Defoe becomes England’s 29th hat-trick scorer since the war

Here’s the list of England hat-trick scorers since the war – 47 hat-tricks scored by 29 players:

  1. Jimmy Greaves 6
  2. Gary Lineker 5
  3. Bobby Charlton 4
  4. Stan Mortensen 3
  5. Geoff Hurst 2
  6. Tommy Lawton 2
  7. Michael Owen 2
  8. Tommy Taylor 2
  9. Roy Bentley 1
  10. Luther Blissett 1
  11. Johnny Byrne 1
  12. Peter Crouch 1
  13. Jermaine Defoe 1
  14. Tom Finney 1
  15. Johnny Haynes 1
  16. Roger Hunt 1
  17. Malcolm MacDonald 1
  18. Wilf Mannion 1
  19. Jackie Milburn 1
  20. Terry Paine 1
  21. Fred Pickering 1
  22. David Platt 1
  23. Bryan Robson 1
  24. Jack Rowley 1
  25. Paul Scholes 1
  26. Alan Shearer 1
  27. Theo Walcott 1
  28. Dennis Wilshaw 1
  29. Ian Wright 1

Source:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_England_national_football_team_hat-tricks

Read more about Jimmy Greaves – The Fagin of the penalty area; the arch pickpocket of goals.

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