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EPL fact sheet: 11 Premier League stars with incredible records to their name

From the highest goal scorer to most number of clean sheets, eleven players who have premier league records against their names

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Alan Shearer holds the record as the all-time leading goal scorer in the English Premier League. He has scored a total of 260 goals while playing for Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United. With 56 penalties he also holds the record of most goals scored from the spot. (Image - Reuters)
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Alan Shearer holds the record as the all-time leading goal scorer in the English Premier League. He has scored a total of 260 goals while playing for Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United. With 56 penalties he also holds the record of most goals scored from the spot. (Image - Reuters)

Eric Cantona scored the first hat trick of the Premier League era. The striker hit the landmark treble while playing for Leeds United on 25th August 1992, in a 5-0 drubbing of Tottenham Hotspur. (Image - Reuters)
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Eric Cantona scored the first hat trick of the Premier League era. The striker hit the landmark treble while playing for Leeds United on 25th August 1992, in a 5-0 drubbing of Tottenham Hotspur. (Image - Reuters)

Sadio Mane holds the record for fastest hat-trick in Premier League history. The Senegalese forward scored three goals against Aston Villa while playing for Southampton in the 2014-15 season. Mane scored his hat-trick in two minutes and 56 seconds, beating the previous record – four minutes and 33 seconds by Robbie Fowler for Liverpool against Arsenal in 1994 – by a minute and 37 seconds. (Image - Reuters)
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Sadio Mane holds the record for fastest hat-trick in Premier League history. The Senegalese forward scored three goals against Aston Villa while playing for Southampton in the 2014-15 season. Mane scored his hat-trick in two minutes and 56 seconds, beating the previous record – four minutes and 33 seconds by Robbie Fowler for Liverpool against Arsenal in 1994 – by a minute and 37 seconds. (Image - Reuters)

Mario Balotelli has registered only one assist in the league after 70 appearances. But that solitary assist was an incredible title-winner for Sergio Aguero in the final seconds against Queens Parks Rangers in the 2011-12 season. The goal won Manchester City its first title in 44 years. The assist is often considered as one of the best ever. (Image - Reuters)
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Mario Balotelli has registered only one assist in the league after 70 appearances. But that solitary assist was an incredible title-winner for Sergio Aguero in the final seconds against Queens Parks Rangers in the 2011-12 season. The goal won Manchester City its first title in 44 years. The assist is often considered as one of the best ever. (Image - Reuters)

Frank Lampard has 177 goals as a midfielder. An unbelievable amount for a non-striker. The second highest scoring midfielder is Dwight Yorke with 123 goals. (Image - Reuters)
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Frank Lampard has 177 goals as a midfielder. An unbelievable amount for a non-striker. The second highest scoring midfielder is Dwight Yorke with 123 goals. (Image - Reuters)

Ryan Giggs is the only player to have completed 22 seasons playing in the Premier League. He also holds the record for the most number of assists having registered a stunning 162 assists in 632 appearances. Those aren’t the only two records he holds, as Giggs is also the most subbed off player in the league, having been substituted a total of 134 times. (Image - Reuters)
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Ryan Giggs is the only player to have completed 22 seasons playing in the Premier League. He also holds the record for the most number of assists having registered a stunning 162 assists in 632 appearances. Those aren’t the only two records he holds, as Giggs is also the most subbed off player in the league, having been substituted a total of 134 times. (Image - Reuters)

Gareth Barry holds the record for the most appearances in the league. He has 653 appearances while playing for Aston Villa, Manchester City, Everton and West Bromwich Albion. (Image - Reuters)
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Gareth Barry holds the record for the most appearances in the league. He has 653 appearances while playing for Aston Villa, Manchester City, Everton and West Bromwich Albion. (Image - Reuters)

Peter Schmeichel became the first goalkeeper to score in the premier league era when he found the back of the net for Aston Villa in a 3-2 defeat to Everton in 2001. With Villa trailing 3-1, Schmeichel came forward for a corner and volleyed home to reduce the deficit. (Image - Reuters)
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Peter Schmeichel became the first goalkeeper to score in the premier league era when he found the back of the net for Aston Villa in a 3-2 defeat to Everton in 2001. With Villa trailing 3-1, Schmeichel came forward for a corner and volleyed home to reduce the deficit. (Image - Reuters)

Mohamed Salah scored 32 goals in 2017-18 season of the league. It is most by a player in a 32 game season. (Image - Reuters)
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Mohamed Salah scored 32 goals in 2017-18 season of the league. It is most by a player in a 32 game season. (Image - Reuters)

Harry Kane holds the record for most premier league goals in a calendar year. In 2017 he netted 39 goals for his team Tottenham Hotspur and etched his name in premier league record books. (Image - Reuters)
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Harry Kane holds the record for most premier league goals in a calendar year. In 2017 he netted 39 goals for his team Tottenham Hotspur and etched his name in premier league record books. (Image - Reuters)

Petr Cech holds the record for most premier league clean sheets. He has kept a record 201 clean sheets for Arsenal and Chelsea. (Image - Reuters)
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Petr Cech holds the record for most premier league clean sheets. He has kept a record 201 clean sheets for Arsenal and Chelsea. (Image - Reuters)

First Published on Sep 8, 2018 08:28 am
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