For the record: Premier League facts and figures

12 Feb 2018
Sir Alex Ferguson holding Premier League trophy

From titles and goals, to hat-tricks and appearances, find out all the stats from PL history

The following club and player records are taken from Premier League matches only, dating back to the first season in 1992/93.

Club Records

Titles

Most PL title wins
13 - Manchester United (1992/93, 1993/94, 1995/96, 1996/97, 1998/99, 1999/00, 2000/01, 2002/03, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2010/11 & 2012/13)

Most consecutive PL title wins
3 - Manchester United (1998/99 - 2000/01 & 2006/07 - 2008/09)

Biggest PL title-winning margin
18 points - Manchester United (1999/00)

Smallest PL title-winning margin
0 points, +8 goal difference - Manchester City (2011/12)

Wins

Most PL wins in a season
30 - Chelsea (2016/17)

Fewest PL wins in a season
1 - Derby County (2007/08)

Most PL home wins in a season
18 - Chelsea (2005/06)
18 - Manchester United (2010/11)
18 - Manchester City (2011/12)

Most PL away wins in a season
15 - Chelsea (2004/05)

Fewest PL home wins in a season
1 - Sunderland (2005/06)
1 - Derby County (2007/08)

Fewest PL away wins in a season*
0 - Leeds United (1992/93 - 21 matches)
0 - Coventry City (1999/00 - 19 matches)
0 - Wolverhampton Wanderers (2003/04 - 19 matches)
0 - Norwich City (2004/05 - 19 matches)
0 - Derby County (2007/08 - 19 matches)
0 - Hull City (2009/10 - 19 matches)

Most consecutive PL wins 
18 - Manchester City (26 August 2017 - 27 December 2017)

Most consecutive PL matches without a win
32 - Derby County (2007/08)

NB: Record could continue as Derby were relegated at the end of the 2007/08 season and have yet to return

Most consecutive PL home wins
20 - Manchester City (5 March 2011 - 21 March 2012)

Most consecutive PL away wins
11 - Chelsea (6 April 2008 - 7 December 2008)
11 - Manchester City (21 May 2017 - 27 December 2017)

Defeats  

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Arsenal defeated Leicester on the final day to go the entire 2003/04 Premier League season unbeaten

Most PL defeats in a season*
29 - Ipswich Town (1994/95 - 42 matches)
29 - Sunderland (2005/06 - 38 matches)
29 - Derby County (2007/08 - 38 matches)

Fewest PL defeats in a season
0 - Arsenal (2003/04)

Most PL home defeats in a season
14 - Sunderland (2002/03 & 2005/06)

Most PL away defeats in a season
17 - Burnley (2009/10)

Fewest PL home defeats in a season
0 - Manchester United (1995/96, 1999/00 & 2010/11)
0 - Arsenal (1998/99, 2003/04 & 2007/08)
0 - Chelsea (2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07 & 2007/08)
0 - Liverpool (2008/09)
0 - Manchester City (2011/12)
0 - Chelsea (2014/15)
0 - Tottenham Hotspur (2016/17)

Fewest PL away defeats in a season
0 - Arsenal (2001/02 & 2003/04)

Most consecutive PL defeats
15 - Sunderland (2002/03)

Longest PL unbeaten run
49 - Arsenal (7 May 2003 - 24 October 2004)

Longest PL unbeaten home run
86 - Chelsea (21 February 2004 - 26 October 2008)

Longest PL unbeaten away run
27 - Arsenal (5 April 2003 - 25 September 2004)

Draws

Most PL draws in a season*
18 - Manchester City (1993/94 - 42 matches)
18 - Sheffield United (1993/94 - 42 matches)
18 - Southampton (1994/95 - 42 matches)
17 - Newcastle United (2003/04 - 38 matches)
17 - Aston Villa (2006/07 & 2011/12 - 38 matches)
17 - Sunderland (2014/15 - 38 matches)

Fewest PL draws in a season
3 - Chelsea (1997/98 & 2016/17)

