Premier League Goal Scorer – Who Scored the Most Goals & More Stats

Betting on who will be the top goal scorer of the season and who will score the first goal of the match are common bets that people make but you might also be interested to know some goal scoring stats like who has scored the most premier league goals ever, who’s scored the most goals in a season or some other weird and wonderful stat…so here are some.

Goal Scoring Stats

Who is the Top PL Goal Scorer?
Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers & Newcastle United; 1992/93 – 2005/06) scored 260 goals during his career.

Who scored the most PL goals at one club?
Wayne Rooney (Manchester United; 2004/05 – 2016/17) scored 183 goals for Manchester United

Who is the Oldest PL goal scorer?
Teddy Sheringham (West Ham United v Portsmouth; 26 December 2006) scored a goal when he was 40 years, 268 days.

Who is the Youngest PL goal scorer?
James Vaughan (Everton v Crystal Palace; 10 April 2005) scored when he was 16 years, 270 days.

Who scored the most consecutive PL matches scoring a goal?
Jamie Vardy (Leicester City; 29 August 2015 – 28 November 2015) scored in 11 consecutive matches.

Who scored the most PL seasons scoring a goal?
Ryan Giggs (Manchester United; 1992/93 – 2012/13) scored in 21 seasons.

Who scored the most PL goals in a season?
Andrew Cole (Newcastle United; 1993/94 – 42 matches) scored 34 in one season
Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers; 1994/95 – 42 matches) scored 34 in one season
Mohamed Salah (Liverpool; 2017/18 – 38 matches) has scored 32 last season

Who scored the most PL goals in a debut season?
Kevin Phillips (Sunderland; 1999/00) found the back of the net 30 in his opening season

Who scored the most PL goals in a calendar year?
Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur; 2017) scored 39 goals

Who scored the First PL hat-trick?
Eric Cantona holds this title – (Leeds United v Tottenham Hotspur; 25 August 1992)

Who scored the Fastest PL hat-trick?
Within just 2 minutes, 56 seconds Sadio Mane scored a hatrick (Southampton v Aston Villa; 16 May 2015)

Who scored the most PL hat-tricks?
Alan Shearer scored 11 hat-ricks in his time (Blackburn Rovers & Newcastle United; 1992/93 – 2005/06)

Who scored the most PL goals in a single match?
The following players all scored 5 goals in just one match:

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

Who scored the most PL goals in one half?
Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur v Wigan Athletic; 22 November 2009) scored 5 goals in one half of the game.

Who scored the fastest PL goal?
Ledley King (Tottenham Hotspur v Bradford City; 9 December 2000) scored a goal in just 9.82 seconds.

Who scored the most PL goals scored from inside the box?
Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers & Newcastle United; 1992/93 – 2005/06) scored 227 goals from within the box

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

Who scored the most PL goals scored from headers?
Peter Crouch (Aston Villa, Southampton, Liverpool, Portsmouth, Tottenham Hotspur & Stoke City; 2001/02 – 2017/18) scored 53 goals from headers.

Who scored the most PL penalties
Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers & Newcastle United; 1992/93 – 2005/06) scored 56 penalties

Who missed the most PL penalties?
As well as scoring the most penalties, Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers & Newcastle United; 1994/95 – 2003/04) also missed the most penalties – he missed 11 in his career.

Who scored the most PL own goals?
Richard Dunne (Manchester City, Aston Villa & Queens Park Rangers; 2004/05 – 2014/15) scored 10 own goals.

Who has scored a Milestone goal?
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)

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