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The numbers in brackets respresent the number of times the player was captain, including when handed over captaincy in match (this information has to be clarified).

Scott Parker - 2012 (29 February 2012) (1)
Frank Lampard - 2011 (9 February & 12 November 2011 - first half only before being substituted) (2)
Ashley Cole - 2011 (9 February 2011 - 2nd half captain) (1)
James Milner - 2010 (17 November 2010 - handed armband in 85th min) (1)
Wayne Rooney - 2009 (1)
Gareth Barry - 2008 (2nd half, 1 June 2008 & 2nd half, 9 Feb 2011, 29 March 2011) (3)
Rio Ferdinand - 2008 & 2010-March 2011 (8)
John Terry - 2006-5 February 2010 (28); reinstated mid-March 2011 (6); stripped of captaincy again 3 February 2012
Steven Gerrard - 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010 & 16 May 2012-Present (21)
Michael Owen - 2002-present (10)
David Beckham - 2000-2006 (1 July 2006) (59)
Martin Keown - 2000 (1)
Sol Campbell - 1998- present (4)
David Seaman - 1997 (1)
Alan Shearer - 1996-2000 (34)
Tony Adams - 1994-2000 (15)
Paul Ince - 1993-1998 (7)
David Platt - 1993-1996 (19)
Stuart Pearce - 1991-1997 (10)
Mark Wright - 1991 (1)
Gary Lineker - 1990-1992 (20)
Peter Beardsley - 1988 (1)
Terry Butcher - 1986-1990 (7)
Bryan Robson - 1982-1991 (65)
Ray Wilkins - 1982-1986 (10)
Phil Neal - 1982 (1)
Peter Shilton - 1982-1990 (15)
Ray Clemence - 1981 (1)
Dave Watson - 1981 (3)
Trevor Cherry - 1980 (1)
Phil Thompson - 1979-1982 (6)
Mick Mills - 1978-82 (8)
Kevin Keegan - 1976-1982 (29)
Mick Channon - 1976 (2)
Gerry Francis - 1975-1976 (8)
Alan Ball - 1975 (6)
Emlyn Hughes - 1974-1980 (23)
Colin Bell - 1972 (1)
Martin Peters - 1971-1974 (4)
Alan Mullery - 1971 (1)
Bobby Charlton - 1968-1969 (3)
Ron Flowers - 1964 (3)
Bobby Moore - 1963-1973 (90)
Jimmy Armfield - 1961-1966 (15)
Johnny Haynes - 1960-1962 (22)
Ronnie Clayton - 1959-1960 (5)
Alf Ramsey - 1950-1951
Billy Wright - 1948-1959
Frank Swift - 1948
George Hardwick - 1946-1948
Stan Cullis - 1939
Samuel Barkas - 1937
George Male - 1936-1937
John Barker - 1936
Eddie Hapgood - 1934-1939
Thomas Cooper - 1934
Ernest Blenkinsopp - 1931-1933
Alfred Strange - 1931
David Jack - 1930-1932
Frederick Goodall - 1928-1933
Willis Edwards - 1928-1929
Frederick Kean - 1927
John Hill - 1927-1929
Thomas Lucas - 1926
William Walker - 1925-1932
Claude Ashton - 1925
Alfred Bower - 1924-1927
Samuel Wadsworth - 1924-1926
Frank Moss - 1924
Graham Doggart - 1923
Basil Patchitt - 1923
Maxwell Woosnam - 1922
George Wilson - 1921-1924
Arthur Grimsden - 1921-1923
Charles Buchan - 1921-1923
Ephraim Longworth - 1921
Joseph McCall - 1920
Jesse Pennington - 1920
Arthur Knight - 1919
Vivian Woodward - 1908-1911
Stanley Harris - 1905-1906
Robert Crompton - 1903-1914
Howard Spencer - 1903-1905
Stephen Bloomer - 1902
Frank Forman - 1902
Reginald Foster - 1902
Ernest Needham - 1901
William Oakley - 1901
Gilbert Smith - 1896-1901
Charles Wreford-Brown - 1894-1895
Robert Holmes - 1893-1895
George Cotterill - 1893
Arthur Dunn - 1892
Harry Daft - 1892
John Goodall - 1891-1895
William Moon - 1891
James Forrest - 1890
John Brodie - 1889
Tinsley Lindley - 1888-1891
Percy Walters - 1886-1890
John Hudson - 1883
Edward Bambridge - 1882-1887
Norman Bailey - 1881-1887
John Hunter - 1881
Francis Sparks - 1880
Charles Wollaston - 1880
Henry Wace - 1879
Arthur Cursham - 1878-1879
William Rawson - 1877
Charles Heron - 1876
Charles Alcock - 1875
Alexander Morten - 1873
Cuthbert Ottaway - 1872-1874

* England did not have a permanent captain during the period February-18 August 2008 while new coach,
Fabio Capello, assessed candidates for the role of skipper for his side.