Who is the greatest England goalkeeper of all time?

PUBLISHED: 12:00 20 June 2018

Peter Shilton in goal for England at the 1982 World Cup. Photo: PA

Peter Shilton in goal for England at the 1982 World Cup. Photo: PA

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And the contenders are...

David Seaman


Second most capped England keeper ever, and second most clean sheets; both behind Peter Shilton.

Seaman debuted for the England side in 1988 and went on to set a national record of 15 years of consecutive appearances.

Peter Shilton


Shilton has 50 more appearances and 26 more clean sheets than David Seaman.

With 125 appearances, Shilton is the most capped English international football player ever, featuring at three World Cups with 17 appearances within those competitions, another English record.

Gordon Banks


Kept three clean sheets in the group stages of the 1966 World Cup, Banks was a key member of the World Cup winning team.

Banks has 73 caps for England, the third most of any England goalkeeper, and 35 clean sheets.

Ray Clemence


Clemence accumulated 61 appearances and kept 27 clean sheets.

Clemence never represented England as a first choice goalkeeper at a World Cup

Chris Woods


Kept 26 clean sheets, the fifth best of any England keeper, and accumulated 43 caps.

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