5 biggest England wins since 1966 as 10-0 San Marino thrashing sets new record

Gareth Southgate's England ran riot against minnows San Marino to post their biggest victory since Sir Alf Ramsey's side claimed World Cup glory back in 1966.

The current Three Lions boss showed his intent by handing another start to skipper Harry Kane, who smashed home four goals before the break following Harry Maguire's opener and a Filippo Fabbri own-goal.

With Emile Smith Rowe, Tyrone Mings, Tammy Abraham and Bukayo Saka all finding the target, England secured the point they needed to secure qualification for the 2022 World Cup.

Daily Star Sport has now taken a look at the five times England have won by a margin of eight goals or more since their finest hour, including a 2013 victory under Roy Hodgson.

England 9-0 Luxembourg – 1982

Bobby Robson's England took on Luxembourg in a Euro 1984 qualifier at Wembley back in 1982, with a total of 135 international sides between them in the world rankings.

With Luther Blissett smashing home a hat-trick, Steve Coppell, Tony Woodcock, Mark Chamberlain, Glenn Hoddle and Phil Neal scoring and Marcel Bossi scoring an own-goal.

Despite that stunning victory, England would fail to qualify for the final tournament after winning five of their group games and finishing behind Denmark.

Turkey 0-8 England – 1984

Robson's England ran riot again two years later against Turkey in qualification for the 1986 World Cup, hitting eight goals at the Besiktas Stadium in Istanbul.

This time it was Bryan Robson's turn to score a hat-trick, with Tony Woodcock scoring twice, John Barnes grabbing a brace and Viv Anderson grabbing his first England goal.

England went on to win their group despite drawing four of their eight games, going on to get knocked out of the quarter-finals thanks to a certain Diego Maradona.

England 8-0 Turkey – 1987

Turkey were demolished again Robson's Three Lions in 1987, this time in the qualification campaign for Euro 1988 at Wembley.

John Barnes scored twice and Gary Lineker smashed a hat-trick with Bryan Robson, Peter Beardsley and Neil Webb also on target in front of 45,000 fans.

England went on to win the qualifying group with five wins from six matches, but went out in the group stage of the full competition.

San Marino 0-8 England – 2013

Roy Hodgson's England put eight goals past San Marino to record their biggest win since the 1987 victory over Turkey during qualification for the 2014 World Cup.

Hodgson named a strong side despite the gap in the world rankings, with Daniel Sturridge grabbing his first England goal, and Frank Lampard getting his penultimate.

Alessandro Della Valle's own goal was followed up by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jermain Defoe (2), Ashley Young and Wayne Rooney. England qualified for the tournament by went out in the group stage.

San Marino 0-10 England – 2021

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Kane moved to within five of Rooney's 53 goal record tally for his country during a blistering first-half showing at the Olimpico Serravalle.

England had never before scored 10 goal in a competitive game, with the skipper become the first Three Lions star to score four goals in a single game since Ian Wright in 1993.

The total of 38 goals is the most England have ever scored in a single qualifying campaign for a major tournament.

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