Interesting Facts About English Premier League


Lots of drama go down in every English Premier League season. Records are created and broken, with some offset. We will be digging deep in this article to uncover some fascinating facts and stories about the English Premier League like “the only hat-trick of headers in a Premier League

Relax and read each fact carefully, because you will certainly discover some jaw-dropping English Premier League facts you can use to banter with your friends. 

1. With cards of about 104, Everton holds the record for the most English Premier League red cards.

2. Mark Robins was the first to play for two relegated teams in the same English Premier League Campaign during the 1994/95 season.

3. Newcastle United won about 34 points from losing positions in the 2001/02 season which was recorded as the highest in a single Premier League season.

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4. Peter Crouch has scored more headed goals than 16 teams who have participated in the Premier League. He has a total of 50 headed goals.

5. The first Premier League game was played on August 15th, 1992.

6. The only manager to take charge of more than 10 Premier League games without winning anyone is Terry Connor.

7. Duncan Ferguson and Salomon Rondon are the only players to have scored a hat-trick of headers in a Premier League match.

8. Arsenal is the only team to go through a full Premier League season without a single defeat.

9. Richard Dunne is the player with the most own goals in the Premier League with about 10 goals.

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10. The first Premier League goal was scored by Brian Deane for Sheffield United against Manchester United.

11. Alan Shearer holds the record for most goals scored in the Premier League with about 260 goals.

12. Sadio Mane holds the record for the fastest Premier League hat-trick scoring 3 goals in 176 seconds.

13. Six clubs including Norwich, Coventry, Hull City, Wolves, and Leeds United have registered an unwanted feat of zero Premier League away wins in a season.

14. Manchester City is the only side to have picked up 100 points in a season precisely the 2017/18 season.

15. Only 6 clubs have never been relegated from the Premier League namely; Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Everton, and Arsenal.

16. Derby County left without a win in 32 consecutive matches during the 2007/08 season.

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17. Mario Balotelli made only one assist out of 70 appearances.

18. Manchester United was the first club to win the Premier League title.

19. The oldest current League in the Premier League is Nottingham Forest.

20. The highest winners of the Premier League are Manchester United. They have won about 13 matches.

21. The first goal in the Premier League was scored by Brian Deane for Sheffield United.

22. Chelsea holds the record for the least goals in a Premier League single season with 15 goals in the 2004/05 season.

23. Petr Čech has the cleanest sheet as a goalkeeper throughout the history of the Premier League.

24. Nicolas Anelka is the most capped French player in Premier League’s history scoring 125 goals in 364 appearances.

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25. Only two players, Obafemi Martins and Bobby Zamora have scored Premier League penalties with both feet.

26. No Premier League player has been flagged more than Emmanuel Adebayor has been for about 328 times.

27. The club with the most defeats in Premier League is Everton with over 420 defeats.

28. The record for the longest matches (94) without a single red card belongs to the Ipswich Town club.

29. The only club to have won 100 goals in a single season is the Swindon Town club.

30. The most substituted player in Premier League is Ryan Giggs with about 130 substitutions.

31. The Premier League started in the year 1992.

32. Matt Le Tissier is the only Premier League player to have lost two games in which he scored hat-tricks.

33. Teddy Sheringham topped the Premier League goal-scoring list the year Premier League was opened with about 22 goals.

34. The Premier League club nicknamed ‘The Toffees’ is Everton.

35. The only players to have scored, assisted, and scored an own goal in one Premier League are Gareth Bale, Kevin Davies, and Wayne Rooney.

36. Manchester United was the first Premier League club to score a thousand goals in the Premiership League.

37. Fernando Torres is the highest-scoring Spanish player in the Premier League with 85 goals.

38. The lowest point to have earned to win the Premier League is 75 by Manchester United.

39. Arsenal has the record for the longest unbeaten run in the history of the Premier League with 49 matches.

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40. The first time West Ham recorded a positive goal difference in a top-flight was during the 2015/2016 season after the 1985/1986 season.

41. Only two countries, Wales and England participate in the Premier League.

42. The symbol of the Premier League is a lion. It is used because of the connection between Football Association and England’s three lions.

43. The Newcastle team was nicknamed ‘The Entertainers’ shortly after they began the League.

44. The first winner of the PFA player of the year award was Norman Hunter.

45. Alan Shearer has the record for having missed the most penalties in the Premier League with a total of 11.

46. Liverpool has spent the longest period of time (17 years) without a trophy in the Premier League.

47. Among the ‘Big six’, only Tottenham has never won a single league title throughout the Premier League era.

48. Only seven clubs have won the Premier League including Leicester City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Liverpool, and Manchester City.

49. The poppy flower sewn on football jerseys is a sign of tribute to fallen soldiers from the First World War.

50. George Boyd became the 4th player to play for two relegated teams in one Premier League campaign during the 2014/15 season.

51. The goalkeeper with the most assists in Premier League is Paul Robinson with a total of 5 goals.

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