Revealed! Where Newcastle ranks in producing England internationals since 1966

It’s been a long, long wait but finally Euro 2020 is here.

Saturday, 12th June 2021, 10:50 am
Gareth Southgate manager of England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Delayed by the Coronavirus pandemic and coming at the end of a hectic season of domestic competition, the tournament still promises to be as enthralling as ever, not least because England go into it with a strong squad at their disposal.

Gareth Southgate has been able to call upon 26 players to make up his contingent this time around, and has selected talent from a wide range of Premier League, Championship, and continental clubs.

And that got us thinking about which areas of the country have produced the most England internationals in recent years.

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Call-ups: 7 Population: 5,934,037 People per call-up: 847,720 (Photo by Nick Potts - Pool/Getty Images)

The boffins at have been crunching the numbers on every Three Lions debutant since the 1966 World Cup, and have come up with a definitive ranking based on population and number of call-ups.

Click and scroll through their findings below, and to see how Newcastle measure up...

Call-ups: 1 Population: 802,375 People per call-up: 802,375 (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 2 Population: 1,489,189 People per call-up: 744,595 (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 1 Population: 653,537 People per call-up: 653,537 (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 1 Population: 595,786 People per call-up: 595,786 (Photo by Russell Cheyne/Allsport/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 1 Population: 498, 042 People per call-up: 498, 042 (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 2 Population: 879,560 People per call-up: 439,780 (Photo by Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 2 Population: 753,278 People per call-up: 376,639 (Photo by Neil Hall - Pool/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 1 Population: 341,173 People per call-up: 341,173 (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 2 Population: 637,070 People per call-up: 318,535 (Photo by LISELOTTE SABROE/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images)
Call-ups: 1 Population: 288,648 People per call-up: 288,648 (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 2 Population: 557,229 People per call-up: 278,615 (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 2 Population: 552,858 People per call-up: 276,429 (Photo by Pascal Rondeau/Allsport)
Call-ups: 2 Population: 543,973 People per call-up: 271,987 (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 6 Population: 1,581,555 People per call-up: 263,593 (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 3 Population: 618,054 People per call-up: 206,018 (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 12 Population: 2,332,469 People per call-up: 194,372 (Photo by Ben Radford/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 3 Population: 577,933 People per call-up: 192,644 (Photo by Allsport)
Call-ups: 7 Population: 1,196,236 People per call-up: 170,891 (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 3 Population: 500,012 People per call-up: 166,671 (Photo by Nick Potts - Pool/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 3 Population: 463,377 People per call-up: 154,459 (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 5 Population: 761,350 People per call-up: 152,270 (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 4 Population: 569,578 People per call-up: 142,390 (Photo by Ben Radford /Allsport)
Call-ups: 10 Population: 1,382,542 People per call-up: 138,254 (Photo by Glyn Kirk - Pool/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 6 Population: 761,224 People per call-up: 126,871 (Photo by Allsport UK /Allsport)
Call-ups: 2 Population: 251,160 People per call-up: 125,580 (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 7 Population: 802, 694 People per call-up: 114,671 (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 1 Population: 114,306 People per call-up: 114,306 (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP via Getty Images)
Call-ups: 3 Population: 341,173 People per call-up: 113,724 (Photo by Ben Radford /Allsport)
Call-ups: 90 Population: 8,908,000 People per call-up: 98,978 (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 7 Population: 691,667 People per call-up: 98,810 (Photo by Clive Brunskill /Allsport)
Call-ups: 10 Population: 931, 347 People per call-up: 93,135 (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 4 Population: 323,136 People per call-up: 80,784 (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 17 Population: 1,189,519 People per call-up: 69,972 (Photo by Glyn Kirk - Pool/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 12 Population: 828,224 People per call-up: 69,019 (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 21 Population: 1,409,020 People per call-up: 67,096 (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 8 Population: 530,094 People per call-up: 66,262 (Photo by Mike King/Allsport/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 21 Population: 1,219,799 People per call-up: 58,086 (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Call-ups: 13 Population: 706,155 People per call-up: 54,320 (Photo by STAFF/AFP via Getty Images)
Call-ups: 22 Population: 1,141,469 People per call-up: 51,885 (Photo by Stu Forster/Allsport/Getty Images/Hulton Archive)
Call-ups: 4 Population: 158,450 People per call-up: 39,613 (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 42 Population: 1,429,910 People per call-up: 34,045 (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP via Getty Images)
Call-ups: 18 Population: 322, 434 People per call-up: 17,913 (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Call-ups: 36 Population: 283,686 People per call-up: 7,880 (Photo by Ian Walton - Pool/Getty Images)