The English football team as known as the England football team is the oldest football team in the world. It has a huge following in the world and it is very famous in the western country. The Football Association of England regulates the English football team. It represents of the England football in the international football league. There is one of the two oldest national teams in England football side by side Scotland. The English football team played a representative match against Scotland team on 5 March 1870 under the football association. After two years, the Scottish football team Organized a competition with England and Scotland on 30 November 1872. This match played at Hamilton Crescent Stadium in Scotland. In 1872, they played first world international football competition at Wembley Stadium in London. It is considered as the first official international football tournament.
After forty years, English football team played only with the other Home Nations- Wales, Ireland, and Scotland in the British Home Championship. Firstly England had no any fixed own stadium. Wembley Stadium became their own ground, that opened in 1923. They inserted FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) in 1906. They played their first tournament against other countries, then the home Nations on a tour of Middle Europe in 1908. After some day, The relationship between England and FIFA became bitter, as a result, they exit from FIFA in 1928 before they. They did not contest in a world Cup until 1950 before the rejoined in 1946. They were beaten by the United States in a 1-0 defeat.
They failed to get past the first round in one of the most perplexing defeats in the English football team’s history. They were beaten ever first by the Republic of Ireland in 0-2 defeats on 21 September 1949 on home ground at Goodison Park. Their second ever defeat on home ground at Wembley to Hungary was a 6-3 in 1953. Hungary won 7-1 in the return match Budapest that was England’ greatest ever defeat. English football team reached the quarterfinals for the first time in the 1954 FIFA World Cup and lost 4-2 to Uruguay. Even if Walter Winterbottom was employed as England’s first ever full-time manager in 1946. The England team was picked by a committee until Alf Ramsey to take responsibility in 1963. The 1966 FIFA World Cup Was arranged in England. Alf Ramsey led England to win with a 4-2 victory after extra time in the final against West Germany.
English football team qualified for the 1970 FIFA World Cup in Mexico as governing champions. England reached the quarter-finals, but they were knocked out by West Germany. England had been 2–0 up but was finally beaten 3–2 after extra time. They failed to earn qualifying for the 1974 but were qualified for the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain. England reached the quarterfinals of the 1986 FIFA World Cup, leading By Bobby Robson and defeats 2-1 to Argentina. Their second best result was in 1990 FIFA World Cup, losing 3-4 to West Germany in a semifinal after extra time their first penalty shoot-out. After Graham Taylor resigning the team failed to qualify for the 1994 FIFA World Cup.
Sven-Goran Eriksson was the first non-English manager of England.t Eriksson guided the English football team to the quarterfinal of 2002 FIFA World Cup, 2006 FIFA World Cup and the UEFA Euro 2004. The English team was four in the world ranking under Eriksson’s guidance. England qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, where they were beaten 4–1 by Germany, their highest defeat in a World Cup finals match. In the 2014 FIFA World cup England was dispelled at the group stage for the first time since the 1958 World Cup. The English football team won world cup championship in 1966 and the European championship in 1968.