Football records and statistics in England

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This article concerns 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, and Premier League 1992–present), this is also given.

National team[edit]

League[edit]

Records in this section refer to the English Football Pyramid

Titles[edit]

Top-flight appearances[edit]

Representation[edit]

Wins[edit]

Draws[edit]

Losses[edit]

Points[edit]

Games without a win[edit]

Goals[edit]

Scorelines[edit]

Disciplinary[edit]

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

Transfers[edit]

Individual[edit]

Appearances[edit]

Goals[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Final[edit]

Team[edit]

Individual[edit]

All rounds[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Final[edit]

All rounds[edit]

FA Charity / Community Shield[edit]

Final[edit]

All competitions[edit]

  • Fastest century of goals scored during a Premier League season (in fewest no. of games played): 103 goals scored in 34 games by Manchester City in season 2013–14. Previous record: 100 goals scored in 42 games by Chelsea in season 2012–13 (excludes games played / goals scored in FA Community Shield (1/2), UEFA Super Cup (1/1) and FIFA Club World Cup (2/3)).[22]
  • Fastest century of goals scored during a Premier League season (in elapsed calendar days): 103 goals scored on 18 January 2014 by Manchester City in 2013–14. Previous record: 100 goals scored on 21 February 2013 by Chelsea in season 2012–13 (excludes games played / goals scored in FA Community Shield (1/2), UEFA Super Cup (1/1) and FIFA Club World Cup (2/3)).[22]
  • Most consecutive penalty shoot out wins: 9 by Bradford City between 6 October 2009 and 11 December 2012[44]
  • Fastest penalty awarded: 6 seconds. Chester v Witton Albion – 13 December 2016. Referee Joseph Johnson awarded a penalty when Blaine Hudson upended Tolani Omotola after 6 seconds.[45]

Attendance records[edit]

List of English record competition winners[edit]

These tables list the clubs that have won honours an English record number of times. It lists all international competitions organised by UEFA and FIFA as well as competitions organised by the English governing bodies the English Football League, the Premier League, and The Football Association.

Ongoing competitions[edit]

English record winners of all ongoing competitions
Competition Record club(s) Total wins Most recent Notes
English champions Manchester United 20 2013 [46]
FA Cup Arsenal 14 2020 [47]
EFL Cup Liverpool 8 2012 [48]
FA Community Shield Manchester United 21 2016 [49]
UEFA Champions League Liverpool 6 2019 [50]
UEFA Europa League Liverpool 3 2001 [51]
UEFA Super Cup Liverpool 4 2019 [52]
FIFA Club World Cup Liverpool and Manchester United 1 2019 [53]

Discontinued competitions[edit]

This table follows the elite criteria above. It also includes any competitions that were not directly run by the governing bodies but were precursors to such competitions. Note Inter-City Fair Cup was replaced with UEFA cup and Intercontinental Cup was replaced with FIFA Club World Cup.

English record winners of discontinued competitions
Competition Record club(s) Total wins Most recent Notes
Full Members Cup Chelsea and Nottingham Forest 2 1992 [54]
Football League Centenary Trophy Arsenal 1 1988 [55]
Sheriff of London Charity Shield Arsenal 4 1965 [49]
Football League Super Cup Liverpool 1 1986
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Chelsea 2 1998 [56]
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Leeds United 2 1971 [57]
Intercontinental Cup Manchester United 1 1999

Managers[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

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  59. ^ Leroy Rosenior lost his job at Torquay just 10 minutes after being introduced as the Devon club's new manager. The then Chairman Mike Bateson called him to say he had just sold the club to a group led by Colin Lee, who reinstated himself as director of football only a matter of days after being made redundant by the club.
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