Most PL home draws in a season
10 - Sheffield Wednesday (1996/97)
10 - Leicester City (1997/98 & 2003/04)
10 - Manchester United (2016/17)

Most PL away draws in a season
10 - Newcastle United (2003/04)

Fewest PL home draws in a season
0 - Manchester City (2008/09)
0 - Manchester United (2012/13)
0 - Chelsea (2016/17)

Fewest PL away draws in a season
1 - Bolton Wanderers (1995/96)
1 - Queens Park Rangers (1995/96)
1 - Barnsley (1997/98)
1 - Chelsea (1997/98)
1 - Bradford City (1999/00)
1 - Everton (2000/01)
1 - Ipswich Town (2000/01)
1 - Portsmouth (2005/06 & 2007/08)
1 - Burnley (2009/10)
1 - Liverpool (2011/12)
1 - Newcastle United (2013/14)
1 - Queens Park Rangers (2014/15)
1 - Sunderland (2016/17)

Most consecutive PL draws
7 - Norwich City (1993/94 - 42 matches)
7 - Southampton (1994/95 - 42 matches)
7 - Manchester City (2009/10 - 38 matches)

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Didier Drogba scored 29 of Chelsea's record 103 goals in 2009/10

Goals 

Most PL goals scored in a season
103 - Chelsea (2009/10)

Fewest PL goals scored in a season
20 - Derby County (2007/08)

Most PL goals scored at home in a season
68 - Chelsea (2009/10)

Most PL goals scored away in a season
48 - Liverpool (2013/14)

Fewest PL goals scored at home in a season
10 - Manchester City (2006/07)

Fewest PL goals scored away in a season
8 - Middlesbrough (1995/96)
8 - Southampton (1998/99)
8 - Sheffield United (2006/07)
8 - Derby County (2007/08)

Most PL goals conceded in a season*
100 - Swindon Town (1993/94 - 42 matches)
89 - Derby County (2007/08 - 38 matches)

Fewest PL goals conceded in a season
15 - Chelsea (2004/05)

Most PL goals conceded at home in a season*
45 - Swindon Town (1993/94 - 42 matches)
43 - Derby County (2007/08 - 38 matches)
43 - Wolverhampton Wanderers (2011/12 - 38 matches)

Most PL goals conceded away in a season*
59 - Ipswich Town (1994/95 - 42 matches)
55 - Wigan Athletic (2009/10 - 38 matches)

Fewest PL goals conceded at home in a season
4 - Manchester United (1994/95)

Fewest PL goals conceded away in a season
9 - Chelsea (2004/05)

Best PL goal difference in a season
+71 - Chelsea (2009/10)

Worst PL goal difference in a season
-69 - Derby County (2007/08)

Most PL clean sheets in a season
25 - Chelsea (2004/05)

Fewest PL clean sheets in a season
3 - Birmingham City (2007/08)
3 - Derby County (2007/08)
3 - Blackburn Rovers (2011/12)
3 - Norwich City (2011/12)

Points

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Chelsea claimed a record 95 points on the way to winning the Premier League title in 2004/05

Most PL points in a season
95 - Chelsea (2004/05)

Fewest PL points in a season
11 - Derby County (2007/08)

Most PL points in a season without winning the title
89 - Manchester United (2011/12)

Fewest PL points in a season to win the title
75 - Manchester United (1996/97)

Most PL points in a season for a club to be relegated
49 - Crystal Palace (1992/93 - 42 matches)
42 - West Ham United (2002/03 - 38 matches)

Fewest PL points in a season for a club avoiding relegation
34 - West Bromwich Albion (2004/05)

Promotion/Relegation

Ever present PL clubs
Arsenal (1992/93 to date)
Chelsea (1992/93 to date)
Everton (1992/93 to date)
Liverpool (1992/93 to date)
Manchester United (1992/93 to date)
Tottenham Hotspur (1992/93 to date)

Promoted clubs never relegated from PL**
Stoke City (2008/09 to date)
Swansea City (2011/12 to date)
AFC Bournemouth (2015/16 to date)

