Premier League Golden Glove
|Premier League Golden Glove|
Joe Hart is the joint highest winner of the Golden Glove award with four.
|Awarded for||The most clean sheets in a given Premier League season|
|Presented by||Premier League|
|Golden Glove||David de Gea|
|Most awards||Petr Čech & Joe Hart (4)|
|Most Consecutive Wins||3 (Pepe Reina, Joe Hart)|
|Most number of clean sheets||24 (Petr Čech; 2005)|
|Most consecutive clean sheets||14 (Edwin van der Sar; 2009)|
The Premier League Golden Glove is an annual association football award presented to the goalkeeper who has kept the most clean sheets (when a goalkeeper concedes no goals during a single match) in the Premier League. For sponsorship purposes, it has been referred to as the Barclays Golden Glove since its inception during the 2004–05 season until the 2015–16 season. Since 2017–18 season, it is known as the Cadbury Golden Glove. Originally, the Golden Glove could only be won outright by a single player; should there have been a tie, the goalkeeper with the superior clean sheets-to-games ratio received the award. However, starting in the 2013–14 season, the Golden Glove is shared by goalkeepers with an equal number of clean sheets, regardless of the number of games they played.
The Premier League was founded in 1992, when the clubs of the First Division left the Football League and established a new commercially independent league that negotiated its own broadcast and sponsorship agreements. In 2005, the Premier League Golden Glove was first awarded, with Petr Čech its inaugural recipient. Čech and Joe Hart have won the award on four occasions, the most out of all goalkeepers. Hart played for Manchester City in each of his four winning seasons and they are the club that has received the award the most. Čech and Hart's four awards mean Czech and English goalkeepers have won the Golden Glove the most, ahead of Spain with three. Both Pepe Reina and Hart have won the award in three consecutive seasons, which is a record.
Čech set the record for matches without conceding a goal in a single season – with 24 – to win the inaugural award in 2005. During the 2008–09 season, Edwin van der Sar surpassed Čech's previous record of 10 consecutive clean sheets by reaching 14. During his streak, Van der Sar went 1,311 minutes without conceding a goal. In the process, he broke Čech's Premier League record (1,025 minutes), Steve Death's Football League record (1,103 minutes) and the all-time league record in Britain (1,155 minutes) for most consecutive scoreless minutes. Manchester United keeper David de Gea is the winner for the 2017–18 season.
|Player (X)||Name of the player and number of times they had won the award at that point (if more than one)|
|Indicates multiple award winners in the same season|
|Denotes the club were Premier League champions in the same season|
|2004–05||Petr Čech||Czech Republic||Chelsea||24|||
|2006–07||Pepe Reina (2)||Spain||Liverpool||19|||
|2007–08||Pepe Reina (3)||Spain||Liverpool||18|||
|2008–09||Edwin van der Sar||Netherlands||Manchester United||21|||
|2009–10||Petr Čech (2)||Czech Republic||Chelsea||17|||
|2010–11||Joe Hart||England||Manchester City||18|||
|2011–12||Joe Hart (2)||England||Manchester City||17|||
|2012–13||Joe Hart (3)||England||Manchester City||18|||
|2013–14||Petr Čech (3)||Czech Republic||Chelsea||16|||
|2014–15||Joe Hart (4)||England||Manchester City||14|||
|2015–16||Petr Čech (4)||Czech Republic||Arsenal||16|||
|2017–18||David de Gea||Spain||Manchester United||18|||
Awards won by nationality
Awards won by club
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