, Midfielder

38
16 14
Ashley Williams is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Ashley Williams Defender

39
27 30
Adebayo Akinfenwa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
dylanwalters19 added Adebayo Akinfenwa Forward

40
6 4
Bert Tulloch is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Bert Tulloch Defender

41
6 4
Billy Annis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Billy Annis

42
6 4
Billy Beer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Billy Beer Wing half, Midfielder

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43
6 4
Bob McGrory is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Bob McGrory Defender

44
11 10
Alan Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Alan Kennedy Defender

45
25 32
Alan Ball, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Alan Ball, Jr. Midfielder

46
9 8
Aaron Hardy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Aaron Hardy Defender

47
8 7
Billy Bonds is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Billy Bonds Defender, Midfielder

48
8 7
Alex Scott is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Alex Scott Goalkeeper, Midfielder

49
6 7
Bob Crompton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
Bob Crompton Defender

50
25 30
Raheem Sterling is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from England
jackslee2 added Raheem Sterling Midfielder