All three promoted clubs avoiding relegation in a PL season
Fulham, Blackburn Rovers & Bolton Wanderers (2001/02)
Queens Park Rangers, Norwich City & Swansea City (2011/12)

All three promoted clubs being relegated in a PL season
Bolton Wanderers, Barnsley & Crystal Palace (1997/98)

Clubs avoiding relegation from PL after being bottom at Christmas
West Bromwich Albion (2004/05)
Sunderland (2013/14)
Leicester City (2014/15)

Clubs promoted to PL most times
4 - Crystal Palace (1993/94, 1996/97, 2003/04 & 2012/13)
4 - Leicester City (1993/94, 1995/96, 2002/03 & 2013/14)
4 - Sunderland (1995/96, 1998/99, 2004/05 & 2006/07)
4 - West Bromwich Albion (2001/02, 2003/04, 2007/08 & 2009/10)

Club relegated from PL most times
4 - Crystal Palace (1992/93, 1994/95, 1997/98 & 2004/05)
4 - Norwich City (1994/95, 2004/05, 2013/14 & 2015/16)
4 - Sunderland (1996/97, 2002/03, 2005/06 & 2016/17)
4 - Middlesbrough (1992/93, 1996/97, 2008/09 & 2016/17)

Attendance

Highest PL single match attendance
83,222 - Wembley Stadium, Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal (10 February 2018)

Highest PL season average attendance
75,821 - Old Trafford, Manchester United (2006/07)

Lowest PL single match attendance
3,039 - Selhurst Park, Wimbledon v Everton (26 January 1993)

Lowest PL season average attendance
8,353 - Selhurst Park, Wimbledon (1992/93)

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Portsmouth's 7-4 victory over Reading in 2007 is the Premier League's highest-scoring match

Matches

Biggest PL home win
9-0 - Manchester United v Ipswich Town (4 March 1995)

Biggest PL away win
1-8 - Nottingham Forest v Manchester United (6 February 1999)

Highest PL scoring match
7-4 - Portsmouth v Reading (29 September 2007)

Highest PL scoring draw
5-5 - West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United (19 May 2013)

Players 

Awards 

Most PL winners' medals
13 - Ryan Giggs (Manchester United; 1992/93, 1993/94, 1995/96, 1996/97, 1998/99, 1999/00, 2000/01, 2002/03, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2010/11 & 2012/13)

Most Player of the Season awards
2 - Thierry Henry (Arsenal; 2003/04 & 2005/06)
2 - Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United; 2006/07 & 2007/08)
2 - Nemanja Vidic (Manchester United; 2008/09 & 2010/11)

Most Player of the Month awards
6 - Steven Gerrard (Liverpool; March 2001, March 2003, December 2004, April 2006, March 2009, March 2014)
6 - Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur; January 2015, February 2015, March 2016, February 2017, September 2017, December 2017)

Appearances 

Most PL appearances
652 - Gareth Barry (Aston Villa, Manchester City, Everton & West Bromwich Albion; 1997/98 - to date)

Most PL seasons
22 - Ryan Giggs (Manchester United; 1992/93 - 2013/14)

Most consecutive PL appearances
310 - Brad Friedel (Blackburn Rovers, Aston Villa & Tottenham Hotspur; 14 August 2004 - 7 October 2012)

Most PL clubs played for
8 - Marcus Bent (Crystal Palace, Blackburn Rovers, Ipswich Town, Leicester City, Everton, Charlton Athletic, Wigan Athletic & Wolverhampton Wanderers; 1997/98 - 2010/11)

Oldest PL player
43 years, 162 days - John Burridge (Manchester City v Queens Park Rangers; 14 May 1995)

Youngest PL player
16 years, 68 days - Matthew Briggs (Middlesbrough v Fulham; 13 May 2007)

Goals

Alan Shearer is the Premier League record goalscorer with 260 goals
Alan Shearer is the Premier League record goalscorer with 260 goals

Top PL goal scorer
260 - Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers & Newcastle United; 1992/93 - 2005/06)

Most PL goals at one club
183 - Wayne Rooney (Manchester United; 2004/05 - 2016/17)

