Premier League records and statistics

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The top tier of English football was renamed the Premier League for the start of the 1992-93 season. The following page details the football records and statistics of the Premier League since that date.

Club records[edit]








Promotion and change in position[edit]

Positions and League membership

All-time FA Premier League Table[edit]

The all-time FA Premier League table is a cumulative record of all match results, points and goals of every team that has played in the Premier League since its inception in 1992. The table that follows is accurate as of the end of the 2012–13 season. Teams in bold are part of the 2013–14 Premier League. Numbers in bold are the record (highest either positive or negative) numbers in each column.

1Manchester United2181052816811416277039241752135383.431
5Tottenham Hotspur2181031521328211381066721158255.194
6Aston Villa2181029224827010209922811241153.522
8Newcastle United197302881942481041953881058221155.682
9Blackburn Rovers1869626218425092790720970111253.891
10Manchester City1662023416022683776967862111253.881
11West Ham United17654214168272768933−165810247.655
12Leeds United124681891251546415736869212157.663
15Bolton Wanderers13494149128217575745−170575344.236
18Coventry City935499112143387490−103409145.4011
19Sheffield Wednesday831610189126409453−44392149.007
21Charlton Athletic83049382129342442−100361245.137
22Leicester City83088490134354456−102342342.758
23Wigan Athletic83048576143316482−166331141.3810
24Birmingham City72667382111273360−87301343.009
26Norwich City6240727692298381−832921248.673
27Queens Park Rangers62407359108297358−61278246.335
28Derby County72666870128271420−149274239.108
29West Bromwich Albion72666667133286431−145265337.868
30Nottingham Forest5198605979229287−582391347.803
31Stoke City5190565777188249−6122545.0011
32Ipswich Town5202575392219312−93224244.805
33Crystal Palace4160374974160243−83160440.0018
34Wolverhampton Wanderers4152324080156281−125136234.0015
35Sheffield United3122323654128168−40132244.0014
37Hull City2106232954105176−7198132.5017
38Swansea City27623242991102-119347.509
39Oldham Athletic284202339105142−3789144.5019
40Bradford City27614204268138−7062131.0017
45Swindon Town1425152247100−5330130.0022
46Cardiff City13268182961-322626.00na

League or status at 2013–14:

2013–14 Premier League
2013–14 Football League Championship
2013–14 Football League One
2013–14 Football League Two

(Wimbledon FC ceased to exist in 2004. Neither MK Dons nor AFC Wimbledon, the clubs that emerged, lay claim to the history of Wimbledon FC)

Player records[edit]


Various awards have been given out to Premier League players, reflecting achievement in the league. Every month a Manager of the Month and Player of the Month award is given. In addition, a Manager of the Year award is handed out every year. Every ten years, a special awards ceremony is held to honour achievement over the whole period.


GKEngland David James573Liverpool (1992-99); Aston Villa (1999-01); West Ham United (2001-03); Manchester City (2004-06); Portsmouth (2006-10)
RBEngland Phil Neville505Manchester United (1995-05); Everton (2005-13)
CBEngland Sol Campbell503Tottenham Hotspur (1992-01); Arsenal (2001-06, 2010); Portsmouth (2006-09); Newcastle United (2010-11)
CBEngland Rio Ferdinand478West Ham United (1996-00); Leeds United (2000-02); Manchester United (2002-)
LBEngland Jamie Carragher507Liverpool (1997-13)
LMWales Ryan Giggs631Manchester United (1992-)
CMEngland Frank Lampard550West Ham United (1995-01); Chelsea (2001-)
CMEngland Gareth Barry518Aston Villa (1998-09); Manchester City (2009-); Everton1 (2013-)
RMWales Gary Speed535Leeds United (1992-96); Everton (1996-98); Newcastle United (1998-04); Bolton Wanderers (2004-08)
FWEngland Emile Heskey516Leicester City (1994-95, 1996-00); Liverpool (2000-04); Birmingham City (2004-06); Wigan Athletic (2006-09); Aston Villa (2009-12)
FWEngland Kevin Davies444Southampton (1997-98, 1999-03); Blackburn Rovers (1998-99); Bolton Wanderers (2003-12)

1: Gareth Barry is on loan at Everton from Manchester City


DenmarkPeter Schmeichel (1, first of five goalkeepers to score once)

EnglandDavid Unsworth (38) EnglandJohn Terry (32) Republic of IrelandIan Harte (28) FranceWilliam Gallas (25)

EnglandFrank Lampard (165) WalesRyan Giggs (109) EnglandPaul Scholes (107) EnglandSteven Gerrard (102)

EnglandAlan Shearer (260) EnglandAndrew Cole (189)

Competitive matches only. Numbers in brackets indicate appearances made.

1England Shearer, AlanAlan Shearer260 (434)
2England Cole, AndrewAndrew Cole189 (408)
3France Henry, ThierryThierry Henry175 (258)
4England Rooney, WayneWayne Rooney171 (357)
5England Lampard, FrankFrank Lampard169 (564)
6England Fowler, RobbieRobbie Fowler163 (378)
7England Owen, MichaelMichael Owen150 (326)
8England Ferdinand, LesLes Ferdinand149 (362)
9England Sherringham, TeddyTeddy Sherringham147 (418)
10Netherlands van Persie, RobinRobin van Persie129 (243)



Longest range goals[edit]

Note: None of the goals were deflections, all distances were analysed by Match of the Day.

Match records[edit]


Match times and days[edit]




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