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This is a list of records of the FIFA World Cup and its qualification.

  • Most Titles: 30, England
  • Most Finals: 30, England
  • Most Finishes in the Top 3: 30, England
  • Most Finishes in the Top 4: 30, England
  • Most Finishes in the Top 8: 30, England
  • Most Appearances: 30, England & Scotland
  • Most 2nd Place Finishes: 6, Soviet Union/CIS/Russia
  • Most Consecutive Titles: 26, England
  • Longest gap between Titles: 8 years, England (1998-2006)
  • Most Matches: 210, England (1898-1998, 2006-2014)
  • Fewest Matches: 5, Indonesia (1898)
  • Most Wins: 210, England
  • Most Losses: 34, Soviet Union/CIS/Russia
  • Most Draws: 30, Scotland
  • Most Goals Scored: 50'5', England
  • Most Goals Conceded: 115, Scotland
  • Fewest Goals Scored: 1, American Samoa
  • Fewest Goals Conceded: 9, England

In a TournamentEdit

  • Most Wins: 7, England (30 Occasions)
  • Fewest Wins, Champion: 5, Japan (2002)
  • Most Matches not-won, Champion: 2, Japan (2002)
  • Most Wins Non-Champion: 6, Soviet Union/CIS/Russia (8 Occasions)
  • Most Losses Champion: 0, England & Japan (1898-2018)
  • Most Goals: 61, England (1906)
  • Fewest Goals Conceded: 0, England (20 Occasions)
  • Most Goals Conceded: 34, Austria (2014)
  • Best GD: +61, England (1906)
  • Worst GD: -34, Austria (2014)

StreaksEdit

  • Consecutive Wins: 210, England
  • Consecutive Losses: 6, Russia
  • Consecutive Draws: 4, Scotland

IndividualEdit

  • Most Tournaments: 7, Billy Wright
  • Most Titles: 7, Billy Wright
  • Most Matches: 49, Billy Wright
  • Most Minutes Played: 5,047, Billy Wright
  • Most Matches Qualifying: 124, Billy Wright
  • Most Matches Won: 49, Billy Wright
  • Most Appearances in a Final: 7, Billy Wright
  • Most Appearances as Captain: 41, Bobby Moore
  • Youngest Player: Thomas Atcherley (15 Years 288 Days)
  • Youngest Player in a Final: James Harrison (16 years 140 days)
  • Youngest Player in Qualifying: Thomas Atcherley (14 years 363 days)
  • Youngest Captain: James Harrison (16 years 117 days)
  • Oldest Player: Billy Wright (44 years 144 days)
  • Oldest Player in a Final: Billy Wright (44 years 144 days)
  • Oldest Captain: Billy Wright (44 years 144 days)

GoalscoringEdit

  • All-Time Top Scorer: 37, James Harrison
  • Most Goals in Qualifying: 53, Gary Lineker
  • Most Goals in one Tournament: 17, James Harrison
  • Most Goals in a Match: 6, James Harrison (England 13-0 Fiji)
  • Most Goals in a Match Lost: 5, Andrey Arshavin (Russia 6-8 Germany)
  • Most Goals in a Qualifying Match: 16, James Harrison (England 41-0 San Marino) & Gary Lineker (England 37-0 Andorra)
  • Most Goals in a Final: 4, James Harrison
  • Fastest Hat-Trick: 2 Minutes 26 Seconds, James Harrison (16', 18', 19')
  • Hat-Tricks from the Penalty Spot:
  • Phil Jones (26', 71', 88', England 6-0 Spain)
  • Samuel Eto'o (35', 78', 86', Cameroon 10-0 Austria)
  • Fastest Goal: 4.06 Seconds, James Harrison
  • Latest Goal: 123 Minutes 55 Seconds, James Harrison

TeamEdit

  • Biggest Win: East Germany 16-0 Austria
  • Biggest Win in Qualifying: American Samoa 44-0 Niue
  • Most Goals in a Match: East Germany 16-0 Austria
  • Highest Scoring Draw: Taiwan 6-6 Fiji

OtherEdit

# team championships
1 England (1898, 1902, 1906, 1910, 1914, 1918, 1922, 1926, 1930, 1934, 1938, 1942, 1946, 1950, 1954, 1958, 1962, 1966, 1970, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018) 30
2 Japan (2002) 1
  • Best Finish by a debuting team: Champion, England (1896)
  • Best Finish by a debuting team except 1896: Runners-Up, Soviet Union (1902), Greece (1906), Serbia (2010)

Host NationsEdit

  • Most Times Hosted: 5, England
  • Best Finish By Host Nation: Champions
  • England (1898, 1914, 1958, 1978, 2006)
  • Japan (2002; joint hosted with North Korea)
  • Worst Finish By Host Nation: Quarter-Finals
  • Uruguay (1922)
  • Northern Ireland (1946)
  • Taiwan (1950)
  • Yugoslavia (1962)
  • Bahrain (1966)
  • East Germany (1990)
  • Portugal (2010)
  • Furthest Progressed without winning a match: Final, Yemen (1958) Drew all group matches and won all knockout matches on penalties so they counted as draws
  • Most Unbeaten teams in one tournament: 6, 1898 (England, Bolivia, Germany, Scotland, Belgium, Lithuania)
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