Football records in England

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This page details football records in England. Unless otherwise stated, records are taken from the Football League or Premier League. Where a different record exists for the top flight (Football League First Division 1888–1992, Premier League 1992–), this is also given.

National team[edit]


Records in this section refer to The Football League and the Premier League.


Top-flight appearances[edit]

58 other clubs have more than one participation in the “top flight”.






Games without a loss[edit]

Games without a win[edit]

Games without a scoreless draw (0-0)[edit]






Both players came on as a substitute and elbowed/pushed an opponent before the game had been restarted.





For more details on this topic, see English Football first tier Top Scorers.

FA Cup[edit]




All rounds[edit]

League Cup[edit]


All rounds[edit]

FA Charity / Community Shield[edit]


All competitions[edit]

Total titles won (1871–present)[edit]


Domestic competitions organised by The FA
PLPremier League (1992–present), Football League First Division (old 1888-1992)
FACFootball Association Challenge Cup
FLCFootball League Cup
FMCFull Members Cup (Defunct)
FACSFootball Association Community Shield
European competitions organised by UEFA
ICFCInter-Cities Fairs Cup (Defunct) (Not organised by UEFA, but recognised as the unofficial predecessor to the UEL and acknowledged by FIFA as a major trophy)
UCLUEFA Champions League, former European Champion Clubs' Cup
UCWCUEFA Cup Winners' Cup (Defunct)
UELUEFA Europa League, former UEFA Cup
UICUEFA Intertoto Cup (Defunct)
ICUEFA/CONMEBOL Intercontinental Cup (Defunct) (Predecessor to FCWC)
Intercontinental competition organised by FIFA
FCWCFIFA Club World Cup

By Club[edit]

(Sorted by overall titles. Use sorting button to change criteria)

Manchester United20114-2055-31-1-51162
Aston Villa775120112424
Tottenham Hotspur28472112324
Manchester City4534161117
Newcastle United4611111213
Nottingham Forest124211021313
Wolverhampton Wanderers34241313
Blackburn Rovers361111212
Sheffield Wednesday431199
Leeds United31127229
Huddersfield Town31155
Preston North End2244
Derby County21144
West Bromwich Albion151299
Sheffield United1455
Bolton Wanderers4155
West Ham United331125
Leicester City3144
Ipswich Town112113
Old Etonians222
Cardiff City1122
Birmingham City222
Norwich City222
Blackburn Olympic111
Bradford City111
Charlton Athletic111
Clapham Rovers111
Coventry City111
Notts County111
Old Carthusians111
Oxford University111
Royal Engineers111
Luton Town111
Oxford United111
Queens Park Rangers111
Stoke City111
Swansea City111
Swindon Town111
Crystal Palace111
Brighton & Hove Albion111

The figures in bold represent the most times this competition has been won by an English team.
Shared Community Shield results listed as wins.
# Although not organised by UEFA, the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup is included here under UEFA as it is the official predecessor to the UEL.
* Although organised by UEFA (and CONMEBOL), the Intercontinental Cup is included here under FIFA for being the predecessor to the FCWC.


(*) This is also a joint overall European record.


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