Premier League at 25: Which clubs have the most records?

August 15 marks the 25th anniversary of the start of the first Premier League season and here, Football Paradise looks at the records in the top flight since its rebranding.

(In career statistics, * represents an active Premier League player)

Most titles

Sir Alex Ferguson lifting the Barclays Premier League trophy in 2013 (Martin Rickett/PA)
Sir Alex Ferguson lifting the Barclays Premier League trophy in 2013 (Martin Rickett/PA)

13 – Manchester United; 5 – Chelsea; 3 – Arsenal

Most relegations

4 – Crystal Palace, Middlesbrough, Norwich, Sunderland

Most goals

Top 10 Premier League scorers (among current PL players)
(PA graphic)

Player, career: 260 – Alan Shearer; 198 – Wayne Rooney*; 187 – Andy Cole

Player, season: 34 – Andy Cole, 1993-94, Alan Shearer, 1994-95; 31 – Alan Shearer, 1993-94 and 1995-96, Cristiano Ronaldo 2007-08, Luis Suarez, 2013-14

Club, all-time: 1,856 – Manchester United; 1,698 – Arsenal; 1,645 – Chelsea

Club, season: 103 – Chelsea, 2009-10; 102 – Manchester City, 2013-14; 101 – Liverpool, 2013-14

Fastest goal

It took just 10 seconds for Ledley King to score against Bradford (PA)
It took just 10 seconds for Ledley King to score against Bradford (PA)

10 seconds – Ledley King, Bradford v TOTTENHAM, 2000, Alan Shearer, NEWCASTLE v Manchester City, 2003; 11sec – Mark Viduka, Charlton v LEEDS, 2001

Most appearances

632 – Ryan Giggs; 628 – Gareth Barry*; 609 – Frank Lampard

Most clean sheets (GK)

149 clean sheets for Peter Cech, and counting (PA)
149 clean sheets for Peter Cech, and counting (PA)

149 – Petr Cech*; 119 – Joe Hart*; 116 – Tim Howard

Points tally

Highest: 95 – Chelsea 2004-05; 93 – Chelsea 2016-17; 92 – Manchester United 1993-94 (42-game season)

Lowest: 11 – Derby 2007-08; 15 – Sunderland 2005-06; 17 – Aston Villa 2015-16

Longest winning streaks

14 – Arsenal, February-August 2002; 13 – Chelsea, October-December 2016; 12 – Manchester United, March-August 2000

Ever-present clubs

Arsenal, Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester United, Tottenham

Most wins

604 – Manchester United; 525 – Arsenal; 516 – Chelsea

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