Premier League records


The Premier League, established in 1992, is England’s top tier of professional football (soccer) and one of the most popular and competitive leagues in the world. Over the years, it has seen numerous records set and broken. Here are some of the notable records as of my last update in April 2023:

  • Most Premier League Titles: Manchester United has won the Premier League 20 times, the most of any club.
  • Most Premier League Appearances: Gareth Barry holds the record with 653 appearances.
  • Top Scorer: Alan Shearer is the Premier League’s all-time top scorer, with 260 goals.
  • Most Clean Sheets: Petr Čech holds the record for the most clean sheets by a goalkeeper, with 202.
  • Biggest Winning Margin for the Title: Manchester City set the record in the 2017-18 season, winning the league by 19 points.
  • Most Points in a Season: Manchester City again, with 100 points during the 2017-18 season.
  • Most Goals in a Season by a Player: Mohamed Salah set the record for the most Premier League goals in a 38-game season with 32 goals for Liverpool in the 2017-18 season.
  • Most Consecutive Wins: Manchester City holds the record for the most consecutive Premier League wins, with 18, achieved between August and December 2017.
  • Most Consecutive Games Scored: Jamie Vardy scored in 11 consecutive Premier League matches for Leicester City during the 2015-16 season.
  • Oldest Player: John Burridge was 43 years and 162 days old when he played for Manchester City against Queens Park Rangers in May 1995.
  • Youngest Player: Harvey Elliott became the youngest player to appear in a Premier League match at 16 years and 30 days old for Fulham in May 2019.
  • Fastest Goal: Shane Long scored the fastest goal in Premier League history, netting after just 7.69 seconds for Southampton against Watford in April 2019.

Please note that these records are subject to change as the Premier League continues. For the most current records, it’s best to check the latest statistics from the Premier League’s official website or other reliable sports news sources.

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