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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023: England Women - World Cup Records and Stats

England Women are ready for their fifth World Cup appearance in the forthcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. Here, we are discussing England Women’s key records and stats in the FIFA Women’s World Cup history.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 22.07.2023
England Women FIFA World Cup Records and Stats

England Women are among the favourites for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 in Australia and New Zealand. Here, we are talking about England Women’s key records and stats in the FIFA Women’s World Cup history.


The UEFA Women's Euro 2022 champions, England Women, are ready for their sixth FIFA Women’s World Cup journey (fifth consecutive). The Lionesses are desperate to reach their first WWC Final and win it to lift their first-ever WWC trophy.

Note: All the records are till FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019.

(Team Records)

Contents

  • Overall records

  • Hosts

  • Best Result

  • Final place in every edition

  • Match records (Top 3)

              >> Biggest winning margins

              >> Biggest losing margins


England Women’s overall records in FIFA Women’s World Cup history


Participation

Matches

Won

Drawn*

Penalty shootout

Lost

Winning %*

Won

Lost

5/8

26

15

4

0

1

7

57.69

(Drawn: including penalty shootout matches; Winning %: excluding penalty shootouts)

Hosts: Never

Best Result: Third Place (2015)


England Women’s final place in every FIFA Women’s World Cup


Year

Host(s)

Last position

1991

China

Did not qualify

1995

Sweden

Quarter-Finals

1999

USA

Did not qualify

2003

USA

Did not qualify

2007

China

Quarter-Finals

2011

Germany

Quarter-Finals

2015

Canada

Third Place

2019

France

Fourth Place

 

England Women’s match records in FIFA Women’s World Cup (Top 3)

Biggest winning margin

Biggest losing margin

6-1 vs Argentina Women in 2007 (Group Stage)

3-0 vs Germany Women in 1995 (Quarter-Final)

3-0 vs Cameroon Women in 2019 (Round of 16)

3-0 vs USA Women in 2007 (Quarter-Final)

3-0 vs Norway Women in 2019 (Quarter-Final)

2-0 vs Norway Women in 1995 (Group Stage)

 

(Players’ Records)

Contents

  • Most goals

  • Leading goal-scorer in an edition


Most goals for England Women in FIFA Women’s World Cup


Player

Goals

Ellen White

7

Fara Williams

5

Kelly Smith

4

Jill Scott

4

Lucy Bronze

3

 

England Women’s leading goal-scorer in a FIFA Women’s World Cup edition


Player

Goals

Year

Ellen White

6

2019

Kelly Smith

4

2007

Fara Williams

3

2015


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