Oldest PL goal scorer
40 years, 268 days - Teddy Sheringham (West Ham United v Portsmouth; 26 December 2006)

Youngest PL goal scorer
16 years, 271 days - James Vaughan (Everton v Crystal Palace; 10 April 2005)

Most consecutive PL matches scoring a goal
11 - Jamie Vardy (Leicester City; 29 August 2015 - 28 November 2015)

Most PL seasons scoring a goal
21 - Ryan Giggs (Manchester United; 1992/93 - 2012/13)

Most PL goals in a season*
34 - Andrew Cole (Newcastle United; 1993/94 - 42 matches)
34 - Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers; 1994/95 - 42 matches)
31 - Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers; 1995/96 - 38 matches)
31 - Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United; 2007/08 - 38 matches)
31 - Luis Suarez (Liverpool; 2013/14 - 38 matches)

Most PL goals in a debut season
30 - Kevin Phillips (Sunderland; 1999/00)

Most PL goals in a calendar year
39 - Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur; 2017)

First PL hat-trick
Eric Cantona (Leeds United v Tottenham Hotspur; 25 August 1992)

Fastest PL hat-trick
2 minutes, 56 seconds - Sadio Mane (Southampton v Aston Villa; 16 May 2015)

Most PL hat-tricks
11 - Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers & Newcastle United; 1992/93 - 2005/06)

Most PL goals in a single match
5 - Andrew Cole (Manchester United v Ipswich Town; 4 March 1995)
5 - Alan Shearer (Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday; 19 September 1999)
5 - Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur v Wigan Athletic; 22 November 2009)
5 - Dimitar Berbatov (Manchester United v Blackburn Rovers; 27 November 2010)
5 - Sergio Aguero (Manchester City v Newcastle United; 03 October 2015)

Most PL goals in one half
5 - Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur v Wigan Athletic; 22 November 2009)

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Ledley King's goal against Bradford in 2000 is still the fastest in the Premier League

Fastest PL goal
10 seconds - Ledley King (Tottenham Hotspur v Bradford City; 9 December 2000)

Most PL goals scored from inside the box
227 - Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers & Newcastle United; 1992/93 - 2005/06)

Most PL goals scored from outside the box
41 - Frank Lampard (West Ham United, Chelsea & Manchester City; 1997/98 - 2014/15)

Most PL goals scored from headers
52 - Peter Crouch (Aston Villa, Southampton, Liverpool, Portsmouth, Tottenham Hotspur & Stoke City; 2001/02 - to date)

Most PL penalties scored
56 - Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers & Newcastle United; 1992/93 - 2005/06)

Most PL penalties missed
11 - Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers & Newcastle United; 1994/95 - 2003/04)

Most PL own goals
10 - Richard Dunne (Manchester City, Aston Villa & Queens Park Rangers; 2004/05 - 2014/15)

Milestone goals 

1st PL goal
Brian Deane (Sheffield United v Manchester United - 15 August 1992)

5,000th PL goal
Chris Sutton (Leicester City v Blackburn Rovers - 7 December 1996)

10,000th PL goal
Les Ferdinand (Tottenham Hotspur v Fulham - 15 December 2001)

15,000th PL goal
Moritz Volz (Chelsea v Fulham - 30 December 2006)

20,000th PL goal
Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa v Arsenal - 21 December 2011)

25,000th PL goal
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Swansea City v Manchester United - 6 November 2016)

Assists

Most PL assists
162 - Ryan Giggs (Manchester United; 1992/93 - 2013/14)

Most PL assists in a season
20 - Thierry Henry (Arsenal; 2002/03)

Most PL assists in a match
4 - Dennis Bergkamp (Arsenal v Leicester City; 20 February 1999)
4 - Jose Antonio Reyes (Arsenal v Middlesbrough; 14 January 2006)
4 - Cesc Fabregas (Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers; 4 October 2009)
4 - Emmanuel Adebayor (Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United; 11 February 2012)
4 - Santi Cazorla (Arsenal v Wigan Athletic; 14 May 2013)

Goalkeepers 

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Petr Cech broke the Premier League clean sheet record at the end of 2015

Most PL clean sheets
199 - Petr Cech (Chelsea & Arsenal; 2004/05 - to date)

Most PL clean sheets at one club
162 - Petr Cech (Chelsea; 2004/05 - 2014/15)

Most PL clean sheets in a season
21 - Petr Cech (Chelsea; 2004/05)
21 - Edwin van der Sar (Manchester United; 2008/09)

Most consecutive PL matches without conceding
14 - Edwin van der Sar (Manchester United; 15 November 2008 - 18 February 2009)

Most PL penalties saved
13 - David James (Liverpool, Manchester City & Portsmouth; 1992/93 - 2009/10)

Substitutes 

Most subbed on PL player
147 - Peter Crouch (Aston Villa, Southampton, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur & Stoke City; 2002/03 - to date)

Most subbed off PL player
134 - Ryan Giggs (Manchester United; 1992/93 - 2013/14)

Most PL goals as a substitute
23 - Jermain Defoe (West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspur & Sunderland; 2001/02 - to date)

Disciplinary

Most PL yellow cards
123 - Gareth Barry (Aston Villa, Manchester City, Everton & West Bromwich Albion; 1998/99 - to date)

Most PL red cards
8 - Duncan Ferguson (Everton; 1994/95 - 2005/06)
8 - Patrick Vieira (Arsenal; 1997/98 - 2003/04)
8 - Richard Dunne (Everton & Manchester City; 1998/99 - 2008/09)

Most PL yellow cards in a season
14 - Mark Hughes (Southampton; 1998/99)
14 - Robbie Savage (Leicester City; 2001/02)
14 - Cheick Tiote (Newcastle United; 2010/11)
14 - Lee Cattermole (Sunderland; 2014/15)
14 - Jose Holebas (Watford; 2016/17)

Most PL red cards in a season
3 - Vinnie Jones (Wimbledon; 1995/96)
3 - Slaven Bilic (Everton; 1997/98)
3 - David Batty (Newcastle United; 1997/98)
3 - Craig Short (Blackburn Rovers; 2001/02)
3 - Franck Queudrue (Middlesbrough; 2002/03)
3 - Wes Brown (Sunderland; 2013/14)
3 - Victor Wanyama (Southampton; 2015/16)

Managers 

Sir Alex Ferguson won 13 PL titles at Manchester United
Sir Alex Ferguson won 13 Premier League titles at Manchester United

Most PL winners' medals
13 - Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United; 1992/93, 1993/94, 1995/96, 1996/97, 1998/99, 1999/00, 2000/01, 2002/03, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2010/11 & 2012/13)

Most Manager of the Season awards
11 - Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United; 1993/94, 1995/96, 1996/97, 1998/99, 1999/00, 2002/03, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2010/11 & 2012/13)

Most Manager of the Month awards
27 - Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United; August 1993, October 1994, February 1996, March 1996, February 1997, October 1997, January 1999, April 1999, August 1999, March 2000, April 2000, February 2001, April 2003, December 2003, February 2005, March 2006, August 2006, October 2006, February 2007, January 2008, March 2008, January 2009, April 2009, September 2009, January 2011, August 2011, October 2012)

Most PL seasons
21 - Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United; 1992/93 - 2012/13)

Most PL matches
817 - Arsene Wenger (Arsenal; 1996/97 - to date)

Most PL wins
410 - Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United; 1992/93 - 2012/13)

Most PL points
1,752 - Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United; 1992/93 - 2012/13)

Most PL clubs managed
7 - Sam Allardyce (Bolton Wanderers, Newcastle United, Blackburn Rovers, West Ham United, Sunderland, Crystal Palace, Everton; 2001/02 - to date)

* In the first three Premier League seasons, the league consisted of 22 clubs. This was reduced to 20 clubs for the start of the 1995/96 season and has remained at this number ever since. An asterisk (*) has been used on this page to indicate when a record has been impacted by the larger number of clubs for a particular season.

** A minimum of one Premier League season must have been completed for this record to stand

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